• Tour overview

     

    LAND ONLY PRICE:  CAD $ 2499 / USD $ 1999  (per person dased on double occupancy starting Dec 2)

    SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT:  CAD $ 640   / USD $ 510

    OPTIONAL DANUBE DINNER CRUISE:   CAD $ 85 / USD $ 70

    BUDAPEST INTERCONTINENTAL - UPGRADE TO RIVERVIEW SUPERIOR ROOM + ADD CAD $ 80 /  USD $ 65 PER ROOM / PER NIGHT .

    Itinerary

    1. Day1
      SUN,DEC1-TRANSATLANTIC OVERNIGHT FLIGHT TO BUDAPEST ( not included in the land tour price )



    2. Day2
      MON, DEC 2-BUDAPEST ( Welcome Dinner )

      Arrive Budapest and transfer to hotel. You have free time until we meet this evening  for our Welcome Dinner. 

      Overnight in Budapest at the Intercontinental, Apaczai Csere J. U. 12-14.  tel: 36 1 327 6333


       



    3. Day3
      TUE, DEC 3-BUDAPEST ( Breakfast, optional $ Dinner cruise )

              

      Our sightseeing of Budapest will include: Heroes Square, Millenary Monument,  Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Boulevard, State Opera House, Basilica, view from Gellért Hill, Castle district, Matthias Church-interior visit, and  Fishermen's Bastion.  After our tour the rest of the afternoon is yours at to enjoy visiting the Christmas Markets. Make sure to try some of the traditional Hungarian specialties such as langos, home-made strudels, as well as excellent Hungarian wines.

      *Optional dinner cruise on the Danube - a great opportunity to view the illuminated landmarks of Budapest from the water.

      Overnight in Budapest at the Intercontinental, Apaczai Csere J. U. 12-14.  tel: 36 1 327 6333

                             

       


    4. Day4
      WED, DEC 4-BUDAPEST( Breakfast, Dinner with folklore )

       

      After breakfast we will visit the Great Market Hall of Budapest, named one of the 5 best markets in Europe!   You will have time to stroll the stalls filled with fresh produce, spices, as well as Hungarian arts and crafts - a great place to pick up souvenirs to take back home.  From the Market Hall you can return to our hotel and along the way visit the Christmas markets at your leisure.  In the evening we meet in the lobby of our hotel and drive to the outskirts of Budapest for dinner with a colorful folklore show in a traditional "csárda" atmosphere.

      Overnight in Budapest at the Intercontinental, Apaczai Csere J. U. 12-14.  tel: 36 1 327 6333


    5. Day5
      THU, DEC 5-BUDAPEST - ZAKOPANE ( Breakfast, Dinner )

       

      After breakfast we leave Budapest and travel north through the Slovak Republic, stopping at a local inn en-route where you can purchase a light lunch. In the late afternoon we arrive in Zakopane which is a colorful and unique place to visit at any time of the year, but during the Christmas season the Highlander atmosphere is especially delightful.  Dinner tonight will be at our hotel.

      Overnight in Zakopane at Aries Hotel & Spa, ul. M. Zaruskiego 5, tel : 48 18 544 4444


       


    6. Day6
      FRI, DEC 6-ZAKOPANE (Breakfast, Dinner with folklore )

       

       

      Zakopane is known for its wooden architecture and you will see many examples as we take a drive around Zakopane on a short tour this morning stopping in to visit the quaint wooden chapel at Jaszczurowka and the village of Chocholow. The rest of the day is at your leisure.  Make sure to have your Christmas shopping list handy as Zakopane is a great place to pick up unique gifts! 

       

      Today (Dec 6) we celebrate St Nicholas' Day in Poland  - the day when all well-behaved children can expect a small gift  J

       

      Tonight we enjoy dinner at a local Inn with highlander music and folklore.

