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11 DAYS TOUR TO HOLLAND, CROATIA & AUSTRIA
- Jul 25, 2021
VISIT: AMSTERDAM, SPLIT, ZAGREB, PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK, LUBLIJANA, VIENNA.
DAY:1: U.S.A -NETHERLAND
Fly from U.S.A to Amsterdam capital of the Netherlands.
One of the most popular travel destinations in Europe, Amsterdam is a compact, charming and cosmopolitan city that invites exploration. Known as the “Venice of the North” for its more than 100 canals, the capital of the Netherlands offers sight-seeing adventures by foot, bike and boat. From the city’s fine art museums to its colorful flower there’s something exciting and unique to discover in Amsterdam at every turn.
Arrive in Amsterdam to be met and assisted by your guide at the airport. Then we depart for our guided tour of Amsterdam. Drive through the rich history and culture of this city. Visit the world-famous Portuguese Synagogue. This building was constructed in the years 1671 to 1675, about 75 years after the first Sephardi Jews arrived in the Netherlands, refugees from the persecutions of the Inquisition in Spain and Portugal. This synagogue and the Gerard Dou Synagogue were the only two such buildings in Amsterdam to emerge unscathed from World War II. After the war the remnant of Sephardi Jews started to use the building once again and in the 1950s and 1990s it underwent complete renovation. Then we will check in at our hotel. Check in time in hotel starts at 3:00 PM. After some rest in the hotel we depart for dinner and sightseeing of city at night. Visit one of the coziest neighborhoods of Amsterdam, the Jordaan. Then transfer to hotel.
Today we start with visiting Van Gogh Museum. Widely regarded as one of the world's most important art galleries (it's also the second most visited museum in the Netherlands), it opened to great acclaim in 1973 and houses the world's largest collection of Van Gogh paintings. Visit the famous floating flower market and enjoy all the colorful flowers with wonderful smells. One of the most unique features of the flower market in Amsterdam is the fact that it is floating on the Single Canal. Then visit the Anne Frank Museum that is dedicated to the all-too-short life of one of the world's best-known Holocaust victims. In the actual home in which Anne's family hid for much of WWII - they were Jewish refugees from the German city of Frankfurt - it was here that Anne wrote the diary that became an international bestseller after the war, just a few years after her death at age 15 (she died just two months before the war ended). Much of the home has been kept as it was during Anne's time, and it serves as a poignant monument to a tragic period of history. Afterward continue our tours with a visit to Heineken beer Experience Established in 1864, Heineken is now one of the world’s biggest beer producers. The lighthearted, fun, historical tour takes a quick 90 minutes. The Heineken Experience ticket includes two beers. A canal cruise is an absolute must during your stay in Amsterdam! Amsterdam is a city of water and its 100 canals and 1,000 bridges are famous throughout the world. All cruise boats have panoramic roofs and This is a must for any Amsterdam tourist.
A visit to Amsterdam and the Netherlands would not be complete without having seen the lovely Dutch countryside. Journey from Amsterdam on an informative tour of the picturesque Dutch countryside. Visit one of the most popular destinations outside of Amsterdam, the windmills of Zaanse Schans, and see its typical green-timbered houses and warehouses. Visit Vondel park that serves as a popular gathering spot for locals and tourists. It’s a place where people can relax, play sports on the grass, bike along pathways and enjoy a herring sandwich or Dutch beer at one of the park’s horeca facilities. Then transfer to Airport for your flight to Croatia.
After relaxing morning by afternoon Travel back in time on a walking tour of Split and discover the largest city of the Dalmatia region with a local guide. Explore 1,700 years of the city’s history, from the construction of the Diocletian Palace UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the most significant and best-preserved structures of the late ancient architecture in the world. Palace is ordered to be built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian, finished at the beginning of the 4 cents. Then travel to Zadar and check-in at hotel.
Today discover one of the Adriatic's most interesting cities, where the old fashion way of living and new modern life, coexist in perfect harmony. After a short ride, you will soon arrive in Old Town. We will visit the musical Sea Organ (morske orgulje) located on the shores of Zadar and is the world’s first musical pipe organ that is played by the sea. Zadar's Old Town is located on a small peninsula surrounded by small islands. It's full of architectural treasures. Between Renaissance, Baroque and Medieval architecture, you'll find signs of modernity too. check-in at your hotel for preparation of Shabbat. After praying enjoys Shabbat dinner.
Shabbat in Zagreb. We will walk to Zagreb synagogue for praying and visiting. Then by afternoon after Shabbat lunch enjoy short walking tour of Zagreb. Discover top attractions including the Lotrščak Tower, the Stone Gate and the seat of the Croatian Parliament. Then, descend via Tkalčićeva Street to the Lower Town and head through Dolac Market to medieval Kaptol. Admire traditional architecture in Ban Jelačić Square, then finish in the pretty surroundings of Zrinjevac Park.
DAY:8: PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK
Lose yourself in the stunning wilderness of the UNESCO-listed “Plitvice Lakes National Park” on this full-day trip from Zagreb.
Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, famed as one of the most beautiful in the world. This national park, studded with 16 stunning turquoise colored lakes connected by beautiful waterfalls, simply has no equal. Drive through the picturesque hinterland to your destination and enjoy sightseeing at the upper and lower lakes by foot, boat, and tram. With an expert guide leading the way, walk along scenic trails amid the dense forest and marvel at the web of vivid turquoise lakes, linked by crashing waterfalls and trickling streams. Admire the rare wild flowers that line the forest trails and have your camera ready as you pass over the pretty wooden bridges that offer jaw-dropping views of the lakes.
Drive to “Ljubljana” The capital of Slovenia. Tour the center of the city and visit the thousand-year-old fortress. Pass the Franciscan Cathedral and see the Rivers fountain, stroll along the Triple Bridge, the Dragon Bridge and shop in the colorful market. Then visit “Postojna Caves” the largest and most beautiful stalactite caves in the world. Take a fascinating journey to the underground world to see magnificent lighted caverns and lighted stalactite and stalagmites formations. Then travel to Vienna and check in at your hotel.
Get to know Vienna on a walking tour that’s perfect for an introduction to visitors. From Maria-Theresien-Platz, you’ll stroll with your guide around the Ringstrasse. The beautiful boulevard surrounds central Vienna and is home to some of the city’s most significant monuments including the Austrian Parliament, Vienna City Hall, Schönbrunn Garden and palace. As the former summer residence of the powerful Habsburg dynasty, the UNESCO-listed Schönbrunn Palace is considered by many as one of Europe’s most stunning baroque structures. After dinner transfer to your hotel.
Transfer to airport for your return flight. Arrive at JFK or LAX airport. Plan your next trip with Yona Tours.
Our tour includes:
- AIRLINE TICKETS
Round trip airline tickets from the USA-EUROPE including domestic flights with airport taxes and fuel charges as specified in the itinerary.
10 nights at the 5/4* Superior 1st class hotels or similar include hotel breakfast
10 full kosher dinner and continental breakfast
Arrival and departure transfer airports in a destination with assistance.
10 days of sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned bus, according to your program.
- TOUR GUIDE
Services of a professional licensed Tour Guide on touring days.
- ENTRANCE FEES
Admission to the attractions and museums.
- PRICE INCLUDES
Round trip airline ticket, Tour with deluxe coach bus and tour guide, 10 nights hotel, breakfast, dinner, and admissions to museums.
Special Price $4200