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Imperial Europe

18 days6 cities
PolandCzech RepublicAustriaHungary4 countries
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews
Small group tour to Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary

Explore the cradle of Europe and discover the history and beauty of Czechia, Austria, Hungary, as well as several Polish towns, including Krakow and Warsaw, in a petite group of travelers. Immerse yourself in top-notch sightseeing as you enjoy the gems of the Kingdom of Bohemia, Prague and Kutna Hora, see the best of Vienna, and have a great time in Budapest which you explore not only on foot but on a cruise too! As a grand finale, enjoy magnificent Poland from its capital to petite Trinity towns.

18 days6 cities
PolandCzech RepublicAustriaHungary4 countries
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$5,388
Day-By-Day
Krakow, Poland
3
days
Poland

Krakow encompasses priceless historical monuments of culture and art, has an unforgettable atmosphere, and is rich in entertainment and leisure.

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1
day
Arrival to Warsaw & Train to Krakow

Welcome to beautiful Poland, a country that has become a popular tourist destination for its medieval architecture, charming nature, and delicious cuisine. Your driver meets you upon arrival and transfers to the railway station for the short train ride to Krakow. After the ride, a local driver brings you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

No meals included.

2
day
Krakow City Tour

Today following breakfast your guide takes you for a 3-hours panoramic walking tour around the charming Krakow. Having escaped destruction during World War II, the city retains its charming medieval shape.

Krakow life revolves around the largest square in Europe known as the Market square, where several of its architectural and cultural landmarks can be found. In the middle of the square there is the magnificent 14th-century Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), which today hosts a market selling local artifacts and souvenirs on the ground floor. Opposite the Cloth Hall is the St. Mary's Cathedral, world famous for its altar carved by Wit Stwosz. You enter the cathedral to explore its interiors.

Then you walk along Kanonicza and Grodzka Streets, see the Collegium Maius, Jewish District of Kazimierz and magnificent Wawel Hill with a splendid 14th-century cathedral.

After the tour the rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

3
day
Free Day in Prague

There is nothing planned for the day, so you have time to explore the wonders of the historical city on your own. Enjoy a slow walk along its old streets, check out the local restaurants, and don't take some time to explore the hidden gems of the city such as the Pilsudski's Mound and the Skalki Twardowskiego!

Breakfast is included.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Krakow
Prague
7 hrs

Without a doubt, one of the most exciting ways to travel from the beautiful capital of Poland to the scenic capital of Czechia is a car ride with a trusted driver. Apart from the fantastic opportunity to explore the diverse nature of the region, a car ride also provides a chance to stop by the most impressive spots for a memorable photo along the way.

Prague, Czech Republic
3
days
Czech Republic

The Czech Republic's capital, Prague is often called the City of a Hundred Spires. It has survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe and was almost untouched by World War II.

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4
day
Trip to Prague

Today following breakfast you check out, meet your driver at the hotel lobby and start your trip to your next destination. In about 5.5 hours you arrive in Prague, the fairy-tale capital of the Czech Republic! Upon arrival, you are transferred to your neat Prague hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

5
day
Prague City Tour & Beer Tasting

Following breakfast, you embark on a 5-hour voyage of discovery into the Old Town with your guide who shows you the most magnificent city sights of Prague. You walk the famous Royal Route, originally used for the king's coronation procession, and see the Municipal House, the Gothic Tyn Cathedral, the cubist House at the Black Madonna, and the Old Town Hall tower with its legendary Astronomical clock.

Then, you explore Parizska street modeled after a Parisian boulevard, the Josefov area - the former Jewish ghetto, the Rudolfinum concert hall, and the famous Charles Bridge with the splendid Prague Castle (no entrance included). Fee for public transport to travel between the sites with your guide is included.

Then you are invited for a unique experience - a guided beer tour. You visit a typical local beer tavern in the city center to learn about the history of Czech beer and to understand how this drink has become a part of the national heritage.

After the tour, you return to your hotel. You have the evening free to enjoy Prague.

  • Optional tour: Viltava River Cruise, Prague
    This romantic sightseeing cruise is one of the most delightful ways to see the beauties of Prague. During the 1-hour tour, you will learn about Prague.

Breakfast, drinks, and snacks are included.

6
day
Kutna Hora Tour

In the morning you enjoy delicious breakfast in your hotel, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby, and embark on a 6-hour tour to magnificent Kutna Hora. Following a 1.5-hour ride through the beautiful Bohemian countryside, you reach the stunning town of Kutna Hora. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site gained excessive wealth thanks to its prosperous silver mines and became the second most important town in the Kingdom of Bohemia, after Prague.

During the tour, you see all of the key medieval and Baroque monuments, including the former central royal mint, the interior of St. Barbara’s Cathedral, as well as the nearby All Saints Ossuary (Bone Church) which is famous for its elaborate decorations made of human bones.

After the tour, you return to Prague and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Prague
Vienna
4 hrs

Discover two countries at once while onboard a train going from Prague to Vienna. During the journey, admire the one-of-a-kind landscapes or simply relax and enjoy the train ride taking you to your next adventure. 

