2020 World Anesthesiology Congress and Know Four Royal Capitals Tour
Join us for a customizable tour held in conjunction with the 2020 World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. Tour of the capitals of four central European Countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary & Austria, and the areas around them. Highlights of Prague include the Prague Castle, Jewish Quarter and Wenclas Square. While in Bratislava, experience the historic city centre and formidable castle. Budapest’s many attractions include the Citadel, Royal Palace, Hero’s Square, and the Opera House. Finally, tour Vienna and discover the Vienna State Opera House, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Hofburg Imperial Palace, and the Vienna Woods.
COUNTRIES: Prague, Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna
HISTORICAL SITES: Prague Castle, Jewish Quarter, Wenclas Square, Budapest Royal Palace, Hero’s Square, Budapest Opera House, Vienna State Opera House, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna Woods
DURATION: 13 days
Depart on Air Canada for Prague.
Arrival & Registration
Arrive in Prague. Transfer to the hotel via the Congress venue for registration.
Physicians may attend the Congress. Tour historic Prague by coach and on foot from the Castle over the Charles Bridge to the Old Town and Wenceslas Square. Later, tour Jewish Town with its unique cemetery.
Physicians may attend the Congress. An optional tour to the concentration camp, Terezin, will be available.
Physicians may attend the Congress. Other are free to explore Prague.
Drive to medieval Kutná Hora, a UNESCO WORLD Heritage site. Arrive in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Drive on to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
Tour Bratislava, once a royal capital, on foot. See the Castle from outside. Visit the Town Hall and the Cathedral.
Travel to Budapest via Esztergom whose Basilica is the third largest church in Europe. Visit the Visegrad Fortress. Have a walking tour in Szentendre.
Enjoy a full day Budapest city tour. On the hilly Buda side, view the city from the Fisherman’s Bastion and the Citadel. In Pest, highlights are Heros’ Square, the grand St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the largest synagogue in Europe, and the stunning Parliament Buildings.
Enjoy a free day to follow your interests in Budapest. You may walk the Pedestrian Mall from the Opera House to the market.
Travel to Vienna via Sopron and Eisenstadt, seat of the Esterhazy family where Haydn worked for 40 years. Later, arrive at your hotel in Vienna’s famous Old Town in the Ring.
Enjoy a walking tour of Vienna’s historic centre including the Hofburg Quarter, the Staatsoper, a Mozart residence/museum, and Stephansplatz.
This is a free day with optional excursions available to Schonbrunn Palace, the Vienna Woods, and Grinzing, a wine lover’s delight.
Enjoy a free day to pursue your interests in Vienna.
Depart Vienna for Canada.