TOUR PROGRAM 2018

 
 
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    »EUROPE - CENTRAL, EASTERN & MEDITERRANEAN«
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THE EXPERIENCE OF KOMPAS HOLIDAYS INTERNATIONAL
Kompas Holidays International offers the most comprehensive range of tours in Central, Eastern & Mediterranean
Europe. We have an experienced, professional staff and offices in more than 20 European countries, so your
clients are in good care. With over 60 years in business, Kompas is dedicated to ensuring memorable and happy
vacations to your clients.


    Guaranteed departures
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advance.

    English speaking tours
All Kompas escorted tours are conducted in English only and are managed by our experienced tour leaders who have intimate and
extensive knowledge of the destinations.

    Modern air-conditioned motor coaches
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    Complete travel service
Apart from escorted & hosted tours and cruises, Kompas can assist you with all other adhoc group or independent arrangements
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
KOMPAS ESCORTED TOUR PROGRAM 2018 - EUROPE (Central, Eastern & Mediterranean)

  8   |   K010 ~ WARSAW, BERLIN & PRAGUE
          7 days from Warsaw to Berlin and Prague
 10   |   K011 ~ LITTLE TOUR OF RUSSIA
          7 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg
 12   |   K100 ~ VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME
          8 days from Venice to Florence and Rome
 14   |   K101 ~ VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME & SORRENTO
          11 days from Venice to Florence, Rome and Sorrento
 16   |   K301 ~ EXPERIENCE SLOVENIA
          7 days from Ljubljana, Postojna, Piran, Goriska Brda, Soca Valley, Bled and Bohinj
 18   |   K505 ~ PRAGUE, VIENNA & BUDAPEST
          10 days from Prague and Vienna to Budapest
 20   |   K506 ~ PRAGUE & VIENNA
          7 days from Prague to Vienna
 22   |   K507 ~ VIENNA & BUDAPEST
          7 days from Vienna to Budapest
 24   |   K601 ~ EASTERN EUROPEAN PANORAMA
          13 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin and Prague
 26   |   K681 ~ VIENNA TO WARSAW
          9 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow and Warsaw
 28   |   K700 ~ BELGRADE TO ZAGREB
          11 days from Belgrade, Cetinje, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana to Zagreb
 30   |   K801 ~ BOSNIA, CROATIA & SLOVENIA
          11 days from Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana to Zagreb
 32   |   K802 ~ DALMATIAN SUNSHINE
          9 days from Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana to Zagreb
 34   |   K808 ~ ZAGREB TO VENICE
          14 days from Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes and Ljubljana to Venice
 36   |   K808G ~ DUBROVNIK TO VENICE
          11 days from Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes and Ljubljana to Venice
 38   |   K808Z ~ ZAGREB TO DUBROVNIK
          7 days f rom Zagreb and Sarajevo to Dubrovnik
 40   |   K810 ~ CROATIA EXPRESS
          9 days from Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Island Hvar, Dubrovnik and Montenegro
 42   |   K905 ~ MOSCOW TO BALTIC STATES, POLAND, PRAGUE & VIENNA
          20 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Krakow, Prague and Vienna
 44   |   K905M ~ MOSCOW TO BALTIC STATES, POLAND & PRAGUE
          18 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Krakow and Prague
 46   |   K906 ~ WARSAW TO VIENNA
          9 days from Warsaw to Krakow, Prague and Vienna
 48   |   K982 ~ THE BEST OF RUSSIA, BALTIC & WARSAW
          14 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Warsaw




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LIST OF HOTELS

COUNTRY                CITY             HOTEL                                   TOURS
AUSTRIA                VIENNA           HILTON VIENNA (SF)                      K505, K506, K507, K601, K681, K905, K906
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA   SARAJEVO         EUROPE (F) / HOLIDAY (F)                K801, K808, K808Z
CROATIA                DUBROVNIK        LACROMA (F)                             K700, K801, K802, K808, K808G, K808Z, K810
                                        LAPAD (F)                               K808, K808G, K808Z
                       HVAR             AMFORA (F)                              K810
                       PLITVICE         JEZERO (F)                              K700, K801, K802, K808, K808G
                       SPLIT            ATRIUM (F)                              K700, K801, K802, K808, K808G
                                        PRESIDENT (F)                           K810
                       ZAGREB           WESTIN (DLX)                            K700, K801, K802, K808, K808Z, K810
CZECH REPUBLIC         PRAGUE           MAJESTIC PLAZA (SF)                     K505, K506
                                        ANGELO BY VIENNA HOUSE (F)              K905, K905M, K906
                                        ANDEL’S BY VIENNA HOUSE (F)             K010, K601
ESTONIA                TALLINN          SOKOS VIRU (F) / MERITON (F)            K905, K905M, K982
GERMANY                BERLIN           ABBA (F)                                K010, K601
HUNGARY                BUDAPEST         INTERCONTINENTAL (DLX)                  K505, K507
                                        RADISSON BLU BEKE (F) /                 K601, K681
                                        CONTINENTAL (F)
ITALY                  VENICE           BAUER “PALLADIO HOTEL & SPA“ (DLX)      K808, K808G
                                        CARLTON HOTEL (F)                       K100, K101
                       FLORENCE         STARHOTELS MICHELANGELO (F) /           K100, K101
                                        CROCE DI MALTA (F)
                       ROME             GH PALATINO (F)                         K100, K101
                       SORRENTO         CENTRAL (F)                             K101
LATVIA                 RIGA             RADISSON BLU LATVIJA(SF)                K905, K905M, K982
LITHUANIA              VILNIUS          RADISSON BLU ASTORIA (SF) /             K905, K905M, K982
                                        RADISSON BLU LIETUVA (F)
POLAND                 WARSAW           RADISSON BLU CENTRUM (SF)               K010, K601, K681, K905, K905M, K906, K982
                                        MERCURE CENTRUM (F)                     K905, K905M, K906, K982
                       KRAKOW           MERCURE OLD TOWN (F)                    K905, K905M, K906
                                        HOLIDAY INN CITY CENTER (F) /           K601, K681
                                        DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON (F)
RUSSIA                 MOSCOW           MARRIOTT GRAND (SF)                     K011, K905, K905M, K982
                       ST. PETERSBURG   COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT CENTER            K011, K905, K905M, K982
                                        WEST PUSHKIN (F) /
                                        RADISSON ROYAL (SF)
SERBIA                 BELGRADE         MOSKVA (F) / METROPOL (F)               K700
SLOVENIA               BLED             PARK (F)/RIKLI BALANCE (ex GOLF) (SF)   K301, K700, K801, K802, K808, K808G
                       LJUBLJANA        CENTRAL (F)                             K301
                       PIRAN            PIRAN (F)                               K301
                       NOVA GORICA      PERLA (F)                               K301




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PRE & POST TOUR RATES

I. TRANSFERS		            US$ 47.00 per person
The rate is NET per person in US$ and include:
   ”” One way transfer
   ”” Transportation with hotel pick-up / drop-off



II. SUPPLEMENT FOR EXCLUSIVE BUS USAGE
The rates are NET per person in US$:
   ”” Supplement for groups of 15-20 pax		                   US$ 260.00 per person
   ”” Supplement for groups of 21-30 pax 		                  US$ 210.00 per person
   ”” No supplement for groups of 31 pax or more
   ”” One pax free of charge is granted in half twin for every 20 pax paid in full




