Highlights of Bohemia - 2015

5 out of 5 stars

15 days

from $2395 pp

Trip available from May 2015 to Oct 2015.
"Most amazing holiday I ever had"
Bianca , Jul 2014

Experience Germany's heritage in cultural Berlin, Poland's character in vibrant Warsaw and Hungary's charm in beautiful Budapest. See Prague's intricate architecture up-close, stand in awe of Vienna's incredible backdrop and explore enchanting medieval towns on this brilliant European trip.

Trip type:
CostSaver
Trip code:
CHNE

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    ARRIVE FRANKFURT

    Welcome to Frankfurt! After check-in this afternoon, your Travel Director takes you on an orientation tour of the city's dynamic financial centre and medieval Römerplatz.

    Meal(s)

    Dinner

    Hotel

    Mercure Airport Neu Isenburg

  • 2.

    FRANKFURT – BERLIN (2 NIGHTS)

    Cross the northern plains of Germany to the capital, Berlin, a city with a rich political and cultural history.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Park Plaza Prenzlauer Berg

  • 3.

    BERLIN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Your Local Specialist brings Berlin's history to life during your sightseeing tour. View the Reichstag Building, Tiergarten, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden Boulevard and the German State Opera House. Spend the rest of the day exploring this exuberant city on your own, or perhaps join an optional experience for a glimpse into Berlin's secret past.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 4.

    BERLIN – POZNAN – WARSAW (2 NIGHTS)

    Head east and cross the border into Poland at Frankfurt-an-der-Oder. Visit the commercial centre, Poznan, and view the City Hall, Gothic architecture and other important sights. Arrive later in the capital, Warsaw, where you dine tonight at your hotel.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Novotel Centrum

  • 5.

    WARSAW SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Warsaw is an energetic and lively city and your Local Specialist reveals the city's diverse history during your sightseeing tour this morning. View St. John's Cathedral and the Royal Palace in the Old Town, which was rebuilt after the war. See the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. Afterwards you are free to explore and don't miss the opportunity to take an optional experience to Wilanow Palace, the residence of Polish King Jan Sobieski. This evening you might like to discover the city's vibrant nightlife!

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 6.

    WARSAW – CZESTOCHOWA – KRAKOW (2 NIGHTS)

    Travel south to Czestochowa and view the Paulite Monastery at Jasna Gora. Dating back to the 14th century, this place of pilgrimage is home to a famous icon of the Black Madonna. Arrive this afternoon in Krakow, where you might like to take an excursion to see the famous sculptures in the nearby salt mines, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to an entire chapel carved from the rock salt as well as dozens of sculptures.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Ibis Stare Miasto

  • 7.

    KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Admire Krakow's beautiful sights with your Local Specialist this morning, including the city's medieval walls and buildings, and the castle and cathedral on Wavel Hill. In your free time, soak up the atmosphere in the Old Town or perhaps visit Auschwitz Memorial Site, a chilling reminder of the Holocaust.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 8.

    KRAKOW – BUDAPEST (2 NIGHTS)

    Relax and enjoy the splendid scenery as you drive through the foothills of the Tatra Mountains into the Slovak Republic and on to Hungary. Your day ends in Budapest, a bustling city on the romantic River Danube.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Mercure Buda

  • 9.

    BUDAPEST SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    View the city's sights with your Local Specialist including the Fisherman's Bastion, Heroes' Square, the Church of St. Matthias and panoramic views of the city from Gellert Hill. Afterwards, explore on your own or maybe take a trip to Szentendre or visit the Parliament buildings. Dine tonight at your hotel.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

  • 10.

    BUDAPEST – GYÖR – VIENNA (2 NIGHTS)

    Journey through the Transdanubia region to Györ. Founded by the Romans, Györ has retained much of its medieval and Baroque charm. Continue across the Austrian border and arrive later in the capital, Vienna, famed for its classical music. Consider a guided visit to Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburgs.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Austria Trend Schloss Wilhelminenberg

  • 11.

    VIENNA SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    From the Parliament to the Opera, the Hofburg and City Hall, your Local Specialist shows you all the sights of this beautiful imperial city. This evening, consider an optional experience to a wine village on the outskirts of Vienna for dinner.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 12.

    VIENNA – BRNO – PRAGUE (2 NIGHTS)

    Leave Vienna and cross the border into the Czech Republic. See the medieval town of Brno. Journey through beautiful Bohemian countryside to the golden city of Prague.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Duo

  • 13.

    PRAGUE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Prague spans the River Vltava and ranks as one of the best-preserved cities in Europe. Your Local Specialist gives you an insight into the city's history during your sightseeing tour, which features Prague Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus and the Old Town square. In your free time, perhaps take a cruise on the Vltava River.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 14.

    PRAGUE – ROTHENBURG – FRANKFURT

    Travel across the border into Germany, where you arrive at the charming city of Rothenburg. See the sights during your orientation of the city, including medieval streets and fortified walls. There's time to shop for Christmas ornaments before returning to Frankfurt where you enjoy a dinner.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Hotel

    Mercure Airport Neu Isenburg

  • 15.

