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Bohemian Highlights

15 Days 5 Countries 14 Cities

Explore the historic region of Bohemia on this At Leisure trip, which visits Berlin, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna and Prague.

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Hazel from Canada

About this trip

An undercover look at the wartime history of Poland and Germany and the romance of Prague and Budapest – this trip gives you time to really experience the historic region of Bohemia.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like... spending time with a Krakow resident as they introduce you, and some of your fellow travellers, to their home city's highlights, taking you into the streets and stories of its medieval Old Town.


Trip type: Regional Explorer i

Trip code: CBOHA

14 Nights

accommodation

21 Meals
  • 14 hot buffet breakfasts.

  • 7 dinners (including Be My Guest).

On-trip Transport

All transport shown. All transfers shown.

Bohemian Highlights

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Frankfurt, Germany

Day 1

Arrive Frankfurt

Berlin, Germany

Day 2

Frankfurt – Leipzig – Berlin (2 Nights)

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

Day 3

Berlin Sightseeing and Free Time

Day 4

Berlin – Warsaw (2 Nights)

Day 5

Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time

Day 6

Warsaw – Czestochowa – Auschwitz – Krakow (2 Nights)

Day 7

Krakow Sightseeing and Free Time

Budapest, Hungary

Day 8

Krakow – Slovakia – Budapest (2 Nights)

Szentendre, Hungary

Day 9

Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time

Vienna, Austria

Day 10

Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

Day 11

Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time

Prague, Czech Republic

Day 12

Vienna – Tabor – Prague (2 Nights)

Astronomical Clock, Prague, Czech Republic

Day 13

Prague Sightseeing and Free Time

Frankfurt, Germany

Day 14

Prague – Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany

Day 15

Depart Frankfurt

Day 1

Arrive Frankfurt

Welcome to Frankfurt. Check-in this afternoon and enjoy an orientation drive through this fascinating city. Meet your Travel Director and companions later for a Welcome Reception.

Hotel

Sheraton Offenbach

Meals

  • Welcome Reception
Frankfurt, Germany

Day 1

Day 2

Frankfurt – Leipzig – Berlin (2 Nights)

Travel through Saxony to the bustling town of Leipzig which was once one of the major cities of the former East Germany. Until his death this city was also home to composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Continue through to Berlin, a contrasting city with a rich and varied history.

Hotel

Hilton

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Dinner And Berlin By Night

Tonight join us as we enjoy hearty German food, wine, beer and traditional music, before discovering the illuminated landmarks of the German capital.

Adult Price: €59.00

Berlin, Germany

Day 2

Day 3

Berlin Sightseeing and Free Time

This morning enjoy a Cultural Insight experience with fantastic 360° views of the city from the Berlin TV Tower. See the Reichstag, Tiergarten, Brandenburg Gate and Unter den Linden Boulevard with a Local Specialist during your included sightseeing tour. Spend free time afterwards shopping for souvenirs and exploring this captivating city.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Berlin's Secret Past Revealed

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.

Adult Price: €27.00

Traditional Lake District Dinner

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.

Adult Price: €58.00

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

Day 3

Day 4

Berlin – Warsaw (2 Nights)

Head east across the central plains to the Polish capital Warsaw. After dinner this evening you might like to explore the city's nightlife or treat yourself to a Chopin recital.

Hotel

The Westin

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 4

Day 5

Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time

Admire Warsaw's historic centre including the Old Town during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Visit the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, shockingly evoked in Polanski's award-winning film ‘The Pianist'. Explore the city on your own during your free time. Consider a visit to the Wilanow Palace, a priceless testimony to the splendour of Poland's past. Join your companions this evening for a Regional Meal at a local restaurant.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Regional Meal

Optional Experiences

Chopin’s Warsaw

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, if available, is one of the unforgettable memories of this trip. Sparkling wine will be served during the intermission.

Adult Price: €45.00

Wilanow Palace

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.

Adult Price: €33.00

Day 5

Day 6

Warsaw – Czestochowa – Auschwitz – Krakow (2 Nights)

Visit the 14th century Jasna Gora Monastery at Czestochowa. This is Poland's greatest place of pilgrimage and home to the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, Jasna Gora's most precious treasure. Later your visit to the Auschwitz Memorial Site is a sobering reminder of the atrocities of World War II. Tonight dine at your hotel in the medieval city of Krakow.

Hotel

Golden Tulip City Center

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 6

Day 7

Krakow Sightseeing and Free Time

This morning consider joining an Optional Experience to the Wieliczka Salt mine, one of the world's oldest salt mines, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to an entire chapel carved from the rock salt as well as dozens of sculptures. Enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour with a Local Specialist of the medieval Old Town and visit the Cloth Hall and Mariacki Church. See Wawel Castle and enjoy panoramic views of the city from Wawel Hill. Relax this afternoon or explore the Market Square and city on your own. This evening perhaps enjoy an evening of Folklore.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Farmhouse Dinner And Polka Party

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.

Adult Price: €56.00

Wieliczka Salt Mines Exploration

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.

Adult Price: €48.00

Day 7

Day 8

Krakow – Slovakia – Budapest (2 Nights)

Drive south into the foothills of the Tatra Mountains and across the border into Slovakia. Admire the changing landscapes as you continue into Hungary. Arrive later at the majestic capital Budapest. This evening why not consider a scenic river cruise along the Danube?

Hotel

Marriott Courtyard Center

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Danube Cruise With Dinner

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'.