Vienna, Austria
3
days
Austria

Often referred to as the City of Music, Vienna is indeed a many-sided capital with an extremely rich legacy. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert are among the many luminaries that have worked there.

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7
day
Train to Vienna & Sightseeing

Today after breakfast you check out from the Prague hotel and meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby. Then you are transferred to the railway station to take a 4-hour train to Vienna (1st class train tickets are included).

Upon arrival to the European capital of music, you meet your guide and driver at the station and start exploring Vienna's attractions with a short panoramic ride. You see Prater with the Giant Ferris Wheel, drive through Ring avenue with its numerous magnificent buildings such as the Parliament and the Vienna State Opera, and drive along the bank of Danube River to see the Vienna International Center.

After a short ride, you arrive at your hotel located in the very heart of the city to leave your baggage and continue exploring the downtown area of Vienna on foot.

You walk through the Karntnerstrasse, a shopping street in the pedestrian zone of the city center, to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, one of Vienna's main landmarks. Continue your walk along the Graben und the Kohlmarkt, a very exquisite shopping area, to the Imperial Palace Hofburg which is the former winter residence of the Habsburgs that now houses the Imperial Apartments, the Sisi Museum, the Imperial Silver Chamber, the Austrian National Library and much more.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

8
day
Free Day in Vienna & Strauss and Mozart Concert

Today is reserved for you to explore and enjoy Vienna on your own.

  • Optional tour: Tour to Wachau Valley & Wine Tasting
    Together with your private guide and driver embark on a fascinating 8-hour day tour to the Wachau Valley, a wine area with vineyards on terraces.

In the evening you are transferred to the fascinating Kursalon Vienna to enjoy a Strauss & Mozart Concert. After the concert, you are transferred back to your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

9
day
Schonbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods Exploration

After breakfast, your guide and driver take you on a 4-hour touring program around the most significant sites within the boundaries and in the surrounding area of Vienna. During the tour, you explore the Vienna Woods, which are the most eastern foothills of the Alps. You enjoy a stunning view over the city and Danube River from Kahlenberg, the highest hill in the city.

Then you drive through the wine area in the foot of the Vienna Woods, the town of Grinzing, and learn why Vienna is called the 'Wine-Growing Capital of the World'. Next on your list is the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer royal residence, that gives you a historical impression of the glorious imperial times. A highlight is a guided inside visit to the showrooms of the Palace.

After the tour, you return to your hotel in Vienna. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Vienna
Budapest
2 hrs 20 min

Travel from Austria to Hungary in just a couple of hours while onboard a modern comfortable train. It provides with amenities, such as electric sockets, luggage compartments and air conditioning, as well as beautiful views of the area throughout the whole journey.

Budapest, Hungary
3
days
Hungary

The capital of Hungary has a lot to offer: museums and galleries, churches and synagogues, palaces and historic buildings, baths and pools - there is something for everyone here.

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10
day
Train to Budapest

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and your guide and driver take you to the station for a 2.5-hour train ride to Budapest (1st class train tickets are included). Upon arrival, you meet your guide and driver at the station. You are then invited for a short panoramic ride, during which your guide gives you essential information and an introduction to the city and the country.

Finally, you are transferred to the centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free to have a good rest after your journey.

Breakfast is included.

11
day
Budapest City Tour

After breakfast, you enjoy a 4-hour guided walking tour around the main Budapest attractions. Let's have a closer look at your exciting program for the day!

At first, you see the Opera House and take a short ride on the Millennium metro. Then, you walk through Heroes' Square and City Park to see the splendid Vajdahunyad Castle, stroll through Andrassy Boulevard and enjoy the beauty of the St. Stephen's Basilica.

Then you head down to the Danube River embankment, which offers breathtaking views of Gellert and Buda Hills.

Finally crossing the Chain Bridge you appear at the Buda Castle District, where you have some time to wander through its cobbled streets and explore the exteriors of Royal Castle. Fee for public transport to travel between the sites with your guide is included. During the tour, you enter to the amazing attractions of the Castle District - the Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion.

The highlight of your tour is a river Danube public boat cruise!

After the tour, you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to stroll down the streets of this magnificent city at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

12
day
Free Day

Today is free for you to enjoy and explore Budapest on your own. Alternatively, you can take one of our carefully planned optional tours (contact your travel specialist for more details).

Breakfast is included.
 

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

plane
Budapest
Warsaw
1 hr

Without a doubt, the fastest way to travel between the striking European capitals of Budapest and Warsaw is to take a plane. One of our local drivers will take you to the airport and meet upon landing in Warsaw and take you straight to your hotel.

Warsaw, Poland
2
days
Poland

Located on the Vistula River, Warsaw has been the capital of Poland since 1596. The charming Old Town is the gem of Warsaw and is probably one of the newest "old towns" in Europe, restored from a pile of rubble after World War II.

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13
day
Flight to Warsaw

The next morning after breakfast, you check out and meet your driver who takes you to the airport. You have a short flight to Warsaw, the beautiful capital of Poland.

