Your Holiday Itinerary - Heart of Eastern Europe

Day 1: UK to Holland

Relax aboard your Grand Tourer coach as we travel to Maastricht for an overnight stay. (D)

Day 2: Holland to Prague

Our journey continues through Germany and into the Czech Republic. The capital city of Prague is the fi rst of our famous five cities, where we stay for two nights at the four-star Jurys Inn Hotel. (B,D)

Day 3: Prague

Enjoy an introduction to Prague on our guided walking tour. This amazing city boasts many impressive landmarks, including the Old Town Square. This afternoon you may choose to join our optional visit to Prague Castle. (B,D)

Day 4: Prague to Krakow

Today we travel into Poland, continuing to Krakow where our base for the next two nights is the four-star Hotel Sympozjium. (B,D) 

Day 5: Krakow

Join our included guided city tour and uncover this beautiful city, visiting the castle and cathedral. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the quaint streets and see the market square, the largest medieval centre in Europe, with its Cloth Hall topped with gargoyles. (B,D)

Day 6: Krakow to Budapest

We leave Krakow and travel south to Budapest where we stay at our four-star hotel, the Lion’s Garden Hotel, for two nights. (B,D)

Day 7: Budapest

Discover beautiful Budapest, Hungary’s fascinating capital. Here the two sides of the city straddle the river Danube – Buda to the west, centred around the Castle Hill area, and Pest, with its wide elegant boulevards, to the east. Our city tour includes Mathias Church, Fishermen’s Bastion and Castle Vajdahunyad. (B,D)

Day 8: Budapest to Vienna

We head to the Austrian capital of Vienna for an included guided city coach tour this afternoon. The historic centre of Vienna is rich in architecture, including Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks. We
spend two nights in Vienna at the four-star Arcotel Wimberger. (B,D)

Day 9: Vienna

This morning we offer an optional excursion to the magnificent Schonnbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alternatively, you can choose to explore the city at your leisure. (B,D)

Day 10: Vienna to Salzburg

Today we continue to picturesque Salzburg, famous as the birthplace of Mozart and for being the setting of ‘The Sound of Music’, to enjoy a guided walking tour this afternoon. Our hotel here is the four-star Hotel Schaffenrath. (B,D)

Day 11: Salzburg

Today we offer a full day optional excursion to visit the scenic Austrian Lake District, or you can enjoy more of Salzburg at your leisure. (B,D)

Day 12: Salzburg to Belgium

We depart Salzburg and travel northwards to Belgium, for our fi nal overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 13 Belgium to UK

We head to Calais and onward home. (B)

Departure dates & prices 2020 Heart of Eastern Europe - 5% discount on all dates

Shearings brochure price in Black from £1569

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £1491

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code

*The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

13 Days by Grand Tourer Coach: Hol. Code: EGEEUBC

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August 15 September 12*

13 Days by Grand Tourer Coach: Hol. Code: EGEEUBC | Dep. Code: X
• 12 nights half board
• Home Connect Service where available†
• Personal audio guide
• Departs: Saturday

Single room supplement £399

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Shearings Holidays
Heart of Eastern Europe

13 Days by Grand Tourer Coach – 5% Discount

2020 prices from only £1491

Experience five magnificent Eastern cities, including Prague, golden city of a hundred spires, Krakow, diamond in the Polish crown and Budapest the ‘Pearl of the Danube’. Returning through Austria, we’ll discover historic Vienna and Salzburg.

To book this wonderful touring holiday - Heart of Eastern Europe travelling by coach or air with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount.    

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings holiday will be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Explore beautiful Prague, known as the ‘City of Spires’
  • Visit the historic city of Krakow
  • Discover beautiful Budapest, set on the River Danube
  • Admire the wonderful Austrian cities of Salzburg and Vienna
  • Enjoy five guided city tours
  • Savour a traditional local dinner on one night in each city


Optional Excursions

  • Prague Castle District
  • Schonbrunn Palace
  • Austrian Lake District

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