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Magnificent Cities of Central and Eastern Europe

 

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Please Note:
Air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates. To complete your vacation, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing Collette airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers.

Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.

Included breakfasts are buffet breakfasts.

* On some dates, Sans Souci Palace is not available and will be substituted with a visit to the New Palace.

* Prague's Jewish Quarter, cemetery and museum are closed on Saturday.

Please note that single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

Visitors are required to have travel/health insurance to travel to the Czech Republic. The health insurance must cover medical services abroad. The minimum coverage of the
insurance has to be at least $38,000 USD. If you have purchased Collette Vacations Travel Protection, your coverage meets this requirement. If you opted not to purchase our travel protection, you will be required to have proof of your own coverage for the minimum of $38,000. We certainly encourage you to buy our comprehensive travel protection that not only covers this requirement; but also allows a full refund for cancellation any time up to the day prior to departure. This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

trip includes
  • Germany
  • Potsdam
  • Sans Souci Palace
  • Czech Republic
  • Hradcany Castle
  • Austria
  • Schoenbrunn Palace
  • Hungary
  • Mathias Church
  • Poland
  • Wawel Castle
  • Auschwitz
  • Black Madonna
  • Warsaw
things to do
  • Germany
  • Potsdam
  • Sans Souci Palace
  • Czech Republic
  • Hradcany Castle
  • Austria
  • Schoenbrunn Palace
  • Hungary
  • Mathias Church
  • Poland
  • Wawel Castle
  • Auschwitz
  • Black Madonna
  • Warsaw
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Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow & Warsaw

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14 Days  18 Meals: 12 Breakfasts  6 Dinners

Experience the cultures of Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Poland. Visit the Jasna Gora monastery with one of its clergy to witness the world-famous Black Madonna. Local experts provide informative guided tours of Berlin, Potsdam, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow and Warsaw.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Overnight Flight
Your journey to Central and Eastern Europe begins with an overnight flight to Germany.

Day 2: Arrive Berlin, Germany
Your tour begins today in Berlin. Tonight, join your fellow passengers for a welcome dinner. Today dinner will be included.

Day 3: Berlin - Potsdam - Berlin
Begin the day with a trip to Potsdam to see the impressive Sans Souci Palace*. Return to Berlin for a comprehensive tour featuring Brandenburg Gate, Charlottenburg Palace, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Schoenberg City Hall, Kurfuerstendam and the Reichstag Building. Then pass through the area which was once
“Check Point Charlie,” and see what remains of the Berlin Wall. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 4: Berlin - Prague, Czech Republic
After a brief introduction to key words and phrases of the local language, depart Berlin for the “Golden City” of Prague. Your afternoon is at leisure to explore this wonderful city. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 5: Prague
Your introduction to this fairy tale city begins with a visit to the amazing Hradcany Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral. Continue with a leisurely walking tour through the old town, showcasing the unique astronomical clock and the statue-lined Charles Bridge. The afternoon is at leisure to independently explore the city. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 6: Prague - Vienna, Austria
Leaving the Czech Republic, arrive in colorful and vibrant Vienna, Austria, the "musical city." Tonight's dinner is in one of Vienna's great local restaurants. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 7: Vienna
A tour of the city showcases some of its architectural marvels, including the magnificent St. Stephan’s Cathedral and the lavish Schoenbrunn Palace, the summer retreat of the Habsburg dynasty. The remainder of the day is yours to experience all that Vienna has to offer. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 8: Vienna - Budapest, Hungary
Sit back, relax and enjoy the picturesque Hungarian countryside en route to historic Budapest. Here, you’ll discover Budapest, divided by the Danube with the historic Buda on one side and the cosmopolitan Pest on the opposite side. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 9: Budapest
The beautiful city of Budapest is often referred to as "the Paris of Eastern Europe." Today, a local expert provides an informative city tour featuring Fishermen's Bastion, Mathias Church, Old Buda, the New Parliament and Gellert Hill. A special stop is made at Heroes Square, a unique monument to the many diverse leaders of Hungary. Later, enjoy free time to explore Budapest on your own. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 10: Budapest - Slovakia - Krakow, Poland
Enjoy a scenic drive along the Low Tatra mountain range of Slovakia en route to Poland. Your home for the next two nights is the lively city of Krakow, which still offers an old world charm. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 11: Krakow
A city tour of Krakow’s historic Old Town features Market Square, St. Mary’s Church, the University, and Wawel Castle, a former residence of Polish kings. The afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy the city on your own. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 12: Krakow - Auschwitz - Czestochowa - Warsaw
A local expert guides you through the former concentration camp of Auschwitz. See first hand the various prison cells and learn the history of the prison and many of the hardships that occurred withinthose walls. Next, travel north to the spiritual center of Poland and the hallowed shrine of the Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa. One of the monastery's own clergy conducts an enriching tour of Jasna Gora and the famous Black Madonna, a sacred icon. The Black Madonna is world-renowned with more than 5 million pilgrims flocking to Czestochowa yearly to pay their respects. Later this afternoon you will arrive in the capital city of Warsaw. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 13: Warsaw
The moving history of Warsaw, both joyous and tragic, is yours to embrace as you embark on a special city tour of this capital city. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 14: Warsaw - Tour Ends
Today breakfast will be included.

 

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