Eastern European Panorama

9 Days Warsaw to Vienna from $1,659.00

Highlights: Warsaw, Czestochowa, Krakow, Prague, Vienna

Spend two nights each in some of Eastern Europe’s picturesque cities. Begin in Warsaw, Poland’s capital and a symbol of its nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. Drive through Poland to visit Czestochowa and Auschwitz-Birkenau on your way to Krakow. Continue your journey to Prague, built on seven hills and featuring Baroque churches, promenades, parks, and ancient walls. Your last stop is Vienna where you will see reminders of the city’s Imperial history such as Hofburg Palace.

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Warsaw, Krakow, Prague & Vienna Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN WARSAW, POLAND: You will be transferred to your hotel where you have time free to relax or begin exploring this 700-year-old city. Later, meet your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner.
Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Centrum, or Mercure Centrum (D)

DAY 2 WARSAW SIGHTSEEING: Your Warsaw sightseeing tour includes a drive along the Royal Route, from Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture, the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Barbican. A walking tour takes you to Old Town, Old Market Square and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day you are free to take a relaxing stroll through some of the numerous parks and gardens, or perhaps attend an optional late afternoon concert of Chopin’s music.
Hotel Name: Radisson Blu Centrum, or Mercure Centrum (B)

DAY 3 WARSAW / CZESTOCHOWA / AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU / KRAKOW: Journey south to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for its blackened picture of the Virgin Mary. In the afternoon take a sobering tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the World War II concentration camp and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finish your day in Krakow.
Hotel Name: Mercure Old Town (B/D)

DAY 4 KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: A sightseeing tour starts with Wawel Hill to view the Royal Castle and visit the Royal Cathedral. On a walking tour of the Old Town you will see the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth Hall and St. Mary’s Church. The afternoon is yours to wander, browsing through shops, sampling pierogi, or simply relaxing
Hotel Name: Mercure Old Town (B)

DAY 5 KRAKOW / PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC:  Your drive across the charming Polish countryside takes you over the Slovakian border and on to the Czech Republic. Finish your day in the capital city of Prague, built on seven hills and known as the “City of 100 Spires.”
Hotel Name: Angelo by Vienna House (B/D)

DAY 6 PRAGUE SIGHTSEEING: Once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire, Prague features lavish architecture, lush green hills, and graceful bridges spanning the Vltava River. A sightseeing tour starts with panoramic drive to Wenceslas Square, the Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. On your walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Crossing the Charles Bridge, walk through the old quarter of Prague to view the Jewish Ghetto, Town Hall and world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is yours to relax or attend an optional cultural performance.
Hotel Name: Angelo by Vienna House (B)

DAY 7 PRAGUE / VIENNA, AUSTRIA: Rest on your drive through the Czech Republic and cross into Austria. The balance of the day is yours to enjoy Vienna, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Hotel Name: Hilton Vienna (B)

DAY 8 VIENNA SIGHTSEEING: On a morning sightseeing tour of this “City of Waltz,” visit the Hofburg Palace, the former residence of the Habsberg emperors, and view the Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other reminders of the city’s imperial heritage. The afternoon is yours to spend as you wish before joining your fellow travelers at a local restaurant for a Farewell Dinner.
Hotel Name: Hilton Vienna (B/D)

DAY 9 DEPART VIENNA: You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

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  • Tuesday May 8, 15 & 22 – $1,659.00
  • Tuesday June 5 – $1,659.00
  • Tuesday July 31 – $1,659.00
  • Tuesday August 7 & 28 – $1,659.00
  • Tuesday September 11, 18 & 25 – $1,659.00
  • Tuesday October 9 – $1,659.00

Additional Information: * Above are Land Start Dates in Warsaw. Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date.  Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats. Single Room Supplement: $669.

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers in Warsaw on Day 1 and Vienna on Day 9
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
  • 8 hot breakfasts; 4 dinners, including Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • Luxury motorcoach with reclining seats, air conditioning and onboard restroom
  • Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Vienna
  • Headsets for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary
  • Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Portfolio of travel documents

NOTE: Medical insurance is required for the Czech Republic.

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Group Discounts
One traveler qualifies for a 100% discount * off the land portion of the vacation price for every 20 travelers paying in full.


Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: $669. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.