III. REDUCTIONS
The rates are NET per person in US$:
   ”” 3rd adult sharing a room:				                          US$ 8.00 per 3rd person per night
   ”” Child under 12 sharing as 3rd:			                      US$ 20.00 per child per night
   ”” Unused nights on the tour:			                          US$ 70.00 per person in twin per night
   							US$ 80.00 in single per night




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PRE & POST TOUR RATES
Destination            Hotel                          Tour                  Period                            Double   Single
Austria                Hilton Vienna                  K505, K506, K507,
Vienna                 Am Stadtpark 1, A              K601, K681, K905,     4/1 – 10/31                         121     218
                       Phone: + 43 1 717 000          K906
Bosnia & Herzegovina   Europe
Sarajevo               Vladislava Skarića 5
                       Phone: +387 (0)33 580 400
                                                      K801                  4/1 – 10/31                         76      127
                       Holiday
                       Zmaja od Bosne 4
                       Phone: +387 (0)33 288-200
Croatia                Lacroma                                              4/20 – 5/11 & 10/14–31              66      115
Dubrovnik              Iva Dulcica 34                 K802, K808G, K808Z,   5/12 – 6/6 & 9/30 – 10/13           89      156
                       Phone: +385 20 449 100         K810                  6/7 – 7/10 & 9/16–29                110     193
                                                                            7/11 – 9/15                         126     221
                       Lapad                                                4/1–28                              59      87
                       Lapadska Obala 37                                    4/29 – 5/26 & 10/14–31              75      111
                                                      K808G, K808Z
                       Phone: +385 20 455 570                               5/27 – 7/7 & 9/16 – 10/13           106     154
                                                                            7/8 – 9/15                          121     180
Croatia                Westin                         K700, K801, K802,
Zagreb                 Krsnjavoga 1                   K803, K808, K808Z,    4/1 – 10/31                         66      112
                       Phone: +385 1 489 2000         K810
Czech Republic         Angelo by Vienna House
                                                                            4/1 - 6/30 & 9/1 - 10/31            61      117
Prague                 Radlická 3216/1G               K010, K601, K905M
                                                                            7/1 - 8/31                          43      70
                       Phone: +420 234 801 111
                       Andel's by Vienna House
                                                                            4/1 - 6/30 & 9/1 - 10/31            61      117
                       Stroupežnického 21             K010, K601
                                                                            7/1 - 8/31                          43      70
                       Phone: +420 296 889 688
                       Majestic Plaza
                                                                            4/1 - 6/30 & 8/1 - 10/31            95      189
                       Stepanska 33                   K505, K506
                                                                            7/1-31                              76      150
                       Phone: +420 221 486 100
Hungary                Intercontinental
                                                                            4/1 – 7/31 & 9/1 – 11/10            113     212
Budapest               Apaczai Csere J.U. 12-14       K505, K507
                                                                            8/1-31                              94      188
                       Phone: +36 1 327 6333
Italy                  Bauer ‘Palladio Hotel & Spa’
                                                                            4/1 - 7/31 & 9/1-10/31              183     332
Venice                 Giudecca 33                    K808, K808G
                                                                            8/1-31                              153     260
                       Phone: +39 041 520 7022
                       Carlton on the Grand Canal                           3/15-31, 7/15-8/20 & 11/1-10        90      144
                       Santa Croce 578                K100, K101            4/1-30, 7/1-14 & 10/20-31           119     210
                       Phone: + 39 041 275 2200                             5/1-6/30 & 8/21-10/19               132     219
Italy                  Grand Hotel Palatino                                 3/26-31 & 11/1-15                   85      170
Rome                   Via Cavour, 213M,                                    4/1-30, 7/1-10 & 10/20-31           119     238
                                                      K100
                       Phone: +39.06.476.811                                5/1-6/30 & 9/1-10/19                132     264
                                                                            7/11-8/31                           90      180
Italy                  Central
Sorrento               Corso Italia, 254              K101                  4/12 - 11/15                        66      131
                       Phone: + 39 081 878 1646
Poland                 Radisson Blu Centrum
Warsaw                 Grzybowska 24
                       Phone: +48 22 321 8888         K010, K906, K681,
                                                                            4/1 - 10/31                         75      128
                       Mercure Centrum                K982
                       Złota 48/54
                       Phone: + 48 22 697 39 99
Russia                 Marriott Grand
                                                      K011, K905, K905M,
Moscow                 Tverskaya Street 26/1                                4/1-10/31                           97      167
                                                      K982
                       Phone: +7 495 937 0000




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PRE & POST TOUR RATES
Destination                 Hotel                           Tour         Period           Double   Single
Russia                      Radisson Royal
St. Petersburg              Nevsky Prospect, 49/2
                            Phone: + 7 812 322-50-00
                                                                         4/20 - 6/30        125     219
                            Courtyard by Marriott Center
                                                            K011         7/1 - 8/31         113     194
                            West Pushkin
                                                                         9/1 - 10/31        107     180
                            166 Griboedov's Canal, via 33
                            Kanonerskaya Street
                            Phone: + 7 812 610-50-00
Serbia                      Hotel Moskva
Belgrade                    Terazije 20
                            Phone: +381 11 268 62 55
                                                            K700         4/1-10/31          59       89
                            Hotel Metropol
                            Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 69
                            Phone: +381 11 3333100
Slovenia                    Hotel Central
Ljubljana                   Miklosiceva 9                   K301         4/1-10/31          71      126
                            Phone: +386 1-308-4301




IV. HOTELS
The rates are NET per person per night in US$ and include:
   ””   Accommodation with breakfast

   ””   Hotel taxes and service charges




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K010 ~ WARSAW, BERLIN & PRAGUE
7 days from Warsaw to Berlin and Prague

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
”” Breakfast daily and 3 dinners
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach                                                                  Warsaw 2
”” Airport and local transfers                                                         Berlin 2
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                                                       POLAND
”” Luggage handling                                                             GERMANY
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring
”” Service charges and hotel taxes                                                                 2 Prague
                                                                                               CZECH REPUBLIC
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                                                                     SLOVAKIA
”” Warsaw
”” Berlin
”” Prague
                                                                         Day 3, Warsaw to Poznan and Berlin, Sunday
ITINERARY:						                                                         Stop in Poznan for an orientation tour of this trade center.
Day 1, arrive Warsaw, Friday                                             Then on to Berlin, for a dinner and free evening. (B, D)
You are met and transferred to the hotel. There will be plenty
of time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour           Day 4, in Berlin, Monday
Director. (D)                                                            Your morning sightseeing tour features the Reichstag,
                                                                         the Renaissance building that once housed Germany’s
Day 2, in Warsaw, Saturday                                               Parliament, and the lovely Schloss Charlottenburg. The tour
                                                                         continues through the city to view other famous sights such
This 700-year-old capital is the symbol of the Polish
                                                                         as the Opera, Schiller Theater and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial
nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. A
                                                                         Church. The afternoon is free to explore this once divided city
sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal
                                                                         on your own. (B)
Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and
Palace, the summer residence of the last King of Poland. Pass
by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding
cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,
Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the
Barbican. Continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, Old
Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is
free for relaxing, shopping, going for a stroll through the city
or an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)




                                                                         Day 5, Berlin to Dresden and Prague, Tuesday
                                                                         Continue your journey via Dresden, the beautiful Saxony
                                                                         Baroque city. On an orientation tour, view the Zwinger Palace
                                                                         and Semper Opera House. Then it’s on to the Czech capital of
                                                                         Prague, the “City of 100 Spires”. (B, D)




