Bohemian Highlights - 14 Days

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  • VISIT the Berlin TV Tower, Poznań, the monastery of Jasna Góra, the concentration camp at Auschwitz, the Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest, Győr, Tábor, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague
  • VIEW the famous Reichstag and Tiergarten in Berlin, Kraków Cathedral and the UNESCOlisted Castle District in Budapest

The Bohemian Highlights tour starts in Berlin and ends in Frankfurt. The Bohemian Highlights tour is a city sightseeing trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Warsaw, Berlin, Frankfurt and 6 other destinations visiting Austria, Slovakia and 3 more countries. This is a guided group tour. The tour includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Follow in the footsteps of emperors, generals and composers. Discover the colourful folklore of Central Europe, and the tragedy of war.

Day 1

Start your central European adventure in Berlin. Spend time meandering through this remarkable city before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

MEALS

Welcome Reception

LOCATION VISITED

Berlin

ACCOMMODATION

Hilton

Day 2

Explore an iconic landmark of a unified Berlin and reunified Germany during an experience at the Berlin TV Tower, you’ll enjoy inspiring 360° views of the city and Spree River. See the neo-Renaissance Reichstag, Tiergarten, Brandenburg Gate and Unter den Linden Boulevard with a ‘Local Specialist’ during your included sightseeing tour. Enjoy some free time this afternoon exploring the city on your own. Perhaps see the remnants of the Berlin Wall, visit the infamous Checkpoint Charlie and enjoy a Fassbrause on the Friedrichstraße.

MEALS

Breakfast

LOCATION VISITED

Berlin

Day 3

We travel through patchwork farm landscapes stopping in Poznań, before arriving in the elegant Polish capital, Warsaw, where we’ll spend the next two nights. Embrace the youthful verve of a city that has triumphed over repeated conquests and the shackles of communism, then spend the evening at leisure exploring the sights.

MEALS

Breakfast

Dinner

LOCATION VISITED

Warsaw

ACCOMMODATION

Leonardo Royal

Day 4

Join a ‘Local Specialist’ this morning to explore Warsaw’s colourful historic centre, including the Old Town, which the Nazis destroyed in retaliation for the brave Warsaw Uprising. We’ll also see the Warsaw Ghetto, where hundreds of thousands of Polish Jews were imprisoned during the German occupation, tragically immortalised in the poignant Roman Polanski film – ‘The Pianist’. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city’s sights on your own. Consider a visit to the Wilanów Palace, a priceless testimony to the splendour of Poland’s royal past, or treat yourself to a Chopin recital, before joining your travel companions this evening for a delicious Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.

MEALS

Breakfast

Regional Dinner

LOCATION VISITED

Warsaw

Day 5

Rub shoulders with Catholic pilgrims, who for centuries have journeyed to pay homage to Częstochowa’s Black Madonna at the Jasna Góra Monastery. Continue to the Auschwitz Memorial Site for a poignant reminder of one of the greatest tragedies of World War II. We continue to the enchanting city of Kraków.

MEALS

Breakfast

Dinner

LOCATION VISITED

Krakow

Auschwitz

ACCOMMODATION

Puro Kazimierz

Day 6

We take to the beautiful streets of Kraków, joining a ‘Local Specialist’ for a walking tour of the medieval Old Town and its expansive town square. Visit the Mariacki Church, with its hourly trumpet call. See Wawel Castle, for centuries the residence of Polish royalty, then enjoy panoramic views of the city from Wawel Hill. The rest of the day is yours to explore the sights on your own. Consider joining an Optional Experience to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, renowned as the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland and home to an entire chapel carved from rock salt, as well as dozens of sculptures. Enjoy a slice of Polish Sernik Babci on the Old Town Square, visit a traditional milk bar or enjoy an evening of Polish folklore.

MEALS

Breakfast

LOCATION VISITED

Krakow

Day 7

Drive south through the Carpathians and across the border into Slovakia with its green and golden rolling landscapes. We journey to Hungary and arrive later in the majestic capital of Budapest. Spend this evening exploring the Castle District with its centuries-old façades or perhaps consider a scenic river cruise along the beautiful Danube.

MEALS

Breakfast

LOCATION VISITED

Budapest

Bratislava

ACCOMMODATION

NH City

Day 8

Delve into a tale of two cities, unified only in the 19th century as bridges were built to straddle the waters of the Danube. We join a ‘Local Specialist’ for a sightseeing tour, featuring views of the famous Chain Bridge and the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district with a visit to the Fisherman’s Bastion. See Hero’s Square to pay tribute to the Magyar chieftains who founded the Hungarian nation. Spend the rest of the day exploring on your own or consider a trip to Szentendre, a lively riverside town renowned for its art life. This evening, we ‘Connect With Locals’ and join the Schieszl family for a ‘Be My Guest’ dinner and the story of their winery.

MEALS

Breakfast

Be My Guest

LOCATION VISITED

Budapest

Day 9

Before leaving beautiful Budapest, perhaps take a guided tour of the imposing Gothic Parliament Building, the home of Hungary’s Holy Crown. Cross the hilly Transdanubia region – its orchards and vineyards providing a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely drive to the Roman town of Győr. Amble along Baross Gábor utca and admire the Baroque façades, before departing to Vienna, your home for the next two nights.

MEALS

Breakfast

LOCATION VISITED

Vienna

ACCOMMODATION

Hilton Danube Waterfront

Day 10

Tread in the footsteps of Mozart, Haydn and Strauss, admiring Vienna’s imperial elegance on an included sightseeing tour with a ‘Local Specialist’. See the Parliament Building with its marble statues, the 13th-century Hofburg Palace, State Opera House and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Spend the rest of the day discovering the city at your own pace. Indulge in Vienna’s Kafee culture, enjoying a slice or two of delicious sachertorte, ramble through the Gardens of Schönbrunn or join an Optional Experience to a famous local hostelry for traditional Austrian cuisine and a musical performance.

MEALS

Breakfast

LOCATION VISITED

Vienna

Day 11

Travel north to the Czech Republic and visit Tábor, once a Hussite stronghold. This afternoon, arrive in Prague on the banks of the Vltava.

MEALS

Breakfast

Dinner

LOCATION VISITED

Prague

ACCOMMODATION

NH City

Day 12

Join a ‘Local Specialist’ this morning for an exploration of the city’s labyrinthine lanes, and beautiful squares. Visit the impressive St. Vitus Cathedral, set within the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle, cross the Vltava to the Old Town Square and view the 14th-century Astronomical Clock, with its magical hourly Walk of the Apostles. Spend the rest of the day wandering the streets of the Old Town or take a relaxing lunch cruise on the Vltava.

MEALS

Breakfast

LOCATION VISITED

Prague

Day 13

We leave the picture-perfect city of Prague behind and journey west across the German border today, before arriving in cosmopolitan Frankfurt for your final night. Spend the last evening of your Bohemian adventure with your travel companions and Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner.

MEALS

Breakfast

Farewell Dinner

LOCATION VISITED

Offenbach

Frankfurt

ACCOMMODATION

Sheraton Offenbach

Day 14

Our time together has come to an end. We say farewell to our newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday. Transfers are available to Frankfurt Airport. Conditions apply.

MEALS

Breakfast

ACCOMMODATION

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

MEALS

  • 13 breakfasts
  • 7 dinners (including Be My Guest)
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals

TRANSPORT

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

OTHERS

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Any international flights to Berlin and from Frankfurt are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Bohemian Highlights tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.

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