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Central Europe Pilgrimage Places
14 days / 13 nights
Vienna - Budapest - Krakow - Czestochowa - Warsaw - Poznan - Berlin - Prague

Day 1 Vienna
Arrival in Vienna and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 2 Vienna
Explore Ringstrasse, Prater, Danube, Belvedere. Have a walking tour: visit St. Stephen , Graben, Kohlmarkt. Then visit of Hufburg Palace, the official residence of the President of Austria, which has housed some of the most powerful people in Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 3 Vienna - Budapest (250km/3,30h)
Drive to enjoy the Transdanubia countryside views as we proceed towards Budapest. Overnight in Budapest.

Day 4 Budapest
The highlights of our half day city tour are the Parliament Royal Palace, the Matthias Church and Castle Hill, where the best panoramic view of Budapest can be seen. Overnight in Budapest.

Day 5 Budapest - Krakow (400km/8h)
After breakfast in the hotel we proceed to Krakow. The road to Krakow goes through the countryside of Slovakia into the great plains of Poland. Overnight in Krakow.

Day 6 Krakow
Have half day guided tour. You will begin your tour by visiting the Jewish District of Kazimierz to explore the area which used to be inhabited by one of the most diverse Jewish communities in Europe. Continue to the Main Market Square. This bustling heart of the city is a perfect place for picking up souvenirs, especially in the Cloth Hall which has been the local market place for centuries. Complete your tour by visiting St Mary's Church, where the stunning medieval altar sculpted by Veit Stoss is located and a bugle call sounds towards the four corners of the world every hour on the hour.

Day 7 Krakow - Czestochowa (150km/2,30h) - Warsaw (220km/3,30h)
During the morning journey to Warsaw there is an optional side trip to Auschwitz, the Former Nazi Concentration Camp during the WW II. We proceed via Czestochowa, known for the black painted picture of St Mary in the Jasna Gora Monastery, called the "Black Madonna". At the end of the day we arrive at Warsaw. Overnight in Warsaw.

Day 8 Warsaw
Explore Old town and area of the former Jewish Ghetto with monument of Ghetto Heroes; historical squares like Bank Square, Theater Square with Grand Opera Building, Pilsudski Square with Tomb of unknown soldier and finally beautiful Lazienki Royal Park with picturesque Palace on the Water and Chopin Monument.

Day 9 Warsaw - Poznan (310km/4h) - Berlin (270km/4h)
Today head to Germany and Berlin. On the way make a stop for a visit of Poznan, a town which was badly damaged in World War II, and now beautifully restored. Visit the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Poland’s oldest cathedral. Later, proceed to Berlin.

Day 10 Berlin
Guided tour of Berlin for city sightseeing. Start at the famous East Side Gallery, a remnant of the Berlin Wall, which used to divide East and West Berlin for 28 years. Stand by the historical Brandenburg Gate, then experience Checkpoint Charlie, once a well known symbol of the Cold War. View the Reichstag, the seat of the German parliament. Drive around Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten Park and continue to Memorial Church, a ruin of WW2. Free time. Overnight in Berlin

Day 11 Berlin - Prague (360km/5,30h)
After breakfast the journey continues via Dres­den. The city tour includes the Zwinger, the Sem­per Opera House and other historic sites. Contin­ue to Prague for overnight.

Day 12 Prague
The city tour takes us to the old quarter of Prague, to see the Castle area with the Golden Lane, The Old town or Stare mesto, Charle’s bridge, Vltava river, St Vitus Cathedral as well as the medieval Jewish Ghetto. Overnight in Prague

Day 13 Prague
Enjoy a free day and have the chance to visit some of the museums or have some shopping.

Day 14 Prague
Transfer to the airport for final departure.