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Highlights of Central Europe tour
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Highlights of Central Europe

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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
14 days
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Overview

Highlights

  • Five countries and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in two weeks
  • Europe's historic capitals and cities- Prague, Bratislava ,Vienna, Budapest and Krakow
  • Scenic landscapes in Moravia and in the Tatra Mountains
  • Optional activities such as a Danube boat cruise, or a visit to Auschwitz

Short Description

Few places in the world can rival the sheer diversity of cultural and natural heritage of Central Europe. From the hugely significant sites on the UNESCO list to small fairytale villages, this trip will show you just what makes this region so special, including historic capitals and cities of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria and Poland. The landscape is equally varied, with the dramatic Tatra Mountains and the beautiful parks and scenery of Moravia. These landscapes provide impressive backdrop to the towns, castles and villages we visit on this absorbing journey.Discover the cultures of the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Prague
End City Krakow

Travel Theme

Cultural

Cities & Attractions

Bratislava Budapest Prague Vienna

Activities

Culture History

Age Requirement

16

No Single Supplement
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Trip Includes

  • All breakfasts and 1 lunch included
  • All accommodation
  • Transfer for group flights  

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Itinerary

Flight Inclusive

Day 1 Fly to Prague; transfer to city centre.

Fly to Prague; transfer to city centre. *Hotel Lunik or similar*

Day 2 Full day in Prague, with guided sightseeing and free time.

A full day to explore the wealth of attractions Prague has to offer, with guided sightseeing in the morning followed by free time. We will explore the Old Town, with the famous Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square that houses the impressive concert hall Lucerna (designed by Vaclav Havel's father), the Jewish Quarter and Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle in the world. Entrance fees are not included and payable locally if you wish to enter any attractions or museums. We then spend our second evening in the Czech capital. *Hotel Lunik or similar*

Day 3 Transfer to historic town of Cesky Krumlov, characterised by cobbled streets, fairy tale buildings and a beautiful castle.

We transfer ( approx. 2.5-3 hours) to the historic town of Cesky Krumlov, with its small squares, narrow cobbled streets, open air theatre with revolving auditorium and beautfiul chateau that overlooks the town. The early evening and morning are particularly good times to see this fairy tale town, as the light reflects off the red roofs and the surrounding hills. Overnight Cesky Krumlov. *Penzion Prelat or similar*

Day 4 Visit Telc with its Renaissance architecture; transfer to Mikulov in the wine growing area of Moravia.

After breakfast we transfer (approx. 2 hours) to the Czech town of Telc; a great example of Renaissance architecture that has changed little over the past century. The Renaissance chateau in Telc is the most poular chateau for film makers in Czech Republic. More than 50 films have been made there.The town square is flanked by traditional houses and buildings, many of which proudly display coats of arms that will immerse you in a bygone era. We end our day with a transfer (approx. 2 hours) to the wine growing town of Mikulov, where we stay for the night. *Hotel Reva or similar*

Day 5 Drive to Lednice; visit the castle and beautiful gardens then on to Skalica.

Leaving Mikulov we take a short transfer (approx. 20 min) to Lednice-Valtice, "the Versailles of Southern Moravia",  where we have the opportunity to visit the most romantic castle in the Czech Republic, a true highlight of the region including the beautifully landscaped garden and park. Then we transfer to Skalica "the capital" of Western Slovakia´s folklore and wine. Experience horse and carriage ride to Skalica´s vineyards and wine tasting with local wine dresser. In the late afternoon we transfer to Bratislava. *Hotel Falkensteiner or similar*

Day 6 Sightseeing in Bratislava; chance to visit the castle and old town.

Bratislava may be one of Europe's youngest capitals but it has a long and rich history. It has been the coronation town of the Hapsburgs, and was once the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary. Bratislava is also home to two castles; Devin Castle, destroyed by Napoleon's troops in 1809 and Bratislava Castle with its distinctive four towers and wonderful views over the Danube. After lunch optional day tours in Bratislava including: Post Communist Bratislava Tour. *Hotel Falkensteiner or similar*

Day 7 Cruise on the Danube from Bratislava to Vienna. 

