St.Joseph's History Education Tour July 2014

St. Joseph's History Education Tour of Europe 2014

Sant  Josephs   Marits   College    &     Arena Group   -  Europe

Proudly present :

Summer Historical  Educational  Tour of EUROPE  2014


Berlin Prague Vienna Bratislava 

Fully Inclusive Escorted Tour

25. June – 06 . July 2014  ( 12 Days )

Inclusive Tour Price R19 990 per person

Deposit:R3 000pp

HISTORICAL TOUR”,  what better way to experience Central Europe - the cradle of amazing history . Join us for an outstanding history journey whilst reveling  in the charm of Europe’s most beautiful cities bedecked in all its summer  finery. Prague Spring  – energetic with old and modern side by side; Berlin    full of history, captivating, peaceful yet bustling and friendly; Bratislava – culture at the crossroads of Europe and sophisticated Vienna –  the true  heart of EUROPEAN HISTORY.”


Tour Highlights:  Berlin, Prague, Vienna , Beratislava    enough time to explore these historical cities.



Includes: Visa + insurance

  • All flights and airport taxes
  • 4* or 3* accommodation & breakfast + 3x Dinners
  • Transport and transfers
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary

Guide all the time





  • Optional excursions and events
  • Meals not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips & Gratuities



















Day 1 : Cape Town

Tour members gather at the Cape Town Airport. Departure from Cape Town.

Day 2 :  Berlin

We arrive in Berlin. Transport to hotel. Quick rest in rooms

Afternoon: Orientation walk – time to explore.

Overnight: Menninger  Hotel 3* City Centre Berlin

Day 3 :  Berlin

Breakfast at hotel.

We leave early to visit a concentration camp, Sachsenhausen, by train (Train ticket  &  entrée ticket to Camp included). Back in Berlin , Holocast Museum, on the evening spend shopping in Linden Strasse  in midlle of Berlin , the main road with all its wonderful shops!

Dinner is provided

Overnight: Menninger  Hotel 3* City Centre  Berlin

Day 4 :  Berlin

Breakfast at hotel.

We embark on a sightseeing tour starting in Linden Strasse, Friedrichstrasse, Brandenburg Tor. Visit to Reichstag Buildings of  Parliament of Germany,the most famose bilding in Germany, Museum Land of  Berlin, Egyptian Museum( Entrance tickets  included) Optional Checkpoint Charlie , (  Adults 12.50 Euros / Learners 6.50 Euros)  

Overnight:  Menninger Hotel 3* City Centre Berlin

Day 5 : Berlin – Prague

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we leave Berlin and travel by train (+-5 hours) to Prague in Czech Republic. Arrive in the stunningly beautiful city of Prague – especially so in spring - built on seven hills and the capital of the Czech Republic, rich in culture, music, architecture and history, its panoramic skyline etched with towers and spires of cathedrals, monasteries and castles. Orientation walk in late afternoon. Change money to Czech Krone.

Overnight: Hotel Amigo 4*  City Centre Prague

(Set in downtown Prague, Amigo City Centre is a 10 TO 15 -minute walk from the National Museum, Wenceslas Square and the Congress Centre. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer free Wi-Fi access. The Amigo hotel houses a restaurant, a bar and a small garden with an intimate outdoor terrace. A hot and cold breakfast buffet including traditional home-made pastry is available every morning. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, a minibar, tea and coffee facilities and a safety deposit box. The I.P.Pavlova Underground and Tram Stop is a 5-minute walk away. Amigo City Centre is 1.4 km from Vyšehrad Castle, and the Old Town Square is 2.2 km away)

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Day 6 :  Praque

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast it is time for a city tour of Prague to see the golden city’s most important and interesting sights. After passing the impressive State Opera and the National Museum we cross the famous Wenceslas Square and the Vltava River Charles Bridge  to the Hradčany, the Castle District, home to Prague Castle, the oldest of the city’s landmarks. We also visit the world famous Astronomical clock in old City Square

Dinner is provided

Overnight: Hotel Amigo 4* City Centre Prague

Day 7:  Praque

Breakfast at hotel. Today in Prague is spent at leisure allowing you to further explore this stunning city. We visit the Lennon wall and Strahov library (Ticket included) and monastery. Then off to the famous unique Jewish cemetery witnesses of II. World War from Fascism Camp in Europe Centrum of Prague. Evening at leisure for sightseeing and last minute shopping.  (Day pass ticket included). Trip to Petrin Tower with funicular. Entrance to tower optional (4.40 Euros). 

Overnight: Hotel Amigo 4* City Centre Prague

Day 8:  Prague – Bratislava

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we depart by train or coach to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, 60 km away – an ancient city built on the cross roads of Europe.

Arrive in Bratislava and book in at hotel.

Evening at leisure in Bratislava. Time for shopping and visiting a mall via new bridge, Aupark Or Eurovea. Exploring further sights. In the evening we take a walk along the Danube river and see the city by night. 

Overnight : Park Inn Danube 4*  City Centre Bratislava 

(The Park Inn Danube Bratislava is situated on the banks of the Danube river in the Old Town, close to Bratislava Castle. It features an indoor pool with panoramic views. All rooms are air-conditioned, have a flat-screen TV and offer wired internet access. Panoramic views of the river, the castle or the Old Town can be enjoyed from the rooms on the highest floor. Sauna and massages are available in the wellness area, and fitness facilities are at your disposal at a surcharge)

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Day 9:  Bratislava

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we embark on a tour of the historic centre of Bratislava and visit an open market with local Slovak art. Sant Martin Church – Coronation place of Maria Teresa, Slavin – cemetery and memorial soldiers ll. World War Castle, Parliament, Michal Gate and Old Square.

Dinner is provided

Overnight : Park Inn Danube 4* City Centre  Bratislava

Day 10:  Bratislava – Vienna

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we depart by coach to Vienna, the capital of Austria 60 km distance from Bratislava.  We depart on an all day city tour for an overall impression of the most significant sights of Vienna. En route we stop for a visit to the Schȍnbrunn Palace birth place of Marie-Antoinette (Ticket included) on the outskirts of Vienna,visit the St.Stephens Cathedrale. Along the Ringstrasse we will show you numerous magnificent buildings, such as the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district, the Museumsquarter, the Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burg theatre. We walk along Kertnerstrasse . Back to Bratislava.

Overnight : Park Inn Danube 4* , Bratislava

Day 11: 9 July 2012 Vienna

Breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure. 

Transport to airport in Vienna for flight home. Departure from Vienna.

Day 12 : Vienna - Cape Town  Arrive in South Africa

Arrive in Cape Town.