Jan Huss and The Protestant Reformation Tour
Tracing the steps of Jan Huss and his contribution to the Protestant Reformation in Prague-Vienna-Budapest
Join a pilgrimage through the history of the Protestant Reformation. Learn along the way about the important key figures and their role in the reformation. Visit three of the most beautiful European capitals well known for their cultural heritage.
DeparturePrague, Cezchia / Hungary, Budapest
IncludedOur Deluxe MotorcoachesOur Experienced Tour DirectorOur Expert GuidesOur Unsurpassed Service
Day 1 Arrival Prague
Welcome to Prague! Your Tour Director and driver will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Get some time to relax before we head out for our welcome dinner at a typical Czech restaurant.
Day 2 Sightseeing of Prague
After breakfast, you will meet your guide for your first day of touring in Prague. Today you will visit Bethlehem Chapel, Church of St Martin in the Wall, Church of Our Lady of the Snows, New Town Hall. We will then continue to Karlovo Square, Ss Cyril, and Methodius Cathedral and the Dancing House. After lunch, we will proceed with a tour of the Prague Castle.
Day 3 Prague Old Town & Lunch Cruise
Your second day of touring in Prague is focusing on the Old Town. You will begin with the Republic Square, Charles University. Then continue to the Old Town Square and Jan Hus memorial followed by the Jewish Town – Old-New Synagogue and the Jewish cemetery. You will cross the Charles bridge visit the Old town Hall & St. Michael Church. You will end your tour with a Lunch Cruise
Day 4 Prague-Tabor-Cesky Krumlov-Salzburg
This morning you depart Prague towards Salzburg. Along the way, your first stop will be at Tabor. Tabor is a labyrinth of medieval streets and fascinating history. Here the early stirring of the Protestant Reformation began to take root in the fertile soil Southern Bohemia. Tabor was founded in the 1400s, about the time that Jan Huss was preaching his gospel of salvation by grace through faith. After your short stop in Tabor you continue to Cesky Krumlov. Here you will stop in this beautiful gem of what was once Southern Bohemia and now a UNESCO world heritage site. Your final destination is Salzburg. Upon arrival in Salzburg, you will meet your guide for a walking tour of this enchanting city. Sitting on the Austrian Alpes, Salzburg is not only the birthplace of Mozart but also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This comes to no surprise as it offers gorgeous alpine views and a historic center offering mesmerizing baroque architecture. As for the Reformation, Salzburg was one of the places where it flourished in a dynamic way through culture and arts. Dinner and overnight in Salzburg
Day 5 Salzburg to Vienna
You will be departing Salzburg today to get to Vienna. Vienna is the capital of Austria, majestically sitting on the banks of the Danube river. It was ruled for many years by a long dynasty called the Hapsburg Dynasty. They brought great prosperity and power to Austria, and because of the art, culture, and architecture could flourish and evolve. Upon arrival in Vienna, you will enjoy a Panoramic and walking tour of the city. Some of the Highlight will be a photo shoot stop at the Hofburg Palace, The Parliament, The city hall, and the Imperial Chapel. You will conclude your day with dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Day 6 Full day tour Vienna
The second day in Vienna, and it's time to explore a great variety of landmarks! Your first stop will be the Museum of Fine Arts. There you will discover a tremendous amount of breathtaking paintings, indeed a great collection to explore for art lovers. Later on, you will head to the Schonbrunn Palace. It used to be the summer residence of the Hapsburg monarchs. Nowadays it is a must-see monument that reflects the stunning architecture of the era. You will then have some free time for lunch at the Naschmarkt, a great place to try local delicacies. After lunch, you will visit the St.Stephen Church, standing in the epicenter of Vienna, this medieval church has a history of more than 700 years! You will head back to your hotel. Optional Dinner Cruise tonight.
Day 7Day Tour Bratislava-Brno-Vienna
Another exciting day begins! Today you are going on a day tour to 2 cities in 2 different countries. One hour's drive from Vienna, you will reach Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. There you will visit the famous Bratislava castle, with 1200 years of history home to many Queens and King. Being built on a hill above the town it offers breathtaking panoramic views. Free time for lunch before you continue to Brno. A one and a half-hour drive from Bratislava will take you to Brno, Czechia, There you will visit the Spilberk Castle. The castle used t be an infamous prison of the Austro-Hungarian Era. The Castle was built around 1200 on a hilltop. After your tour, you will head back to Vienna for dinner and overnight.
Day 8Vienna to Budapest via Gyor
This morning after breakfast you leave Vienna behind and begin your journey towards Budapest. On your way to Budapest halfway to your destination, you will make a stop in Gyor. Gyor is the most important city in the Hungarian Transylvania. It features a rich history and numerous occupants over the centuries. You will have free time in the old city to discover all its treasures before you continue to Budapest. Upon arrival in Budapest, you will drop off your bags at your hotel and go straight for your Danube Cruise with lunch. After the cruise, your bus will take you back to your hotel and you will have the rest of the day free.
Day 9Budapest Tour
The last day before departure, you wake up in Budapest. You'll be having a full day of touring to discover every single bit of this city. Your guide will take you for a walk through the Castle District in Buda. Walking up the city you will reach Mathias Church. A stunning Church built-in 1015 a true jewel to the city. Then your guide will show you and explain the History of the Fisherman's Bastion. The seven towers are a tribunal to the seven chieftains that in 895 brought their tribes to Hungary and began the settlement. Your tour will continue with important landmarks in Pest such as the Jewish District, with great significance in WWII and the biggest synagogue in Europe. Dinner and overnight in Budapest.