In the morning we cruise on the Danube from Bratislava to Vienna. After checking in our hotel the afternoon will then be free with options to visit some of Vienna's highlights including the Schoenbrunn Palace (summer palace of the Hapsburgs) or the Mozart Museum (all entrances payable locally). *Hotel Boltzmann or similar*

Day 8 Full day sightseeing; optional evening concert.

Full day's sightseeing in the beautiful and former imperial city of Vienna, including some guided sightseeing. There will then be free time to visit impressive sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral, the popular Kunsthistoriches Museum or visit the Hundertwasser Hause (all entrances payable locally). No visit to Vienna is complete without a visit to one of it's many famous cafés for coffee and cake or soaking up all the culture this city has to offer in one of Vienna's many parks or beer gardens. There will also be an optional visit to an evening concert (this will need to be pre-booked and will be explained by your leader on Day 1). *Hotel Boltzmann or similar*

Day 9 Train to Budapest; option to visit Budapest´s spa, or the secret nuclear hospital built during the cold war.

Today we catch the train from Vienna to the Hungarian capital of Budapest, our base for the next two nights. The afternoon will be free with option to visit Budapest´s spa, or the secret nuclear hospital, Hospital in the Rock, built during the cold war. *Hotel Benczur or similar*

Day 10 Guided tour of Budapest with some free time.

The mighty Danube literally splits this great city into two halves, Buda, dominated by the Castle Hill Palace complex high above the river, and Pest, the bustling and more cosmopolitan centre of trade. The morning is spent visiting the Castle Hill area, perched above the Danube and inner city area. In the afternoon or evening there is an optional boat cruise on the Danube, offering close-up views of the spectacular Neo-Gothic Parliament building on the waterfront. There also may be the chance to visit Budapest Great Market Hall. *Hotel Benczur or similar*

Day 11 To the High Tatra Mountains, stopping en route at Banska Stiavnica and UNESCO village of Vlkolinec; visit Strbske Pleso Lake and on to Tatranska Lomnica.

Leaving Hungary behind we journey to the imperious Tatra Mountains in Slovakia. We stop en route (2.5 hours transfer) in Banska Stiavnica, now on the UNESCO World Heritage list thanks to its rich history and once prolific mines. The mediaeval town is spread across a steep valley and in the Middle Ages was the main supplier of gold and silver to the Kingdom of Hungary. It boasts a number of beautifully preserved buildings such as the 14th century chateau and the Church of St Catherine, and numerous small picturesque squares. We then proceed (approx. 1.5 hours) to Vlkolinec in the Velka Fatra Mountains. Vlkolinec is something akin to a 'living museum' with 45 wooden vernacular buildings dating back to 1372, set in a remarkable natural environment. The village has permanent residents, however remains untouched and is today a Folk Architecture Monument Reserve. We continue (approx. 1 hour) to the highest settlement in the Tatras, Strbske Pleso lake (1346m) a popular spot for summer and winter sports enthusiasts and a great place to sample high-mountain atmosphere. In the evening we transfer (20 min) to our nearby accommodation in Tatranska Lomnica. *Hotel Titris or similar*

Day 12 Visit Spissky Castle, experience traditional rafting in Dunajec gorge; on to Krakow.

This morning we visit one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe, Spissky Castle, before we transfer to Pieniny National Park for a traditional rafting experience on Dunajec River gorge.  In the evening we travel (approx. 2.5- 3 hours) to the cultural gem of Krakow in Poland, where we spend our final two nights. *Hotel Poleski or similar*

Day 13 Morning tour visiting Old Market, Mariacki Church and Jewish quarter.

We take a short tour on foot of the main sights of the old city, including the Mariacki church, Old Market Square, Collegium Majus (the oldest part of the Jagiellonian University), the Jewish quarter and Wawel Hill. Wawel Castle is renowned as the best example of a Renaissance style castle on the north side of the Alps. The afternoon is free to explore, or an optional visit to the impressive and labyrinthine Wieliczka Salt Mine. This vast network of tunnels and rooms now covers 9 levels to a depth of 327m and was described by an eighteenth-century visitor as being 'as remarkable as the Pyramids and more useful'. This huge mediaeval underground salt mine contains chambers, chapels and even concert halls all excavated from salt by hand. There is also the possibility to arrange an optional trip to Auschwitz in the afternoon. *Hotel Poleski or similar*

Day 14 Fly to London.

