trip air transportation
• English speaking tour director throughout
• Accommodations in First Class and select
hotels in twin bedded rooms
with private bath
• Breakfast and dinner daily
• All transfers and sightseeing per itinerary
by private, deluxe motor
• Entrance fees for included features
• Taxes, tips and service charges for all
included features except tour
escort and driver
• Baggage handling included throughout the
tour for one suitcase per
person, irrespective of air carrier
not specifically mentioned in itinerary
• Items of a person nature such as passport fees
• Tips to tour escort and driver
• Beverages with dinner
• Additional baggage other than one piece allowed as
mentioned in the
• Airport departure taxes
• Airport taxes, fees, Fuel & security
September 11th Security Fee
• Travel insurance
• Visas, etc.
| DAY 1/ DEPARTURE
Depart USA to Hungary. Your flight includes meals, drinks,
in-flight entertainment for your journey.
DAY 2/ BUDAPEST
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Budapest, situated on
both banks of
the Danube, unites the colorful hills of Buda and the
of Pest. The balance of the day is at leisure. This
evening, a welcome
drink and orientation at your hotel.
DAY 3/ BUDAPEST
This morning, a tour of Budapest begins in Pest and
Parliament, Royal Palace, Heroes' Square and Market
Hall. Cross the
Danube over the Elizabeth Bridge to the Buda Hills.
Visit the Citadel
on Mount Gellert, then continue to the 13th Century
Church on Castle
Hill. From Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a magnificent
panoramic view of
city. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 4/ BUDAPEST /
Travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna,
former center of the
Hapsburg Empire. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Heurigen
typical restaurant in the suburb of Neustift, featuring
homemade wines and entertainment.
DAY 5/ VIENNA
This morning's sightseeing tour features the Hofburg,
Imperial Palace, and a drive along the famous Ring. View
Opera House, Empress Maria Theresia Monument, Votive
Church, City Hall,
Belvedere Palace, Prater amusement park and St.
along with other landmarks of the city's imperial
history. Balance of
the day at leisure or choose an optional tour to visit
Palace and Gardens, the former summer residence of the
($39). This evening, if you wish, attend an optional
Mozart and Strauss
concert (includes transportation) ($45).
DAY 6/ VIENNA / TELC /
Travel via Durnstein into Southern Bohemia to the
charming 14th Century
town of Telč. A brief orientation tour includes the
Square, medieval city gates and hilltop Telč Castle.
of a hundred spires." Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 7/ PRAGUE
A morning sightseeing tour of Prague includes a visit to
Castle at Hradcany, former residence of the Bohemian
magnificent views of the city and Charles Bridge below.
View St. Vitus
Cathedral and St. George's Basilica and walk the Golden
to Charles Bridge, the Jewish Ghetto and the Old Town
Square with its
Clock. Afternoon at leisure or enjoy an optional cruise
on the Vltava
DAY 8/ PRAGUE / BERLIN
After breakfast you will travel via Dresden on the Elbe
to Berlin. You will have a brief orientation tour
enroute to your hotel.
DAY 9/ BERLIN
Morning sightseeing includes the Reichstag, which once
German Parliament, and Schloss Charlottenburg. View the
Schiller Theater, Brandenburg Gate, the "Wall" and the
Memorial Church. Afternoon is at leisure.
DAY 10/ WITTENBERG /
This morning, following breakfast, proceed to
Wittenberg, designated as
"Lutherstadt" ("Luther Town"). It was here that Luther
by posting his 95 theses to the door of the Castle
sparking the movement that would become the Reformation.
DAY 11/ LEIPZIG /
This is Luther country, strongly associated with
You will visit Leipzig, where Bach served as choirmaster
for 25 years
and is buried at Thomaskirche. Along the way are the
Luther sights in
Eisleben and Erfurt, such as the flamboyant gothic
Cathedral and the
Augustinian Monastery where Luther was ordained.
DAY 12/ EISENACH
After breakfast your day of sightseeing begins with a
visit to the Bach
House, where Johann Sebastian Bach was born, Luther
House which is now
a museum dedicated to the life of Luther, and Warburg
imposing fortress that is a symbol of German pageantry
splendid panoramas of the city.
DAY 13/ EISENACH /
WORMS / FRANKFURT
Eisenach is left behind after breakfast as you begin a
full day of
sightseeing. First is the medieval city of Marburg,
famous for its
magnificent Gothic Cathedral where locals often dress in
peasant costume. This afternoon, we embark on a brief
Rhine cruise past
castles, vineyards and charming villages. Afterwards, we
Worms, one of Germany's oldest cities. Here you will
tour the Luther
Monument, the Church of Our Lady (Liebfraukirche).
Tonight, enjoy a
DAY 14/ HOME
Bid a fond farewell to Europe today as you proceed to
for your flight home, bringing with you an abundance of
to treasure forever.