Vienna City Centre
The central Innere Stadt's historic quarter is home to the Gothic St Stephen's Cathedral with its ornate roof tiles. Sense the ghosts of Habsburg rule as you wander around the living quarters of Austria's former royal family at the Hofburg imperial palace.
Daring contemporary art is on display at the Kunsthalle Wien. Admire the Habsburgs' summer residence at the Schonbrunn Palace.
Belvedere Palace - Baroque historical palace complex in Vienna
Consists of two Baroque palaces, the Orangery and the Palace Stables set in a Baroque park landscape. Nowadays it houses the Belvedere museum institution.
Schonbrunn Palace is a former imperial Rococo summer residence of Habsburg royal family. The palace and gardens illustrate the tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive monarchs.
The sculpted garden space between the palace and the Sun Fountain is called the Great Parterre.
The complex however includes many more attractions: the Tiergarten, a Palm house, English garden, a botanical garden, a modern enclosure for Orangutans.
Bratislava old town - characterised by many Baroque palaces and sacral buildings
Town Hall was erected in the 14th - 15th century. The historic centre is characterised by many Baroque palaces, notable cathedrals and churches include the Gothic St. Martin's Cathedral, the Franciscan Church and the Blue Church.
Devin castle - ruins of the stronghold dating from Neolitic to the Napoleon I.
Devin Castle standing on a massive rock hill above the confluence of the Danube and Morava is an unusually impressive landmark. It is part of the oldest history of Slovakia.
Trencin Castle - Royal residence from the 11th century
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.
Wawel Castle Complex - UNESCO World Heritage
Wawel Complex is one of Krakow's most brilliant sights and important Polish landmark. This enclosed fortification, which includes palaces and a cathedral, is situated on Wawel hill. Wawel cathedral was the place of royal coronations and also is a burial site for Polish kings.
Kazimierz - the Jewish Quarter
Strolling old narrow streets of the eastern half of Krakow's Kazimierz district one still finds a unique atmosphere of the Jewish past of this area. Museum of Judaism is located in the Old Synagogue building dating back to the 15th century.
Other interesting synagogues are Baroque Isaac's Synagogue, late-Gothic High Synagogue, Tempel, Popper's Synagogue, and Remuh Synagogue with the adjoining Remuh Cemetery.
Krakow historic town - UNESCO World Heritage
One of the largest market squares in Europe in the centre of a medieval old town is full of architectural and historical monuments. Not far from it is the former Jewish district of Kazimierz.