Eastern Europe Tours


Poland, Prague, & Budapest!

Budapest parliament tyn clock fishermens bastion budapest

July 29th- August 7th 2015

It’s been a few year’s since we’ve been to Eastern Europe and it’s time to go back! This time we will explore the culture, food, and highlights of Poland, Prague, & Budapest!

E-mail us at steve@photoflytravel.com for the daily itinerary!

* 9 nights/10 days throughout the best of Eastern Europe

* Breakfast Everyday

* 3 lunches, 3 Dinners

Poland: 3 Nights

Krakow:
– Jasna Gora Monastery: Day tour from Krakow we’ll visit the most famous Polish shrine to Mary. The monastery is the countries greatest place of pilgrimage and for many the spiritual capital.

– Privately guided city tour of Krakow & the famous salt mines of Wieliczka

  • Royal Wawel Castle: This Gothic Royal Capital is now a necropolis of Polish kings, dukes, and noble citizens.
  • Old Town: Visit the Market Square, Cloth Hall (iconic central feature of the market), St. Mary’s church, and the Florianska Gate, resembling an open-air art gallery with numerous paintings and water-colors displayed by local artists.
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine: Explore this 13th century mine and UNESCO world heritage site. One of the world’s oldest salt mines still in operation, it’s filled with statues, chapels, and an entire cathedral carved out of the rock salt.

 – Auschwitz: Visit and learn about the important and tragic history of the world’s most infamous concentration camp during the Nazi Regime.

Prague: 3 Nights

– Privately guided city tour of Prague

prague castle quarter* Magical Old Town square with the Tyn Church clock

* Jewish Quarter: Filled with culture, history, and architecture. An iconic treasure of the city

* The atmospheric 15th Century Charles Bridge: One of the most famous bridges in Europe crossing the Vltava river connects the Castle Quarter with the rest of the city.

* Castle Quarter: Filled with amazing cobblestone streets, shops, cathedrals, & Prague Castle (1,000 year old symbol of Czech statehood). Highlights here will include the Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, and St. George Monastery.

Optional Day trip to Kutna Hora: We’ll explore this picturesque medieval town included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. 

  • Kutna Hora found glory from it’s silver mines in the 14th & 15th centuries and at one time rivaled the significance of Prague itself.
  • Privately Guided City Tour: Highlights include the Gothic Cathedral of St. Barbara, the patron of miners, the Italian Court (famous for the Royal Mint which produced the Prague Groschen coins), and the Little All Saints Church situated in the middle of a picturesque cemetery.

BUDAPEST: 3 Nights

– Private guided city tours of Buda & Pest

Budapest Baths* Castle Hill: Visit the Neo – Gothic Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion

* Panoramic views of the city atop Gellert Hill next to the Citadell (Rock church)

* Relax and enjoy Budapest’s famous Gellert thermal baths (known world-wide, the baths were built in the Art Nouveau style and opened  in 1918)

* Visit the striking 19 century Parliament

* Visit the Great Synagogue: the world second largest

* Explore Vaci Street & Great Market Hall

* Enjoy a show at Budapest’s Neo Renaissance Opera House (optional)

* Discover Heroes square with a mammoth tribute to Hungary’s historic figures

* Explore Budapest City park with art Nouveau Zoo, Transylvanian Vajdahunyad Castle replica, and splash into the beautiful Szechenyi Thermal Baths (optional)

* Tour Leader and photographer to help those interested in photography throughout these Eastern Europe tours

* International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always!

* All Taxes & Fees Included

E-mail us at steve@photoflytravel.com for the daily itinerary!

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*For our solo travelers we will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested.

Price: $2395.00

Single Supplement: $750.00

OR

Deposit: 600.00

 

 *Notice: Payment online incurs 3% processing fee. To avoid this fee please mail check to:

Local Planet Travel Services P.O. 1083 Sausalito CA 94966

Cancellation Policy & Refunds

There is a $100.00 administrative fee for all cancellations. Cancellations made 75 days or more prior to departure are fully refundable except for the $100 fee. Cancellations 75 days and less prior to trip date will receive no refund of monies paid. No refunds on unused portions of the tour. After airline tickets are issued, airline cancellations are per the airline’s policy and are usually non-refundable and changeable with a fee plus new ticket price.

*Hotels subject to change based on availability

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