Transfer to airport; fly to London. If you wish to explore this fascinating city in more detail we recommend booking an extra night post tour, please ask our sales team for details.  



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Day 1 Start Prague.

Start Prague, where we stay overnight. *Hotel Lunik or similar*

Day 2 Full day in Prague, with guided sightseeing and free time.

A full day to explore the wealth of attractions Prague has to offer, with guided sightseeing in the morning followed by free time. We will explore the Old Town, with the famous Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square that houses the impressive concert hall Lucerna (designed by Vaclav Havel's father), the Jewish Quarter and Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle in the world. Entrance fees are not included and payable locally if you wish to enter any attractions or museums. We then spend our second evening in the Czech capital. *Hotel Lunik or similar*

Day 3 Transfer to historic town of Cesky Krumlov, characterised by cobbled streets, fairy tale buildings and a beautiful castle.

We transfer ( approx. 2.5-3 hours) to the historic town of Cesky Krumlov, with its small squares, narrow cobbled streets, open air theatre with revolving auditorium and beautfiul chateau that overlooks the town. The early evening and morning are particularly good times to see this fairy tale town, as the light reflects off the red roofs and the surrounding hills. Overnight Cesky Krumlov. *Penzion Prelat or similar*

Day 4 Visit Telc with its Renaissance architecture; transfer to Mikulov in the wine growing area of Moravia.

After breakfast we transfer (approx. 2 hours) to the Czech town of Telc; a great example of Renaissance architecture that has changed little over the past century. The Renaissance chateau in Telc is the most poular chateau for film makers in Czech Republic. More than 50 films have been made there.The town square is flanked by traditional houses and buildings, many of which proudly display coats of arms that will immerse you in a bygone era. We end our day with a transfer (approx. 2 hours) to the wine growing town of Mikulov, where we stay for the night. *Hotel Reva or similar*

Day 5 Drive to Lednice; visit the castle and beautiful gardens then on to Skalica.

Leaving Mikulov we take a short transfer (approx. 20 min) to Lednice-Valtice, "the Versailles of Southern Moravia",  where we have the opportunity to visit the most romantic castle in the Czech Republic, a true highlight of the region including the beautifully landscaped garden and park. Then we transfer to Skalica "the capital" of Western Slovakia´s folklore and wine. Experience horse and carriage ride to Skalica´s vineyards and wine tasting with local wine dresser. In the late afternoon we transfer to Bratislava. *Hotel Falkensteiner or similar*

Day 6 Sightseeing in Bratislava; chance to visit the castle and old town.

Bratislava may be one of Europe's youngest capitals but it has a long and rich history. It has been the coronation town of the Hapsburgs, and was once the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary. Bratislava is also home to two castles; Devin Castle, destroyed by Napoleon's troops in 1809 and Bratislava Castle with its distinctive four towers and wonderful views over the Danube. After lunch optional day tours in Bratislava including: Post Communist Bratislava Tour. *Hotel Falkensteiner or similar*

Day 7 Cruise on the Danube from Bratislava to Vienna. 

In the morning we cruise on the Danube from Bratislava to Vienna. After checking in our hotel the afternoon will then be free with options to visit some of Vienna's highlights including the Schoenbrunn Palace (summer palace of the Hapsburgs) or the Mozart Museum (all entrances payable locally). *Hotel Boltzmann or similar*

Day 8 Full day sightseeing; optional evening concert.

Full day's sightseeing in the beautiful and former imperial city of Vienna, including some guided sightseeing. There will then be free time to visit impressive sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral, the popular Kunsthistoriches Museum or visit the Hundertwasser Hause (all entrances payable locally). No visit to Vienna is complete without a visit to one of it's many famous cafés for coffee and cake or soaking up all the culture this city has to offer in one of Vienna's many parks or beer gardens. There will also be an optional visit to an evening concert (this will need to be pre-booked and will be explained by your leader on Day 1). *Hotel Boltzmann or similar*

Day 9 Train to Budapest; option to visit Budapest´s spa, or the secret nuclear hospital built during the cold war.

