Meet and greet your guide and travel companions in the lobby of the hotel. After check-in we explore the city centre of Berlin – the capital of Germany. Stroll around the Ku’damm. Overninight.
Capitals of Former Eastern Europe
- Sightseeing tour
- Cultural tour
- Educational tour
- Tailor made / Customized tour
- Vip tour
This tour offers you the gems of Eastern Europe with a mixture of natural beauties. Explore the historic and cultural-rich cities of the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia. Take a stroll down the Old Town Square in Prague, go shopping in Berlin, take a walk along Elbe in Dresden – the German Florence, taste Sacher cake in Vienna, have a coffee at the main square in Bratislava, and dance the night away at “Csarda evening” in Budapest.
Type of tour: Sightseeing tour
Duration: 12 days
Departure and time: On request
Best time for tour: All year
Number of persons: 2-8 persons
- The once-divided metropolis of Berlin
- The beautiful capital of Saxony – the city of Dresden
- “The Swiss Saxony” - a mountain climbing area and a national park around the Elbe River
- The Prague's maze of cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards - a paradise for the aimless wanderer
- Magnificent city of Vienna with its top attractions as St. Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg Palace, and Graben Street
- The Slovakian capital of Bratislava
- Budapest – city of many thermal spas and rich history
Breakfast. During the sightseeing of the once-divided metropolis of Berlin, we can admire the restored Reichstag Building, the Brandenburg Gate, the Charlottenburg Palace, the Victory Column, Unter den Linden Boulevard, Check Point Charlie, the Dom, and the beautiful Museum Island. In the afternoon, we can visit the Pergamom Museum or go to the observatory platform on the TV Tower. Overnight.
BERLIN – DRESDEN
We take just a few-hour drive to the former East Germany and the beautiful capital of Saxony – the city of Dresden. Despite the city was badly damaged by the Allies in the WWII, it is now restored and shines in its Baroque splendour. We visit the Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera. Overnight.
DRESDEN – “SWISS SAXONY” – PRAGUE
After breakfast, we continue towards Austria. We stop in a beautiful and very interesting area called “the Swiss Saxony”. This is a mountainous climbing area and a national park around the Elbe River. Here, we can admire the sandstone mountains which were carved by the erosion. Continue to the Prague. Overnight.
Breakfast. Our sightseeing starts on the top in a 1000-year-old Hradcany Castle, and takes us over the Charles Bridge to the Old Town, where among other we are able to admire also the superb Astronomical Clock. Continue to stroll around the main boulevard – Staromestske Namesty with Jewish quarter and Cemetery. Overnight.
Breakfast. Free time for individual sightseeing and shopping.
Optional folklore evening or dinner at local brewery. Overnight.
Breakfast. Free day to continue exploring Prague or visit the near-by attractions, like the Konopiste Castle. Here, we can see one of the most beautiful and largest collections of weapon in Europe with almost 5,000 specimens. Return to hotel and free time. Possibility for a romantic cruise through Prague, which offers you an entirely different view of the historic centre and its sights. Overnight.
PRAGUE - VIENNA
After breakfast, we drive to the capital of Austria – Vienna. Afterwards, we take a circular tour of the city of Vienna and pass the Vienna Opera House (Wiener Staatsoper), the Art History Museum (Kunsthistorisches Museum), the Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), the Parliament Building (Parlament or Hohes Haus), the University of Vienna (Universität Wien), the Vienna City Hall (das Rathaus), the Stock Exchange (Die Börsenfachgeschäft) etc. Then we take a walk and go from Hofburg to the Cathedral of St. Stephen (Der Stephansdom). Free time for individual sightseeing and shopping. Overnight.
VIENNA – SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE
After breakfast, we take a tour to the Schönbrunn Palace, where we visit showrooms of the palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home of Maria Theresa. Schönbrunn Palace, together with its ancillary buildings and extensive park, is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria due to its long and colourful history. UNESCO catalogued Schönbrunn Palace on the World Heritage List in 1996, together with its gardens, the park and (last but not least) the oldest zoo in the world, as a remarkable Baroque ensemble and example of synthesis of the arts. Some free time. Overnight.
VIENNA – BRATISLAVA – BUDAPEST
Breakfast. A short drive takes us to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, where we explore the Castle and the Old City with the city walls and Michael's Tower, Old Town Hall, Hlavne namesti Square etc. You have time to stroll the pedestrian centre of Bratislava on your own. We continue our journey towards the East and soon we cross to the Hungarian plains. A short drive brings us to another jewel on the Danube – Budapest. We take a panoramic tour before checking-in at the hotel. An evening stroll along the Danube. Overnight.
Breakfast. We explore the dual city of Buda with two magnificent hills (Gellert with Citadel at the top of the hill, and Castle Hill with the Matthias Church and Royal Palace) and Pest with the Parliament building, the Market Hall, grand avenues and squares. You also have enough spare time to explore Budapest on your own. You can enjoy in a “Csarda evening” with traditional dinner. Overnight.
After breakfast, we meet in the lobby to say farewell to our new friends and travel companions and take the last group photo in memory of the unforgettable moments in Europe.
- Professional English-speaking (other languages on request) guide/driver
- Transport by comfortable car/van
- Parking fees, tolls and fuel
- 11 x accommodation with breakfast in double/twin room in 4* hotels as per program
- Entrance fees: Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera, Swiss Saxony, Prague Castle, Schoenbrunn Palace, Bratislava Castle, Fisherman Bastion, Mathias Church Budapest
- Tourist taxes
- Single supplement
- Other entrance fees and visits
- Beverages and other meals
- Personal expenses