DAY 1 PRAGUE
Arrival in Prague and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay.
DAY 2 PRAGUE
The visit of the city begins in the castle district, located up on a hill. It highlights the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Royal Palace, the Chapel of St. George and the Golden Street.
Going down we will reach the Mala Strana district (small town in its translation),
which stands out for the narrow streets and typical buildings of the area. This leads us to the Charles Bridge, from which you can admire breathtaking views of the city while taking us to the historic center, where we can visit the Astronomical Clock, the Jewish Quarter, Wenceslas Square, among other monuments. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
DAY 3 PRAGUE – KARLOVY VARY – PLZEN
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Karlovy Vary, spa and summer resort of the European aristocracy during the 19th century. A short walking tour will take you to see the thermal springs that spring from underground as well as the elegant buildings and parks. Continuation of the trip to Plzen, cradle of the Czech beer. Overnight stay.
DAY 4 PLZEN – CESKY BUDEJOVICE
In the morning, visit of this charming city in the heart of the Bohemian region. Different architectural styles come together to give a unique historical ensemble, such as the Gothic St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral, the Renaissance Town Hall, the Great Synagogue and several Art Nouveau buildings.
Next, visit the Pilsner Urquell brewery, whose brewing method gave rise to the type of beer known as “Pilsen”, in honor of the city. Discover how this beer is produced as well as the history of the brewery. At the end of the tour you will have the opportunity to taste their products in the historical cellars of the brewery.
Departure to Cesky Budejovice. Arrival and walking tour through the largest baroque style square in the country. Lodging.
DAY 5 CESKY BUDEJOVICE – CESKY KRUMLOV – TABOR – BRNO
After breakfast we will head for the castle of Cesky Krumlov, a small town located in the valley formed by a meander of the Vltava River. We will astonish with its medieval architecture with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements, crowned by its imposing castle, which includes a large rococo garden and the Gothic church dedicated to St. Vitus and decorated with frescoes of the15th century.
We continue our trip to Tabor, founded in the 15th century and whose artistic heritage includes the Zizka Square, the Church of the Transfiguration, the old town hall and a group of houses with facades decorated in the Czech Renaissance style. Arrival in Brno and overnight.
DAY 6 BRNO- BRATISLAVA
We start our day with a visit the city of Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Its historical center of baroque style with the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, the Spilberk Fortress and the Moravian Square stands out together with the Villa Tugendhat, unique example of functionalist architecture and factories of the beginning of the industrial revolution in the country.
Then we will transfer to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, located on the banks of the Danube River. After a brief stop at the castle to enjoy the views, we will move to the historic center where we will follow the royal route, with the Cathedral of St. Martin, the Grassalkovich Palace, the old Town Hall, the Church of St. Elizabeth, the National Theater and the Michael’s Gate.
Accommodation and rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 7 BRATISLAVA – NITRA – EGER
Continuation of the trip discovering Slovakia, one of the youngest countries in Europe after its separation from the Czech Republic in 1992.
We arrive in Nitra, the oldest city in the country together with Bratislava. Its main historical attractions are the castle, from the 17th century; the cathedral of St. Emmeram, which is composed of 3 previous churches, such as the Romanesque church of the 11th century, the Gothic church of the 14th century and the upper church of the 17th century; the Pribinovo square and several bourgeois houses, among others. We continue to Eger and accommodation.
DAY 8 EGER – VISEGRAD
In the morning we will enjoy the visit of the city which highlights are the baroque old town with the cathedral and church of St. Anthony, the mosque of the Ottoman period and its minaret, the synagogue of the nineteenth century and Dobo Square.
Eger is also known for its wine production. During our stay in this city we will have the opportunity to visit some wineries and have a tasting of their products.
We continue to Visegrad. Overnight stay.
DAY 9 VISEGRAD – ESZTERGOM – SAINT ANDREAS – BUDAPEST
Today we will enjoy the Danube River at its best visiting 3 historical Hungarian cities: Visegrad, former historical capital and royal residence; Esztergom, Catholic center with its imposing cathedral; and St. Andreas, village of artisans. Arrival in Budapest and overnight.
DAY 10 BUDAPEST
After breakfast we will discover the city divided by the Danube River.
On the one hand, the city of Buda located on top of the hill, in whose old town are the castle and the Fishermen’s Bastion, from which you can admire the panoramic view.
Then we descend from the hill to discover the Pest side, the new town, passing by the Andrassy Boulevard, the Opera House, St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Great Synagogue and the Heroes’ Square. We finish the visit at the Great Market, where we can have a taste of typical specialties of the country.
In the evening, we will farewell the tour on a boat ride on the river while admiring the illuminations of the city.
DAY 11 BUDAPEST
Breakfast buffet and transfer to the airport.
- 10 nights accommodation includingbuffet breakfast
- Porterage service at the hotels
- Transfers upon arrival and departure
- English speaking tour director
- Deluxe coach
- Visits with licensed guides
- Entrances as per the program
- A surprise invitation to a concert,cultural event or excursion