Today we catch the train from Vienna to the Hungarian capital of Budapest, our base for the next two nights. The afternoon will be free with option to visit Budapest´s spa, or the secret nuclear hospital, Hospital in the Rock, built during the cold war. *Hotel Benczur or similar*

Day 10 Guided tour of Budapest with some free time.

The mighty Danube literally splits this great city into two halves, Buda, dominated by the Castle Hill Palace complex high above the river, and Pest, the bustling and more cosmopolitan centre of trade. The morning is spent visiting the Castle Hill area, perched above the Danube and inner city area. In the afternoon or evening there is an optional boat cruise on the Danube, offering close-up views of the spectacular Neo-Gothic Parliament building on the waterfront. There also may be the chance to visit Budapest Great Market Hall. *Hotel Benczur or similar*

Day 11 To the High Tatra Mountains, stopping en route at Banska Stiavnica and UNESCO village of Vlkolinec; visit Strbske Pleso Lake and on to Tatranska Lomnica.

Leaving Hungary behind we journey to the imperious Tatra Mountains in Slovakia. We stop en route (2.5 hours transfer) in Banska Stiavnica, now on the UNESCO World Heritage list thanks to its rich history and once prolific mines. The mediaeval town is spread across a steep valley and in the Middle Ages was the main supplier of gold and silver to the Kingdom of Hungary. It boasts a number of beautifully preserved buildings such as the 14th century chateau and the Church of St Catherine, and numerous small picturesque squares. We then proceed (approx. 1.5 hours) to Vlkolinec in the Velka Fatra Mountains. Vlkolinec is something akin to a 'living museum' with 45 wooden vernacular buildings dating back to 1372, set in a remarkable natural environment. The village has permanent residents, however remains untouched and is today a Folk Architecture Monument Reserve. We continue (approx. 1 hour) to the highest settlement in the Tatras, Strbske Pleso lake (1346m) a popular spot for summer and winter sports enthusiasts and a great place to sample high-mountain atmosphere. In the evening we transfer (20 min) to our nearby accommodation in Tatranska Lomnica. *Hotel Titris or similar*

Day 12 Visit Spissky Castle, experience traditional rafting in Dunajec gorge; on to Krakow.

This morning we visit one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe, Spissky Castle, before we transfer to Pieniny National Park for a traditional rafting experience on Dunajec River gorge.  In the evening we travel (approx. 2.5- 3 hours) to the cultural gem of Krakow in Poland, where we spend our final two nights. *Hotel Poleski or similar*

Day 13 Morning tour visiting Old Market, Mariacki Church and Jewish quarter.

We take a short tour on foot of the main sights of the old city, including the Mariacki church, Old Market Square, Collegium Majus (the oldest part of the Jagiellonian University), the Jewish quarter and Wawel Hill. Wawel Castle is renowned as the best example of a Renaissance style castle on the north side of the Alps. The afternoon is free to explore, or an optional visit to the impressive and labyrinthine Wieliczka Salt Mine. This vast network of tunnels and rooms now covers 9 levels to a depth of 327m and was described by an eighteenth-century visitor as being 'as remarkable as the Pyramids and more useful'. This huge mediaeval underground salt mine contains chambers, chapels and even concert halls all excavated from salt by hand. There is also the possibility to arrange an optional trip to Auschwitz in the afternoon. *Hotel Poleski or similar*

Day 14 End Krakow.

The trip ends this morning after breakfast. If you wish to explore this fascinating city in more detail we recommend booking an extra night post tour, please ask our sales team for details.

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An excellent introduction to the countries visited.
The tour leader, Peter, plying and explaining the flute.


Very pleasant knowledgeable man, with a good sense of humour.


No, everything was as expected. In my case

Not a critiscm but a personal choice. I like to make early morning tea, only
2 hotels had a kettle and 2 had coffee machines in the rooms, so a kettle
could be handy.


