Private luxury tours in Austria, Poland, Czech Republic & Hungary

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Luxury Austria Tours

Highlights of Austria
(6 Days)
Vienna, Salzburg

Best of Vienna
(6 Days)

Journey Through Austria
(11 Days)
Vienna, Graz, Salzburg, Innsbruck

Food & Wine of Austria
(7 Days)
Vienna, the Wachau, Burgenland

Luxury Czech Republic Tours

Prague in Depth
(5 Days)

Romantic Prague
(6 Days)
St. George Forest, Prague

Luxury Hungary Tours

Best of Budapest
(5 Days)

Wine Tour of Hungary
(6 Days)

Jewish Tour of Budapest
(5 Days)

Luxury Poland Tours

Warsaw & Krakow
(6 Days)

Highlights of Poland
(8 Days)
Gdansk, Warsaw, Krakow

Krakow in Depth
(5 Days)

Multi-country Tours

Budapest, Vienna, Prague
(10 Days)

Best of Vienna & Prague
(7 Days)

Best of Budapest & Prague
(7 Days)

Jewish Tour of Central Europe
(12 Days)
Warsaw, Auschwitz, Krakow, Budapest, Prague

Highlights of Berlin & Prague
(8 Days)
Berlin, Dresden, Prague

Journey Through Central Europe
(15 Days)
Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna, Prague

Art Tour of Berlin, Prague & Vienna
(9 Days)
Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Prague, Vienna

Budapest & Vienna
(7 Days)

Family Tour of Austria & Germany
(9 Days)
Salzburg, Munich, Baden-Baden

Exclusive Austria, Germany & Switzerland
(15 Days)
Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Baden-Baden, Zurich, Lausanne

Christmas Markets of Europe Tour
(9 Days)
Munich, Nuremberg, Salzburg, Vienna


Journey Through Central Europe

(15 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna, Prague

TThis is our most comprehensive tour of Central Europe. It features in-depth private cultural touring of the most interesting cities and sites in Poland, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic, as well as accommodation in the region’s finest luxury hotels. The tour also includes visits to select local markets and shops, a performance at the Vienna State Opera, a cruise on the Danube River, private behind-the-scenes tours, and other special experiences that showcase the best of this fascinating and diverse region.

Begin in Warsaw, an energetic capital city filled with beautiful parks and a unique architectural legacy. Enjoy flexible private touring of the charming Old Town, which rose phoenix-like from near total destruction during World War II. See the renovated palaces of the embassy district and monuments of Poland’s Communist era. Visit the Palace on the Water, surrounded by the beautiful English gardens of Lazienki Park. Tour the comprehensive POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and sites associated with Warsaw’s once-large Jewish population, such as the Jewish Ghetto and the atmospheric Jewish cemetery. Walk along the Royal Way, stopping in upscale boutiques and food shops in the reconstructed townhouses lining the boulevard, and perhaps see the unique memorial to Frederic Chopin, a local hero.

Next, transfer by private car through farmland and forests to Krakow, Poland’s well-preserved cultural capital. Stop en route in Auschwitz to see one of the most notorious sites of Nazi Germany’s genocidal program. If desired, also stop in Czestochowa to visit stunning Jasna Gora Monastery, a major pilgrimage site and the spiritual heart of Catholic Poland.

In Krakow, tour the Old Town, including the Wawel, the hilltop royal castle and cathedral. Visit churches decorated with stunning Art Nouveau interiors, see Leonardo da Vinci’s Lady with an Ermine at the Czartoryski Museum, explore the best boutiques around Florianska Street, relax in the outdoor cafes in the vast Market Square, and visit the Rynek Underground museum to learn about the city’s past. Also, tour Kazimierz, the old Jewish district, to see historic synagogues with beautiful stained glass and decorated interiors, as well as the old Jewish cemetery and quiet backstreets. Other options include touring the former Jewish Ghetto and seeing Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory, immortalized in the film Schindler's List. One evening, enjoy a concert of music by Polish composers.

One day, take an excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been in use for 700 years and is filled with sculptures, friezes and chapels miners carved from salt.

Artisans of Leisure can also incorporate other special activities in Poland, such as Polish cooking classes, meeting with Jewish scholars, and researching family history and genealogy.