    DEPART FRANKFURT

    Say goodbye to your Travel Director and travelling companions as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Frankfurt Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Berlin

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Tiergarten and the German State Opera House
  • Brno

    See the medieval town
  • Budapest

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes Gellert Hill, the Fisherman's Bastion and the Church of St. Matthias
  • Czestochowa

    View the monastery at Jasna Gora
  • Frankfurt

    Orientation tour includes the Old Town
  • Györ

    Visit this medieval city
  • Krakow

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the cathedral and Royal Castle on Wavel Hill
  • Poznan

    Visit the town known as the ‘cradle of the Polish state'
  • Prague

    Walking tour with a Local Specialist includes views of Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square
  • Rothenburg

    Visit this fortified medieval town
  • Vienna

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of Vienna's State Opera House, the Hofburg Palace, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards
  • Warsaw

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the Old City, St. John's Cathedral and the Royal Palace

Dining

  • 14 buffet breakfasts

  • 5 three course dinners

Travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom
  • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your trip
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

Notes

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Berlin

  • Dinner And Berlin By Night

    Adult Price: €57.00 Tonight join us as we enjoy hearty German food, wine, beer and traditional music, before discovering the illuminated landmarks of the German capital.
  • Traditional Lake District Dinner

    Adult Price: €57.00 Admire the architecture of this vibrant city on a scenic drive to the rural outskirts, used as the Royal Hunting grounds in centuries past. Now an exclusive residential district, you’ll dine in a charming chalet-style restaurant and enjoy an atmospheric dinner of German specialities.
  • Berlin's Secret Past Revealed

    Adult Price: €26.00 Uncover secrets of Berlin’s past with your Local Specialist on a guided tour of the city. View the Holocaust Memorial, touch a remaining section of the Berlin Wall, see the site of Checkpoint Charlie, and learn more about Berlin’s WWII and Cold War past.

Warsaw

  • Chopin’s Warsaw

    Adult Price: €44.00 The spirit of Warsaw and the music of Chopin go hand in hand. This exclusive private recital of his music, performed for you by a celebrated Polish pianist in one of Warsaw’s old summer palaces, is one of the unforgettable memories of this trip. Sparkling wine will be served during the intermission.
  • Wilanow Palace

    Adult Price: €32.00 This splendid baroque palace was built in the late 17th century as a summer home for King Jan Sobieski III. On our visit you’ll see the collection of royal furniture, portraits and china that forms part of the National Museum, and discover the Museum of the Polish Poster in the palace grounds.

Krakow

  • Wieliczka Salt Mines Exploration

    Adult Price: €47.00 Visit this amazing UNESCO World Heritage-listed site just outside Krakow and marvel at the unique sculptures and setting of this 800-year old salt mine. See chambers, chapels and even salt chandeliers as we follow our guide 135 m (440 ft) underground.
  • Auschwitz And Birkenau

    Adult Price: €30.00 Take a sobering but worthwhile trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau, the memorial sites of former concentration camps during WWII.
  • Farmhouse Dinner And Polka Party

    Adult Price: €54.00 Tonight, you'll have a chance to enjoy the typical Polka music and traditional dance of Poland's rich culture, while savoring a delicious meal of Polish specialties and beverages at our specially-selected venue.

Budapest

  • Danube Cruise With Dinner

    Adult Price: €58.00 Enjoy a scenic cruise on our private boat on the romantic Danube. You’ll savour a tasty dinner selection of Hungarian specialities with drinks included and see Budapest's spectacular illuminations, which give it the nickname 'The Paris of the East'.
  • Szentendre And Light Lunch

    Adult Price: €47.00 Explore more of Hungary and follow our guide out of bustling Budapest to the picturesque medieval town of Szentendre, set on the banks of the Danube and awash with ancient walls, cobbled streets and beautiful vistas. Here we'll enjoy a Goulash cooking demonstration before sampling this essential Hungarian dish during lunch, which also includes cake and drinks. Afterwards, perhaps strike a bargain in the shops that sell beautiful Hungarian embroidery, ceramics and paprika.
  • Visit To The Hungarian Parliament And Gundel

    Adult Price: €53.00 Take a guided tour of this magnificent Gothic Revival building, the most ornate state parliament in Europe. You’ll also have time to relax with a visit to the world famous Gundel restaurant for pancakes and drinks. When the Parliament is closed, we will visit the exquisite 'Renaissance' Opera House and the optional will be offered at €43.

Vienna

  • Dinner With Traditional Musical Entertainment In A Local Restaurant

    Adult Price: €59.00 Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant, with drinks and traditional musical entertainment included.
  • Dinner And Viennese Concert

    Adult Price: €99.00 A wonderful evening of all things Viennese! Enjoy a superb dinner with drinks, followed by a concert of Viennese classical music Works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be performed and your 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne or juice during the interval will only enhance the experience.
  • Viennese Concert

    Adult Price: €52.00 You’ll enjoy a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Strauss and Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. You’ll receive 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.
  • Schönbrunn Palace And Gardens

    Adult Price: €37.00 Enjoy a guided visit to the Palace of Schönbrunn, with its magnificently preserved state rooms and exquisite gardens. You’ll also have time for a walk through the park, perhaps as far as the Gloriette pavilion with its magnificent views.

Prague

  • Beautiful Prague By Night

    Adult Price: €36.00 Join your Local Specialist for an evening introduction to this fairy-tale city by mini-bus, tram or on foot. You’ll discover the magical Old Town Square, enjoy a drink and snack in one of the old town’s quaint restaurants while a musician entertains, and see a panoramic view over the city. Optional may be operated in reverse, starting with the viewpoint.
  • Prague By Night - Walking Tour

    Adult Price: €30.00 Join your Local Specialist for a walking tour and evening introduction to this fairy-tale city. We’ll meander through the magical old city, then explore the old town, where you’ll enjoy drinks and music in one of the quaint restaurants.
  • Scenic Vltava Cruise with Lunch Or Dinner

    Adult Price: €46.00 Take a relaxing cruise on the beautiful River Vltava and we’ll tell you about the legends, myths, culture and hidden secrets of this enchanting city. During the cruise you’ll enjoy a lunch or dinner of local specialities.
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