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K010 ~ WARSAW, BERLIN & PRAGUE
                                                                                    7 days from Warsaw to Berlin and Prague

                                                                         TOUR K010
                                                                         STARTING DATES:               TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                         11-May                        17-May
                                                                         25-May                        31-May
                                                                         08-Jun                        14-Jun
                                                                         29-Jun                        05-Jul
                                                                         06-Jul                        12-Jul
                                                                         03-Aug                        09-Aug
                                                                         17-Aug                        23-Aug
                                                                         07-Sep                        13-Sep
Day 6, in Prague, Wednesday
                                                                         21-Sep                        27-Sep
Built on seven hills more than 1000 years ago and spread
over both banks of the river Vltava, Prague is one of the most           05-Oct                        11-Oct
attractive cities in Europe. Your sightseeing tour starts with           PRICES:
panoramic drive to famous Wenceslas Square, the Strahov
Stadium and Castle Square. Continue with a walking tour, and             Per person in twin:           $1,439
visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with Cathedral of St. Vitus,          Single room supplement:       $579
Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and Golden Lane
with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and
walk through the old quarter of Prague to view the Jewish
Ghetto, Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock.               HOTELS:
The rest of the day is free. An optional cultural performance
will be available. Ask your Tour Director for details. (B)               ”” Warsaw: Radisson Blu Centrum (SF)
                                                                         ”” Berlin: Hotel ABBA (F)
                                                                         ”” Prague: Andel's by Vienna House (F)
Day 7, depart Prague, Thursday
After breakfast, transfer to Prague’s airport for your departure
flight. (B)




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K011 ~ LITTLE TOUR OF RUSSIA
7 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities                            FINLAND
”” Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
                                                                                               3 St. Petersburg
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                                        RUSSIA
                                                                                   ESTONIA
”” High speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                                                                   Sergiev Posad
”” Luggage handling                                                                   LATVIA
                                                                                                                       3
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                                                 Moscow
”” Service charges and hotel taxes                                               LITHUANIA
                                                                                               BELARUS


SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
”” Moscow                                                                  or enjoy lunch on your own. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)
”” St. Petersburg
                                                                           Day 3, in Moscow, excursion to Sergiev Posad, Sunday
ITINERARY:						                                                           Today we travel 75 km North of Moscow, to a small town
Day 1, arrive Moscow, Friday                                               of Sergiev Posad, former Zagorsk – founded in the 14th
                                                                           century and renowned as a center of ancient Russian art and
Upon arrival to Moscow, you will be met and transferred to                 architecture. For centuries it served as a place of pilgrimage
your hotel. The rest of the day is to relax or perhaps begin               and the religious capital of Russia. Within the old walled city
your independent discovery of the fabled capital of Russia.                admire the fairy-tale golden and blue domes of the Holy
Tonight, a briefing by your Tour Director on the fascinating               Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, one of the most beautiful of all
tour that awaits you, followed by a Welcome Dinner. (D)                    monasteries. After lunch at a popular restaurant, return to
                                                                           Moscow, the rest of the day at leisure. This evening take an
Day 2, in Moscow, Saturday                                                 Optional tour Moscow by night & Subway, to see the metro
                                                                           stations which Stalin called “Palaces for the People.” (B, L)
Moscow, one of the largest cities in the world, is the symbolic
heart and soul of the country. Your sightseeing tour begins at
Red Square, dominated by colorful St. Basil’s Cathedral and                Day 4, Moscow to St. Petersburg, Monday
by the massive red walls of the Kremlin. Visit the Armory                  Time at leisure in Moscow, before transfer to railway station for
Museum, with its impressive collection of Tsarist, Russian,                our four hours high speed Sapsan train ride to St. Petersburg.
and foreign jewelry, armor, and other artifacts. Then walk                 Upon arrival at the St. Petersburg train station, transfer to
by Moscow University. Continue with a drive along the                      your hotel. Dinner at hotel. Join an optional Russian Folklore
wide boulevards and a stroll through GUM, Russia’s largest                 evening. (B, D)
department store. Continue, on the north bank of the River
Moskva, passing by baroque Novodevichy convent; ending
the tour at the popular Arbat shopping district, time to shop              Day 5, in St. Petersburg, Tuesday
                                                                           There are not many cities in the world that can match the grace
                                                                           of St. Petersburg. When Peter the Great founded the city in
                                                                           1703, he hired Europe’s best architects, craftsmen, and artists
                                                                           to build and decorate it. Spread over 100 islands and linked
                                                                           by over 600 bridges, it is often referred to as the “Venice of
                                                                           the North.” Today the main sites to be visited are Palace Square
                                                                           with the Winter Palace, Senate Square with the monument to
                                                                           Russian Emperor Peter the Great, the founder of the city, St.
                                                                           Isaac’s Square with St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral,
                                                                           Cruiser Aurora, Field of Mars, and Nevsky Prospect. Visit also
                                                                           Peter and Paul Fortress; built in 1703 on a small island, it
                                                                           was meant to protect the city from enemy attacks. Visit Peter
                                                                           and Paul Cathedral, which towers in the center of the fortress



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K011 ~ LITTLE TOUR OF RUSSIA
                                                                                           7 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg

                                                                            TOUR K011
                                                                            STARTING DATES:                TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                            27-Apr                         03-May
                                                                            04-May                         10-May
                                                                            11-May                         17-May
                                                                            25-May                         31-May
                                                                            20-Jul                         26-Jul
                                                                            27-Jul                         02-Aug
                                                                            17-Aug                         23-Aug
served as the burial place for Russian Emperors from Peter I.               31-Aug                         06-Sep
Your evening is free or join an optional Evening Canal Cruise.              07-Sep                         13-Sep
(B)
                                                                            14-Sep                         20-Sep
Day 6, in St. Petersburg, Wednesday                                         28-Sep                         04-Oct
This morning you’ll make a highlight visit to the world-                    PRICES:
famous Hermitage, housing more than four million works of                   Per person in twin:            $1,745
art. It ranks among one of the largest and oldest museums of
the world, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. Admire                   Single room supplement:        $739
the world-famous masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael,
Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, Van Dyck,
Goya, and French Impressionists. The Hermitage occupies
five buildings, the largest is the Winter Palace, the former
residence of Russian Emperors. Spend the rest of the day at
leisure exploring the city on your own or perhaps you may
                                                                            HOTELS:
choose to take an optional tour to Petrodvorets, Peterhof
Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Tonight join your fellow                  ”” Moscow: Marriott Grand (SF)
travelers in a farewell dinner. (B, D)                                      ”” St. Petersburg: Courtyard by Marriott Center West
                                                                               Pushkin (F) / Radisson Royal (SF)
Day 7, Depart St. Petersburg, Thursday
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your
departure flight. (B)




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K100 ~ VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME
8 Days from Venice to Florence and Rome

INCLUDED FEATURES:
                                                                                                             AUSTRIA
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities                                 SWITZERLAND                                HUNGARY

”” Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 4 dinners                                                                Venice   SLOVENIA
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                                2                CROATIA

