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Red Bull Air Race in Europe, Summer 2017

Cartel Red Bull Race budapestThe eight Red Bull Air Race World Championship takes off for another action-packed season in Europe.  Budapest is once again the fourth stop on the 2017 calendar. An aeronautic spectacle during summertime which will take place on July 1st and 2nd in the Hungarian capital. A great combination of speed with acrobatics by Master Class Pilots!

The race starts under de the iconic Chain Bridge, split across the Danube letting spectators admiring at the same time the splendor of the two halves of the city Buda and Pest, the neogothic Parliament building, the Statue  Of Liberty, the Géllert Hill along with the Citadel.

1        Picture of Juan Velarde from Spain during the training for the fourth stage of the Red Bull             Air Race in Budapest, Hungary on July 15, 2016.

This sport event will continue in Porto, Portugal on 2-3 September and afterwards in Lausitz, Germany on 16-17 September, 2017

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Top 5 spas in Budapest for Wellness Programs lovers

Budapest is the perfect destination for wellness programs lovers. Take a look at this top 5 thermal baths experiences and immerse yourself in a world of relaxation.

Rudas Bath

This therapy spa, with more than 500 years of history was built in the Turkish period and consists of a central octagonal pool crowned with a large dome, surrounded by other pools of hot and cold water. Since 2014 it has a renewed wellness section and sauna area. Keep in mind that Tuesday is ladies day whilst on weekends both genders are allowed and the remaining days are reserved for men, following the tradition of Turkish baths.

Rudas Baths       Spa Rudas Bath

Széchenyi Bath

The building in which this thermal bath takes place has a great historical and cultural heritage. It is one of the largest thermal bath complexes of Europe, with 21 pools, saunas, gymnastics and aquafitness services. Its water is supplied by two thermal springs and is absolutely a must-do in Budapest, not only as a wellness & health therapy, but also as a cultural visit!

Széchenyi Baths        Széchenyi Thermal Bath

Veli Bej Bath

This wonderful spa is situated next to Margaret Island and is highly recommended for its small capacity and friendly prices. Although it was built in the Ottoman, it was renovated in 2012 with modern fixtures. It is composed of a main Turkish bath, a steam room, leisure showers, jacuzzis at different temperatures. You can also find some good restaurants, coffee and food bars around the area.

Császár-Komjádi Swimming Pool

Mandala Day Spa

If you want to escape from the bustling of city, this spa is the perfect choice to chill out! This luxury spa offers: massages, body wraps and scrubs, bath rituals, couple treatments and a wide variety of beauty services. It was inaugurated in 2003 and it is located in the heart of Budapest. Pamper yourself and enjoy this unique experience!

Mandala Day Spà

Gellert Bath

This is the most well-known thermal bath in Budapest, where several television commercials and Hollywood films have been shot. The spa belongs to the recognized Danubius Hotel Gellert. It has a beautiful main pool surrounded by columns and nine more therapeutic pools including one for children. The spa architecture is stunning and it is also famous for its Art Nouveau style. Gellert Spa is famous for its lovely warm spring water pools, its architecture, its landscape, and also for its spa treatments, and massage therapies at reasonable prices.

Gellert Baths

If you are looking for a relaxing and wellness experience, Budapest, also known as the “City of Baths”, is the place to be.

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Easter traditions in Europe!

Easter is around the corner! and every country has its own way to celebrate it. Find some of the most popular and unusual traditions among our european destinations and do not miss anything during your Easter themed tour in Europe! 

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European best Christmas markets

Christmas is approaching and with it the christmas markets in Europe begin to open their doors. Large or small, each market brings with it the culture and gastronomy of each region accompanied with a unique atmosphere, music and outstanding attractions. We have made a selection of the European best Christmas markets and their open dates in order yo do not miss anything in your next Premium Incoming’s  experience through our Europe destinations.

1. Innsbruck, Austria
November 15th 2017 – January 6th 2018


In Innbrusk five Christmas markets are held (Insbrucker Christkindlmart):

15Nov – 23Dec, 2017: In the old town of Innsbruck “Christkindlmarkt in der Insbrucker Altstadt“.
25Nov 2017 – 6Jan, 2018: In Maria-Theresien-Strasse street “Weihnachtsmarkt in der Maria-  Theresien-Straße”.
15Nov – 23Dec, 2017: On the market square “Christkindlmarkt am Marktplatz”.
25Nov – 23Dec, 2017: Panoramic Christmas market “Panorama Christkindlmarkt Hungerburg”.
27Nov – 23Dec, 2017: Wilterner Platzl Christmas market “Wiltener Weihnachtszauber”.
24Nov – 23Dec, 2017: Hans -Brenner-Platz in St. Nikolaus “Christkindlmarkt St. Nikolaus”.

