- Tour Map
- PDF Itinerary
- A guided tour of important places
- Air conditioned Transport
- Breakfast Every Morning
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- Overnight Hotels / Pensions
- Photos of Your Holiday
- Professionally guided tour
- Unlimited bottled water
- VAT and city tax
- Welcome Drink
- Flights to/from Slovakia
- Meals, unless expressly stated
- Medical insurance and emergency insurance
- Personal expenses
- Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
- Tips to guide and driver
- Visa arrangements
Vienna – Bratislava – Krakow Tour
Enjoy the Premium Vienna-Bratislava-Krakow tour – the luxury way of traveling, discovering, and enjoying every moment of your tour with our top tour guide-drivers. Visit Vienna and Bratislava – 2 closest capitals in the world and 1 former capital of Poland – magnificent Krakow. Interesting history, culture, delightful gastronomical specialties of Austrian, Slovak, and Polish cuisine, café’s and wine bars, museums, galleries, evening concerts. And a scenic unforgettable drive through the Slovakian countryside with an overnight in magical High Tatra mountains. Tickets to all Top sights are already included in this package.
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WELCOME TO VIENNA – THE ROMANTIC CITY ON DANUBE
We will meet you at the airport’s arrival hall, help you with your luggage, drive you safely and comfortably to your hotel in Vienna and help with the check-in process. Maximum comfort, mineral water on board, and a pleasant drive. Welcome drink and itinerary introduction. Your lovely holiday has just started. At leisure. Overnight in Vienna
FULL DAY - VIENNA QUALITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR & FREE TIME
Morning: Start a day with a drive on Ringstrasse, more than 5km long, world-famous, and most beautiful boulevard in the world built under the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph. Admire imperial palaces on the way, Vienna state opera, museums of fine arts and natural history, parliament building with a well-known statue of Pallas-Athene, city hall, and other sights. Afterward, we continue with the Quality Sightseeing walking tour - famous State’s opera, we enter into the gothic St. Stephan`s Cathedral – the symbol of Vienna. Which of the church towers hide the most famous bell Pummerin? We also enter into the magnificent baroque St. Peter’s church, café Demel, first café house in Vienna, walkthrough Hofburg palace complex - the winter residence of former Habsburg dynasty, Museum’s quarter, Rathaus and Parliament. Walk on famous shopping streets such as Kartnerstrasse, Am Graben and Kohlmarkt. Get an overview of Austrian history in an easy and understandable way. The glory of the days of the Austro-Hungarian empire, Maria Theresa and famous rulers of the Habsburg dynasty, interesting facts, famous musicians, painters, Sigmund Freud, and more.
Afternoon: Lunch break – in a traditional restaurant where you can try tasty Austrian delicacies. Will be the Wiener Schnitzel your most favorite? Vienna is sweet! The innumerable Viennese cafés are favorite spots for both local and international coffee lovers. Why not take a rest while enjoying the famous Viennese coffee and famous Sacher cake? Enjoy your free afternoon. Your private guide will give you good advice on where to go, what to see. Maybe a concert in the evening? Your guide is your best concierge. You would like to see more? Please let us know what would be the most interesting for you from the below suggestions? Belvedere palace - especially if you like the baroque architecture, upper Belvedere palace, lower Belvedere, gardens as well as the palace’s world-famous largest collection of work of Gustav Klimt. Absolutely recommended for Baroque style admirers. Albertina museum – contains world-famous largest graphical collections in the world Imperial Apartments and Sisi museum – would you like to walk in Sisi’s footsteps? No other empress was more famous than Sisi – Empress Elisabeth, wife of the emperor Franz Joseph Spanish Horse riding school – performance of the world-famous Lipizzaner horses trained in the Winter Riding School of the Imperial Palace. Do you know the classical jumps such as Levade, Courbette, and Capriole? Prater – an amusement park with the Giant Ferris Wheel, one of the most famous symbols of Vienna offering breathtaking views of Vienna Hundertwasser House – one of Austria’s architectural highlights Wine tasting in famous Heurigen – wine taverns, try a great selection of Gruener Veltliner, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, and Pinot Noir. What about evening entertainment? Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra -one of the world’s best one Vienna State Opera - one of the leading Opera houses in the world Vienna Boys Choir - one of the world’s most famous Concert of Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven, or Haydn?