”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach                                                                               BOSNIA &
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                                                                       HERZEGOVINA
                                                                                               Pisa
”” Luggage handling                                                                                   2 Florence
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                                        Assisi
”” Service charges and hotel taxes
                                                                                                            3 Rome
                                                                                                                       ITALY
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
”” Venice
”” Florence
”” Assisi
”” Rome
                                                                             Day 3, Venice to Ferrara, Pisa and Florence, Tuesday
ITINERARY:						                                                             Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna
                                                                             region, standing on the banks of the Po River. After an
Day 1, arrive Venice, Sunday                                                 orientation tour, continue to Pisa where you’ll view the
Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred                famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery,
to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather            and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free
for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling                   evening. (B, D)
companions. (D)
                                                                             Day 4, in Florence, Wednesday
Day 2, in Venice, Monday					                                                Today’s morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del
We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the                   Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s awe-
Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a                    inspiring Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with
glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration                   Ghiberti’s splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit
of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen.                    the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is
Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St.            displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a
Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views                    spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is
of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is             yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital
at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps                your own way. (B)
join an optional gondola ride. (B)




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K100 ~ VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME
                                                                                     8 Days from Venice to Florence and Rome

                                                                            TOUR K100
                                                                            Start date:      End Date:         Prices:
                                                                            18-Mar           25-Mar            $1,809
                                                                            01-Apr           08-Apr            $2,269
                                                                            15-Apr           22-Apr            $2,269
                                                                            29-Apr           06-May            $2,269
                                                                            13-May           20-May            $2,349
                                                                            03-Jun           10-Jun            $2,349
                                                                            17-Jun           24-Jun            $2,174
                                                                            08-Jul           15-Jul            $2,174
Day 5, Florence to Assisi and Rome, Thursday                                22-Jul           29-Jul            $2,174
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with                        05-Aug           12-Aug            $2,174
its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the
hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the               19-Aug           26-Aug            $2,174
main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis.               02-Sep           09-Sep            $2,349
Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure. (B, D)
                                                                            16-Sep           23-Sep            $2,349
Day 6, in Rome, Friday				                                                  07-Oct           14-Oct            $2,349
A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the             14-Oct           21-Oct            $2,349
incomparable Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with
                                                                            21-Oct           28-Oct            $2,349
moving Sistine Chapel and grand St. Peter’s Basilica. Then on
to visit the Coliseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus             04-Nov           11-Nov            $1,979
Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. (B, L)
                                                                            Single room supplement:            $790

Day 7, in Rome, Saturday
Your day is free in spectacular Rome! Your Tour Director will
have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might
want to visit some of the chic shops, galleries, and museums;
do some more sightseeing on your own or relax in a sidewalk
cafe with a glass of fine Italian wine, a cold Limoncello, some
refreshing gelato, or a hearty dish of pasta. Tonight, a festive
farewell dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to
celebrate your glimpse of Italy. (B, D)


Day 8, depart Rome, Sunday
One last breakfast in Italy before you are transferred to Rome’s
airport. Your homebound flight arrives the same day. (B)


HOTELS:
”” Venice: Carlton Hotel (F)
”” Florence: Starhotels Michelangelo (F) / Croce Di Malta (F)
”” Rome: Grand Hotel Palatino (F)




                              member of                            | 13 |                                ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K101 ~ VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME & SORRENTO
11 Days from Venice to Florence, Rome & Sorrento

INCLUDED FEATURES:
                                                                                                             AUSTRIA
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities                                 SWITZERLAND                                   HUNGARY

”” Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 6 dinners                                                                Venice      SLOVENIA
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                ITALY           2                   CROATIA

”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach                                                                                 BOSNIA &
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                                                                         HERZEGOVINA
                                                                                               Pisa
”” Luggage handling                                                                                   2 Florence
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                                        Assisi
”” Service charges and hotel taxes
                                                                                                            3 Rome
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
                                                                                                                  Naples
”” Venice                                                                                                                     3 Sorrento
”” Florence
”” Assisi
”” Rome
                                                                             join an optional gondola ride. (B)
”” Pompeii
”” Capri
                                                                             Day 3, Venice to Ferrara, Pisa and Florence, Tuesday
ITINERARY:						                                                             Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna
                                                                             region, standing on the banks of the Po River. After an
Day 1, arrive Venice, Sunday                                                 orientation tour, continue to Pisa where you’ll view the
Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred                famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery,
to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather            and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free
for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling                   evening. (B, D)
companions. (D)
                                                                             Day 4, in Florence, Wednesday
Day 2, in Venice, Monday					                                                Today’s morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del
We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the                   Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s awe-
Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a                    inspiring Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with
glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration                   Ghiberti’s splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit
of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen.                    the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is
Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St.            displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a
Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views                    spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is
of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is             yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital
at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps                your own way. (B)




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K101 ~ VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME & SORRENTO
                                                                             11 Days from Venice to Florence, Rome & Sorrento

Day 5, Florence to Assisi and Rome, Thursday                                 Day 10, in Sorrento, Tuesday
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with                         Take in the sights of Sorrento your way with a full free day.
its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the                    You might want to wander through the shops, indulge in a
hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the                spa treatment, or simply relax & enjoy the views. Tonight,
main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis.                enjoy dinner in hotel. (B, D)
Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure. (B, D)
                                                                             Day 11, depart Naples, Wednesday
Day 6, in Rome, Friday
                                                                             After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in Naples
A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the              for your departure flight. (B)
incomparable Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with
moving Sistine Chapel and grand St. Peter’s Basilica. Then on
to visit the Coliseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus              HOTELS:
Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. (B, L)                 ”” Venice: Carlton Hotel (F)
                                                                             ”” Florence: Starhotels Michelangelo (F) / Croce Di Malta (F)
Day 7, in Rome, Saturday				                                                 ”” Rome: Grand Hotel Palatino (F)
A day free to explore Rome your way. Your Tour Director will                 ”” Sorrento: Central Hotel (F)
have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might
want to browse through some of the stylish shops and
galleries, visit a museum, sightsee, or relax in a sidewalk cafe.
Tonight, dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way
to celebrate your Italian adventure. (B, D)                                   TOUR K101
                                                                              STARTING DATES:                  TERMINATION DATES:
Day 8, Rome to Pompeii and Sorrento, Sunday
Departing Rome, travel to Pompeii, a destroyed & buried                       01-Apr                           11-Apr
under ashes and forever preserved by an eruption of Mount                     15-Apr                           25-Apr
Vesuvius in 79 A.D. After a visit to the haunting site, a UNESCO
World Heritage Site, continue to Sorrento. Enjoy dinner at                    29-Apr                           09-May
your hotel, then a free evening. (B, D)                                       03-Jun                           13-Jun
                                                                              08-Jul                           18-Jul
Day 9, in Sorrento, excursion to Capri, Monday
                                                                              05-Aug                           15-Aug
Glide across the glistening bay to the beautiful Isle of Capri.
Here, you’ll visit the magnificent Gardens of Caesar Augustus                 02-Sep                           12-Sep
and view the famed Faraglioni Rocks. Then there’s time to
                                                                              21-Oct                           31-Oct
wander through the winding streets and browse in the
elegant boutiques before returning to Sorrento. (B)                           04-Nov                           14-Nov
                                                                              PRICES:
                                                                              Per person in twin:              $2,915
                                                                              Single room supplement:          $879




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K301 ~ EXPERIENCE SLOVENIA
7 days from Ljubljana, Postojna, Piran, Goriska Brda, Soca Valley, Bled and Bohinj

