This 8-day tour begins and ends in Berlin. During these days you will see the most popular, historical cities in Central Europe. You will visit 8 cities in 5 different countries.
- Go sightseeing Berlin, the capital of Germany
- Try traditional Czech beer
- Enjoy the view of Charles Bridge in Prague
- Visit Viennese coffee houses
- See the castle in Bratislava
- Take a walk in Cracow Old Town
- Enjoy Warsaw night life
- Visit Poznan where the trail of Poland begins
Day 1 – Berlin - Airport pick-up
On the first day, the departure from Berlin airport, transfer and drop-off at the hotel will take place. You will receive accomodation and resting time followed by dinner and an overnight stay in the capital of Germany. Berlin is best known for its historical associations, multicultural character, the omnipresent idea of tolerance, lively nightlife, street art, numerous cafés, clubs, bars, museums, palaces, and other sites of historic interest. Berlin architecture is quite varied. Although badly damaged in the final years of World War 2nd and divided during the Cold War, Berlin has been spectacularly reconstructed, especially with the reunification drive after the fall of Berlin Wall in 1989.
Day 2 - Berlin – Prague ( 350 km, 4 hours 30 minutes)
After breakfast we will drive you to the City Center of Berlin. Our sightseeing tour will include the best highlights of German capital such as Brandenburger Gate, the symbol of Berlin and German division during the Cold War, which is now a national symbol of peace and unity; Reichstag, the building of the German Parliament; Alexaderplatz, one of the city’s most frequently visited squares with it’s beautiful architecture and Humboldt University. In Berlin we will also be able to see Berlin Wall, a wall which physically and ideologically separated two parts of Berlin in the years between 1961 to 1989 as well as the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, which was officially opened in spring of 2005. This gigantic abstract artwork covering an entire block near the Brandenburg Gate includes an underground museum with extensive and detailed information on the Holocaust and the people who died during that time. Visitors in the number of 3.5 million people only in the first year make it one of the most frequently visited and the most impressive memorials in entire Berlin. After Berlin sightseeing we will drive to Prague where you will receive dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3 - Prague – Vienna (300 km, 4 hours)
After breakfast, a full day of sightseeing in Prague will await you. The first place to visit will be Prague’s Old Town where we will have a possibility to admire the Old Town Square with its most characteristic astronomical clock, the final resting place of Bohemian Kings - Prague Castle which is the biggest Ancient castle in the world, according to Guinness World Record, and rises in a dream-like manner above the city offering beautiful views of all the areas below; St. Nicholas Church, pure gothic style Tyn Church, Old Jewish Quarter called Josefov with beautiful Synagogue and Cemetery, Wenceslas Square, and, finally, Charles Bridge which connects Old Town with Lesser Town. Its construction started in the fourteenth century and it is one of Prague's most beautiful structures. Charles Bridge is a lively place of trade and entertainment where musicians perform and artists sell their paintings or jewelry. After the city tour we will transfer to Vienna, the capital of Habsburg Empire which historic city center is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Dinner will be served in the hotel and an overnight stay there will be provided.
Day 4 - Vienna – Bratislava (80 km, 1 hour)
After breakfast we will start our Vienna city tour. First, we will visit Schönbrunn Palace which stands on a 60-metre-high hill. It used to be the main summer residence of the Habsburgs. After visiting the Palace we will take a short city tour in the center of Vienna where we will see the following: City Hall constructed in the nineteenth century in the Neo-Gothic style, Vienna State Opera built in the Neo-Renaissance style by the renowned Czech architect and constructor Josef Hlávka. Afterwards, we will experience the charm of Hofburg Palace which is nowadays an official residence and workplace of President of Austria as well as the nineteenth-century Austrian Parliament Building and Vienna University - one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. After sightseeing we will transfer to Bratislava. Dinner will be served in the hotel and an overnight stay there will be provided.
Day 5 - Bratislava – Cracow (450 km, 5 hours 30 minutes)
After breakfast we will take walk in Bratislava city center. First, we will visit the Castle - the former seat of the rulers which today is the symbol of Bratislava and the place where the Museum of History is located. There is a wonderful view of the city and the neighboring countries from its 47-metre-high crown tower in which royal coronation jewels used to be deposited. Afterwards, we will go to see the three-nave St Martin Gothic Cathedral from the fifteenth century and the former coronation church. We will also take a walk in the Old Town where we will see the City Hall, Primate’s Palace, Michael’s Gate and Rococo-styled Grassalkovich Palace which nowadays serves as the seat of the President of the Slovak Republic. After sightseeing we will transfer to the hotel in Cracow. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel will be provided.
