10 or 12 days
Berlin, Prague, Krakow, Budapest, with extension to Vienna
Travel through the Iron Curtain and World War II to Gothic cathedrals and ancient cities that are now more vibrant than ever. Berlin mixes historical significance, rich culture and an exciting cosmopolitan energy. Prague, which escaped the bombs of World War II, woos you with old-world charm. And in Krakow and Budapest, two of Europe's most underrated cities, architectural gems await around every corner.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Unter den Linden
    • Reichstag
  • Day 3: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    See Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Potsdam

    Potsdam

    Take a half-day excursion to Potsdam, where the postwar administration of Germany was decided at the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Potsdam was also the royal playground of Frederick the Great of Prussia; see baroque palaces, pavilions, and the royal residence’s gardens. Take a guided visit inside either Sanssouci or Cecilienhof.

  • Day 4: Berlin • Dresden • Prague

    Take a tour of Dresden

    Take a walking tour of Prague
  • Day 5: Prague

    Take a guided tour of Prague

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Vitus Cathedral
    • Wallenstein Palace Gardens (April - October)
    • Lennon Wall
    • Charles Bridge
    • Old Town Square
  • Day 6: Prague • Kraków

    Take a guided tour of Kraków 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Wawel Hill
    • Glowny Square

    Visit Wawel Cathedral

    Visit St. Mary's Basilica
  • Day 7: Auschwitz • Kraków

    Visit Auschwitz and Birkenau

    Tour Auschwitz and Birkenau with an expert local guide

    Exploration time in Krakow

  • Day 8: Kraków • Slovakia • Budapest

    Take a walking tour of Budapest

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Fisherman’s Bastion
    • Hungarian Parliament building
  • Day 9: Budapest

    Take a guided tour of Budapest

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Heroes Square
    • Castle Hill
    • Gellért Hill

    Visit Matthias Church
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Budapest Baths

    Budapest Baths

    Budapest’s Széchenyi Thermal Bath is the largest of its kind in Europe. This sprawling spa surrounds you in romantic Neo-baroque architecture. Relax in the indoor thermal baths or venture to the outdoor swimming pool, where you can play chess with locals on oversized boards. Later, explore nearby Heroes’ Square and City Park’s Vajdahunyad Castle, which features replicas of famous Hungarian landmarks.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 10: Budapest • Vienna

    Enjoy a Wiener Schnitzel Dinner

  • Day 11: Vienna

    Take a guided tour of Vienna

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Ringstrasse
    • the Parliament building
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofburg Palace 

    Visit Schönbrunn Palace
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Unter den Linden
    • Reichstag
  • Day 3: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    See Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Potsdam

    Potsdam

    Take a half-day excursion to Potsdam, where the postwar administration of Germany was decided at the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Potsdam was also the royal playground of Frederick the Great of Prussia; see baroque palaces, pavilions, and the royal residence’s gardens. Take a guided visit inside either Sanssouci or Cecilienhof.

  • Day 4: Berlin • Dresden • Prague

    Take a tour of Dresden

    Take a walking tour of Prague
  • Day 5: Prague

    Take a guided tour of Prague

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Vitus Cathedral
    • Wallenstein Palace Gardens (April - October)
    • Lennon Wall
    • Charles Bridge
    • Old Town Square
  • Day 6: Prague • Kraków

    Take a guided tour of Kraków 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Wawel Hill
    • Glowny Square

    Visit Wawel Cathedral

    Visit St. Mary's Basilica
  • Day 7: Auschwitz • Kraków

    Visit Auschwitz and Birkenau

    Tour Auschwitz and Birkenau with an expert local guide

    Exploration time in Krakow

  • Day 8: Kraków • Slovakia • Budapest

    Take a walking tour of Budapest

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Fisherman’s Bastion
    • Hungarian Parliament building
  • Day 9: Budapest

    Take a guided tour of Budapest

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Heroes Square
    • Castle Hill
    • Gellért Hill

    Visit Matthias Church
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Budapest Baths

    Budapest Baths

    Budapest’s Széchenyi Thermal Bath is the largest of its kind in Europe. This sprawling spa surrounds you in romantic Neo-baroque architecture. Relax in the indoor thermal baths or venture to the outdoor swimming pool, where you can play chess with locals on oversized boards. Later, explore nearby Heroes’ Square and City Park’s Vajdahunyad Castle, which features replicas of famous Hungarian landmarks.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Budapest • Vienna

    Enjoy a Wiener Schnitzel Dinner

  • Day 11: Vienna

    Take a guided tour of Vienna

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Ringstrasse
    • the Parliament building
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofburg Palace 

    Visit Schönbrunn Palace
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Topography of Terror Museum; St.Vitus Cathedral; Golden Lane; Auschwitz-Birkenau; Wawel Cathedral; St. Mary’s Church; Matthias Church; With extension: Schönbrunn Palace

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