PRETOUR Prague - 4 nights
1 USA to Vienna
Board your international
flight to Vienna.
Breakfast on plane. Morning
arrival in Vienna. Continue through passport control and collect your bags.
Your professional bi-lingual tour guide and bus driver will meet you outside the
exit after you pass customs. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon guided tour of
Vienna. Dinner at or near hotel. (D)
3 Bratislava / Zvolen
departure for Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. Two hour bus tour of the city.
You will see Bratislava Castle, with its splendid panoramic view, also see Old
Town to see St. Martinís Cathedral where many coronations have taken place, St.
Michaelís Gate, the Premierís Palace, the Old Town Hall and the Opera House.
Continue to Zvolen (3 hours) where you will unpack your bags for the next five
nights in our city centre hotel. (B, D)
Orientation tour of Zvolen with a visit to Zvolen castle. Free time this
a concert this evening at Evangelical Church of Holy Trinity, built in 1785.
and overnight Zvolen. (B, D)
Banska Stiavnica / Zvolen
Breakfast at hotel.
Depart to the city of
(30 minutes), a Unesco World Heritage Site. This is one of the most strikingly
beautiful and historically interesting towns in Slovakia. Time for
sightseeing. Continue to Zvolen for overnight. (B, D)
6 Banska Bystrica / Zvolen
morning we will
One of the oldest towns in Slovakia, its city centre will charm for shopping and
free time. This afternoon transfer to Hronsek to
concert in a unique wooden church,
dating 1726. This articular wooden church, a rare historical jewel was
consecrated on the October 31st 1726 anniversary of Martin Lutherís
reformation. The church has many intricate wood carvings. This evening dinner
at a small castle in the village. Return to Zvolen for overnight.
7 Kremnica / Zvolen
Kremnica, the golden heart of Europe. On the way, we will stop at the
geographical middle point of Europe. Visit the Kremnica Mint, established in
1328 that has continuously for seven centuries produced mint articles. Free
time for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a walking tour of the city including
the castle with its double fortress and a Roman rotunda from the 13th
Century. Also visit the Gothic Church of St. Catherine from the 15th
C. Return to Zvolen. This evening perform a concert at a local village
church. (B, D)
breakfast, transfer three hours to Budapest. Free time in Budapest. Afternoon
Danube cruise. (B, D)
located on the Danube is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This
morning enjoy a panorama tour of Budapest. This afternoon sing an
informal concert at the Saint Anna Church in
Budapest City Centre.
The church was constructed in the mid 1700s and is known for its fantastic
acoustics. Farewell dinner. (B, D)
10 Return to the US
After breakfast, transfer to
Budapest airport to depart for the US and arrive on the same day. (B)