Overnight in Vienna
BRATISLAVA – THE BEAUTY ON THE DANUBE RIVER
Morning: Drive to Bratislava (1hr drive) and start with the tour of Devin castle – situated at the confluence of the Danube & Morava rivers. Its owners could control the important trade route along the Danube as well as one branch of the Amber Road. After admiring the beautiful castle ruin and enjoying views on Austria, we show you where once the “Iron curtain” – the former border between the West and the East used to stand. An overview of the communist history (1948-1989). Devin area is also famous for its current wine. Have you ever tried current wine? Try now, It’s a regional specialty. Drive back and visit Slavin (World War2 memorial) and symbol of the city – Bratislava castle – to enjoy stunning views of the Danube river and know more about its rich history.
Afternoon: After a lunch break in the Old town (we will recommend you a great restaurant), continue with the quality sightseeing tour to show you the highlights of the Old town. Walking through the main square (admire a beautiful former town hall), the Primate Palace (outside) – the largest in Bratislava where the Treaty of Pressburg was signed in the Hall of Mirrors. Take pictures of some of our funny statues such as Cumil – the worker. Visit of the St. Martin’s Cathedral – the coronation place of 18 rulers including Austria-Hungarian empress Maria Theresa, walking through the only preserved entrance – Michaels gate. Late afternoon at leisure. You’ll get tips on which museum, the gallery is worth seeing, where to enjoy coffee & cake, a glass of excellent Slovak wine, where to buy good quality souvenirs. Your guide is ready to help you.
Evening – On your own
BANSKA STIAVNICA and VLKOLINEC & HIGH Tatra Mountains
THE MAGICAL CITY OF KRAKOW
Morning: We move to Tatranska Lomnica town (15min by car) to take a cable car (tickets not included) to Skalnate Pleso station to see the High Tatra mountains from above. We enjoy a little walk around Skalnate Pleso, with views of the Lomnicky peak, and valley views.
Afternoon: We head towards Poland with a stop in a charming little Zdiar village to have a tasty traditional Slovak lunch. Drive to Krakow (2hrs). The city of Krakow, once a seat of Polish kings and the capital of the country, is nowadays an exceptionally beautiful second largest Polish city. Get an overview of Polish history in an easy and understandable way. King Kazimier III the Great, Golden age of 16thcentury, partitions of Poland, WW2, communist-era, and present-day life. In-depth information with our top tour guide. Our discovery of Krakow we start with a walking tour to Wavel royal castle – situated in the center of Krakow. Wawel Castle and its cathedral have experienced over 1000 years of both glorious and turbulent history. Together they now form one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region.
Evening: On your Own
FULL DAY – KRAKOW QUALITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Morning: Start with a Quality Sightseeing walking tour. Walk on the former Royal route where you can find the greatest treasures such as Florianska gate and street, the Main Square (Rynek Glowny) in the center of Krakow’s Old Town district is Europe’s largest medieval square and has been the hub of the city since the 13th century. It contains some of Krakow’s most famous sights, including the Cloth Hall, the Basilica of St Mary, the Town Hall Tower, and the tiny 11th-century church of St Adalbert. Visit the courtyard of the famous Jagiellon university. Afternoon: Have a lunch break in the heart of the center, try more Polish delicacies. Kazimierz district visit – walking tour. In 1993 Steven Spielberg shot his film Schindler’s list largely in this area which draw international attention to this part of Krakow. Once a separate Jewish city, an autonomous enclave (14th-19thcentury). Our guide will get you a historical overview with a focus on WW2. Visit the highlights such as Szeroka street with its three temples, the most valuable is the Old Synagogue – the oldest Jewish structure in Poland What is Kazimierz district today? Undoubtedly one of the best-known areas of Krakow, full of popular restaurants, café’s, cultural and artistic life. Feel the spirit of Krakow’s bohemians. What about coming for dinner to a great Jewish restaurant with live music? An evening concert is always a good idea. Evening – On your own Optional (not included in the package) Half-day trip to the concentration camp Auschwitz – memorial & museum of former Nazi concentration and extermination camp Oscar Schindler’s factory – parts of Oskar Schindler’s war-time enamel factory converted into Salt mine Wieliczka – discover the secrets of the underground world -UNESCO sight John Paul II birth house and museum – the heart of the museum is the apartment where Karol Wojtyla was born and raised.
FAREWELL AND DEPARTURE
Your memorable holiday comes to an end today. We are ready to arrange for you an airport transfer for discounted rates.
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