Central Eastern Europe
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Places: Prague ,
Salt mine/ Zakopane ,
Fairytale castle /Munich,
Day-1: Prague Arrival
Departing at 15:00 (duration 2hr). Many famous Prague attractions border the river and as we journey up stream, passing under the Charles Bridge, guests enjoy unique views of the city with the Old Town on one bank, and the Lesser Town (Mala Strana) on the other, we view Prague Castle, the National Theatre, the Vysehrad Fortress and other well-known sights. This excellent river cruise to be enjoyed either on deck or inside the boat (air-conditioned in summer, heated in winter).
After buffet Breakfast, check-out, private transfer to Prague.
Prague – City Tour: The Prague Grand City Sightseeing Tour is very popular, providing a superb introduction to this beautiful city. This sightseeing excursion is part by coach, part on foot (as many of the most interesting areas of Prague are pedestrianized). A 90 minute guided walk through the Prague Castle complex to discover the major sights within.
Admire the grandeur of Saint Vitus Cathedral, the architecture of the Old
Royal Palace, and enjoy stunning views over the whole of Prague. From
Prague Castle we head for the river, for a stroll across Charles Bridge, and
for more wonderful views of the city. We then continue our Prague tour with a walk through the Jewish Quarter, Wenceslas Square at its heart, Lesser Town (Mala Strana) the historic Astronomical Clock and the Old Town Square. En-route, we learn the origins of one of the best preserved medieval cities in the world. Afternoon at leisure or Optional suggested
activities, such as Black night theater, Czech Folklore show or Medieval show.
Day-3: Poland Prague – Krakow 540Km / 6Hr30min
Krakow City Tour: for over a thousand years, Krakow has been the center of science, culture and art in Poland. You’ll see the Wawel Castle and Cathedral, the Rynek Glowny (Main Market) Square and St Mary’s Church.
Your tour begins with a short walk along the streets of the former Jewish
district of Kazimierz, Wawel Castle and Wawel Cathedral and the seat of royal power up until the 17th century. A walk up Grodzka street leads you to the heart of Krakow, the Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny). The large Gothic Cloth Hall is the perfect place to shop for local souvenirs. The last sightseeing stop is the twin-spired St Mary’s Church with its famous medieval altar by Wit Stwosz and where every hour the brave trumpeter
of Krakow still calls out his warning.
Day-4: Poland Krakow – Salt Mine 13Km/30min Salt-mine - Zakopane 100km/1Hr45min Zakopane – High Tatry 60Km/1Hr
Krakow Salt Mine: your guided tour takes you from 210 to 440 feet (64 to 135 meters) underground, passing through galleries and chambers on
three levels. The guided walk consists of 20 monumental chambers joined
by 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) of pathways. You’ll see the richly ornamented Chapel of the Blessed Kingaby. A lift carries you back to the surface.
Further travel to Zakopane.
Zakopane: the stunning scenic surroundings are located in the Tatrzanski National Park, at the heart of the magnificent Tatra mountains, surrounding valleys and peaks. Let’s proceed with a ride by the funicular railway (ticket included) to Gubalowka Mountain (1123m) and admire panorama of the Tatras, visit the market at the foot of Gubalowka, then walk around the town looking at the charming well known unique wooden architecture.
Day-5: Slovakia High Tatry – Budapest 270Km/4Hr
Cable ride to one of the highest mountain of High Tatry: let’s take a cable ride to one of the highest mountain. The cable-car ride alone will certainly be an adventure for you. The cable-car overcomes the difference in height of more than 1,700 m and it transports tourists to an altitude of 2634m above sea level. In fine weather, the observation point offers a unique panoramic view. If the visibility is good, tourists can see as far as to
the Polish lowlands, while in the opposite direction, they can look over
almost one fifth of the Slovak territory with a lovely view. Further travel to
Bratislava - capital of Slovakia. During your journey you will enjoy the natural beauty and panoramic views of the Tatra Mountains.
Day-6: Hungary Budapest
After breakfast today, proceed to visit the beautiful city of Vaduz which is in the landlocked alpine country of Liechtenstein – the 6th smallest country in the world and also the richest German speaking country. Vaduz, the capital city, gives an opportunity to tourists to appreciate some of the many surviving medieval, Gothic, and Baroque structures.
Budapest half-day City tour: the Grand City Sightseeing Tour makes the perfect introduction for the first time visitor. Your travels will take you across the Danube on the Margaret Bridge, show you the House of Parliament, the Royal Castle, Fisherman's Bastion and much more. You
will cross the Danube on the Margaret Bridge (Margaret Island) and drive
to the Royal Castle on the Buda side. Here you will visit the Fisherman's
Bastion (Promenade) and the Matthias Church (Interior visit). Lunch at Indian Restaurant. You will also climb the Gellert Hill for fantastic photo opportunities of the city before crossing Elizabeth bridge and driving by
the City Park towards Heroes' square (Promenade). Passing by the Opera
and St. Stephen's Basilica you reach to the city center, where your tour ends. Evening at leisure leisure or optional half day Danube Bend tour.
