La Otra Europa Fin Viena

Duration

20 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Moscow

Available

April 2020 / October 2020

Cities to visit: Moscow; Klin; Tver; Valday, Novgorod Oblast; Velikiy Novgorod; Saint Petersburg; Narva; Tallinn; Parnu; ; Riga; Rundale; Vilnius; Grutas Park; Augustow; Warsaw, Warsaw; Wroclaw; Prague; Cesky Krumlov; Durstein; Vienna

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Europamundo or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Day

On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

Comprehensive tour of Moscow .  
Note : Visitors must wear formal attire in the cathedral. Please bear this in mind before the visit. 


09:00 h . We start out on an exciting tour of the Russian capita l lasting approximately three and a half hours. This city has a past, present and future like no other. We will see its enormous avenues, elegant shopping districts, the Red Square and the Lenin Mausoleum, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (open for worship, visitors wearing shorts are not allowed to enter). Visit to the Kremlin and to the two main cathedrals included . We will try to make our visit coincide with the military parade held in Sobornaya Square, but we cannot guarantee it. At the end of the visit, visitors can stay in the city centre or return to the hotel.  

Free afternoon.-Our guide will offer you the following optional outings: visit to Moscow Metro, the "Kostroma" Folklore Shore or Moscow Circus.

Total distance: 180km
09.30hrs. - We include a  guided tour in NOVGOROD (entrances included) , an exciting city which was formerly one of Russia’s most important cultural and political hubs. During the Middle Ages it was one of the most important cities in Eastern Europe. Its monuments were declared World Heritage by Unesco.    We will visit its Kremlin, its old market quarter, Yaroslav’s Court... We will go to the city outskirts to visit the Wooden Architecture Museum, an outdoor museum of peasant houses and beautifully decorated wooden churches.  Lunch included . 

14.00hrs- Departure.
17.00hrs- SAINT PETERSBURG . As we enter the city, we will take a brief sightseeing tour of this city crossed by the Neva River and built on top of 40 islands. Arrival at hotel.

09.00 hrs. - With local guide we start a panoramic visit of this beautiful city crossed by the river Neva and built on 40 islands. St. Petersburg is the second most important city in Russia and the capital of the former Russian Empire between the s. XVIII and XIX. This imperial city shows the history of Russian tsars through its museums, palaces and architecture. The visit includes the Peter and Paul Fortress , origin of the city (entrance included) .

After the visit, we include in the heart of St. Petersburg the Hermitage Museum , a fantastic museum with more than 2.5 million works of art from Europe and the Orient, located in which was the main residence of the Czars, the Palace of winter. Guided tour and tickets included.


After the visit, free afternoon or return to the hotel.

Total distance: 60 km.
  


08:00 h. We leave the hotel and set out for the outskirts of the city.- What was once the capital of Russia during the Czars period is surrounded by many palaces. Today, we will include a tour ( guided tour and tickets ) of PETERHOF PALACE , known as the “Russian Versailles” located 30 km from Saint Petersburg. This baroque style set of palaces, used to be the tsars’ official residence and has some huge size and magnificent fountains and gardens declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
14:30 h . Return to St. Petersburg just before lunchtime.  
Free afternoon. -

Distancia total realizada: 380 km.
 
Notas: Lleve su pasaporte a mano, lo requerirá al pasar la frontera entrando en Estonia. -Los horarios de esta etapa en ocasiones pueden sufrir retrasos importantes por demoras prolongadas en la frontera (según condiciones de tráfico). - Hoy tendrá que cambiar su reloj. Si en San Petersburgo son las 12.00 hrs en Tallin son las 11.00 hrs.-
08:00 hrs. - San Petersburgo –salida-. Viajamos hacia Estonia, pequeño país junto al Baltico con idioma similar al finés . Sobre las 11.00 hrs llegaremos a la frontera. Los trámites para pasarla pueden ser demorados (previsión dos horas). 
12:00 hrs. - Narva (hora local de Estonia)–llegada a esta ciudad de Estonia ubicada en la frontera-. Parada de hora y media para almorzar, cambio de divisa, pasear y conocer la impresionante fortaleza. 14:00 hrs. - Narva –salida-(dependiendo tiempo de frontera). 
17:00 hrs. - Tallin –Llegada-.

Tallinn – The capital of Estonia, a country with strong Scandinavian influence and a language similar to Finnish, is a wonderful city, whose medieval centre is still intact. 

09.00hrs- We will participate in a comprehensive tour through the city streets, and admire its walls, churches, squares and mediaeval streets filled with tourist attractions. 

Free afternoon.

Total distance: 365 km.
  
Scenery: Extensive plains covered with woods and small towns on the way.  
08:30 h. - Tallnin – Departure-. Crossing forests and plains.  
10:15 h. - Parnu.- A popular spa city where we will stop for coffee in the city centre.  
11:00 h. - Parnu – Departure-. We cross the border to LATVIA and make a short stop near a beach on the Baltic coast. We will pass through attractive scenery with hills and forests and Gauja National park.  
14:00 h. -Sigulda.  We will pay a visit to this pretty tourist resort and then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, we set out for Turaida Castle , which is close by.  Also includes admission to this impressive medieval fortress and its enormous park.  
18:00 h. - Turaida –Departure-.  
19:00 h. - Riga – Arrival-.

Riga – In the morning, we will take a tour of this capital, lasting for about two hours.  Riga is the most densely populated of the Baltic Country cities, and has a modern layout. It still conserves the imprint of the Soviet period. Free time. 

