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  • 1. A Trip across EuropeChoose us for our personalservice and make your staycomfortable and enjoyable
  • 2. 1st dayIn the morning you arrive in Istanbul Atatürk Airport and then take shuttle bus to TaksimCamp Site. Here you have a lunch and then your sightseeingtour begins. You will visit The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophiaand The Basilica Cistern. The Blue Mosque is one of themost prominent landmarks of Istanbul. It is very impressivewith its beautiful domes and six slender minarets. SultanAhmet 1 founded the Blue Mosque and also it was named after him. Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum at the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sophia has always been the precious of its time.. The Basilica Cistern wasconstructed by Justinian in 532 to supply water to the ByzantinePalace primarily. There are 336 columns in the cistern.For those, who like shopping, Spice Bazaar is a good choice.After a long walk you can enjoy some typical Turkish meals inmany restaurants. In the evening you come back to camp site.2nd dayAfter breakfast you visit Topkapi Palace, which was a royalresidence. It is now a major tourist attraction and containsimportant holy relics of the Muslim world. If you are hungry, you can have lunch in a lot of restaurants and then go shopping to the well known Grand Bazaar. The Grand Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops. After shopping you are sure to enjoy a tour-cruise up the Bosphorus. The Bosphorus isthe 32 km long strait which joins the Sea ofMarmara with the Black Sea in Istanbul, and separatesthe continents of Europe and Asia.It is time to go back to the Taksim Square and havedinner.
  • 3. 3rd dayAfter breakfast you take a Taksim Tour and then go back to the camp site for Rock´n CokeFest. Performances start at 12.00. There are different acts and different performances.4th dayIn the morning, you will go back to the airport and travel to Vienna.You arrive at Vienna International Airport. After picking up your luggage, you are ready togo to your hostel. After the check-in in your hostel, you have some time to take a short break before your sightseeing-tour begins. Your sightseeing tour starts in the first district of Vienna. First, you’ll see the St. Stephens Cathedral. If you like you can do a shopping tour in Vienna’s most popular shopping streets. At Graben, Kärntnerstraße and Kohlmarkt you’ll find every kind of shops. To get some energy for the next sights take sometime and enjoy some typical Austrian food, Sachertorte at Café Hotel Sacher.Next, you’ll visit the Imperial Crypt Kapuzinergruft. Then you’ll visit the very famousOpera of Vienna, where the Opernball takes place every year. During your promenadethrough the city you see the Kunsthistorisches- and the Naturhistorisches Museum (Museums of Natural and Art History). Persons under 19 don’t have to pay admission. After that, you can have a break at Volksgarten or at the Museumgsquartier. When you’d like to eat something you can visit one of the Wiener Würstl’ Standl’, where you can buy some sausages eg. The “Wiener Würstchen (Viennese sausages). Then, the tour goes on and you’ll see the Parliament and the City Hall of Vienna.In the evening, you can go to a restaurant for dinner. Next to your hostel there are manyrestaurants, so you have the free choice.5th dayAfter breakfast at your hostel, you’re going to visitSchönbrunn Palace, where Sissi our famous empress livedin. After a walk through the impressive garden of this castle,you’ll see the Gloriette, there you can drink some coffee.If you’d like to see the oldest still existing zoo of the world,you can have a look at Tiergarten Schönbrunn. At the zoothere is a restaurant where you can satisfy your hunger.
  • 4. In the evening you can go to the “Donau Insel” and enjoy the biggest open air festival inEurope. The Donauinsel Fest offers you many different artists on different stages.6th dayOn your last day in Vienna you’re going to visit the amusement park Wiener Prater. If you like to have real big fun, join all the attractions and when you are hungry, try some typically Austrian food eg. Stelze (knuckle of pork) at the Schweizerhaus Then you have time to chill out at the Donauinsel before the party starts in the evening. You can drink some cocktails in one of the cocktail bars or just hang out in the sun. If you like you can party all night long.7th dayIt is time to leave Vienna and go to Bratislava. After accomodation in the hostel, you canhave lunch in a typical slovak restaurant and try Garlic soup in homemade bread bowl, Porkchop wrapped in potato batter and Dumplings with poppy seed.In the afternoon you will visit the old town. Bratislava is a beautiful city, known as a "Rose onDanube". There are plenty of historical landmarks like Bratislava castle, Michael´s Gate,The Old Town Hall, Primaciálny Palace, St. Martin´s CathedralAfter the sightseeing tour you can enjoy Viva Musica!festival, which takes place over several days in early summeron Eurovea Square and Main Square. From the very firstedition, Viva Musica! offers the best from the classical, jazzand world music, in an attractive way for the big public –under an open sky in the historical centre of the capital city,and without the necessity of paying an entrance fee.8th dayAfter breakfast you will enjoy Cruise sightseeing boat tothe ruins of the Devin Castle, and to the confluence of theDanube and the Moravia river.
