Raves about the East
|Everything's coming up roses for tour members on our Eastern Europe itineraries.|
Rick Steves' five Eastern Europe itineraries roll out a rich variety of 'wow' moments. From the opulent palaces of St. Petersburg to the sunny harbors of the Adriatic, here are just a few raves from travelers' post-tour surveys...
"My 'wow' moment was entering Russia and realizing that St. Petersburg was much more European than I imagined. Seeing the Hermitage for the first time was a moment I will never forget!"
— Kate in Chattanooga, TN — St. Petersburg, Tallinn & Helsinki in 9 Days
"Plitvice Lakes National Park is the most inspirational place I have ever been. I expected a choir to be singing 'hallelujah' at any moment. That was the only rainy day we had but nothing could dampen the walk along the falls and lakes. Wonderful!"
— Richard in Amity, OR — Best of the Adriatic in 14 Days
"We went on an evening walk along the streets of Prague, retracing the events of the Velvet Revolution. Honza told us the historical background and described the events of the student protests. Hearing it from someone who had been there made history come alive....better than any book I could have read!"
— Carla in Evanston, IL — Best of Prague in 7 Days
"My 'wow' moments occurred while visiting a small town elementary school in the Hungarian country side, visiting classrooms, talking with some children who were students of English, and lunching in the school cafeteria. As a retired school teacher this was thrilling and poignant."
— John in Scituate, MA — Eastern Europe in 17 Days
"My 'wow' moment was walking under the Brandenburg Gate across the two rows of cobblestones that marked the location of the Berlin Wall. These social and historic events occurred in my lifetime, they are real not pages from an old text book. And I was standing right there...WOW!"
— Michelle in San Bruno, CA — Best of Berlin, Prague & Vienna in 12 Days