11 Days: Eastern European Wonders

11 Days: Eastern European Wonders 2018

Germany | Czech Republic | Austria | Slovenia | Croatia | Slovakia | Hungary
Description

11 Days Eastern European Wonders Tour MapThis 11-day tour consists of some of the best sites that an Eastern European Wonders tour has to offer. The tour starts in the Berlin, capital of Germany, which participants will spend 1 day in this historic city. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

2 nights at Holiday Inn Berlin/Wyndham Garden Inn or similar in Berlin
2 nights at International or similar in Prague
1 night at Mercure Central or similar in Salzburg
1 night at Hotel Park or similar in Lake Bled
1 night at Panorama Four Points or similar in Zagreb
2 nights at BW Hungaria or similar in Budapest
1 night at NH Vienna Airport or similar in Vienna

Meals
  • Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast Everyday: Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian/Continental Meals in Europe: A Choice of Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: BERLIN, GERMANY (D)

Arrive in Berlin
Welcome to Berlin – capital of Germany. On arrival, check into your hotel on your own anytime after 15:00 hrs. After a long journey, you can freshen up and relax in your hotel room. Overnight in Berlin.

Day 2: BERLIN, GERMANY (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Potsdam. The past 300 years have seen the transformation of Potsdam from a garrison town to one of Europe’s most imposing royal capitals. On a guided tour, enjoy the sights of this magnificent city. See some of Potsdam’s architectural masterpieces like the 17 palaces that are surrounded by an abundance of landscape gardens lining the banks of the beautiful, Havel waterscape have considerably determined Potsdam’s World Cultural Heritage status. Later, drive back to Berlin. Upon arrival, on a guided city tour of Berlin, see the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate located in no-man’s land between East and West Germany, the restored Reichstag – the German Parliament Buildings. Visit Check-Point Charlie, the former border crossing point between East and West Berlin where Soviet and American tanks stood face to face, after the construction of the wall in 1961. Drive along the Unter Den Linden Boulevard, Berlin’s most beautiful avenue and pass the State Opera House. Next, visit the Alexander Platz, wherein stands the World Time Clock and the Fountain of Friendship. Overnight in Berlin.

Day 3: DRESDEN, GERMANY & PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Dresden – visit the capital of Saxony. Upon arrival, on your guided walking city tour, see the Semper Opera House, the only theater in Germany that bears the name of its architect and many more sights. Later, drive to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. Enjoy some free time in old town. Overnight in Prague.

Day 4: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (B,L,D)

Today, drive to the nearby town of Nizbor and visit Bohemian glass factory and discover how its leaded crystal glassware is hand made using time-honoured techniques. Later, proceed on a guided walking tour of Prague. Visit the 1000-year-old Hradcany (Prague) Castle, the former residence of the Bohemian kings and St. Vitus Cathedral. Walk down from the palace to Charles Bridge, founded in 1357 by Charles IV. We, also visit the Old Town Square with its Town Hall and Astronomical Clock, one of the outstanding sights of Prague. Overnight in Prague.

Day 5: CESCKY KRUMLOV, CZECH REPUBLIC & SALZBURG, AUSTRIA (B,D)

Today, drive to Cesky Krumlov, in Bohemia’s deep south. It’s a little like Prague in miniature – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a stunning castle above the Vltava River, an old town square. Later, drive to Salzburg, the fourth-largest city in Austria. On a guided walking tour of this elegant baroque city, see its green hills, romantic gardens and breath-taking valleys, small alleys and quaint colourful town homes. See the birthplace of the legendary Mozart, the Mirabell Palace with its landscaped gardens and the Cathedral in the old town. Stroll along the Altstadt, which was recently granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day 6: LAKE BLED, SLOVENIA (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Lake Bled, a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. On arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Lake Bled with a boat ride on the typical “pletna” boat. Visit the lone island in the midst of the Lake Bled where the St. Mary’s Church beckons visitors with its bell. Overnight in Bled.

Day 7: LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA & ZAGREB, CROATIA (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, is one of the most charming cities in all of Europe and is filled with museums, theatre, historic sites, and many other attractions. On arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Ljubljana, its picturesque bridges across the river Ljubljanica. Also, see St. Nicholas Cathedral, Dragon bridge and Triple bridge – Drive to Zagreb, capital of Croatia. Overnight in Zagreb.

Day 8: ZAGREB, CROATIA & BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (B,L,D)

Today, on a guided city tour of Zagreb – see historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament and Government Palace. Later, drive to Budapest, capital of Hungary. Overnight in Budapest.

Day 9: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (B,L,D)

Today, on a guided tour of Budapest, see the Buda Castle, the Chain Bridge, built upon the request of Count István Széchenyi between 1839 and 1849, the Parliament, Heroes’ Square, the capital’s most spectacular square with the column of the Millennium Memorial. In the evening, enjoy the views of this beautiful city during a romantic evening cruise on the Danube. Later, experience an authentic piece of Hungarian culture at a folk performance in Budapest with music and dancing by one of the best professional folk ensembles in Hungary at the Hungarian Folklore show. Enjoy local dinner at the show. Overnight at the hotel in Budapest.

Day 10: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA & VIENNA, AUSTRIA (B,L,D)

Today, drive to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. On arrival, we proceed on an orientation tour of Bratislava, where we see the Old Town, with its Roland Fountain in the square. Later, drive to Vienna drive, capital of Austria. Upon arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Vienna. Drive on the Ring Boulevard and see the State Opera House, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. We, also make a photo stop at the Hofburg, former winter residence of the Habsburg family and the Belvedere Palace, former summer residence of Prince Eugene. Later, we proceed to the Schönbrunn Palace (the former summer residence of the Habsburg family). Schönbrunn Palace was not only an imperial residence and the setting for countless festivities, but also a place where famous artists and craftsmen from many different epochs created interiors of great beauty. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 11: VIENNA, AUSTRIA (B)

Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after continental breakfast your ‘Eastern European Wonders’ ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have. ‘Auf wiedersehen, Ahoj, Zbogom, Doviđenja, Zbohom & Viszontlátásra’ till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – PL=Packed Lunch – D=Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods • Price valid till 30th Sept. 2018.

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107