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This action-packed family adventure to the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia will not disappoint! Enjoy exploring the wealth of castles, gorges and mountains on foot, by bike and on the water.

  • See three countries in a week
  • Discover the cobbled streets of Prague
  • Explore the Tatras & Carpathian Mountains
  • Go rafting through Dunajec Gorge
  • Cycle through the Slovakian landscape
  • Visit medieval castles on foot

Explore the cobbled streets of Prague before boarding an overnight train to the Carpathian Mountains of Slovakia. Here, you can enjoy beautiful mountain walks and bike rides. Learn about the medieval castles of Spis and Niedzica in Slovakia, then cycle to Kezmarok and raft through the stunning Dunajec Gorge. Your adventure concludes in Krakow, Poland, with optional excursions to the Wieliczka Salt Mine or Auschwitz.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to Prague

    Travel to Prague and meet at the group hotel for a welcome and introduction meeting. The rest of the day is free to explore Prague or relax.

  2. Day 2: City tour, overnight train to Carpathians

    Enjoy a tour of Prague’s highlights, including the 9th century Prague Castle, the iconic Gothic St Vitus’s Cathedral and the famous Charles Bridge. In the evening transfer to the train station to board an overnight train to the High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia.

  3. Day 3: Tatranksa Magistrala trail & Studeny Potok waterfalls

    After arriving in Slovakia, transfer to your hotel in Tatranska Lomnica, from where you set off to hike the popular Tatranksa Magistrala trail. Walk through forest trails, overlooking villages and settlements, to the beautiful cascading waterfalls of Studeny Potok before a pleasant funicular ride back down to Smokovec.

  4. Day 4: Spis Castle, Levoca & cycle to Kezmarok

    Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Spis Castle and enjoy a short guided tour exploring the lovely medieval town of Levoca. Then transfer to the heart of the Levoca Mountains and cycle down to Kezmarok, following the road used by the Czech and the Russian Red Army. Enjoy exploring Kezmarok and the castle before transferring back to your hotel.

  5. Day 5: Free day

    Today is free at your leisure to relax or exploring the surrounding area. You can choose from walking, cycling, relaxing in thermal pools, taking a horse-drawn cart to mountain lakes and much more.

  6. Day 6: Rafting, cycling & Niedzica Castle

    Transfer to the small village of Cerveny Klastor and begin your rafting adventure through Dunajec Gorge, meandering between the sheer mountainsides of the National Park and enjoying views that change from one minute to the next.

    After lunch cycle back to Cerveny Klastor and transfer to Niedzica in Poland to visit Niedzica Castle, situated on a hill just upstream from the Dunajec River mouth. Then transfer to your hotel in Krakow.

  7. Day 7: Krakow & optional excursions

    Today enjoy exploring Krakow, where the entire medieval Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander along cobbled streets and visit the city’s many churches and squares. There will be optional visits to the fascinating underground world Wieliczka Salt Mines or Auschwitz concentration camp.

  8. Day 8: Fly back to the UK

    Enjoy some more free time in Krakow before departing for your flight back to the UK.

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £899 per adult, £849 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £1,079 per adult, £1,099 per child

Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.

Other information

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Small group

Departure Guide

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What’s Included

All prices are per person and include:

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation is in comfortable 3* hotels in Prague, Krakow and Smokovec. Rooms are en suite and all accommodation is based on twin/ double share.
  • Meals

    7 breakfasts
  • Activities

    • City tour

    • Cycling

    • Hiking

    • Rafting

Flights

You can typically expect to pay from £220 for an adult, and from £210 for a child aged 11 and under.

Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods or when booking late.

For peace of mind, we recommend that you book your flights with us. If you choose your own flights, please ask us to confirm all arrangements first.

Next Steps

Departures

Choose your preferred departure date from the 3 options below, then make a no obligation booking request, or enquire if you would like to ask us a question.

Our small group holidays require a minimum of just four participants to operate. Most of our holidays are also available on a private basis or can be tailored to meet your requirements.

Itinerary dates Prices per person from (exc. flights)
Year Starts Ends Adult price, excluding flights, from Child price, excluding flights, from Holiday Status Options
* Available: this holiday is available to book. ** Guaranteed: this holiday is available to book and has reached a minimum of four participants, so is guaranteed to run.
2019 21 Jul 28 Jul £899 £849 Available* Book or Enquire
2019 4 Aug 11 Aug £899 £849 Available* Book or Enquire
2019 18 Aug 25 Aug £899 £849 Available* Book or Enquire