The tour ran Saturday to Sunday, I think an extra day would be useful,
possibly in Vienna or a small place not easily accesible by 'weekend flights'


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I will deal with the 'but' first. This is definitely not a 1; leisurely;
more a 2, moderate. The distances to walk are comparatively large and the
surfaces (cobblestones mainly) are not conducive to fast walking even if you
can, and, of course, as always, the speed of the group is governed by the
speed of the slowest person.
That said, it's a wonderful introduction to the cities and towns visited,
their history and how their infrastructure works. The Tatra mountains are
beautiful and welcome break. I will definitely go back to most of the cities.
Each has a feel and charm of its own and, except Vienna, are cheap (for a
Londoner) to stay, eat and travel in. This trip is great if you want to get a
feel for central Europe; you see loads albeit the pace and itinerary don't
allow time to dwell and ponder what you are looking at. You are in a region
of wonderful and gory history and there are massive amounts to take in.
No particular inspirational moment, but the feel of the central market area
in Krakow and the salt mines do stand out.


Peter our guide was brilliantly knowledgeable (much more than the usual
excellent Exodus guides), very personable, was always there to resolve the
inevitable issues but not firm enough on timing leading to people wandering
off to the shops etc. thus delaying the group.


Take a couple of good comfortable walking shoes; there's a lot of it, and a
good water bottle. The tap water is fine and freely available.

Its difficult to work out what cash you'll need; and there are several
currencies. If you travel abroad check out the right debit card with no
commissions and commercial rates and credit card for the same reasons. There
are lots of ATMs and that way you can pull cash as you need it (always use a
'bank' atm to avoid the 3rd party charges) and decline 'their' exchange rate;
and/or use your CC where you can (charged in local currency). It'll save you
sizeable amounts and not leave you with unnecessary cash you have to swap
around.


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A great tour around really interesting capital cities and some lesser-known parts of the countries.
Prague, Budapest and Vienna in particular were really lovely, especially the Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, cruising down the Danube and going to a classical concert in Vienna. Cesky Krumlow in Czech Republic is also beautiful, as is the Znojemska Rotunda Chapel and Szentendre in Hungary. You see a lot of castles!!

Peter was a really good leader, helping us out with activities on our free afternoons and making sure a restaurant was always booked for dinner, for those who wanted to go. He obviously has so much knowledge about all the countries that he wanted to share with us, although this sometimes made his explanations a little convoluted!

Temperatures varied (July) from really hot in Prague to raining in Bratislava, so take the right clothing! You can change money to the different currencies as you go along; I took Czech koruna and Euro, then changed the leftover Czech money into forint and that into Euro again. In Hungary most places advertised that you could pay in Euro although they would give change in forint. It might be worth getting some zloty in advance as you don't get to Poland until the evening of day 12 and banks are closed.

Really interesting trip, do go.

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We picked this trip to pack the best of five countries we had never previously visited into two weeks, and were not disappointed. The tour gave us a taste of everything from grand palaces and capital cities to pretty market towns and high mountains. Our guide and driver were excellent, as were the hotels, and most of the food too. It was a hectic schedule with so much to see, but very enjoyable, and highly recommended if you appreciate discovering history and architecture.
Highlights for us were the excellent and entertaining concert in Vienna, the hugely impressive Schonbrunn Palace, and our visit to the High Tatras National Park (helped by the beautiful weather).

Our group leader was very knowledgeable, friendly and extremely dedicated to making the tour the best it could be for all of the group, some of whom often wanted to do their own thing. He tried hard to accommodate the different personal interests and attitudes within the group.

Be ready to pay most of your food and entrance fees in cash - and take some of each of the four currencies. Four wallets would be a good idea for this tour. Also take shoes that are comfortable as there is lots of walking.

This was our second very successful trip with Exodus. There is so much to see around the world, but all the best of central Europe in one trip is good going by anyone's standards.

