Saturday, April 29, 2017


Join Field and Sandra Carden on
a Go Ahead Tour of Eastern Europe
Budapest
 • Departing October 2, 2017 
• 13 nights in handpicked hotels
• Breakfast daily, 5 three-course dinners with beer or wine
• Private deluxe motor coach travel throughout Eastern Europe
• Multilingual Tour Director
• Guided sightseeing and select entrance fees
• Plan your own air transportation or fly with our group 
• Approx $4000 all inclusive, depending on departure city and elective excursion options

Day 1: October 2, 2017  Travel day
Board your overnight flight to Budapest.

Day 2: October 3, 2017  Arrival in Budapest  
Included meals: Dinner
Welcome to Hungary! Meet your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: October 4, 2017 Sightseeing tour of Budapest
Included meals: Breakfast
Discover the major landmarks of both Buda and Pest in the city that straddles east and west.
• Trace this nation’s stormy history at Heroes' Square
• Tour the lavishly decorated Hungarian Parliament building
• Cross the Danube and ascend Castle Hill
• Take in the breathtaking views from Fisherman’s Bastion
• Visit the medieval Matthias Church, once the site of Hapsburg coronations 
Enjoy a free evening in Budapest or add the Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Unicum Liqueur & Wine Tasting with Dinner

Day 4: October 5, 2017  Free day in Budapest
Included meals: Breakfast
Spend the day exploring Budapest on your own or add an Optional Group Excursion
Optional Excursion - Budapest: A Walk Behind the Iron Curtain  
Vienna

Day 5: October 6, 2017  Travel to Vienna via Szentendre
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Travel west through the Danube basin, stopping in Szentendre en route to Vienna, home of chocolates, cafes, parks and pastries.

Day 6: October 7, 2017  Sightseeing tour of Vienna
  Included meals: Breakfast
Get transported back to the Age of Empires on a guided tour of Vienna. 
• Enter Schönbrunn Palace, the Rococo Hapsburg home with impressive gardens
• Travel down the Ringstrasse, Vienna’s tree-lined thoroughfare 
• See the Parliament building, the Vienna State Opera and the grand Hofburg Palace, the Hapsburg’s winter residence
Enjoy a free evening in Vienna or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Traditional Viennese Heurigen Evening

Day 7: October 8, 2017 Free day in Vienna
Included meals: Breakfast
Spend the day exploring Vienna on your own or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Danube River Cruise & Bratislava

Day 8: October 9, 2017  Travel to Prague via Lednive & Mikulov
Prague
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Drive through the pastoral landscapes of Bohemia on your way to Prague, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.
• Stop in Moravia to enter Chateau Lednice, a gorgeous castle on the Austrian border
• Enjoy free time to explore the medieval city of Mikulov

Day 9: October 10, 2017  Sightseeing tour of Prague
Included meals: Breakfast
Discover why Prague is known as the “City of One Hundred Spires” on a guided tour. 
• Visit Prague Castle, from which Charles IV governed the Holy Roman Empire
• Admire the soaring Gothic vaults of St. Vitus Cathedral
• Ride a historic tram from Castle Hill down to the Vltava River
• Cross the elegant Charles Bridge for breathtaking views of the city
• Stroll through Old Town Square to view the 15th-century Astronomical Clock
Enjoy a free afternoon or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Walking Tour of Prague's Jewish Quarter

Day 10: October 11, 2017  Free day in Prague
Included meals: Breakfast
Spend the day exploring Prague on your own or add an Optional Group Excursion
Optional Excursion - Chateau Sychrov

Day 11: October 12, 2017  Travel to Kraków
Krakow
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Pass through the dramatic landscapes of Moravia before reaching the historic Polish city of Kraków.

Day 12: October 13, 2017  Sightseeing tour of Kraków
Included meals: Breakfast
Meet your local guide for a tour of Kraków, Poland’s former royal capital.
• Discover Wawel Hill, perched high above the Vistula River
• Visit Wawel Cathedral, where Polish kings were crowned
• Stroll through Glowny Square
• Pass beautiful Sukiennice Cloth Hall, the Jagiellonian University and Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory
Enjoy a free afternoon or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Auschwitz

Day 13: October 14, 2017  Travel to Warsaw
Warsaw
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Enjoy a free morning to explore Kraków before setting off for Warsaw, Poland’s capital city.

Day 14: October 15, 2017  Sightseeing tour of Warsaw
Included meals: Breakfast
On a guided tour, get to know Warsaw, a city all but destroyed during World War II and painstakingly rebuilt since 1944.
• Enter the Palace of Culture and Science, Poland’s tallest building, and take in sweeping views of the surrounding city
• Behold the Chopin monument at Lazienki Park
• Visit the Jewish Ghetto and the Jewish Memorial
• Walk through the Old Town
• Discover Starego Miasta Square’s Renaissance facades and Baroque townhouses
Get to know Warsaw on your own this afternoon or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Chopin Recital & Dinner

Day 15: October 16, 2017  Departure or Travel to Berlin  
Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay to explore Berlin.
Berlin was once the gateway to Eastern Europe and now capital of reunified Germany. Please note: Extension is not available on all departure dates.
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this city pulses with life. The cobbled streets of the German capital date back 750 years; yet a fresh vibrancy pervades the boulevards, the markets, the hundreds of trendy night spots and the thousands of pubs and restaurants. This revitalized Berlin—also known as the "New York City" of Europe—is an essential destination for every traveler.

Day 16: October 17, 2017  Sightseeing tour of Berlin
Included meals: Breakfast
A local guide introduces you to the monuments of Berlin’s intricate past as well as the signs of its re-emergence as a vibrant cultural center.
• Discover the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of a reunited Berlin
• See the Holocaust Memorial and East Side Gallery
• Journey down Unter den Linden, the city’s most elegant boulevard, passing the Reichstag and Museum Island 
Enjoy a free afternoon or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - World War II Walking Tour

Day 17: October 18, 2017 Free day in Berlin
Included meals: Breakfast
Spend the day exploring Berlin on your own or add an Optional Group Excursion.
Optional Excursion - Potsdam

Day 18: October 19, 2017  Departure
Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

YOUR HOTELS
Your 3-4 star hotel information will be available on Sep 2, 2017

YOUR TOUR INCLUDES
13 nights in handpicked hotels
Breakfast daily, 5 three-course dinners with beer or wine
Private deluxe motor coach travel throughout Eastern Europe
Multilingual Tour Director
Guided sightseeing and select entrance fees
Plan your own air transportation or fly with our group

THERE ARE ONLY 8 SPACES LEFT!!
See all the information and calculate your cost at: easterneuropesandra.grouptoursite.com 
or call Sandra at 231-883-8095 or Louis at Go Ahead Tours 617-619-2047. 

Happy Trails!  WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US. Sandra and Field