|Day 1||MANILA DEPARTURE / ARRIVAL MUNICH, GERMANY|
Depart Manila; enjoy the meals and entertainment on board. Arrival at Munich, capital of gay Bavaria; transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight
Breakfast at the hotel Visit the Marienplatz with its old and new city halls and hear the Glockenspiel bells ring out. View Nymphenburg and Amalianborg Palaces. Visit the botanical gardens. Continue to hotel for accommodation.
|Day 3||MUNICH / SALZBURG, AUSTRIA (B,D)|
After breakfast, visit the Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig's fairy-tale castle on its croggy outcrop above a sparkling lake. Its Magic! Drive along the romantic road in what is perhaps the loveliest countryside if ever there is. You'll see flower bedecked timber houses spotting the hill sides. Arrive Salzburg, the birth place of Mozart.
|Day 4||SALZBURG / BLED, SLOVENIA (B, D)|
Sightseeing remembers the "Sound of Music" it exudes and undefinable charm with its historic buildings, gardens and fountains. Walk down the Schwarzstrasse pass by the castles Miraell, Hell-brunn and Frohnburg. Leave for lovely lake Bled. You're in for a romantic setting you'll relish throughout your life.
|Day 5||BLED / POSTJONA / BLED (B,D)|
Visit the imposing castle with a panoramic view towering over the lake. Take a traditional boat ride in the romantic lake to the idyllic church on Bled Island. A dream will come by ringing the wishing bell in the miraculous chapel. Continue to Postjona, the mysterious underworld of caves, most famous in the world, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Back to Bled for the night
|Day 6||BLED / BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (B,D)|
Leave for the Budapest via Graz. Overnight in Budapest
|Day 7||BUDAPEST (B, D)|
Sightseeing of the most cosmopolitan metropolis of Eastern Europe. Drive in to Buda and Pest, the twin towns of the Hungarian capital linked by many spectacular bridges across Danube. See the Citadel on Mount Gellert, the ornate Parliament and visit Hero Square. From the Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a panoramic view of the sprawling city, home to more than 1/5 of the Hungarian population. Admire the 14th century Matthias Coronation Church. Romance will be in the air as you join an evening cruise cruise along the Danube River Pass Budapest's crown jewel its parliament brilliantly lit at night. Enjoy dinner with local dances.
|Day 8||BUDAPEST / VIENNA, AUSTRIA (B, D)|
Drive to Vienna, once the centre of the might Hapsburg Empire. Tonight, why not take in an operatta in one of Vienna's elegant concert halls?
|Day 9||VIENNA (B, D)|
Start the day with a visit to the splendid Schonbrunn Palace and its manicured gardens. Drive along the Ring Boulevard, pass the State Opera House and stop at the famous Heldenplatz for a picture of Hofsburg Palace, winter residence of the Austrian royal family. During the walking tour of the old town, visit the impressive St. Stephen Cathedral. Rest of the afternoon is at leisure. Evening dinner at Grin zing.
|Day 10||VIENNA / KRAKOW, POLAND (B,D)|
Drive to Poland and arrive in Krakow, cultural capital of Poland where Pope John Paul II served as archbishop. Tonight enjoy a folkloric dinner held in a traditional restaurant with Polish polka dances.
|Day 11||KRAKOW (B, D)|
Ascend Wawel Hill to visit Krakow Cathedral– burial place of Polish Heroes and View Wawel Castle, former residence of Polish Kings. In the old Krakow, visit the medieval town square (where today the 12th century Cloth Hall houses and arcade of folk art shops). Good shopping here, there's the14th century St. Mary Church, famous for its baroque altar and life size Marian Images.
You're in a special treat! A prayer devotion in honour of the Divine Mercy at its world famed shine at 3:00pm. There is the Convent Chapel of Saint Faustina ti whom Christ had apparitions to propagate the Divine Mercy Movement; "Jesus, I trust in You" has worked wonders to millions since then. Most inspiring briefing. Now an impressive basilica has been built.
|Day 12||KRAKOW / WADOWICE / CZESTOCHOWA (B,D)|
Morning visit to the Wielicska Salt Mines a unque attraction underground of cave chambers, grotto, chapel and sculptures all made of salt. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Pass by Wadowice and realize how Poland has contributed a Polish Pope. Visit his house, now a museum containing mementos of the beloved Pope. Also the church where he began his priesthood.
Continue to Czestochowa for an unforgettable Eucharistic Celebration at the magnificent 14th century Paulite monastery at Jasna Gora. Venerate the very miraculous Black Madonna, by elegant thought to be painted by St. Luke. This has become a world famous pilgrimage centre and the most important in Poland. See the chapels and museum where gifts from the high and mighty offered to the Blessed Mother will simply overwhelmed you.
|Day 13||CZESTOCHOWA / PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (B, D)|
Drive to Wroclaw and continue to Prague, the Golden City and the ancient capital of Bohemia and now of the Czech Republic.
|Day 14||PRAGUE (B,D)|
Sightseeing of this city spires, one of the loveliest preserved cities in Europe. Our tour today will show us the jewels of "Golden Prague" start at the Church of Loretto the medieval Hradcany Castle, former residence of Bohemian kings the enormous St. Vitus Cathedral with its grand chapel studded with semi-precious stone, the ornate Basilica of St. George, among other basilcas.
Eucharistic Celebration at the Church of Our Lady of Victorious where the image of the infant Jesus (Sto. Nino) is enshrined. Then visit the spectacular old town square with its astronomical clock. Go shopping and enjoy the ambiance of the city built like Rome on seven hills. It would be nice to stroll across the Charles Bridge at sunset time and the spotlighted castle on the hill before we go for dinner.
|Day 15||PRAGUE / MANILA (B)|
Rest of the day is at leisure until transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
|Day 16||ARRIVAL MANILA|
HOME SWEET HOME!!