Both leisurely and comprehensive, this 24-guest tour provides a generous overview of five distinctly different nations–Poland, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic.

Begin your 17-day tour in Poland's capital, Warsaw, where sightseeing includes the faithfully rebuilt Old Town and guided visits to the Auschwitz II–Birkenau concentration camps. Travel to Kraków and tour the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Explore Budapest with comprehensive touring and time on your own. View the scenic Danube Bend. In Vienna, attend a classical music performance and enjoy a visit to majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Continue to old-world Bratislava and dine at the restaurant of a local family. Travel to the Czech Republic and enjoy a tour of elegant Prague, including Old Town Square, Prague Castle, and Charles Bridge. Continue your stay in this alluring Czech capital on an optional three-day/two-night posttour self-guided extension.

To book this trip, contact Odysseys Unlimited at 888.370.6765.

Trip Scholar

Kinga Kosmala, AM’05, PhD’11

Kinga Kosmala, AM’05, PhD’11, is a lecturer in Polish at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include reportage, urban studies, narrative ethics, and Polish language pedagogy. She is the author of Ryszard Kapuściński: Reportage and Ethics or Fading Tyranny of the Narrative. Her recent publications include the article “Olga Stanisławska’s Charles de Gaulle Roundabout: Raw Facts and the Danger of Finalizing Narratives” and a book review of Polish Cinema Now! Focus on Contemporary Polish Cinema. In the spring, she will publish a chapter in The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond.