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PRAGUE & KRAKOW

Begin your journey crisscrossing the cobblestone of Prague’s many ethnically and historically rich quarters, then zoom east to Warsaw to learn why this resilient capital is nicknamed Phoenix City. On our sample itinerary, revisit history and experience firsthand the current resurgence of Central Europe’s major cities. 

DAY 1: USA – PRAGUE          [DEPART USA]

Buon Viaggio! Dinner and movies aloft as you make your way to Prague (overnight flight).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 5: PRAGUE – OLOMOUC – KRAKOW          [REACH KRAKOW]

With your driver today, head out to Poland, with a stop along the way in the charming town of Olomouc!  Visit the Holy Trinity Column, St Wenceslas Cathedral and the Astronomical Clock - second in size only to Prague’s!  Reaching Kraków, check into your centrally located hotel.

 

DAY 6: KRAKOW – AUSCHWITZ          [AUSCHWITZ EXCURSION]

Meet your driver this morning for a full-day thought-provoking visit to Auschwitz (or Birkenau).  Evening at your leisure upon return to Krakow.

 

DAY 7: KRAKOW          [INTRODUCTORY SIGHTS] 

Enjoy a guided exploration of Krakow this morning!  Consult with your guide about seeing the stunning Wawel Royal Castle, the Jewish District or the magnificent Church of the Virgin Mary!  After your history lesson, consider meandering through Kraków’s old historic center!

 

DAY 8: KRAKOW          [FREE DAY]

Full day at your leisure to explore!  Suggest wandering through the main market square or the exquisite Cloth Hall (maybe you’ll find a souvenir)!  Also of interest might be Wawel Cathedral, the burial place of many Polish kings, if you missed it before!

 

DAY 9: KRAKOW – USA        [RETURN HOME] 

Transfer to connection this morning for your homebound flights.  Same-day arrival in the USA.  Welcome home! 

DAY 2: PRAGUE                  [ARRIVE PRAGUE]

Vítejte v České republic!  On arrival in Prague, meet your driver for private transfer to your centrally located hotel. Free time to relax, enjoy your afternoon and get acquainted with your new neighborhood!  

 

DAY 3: PRAGUE          [INTRODUCTORY SIGHTS] 

Daily breakfasts provided in each hotel.  Meet your expert local guide this morning for a tour through the city, focusing on Prague’s significant Jewish history!  See the Jewish Quarter, Jewish Cemetery and Museum, Old Town Square, the Astronomical Clock and Charles Bridge!  In your spare time, consider a look at the Museum of Communism or the Franz Kafka Museum.

  

DAY 4: PRAGUE          [FREE DAY] 

Full day to explore Prague at your leisure!  You might visit Petrin Park & Tower, where you can either stroll up the hill or take a funicular railway to the top for beautiful views of the city!  Have you had a chance to sally through the Lesser Quarter of Prague yet?  There’s also always time for a bit of shopping!

Explore the Historical Heart & Modern Edges of Central Europe’s Capital Cities

Consider an extension into Germany, Austria, or France! The choice is yours and we will gladly consult with you and draw up the best itinerary based on your needs and wishes so that it is the best vacation of your life!