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
”” Breakfast daily and 2 dinners                                                            AUSTRIA
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                               Bled 3            SLOVENIA
”” Luggage handling
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                                1 Ljubljana
”” Service charges and hotel taxes                                              Nova 1
                                                                                Gorica
                                                                                                   Postojna              CROATIA
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
                                                                                       1
”” Ljubljana                                                                        Piran
”” Postojna cave
”” Piran
”” Goriska Brda                                                             one of the largest in Europe. Tour this unique subterranean
”” Soca valley                                                              world by miniature electric train. After the tour, proceed to
”” Bled                                                                     a nearby wine producer for Teran wine and prosciutto
”” Bohinj                                                                   tasting. Finally, drive to Piran on the Slovenian coast. (B, WT)


                                                                            Day 3, Piran, Portoroz & Goriska Brda, Wednesday
ITINERARY:						                                                            See the highlights of Piran this morning, then head to
                                                                            Portoroz, a popular tourist resort. Continue to the hilly region
Day 1, arrive Ljubljana or Venice, Monday
                                                                            of Goriska Brda. Discover the charming town of Smartno and
Upon arrival in Venice or Ljubljana you will be met and                     have a delicious dinner at a local tourist farm. Overnight in
transferred to your Ljubljana hotel. The rest of the day is free            Nova Gorica. (B, D)
to relax or to begin exploring. This evening, meet your fellow
travelers for the orientation meeting including a Welcome
Drink. (WD)                                                                 Day 4, Soca Valley & Bled, Thursday
                                                                            Drive along the emerald green Soca River, through Kobarid,
                                                                            featured in Hemmingway's A Farewell to Arms and stop to
Day 2, Ljubljana, Postojna and Piran, Tuesday
                                                                            visit of the WWI Museum. Later, continue to Bled, stopping at
In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana. Travel                Boka waterfall view point. Your evening is at leisure, to begin
to the Karst region. Your first stop is at the Postojna Cave,               exploring the town. (B)




                              member of                            | 16 |                                         ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K301 ~ EXPERIENCE SLOVENIA
                                  7 days from Ljubljana, Postojna, Piran, Goriska Brda, Soca Valley, Bled and Bohinj

Day 5, Bled, Friday
A sightseeing tour shows you the highlights of this charming
town on the shores of Lake Bled. You’ll also visit imposing
Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. We will
return to the lake shore and taste the famous Bled cream
cake. In the afternoon, travel to Skofja Loka, a beautiful
medieval town with a castle that rises above the confluence
of the two Sora Rivers, Poljanska Sora and Selska Sora. After
the sightseeing tour visit the Nace homestead and taste
some of the local products. (B)


Day 6, Bled and Bohinj, Saturday
Today tour to the other Alpine beauty, Lake Bohinj, enjoy a
relaxing walk along the lake shore and take a cable car to
Mt. Vogel, from where you will admire the stoning Julian
Alps. Before returning to Bled you will visit the Shepherd’s             Day 7, depart Ljubljana or Venice, Sunday
Museum and taste some of the best Slovenian cheeses.                     After breakfast you will be transferred to Ljubljana or Venice
Tonight, celebrate the wonderfully scenic vacation with a                airport for your flight home. (B)
Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)

                                                                         HOTELS:
                                                                         ”” Ljubljana: Hotel Central (F)
                                                                         ”” Piran: Hotel Piran (F)
                                                                         ”” Nova Gorica: Hotel Perla (F)
                                                                         ”” Bled: Park (F) / Rikli Balance Hotel (ex Hotel Golf ) (SF)


                                                                          TOUR K301
                                                                          STARTING DATES:                  TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                          30-Apr                           06-May
                                                                          28-May                           03-Jun
                                                                          11-Jun                           17-Jun
                                                                          02-July                          08-July
                                                                          06-Aug                           12-Aug
                                                                          27-Aug                           02-Sep
                                                                          10-Sep                           16-Sep
                                                                          01-Oct                           07-Oct
                                                                          PRICES:
                                                                          Per person in twin:              $1,679
                                                                          Single room supplement:          $419




                             member of                          | 17 |                                          ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K505 ~ PRAGUE, VIENNA & BUDAPEST
10 days from Prague, Vienna and Budapest

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities                                                                POLAND
”” Breakfast daily and 3 dinners                                                       Prague 3 CZECH
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                            REPUBLIC
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach                                                                    SLOVAKIA
                                                                               GERMANY
”” Professional Tour Director throughout
”” Luggage handling                                                                            Vienna 3               3 Budapest
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring
                                                                                             AUSTRIA
”” Service charges and hotel taxes                                                                             HUNGARY

                                                                                   ITALY       SLOVENIA
SPECIAL FEATURES:		                                                                                       CROATIA
”” Dinner with folklore in Prague
”” Opera performance in Prague
                                                                          George’s Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka
”” Heurigen dinner in Vienna                                              Tower. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy an
”” Strauss & Mozart Concert in Vienna                                     opera performance. (B)
”” Farewell dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda
   restaurant in Budapest
                                                                          Day 3, in Prague, Sunday
                                                                          This morning, tour the old part of the city to view the Old
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                               Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock, the Jewish
”” Prague                                                                 Quarter, St. Nicholas Church, Charles Bridge and more. Your
”” Vienna                                                                 afternoon and evening are at leisure. (B)
”” Budapest
                                                                          Day 4, to Vienna, Monday
ITINERARY:						                                                          Travel by motor coach to Vienna, the “City of Waltz.” Your time
                                                                          is free to start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping
Day 1, arrive Prague, Friday
                                                                          to architecture to pastries. Later, enjoy dinner in typical
You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Then your time             heurigen, or wine tavern, in Grinzig, just outside of Vienna.
is free to begin exploring. Tonight, gather for dinner with a             (B, D)
folklore performance in a local restaurant. (D)

                                                                          Day 5, in Vienna, Tuesday
Day 2, in Prague, Saturday
                                                                          On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace,
Cross the Vltava River to see the Royal Castle of Hradcany and            once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Then view the
visit the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St.               Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings,




                             member of                           | 18 |                                         ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K505 ~ PRAGUE, VIENNA & BUDAPEST
                                                                                      10 days from Prague, Vienna and Budapest

St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other reminders of the city’s
                                                                             TOUR K505
Imperial History. After a free afternoon, enjoy an evening
Concert of Strauss’s & Mozart’s music. (B)                                   STARTING DATES:           TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                             04-May                    13-May
Day 6, in Vienna, Wednesday			                                               18-May                    27-May
Make a guided visit to the Kunsthistorische Museum this
morning. The museum houses outstanding collections of art,                   01-Jun                    10-Jun
sculpture, coins, armor, musical instruments, and more. The                  22-Jun                    01-Jul
balance of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your own pace.
(B)                                                                          29-Jun                    08-Jul
                                                                             13-Jul                    22-Jul
Day 7, to Budapest, Thursday			                                              20-Jul                    29-Jul
Today, journey by motor coach or first class train to Budapest.              10-Aug                    19-Aug
The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop
along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of apple strudel,              31-Aug                    09-Sep
sip an excellent Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the                  07-Sep                    16-Sep
optional excursions available. (B)
                                                                             28-Sep                    07-Oct
Day 8, in Budapest, Friday				                                               12-Oct                    21-Oct
Situated on the opposite banks of the Danube River, the                      PRICES:
former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful
                                                                             Per person in twin:       $2,164
bridges. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of
the decorative Parliament building, seat of the National                     Single room supplement:   $865
Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian street lined with shops and
restaurants; Heroes’ Square with the Millennium Column, a
118-foot-high Corinthian column topped with a statue of the
archangel Gabriel, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The
balance of the day is at leisure. (B)


