Itinerary

This trip offers you a tour of the most beautiful sights in two capitals and a former royal city. Hungary, Slovakia and Poland present you a part of their cultural and historical monuments located in Budapest, Bratislava and Krakow.
Budapest with a truly unique geographical locations includes the world's largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue and third largest Parliament building in the world. Bratislava is Slovak capital located in southwestern Slovakia on banks of the Danube River. Bordering Austria and Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two independent countries. For more than 200 years, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary, a part of the larger Habsburg Monarchy territories.
Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland, situated on the Vistula River. Its historic centre includes the Old Town, Kazimierz and the Wawel Castle, all included on UNESCO list.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Budapest, Hungary.

    - Arrival in Budapest
    - Car transfer to the hotel
    - Accommodation at first class hotel
    - Free time

  2. Day 2 Budapest city tour.

    - Breakfast
    - Budapest sightseeing (4 hours)
    - Free time

    Budapest City Tour with private guide: Buda side in the Castle District with Matthias Church and Fishermen Bastion. Pest side with the Heroes' Square, Vajdahunyad Castle and its museums.

  3. Day 3 Train to Bratislava, Slovakia.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Budapest railway station
    - Train to Bratislava
    - Car transfer from railway station to the hotel
    - Accommodation at first class hotel
    - Free time

  4. Day 4 Bratislava Old town and Devin castle visit.

    - Breakfast
    - Meeting with a tour guide in hotel lobby
    - Bratislava Old town sightseeing (up to 2 hours)
    - Devin castle visit


    Bratislava castle dominates the center of Bratislava city and its four towers became symbol of the city. The castle hill was inhabited from neolithic Hallstadt and Roman era. It reached its highest importance during the reign of Austro-Hungarian Queen Maria Theresa. In 1761 - 1766 the fortress was rebuilt into a typical royal residence. Today, after reconstruction, the castle shelters a historical part of the Slovak National Museum.

    Old town tour includes many monuments. Top visited sites are St Martin's Cathedral, the Primates' Palace with historical Zrkadlova sien (The Hall of Mirrors) and the famous Bratislava tapestries, Michalska gate offering panoramic view of the Old town.

    Devin castle ruins tower over the confluence of the rivers Danube and Morava.The fortress, used as a watchtower by the Slavonic count Rastislav Dovina, was mentioned in the manuscripts as early as the 9th century AD. After the fall of the Great Moravian Empire of the ancient Slavs, the Devin fortress became an important strategic fortification of the Hungarian Kingdom. As early as in the 13th century, a smaller building with a tower (foundation of a later castle) was situated at the top of rocky hill. In 1809, advancing Napoleon troops destroyed the fortress. Since 1965 an archaeological research has been carried out in the castle area. The castle ruins have been partially reconstructed under auspices of the Municipal Museum in Bratislava.

  5. Day 5 Trencin town visit. Transfer to Krakow, Poland.

    - Breakfast
    - Trencin castle visit
    - Car transfer to Krakow
    - Accommodation at first class hotel
    - Free time

    Trencin castle is a royal residence from 11th century. It consists of a set of palaces and a tower. Legendary castle well is another point of interest because of a legend about Omar and Fatima and their great love.

  6. Day 6 Krakow city tour.

    - Breakfast
    - Krakow city private tour (4 hours)
    - Afternoon free time

    Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Krakow has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life. The historic centre includes the Old Town, Kazimierz Jewish quarter and the Wawel Castle. It was included as the first of its kind on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978. The Old Town is the most prominent example of an old town appearance in the country. For many centuries Krakow was the royal capital of Poland.

  7. Day 7 Farewell.

    - Breakfast
    - Airport taxi
    - End of the tour

Basic information

from €843 per person

Duration: 7 days

Type/style: Guided sightseeing and cultural discovery tour

Level of difficulty: Easy

Languages: English, French, Deutsch

Pick up & Drop off: On your request

Matthias Church The Hungarian Parliament Building Bratislava Old town buildings Devin Castle Trencin Castle Krakow historic town Wawel

Included

- Accommodation for 6 nights with breakfast in 4* hotels:
- 2 nights in Budapest
- 2 nights in Bratislava
- 2 nights in Krakow
- Trip transport
- Private sightseeing tour in Budapest with admission to Matthias church and Fishermen Bastion
- Private sightseeing tour in Bratislava with admission to St Martin Church
- Private sightseeing Krakow without admission fees
- Local guides in Budapest and Krakow and a private guide as your private driver for 3 days in Slovakia

Excluded

- Meals during the trip (except for hotel breakfast)
- Extra admission fees