Exquisite Central Europe! 2017-09-11T21:33:52+00:00

Project Description

Departing Fall 2018 – Space Available

We are delighted to announce our newest fall 2018 small-group tour exploring the wonders of the timeless cities of Central Europe.  Sign up for our newsletter to receive up to date info on all our upcoming tours, events and travel tips.
Highlights
Czech Republic
  • Prague City – Old Town Square, the unique Orloj clock and the Charles’ Bridge, culinary lesson & tour of the Pilsner Urquell Brewery
  • Cesky Krumlov – A renown historical preserved World Heritage Site dating to the Middle Ages. Explore the Old Town and visit the castle (the second largest in the Czech Republic) with its unique Theatre still equipped with 18th-century lighting, curtains and costumes.
  • Telč (UNESCO Site) – renown for it its architectural and artistic ensemble of medieval castle and preserved centuries-old houses
  • Punkva Caves – renown for its cathedrals of stalagmites and stalactites and a clear path to the bottom of the Macocha Abyss

Poland

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum (UNESCO site) -vthe site of the largest concentration and extermination camp built by the Nazis during WWII.
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine (UNESCO site) – one of the largest and oldest mines in Europe.
  • Krakow – Old Town including the RoyaCastle, the Main Market Square – the largest medieval square in Europe and the St. Mary’s Church
  • Kazimierz (the former Jewish district) – Retrace 800 years of history of Jews in Poland. It is the filming location for the Academy Awarding winning movie “The Schindler’s List” by Steven Spielberg
  • Zakopane –  Ski & winter capital of Poland, beautifully located at the foot of the Tatra mountains, the highest mountains in Poland. In the late nineteenth century, it became the epicentre of bohemian life. Travellers from all over come to enjoy the scenery, local cuisine and to admire the Highlanders lively folklore of traditional wooden architecture, regional costumes and unique music.

Slovakia

  • Spis – Visit Old Town (UNESCO site) famous for its numerous Renaissance and Baroque houses
  • The ruins of Spissky Hrad castle (UNESCO site), one of the largest medieval fortresses built in Europe in 13th and 14th century.
  • Beautiful historical town of Levoca (UNESCO site)

Hungary

  • Tokay – famous for vineyards, farms, villages and small towns, and renown historic network of deep wine caves (UNESCO site)
  • Eger – one of the most beautiful Baroque towns in Hungary. From the 16th century fortress, we admire the view of Eger with numerous churches, tiny streets and minaret – a symbol of the occupation during the Ottoman Empire.
  • Szépasszonyvölgy (Valley of Beautiful Women) – famous for vineyards and wine cellars. Here we enjoy a wine tasting including that of the famous Egri Bikaver (Bull’s Blood).
  • The Beautiful village of Hollókő famous for traditional architecture with cottages with wooden porches. It is a unique outdoor living museum as the village is still inhabited by its proud locals! 
  • Budapest (UNESCO site) – the Royal Palace, the Gothic Matthias, Fishermen’s Bastion, Pest’s entertainment and shopping district, Neo-Gothic Parliament, and monumental Heroes’ Square.
  • Szentendre, a beautiful town located at the bend of the Danube River.  It is a charming town of artists and craftsmen, founded in the 14th century by refugees from the Balkans.

 

– To book any spots on this tour please contact tours@tyw.ca –