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Excursion in the Bukowina

Sept. 16 - Oct. 1, 1996

The Bukovina Society of the Americas has arranged for a bus trip from Germany to Bukovina, in the fall of 1996. The following itinerary is being posted on the World-Wide Web from information faxed by the trip organizer. Some seats are still available - anyone interested should write to the Bukovina Society of the Americas, Box 1083, Hays, KS 67601-1083, or e-mail Oren Windholz, windholz@bukovinasociety.org.

Posted May 20, 1996. Revised May 22, 1996.

Study trip with illustrations and lectures on history during the tour, guides at all sights, care of the group by experienced experts of East Europe.

The bus will display on the windshield the sign Bukowina.

Organizer

Reisendienst Fiedler
86473 Ziemetshausen
Germany

Tel. 08264 - 343
Fax 08264 -1877

Overnight accommodations

Augsburg Hotel Ibis
Klosterneuburg Hotel Buschenreiter
Budapest Hotel Volga
Debrecen Hotel Aranybika
Czernowitz Hotel Tscheremosch
Suczawa Hotel Arcasul
Neusiedl Hotel Wende
Munich Hotel Metropol

Services

Tour bus with WC (rest room), overnight accommodations, breakfast, midday and evening meals, visa, admissions, travel guide.

Trip Cost

2,780 DM = 1,985 US-$
Additional cost for single occupancy room: 500 DM = 360 US-$

[ Note: the above price is exclusive of airfare. For those interested, a group flight on Lufthansa Airlines has also been arranged. The flight will Depart O'Hare Airport in Chicago on Sept. 15 at 5:10 p.m. to arrive at Munich FJ Strauss Airport Sept. 16, 8:45 a.m. A bus will pick up the tour group and will also bring them back to the airport for the return flight on Oct. 1 at 11:15 a.m. to arrive in Chicago at 1:55 p.m. ]

Cancellation Charges

Cancellation after August 15, 1996 = a charge of 650 US-$ per person (in case of illness, the charge is 130 US-$).

Travel Papers

Passport and Visa

September 16, 1996 -- Monday

In the morning pick up with bus at airport Munich, transfer to Augsburg. Check-in at Ibis hotel with lunch, in the afternoon visit to Bukowina-Institut. Dinner and overnight accommodations in Ibis hotel.

September 17, 1996 -- Tuesday

At 7:30 A.M. breakfast in Ibis hotel, guided city tour (with lunch) through Augsburg. Dinner and overnight accommodations in Ibis hotel.

September 18, 1996 -- Wednesday

At 6:30 A.M. breakfast, at 7:15 A.M. load luggage.

Augsburg, Ibis hotel 0 km 7:30 A.M.
Sattledt, lunch in hotel Haugeneder 315 km 12:00 P.M.
through the Wachau 1:30 P.M.
to Klosterneuburg 520 km 5:30 P.M.

Dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Buschenreiter. Sightseeing-tour by night through Vienna and visit to a "new wine - saloon" 7:30 P.M. - 12:00 P.M.

September 19, 1996 -- Thursday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:30 A.M. breakfast.

Departure to Vienna 0 km 8:30 A.M.
In the morning guided city tour
through Vienna (with lunch)
Tour continues to Nickelsdorf 3:00 P.M.
and further to Budapest 270 km 7:00 P.M.

Dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Volga.

September 20, 1996 -- Friday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:30 A.M. breakfast.

In the morning sightseeing-tour
through Budapest and lunch
8:30 A.M.
Tour continues from Budapast 0 km 3:00 P.M.
through Solnok to Debrecen 230 km 7:00 P.M.

Dinner and overnight accommodations in health-resort hotel Aranybika.

September 21, 1996 -- Saturday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:30 A.M. breakfast.

Tour from Debrecen 0 km 8:30 A.M.
through Cop - Rachov -
Kolomyja (lunch in bus) to
Czernowitz (Chernivtsi) 500 km 7:00 P.M.
Dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Tscheresmosch.

September 22, 1996 -- Sunday

At 7:30 A.M. breakfast in hotel Tscheremosch, at 8:30 A.M. visit to a divine service, sightseeing-tour and city stroll (with lunch) in Czernowitz, return to hotel Tscheremosch at 5:00 P.M., dinner, in the evening concert in city theatre or in the Armenish church, dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Tscheremosch.

September 23, 1996 -- Monday

At 7:30 A.M. breakfast in hotel Tscheremosch, all-day excursion to the home villages of the emigrants and to the Carpathian Mountains (with visit to the Huzuls), return to hotel Tscheremosch at 6:00 P.M., dinner at 7:00 P.M., last overnight accommodations in hotel Tscheremosch.

September 24, 1996 -- Tuesday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:10 A.M. breakfast.

Tour from Czernowitz through 0 km 8: 30 A.M.
Seret to Suczawa (Suceava) 85 km 11:30 A.M.
Check-in and lunch at hotel Arcasul. In the afternoon guided city tour and city stroll in Suczawa, in the evening "folklore" dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Arcasul.

September 25, 1996 -- Wednesday

At 7:30 A.M. breakfast in hotel Arcasul, tour to the world-famous monasteries of the Bukowina. In the morning visit to monasteries Woronetz, Moldowitza and Suczewitza (with lunch). In the afternoon stay at pottery Marginea (shopping opportunity) and at Catholic church in Radautz. At 7:00 P.M. return to Suczawa, dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Arcasul.

September 26, 1996 -- Thursday

At 7:30 A.M. breakfast in hotel Arcasul, during the day opportunity to visit the town villages of the emigrants in small groups or individually. At 7:00 P.M. return to Suczawa, dinner and further overnight accommodations in hotel Arcasul.

September 27, 1996 -- Friday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:30 A.M. breakfast, at 8:15 A.M. tour through Dorna-Vatra and across Tihuta- and Borgo-pass to Bistritz (Siebenbürgen). Lunch in castle-hotel "Dracula", tour continues through Klausenburg (Cluj-Napoca) and Großwardein (Oradea) to Debrecen/Hungary. At 9:00 P.M. dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Aranybika.

September 28, 1996 -- Saturday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:30 A.M. breakfast. In the morning guided tour through spa Debrecen.

Departure from Debrecen 0 km 10:00 A.M.
Tour through Tiszafüred (Puszta)
to Gödöllö (lunch)
200 km 1:00 P.M.
Tour continues through Vac
(ferry over Danube) to
2:30 P.M.
Neusiedl at the sea 450 km 8:00 P.M.
Dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Wende.

September 29, 1996 -- Sunday

At 7:15 A.M. load luggage, at 7:30 A.M. breakfast.

Departure from Neusiedl 0 km 8:30 A.M.
Visit to monastery Melk and 140 km 10:30 A.M.
dinner in hotel Wachauer Hof 1:30 P.M.
Departure to Munich 450 km 6:30 P.M.
Dinner and overnight accommodations in hotel Metropol (at main station).

September 30, 1996 -- Monday

At 7:30 A.M. breakfast in hotel Metropol, in the morning sightseeing-tour in Munich (with lunch), in the afternoon shopping opportunities, in the evening attend an "Octoberfest", further overnight accommodations in hotel Metropol.

October 1, 1996 -- Tuesday

In the morning breakfast in hotel Metropol, load luggage, transfer to airport Munich, return flight to United States of America.

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