The meeting point of borders
Explore a colorful mosaic of cultures, religions and flavours. Embark on a journey to places that once was located on the crosswords of Christian, Orthodox, Jewish and Islamic communities. Get to know local traditions and taste interesting, sometimes also surprising, combinations of flavours that were shaped by the multicultural past of this charming part of Europe.
What will you see?
Krakow – enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the hustling and bustling Market Square, visit the later residence of the Polish kings located on the Wawel Hill, and wander the lovely streets of the Old Town. Take a walk to the historical Jewish district called Kazimierz and stop by for a traditional Jewish dinner with live klezmer music. Then, head to nearby Wieliczka Salt Mine to see world-unique chambers chiseled in rock salt.
Lancut – visit the impressive 17P th P century Castle of the Lubomirski and Potocki families, that is famous for its lavish interiors and a romantic English style park.
Lviv – this precious multicultural gem is located near the Polish-Ukrainian border. Over the centuries the city used to belong to the territory of Poland, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Soviet Union what is reflected in the city’s architecture. Lviv will also enchant you with its artistic, cozy, little cafes and bars hidden in the charming alleys of the Old Town.
Kamieniec Podolski – explore the later Polish fortress known as the pearl on the rock that used to protect those lands from the Tatar invasion for centuries.
Kolomyia – visit this small city in Western Ukraine that hosts the only Painted Egg Museum in the world and learn more about this fun Easter tradition.
Yaremche – enjoy the beautiful landscapes and brisk, clean air this mountain resort, also known as the Pearl of the Carpathians is known for.
Tokay – located on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border the city of Tokay is famous for its vineyards. Explore the old wine cellars gouged into the rock and taste delicious Tokay wine,
Miskolc – enjoy a relaxing bath in thermal springs in karst caves.
Eger – get to see one of the prettiest Hungarian cities, famed both for its thermal swimming baths and excellent wines.
Budapest – there’s no doubt that it’s one of the most picturesque cities in Europe. Get ready for a lot of sightseeing: the Royal Castle, the Old Town, Matthias Church and the Monument of Freedom are just a few historical attractions Budapest is famous for. In the evening take a boat trip on the Danube River and enjoy an excellent view at the beautifully illuminated city.