Day 1: Early departure from Ramstein guarantees our midday arrival in Berlin. Upon arrival we will check in to our hotel, freshen up. Then we’ll head right back out, getting to know Berlin in more detail from a different vantage point on a cruise down the famous Spree River. Our route takes us right through the center of town, past the famous Museums Island, the Dom of Berlin and the Government District. After having worked up an appetite doing all that sight-seeing, we will visit the famous Nikolaiviertel (Nikolai-quarter) where we’ll finish up this exciting first day with a traditional dinner in one of Berlin’s oldest Restaurants.
Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, we dive right into the sights and turbulent history of this once divided city for an in depth tour with our local guide. Our city tour features the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, the monumental Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten park and Checkpoint Charlie. The remainder of the day is yours to freely enjoy this rich vibrant city!
Day 3: After breakfast and check out of the hotel we continue our adventure and cross the border into Poland on our way to Warsaw. During our drive we will be able to enjoy some scenery on the way. A late afternoon arrival affords plenty of time to check in, enjoy dinner and perhaps check out some local nightlife.
Day 4: Today it is: “Witamy w Warszawie” welcome to Warsaw! After breakfast at the hotel we meet our local guide for a tour through this trendy city know for the largest science, art and culture center in all of Poland. We will visit picturesque marketplaces speckled with artists and street cafés, and the 237-metre Palace of Culture & Science resembling New York's Empire State Building. Unlike most Polish cities, Warsaw's townscape is largely contemporary with stylish glass buildings towering above older more historical constructions which is comparable to North American metropolises. The remainder of the day is yours to explore this modern city.
Day 5: After breakfast and check out of the hotel we continue our eastern European experience heading south towards the former capital and royal city of Krakow. Upon arrival, we meet our tour guide for a stroll through Krakow’s picturesque old town. Surrounded by old townhouses and noble palaces, you will quickly see why Krakow’s medieval market square is the favored as the largest and most beautiful in all Europe. We will visit the Jewish quarter and the Oskar Schindler factory. Afterward, we check in to our Hotel and enjoy a local style dinner. The evening is yours to explore the local area.
Day 6: After breakfast at the hotel we will visit the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau (Oswiecim). During our guided tour we will be given a sobering portrait of the inhumane treatment and terrible suffering that went on in the camp that was built in 1940 and later liberated by the Soviet Red Army. Afterward, we will return to downtown Krakow in plenty of time for you to venture out, enjoy lunch and explore.
Day 7: After breakfast and check out of the hotel we will head on to our next spectacular location in Dresden, Germany. On our way we visit the famous town of Bunzlau (Boleslawiec), famous for the traditional Polish Pottery dating back to the 16th century. Here we have plenty of free time to stroll through stores and load up on a host of ceramic souvenirs. From here, we continue to the German border to the well-known baroque town of Dresden. Upon arrival, we check in to our hotel and where a welcome dinner will be waiting for us.
Day 8: After breakfast we will join our local guide on a tour through Dresden by bus and on foot, relishing the baroque beauty, city palaces, domed churches and the magnificent “Semper Opera”, located right at the river Elbe. The day is yours to let the romantic atmosphere of the city’s charm inspire you to perhaps while you do some in depth sight-seeing.
Day 9: Today it is time to say farewell to our eastern European adventure. After breakfast we depart on our final leg of the journey that takes us west, arriving in Ramstein by early evening.
Є1099 per person sharing double/twin room
Є1299 per person single room
€899 Per Child age 3 - 11 years sharing room with 2 adults
Guided tour through Berlin with local guide
Guided tour Warsaw with local guide
Guided tour Krakow with local guide
Visit and Polish Pottery Shopping in Bunzlau (Boleslawiec)
Tour of Dresden with local guide
Travel / Health insurance (highly reccomended)
Items of a personal nature
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Health insurance is strongly recommended for this tour. RTT nor the Vendor are liable for incidents on for the duration of travel such as, but not limited to: accidents, health related issues, illness, injury and other unforeseeable circumstances that could be costly and/or disrupt travel plans. Travel insurance of this nature can be obtained through many credit card companies as well as Trip Assure (MH Ross) and USAA.
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