Overview

Warsaw to Vienna ~ 9 days - Escorted Tour

 

Warsaw - Krakow - Prague - Vienna
Inclusions: 5 and 4 star hotel accommodation including breakfast, 4 dinners, services of an English-speaking Tour Director, transport by air-conditioned coach, arrival and departure airport transfers (first and last day only), sightseeing tours of Warsaw, Prague, Krakow and Vienna, luggage handling, whisper headset technology system used for touring.

 

8 Nights 9 Days 07 May, 21 May, 28 May, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

Included Features

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily and 4 dinners
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
Highlights
What makes this tour special

Sightseeing

  • Warsaw
  • Krakow
  • Prague
  • Vienna

Hotels

  • Warsaw: Radisson Blu Centrum / Mercure Centrum
  • Krakow: Mercure Old Town
  • Prague: Angelo by Vienna House
  • Vienna: Hilton Vienna

 

Itinerary

Day 1, arrive Warsaw, Tuesday

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

 

Day 2, in Warsaw, Wednesday

The 700-year-old capital of Poland is a symbol of nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. A sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from grand Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, summer residence of the last king of Poland. See the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Barbican. Then a walking tour shows you Old Town, Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free. You might want to attend an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)

 

Day 3, to Krakow, Thursday

This morning, journey to Czestochowa, famous for the blackened picture of St. Mary in the Yasna Gora Monastery, popularly called the "Black Madonna." In the afternoon, tour solemn Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II. It is now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Then on to Krakow. (B, D)

 

Day 4, in Krakow, Friday

Sightseeing starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, where you’ll see the Royal Castle and visit the Royal Cathedral. Then, on a walking tour of the Old Town, visit the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth Hall, and St. Mary’s Church. The afternoon is free to shop and do more sightseeing. (B)

 

Day 5, to Prague, Saturday

Drive through the Polish countryside, crossing the borders of Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Continue to Prague, the Czech capital, with its lovely Baroque churches, promenades, parks, and old city walls. (B,D)

 

Day 6, in Prague, Sunday

Built on seven hills and both banks of the Vltava River, Prague is one of the most alluring cities in Europe. Your city tour starts with panoramic drive to see famous Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. On a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal PalaceSt. George’s Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague, viewing the Jewish Ghetto, the Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free. Perhaps attend an optional cultural performance, shop, or just relax. (B)

 

Day 7, to Vienna, Monday

Head to Vienna, the "City of Waltz." Your time is free in Austria’s lovely capital. (B)

 

Day 8, in Vienna, Tuesday

Start the day with a visit to Hofburg Palace, then on to view Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and more. The afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, gather for a Farwell Dinner in a favorite restaurant. (B,D)

 

Day 9, depart Vienna, Wednesday

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight. (B)