Day 9, in Budapest, Saturday
Sightseeing this morning focuses on the Castle Hill area. You’ll
visit the 13th-century Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s
Bastion, then see the Royal Palace. Your afternoon is free
to do some last-minute shopping, explore more of the city
or just relax. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a
typical Csarda restaurant. (B, D)


Day 10, depart Budapest, Sunday
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your
departure flight. (B)


HOTELS:
”” Prague: Majestic Plaza (SF)
”” Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF)
”” Budapest: Intercontinental (DLX)




                               member of                            | 19 |                                 ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K506 ~ PRAGUE & VIENNA
7 days from Prague to Vienna

INCLUDED FEATURES:
                                                                                                                      POLAND
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
”” Breakfast daily and 2 dinners                                                           Prague 3 CZECH
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                                   REPUBLIC
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                         GERMANY                                  SLOVAKIA
”” Luggage handling
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                               Vienna 3
”” Service charges and hotel taxes
                                                                                                   AUSTRIA               HUNGARY
SPECIAL FEATURES:
”” Dinner with folklore in Prague                                                     ITALY           SLOVENIA
”” Opera performance in Prague
”” Heurigen dinner in Vienna
”” Strauss & Mozart Concert in Vienna
                                                                          Day 3, in Prague, Sunday
                                                                          This morning, tour the old part of the city to view the Old
                                                                          Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock, the Jewish
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                               Quarter, St. Nicholas Church, Charles Bridge and more. Your
”” Prague                                                                 afternoon and evening are at leisure. (B)
”” Vienna
                                                                          Day 4, to Vienna, Monday
ITINERARY:						                                                          Travel by motor coach to Vienna, the “City of Waltz.” Your time
                                                                          is free to start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping
Day 1, arrive Prague, Friday				                                          to architecture to pastries. Later, enjoy dinner in typical
You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Then your time             heurigen, or wine tavern, in Grinzig, just outside of Vienna.
is free to begin exploring. Tonight, gather for dinner with a             (B, D)
folklore performance in a local restaurant. (D)
                                                                          Day 5, in Vienna, Tuesday
Day 2, in Prague, Saturday				                                            On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace,
Cross the Vltava River to see the Royal Castle of Hradcany and            once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Then view the
visit the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St.               Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings,
George’s Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka                  St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other reminders of the city’s
Tower. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy an            Imperial History. After a free afternoon, enjoy an evening
opera performance. (B)                                                    Concert of Strauss’s & Mozart’s music. (B)




                             member of                           | 20 |                                         ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K506 ~ PRAGUE & VIENNA
                                                                                                   7 days from Prague to Vienna

                                                                            TOUR K506
                                                                            STARTING DATES:            TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                            04-May                     10-May
                                                                            18-May                     24-May
                                                                            01-Jun                     07-Jun
                                                                            22-Jun                     28-Jun
                                                                            29-Jun                     05-Jul
                                                                            13-Jul                     19-Jul
                                                                            20-Jul                     26-Jul
                                                                            10-Aug                     16-Aug
                                                                            31- Aug                    06-Sep
Day 6, in Vienna, Wednesday			                                              07-Sep                     13-Sep
Make a guided visit to the Kunsthistorische Museum this                     28-Sep                     04-Oct
morning. The museum houses outstanding collections of art,
                                                                            12-Oct                     18-Oct
sculpture, coins, armor, musical instruments, and more. The
balance of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your own pace. (B)            PRICES:
                                                                            Per person in twin:        $1,624
Day 7, depart Vienna Thursday				                                           Single room supplement:    $779
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your
departure flight. (B)


HOTELS:
”” Prague: Majestic Plaza (SF)
”” Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF)




                              member of                            | 21 |                                   ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K507 ~ VIENNA & BUDAPEST
7 days from Vienna to Budapest

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities                                                                       POLAND
”” Breakfast daily and 2 dinners                                                                 CZECH REPUBLIC
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers
                                                                                 GERMANY                               SLOVAKIA
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                                          Vienna 3                 3 Budapest
”” Luggage handling
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                          AUSTRIA
”” Service charges and hotel taxes                                                                                HUNGARY
                                                                                     ITALY        SLOVENIA
                                                                                                             CROATIA
SPECIAL FEATURES:
”” Heurigen dinner in Vienna
”” Strauss & Mozart Concert in Vienna
”” Farewell dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda                    Day 3, in Vienna, Wednesday
   restaurant in Budapest                                                    Visit the Kunsthistorische Museum this morning for a
                                                                             guided tour. The museum houses outstanding collections of
                                                                             art, sculpture, coins, armor, musical instruments, and more.
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                                  The balance of the day is free to enjoy Vienna at your own
”” Vienna                                                                    pace. (B)
”” Budapest
                                                                             Day 4, to Budapest, Thursday
ITINERARY:						                                                             Travel into Hungary and on to Budapest. The afternoon is free
                                                                             to explore the “Paris of the East,” browse in the shops, snack
Day 1, arrive Vienna, Monday
                                                                             on a tasty slice of cherry strudel, sip a fine Hungarian wine,
You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Then, your time               or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available. (B)
is free to start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping
to parks to pastries. Later, enjoy dinner in typical Heurigen, or
wine tavern, in Grinzing, just outside of Vienna. (D)                        Day 5, in Budapest, Friday
                                                                             Set on opposite banks of the Danube River, the former cities
                                                                             of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful bridges. A
Day 2, in Vienna, Tuesday
                                                                             morning sightseeing tour includes views of the Parliament
On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace,                     building, seat of the National Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian
once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Next, view the                 street lined with shops and restaurants; Heroes’ Square with
Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings,                   the Millennium Column, a 118-foot-high Corinthian column
St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other reminders of the city’s                    topped with a statue of the archangel Gabriel, and the Tomb
imperial history. After a free afternoon, enjoy an evening                   of the Unknown Soldier. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B)
concert of Strauss’ and Mozart’s music. (B)




                              member of                             | 22 |                                          ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K507 ~ VIENNA & BUDAPEST
                                                                                                  7 days from Vienna to Budapest

                                                                            TOUR K507
                                                                            STARTING DATES:              TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                            07-May                       13-May
                                                                            21-May                       27-May
                                                                            04-Jun                       10-Jun
                                                                            25 Jun                       01-Jul
                                                                            02-Jul                       08-Jul
                                                                            16-Jul                       22-Jul
                                                                            23-Jul                       29-Jul
                                                                            13-Aug                       19-Aug
Day 6, in Budapest, Saturday
                                                                            03-Sep                       09-Sep
Your sightseeing tour this morning focuses on the Castle
Hill area. You’ll visit the 13th-century Matthias Church and                10-Sep                       16-Sep
the Fisherman’s Bastion, then see the Royal Palace. Your                    01-Oct                       07-Oct
afternoon is free to do some last-minute shopping, explore
more of the city or just relax. Tonight, relish dinner and                  15-Oct                       21-Oct
entertainment in a typical Csarda, or tavern, restaurant. (B, D)            PRICES:
                                                                            Per person in twin:          $1,579
Day 7, depart Budapest, Sunday
                                                                            Single room supplement:      $684
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your
flight home. (B)


HOTELS:
”” Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF)
”” Budapest: Intercontinental (DLX)




                              member of                            | 23 |                                    ESCORTED TOURS 2018
K601 ~ EASTERN EUROPEAN PANORAMA
13 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin and Prague

