Capitals of New Europe
DAY 1 – arrival in Warsaw. Walk through the Old Town. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 – morning visit to Wilanów Park and Palace. Drive through the Royal Route. Stop in Royal Łazienki Park. Lunch. Drive to Żelazowa Wola, Chopin’s birthplace. Visit to the manor were the great composer was born. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 – departure for Kraków. En route stop in Częstochowa to visit Jasna Góra Monastery. Lunch. Drive to Auschwitz, former Nazi concentration camp. Arrival in Kraków. Overnight.
DAY 4 – Krakow city tour with Wawel Castle and Cathedral. Lunch. Afternoon visit to Wieliczka Salt Mine. Evening walk through Kazimierz Jewish district. Dinner at a Jewish restaurant. Overnight.
DAY 5 – departure for Budapest. En route stop in Esztergom with an 11th century castle and Basilica. Lunch in Esztergom. Panoramic sightseeing of Budapest. Overnight in Budapest.
DAY 6 – departure for Budapest. En route stop in Gyor – settlement founded by Romans, today maintaining its medieval character. Lunch en route. Overnight in Budapest.
DAY 7 – departure for Bratislava. En route stop in Gyor – settlement founded by Romans, today maintaining its medieval character. Lunch. Panoramic sightseeing of Bratislava, incl.: Market Square with Old Town Hall, famous Bratislava Castle, Devin Castle, St. Martin’s Cathedral, the Primate’s and Presidential Palaces, St. Michael’s Gate and Slovak National Theatre. Overnight in Bratislava.
DAY 8 – departure for Prague. Lunch. Panoramic sightseeing of Prague. Overnight in Prague.
DAY 9 – full day city tour of Prague with: Hradcany Hill, St Vitus Cathedral, Loreta Church, Golden Street, Charles Bridge, Market Square with Town Hall. Afternoon excursion to Karlstein Castle. Farewell evening at a local inn. Overnight in Prague.
DAY 10 – departure.