Home to some of the world’s most celebrated cultural touchstones, Central Europe was built for exploration. This nine-day adventure crosses four countries and makes stops in four of Europe’s most fascinating cities — Berlin, Vienna, Prague, and Budapest. From the Brandenburg Gate to Prague’s Charles Bridge, from a 16th-century market in Vienna to a walking tour of the Berlin Wall with a local historian, step into the past — and enjoy every minute in the present.
Day 1 Berlin
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Berlin (1B)
Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO before exploring sections of the Berlin Wall with a local historian and delving deeper into its political and social history. Opt to take a river tour or visit galleries and museums with free time.
Day 3 Berlin/Prague (1B)
Head to the capital of the Czech Republic by train. Enjoy a guided tour of the old town, including the Jewish Quarter, astronomical clock, Charles Bridge, and Wenceslas Square.
Day 4 Prague (1B)
The day is free to explore. Wander the quarters to shop or relax at a local cafÉ. Opt to visit Prague Castle, museums, and galleries.
Day 5 Prague/ČeskÝ Krumlov (1B)
Travel to the charming town of ČeskÝ Krumlov. Opt to embark on a guided ghost walk or visit the castle.
Day 6 ČeskÝ Krumlov/Vienna (1B)
Drive€ross the border into Austria, where we take an orientation walk with the CEO. Visit the historic Hotel Sacher and taste the world-famous Sacher Torte. Enjoy free time this evening to visit the opera house or simply enjoy a walk around the city.
Day 7 Vienna (1B)
This morning, visit the famed Naschmarkt with a culinary expert, exploring the stalls and lanes to sample some of Vienna’s finest treats. This afternoon is free to wander the elegant streets. Take in some of Europe’s most distinguished art galleries, visit the stunning Lipizzaner horses of the renowned Vienna Riding School, experience mass with the Vienna Boys Choir, or settle into a cafÉ and order a slice of mouthwatering Viennese cake.
Day 8 Vienna/Budapest (1B)
Catch a train to our last stop, Budapest, Hungary. Enjoy an orientation walk and opt to "take the waters" at a thermal bathhouse or visit the stunning castle.
Day 9 Budapest (1B)
Depart at any time.
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