The Best of Eastern Europe

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Highlights

Wander beautiful medieval cities, explore world-class museums, savor the café culture of Europe, opt for a soak in Budapest's famous baths, experience Krakow's eastern charm.

Tour description provided by G Adventures

From fairytale Czech towns to Budapest, the "Pearl of the Danube," experience the unique culture, food, and history of Eastern Europe. This two-week trip through five Eastern European countries offers an intriguing combination of urban centres, village life, and outdoor pursuits. Visit castles, churches, and romantic town squares, indulging in Berlin’s café culture and Prague’s beer.

Itinerary

Day 1 Berlin
We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this world-renowned city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Berlin (1B)
Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours.
Day 3 Berlin/Warsaw (1B)
Take a train to Warsaw before a guided tour of the city. Take in the remarkably rebuilt Old Town and the castle and learn about the history of the Warsaw Uprising. Included Activities: Warsaw City Guided Tour Transport: Train (6.00 hour(s))
Day 4 Warsaw/Kraków (1B)
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Poland's cultural hub. Opt to explore the different neighbourhoods like the Jewish section and main square. Dip into a local milk bar for a real Polish meal. Transport: Train (3.00-4.00 hours)
Days 5-6 Kraków
You may want to end your day embracing Polish social traditions in one of Krakow’s many cellar restaurants and pubs. Dive into the thriving social scene over a few vodkas in one of these cheerful establishments, Zubrowka (Bison Grass Vodka) is a must! Included Activities: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Visit
Day 7 Kraków/Prague (1B)
If you're in the area and want to experience traditional Czech pubs, which are guaranteed to be loud, lively, and packed with locals on any night of the week, this is the place to find restaurants serving traditional Czech cuisine such as fried pork cutlets, goulash, and dumplings. Transport: Local train
Days 8-9 Prague
Enjoy all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.
Day 10 Prague/Český Krumlov (1B)
Travel to Český Krumlov. Spend time wandering the small city, visiting the castle or choose to spend an afternoon rafting on the Vltava River. Transport: Local train (4.00 hour(s))
Day 11 Český Krumlov (1B)
Opt to have lunch in one of the many pretty restaurants offering fantastic local cuisine, sitting on a terrace overlooking this fairytale medieval town.
Day 12 Český Krumlov/Vienna (1B)
There's plenty of time here to visit world-famous museums, the opera house or indulge in typical Austrian desserts like strudel or Sacher Torte. Included Activities: Vienna Walking Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Vienna (1B)
Wander the elegant streets a little more, take in some of Europe's most distinguished art galleries or just settle yourself on a café terrace, order up a slice of mouthwatering Viennese cake and watch the world go by over coffee.
Day 14 Vienna/Budapest (1B)
With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do. Transport: Train (4.00 hour(s))
Day 15 Budapest (1B)
We recommend booking post-accommodation to experience all this city has to offer.