Program proposal from Poland to Romania
Day 1 – WARSAW
Arriving in Warsaw airport. Transfer to the hotel. City tour of Warsaw in the afternoon. Overnight in Warsaw.
DAY 2 –WARSAW – AUSCHWITZ – KRAKOV
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Departure to Krakov. On the way visit the Divine Mercy sanctuary near Krakov. If the time permits, visit the Holocaust Museum in Auschwitz I which has unfortunately become a grim symbol of our civilization as well as the less frequently visited Auschwitz II – Birkenau, the extermination camp itself. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Krakow.
Day 3 –KRAKOW
Breakfast at the hotel. We begin our tour of Krakow starting with a visit to the Gothic Royal Castle and Cathedral remodeled in the beginning of the 16th century according to the new Renaissance style. After the capital was moved to Warsaw in 1596, the importance of the town declined but Polish Kings were still crowned and buried here. Later we drive to the old town, where we see the ancient Market square and Cloth Hall built before 1349, and later altered in the 16th century. Inside the hall are many shopping stalls. Later we visit St. Mary’s church, where we see the wooden altar by Wit Stwosz. In the afternoon, if time permits, we will visit the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine. Overnight in Krakow. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 4 –KRAKOW – PRAGUE
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Departure to Prague. Arrive in Prague late in the afternoon. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 5 –PRAGUE full day visits
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for full day visits in Prague.
Charles Bridge, is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century. Charles Bridge was the most important connection between Prague Castle and the city’s Old Town and adjacent areas. This „solid-land” connection made Prague important as a trade route between Eastern and Western Europe.
Castle District, is said to be the biggest castle in the world at about 570 metres (1,870 feet) in length and an average of about 130 metres (430 feet) wide. Its history stretches back to the 9th century. Most of the district consists of noble historical palaces. There are many other attractions for visitors: romantic nooks, peaceful places and beautiful lookouts
St Vitus Cathedral, is a favourite for many visitors to Prague due to its’ unique baroque architecture. The Cathedral looks particularly lust-worthy in the evenings when it lights the sky. Overnight in Prague
DAY 6 PRAGUE – BUDAPEST
After breakfast, check out and departure to Hungary, her spirited capital, Budapest, the “Paris of the East”. On the way stop in Bratislava to visit the City and lunch. City tour visting the charming squares, courtyards and narrow lanes of the Old Town included the main square , old town hall, Primate’s Palace, St Michael’s gate, Franciscan church, fisr Hungarian University Academy,, Istropolitana, St Martin’s Cathedral, the Opera House and the other most significant historical sights. Arriving in Budapest in the evening. Check in at the hotel in Budapest. Dinner.
DAY 7 BUDAPEST: VISIT OF THE CITY
After breakfast, this morning our visit to the twin cities of Buda and Pest includes views of the Parliament, the Gellért Hill, where we view a fantastic panorama of the city, the Royal Palace and a visit to the
13th century Church of Matthias. The Castle District in Buda is the ancient kernel of the capital’s right-bank settlement. Everything that surrounds it was once only suburbs. From whatever direction you reach the Castle District, you cross the ramparts which completely encircle Castle Hill. The whole area within theramparts is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and protected as an ancient monument: the lines ofthe streets and the foundations and architectural remains of the buildings retain the atmosphere and memories of the medieval and eighteenth and nineteenth-century capital.This afternoon we continue to Pest , visit the 100-year old Great Central Market, the pantry of Budapest, where we can sample the many delicacies that the Hungarian cuisine offers , visitBasilica of St. Stephan and the Heroes Monument. Dinner. After dinner departure for the one hour Danube river cruise with drinks non-alcholic incuded. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 8 BUDAPEST – TIMISOARA
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. We will leave Hungary and departure to Romania. City tour of Timisoara. Overnight in Timisoara.
Day 9 –TIMISOARA – ALBA IULIA – SIBIU
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Departure to Alba Iulia. Visit the Citadel in Alba Iulia ( no changing gards ecremony availble). Visit the city including the cathedral. Departure to Sibiu. Check in at the hotel. Departure for dinner in Sibiel village. Overnight in Sibiu
Day 10 –SIBIU – BRAN – POIANA BRASOV
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Walking tour in Sibiu old city center. Departure to visit Bran Castle. Free time for shopping in the area. Lunch in Moeciu village. Continue to Poiana Brasov Check in at the hotel and free time to relax. Dinner and overnight in Poiana Brasov resort.
Day 11 –POIANA BRASOV – SINAIA – BUCHAREST
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Departure to Bucharest. Stop in Sinaia to visit Peles Castle. Optional lunch in Azuga with wine tasting. Continue to Bucharest. Arrive in the capital of Romania, Bucharest. Check in and free time to relax. Dinner in local restaurant. Overnight in Bucharest
Day 12 –BUCHAREST OTOPENI AIRPORT
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. In the motning,panoramic city tour by bus of the city: Casa presei, Kiselef avenue, Arc of Triumph, Victoriei square and Vctoriei street, Revoutiei square. Transfer to the airport. If the time permits, stop on the way for shopping.
Departure from Bucharest back home.