Budapest • Prague • Wroclaw • Warsaw • Vienna • Czestochowa
- 14 Days - THIS PRICE INCLUDES AIRFARE FROM ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.
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Trips in 2017 - $4,600.00
Trips in 2018 - $4,600.00
- Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
- Daily Mass is available but not mandatory. Proximo Travel always has one or more Catholic Priests accompanying the group as chaplain(s).
- Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
- Transfers as per itinerary.
- 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
- Transportation with luxury bus.
- All breakfasts sand all dinners. Dinners take place at upscale restaurants not at the hotel. (Except in the Holy Land, at the Shrines, or when there is a long day of travel and the circumstances necessitate it.) Wine included with all dinners.
- All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
- Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
- Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
- Single Supplement (as long as the passengers is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $900 single supplement)
- Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip ~ We always wait for passengers and never leave anyone behind.
Trip Does Not Include
- Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.
Steps for Registration
- Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip
- A $1,000 Airfare Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check)
- The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).
- Mail all checks and correspondence to:
PO Box 3479
Worcester, MA 01613
- NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order, or bank check.
Day 1: Depart from the USA.
Day 2: Arrive in Budapest and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Mass in the "Cave" chapel near the Gellert. This evening, enjoy a welcome drink and orientation at your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Budapest.
Day 3: Began the day with mass at St. Stephen's cathedral and then a brief tour of the cathedral followed by a bus tour to view the Parliament, Royal Palace and Heroes' Square. Cross the Danube over the Elizabeth Bridge to the Buda Hills. Visit Mount Gellert, and then continue to Castle Hill to see the 13th century Matthias Coronation Church. From Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Dinner and overnight in Budapest.
Day 4: Depart Budapest, in route stop at Bratislava make a sightseeing tour that includes the Gothic St. Martin's Cathedral and the Primate's Palace, have mass at the neo-Classical residence of the Archbishop of Esztergom. Time for lunch and shopping in Bratislava. Afterwards, travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna, former center of the Hapsburg Empire. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Vienna.
Day 5: Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour that begins with a visit to the impressive Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Hapsburg emperors. View the Belvedere Palace and its gardens. Continue with a drive along the famous Ringstrasse and view the Empress Maria Theresia Monument, Votive Church, City Hall and Parliament. Next, walk through the Hofburg courtyards to the State Opera House. Free time in the Centre of Vienna to enjoy the sights. Dinner and overnight in Vienna.
Day 6: An entire day at leisure to follow the footsteps of your favorite composer. Visit one of countless museums or enjoy the gardens, cafes, and shopping that the elegant Austrian capital has to offer. Dinner and overnight in Vienna.
Day 7: This morning, depart Austria for the Czech Republic. Begin with a stop in Cesky Krumlov, a fairy-tale town with a maze of narrow cobbled streets. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, Cesky Krumlov has earned an international reputation as a time capsule of the past. Enjoy a short walk through the town and view its Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance houses. Later, continue through Southern Bohemia to the Czech capital, Prague - "The City of a Thousand Spires". Dinner and overnight in Prague.
Day 8: Visit the Castle District including St. Vitus Cathedral and St. George's Basilica. Admire the views of Charles Bridge and the Lesser Town. Continue past the Jewish Quarter and walk to the Old Town Square to view the famous Town Hall Astronomical Clock. Dinner and overnight in Prague.
Day 9: In the morning we'll stop in Kutna Hora to visit the world famous Chapel of Skulls. This unusual chapel as built in 1776 by the local parish priest Waclaw Tomaszek. Afterwards we will cross the border to Wroclaw, Poland situated on the River Oder; it is the largest city in South Western Poland. Visit its UNESCO World Heritage Centennial Hall and its market square with its 14th century Town Hall. Stroll through the cathedral island and visit St. Elisabeth Church as well as its St. Mary Magdalene Church. Dinner and overnight in Wroclaw.
Day 10: Take a half-day tour of Wroclaw. In the afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city at your leisure. Dinner and overnight in Wroclaw.
Day 11: Tour of Auschwitz. Dinner and overnight in Wroclaw.
Day 12: In route to Warsaw stop in Czestochowa. Visit Our Lady of Czestochowa, Poland's greatest pilgrimage shrine, where there will be mass. Dinner and overnight in Warsaw.
Day 13: The sightseeing route leads through the marvelous Old Town that was completely destroyed during WWII and rebuilt so painstakingly that in 1980 it was inscribed on the UNESCO Heritage List. You will have the opportunity to see the Old Town Market Square, the New Town, The Barbican, St. John's Cathedral, the Royal Castle, and the Saxon Gardens with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. You will also see Warsaw's Great Theater with an interesting Apollonian Quadriga in its tympanum, and stroll along the Royal Route to the Holy Cross Church containing the urn with Chopin's heart. You can prolong your tour visiting the Warsaw City Museum or have a coffee at the famous Blikle Cafe. The afternoon is at leisure for you to relax or see the impressive Baroque royal residence area Wilanow, once a home to King John III Sobieski. Dinner and overnight in Warsaw.
Day 14: Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight back to U.S.A.
Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards. Since we have several different trip configurations touring at the same time, it is likely that groups on different tours will be combined when their itineraries overlap in certain areas.