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
”” Breakfast daily and 6 dinners                                                                                       Warsaw 2
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                    Berlin 2
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach                                                                     POLAND
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                               GERMANY
”” Luggage handling                                                                                        2 Prague             2 Krakow
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                                 CZECH REPUBLIC
”” Service charges and hotel taxes
                                                                                                                     SLOVAKIA
                                                                                                                2           2 Budapest
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                                                                Vienna
                                                                                                       AUSTRIA
”” Vienna                                                                       SWITZERLAND                AUSTRIA
                                                                                                                      HUNGARY
                                                                                               ITALY
”” Budapest
”” Krakow
”” Warsaw                                                                    Day 5, to Krakow, Wednesday
”” Berlin                                                                    The road to Krakow winds through the hills and countryside of
”” Prague                                                                    Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains, and into the rolling plains
                                                                             of Poland. You’ll arrive in time for a relaxing dinner. (B, D)
ITINERARY:
Day 1, arrive Vienna, Saturday				                                           Day 6, in Krakow, Thursday
You will be transferred to your hotel. Then your time is free to             A morning sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Wawel Hill,
relax or begin exploring. Later, meet your fellow travelers and              viewing the Royal Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral.
your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D)                                 Next, take a walking tour of the Old Town where you will see
                                                                             the Main Market Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit
                                                                             St. Mary's Church. The afternoon is free to go for a stroll,
Day 2, in Vienna, Sunday					                                                browse through the shops, sample some sernik or szarlotka,
On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace,                     or simply relax. (B)
once the home of the Habsberg emperors, and view the
Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings,                   Day 7, to Warsaw, Friday
St. Stephen's Cathedral and other reminders of the city's
imperial past. The afternoon is at leisure to discover more of               This morning join on a tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the
Vienna at your own pace. (B)                                                 notorious concentration camp from World War II and a
                                                                             UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, journey to Czestochowa
                                                                             and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the
Day 3, to Budapest, Monday				                                               blackened picture of the Virgin Mary, popularly called the
Journey east and cross the border into Hungary. Continue                     "Black Madonna." In the late afternoon, arrive in Poland's
through the Transdanubian region, reaching Budapest with                     capital city, Warsaw. (B, D)
time to freshen up before dinner. (B, D)


Day 4, in Budapest, Tuesday
In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient
Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and
beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987.
Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main
attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace and the Castle
Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes'
Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is
at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. (B)




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K601 ~ EASTERN EUROPEAN PANORAMA
                                                 13 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin and Prague

Day 8, in Warsaw, Saturday
This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood
and the will to survive against great odds. Your sightseeing
tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route
from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace,
the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the
Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding cake”),
the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument
to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Barbican. Continue
with a walking tour of the Old Town, Old Market Square and
St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for shopping,
a stroll through the city, relaxing in one of the many parks
or gardens, or perhaps attend an optional late afternoon
Chopin concert. (B)
                                                                           Day 13, depart Prague, Thursday
Day 9, to Berlin, Sunday					                                              After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your
Heading west, stop in Poznan for an orientation tour. Then                 departure flight. (B)
continue to Berlin, today's final destination. (B, D)
                                                                           HOTELS:
Day 10, in Berlin, Monday					                                             ”” Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF)
Your morning sightseeing tour features views of the                        ”” Budapest: Radisson Blu Beke (F) / Continental (F)
impressive Reichstag and lovely Schloss Charlottenburg.                    ”” Krakow: Holiday Inn City Center (DLX) / Doubletree by
Continue through the city to see famous sights such as the                    Hilton (F)
Opera, Schiller Theater and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.                ”” Warsaw: Radisson Blu Centrum (DLX)
The afternoon is free to explore this once divided city on your
                                                                           ”” Berlin: Hotel ABBA (F)
own. (B)
                                                                           ”” Prague: Andel's by Vienna House (F)

Day 11, to Prague, Tuesday
After breakfast, continue your journey via Dresden, the                     TOUR K601
beautiful Saxony Baroque city. Stop for an orientation tour,                STARTING DATES:                 TERMINATION DATES:
viewing Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera House. Then, on
to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. (B, D)                            05-May                          17-May
                                                                            19-May                          31-May
Day 12, in Prague, Wednesday				                                            02-Jun                          14-Jun
Built on seven hills more than 1000 years ago, Prague today
                                                                            23-Jun                          05-Jul
is a wonder to behold, with beautiful architecture, lush
green hills, and graceful bridges spanning the Vltava River.                30-Jun                          12-Jul
A sightseeing tour starts with panoramic drive past famous
                                                                            28-Jul                          09-Aug
Wenceslas Square, the Strahov Stadium and Castle Square.
Then, on a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany                 11-Aug                          23-Aug
with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St.
                                                                            01-Sep                          13-Sep
George's Basilica and Golden Lane with the Daliborka
Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old                    15-Sep                          27-Sep
quarter of Prague to view the Jewish Ghetto, Town Hall and
                                                                            29-Sep                          11-Oct
the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is
free to explore at your own pace. You might want to attend                  PRICES:
an optional cultural performance. (B)
                                                                            Per person in twin:             $2,354
                                                                            Single room supplement:         $980



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K681 ~ VIENNA TO WARSAW
9 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow and Warsaw

INCLUDED FEATURES:
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
”” Breakfast daily and 4 dinners
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                                             Warsaw 2
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
                                                                                                                  POLAND
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                                GERMANY
”” Luggage handling
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                                                                        2 Krakow
                                                                                                      CZECH REPUBLIC
”” Service charges and hotel taxes
                                                                                                                   SLOVAKIA
                                                                                                             2            2 Budapest
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                                                             Vienna
                                                                                                    AUSTRIA
”” Vienna                                                                    SWITZERLAND                               HUNGARY
                                                                                            ITALY
”” Budapest
”” Krakow
”” Warsaw                                                                 through the Trans Danubius region, reaching Budapest with
                                                                          time to relax before dinner. (B, D)
ITINERARY:
Day 1, arrive Vienna, Saturday				                                        Day 4, in Budapest, Tuesday
                                                                          Situated on the opposite banks of the Danube River, the
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
                                                                          former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful
There’s time to relax or begin exploring this imperial city
                                                                          bridges. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of the
before meeting your fellow travelers and your Tour Director
                                                                          Parliament, Royal Palace and Castle Hill area, Heroes' Square,
at the Welcome Dinner. (D)
                                                                          and Gellert Hill with its Citadel, plus visit the Fisherman's
                                                                          Bastion and Matthias Church. The rest of the day is at leisure
Day 2, in Vienna, Sunday					                                             to explore this exciting city on your own. (B)
On a morning sightseeing tour, visit Hofburg Palace,
once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and view                    Day 5 to Krakow, Wednesday
Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings,
                                                                          The road to Krakow winds through the hills and countryside
St. Stephen's Cathedral, and other reminders of the city's
                                                                          of Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains and into the great
history. Your afternoon is at leisure to discover more on your
                                                                          plains of Poland. Upon arrival in Krakow, the second largest
own, or perhaps enjoy a pastry. (B)
                                                                          city in Poland, relax over dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 3, to Budapest, Monday
                                                                          Day 6, in Krakow, Thursday
Travel east and cross the border into Hungary. Continue
                                                                          Your sightseeing tour starts at Wawel Hill, viewing the Royal
                                                                          Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral.
                                                                          Next, take a walking tour of the Old Town, to see the Main
                                                                          Market Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit St.
                                                                          Mary's Church. The afternoon is free to discover more, shop,
                                                                          or relax over a pierogi or coffee and cake. (B)


