Taste of Wonderful Eastern Europe

Published in Best of Balkans and Europe, Europe Tours


OVERVIEW:

A wonderful tour where we visit places that must be visited once in a lifetime. The magical Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and many other charismatic cities warmly invite you to visit them.

Day 1

Destination: Arrival to Berlin
Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Berlin: 4* Hotel

Arrival at Berlin airport. Transfer to hotel. Free time to relax from your flight. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 2

Destination: Berlin
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Berlin: 4* Hotel

On our morning city tour we will guide you to see the new Parliament buildings. Visit the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and Alexanderplatz, with the television tower, the highest building of Berlin, and to the Potsdamer Platz. Remainder of the day at leisure to explore the city on your own pace. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 3

Destination: Berlin - Potsdam - Poznan
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Poznan area: 4* Hotel

Drive to Potsdam - the capital city of the State of Brandenburg. Visit of the Sanssouci Palace which is the most popular of Potsdam‘s palaces. The palace is considered the major work of Rococo architecture in Germany. Arrival in Poznan, one of the oldest cities in Poland, in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 4

Destination: Poznan - Warsaw
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Warsaw: 4* Hotel

Short orientation walk through the center of Poznan. You will see Poznan Cathedral, the St. Stanislav‘s Parish Church and the elegant Old Market Square. Poznan‘s most important sight is its old Townhall. It is the finest Renaissance building in the world north of Italy. Poznan‘s emblem is two goats, and the townhall‘s main tower clock has a metal pair of them. At noon, every day, the goats come out and ram their heads 12 times, and this attracts crowds. After lunch we continue to Zelazowa Wola. This little village is known all over the world because Frederick Chopin was born here. Visit of Chopin‘s Birthplace House and drive further to Poland’s capital Warsaw. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 5

Destination: Warsaw
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Warsaw: 4* Hotel

Today we experience a miracle of reconstruction and conservation. Our guided sightseeing tour reveals the historical center and the heart of the capital - which was restored after World War II to its former splendour so carefully that it is now included on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Also we see the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, so shockingly evoked in Polanski’s recent film, The Pianist. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 6

Destination: Warsaw - Czestochowa - Auschwitz - Krakow
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Krakow: 4* Hotel

After breakfast we drive to Czestochowa to visit the 14th century Paulite Monastery at Jasna Gora. The Monastery of Jasna Gora is the third-largest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world, the most valuable treasure is the miraculous painting of Our Lady. According to tradition, the icon was painted by Luke the Evangelist. Next, stop in Auschwitz to visit what is left of the concentration camp. Then on to medieval Krakow. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 7

Destination: Krakow
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Krakow: 4* Hotel

Our morning sightseeing tour begins with a short walk along the streets of the former Jewish district of Kazimierz. Next, Wawel Hill, crowned by Wawel Castle and Wawel Cathedral. A walk up Grodzka street leads you to the heart of Krakow, the Rynek Glówny, or Main Market Square. There the large Cloth Hall is the perfect place to shop for local souvenirs. The last sightseeing stops are the twin-spired St. Mary‘s Church and the Wawel Royal castle. In the evening enjoy dinner at our Polish Polka Party. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


Day 8

Destination: Krakow-Budapest
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Budapest: 4* Hotel

After breakfast our scenic drive takes us into the foothills of the Tatra Mountains and we cross into Slovakia. Next we approach the Hungarian capital Budapest. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 9

Destination: Budapest
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations in Budapest: 4* Hotel

After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Hungary’s capital, situated on both sides of the magnificent Danube River. In Buda, on the right bank of the Danube, you‘ll view a grand panorama of the entire city. Cross over the Danube bridges and see how the imposing Parliament Building dominates Pest, on the other side of the river. From the Elisabeth Bridge, the tour takes you to Heroes Square, with monuments to all the Hungarian kings. You’ll pass by Matthias Church, where the Hungarian kings were crowned. Tonight, we will enjoy a traditional Hungarian Folklore Evening with dinner. Overnight at hotel in Budapest.


Day 10

Destination: Budapest-Airport
Meal plan: Breakfast
No accommodations 

Breakfast and coach transfer to Budapest airport.

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Important note:

  • Prices are per person for accommodation in a double room.
  • A minimum of 2 passengers is required for the realization of the itinerary.
  • The organizer reserves the right to change the prices of optional excursions, in case of change in the price of tickets to the sites.
  • Payment exclusively in denars, exchange rate 1 euro = 62 mkd.
  • Accommodation is in hotels listed in the program or similar.
  • Payment upon reservation 50% and there is no possibility to cancel, change the date or change the names after the issuance of the plane ticket. Surcharge up to 100% 30 days before the start of the trip.
  • The passport must be valid for at least 180 days from the date of completion of the itinerary.
  • The organizer of the trip is - DMC BALKANS TRAVEL & EVENTS.
  • GENERAL TRAVEL CONDITIONS OF TA - DMC BALKANS TRAVEL & EVENTS are applied to the program.
  • The organizer reserves the right to cancel the itinerary in full as a result of a pandemic without refund, but with the possibility of issuing a voucher that customers that can be used in the next period according to current conditions.
  • The organizer reserves the right to change the price of the itinerary in case of change in the price of the hotel.
  • In case of material damage caused during the stay, the user compensates the damage to the owner on the spot.

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