Central Europe

Choir/Band/Orchestra Tour in Budapest and Prague

Besides visiting the most important cultural and historical sites of Hungary and the Czech Republic, you will have the opportunity to experience rehearsals with local choirs, bands or orchestras in both Buadpest and Prague. You will enjoy private concerts, a lecture on leading Hungarian composers such as Bartok, Kodaly and Liszt at the famous Liszt Academy, a guided tour in Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum in Budapest and in the Czech Museum of Music in Prague. Additionally, you will have the chance to explore beyond the capital cities by travelling along the Danube bend of numerous towns and villages with pretty churches and town squares.

Food and Wine in Hungary

We are sure you have heared about Gulyás, but did you know it is a soup? You are familiar with the Tokaj, right? You can learn the secret of how Tokaj wine is made during a cellar visit with a local winemaker. Are you ready for a Dobos Cake? How about blending your own Bull’s Blood in Eger? While you are experiencing all these culinary delights we will show you the largest freshwater lake in Europe (Lake Balaton), also the Hungarian Great Plain. We will experience a traditional Hungarian horse show, explore several World Heritage Sites like Pécs, Hollókő, Budapest, Pannonhalma and the Tokaj region. Come and join us.

World Heritage Sites Tour in Central Europe

Begin your vacation in the Czech Republic! You will be guided along the World Heritage sites: explore romantic Prague, such as the Jewish Quarter, the Prague Castle and the Old Town square. Explore the medieval part of Prague! Don’t miss visiting the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock and the only Central European Jewish town squares that survived the Holocaust. After your tour, stop at one of Prague’s finest breweries and taste the famous Czech beer! Continue your trip to Poland and discover heritage sites, such as the Wawel Castle, the Cloth Hall and the Wieliczka Salt Mine, which is one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland. As an optional program, you can also visit Auschwitz, the German Nazi concentration and death camp. The final destination of your trip is Hungary where you can also explore further impressive World Heritage Sites: visit the Castle district, the Royal Palace and its old streets , enjoy a Danube river cruise and explore both sides of fascinating Budapest. In addition a one - day trip will be organized to the Benedictine Abbey of Tihany.

Treasures of Romania

Romania is one of Europe’s most dynamically changing nations — a hauntingly beautiful land set apart by the Carpathian Mountains, great plains, deep forests, ancient cities and villages with architecture of many periods. Three major ethnic groups and half a dozen religions blend influences of East and West. Delving into this intriguing society, explore the capital, Bucharest; Moldavia’s painted monasteries; the Saxon area with its preserved medieval cities; and Transylvania’s remarkable landscapes. Explore the Castle of Dracula in Bran and learn the true story behind the myths. Join an expert in the famous painted monasteries of Gura Humorului, including the World Heritage sites of Voronet, Moldovita, and Sucevita monasteries. Taste Romanian foods and the famous wines of the Aiud wine region as you lunch with a local family in Rimetea.

Wagner Days in Budapest

Thanks to the cult series, the Hungarian capital and the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall at MÜPA (The Palace of Arts) have become a distinguished place of pilgrimage for Wagner fans. Since its start in 2006, audiences were able to hear performances featuring the best Wagner singers each year. To complement the experience of Budapest Wagner Days, you will have guided tours during the daytime seasoned with music-related topics.

Jewish Heritage Tour in Central Europe

Start your vacation in Hungary and explore the hidden Jewish treasures of Budapest, have discussions with experts, lecturers and students. Taste some traditional Jewish meals and desserts. Continue your trip in the Czech Republic. Walk around the Jewish quarter of Trebic, discover the secrets of Prague and visit the city of Terezin to meet WWII survivor. Arrive to Krakow and take a walk in the Jewish quarters of the city. Visit Auschwitz & Birkenau, the symbol of the Holocaust. Discover Lodz with its unique Jewish memories. Explore the most important sites of Warsaw in connection with the Jewish heritage. Visit the Jewish Historical Institute and the Museum of Polish Jews. Have a great farewell dinner in the city center.

Culture and gastronomy tour in Prague, Vienna and Budapest

Begin your gastronomic adventures in the Czech Republic! If you are seeking an authentic local beer and culinary experience, Prague is the right place to go. During your trip beside the most famous historical places you will also visit local pubs and the Pilsner Urquell brewery where you will get the chance to tap your own beer. During your stay in Austria you can participate in an apple-strudel show in Vienna, have a gourmet evening and, of course, taste the world-famous Wiener Schniztel and Sacher torte in Vienna. Our food, wine and cultural walking and tasting tour continues in Hungary with a dinner cruise on the Danube and some wine tasting. You can also discover the Great Market Hall and its Hungarian products.

Architecture Tour in Central Europe

Immerse yourself in the field of architecture through significant sites of three countries. Discover Slovakia’s symbolic buildings, starting with Bratislava, the capital and continue to the countryside to Kosice, the World Heritage Sites of Hervartov and Bardejov, the Gothic and Renaissance architecture of North Eastern Slovakia. Arrive in Hungary through the High Tatras and visit its well-known sites in the world-famous wine region of Tokaj and spend a day in Budapest, the pearl of the Danube. Travel via the Lake Balaton, the largest freshwater lake in Central Europe, in the direction of Slovenia, and explore the most famous sites of Joze Plecnik. Plecnik had a major impact on the modern architecture of Prague, but was especially influential in Ljubljana, the capitol of Slovenia. He designed the iconic Triple Bridge and the Slovene National Library and University Library buildings, as well as the Ljubljana open market buildings, the cemetery, parks, plazas, and embankments along the Ljubljanica River. His architectural imprint on Ljubljana has been compared to the impact Antoni Gaudi had on Barcelona.

Immerse yourself in Hungary

During your program you will have 6 Hungarian language classes 90 minutes in length. The level of the class will be suitable for those who signed up. During our sightseeing tours and excursions, the teacher will use English for guiding, but will teach additional expressions and give more in-depth information about the Hungarian culture, history, everyday life, political situation, society, literature and anything you are interested in.

Immerse yourself in Budapest

During the program you will have 6 Hungarian classes 90 minutes in length. The level of instruction will be suited to those who have registered.If there are more than 10 participants and their language knowledge is very different, 2 teachers will be available. During our sightseeing tours and excursions, the teacher will use English for guiding, but will teach additional expressions and give more in-depth information about the Hungarian culture, history, everyday life, political situation, society, literature and anything you are interested in.

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Copyright © 2019 Kult-Turist-ITH Ltd.