Day 6 - Cracow
After breakfast we will have an opportunity to see one of the most important cities in Poland. Our sightseeing tour will begin with Wawel Hill and the Royal Castle which wasa a political and cultural heart of Poland throughout the sixteenthth century. Later we will proceed to the Old Town and Kazimierz, the former Jewish Quarter with very interesting Synagogue of Remuh from the sixteenth century. This historic centre was included as the first of its kind in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978. Also in Cracow we will visit St. Mary’s Basilica, the Main Square with famous Sukiennice which is one of the city's most recognizable icons. Later in the afternoon we will explore Kościuszko Mound, a hill dedicated to Polish and American military hero. We will have dinner in the Old Town and afterwards free time for your own leisure in Cracow city centre. An overnight stay in a hotel will be provided.
Day 7 - Krakow – Warsaw (300 km, 4 hours)
After breakfast we will check-out and continue our trip to Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. After arrival to Warsaw we will start our tour from another UNESCO world heritage site - the Old Town with its charming and colourful townhouses and picturesque narrow streets. In the Old Town Market Square you will see a mermaid which is the official symbol of the city. We will also see the Barbican and the Royal Castle. Afterwards, we will take The Royal Route which connects three former residences of Polish rulers: Royal Castle, Royal Łazienki and Wilanów Palace. It is regarded as the city’s most famous route. In the line of the buildings located in Krakowskie Przedmieście and Nowy Świat street you will be able to find the Presidential Palace, the Warsaw University campus, as well as some beautiful churches and townhouses. The Route continues along the elegant and green Aleje Ujazdowskie with embassies and ministries situated along the way. The historical route ends at Wilanów Palace. Afternoon time will be devoted to visiting summer residence of the last Polish king, Stanislaw August Poniatowski – Lazienki Palace and its park. The park includes a winter garden, an amphitheatre and even a Chinese garden. The biggest attraction, however, are the park’s permanent residents - squirrels and peacocks. Another site worth seeing is the Classicistic Palace on the Isle with its enchanting interior design and gallery of paintings. Our tour will finish next to the best-known and the tallest building in the city - the Palace of Culture and Science which was an official present from the Soviet people to the Poles. Visible from almost any place in Warsaw, the palace is to Warsaw what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris - a perfect landmark. Our dinner will take place in the city center. It the evening you will have a unique opportunity to experience Warsaw night life on famous Mazowiecka street. An overnight stay in a hotel will be provided.
Day 8 - Warsaw - Poznan – Berlin (600 km, 7 hours)
After breakfast you will check-out and depart to Berlin according to your flight schedule. On the way to Berlin we will have a possibility to stop for a short sightseeing tour around Poznan Old Town where we will have a lunch break together with an opportunity to try local cuisine. After a visit to Poznan we will continue our way to Berlin Airport where a drop-off will end the tour.
- sightseeing according to the program
- Platinum class coach transport during all trip (bar, air conditioning, toilet, DVD, on board service)
- cold and hot drinks and snacks in the bus
- 8 nights (hotels 3/4/5 stars),
- 8 breakfasts and 8 dinners – big variety of food, different types of meals (non – vegetarian, vegetarian, halal, kosher ect.)
- departure and airport pick ups
- professional tour guide system
- English speaking tour leader
- local guides service
- entrance fees
Traveling by Platinum Coach Transport Unique interior, friendly service, maximum comfort on board and complete safety. Our coaches are equipped with high-tech solutions designed to make your travel more attractive. There are only 30 seats in a 15-meter long bus. The on-board kitchen is fully equipped with a coffee machine, professional coffee grinder, drink refrigerator, wine cooler, ice crusher, two ovens, a microwave-oven as well as a water-heater. Our exclusive new Scania coaches are driven by experienced, competent drivers, who drive perfectly and safely along the crowded city streets and throughout all the European countries.
Traveling By Royal Class Transportation This fleet includes only new coaches supplied by SETRA, SCANIA, Van Hool and VDL. They offer 51, 54, 64 or 78 seats and are fitted with: air-conditioning, DVD, CD, WC, a mini-bar, a refrigerator, comfortable reclining and sliding seats with safety belts. We also offer a professional sound system, WI-FI at the customer’s request. The distance between the seats is at least 96 cm.
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