Total distance: 410 km.
  
Scenery: Extensive plains with farmlands .  


08:30 h. - Riga –Departure-. Extensive plains of Latvia.  
10:00 h. – Rundale Palace  .- Admission to this huge palace is included. It was built at the same time as the city of St. Petersburg. We will visit the interior of the palace and its gardens.  
11:15 h.  - Rundale Palace –Departure-.We leave for LITHUANIA, a country with a strong Catholic influence.  

12:15 h. - Kryziu Kalnas (Hill of crosses) . This impressive hill has thousands of crosses, which speak of the Catholic legacy of this country, which was for many years under the rule of the Soviet Union (the regime that repressed Catholicism). Perhaps you would like to leave a cross there? Today is Sunday, a particularly interesting day to visit it.  

12:45 h. - Kryziu Kalnas –Departure-. Lunch included on the way. We travel to the centre of Lithuania, to the industrial regions of Panevezys. 
17:00 hrs. - Trakai- A beautiful castle located on an island in the middle of a lake. This is a memorable site, with the castle on the lake, the village with its wooden houses on the bank and forests. Admission to the castle is included.  

19.00hrs- Vilnius –Arrival-. We recommend strolling through its beautiful old town.

Note : Depending on the duration of sunlight, the visit to Trakai may take place on Wednesday after visiting the city.

Vilnius.- Sightseeing tour of the city erected on top of seven hills (like Rome, to which they like comparing it). Its baroque churches, its walls, its castle, its market streets in the centre, its 1,200 medieval houses….  Free afternoon.

Total distance: 490 km.

Scenery: Forests, lakes.
Note: You will need to change the clock; When in Lithuania it is 12.00 hrs in Poland it is 11.00 hrs.

08.00 hrs. Vilnius-departure. We travel to Poland.
10.00 hrs   - Grutas Park.  Arrival to the park  known as "Stalin’s world", a park with 86 statues from Soviet times.  

11.30 hrs - Grutas Park - departure.
12.30 hrs (13.30 hrs in Lituania) - Augustow - Arrival -. Lively tourist town next to a lake. Time for lunch.

14.30 hrs.- Augustow -departure. We travel through the interior of Poland. Small villages, agricultural areas.
18.30 hrs. - Warsaw - Arrival. We recommend a stroll through the market square, full of life.

Varsovia, visita panorámica-
09:00 hrs. Por la mañana incluimos visita de la ciudad con guía local de unas dos horas y media de duración iniciando la visita a las 09.00 hrs. Conocemos la catedral de San Juan; la Rynek Starego Miasta, la vieja plaza con sus edificios de los siglos XVII y XVIII; los restos de la muralla medieval; la vía y el Castillo Real; el parque de Lazienkowski donde se encuentra el monumento a Chopín, y recordaremos el antiguo gueto judío, que fue el mayor de Europa. Tiempo libre para pasear y por el casco antiguo y almorzar.

Distancia total recorrida: 650 km.
 
Paisajes: Interesantes paisajes dominados por antiguas fortalezas y ciudades históricas. 
07:30 hrs. Varsovia –salida-. Viajamos hacia la región de Silesia.  
12:30  hrs. Wroclaw - Tiempo libre en esta ciudad ubicada junto al río Oder, la población más importante de Silesia y la tercera más poblada de Polonia. Tiempo para almorzar y  pasear por su centro histórico. 15:00 hrs. - Wroclaw –salida-. Etapa entre colinas y bosques, agradables paisajes. Paso a Chequia. 
20:00 hrs.- Praga –Llegada-.

- Praga: Visita panorámica. A las 07.45 hrs  iniciamos la visita de la ciudad con un guía local. Su duración es de tres horas. Conoceremos caminando la parte alta más antigua de Praga, con su castillo y el conjunto de la ciudadela con sus iglesias y palacios, desde donde usted podrá ver la “ciudad de las 100 torres”. Continuamos paseando hacia la parte baja o parte barroca, llamada “mala strana” o ciudad pequeña, cruzando el río Moldava a través del famoso puente de Carlos IV, una joya de la arquitectura y escultura. Vemos una linda panorámica de la ciudad y entramos en Stare Mesto con su vieja plaza, una de las más bellas de Europa central, con su iglesia de Tyn y el famoso ayuntamiento con su reloj astronómico y el carrillón.
Tarde libre. 
Por la noche a las 19:00 hrs . traslado nocturno (salida posible desde el hotel y desde un punto en el centro de Praga) al centro de Praga. Los viajeros con media pensión tienen incluida cena en un típico restaurante. 
Regreso al hotel sobre las 21:30 hrs.

09:00 hrs. Inicio de la panorámica de Viena, esta visita se realiza con guía local con una duración de unas dos horas y media. En la visita conocerá la famosa Ringstrasse, el principal boulevard de Viena, la Opera, el exterior del palacio de Hofburg, paso por los jardines del Prater, Castillo de Belvedere, Universidad. Finalizará en el castillo de Schonbrunn para que allí entren los que lo deseen. A los que no deseen entrar se les volverá a llevar al centro de la ciudad. Durante la visita se harán dos paradas. 
Por la noche sobre las 19.00 hrs. incluimos un traslado a la plaza del Ayuntamiento, podrá disfrutar de su iluminación y la actividad nocturna de las calles vecinas. Nuestro guía le orientará sobre la zona. 
Regreso al hotel a las 21.30 hrs.

After breakfast, end of our services.


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