                                                                          Day 7, to Warsaw, Friday
                                                                          This morning join on a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, a
                                                                          concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World
                                                                          Heritage site. Then, journey to Czestochowa and visit the
                                                                          Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the picture of the "Black
                                                                          Madonna." In the late afternoon, arrive in Poland's capital city,
                                                                          Warsaw. (B, D)



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K681 ~ VIENNA TO WARSAW
                                                                         9 days from Vienna to Budapest, Krakow and Warsaw

                                                                             HOTELS:
                                                                             ”” Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF)
                                                                             ”” Budapest: Radisson Blu Beke (F) / Continental (F)
                                                                             ”” Krakow: Holiday Inn City Center (DLX) / Doubletree by
                                                                                Hilton (F)
                                                                             ”” Warsaw: Radisson Blu Centrum (DLX)



                                                                             TOUR K681
                                                                             STARTING DATES:              TERMINATION DATES:
                                                                             05-May                       13-May
                                                                             19-May                       27-May
Day 8, in Warsaw, Saturday				                                               02-Jun                       10-Jun
This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood                   23-Jun                       01-Jul
and the will to survive against great odds. A sightseeing                    30-Jun                       08-Jul
tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route,
from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace,                  28-Jul                       05-Aug
the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by                     11-Aug                       19-Aug
the Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding
cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,                      01-Sep                       09-Sep
Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the                         15-Sep                       23-Sep
Barbican. Continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, the
Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the                 29-Sep                       07-Oct
day is free for shopping, relaxing, a stroll through the city, or            PRICES:
an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)
                                                                             Per person in twin:          $1,629
Day 9, depart Warsaw, Sunday				                                             Single room supplement:      $594
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your
departure flight. (B)




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K700 ~ BELGRADE TO ZAGREB
11 days from Belgrade, Cetinje, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana and Zagreb

INCLUDED FEATURES:
                                                                                      AUSTRIA
”” First class hotels, rooms with private facilities                                       SLOVENIA
                                                                                                                       HUNGARY

”” Economy class flight Belgrade (Serbia) to Podgorica                           Bled 2 Ljubljana                                                ROMANIA
                                                                                                             2 Zagreb
   (Montenegro)                                                                Postojna                             CROATIA          Belgrade
                                                                               Cave
”” Breakfast daily and 6 dinners                                                                                                          2
                                                                                                Plitvice 1
”” Airport arrival and departure transfers                                                      Lakes              BOSNIA &
                                                                                                                   HERZEGOVINA
”” Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach                                                                                                SERBIA
”” Professional Tour Director throughout                                               ADRIATIC SEA

”” Luggage handling                                                                                          Split 1
                                                                                                                                 MONTENEGRO
”” Whisper technology enhanced touring                                        ITALY
                                                                                                                   Dubrovnik 2      Podgorica
”” Service charges and hotel taxes                                                                                            Kotor



SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:                                               is a fascinating city to visit. Your morning sightseeing
”” Belgrade                                                               tour includes the city's main attractions: the imposing
”” Cetinje                                                                Kalemegdan Fortress, dramatically situated at the joining of
”” Kotor                                                                  the Sava and Danube Rivers; Republic Square and Mihajlova
”” Dubrovnik                                                              Street; Saint Sava Temple, the largest Orthodox Church in
”” Split                                                                  the city; and Tito's Memorial. The afternoon is free. Tonight,
                                                                          enjoy dinner with live music in the old Bohemian quarter of
”” Plitvice Lakes
                                                                          Skadarlija. (B, D)
”” Postojna Cave
”” Bled
”” Ljubljana                                                              Day 3, to Dubrovnik via Montenegro, Saturday
”” Zagreb                                                                 Take a short flight to Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro.
                                                                          Continue by motor coach to Cetinje, the country’s historical
                                                                          capital, set at the foot of Mount Lovcen. Visit the Cetinje
ITINERARY:						                                                          Museum, with its displays dedicated to Montenegro’s history.
Day 1, arrive Belgrade, Thursday				                                      Then, take a spectacularly steep road down to the Bay of
Welcome to Belgrade, the Serbian capital! You will be met                 Kotor, the deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Finally, head into
and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure until you            Croatia and on to Dubrovnik. (B, D)
gather with your fellow travelers this evening for a Welcome
Cocktail.                                                                 Day 4, in Dubrovnik, Sunday
                                                                          Start the day with a walking tour of Old Dubrovnik this
Day 2, in Belgrade, Friday					                                           morning. Visit the Rector's Palace, and see the Bell Tower
With a history dating back more the 7,000 years, Belgrade                 Clock, Orlando's Column and Sponza Palace. Next, see the
                                                                          Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its
                                                                          Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day
                                                                          is at leisure to explore on your own, enjoy the picturesque
                                                                          setting, shop or simply relax. (B)


                                                                          Day 5, to Split, Monday
                                                                          Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old
                                                                          fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city tour
                                                                          featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman
                                                                          Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural
                                                                          Heritage site. Finally, see the remnants of Split's Roman
                                                                          heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's
                                                                          Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. (B, D)




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K700 ~ BELGRADE TO ZAGREB
     11 days from Belgrade, Cetinje, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana and Zagreb

                                                                            Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is
                                                                            free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town, relax in a
                                                                            café or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)


                                                                            Day 11, depart Zagreb, Sunday
                                                                            After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your
                                                                            departure flight. (B)



                                                                            HOTELS:
                                                                            ”” Belgrade: Moskva (F) / Metropol (F)
                                                                            ”” Dubrovnik: Lacroma (F)
Day 6, to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Tuesday			                             ”” Split: Atrium (F)
Head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from            ”” Plitvice: Jezero (F)
around the world gather here to study and paint. Then turn                  ”” Bled: Park (F) / Rikli Balance Hotel (ex Hotel Golf ) (SF)
inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park.              ”” Zagreb: Westin (DLX)
Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around
several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery
of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by
thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. (B, D)
                                                                             TOUR K700
Day 7, to Opatija, Postojna and Bled, Wednesday		                            STARTING DATES:                  TERMINATION DATES:
Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of                    26-Apr                           06-May
Kvarner to the popular resort of Opatija. After some free time,
head north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in                  10-May                           20-May
Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature                  24-May                           03-Jun
electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in
the Julian Alps. (B, D)                                                      07-Jun                           17-Jun
                                                                             21-Jun                           01-Jul
Day 8, in Bled, Thursday					                                                05-Jul                           15-Jul
A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, the                   09-Aug                           19-Aug
lakeshore, and a visit to the imposing Bled Castle, perched
on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at                 23-Aug                           02-Sep
leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion to the small island              06-Sep                           16-Sep
in the middle of the lake Bled, scenic drive through the
Alpine countryside and visit Bohinj and its namesake lake. (B)               20-Sep                           30-Sep
                                                                             04-Oct                           14-Oct
Day 9, to Ljubljana and Zagreb, Friday			                                    PRICES:
Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and take a walking
                                                                             Per person in twin:              $2,199
tour. See the sights of the old city center, including the
picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque                  Single room supplement:          $879
Town Hall, and Robba's Fountain. Then, on to Zagreb, the
capital of Croatia. (B, D)


Day 10, in Zagreb, Saturday
This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper
Town, St Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral,



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