       

      Overnight in Zakopane at Aries Hotel & Spa, ul. M. Zaruskiego 5, tel : 48 18 544 4444

       

       



       


    7. Day7
      SAT, DEC 7-ZAKOPANE - KRAKOW ( Breakfast, Lunch )

       

      Today we leave Zakopane and travel north to Krakow, the cultural capital of Poland.  We will enjoy lunch near the Market Square and then visit the Krakow Historical Museum to view the stunning exhibit of Krakow’s Traditional Christmas Creches, or “Szopki”, one of Europe's most unique Christmas traditions. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

      Overnight in Krakow at Hotel Indigo - Krakow Old Town, Sw. Filipa 18, tel: 48 12 300 30 30


       

       


    8. Day8
      SUN, DEC 8-KRAKOW ( Breakfast, Dinner )

       

      Half-day walking tour of Krakow includes the Florian’s Gate, the Barbican, Royal Wawel Hill, and the Old Town area with its Market Square, the Cloth Hall, and St. Mary's Church.   Enjoy the rest of the afternoon strolling the stalls at the Christmas markets.

      We invite you to dinner at one of Krakow's finest restaurants tonight.

      Overnight in Krakow at Hotel Indigo - Krakow Old Town, Sw. Filipa 18, tel: 48 12 300 30 30


    9. Day9
      MON, DEC 9-KRAKOW - CHRISTMAS GLASS ORNAMENT FACTORY - CZESTOCHOWA - WROCLAW ( Breakfast, Lunch )

       

      After breakfast we leave Krakow.  Our first stop will be in the small town of Beblo to visit a glass factory that produces handmade Christmas ornaments.  We will tour the factory and learn about the steps involved in the production and then you will have the opportunity to create your own personalized ornament as a keepsake. There is also a shop for those who would like to take some unique ornaments home.  We continue to Czestochowa to visit the Jasna Gora Monastery, Poland's most important shrine with the Black Madonna.  Lunch at a local restaurant in Czestochowa and then we continue to Wroclaw which boasts the biggest Christmas Market in Poland.  After checking in to our hotel we can spend the rest of the evening exploring the Christmas Market.

      Overnight in Wroclaw at AC Hotel by Marriott, Plac Wolnosci 10, tel: 48 71 661 4000


    10. Day10
      TUE, DEC 10-WROCLAW ( Breakfast, Dinner )

       

      Morning sightseeing will include Ostrow Tumski, one of the most beautiful and perfectly preserved sacral architecture complexes in Europe. This is where the city was originally settled in the 9th century by a Slavic tribe. From here we will walk to the Old Town passing by the University buildings,visiting the Market Hall and then continuing to the Market Square with its Gothic Old Town Hall.  Here we will end our tour so that you may enjoy the Christmas Market. Rest of the afternoon at leisure.

      We meet this evening for our farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

      Overnight in Wroclaw at AC Hotel by Marriott, Plac Wolnosci 10, tel: 48 71 661 4000

       


    11. Day11
      WED, DEC 11 -WROCLAW(Breakfast, end of tour )

       

      After breakfast transfers will be arranged  to Wroclaw airport.  End of tour L


      OR  extend your stay with a 2 night  extension in Warsaw . Please ask about your options.


       

      (itinerary is subjhect to minor changes that may be required due to unforeseen circumstances)


       


  • Dates & rates

    Start Date End Date Price (CAD) Tax/Fees (CAD)  
    2 Dec 2019 11 Dec 2019 $ 2,499.00 $ 0.00 Request
  • Other information

     


     

     

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    DEC 2  – 3 NIGHTS

     

    BUDAPEST INTERCONTINENTAL

    APÁCZAI CSERE J. U. 12-14.

    BUDAPEST, 1052

     

    Tel : 36 1 327 6333

     

     

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    DEC 5 - 2 NIGHTS

     

    ARIES HOTEL & SPA

    ul. M. Zaruskiego 5

    34-500 Zakopane

     

    Tel : 48 18 544 4444

     

     

    DEC 07 - 2 NIGHTS

     

    HOTEL INDIGO - KRAKOW OLD TOWN

    Sw. Filipa 18

    31-150 Krakow

     

    Tel: 48 12 300 30 30