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Best Museums in Vienna to Include in Your Tour to Europe

Posted by Gil Travel on November 15, 2018

As all travelers know, exploring Vienna’s museums during a tour to Eastern Europe is a must. But with so many top museums here, it’s impossible to visit them all. There are prehistoric creatures to see, and brilliant architecture, as well as amazing art. Many places, from the Leopold Museum to the House of Music, keep their doors open until late in the evening, so it’s more convenient for the visitors. Here are a few superb museums you ought to include in your itinerary.

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8 Top-Rated Attractions Every Trip to Berlin Should Include

Posted by Gil Travel on October 19, 2018

Berlin is so many amazing things at once: the capital of Germany, its largest city, a major political, cultural, scientific, and shopping hub, and one of the most memorable stops on escorted tours to Eastern Europe. It’s home to hundreds of galleries and museums, to the Berlin Opera and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, to superb architecture, dream-like parks, larger-than-life monuments, vibrant nightlife, etc. Choosing sites to visit during the short stay is difficult, so we offer a list of eight attractions every trip to Berlin should include.

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Historical Places to Visit in Josefov (Jewish Quarter) in Prague

Posted by Gil Travel on July 26, 2018

While on one of the escorted tours to Eastern Europe, consider visiting Josefov. It occupies an extremely relevant place in the history of the Czech Republic. Located between Prague’s Old Town Square and the Vltava River, the history of this Jewish Quarter starts with the 13th-century order for Jewish people to settle in one region. Besides Jewish people from Prague, those banished from Moravia, Germany, Austria, and Spain settled here too over time. Huge parts of Josefov, aka the Prague Jewish Ghetto, were destroyed and remodelled over the centuries, but the most significant structures survived. Today they form the Jewish Museum in Prague, the best preserved complex of historical Jewish monuments in Europe.

Here are some of the places you ought to visit in Josefov.

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Historic Sites and Landmarks in Warsaw Often Overlooked by Tourists

Posted by Gil Travel on July 16, 2018

Warsaw is a popular city to travel to, for many excellent reasons. Its long history and fascinating culture welcome all who wish to learn more about it, not to mention the delicious traditional cuisine. Also, it is getting increasingly easier for tourists from all across the world to travel to this metropolis full of hidden treasures to explore. But there are still quite a few fantastic, and historically significant places that are famous among locals, yet often overlooked by this city’s overseas visitors. Let’s learn more about some relevant places you can visit while on a tour to Eastern Europe.

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At Last, Original Tips For Visiting Berlin

Posted by Gil Travel on July 9, 2018

Berlin is one of Europe’s most popular cities. Whether you are after exciting nightlife, rich history, or thriving arts scene, Berlin has it all. Still, before you travel to Germany’s capital during your next tour to Eastern Europe, it is good to pay attention to some pearls of wisdom shared by both locals and travellers in order to have the best experience you deserve.

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The Romantic Side of Prague

Posted by Gil Travel on July 5, 2018

Prague is one of the most romantic cities in Europe, and you shouldn’t miss it while on a tour to Eastern Europe. You can go alone, with a partner, with family, or with friends; you can go there to enjoy the traditional food, long history, Prague’s museums and art, its splendid nature, or memorial sites, and this city will leave you in awe every time. Let’s look at some of the most interesting, beautiful, and historically significant structures and places that give Prague that romantic vibe.

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Eastern European Castles Worth Visiting

Posted by Gil Travel on June 7, 2018

With many of its countries joining the EU, and budget airlines being on the rise, visiting Eastern Europe is now easier than ever. In addition, a number of fantastic tours to Eastern Europe are available nowadays. A major highlight of one such tour is castles! Some stand proudly in the city centers, others rest in the countryside. Some became ruins, and others museums, or are still privately owned. Still, these castles are at the center of their countries’ histories.

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Things to know before a trip to Russia

Posted by Gil Travel on May 10, 2018

Russia is a place of a long and splendid history and culture, of renowned art, welcoming people, nightlife, magnificent animals, celebrated architecture, and of nature, and not at all what popular stereotypes make it to be. It wonderfully incorporates contemporary Western imports into its Slavic culture, while preserving Russian tradition and uniqueness. Being such a popular destination, it is included in many excellent Eastern Europe tours.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Budapest

Posted by Gil Travel on May 1, 2018

With its long history and culture, and stunning skyline, the Hungarian capital is an ideal travel destination. There is something for everybody. Besides the famous cultural and natural landmarks, there are numerous festivals to enjoy, not to mention countless restaurants and bars greatly appreciated by tourists. Already an affordable city, many of its sites are totally free! A breathtaking place, Budapest is nowadays included in many tours to Eastern Europe.

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The Places Where a Tour Guide can Greatly Enhance Your Experience

Posted by Gil Travel on April 17, 2018

When thinking about a holiday, many people plan their trip on their own, using websites, recommendations and travel books to choose their next site. Others turn to an escorted tour company and join their tours. The reasons why many people would rather choose travel agencies and tour guides is to have an expert recommend where to go, what travel route to do and more. Oftentimes, the destinations have so many options that the information online or in travel books can be overwhelming. Another strong benefit is the fact that these tours are planned and executed flawlessly, with practically no effort from the tourist’s side.

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