  • 5. The Devín Castle is one of the most significant archaeological localities in Slovakia. Thecastle, subject of numerous legends, offers one of the best views of the surroundings andAustria. After coming back to Bratislava, you can have a lunch in the Leberfinger Restaurant. This building was originally an inn that was visited even by Napoleon. You should try Roasted duck leg with braised red cabbage and three potato pancakes there. In the afternoon you can have a rest in Sad Janka Krala– Janko Kral Garden. The park is the oldest municipal park in Europe. At the outskirts of thispark, there is Aupark, the largest shopping and entertainment centre in Slovakia.Night belongs to entertainment. There are many clubs in the centre of the city.9th dayIn the morning, you will leave Bratislava by train and after 1,5 hour you arrive in Trenčin.Trenčín has rich history, many cultural and historic monuments and belongs to the mostbeautiful towns in Slovakia. Go to the camp site to take part at one of the most visitedmulticultural open-air event in Slovakia, Festival Pohoda. Main Festival program consists of music of many genres, bands representing rock, punk, folk, rockabily, world music, reggae, ska, pop, jazz, rave, and many genres of dance music, folklore but also classic music have performed at the Festival. Spend the whole day and night here and enjoy music and life.10th dayDeparture to Germany. Arrival in Stuttgart airport in the afternoon. You will stay in thetown Kirchheim. After accommodation in the hotel you will go to visit City Hall andMartins Church.In the evening you can go to one of the most famous discos The last kick and enjoy musicand dancing.
  • 6. 11th day After breakfast you will go to Stuttgart and visit the New Castle and Mercedes Benz Tower. Then you can have picknick in the Schlossgarten. It is 600 years old park with planetarium and a huge chess to play with. In the afternoon youcan go for a trip to the Old Castle. Since 1948,the Wuerttemberg State Museum has been located here.Come back to Stuttgart and visit Stuttgart Summer Festival.The white festival tents and the beautiful light decoration make a fairy-tale like atmosphere.Stuttgarts gastronomy will feed you with delicious specialties and fine drinks. The diverse music and entertainment program on three stages reaches from funny music cabaret through groovy party music to South American rhythms. Enjoy the festival at night and then take the train back to Kirchheim.12th dayAfter breakfast you will go to Nabern for playing some Minigolf. Take a bus and go on to Holzmaden to eat American food at Archie’s. In the evening you will go to Bissingon to the Seefest (Seafestival) and enjoy food and drinks.13th dayIt is time to leave Germany and take train to France. After accommodation in theCampground in Villegusien, try some French specialities in the camp restaurant.
  • 7. Take train to Langres and visit Place Diderot, RenaissanceHouse, the City Walls, The Cathedral. You can swim in the lakes or go shopping before going to disco Nuits Blanches.14th day After breakfast go to Chamont and visit the Viaduct, the Old town, the Keep and the St Jean-Baptiste Basilica built in 13th century. Have a snack in La Mie caline or L´Entracte. It is time to go to Le Chien a Plumes Music festival and experience various music styles till the late night.15th dayTake a train to The Netherlands. After accommodation in Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelparkhave a lunch there and take “Canal Tour”. ExperienceAmsterdam from the water and surprise yourself during a 1hour cruise along all highlights of the Amsterdam canals. You can go shopping to Albert Cuyp market, the biggest commercial market, or in several streets around Amsterdam or visit Anne Frank House or Madame Tusseauds. Night belongs to Dance party at Paradiso Amsterdam.
