The Best of Eastern Europe

Classic, Berlin to Budapest

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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 six 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.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Magdas Hotel, Vienna Your Discover Moment: Berlin Your Discover Moment: Budapest
  • Orientation tour of Krakow
  • Auschwitz entrance and guided tour (Krakow)
  • Orientation walk of Prague
  • Vienna walking tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore historic medieval cities
  • Explore world-class museums
  • Savour the café culture of europe
  • Opt for a soak in budapest's famous baths
  • Experience krakow's eastern charm

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/Kraków (1B) Watch the scenery go by as you journey to Krakòw. With free time, opt to explore the different neighbourhoods like the Jewish section and main square. Dip into a local milk bar for a real Polish meal. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-6.50 hours, 600km)
Days 4-5 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 5 Kraków (1B) Opt to visit Rynek Główny - Europe’s largest medieval market square; savour a traditional Polish breakfast (kielbasa, yum), or sit back with a coffee and a slice of Poland's famous cheesecake (sernik babci) at one of the many cafes in the area. Then, walk it off with a stroll uphill to marvel at the impressive Wawel Royal Castle.
Day 6 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 (7.00-10.00 hours, 534km)
Days 7-8 Prague Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO before exploring 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. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 9 Prague/Český Krumlov (1B) Travel to Český Krumlov. Spend time wandering the small city or visiting the small town's castle. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 10 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 Magdas Hotel Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 11 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 12 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 13 Budapest (1B) Spend a free day exploring this charming and historic city. Opt to take a boat trip down the Danube, or travel further afield to the Etyek wine country.
Day 14 Budapest (1B) We recommend booking post-accommodation to experience all this city has to offer.
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