Upon arrival, you are taken to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

14
day
Warsaw City Tour

Following breakfast, you go on a 3-hour walking city tour of the amazing Polish capital. During the tour, your guide shows you the most magnificent city sights.

You start discovering Warsaw Old Town from its central Market Square from which narrow streets lead to medieval defensive walls. You proceed with exploring the exteriors of Warsaw Barbican - one of few remaining relics of fortifications that once encircled Warsaw. Situated between the Old and New Towns, it is a major tourist attraction.

Warsaw is the city of royal residences located all along the Royal Route. As part of the tour, you enter the stunning Royal Castle located on the Castle Square, at the entrance to the Warsaw Old Town. The castle served throughout the centuries as the official Polish monarchs' residence. You also visit the impressive St. John's Cathedral.

After the tour, you walk back to your hotel located in the very heart of the city. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

Breakfast is included.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Warsaw
Gdansk
2 hrs 50 min

Enjoy the picturesque train ride while discovering Poland. Traveling by train is one of the most convenient ways to reach your destination, as it provides comfortable seating, plenty of legroom, air conditioning and all the necessary amenities. 

Gdansk, Poland
2
days
Poland

Situated by the Baltic Sea, Gdansk is a Polish port city, providing picturesque landscapes, unique architecture and beautiful landmarks, making it a "must-visit" while in Poland.

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15
day
Trip to Gdansk

After breakfast, you check out and your private driver takes you to the railway station, where you board a train to Gdansk, the city famous for its charming Gothic-style architecture! Upon arrival, you are driven to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure, so you can start exploring the local attractions on your own.

Breakfast is included.

16
day
Day tour of Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia

Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia are also known as Tricity. These three cities have much in common, but they are also very different. Today you have a guided day tour with private transport in order to cover all the main highlights of the Tricity.

Your tour starts with Gdansk, where you see the Monument to the fallen shipyard workers of 1970, the European Solidarity Centre and the house of Lech Walesa. You also listen to a 20-minute organ concert in Oliva Cathedral.

The next stop is Sopot. There you take a stroll along the famous promenade 'Heroes of Monte Cassino Street' and the longest wooden pier in Europe - Sopot pier. You also see the amazing Crooked house, widely renown for its distinctive shape.

The last stop for today is Gdynia, an important seaport of Gdansk Bay. During your tour you have a chance to explore the world's oldest destroyer ORP Blyskawica. You may also climb a viewing tower to enjoy the fantastic seascape.

After the tour you are transferred back to your Gdansk hotel.

Breakfast is included.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Gdansk
Warsaw
3 hrs

A train ride is always a good idea! Discover some of the most beautiful landscapes while traveling in Poland by train, featuring comfortable seating, luggage compartments, power sockets, and other amenities.

Warsaw, Poland
2
days
Poland

Located on the Vistula River, Warsaw has been the capital of Poland since 1596. The charming Old Town is the gem of Warsaw and is probably one of the newest "old towns" in Europe, restored from a pile of rubble after World War II.

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17
day
Train to Warsaw

Following breakfast, you check out and your driver takes you to the station, from where you board a return train to Warsaw.

Upon arrival at your Warsaw hotel, the rest of the day is free, so you can continue exploring the nearby attractions on your own, have lunch in a local restaurant or enjoy our optional tour.

  • Optional tour: Tour to Wilanow Palace
    Set off on a 4-hours tour of Wilanow Palace, often called "Little Versailles" for its magnificent interiors, English park and Italian Baroque garden.

Breakfast is included.

18
day
Departure from Warsaw

This is the final day of your tour. Today your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you enjoyed your European tour, wish you a safe flight, and can't wait to start working on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Krakow, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Warsaw and Gdansk; 
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Other meals and drinks according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private transfer from Krakow to Prague;
  • 1st class train tickets: Warsaw - Krakow, Prague - Vienna and Vienna - Budapest;
  • Sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides in Krakow, Prague, Kutna Hora, Vienna, Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods, Budapest and Warsaw;
  • Economy class flight tickets Budapest - Warsaw;
  • 1st class train roundtrip tickets: Warsaw - Gdansk;
  • Entrance tickets to St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Barbara Cathedral, All Saints Ossuary, Schönbrunn Palace, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion, Royal Castle, Sopot Pier, and ORP Blyskawica;
  • Tickets for an organ concert in the Oliva Cathedral;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.​

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Day tour of Gdansk, Sopot, and Gdynia with professional English-speaking guide;
  • Beer tasting with a guide in Prague;
  • Strauss & Mozart Concert in Kursalon Vienna;
  • Danube cruise in Budapest by public boat;
  • An inspiring organ concert in the famous Oliva Cathedral.

What To Know

  • It's always best to withdraw some cash in local currency before your departure. You will need Hungarian Forints for your time in Budapest, Czech Koruna for Prague, Euros for Vienna, Polish Zlotys for Poland.
  • The tours will require a lot of walking, make sure to pack comfortable shoes.
Dates & Rates

Dates & Rates

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