Danube Bend tour: we take you to Visegrád-the former Royal Residence and we carry on to the Baroque Artists’ Village Szentendre (guided walk). Enter into the spirit of the countryside as it was at the end of the 19th century. Handicraft masters work in the houses and yards, sheep bleat in the detached farmstead, the water mill is crushing grain, and the delicious smell of strudel comes from the bakery… The buildings are arranged just like they were in the original villages. Return to Budapest
Hungarian Folklore show: the art of folk-dancing is at such high artistic level. It is danced by the best professional Hungarian folk ensembles with the longest tradition (formed in 1951, 1957, and 1952). Their choreographies are based on authentic dances. Some of them were collected in isolated villages and date back hundreds of years. Through the performed dances you can get a broad view of the music, dance and costume heritage of Hungary and the Hungarian inhabited areas.
Day-7: Slovakia Budapest – Bratislava 200Km / 2Hr30min
Bratislava City tour: tour will show you Bratislava's most important places and historical sights, such as the Presidential Palace, Eurovea-the modern city center, the National Theatre, a unique Art Nouveau church and others. It stops at Bratislava Castle and Napoleon´s Hill with their splendid panoramic views and continues with a walking tour of the charming squares and narrow lanes of the Old Town. You will see St.
Michael´s Gate, the first University Istropolitana, St.Martin´s Cathedral (the
coronation site), the Primatial Palace, Old Town Hall and finally the Opera House where the tour ends (duration: 2,5 hours).
Day-8: Austria Vienna 80Km / 1Hr
Full day Vienna City Tour: the tour gives you a thorough overview of Vienna's most significant historical sights and focuses on the famous Schonbrunn Palace. Complimentary transfer to the Opera House at the end of your tour. You'll also see the Museum of Applied Arts, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural History. The Hofburg is another highlight, the famous residence of Empress Elizabeth (affectionately known as Sisi to the Austrians). Plus you'll see a lot of other
fine buildings, including the Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, the
University and the Votive Church, Maria Theresa, your tour ends by the Südtiroler Platz.
Day-9: Austria Bratislava – Salzburg 380Km / 4Hr30min
Salzburg Tour: you will visit these main attractions: Mirabell Palace, Mozarteum, Marionette Theatre, Regional Theatre, Mozart’s Residence, Trinity Church, Law Courts, Hellbrunn Palace, Palace of Frohnburg, Nonnberg Abbey, Siegmunds Gate, Festival Halls, Horse Pond, Getreidegasse, Blasius Church, Mozart Square. The walking tour will impress you as you admire all the important sights of the Old City. The memories of this tour will stay with you forever: Mirabell Gardens, Getreidgasse with Mozart’s Birthplace, University Square, Old Market,
Residence Square with Fountain, Mozart Square, Cathedral, Cemetery of St
Peter, Kapitel Square at the foot of the Fortress Hohensalzburg.
Day-10: Austria Swarovski - Innsbruck 20Km/20min
Swarovski Crystal World: The art of cutting crystal glass is the core theme at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds, a magical treasure cove conceived by Austrian artist and ingenious ‘storyteller’ André Heller. Located in Wattens, a small town east of Innsbruck, this unique exhibition space with its glittering array of colourful artistic exudes a truly mystical atmosphere.
Established by the famous crystal manufacturing company, the Swarovski museum also features year-round events such as workshops, live performances and special exhibitions. Further we travel to Innsbruck.
Innsbruck City Tour: visitors are taken on a journey back in time with an enchanting array of splendid architectural gems from the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Neo-Classical period. Historical landmarks such as the Golden Roof, the Court Church with its stunning bronze statues, the Imperial Palace and Ambras Castle evoke the grandeur of the
Habsburg empire’s bygone greatness. The spectacular Bergisel Ski Jump
Day-11: Germany 115Km/1Hr20min
Fairytale castle – Munich 130Km/1Hr30min
After buffet Breakfast, check-out.
Fairytale castle Neuschwanstein: Hidden in the seclusion of the mountains, King Ludwig II built two of his dream castles: Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. This excursion shows these extraordinary castles, both carrying into effect a vision of Bavaria’s fairy
tale. Firstly, we will have 4 hours to visit Neuschwanstein - a castle that inspired Disney executives for their logo design. Further we travel to Munich
Munich city tour: orientation tour covers the main tourist attractions, such as Alte Pinakothek art museums, Neue Pinakothek, Art galeries, Odeonsplatz, Nationaltheater, Town hall, Cathedral Marienplatz,
Viktualienmarkt market with its colorful outdoor stalls, Hofbräuhaus, the National Theater with the Royal Palace.
Day-12: Germany Munich Airport
Airport for Departure: after buffet Breakfast, check-out, private transfer to the departure terminal. Our ground services end here, we put our level best efforts to provide you comfortable, enjoyable and unforgotten holidays. We hope you liked our services. We will appreciate your
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