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We all met up in Prague, a lovely city, and very soon (too soon!) found ourselves in Bratislava. Supposed to be the smallest of the capital cities that we saw, Bratislava was never-the-less surprisingly nice. We then moved on to the Fairy-Tale town of Cesky-Krumlov....Ahhhhh!
Then we got to Vienna and first sailed down the Danube before listening to "Sailing Down The Beautiful Danube" by Strauss as the finale at an evening concert (optional extra). Then there was the spectacular Schonbrunn Palace (optional extra)
Rapidly moving on to Buda-Pest we found the Danube again.
Our time in this lovely city seemed to be too short!
We then moved into Slovakia again but this time to the striking Tatra Mountains with mountain railways, funicular railways, treks and even a waterfall.
Our final city was Krakow, Poland. What a nice city! I was glad that I had booked an extra two nights in this lovely city.
I suppose sailing down the Danube and later in the day listening to "Blue Danube" and in Vienna was probably the most inspirational moment!

Apart from being a group leader, Peter Gbur also happens to be a ski instructor and a keen photographer. Being a Slovak and from the Tatra Mountain region, he was enthusiastic about his country.
Although he could have left us to our own devices on the free afternoons, he always organised somethings for us and also accompanied the majority sub-group. Most of us were very grateful to him for this as it was beyond his remit, particularly because different people had different ideas.
He always had his meals with us explaining the menu and sorting out difficulties with our bills caused by our ignorance!
He was very considerate about the weaker members of the group and tolerant of the boisterous!

Be prepared to walk for a long time on the walking tours of the cities. In the Tatra Mountains, although it is a leisurely walk, it is best to wear suitable footwear.
If you have the time and the money, do book extra nights at the start and at the end of the trip.

As mentioned before, some of the walking tours in some cities (Prague) was strenuous. Knowing this, our leader Peter suggested that we buy 24 hr Metro tickets. That helped us a lot.

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Great trip, gave an overview of several capitals and could not fit much more in really. Wished I had visited this part of the world long before now. Hotels better than expected and well situated for sightseeing. Happy and interesting trip with nice group of fellow travellers. Plenty of activity too and a superb walking day in the Tatras.
Impossible to say as architechture, sights and scenery all rich in history and scenic - lights at night gave a different dimension to cities and camera buffs in group loved this.

Really spot on! Well organised. Understanding of individual preferences regarding options and meals. He made the trip really because he was so knowledgeable, reliable and competent in several ways - spoke local languages, fit physically and also made me a walking pole for going downhill. Got on with everyone.

Trip good but not restful! Too much to see and do.

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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Small Group - 24 max

Maximum Number of People in Group: 16

Accomodations

Travel by private air-conditioned bus
Group normally 6 to 18, plus leader. Min age 16 yrs
13 nights 3-star hotels and comfortable pensions, all en suite
All breakfasts included

Age Notes

Min. Age: 16

Additional Information:

  • 13 nights hotels and pensions, all rooms en suite
  • Group normally 5 to 16 plus leader. Min age 16 years
  • Travel by air-conditioned private minibus, train and boat

Trip ID#:

exodus-AVU

Trip Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations

Meals Included:

Dinner: All breakfasts and 1 lunch included. The cuisines of Central European countries possess many similarities yet still retain their own strong gastronomic traditions and dishes. Hearty soups, noodles, dumplings made from wheat or potato, meat dishes consisting of pork, beef and game are all staples across the region. You will also find a large variety of sausages and vegetables such as mushrooms, potatoes and peppers featuring prominently in many dishes. Dairy products such as cheeses and creams are heavily used in the region too. Desserts are plentiful and varied with each country having their own unique sweets and cakes. And of course the Czech beer is world renowned for it's quality and taste. Many of the countries visited on the trip also offer good quality wines and local spirits that are worth tasting along the way! The breakfasts during the trip are usually continental with a choice of eggs. Lunches are the main meal of the day in Central Europe and the leader will usually recommend or stop for a hot lunch at a restaurant or café. The leader will accompany the group to a restaurant each evening, but will provide recommendations for those wishing to explore separately. Vegetarians can be catered for, as are other dietary requirements although there may not be the same choice or variety as you have at home. Please advise us upon booking.

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