WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27 - VIENNA
Meeting of participants at the agreed place and time and departure to Padua by shuttle service. Upon arrival
meet the chaperone and the rest of the group and set off for the trip by motor coach. Stops for refreshments and free lunch are provided along the way. We reach the charming Austrian capital in the evening and have dinner.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28- VIENNA.
We begin our guided tour of Vienna from the famous Ring, overlooked by the most interesting sights. We continue to the Hundertwasserhaus, and then stroll through the courtyards of the Hofburg, where we visit the Court Library and the Augustinian Church. During the visit we stop for a tasting of a typical Austrian dessert at a famous bakery. Lunch is free. In the afternoon we enter the Imperial Treasury Museum of the Habsburgs, where some important relics of European history are kept. To finish, we move to St. Stephen's Cathedral for a tour of the interior. Dinner is free.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29 - VIENNA
In the morning we leave for an excursion to the Vienna Woods, which includes a visit to the Heiligenkreuz Monastery and Mayerling Chapel. After a free lunch we devote a visit to Schoenbrunn Palace. After dinner we have the opportunity to attend an optional concert at a famous Viennese palace.
Optional excursion option: Concert in Vienna
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30 - PRAGUE
In the morning you can join an optional visit to the Museum of Art History, one of the most important in the world, which, in addition to containing very important works of art, is itself an extraordinary work of architecture, sculpture and painting, on which the most important artists of late 19th-century Vienna worked. After a free lunch we leave for Prague, which we reach in time for dinner and, in the evening, we can join a walk by night with our guide.
Optional excursion option: Museum of Art History in Vienna
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 - PRAGUE
We begin our tour of Prague with the Nové Mesto district, where the heart of the city, Wenceslas Square, is enclosed. We continue the guided tour by reaching the Staré Mesto district, with the Old Town Square and its Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings: the Town Hall, Astronomical Clock Tower, St. Nicholas Church, Tyn Church and Kinsky Palace. Lunch is free, with the optional alternative of a mini-cruise on the Vltava River with lunch on board. In the afternoon you can join an optional guided tour of the Jewish Quarter. In the evening we are expected to have New Year's Eve dinner.
Optional excursions available: Minicruise and lunch on the Vltava River in Prague, Excursion to the Jewish Quarter
MONDAY, JANUARY 1 - PRAGUE
In the morning we visit with the guide the Royal Castle district and the Malá Strana district, where the Baroque Church of St. Nicholas is located. Lunch is free. In the afternoon, our tour of Prague continues with the Church of the Infant Jesus, Kampa Island and the famous Charles Bridge, the symbol of the city. Dinner in the evening is included.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 2 - RETURN
In the morning we start our journey back to Italy. There will be stops for refreshments and free lunch on the way back. We arrive in Padua in the afternoon and continue to our home town by shuttle service.