Transfer by private car through the Tatra Mountains to Budapest, one of the most fascinating and historic cities in Central Europe. Stay at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace—one of Europe’s most luxurious and beautiful hotels—and enjoy views over the Danube River from your room. During touring with one of Hungary’s most knowledgeable guides, experience our favorite places and activities in the Hungarian capital. Browse local food and antiques markets. Drive through hidden backstreets to see beautiful buildings and learn the role they played in local history. Explore the Castle District, and tour Buda’s most exclusive residential neighborhoods. See indoor and outdoor hot springs baths that remain central to daily life. Tour the Hungarian Parliament, a fascinating building essential to the identity of the city and the country. Learn about Budapest’s rich Jewish history, and tour important synagogues (active and in ruins) including one designed by Otto Wagner. Enjoy a private tasting of Hungary’s superb wines, as well as reservations at Budapest’s leading restaurants. There will also be ample time to visit renowned cafes with atmospheric interiors. One evening, enjoy a scenic cruise on the Danube River.

One day, take a private excursion to Szentendre, a charming artists’ village, to see the Margit Kovacs Museum, visit boutiques and walk backstreets lined with Baroque architecture. Also pass by the Roman ruins of Aquincum.

Continue by private car to Vienna. During private touring, your expert local guide will take you to the most interesting neighborhoods, upscale shops and food markets, and help you navigate the overwhelming wealth of spectacular art, architecture and history in this former imperial capital. Visit the Spanish Riding School to see the Lipizzaner Stallions during a training session. See the highlights of world-renowned palaces and museums such as the Kunsthistorisches, Albertina and Freud Museum, and the many spaces in the MuseumsQuartier. Tour architectural monuments that exemplify the best in Vienna’s Gothic, Baroque and Secessionist styles. Visit our favorite shops selling exquisite linens, crystal, chocolates, gourmet foods and antiques. Visit up-and-coming neighborhoods known for their designers and chefs. Taste local culinary specialties at our favorite stalls in the enormous Naschmarkt food market. We’ll also ensure you have daily opportunities to visit Vienna’s leading coffee houses. One evening, enjoy premium tickets to a performance at the Vienna State Opera House. Also, enjoy a memorable afternoon drive through residential districts in the hills surrounding Vienna. Tour local vineyards and enjoy a pre-dinner drink and snacks at an atmospheric heuriger (wine tavern).

Continue by car to Prague, one of the most romantic cities in Europe. En route, tour Cesky Krumlov, a well-preserved medieval castle town on a hill above the Vltava River. During private touring with your expert local guide in Prague, tour the cultural highlights of the City of a Hundred Spires, stopping in interesting markets and shops along the way. Explore the grand architecture of the hilltop Castle District. Stroll through the beautiful squares in the Old Town and the atmospheric backstreets in the Lesser Town. See historic towers and townhouses, as well as Art Nouveau and contemporary architecture. Learn about the sculpture adorning the Charles Bridge as you walk across the Vltava River. Tour the Jewish Quarter, including the ancient Jewish cemetery and synagogue, and see the sights of the New Town. Enjoy exclusive experiences such as private access to the stunning Baroque interiors of the Strahov Library. And visit select shops to find the city’s best crystal, china, wooden toys, antiques, jewelry, painted eggs, marionettes, and spa products. One evening, enjoy premium tickets to a performance in one of Prague’s beautiful historic halls.

This tour can be fully customized according to your interests and schedule.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Warsaw

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private walking tour

Day 2 Warsaw

Full-day private city tour

Day 3 Warsaw – Krakow

Private transfer to Krakow for 3 nights. Tour Auschwitz and other locations en route

Day 4 Krakow

Full-day private tour. Evening performance

Day 5 Krakow, Wieliczka Salt Mine & Kazimierz

Morning private excursion to Wieliczka. Afternoon private tour of Kazimierz

Day 6 Krakow – Budapest

Private transfer to hotel in Budapest for 3 nights

Day 7 Budapest
Full-day private tour
Day 8 Budapest

Morning private excursion to Szentendre. Afternoon touring in Budapest. Evening private Danube River cruise

Day 9 Budapest – Vienna

Private transfer to hotel in Vienna for 3 nights with touring en route

Day 10 Vienna

Full-day private city tour. Evening performance at State Opera

Day 11 Vienna

Half-day private city tour

Day 12 Vienna - Prague

Private transfer to hotel in Prague for 3 nights. Tour of Cesky Krumlov en route

Day 13 Prague
Full-day private city tour
Day 14 Prague

Half-day private city tour. Evening performance

Day 15 Depart Prague
Private airport transfer
Hotels
Warsaw: Hotel Bristol or Le Regina
Krakow: Sheraton Grand Krakow or Bonerowski Palace
Budapest: Four Seasons Gresham Palace
Vienna: Park Hyatt Vienna or Hotel Sacher Vienna
Prague: Four Seasons Prague

Cost
$17,585 Per person (double occupancy)