  • 8. 16th dayYou will take a train to Rotterdam and stay at the hostel StayOkay. Take a walk throughRotterdam and join Summer carnival Rotterdam. Summer carnival is the most colourful and tropical party of the Netherlands! Dont miss these awesome days of sun, warmth and cultural tradition in Rotterdam. All of the Dutch Cultures are involved in this big party. There is a big Parade threw Rotterdam, and of course there is a afterparty. You have free evening with Plenty of niceClubs, bars and Discos in The city of Rotterdam.( Hollywood Music Hall and others)17th dayTake a train to Madurodam. The miniatures and their stories come to life in the newMadurodam. There is more to see, to experience, and especially to do! Roll up your sleeves: you can now load the containers on a cargo ship in the port of Rotterdam, have a plane take off from Schiphol and operate the Oosterscheldekering storm surge barrier to prevent the village that lies behind from flooding. Do it yourself! You also experience together thestories behind many buildings in the Netherlands. During the process, you discover whatmakes the Netherlands so special and unique.And when you are done, you can let off steam in the new themed playground.In short, come and experience what makes a small country so big at the new Madurodam.Transport to Scheveningen and have a lunch at Jorplace Hostel. Walk to the beach andBoulevard. The boulevard beach in Scheveningen is best known by tourists and Dutch people. Famous tourist attractions are the Kurhaus Hotel, the Pier and the boulevard can be found here. The many restaurants and beach clubs make this beach very alive and well visited. You have a great opportunity to discover the fascinating and beautiful marine world in SEA LIFE Scheveningen. The worldof shrimps, starfish and crabs, stingrays and sharks. Discover
  • 9. the beautiful fish from one of the worlds largest rivers in Amazonia, where you will meet thedangerous piranhas.Have a dinner at Fishrestaurant Simonis and join the Beach Party.18th dayIt is time to leave The Netherlands and travel to Spain. You arrive in Malaga in the afternoon.After accommodation go to the beautiful beach of Malaga and relax. There are many takeaway restaurants. You can try Campero, a typical hot sandwichfrom Málaga, with lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, slices ofcheese and bacon or chicken or egg or roasted potatoes withmayonnaise and vegetable mix. Sold as a street vending inmobile ovens.If you like music and dancing Malaga has many places whereyou can enjoy it like Sala Moncloa, Innova Ligth, SalaRoma.19th dayAfter breakfast your sightseeing-tour begins.Your tour starts at Plaza de la Constitucion. It is known as “La Plaza” ( the square) but it has had many names . The Nazarenes called it : Plaza Mayor (Main Square). Catholic Kings called it “Las Cuatro Calles” ( Four streets). In a few minutes you will reach Malaga Cathedral. It is a magnificent temple and one of the most important jewellery of Andalucía. It wasbuilt between 1528 and 1782. The cathedral contains achorus that is the most important part of this place,wonderful work of the baroque carpentry and one of thegreatest works of Pedrode Mena.Go on to the Roman Theatre. It was built in the era of Augusto and used until the 3rdcentury. When the Arabs arrived in Málaga they used part of it to build the Alcazaba.If you are hungry, there are many places that serve pizzas, burgers and kebabs as well as Macdonald (Marina Square), Burger King (Alameda Principal) or Donerix (Alameda Principal. It is time to visit LA ALCAZABA. It was a defensive building constructed in the 11th century by Kind Badis of Granada. It is the most important Muslim military building
  • 10. conserved in Spain.If you want to taste the traditional fried fish (pescaíto frito) from Málaga and seafood, visitTaberna el piyayo, a typical restaurant in Málaga center.There are many musical events scheduled by different institutionsCycle Pop-Rock Music, Música en Diputación, Cyclo Terral, Caseta de la JuventudChoose what you like and enjoy it!!!20th day This day belongs Picasso. You will visit Malaga Picasso Museum. The Museo Picasso in Málaga is one of the six museums dedicated to Pablo Picasso in Spain. It is a building of the 16th century: the Buenavista Palace. The Museum has a permanent collection andtemporary exhibitions.Go on to Plaza de la Merced and visit Picasso´s familyhouse. You can enjoy Malaga´s cuisine….it is delicious, healthy and varied thanks to its geographical location. It combines seafood, countryside and mountain products which give it Mediterraneaningredients and flavors: olive oil – which is the base of the Mediterranean diet, vegetables,fruits, meat and especially fish..During all these days you can join the annual Malaga fair. It is aweek-long street party with plenty of flamenco and fino(sherry).Thefair commemorates the re-conquest of the city by Isabella andFerdinand in 1487 and lasts for ten full festive days. People go to thestreets, the women in flouncy flamenco dresses, to dance, drink and,generally, make merry. The traditional dance of Andalucia is calledSevillanas comprising four distinct dances with plenty of finger-clicking, foot-stomping and, above all, feeling. This is wheredancing in the street can be appreciated spontaneously en vidawhich is really the only way Spanish dancing should be performed.
