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Herzlich willkommen in Polen! You will be welcomed and taken to your accommodation upon arrival at Warsaw Airport. Warsaw has risen from the wreckage of WWII to become a bustling metropolis with an abundance of attractions, a thriving cultural scene, and an increasingly dynamic nightlife. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city independently. Overnight in a Warsaw hotel.
Today, take a city tour in Warsaw. On a guided tour of Warsaw's historic districts, discover the city's beauty. Visit the Lazienki Park, which is home to Chopin's monument and the Palace on the Isle. Visit Warsaw's UNESCO-listed Old Town to view the Royal Castle on Zamkowy Square, St. John's Cathedral, and the Market Square with the Mermaid Monument, the city's emblem. Circulate through the Old Town and conclude the journey by viewing Warsaw's most emotive and significant monuments. Overnight in a Warsaw hotel. (B)
This morning, go to Krakow, one of Poland's most popular cities, featuring the world's biggest Renaissance square. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city on your own. This ancient mediaeval city is home to several monasteries, cathedrals, and abbeys. Overnight in a Krakow hotel. (B)
Today, following breakfast, begin a walking tour of Krakow. The Wawel Castle and a 14th-century cathedral are worth a visit. To reach Collegium Maius, stroll through Kanonicza and Grodzka streets. See the city's finest attractions, including the Main Market Square, the Cloth Hall, and St Mary's Church, all of which are UNESCO-listed. Take a day excursion from Krakow to Auschwitz-Birkenau and see a tragic piece of World War II history. Pass past crematoriums, ancient jail complexes, and emotional memorials, and hear sensitively from your guide about this tragic period in history. Overnight in a Krakow hotel.
Today, after breakfast, travel to Budapest. This city offers everything for everyone, from dramatic history and flamboyant architecture to therapeutic thermal springs and an unmatched nightlife in Eastern and Central Europe. The evening is free to explore the city alone. Overnight in a Budapest hotel. (B)
Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest, including a Danube River cruise. During the city trip, you'll learn about all of Budapest's major attractions from your tour guide. Allow us to show you the highlights on both banks of the Danube. Take a stroll around the Castle District, take in the view from the Citadel, and visit Pest's major attractions. After the city tour, take a 1-hour Danube river cruise to explore the sights of Budapest from a new perspective. Spend the evening on your own exploring the city. Overnight in a Budapest hotel. (B)
After breakfast, continue your drive to Vienna, stopping in Bratislava along the way. Bratislava is a city that caters to all tastes. For history and arts buffs, as well as aficionados of opera and concert virtuosos, hundreds of clubs and music bars offer true autonomous culture and live multi-genre music. Bratislava is also known as the beer capital of the world. The Old Town is densely packed with quaint tiny brewers. Continue to Vienna, Austria's capital, which combines imperial heritage with breathtaking contemporary architecture. It is noted for its imperial landmarks, coffee shops, and quaint wine bars, as well as its distinct Viennese charm. Overnight in a Vienna hotel. (B)
After breakfast, take a City Tour in Vienna. On a panoramic tour of Vienna, take in the city's stunning sights. Along the majestic Ringstrasse, take in all of the major sights and attractions. Visit to the Habsburg dynasty's spectacular vacation palace. Spend the evening on your own exploring the city. Overnight in a Vienna hotel. (B)
Today, after breakfast, proceed to Prague, making a quick stop in Cesky Krumlov for an orientation tour. Ceskz Krumlov, located in southern Bohemia, is one of Europe's most gorgeous cities. It's a tiny version of Prague – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a beautiful castle perched above the Vltava River, a historic town centre, Renaissance and baroque buildings, and a 20-minute walk from one side of town to the other. Continue your journey to Prague, the Czech Republic's capital city, which is situated on the banks of the Vltava River. Overnight in a Prague hotel. (B
This morning, go on a City Tour of Prague, complete with a visit to the Prague Castle and a boat cruise. Beginning in Wenceslas Square, an air-conditioned bus will whisk you to the city's most famous attractions, including the National Museum, the Dancing House, and all the way to the Prague Castle. Continue on foot to Mala Strana and Kampa, Charles Bridge and Old Town Square, where the famed Astronomical Clock is located, as well as the Jewish Quarter. Later, we'll go on a boat tour along the Vltava River, where we'll be treated to an incredible view of Prague Castle, the National Theatre in Prague, and other treasures. Overnight in a Prague hotel. (B)
Your journey finishes with a transport to the Prague Airport. We appreciate your visit to Eastern Europe! We hope you had a pleasant holiday and wish you a safe return. (B)