3347
Czech Republic/Poland/Hungary
Grand Capitals of Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Europe’s great cities as you undertake an exploration of history, culture and tradition from uniquely qualified local scholars.
Rating (4.82)
Program No. 3347RJ
Length
17 days
Starts at
4,299
Special Offer
Flights start at
1,000
Getting There
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At a Glance

Marvel at Central Europe’s most impressive capitals of then and now: from Warsaw’s amazing restoration following World War II and Krakow’s legendary charm, to the architectural highlights of Prague and Budapest’s landmarks spanning both sides of the Danube River. With university professors, local scholars and access to unique traditions and historic treasures, discover the heritage of these splendid cities and their nations.
Activity Level
Active
Terrain includes cobblestones, city streets, and uneven ground; standing at museums; some unavoidable stairs, including 200 at the Wieliczka Salt Mine; some use of public transportation.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy lunch in Lowicz with a local family who is working to restore the splendor of Lowicz Castle.
  • Enjoy a classical music concert in the beautiful St. Salvator Church near Charles Bridge.
  • Local experts in Budapest answer questions and offer informal insight into Hungarian politics, history and daily life.
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Attila Melegh
Attila Melegh is a sociologist, economist and historian. He is head of the International Studies Program at Tomori Pál College, Budapest, and also associate professor at Corvinus University. He has taught in the United States, Russia, Georgia and Hungary. He also works for the Demographic Research Institute as senior researcher. His personal research focuses on the sociological and historical aspects of globalization as well as international migration. Atilla is author of books in English and Hungarian, and over a hundred scientific publications. He has lectured for Road Scholar since 1992.
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Robert Gadek
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Andrzej Filipiak
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Dagmar Balounova
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Jan Muranty
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Zbigniew Kwichien
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Emese Lafferton
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Sarolta (Charlotte) Tereh
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Attila Melegh
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