Adult Price: €59.00

Budapest, Hungary

Day 8

Day 9

Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time

Built on the banks of the romantic River Danube, Budapest is one of Europe's most beautiful cities. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist features views of the famous Chain Bridge, the UNESCO listed Castle Hill district and a visit to the Fisherman's Bastion for superb views of the Parliament and Danube. Afterwards, explore on your own or perhaps take a trip to Szentendre, a charming town popular with artists. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a special Be My Guest dinner at a family-run restaurant and winery.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Optional Experiences

Szentendre And Light Lunch

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.

Adult Price: €48.00

Visit To The Hungarian Parliament And Gundel

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.

Adult Price: €54.00

Szentendre, Hungary

Day 9

Day 10

Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

Before leaving beautiful Budapest why not take a guided tour of the amazing Parliament building? Then cross the Transdanubia region dotted with orchards and vineyards to Győr. Visit this Roman town, which has retained much of its medieval and baroque charm. Arrive later in Vienna, your home for the next two nights.

Hotel

Hilton Danube

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Viennese Dinner with Musical Entertainment

Enjoy dinner in an atmospheric Viennese restaurant, with drinks and traditional musical entertainment included. A unique experience in one of Europe’s most elegant cities.

Adult Price: €60.00

Vienna, Austria

Day 10

Day 11

Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time

From the Parliament building to the Hofburg, the State Opera House to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the city's imperial elegance on your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Spend free time sightseeing on your own or shop on the fashionable Kärntnerstrasse. This evening why not join an Optional Experience to a famous local hostelry for a meal and musical entertainment?

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Dinner And Viennese Concert

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.

Adult Price: €100.00

Schönbrunn Palace And Gardens

The Imperial Summer Palace of Schönbrunn offers an amazing journey through the centuries of Hapsburg rule. It is perfectly preserved and richly decorated with treasures from around the globe. Each room has a story to tell, so of course, you’ll have a Local Specialist to bring it to life and VIP entrance to make the most of your time.

Adult Price: €39.00

Viennese Concert

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.

Adult Price: €54.00

St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

Day 11

Day 12

Vienna – Tabor – Prague (2 Nights)

Travel north into the Czech Republic and visit Tabor, once a Hussite stronghold. Arrive later in the capital Prague, a lively hub of art and culture.

Hotel

andel's by Vienna House Prague

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Experiences

Prague By Night - Walking Tour

Join your Local Specialist for an evening introduction to this fairy-tale city by tram or mini-bus and on foot. You'll enjoy a drink and snack in one of the town's quaint restaurants while being entertained by musicians. Then, we'll take in panoramic views of the city. (n.b. Optional may be operated in reverse)

Adult Price: €31.00

Beautiful Prague By Night

Join your Local Specialist for an evening introduction to this fairy-tale city by mini-bus, tram or on foot. Enjoy a drink in one of the town’s quaint restaurants while a musician entertains and then experience a panoramic view over the city. Optional may be operated in reverse, starting with the viewpoint.

Adult Price: €37.00

Prague, Czech Republic

Day 12

Day 13

Prague Sightseeing and Free Time

Your Local Specialist explains the history of Prague during your guided sightseeing tour. Visit the impressive St. Vitus Cathedral, which is set inside the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle. Cross the Vltava River to the cobblestoned Old Town square and view the Astronomical Clock. Spend time afterwards seeing more sights or perhaps enjoy a cruise on the Vltava river.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Scenic Vltava Cruise with Lunch Or Dinner

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.

Adult Price: €47.00

Astronomical Clock, Prague, Czech Republic

Day 13

Day 14

Prague – Frankfurt

This morning travel west across the German border before arriving in cosmopolitan Frankfurt for your final night. Tonight celebrate with your travelling companions at a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel

Sheraton Offenbach

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner
Frankfurt, Germany

Day 14

Day 15

Depart Frankfurt

Say farewell to your new found friends at the end of your memorable holiday. Transfers are available to Frankfurt Airport. Conditions apply.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
Frankfurt, Germany

Day 15

The Trafalgar Difference

  • Local Specialists
    For included sightseeing in Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest, Vienna and Prague.

  • Local Specialists
    Small Group Sightseeing in Krakow, enjoy a guided visit to the medieval Old Town with a group size of no more than 25 guests to enhance your experience.

  • Cultural Insights
    Enjoy priority access to the Berlin TV Tower with fantastic 360° views of the city.

  • Be My Guest
    Receive a warm welcome from a local family who have lived on the outskirts of Budapest for many generations. Involved in the production of wine, the family will share some of their history and you will be served delicious food and enjoy fantastic hospitality.

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

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What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna and Prague

    • Orientation of Frankfurt and Leipzig

    • Visit the Berlin TV Tower, 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

    • View the famous Reichstag and Tiergarten in Berlin, Krakow Cathedral and the UNESCO listed Castle District in Budapest


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Dining

    • 14 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 7 dinners
      (including Be My Guest).


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Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • 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

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing


    Airport Transfers

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Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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    Service rating : excellent service given by the Tour director (Emmo) and bus driver (Radek). Nothing to fault. The Vox boxes are a good item and was easy to hear guides during the walksProduct : Great itinerary and saw lots of different things and variety of food

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    Service rating : Excellent, attentive to detailsProduct : Gave me an overview of the sites then I could choose where I wanted to go back at my leisure time

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