  • 11. 21st dayYou are going to leave Spain and travel to Italy. Arrive at the Florence Airport and go to the hotel. Later you head off to Florence. Your walking tour starts with Piazza Santa Maria Novella, one of the main squares in the centre of Florence. The Church of Santa Maria Novella with its magnificent Gothic façade in green and white marble overlooks the square. Walking down Via Panzani and Via dei Cerretani you reach Piazza del Duomo, where we can admire threemarvelous buildings: the Baptistery, the Cathedral,dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore, Brunelleschi’sDome and Giotto’s Bell Tower. The Cathedral ofSanta Maria del Fiore is one of the most famousbuildings in the world. From Piazza del Duomo it is easy to reach the Academy Gallery, one of the most important museums in Florence. Inside this Gallery you can admire Michelangelo’s David, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture, and many works of art by Ghirlandaio, Perugino and Bronzino. We suggest you have dinner at Hard Rock Café in Piazza dellaRepubblica, famous for its legendary burgers and fajitas and its exciting music. You can alsobuy Hard Rock Café T-shirts and souvenirs in its shop.22nd dayAfter breakfast you are going to walk again. Visit Piazza della Signoria where you canadmire the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio, also known as Palazzo della Signoria. It containsfrescoes by Michelangelo and Donatello. In this square you can also admire the lovely Loggiadei Lanzi, a late Gothic structure, and beautiful sculpturessuch as a copy of Michelangelo’s David and the Fountainof Neptune.Your walking tour continues towards Ponte Vecchio, theoldest bridge in Florence. Here you can get a splendid viewof the River Arno. Nowadays the bridge is lined with expensive shops, goldsmiths, jewellers and silversmiths’ workshops. We recommend you have lunch at Cantinetta dei Verrazzano, a typical Tuscan restaurant located in Via dei Tavolini, a small street between Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. There you can taste a large selection of ham, “salumi” and cheese, together with
  • 12. tasty delicacies such as “panzanella”, “ribollita”, “zuppa di farro”, “focaccia”, freshly bakedbread, home-made biscuits and cakes, “cantuccini” with“Vin Santo” and Chianti wines.After lunch you leave Florence for Pisa a city famous for itsLeaning Tower all over the world. Our tour begins in Piazzadei Miracoli, the heart of the city, recognized as one of themain centres for Medieval art in the world. Four buildings:the Cathedral, the Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and theMonumental Cemetery form one of the most outstandingarchitectural complexes in Italy. The Leaning Tower, whichis the bell tower of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, is the symbol of Pisa and it is aunique building in the Romanesque style. It is 56 metres tall and dates back to the 12th and14th centuries. You can also visit the Monumental Cemetery, which contains Romanfunerary monuments and sarcophagi.Dinner will be in the nice restaurant Osteria Bernardo, whereyou can taste typical Tuscan dishes.After dinner we go to the famous disco La Bussola, where wecan dance, meet new friends and listen to music. It is one ofthe most famous discos for young people.23rd dayAfter breakfast, you head for Lucca, a charming city situated on the River Serchio and adestination for many tourists. Lucca is surrounded by about four kilometres of Walls and has four rings of walls, which are twelve meters high. Continuing your walking tour you arrive in Piazza del Duomo, where you can admire the Baptistery, a small 14th -century building with a Gothic dome. It contains a wonderful baptismal font. Leaving Piazza del Duomo youhead off to Piazza Napoleone, used for many events andpublic occasions.You can have lunch at Trattoria Da Leo, where you cantaste traditional soup such as “Zuppa al Farro”, “Zuppa allaFrantoiana”, pork ribs, fried chicken, Florentine steak withchips and a large selection of cakes and ice-cream.After lunch your tour continues with the Church of San Michele in Foro,built between the 11 th and 14 th centuries. It is one of the best examplesof Romanesque style and it is made of white limestone.Near the church we can visit Giacomo Puccini’s House, which containsGiacomo Puccini’s manuscripts and personal items. Giacomo Puccini, thegreat Italian musician and composer, was born and spent the early years ofhis life in this house.We have dinner in a typical “pizzeria”, called Antico Spillo, in the city
  • 13. centre, where you can taste a large variety of “pizza”, “focaccia” and cakes.After dinner you can enjoy Blink 182’s concert, which takes place in Piazza Napoleone, inthe heart of Lucca, from 9.30 p.m. onwards today. The Music Summer Festival has takenplace in Lucca since 1998. It attracts thousands of young people from all over Europe,because concerts and performances by famous national and international rock and pop starssuch as Laura Pausini, Blink 182, Elton John, Norah Jones, Duran Duran and Eric Clapton areheld here every summer. Thank you for your visit 