Eastern Europe Escapade

This 11 day Eastern Europe Escapade tour starts in Prague, where you will enjoy a three night’s stay before heading to Berlin, Warsaw, Kraków and Budapest.

11 Days
Prague to Budapest
From (AUD)
$ 3,420
Dates & Pricing

2022 Prague > Budapest

History books come to life as you journey through Eastern Europe via Prague, Berlin with a visit to Potsdam, Warsaw, stopping in Auschwitz before arriving in Krakow and concluding with an overnight stay in Budapest.
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11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive Prague

    Welcome to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel for a three night stay. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome drink.

  2. Day 2 - Prague

    This morning, we explore the sights of the Old Town Square on a guided walking tour. We see Mozart´s Theatre, Little Square, the Astronomical Clock and Charles Bridge. Later drive to the 1,000 year old Prague Castle area.


    Dnner and a night of local entertainment.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Prague

    Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day. The baroque quarter of Mala Strana is a must see, as is Josefov, the Jewish quarter.


    Tastes of Czechia (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Prague – Dresden – Berlin

    On leaving Prague, drive along the Elbe Valley to Dresden, known as Florence on the Elbe. Here we will see the Frauenkirche, the Castle of the Electors of Saxony and the Green Vault with its collection of Meissen porcelain. Included is a two night stay in Berlin.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Potsdam – Berlin

    Take a short drive to Potsdam to see the palace of Frederick the Great and visit the Cecilienhof – where the Potsdam Treaty was signed. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the city transformed into the impressive and exciting metropolis that it is today. See the new Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House and Alexander Platz. We see the former Checkpoint Charlie as well as other sites associated with the era of the Iron Curtain.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Berlin – Train – Warsaw

    This morning, you will be taken to the train station for a journey across the heart of Poland and into the capital, Warsaw. Enjoy time en route to relax and watch the scenery pass by, arriving into Warsaw in the early afternoon where you will enjoy a two night stay. A traditional Polish dinner is included this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Warsaw

    Our guided sightseeing tour reveals the historic centre where much of the Old Town was rebuilt after the war. Memories of Polanski’s film ‘The Pianist’ come to mind as we visit the Jewish Ghetto with a local guide. See a monument to the Ghetto heroes, the Palace of Culture and the Chopin Memorial. Take an excursion to the Royal Castle.


    Enjoy an exclusive dinner and private recital of Chopin’s music, performed by a celebrated Polish pianist in a private manor house.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Warsaw – Auschwitz – Kraków

    This morning, visit the Concentration Camp at Auschwitz for a guided tour and experience the chilling reminders of the atrocities of World War II. Later, arrive in the former royal capital of Kraków for a two night stay, dating back to the 7th century.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Kraków

    Sightseeing of this imposing medieval city includes the cathedral and castle on Wawel Hill and on a walking tour of the old town we visit St. Mary’s Church and the Cloth Hall. The rest of the day is at leisure.


    Excursion to the Wieliczka Salt Mines (extra expense)


    Enjoy dinner in a family run restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Kraków – Budapest

    Today, we journey past the Castle of Oravsky Hrad and over the Tatra Mountains, through Slovakia and into Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where you will enjoy an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Budapest

    Depart today after breakfast.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

  • The services of an Emerald Tour Director
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Return airport transfers
  • 10 Day Eastern European Escapade land tour
  • Explore 6 different cities, towns and villages during our included tours
  • Discover Prague on a guided city tour
  • Visit the historic German city of Dresden
  • In Berlin see the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and Berlin Wall
  • Visit the Palace of Frederick the Great and Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam
  • Rail journey from Berlin to Warsaw
  • Absorb the sights of Warsaw
  • Visit Auschwitz
  • Visit the Monument to the Heroes of the Ghetto
  • Take a guided tour of Kraków

  • 15 superb meals including: 9 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Lunches (L), 2 Dinners (D) & 3 Highlight Dinners

  • Exclusive dinner and private recital of Chopin’s music in a private manor house
  • Family run restaurant in Kraków

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