Bohemian Highlights Summer 2018

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Don your walking shoes for a leisurely ramble across the cities of Bohemia - exploring historic city centres like Berlin, Warsaw and Vienna that have seamlessly merged the tradition of old and new. Follow in the footsteps of emperors, generals and composers, the colourful folklore of Central Europe, and tragedy of a war that left its mark on the Polish landsc...

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • City tour in Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna and Prague
    • Orientation of Frankfurt and Leipzig
    • View the famous Reichstag and Tiergarten in Berlin, Krakow Cathedral and the UNESCO listed Castle District in Budapest
    • Visit the Berlin TV Tower, Poznań, the monastery of Jasna Gora, the concentration camp at Auschwitz, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, the Baroque town centre of Győr, Tabor, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague

What's this trip about?

    Don your walking shoes for a leisurely ramble across the cities of Bohemia - exploring historic city centres like Berlin, Warsaw and Vienna that have seamlessly merged the tradition of old and new. Follow in the footsteps of emperors, generals and composers, the colourful folklore of Central Europe, and tragedy of a war that left its mark on the Polish landscape.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityFrankfurt
End CityFrankfurt

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Czechia
  • Hungary
  • Poland

Attractions

  • Berlin
  • Budapest
  • Frankfurt
  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • Warsaw

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Frankfurt

Old-world charm and modern sophistication await in the vibrant city of Frankfurt. Join your Travel Director for an orientation drive through the city to admire its Gothic and Renaissance façades, followed by a Welcome Reception. Welcome Reception

Day 2: Frankfurt – Leipzig – Berlin (2 Nights)

Journey through the lush landscapes of Saxony to Leipzig, the capital of cool, which for centuries has been at the crossroads of two ancient trade routes. The city was once home to such greats as Goethe, Mendelssohn and Johann Sebastian Bach, who lived in this music-l...

Day 3: Berlin Sightseeing

Explore an iconic landmark of a unified Berlin and reunified Germany during a Cultural Insight experience at the Berlin TV Tower where you will enjoy inspiring 360° views of the city and meandering River Spree. See the neo-Renaissance Reichstag, Tiergarten, Brandenbur...

Day 4: Berlin – Poznań – Warsaw (2 Nights)

We travel through patchwork farm landscapes stopping in Poznań, before arriving in the elegant Polish capital, Warsaw, where we'll spend the next two nights. Embrace the youthful verve of a city that has triumphed over repeated conquests and the shackles of communism, and spend the evening at leisure exploring the sights. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Warsaw Sightseeing

Join a Local Specialist this morning to explore Warsaw's colourful historic centre, including the Old Town, which the Nazis destroyed in retailiation against the brave Warsaw Uprising. We'll also see the Warsaw Ghetto where hundreds of thousands of Polish Jews were im...

Day 6: Warsaw – Czestochowa – Auschwitz – Kraków (2 Nights)

Rub shoulders with Catholic pilgrims who for centuries have journeyed to pay homage to Czestochowa's Black Madonna at the Jasna Góra Monastery. Continue to Auschwitz Memorial Site for a poignant reminder of the greatest tragedies of World War II. We continue to the enchanting city of Kraków, our home for the next two nights, dining in our hotel. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Kraków Sightseeing

We take to the beautiful streets of Kraków, joining Local Specialist for a walking tour of the medieval Old Town and its expansive town square. Visit the Renaissance Cloth Hall and Mariacki Church with its hourly trumpet call. See Wawel Castle, for centuries the resid...

Day 8: Kraków – Slovakia – Budapest (2 Nights)

Drive south through the Carpathians and across the border into Slovakia with its green and golden rolling landscapes. We journey to Hungary and arrive later in the majestic capital of Budapest. Spend this evening exploring the Castle District with its centuries-old façades or perhaps consider a scenic river cruise along the beautiful Danube. Buffet Breakfast

Day 9: Budapest Sightseeing

Delve into a tale of two cities, unified only in the 19th century as bridges were built to straddle the waters of the Danube. We join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour, featuring views of the famous Chain Bridge, the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district and a vi...

Day 10: Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

Before leaving beautiful Budapest, perhaps take a guided tour of the imposing Gothic Parliament Building, the home of Hungary's Holy Crown. Cross the hilly Transdanubia region - its orchards and vineyards providing a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely drive to the r...

Day 11: Vienna Sightseeing

Tread in the footsteps of Mozart, Haydn and Strauss, admiring Vienna's imperial elegance on an included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. See the Parliament Building with its marble statues, the 13th century Hofburg Palace, State Opera House and St. Stephen's ...

Day 12: Vienna – Tabor – Prague (2 Nights)

Travel north to the Czech Republic and visit Tabor, once a Hussite stronghold. This afternoon, arrive in the fairy-tale capital of Prague on the banks of the Vltava. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13: Prague Sightseeing

Join a Local Specialist this morning for an exploration of the city's labyrinthine lanes, and beautiful squares. Visit the impressive St. Vitus' Cathedral, set within the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle, cross the Vltava to the cobblestoned Old Town Square and view the 1...

Day 14: Prague – Frankfurt

We leave the picture-perfect city of Prague behind and journey west across the German border today before arriving in cosmopolitan Frankfurt for your final night. Spend the last evening of your Bohemian adventure with your travel companions and Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner. Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 15: Depart Frankfurt

Our time together has come to an end. We say farewell to our newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday. Transfers are available to Frankfurt Airport. Conditions apply. Buffet Breakfast

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Last Updated: 10/8/2018

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Meals Included
  • 14 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 7 dinners
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
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