Between all of them, the most representative one is in the Altsdadt, the traditional Christmas market in the heart of Innsbruck. The most outstanding aspects are: “The fairytale route” and “The advent calendar”. You will find also, stalls piled high with gingerbread, wooden toys and delicate ornaments made of handblown glass.  Its opening hours are: every day from 11:00 – 20:00/21:00.

2. Hamburg, Germany                                                                                              November 27th 2017 – December 23rd 2017

Hamburg is home of seven different Christmas markets (Weinhnachtsmarkt in Hamburg), the most important is the historic Christmas market “Weinhnachtsmark auf dem Rathausmarkt”, held in the town hall square. It has a large number of stalls with Christmas products and many attractions and games for children. Opening from 27 Nov to 23 Dec from 11:00 – 21:00

Very close to this is the Jungfernstieg market on the famous avenue under the same name, located on the banks of the Alster River. This Christmas market  focuses on posh food and fancy gifts. You will find from leather shoes for the winter to baked apples.Those looking to avoid the crowd choose the smaller Fleetinsel market by the water, where fairy lights twinkle on antique sailing boats giving it a very romantic atmosphere.

3. Budapest, Hungary
November 10th 2017 – January 1st 2018

Vorosmarty and St Stephen’s Square

Christmas Market of the Basilica of Saint Stephen “Adventi Ünnep to Bazilikánál“. This Christmas market, one of the most beautiful in Budapest, takes place in the square of San Esteban “Szent István tér” in front of the basilica of the same name. In the center of the market there is a large Christmas tree, and a large skating rink. Every night the basilica is illuminated with colourful lights, and vendors of special Christmas gifts are setting up their stands in the heart of the city. Among the piles of sweet Hungarian pastries are crocheted items, traditional fur hats and gloves, pressed-flower jewellery, “good-luck” garden pixies and handmade chocolates and honey cakes.

The attraction of this year is the 3D projection in the basilica that can be seen from all corners of the square with 3D glasses. “The Advent Fair at the Basilica” is considered one of the must-see Christmas events in Europe. Opening from Nov 24 to Jan 1st.

Another two interesting Christmas markets are:

Christmas Market in Vörösmarty Square “Budapesti Adventi-és Kárácsonyi Vásáron”. It stands out for the presence of more than a hundred wooden stands with great gastronomy: fresh hungarian bread (lángos), grilled sausage (kolbász), grilled meats (pecsenye), Christmas cakes with poppy seeds, nuts and raisins (bejgli), chocolates filled with marzipan, fruit jelly or vanilla cream to hang on the tree (szalon cukor), strudel hungarian (retes) .. among others. Opening on Nov 10-Dec 31.

Christmas Market in the City Hall Park of New Pest (Újpest) “Advent Budapesten – Téli Fesztivál to Városháza Parkban” formed by craftsmen and gastronomy banks of high quality Hungarian products. Opening on Nov 17-Dec 27.

4. Prague, Czech Republic
December 2nd 2017 – January 6th 2018

The largest Christmas market in Prague’s Old Town Square, “Vánoční trhy Staroměstské náměstí“, it has a stage-set nativity scene, a huge tree and daily performances by folk bands and choirs. Eat klobasa (Polish sausage) or trdelnik, a hot, sugar-coated pastry or catch an evening concert in one of the churches of the city, such as St Salvator, St Clement’s Cathedral or St George’s Basilica.

From Premium Incoming DMC we encourage you to experience this themed trip with us and get to know more closely European culture and gastronomy during Christmas festivities.

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Visit our destinations on board of a Trabant car

The Trabant is a low cost car produced by the manufacturer VEB Sachsenring Automobilwerke Zwickau, Saxony. It was once the most common vehicle in East Germany, and was also exported to other countries outside the Eastern bloc. Currently, they are used to visit and learn in a fun way some of our destinations like Prague, Budapest and Berlin where a career in Trabant T2 takes you to explore in detail each city on board of these legendary cars. This a great idea for your next leisure or incentive trip.

Visit our destinations on a Trabant

Visit our destinations on a Trabant

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European night of the Museums

During May and June 2016 many museums all across Europe will open their doors to the public to share free temporal and permanent exhibitions as well as special programs and activities for all ages. The European Museums Night is a great opportunity to discover the cultural heritage of the old continent and raise awareness of our cultural value. Here are some the programs of the he European Museums Night that will take place this year per each of some of our destinations:

SPAINThyseenThyssen-Bornemisza Museum

On May 18th, 2016, the art galleries and museum spaces of Spain will open their doors until 1:00 am with special programs. Here a few to mention:

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum:

  • Exhibition “Realistas de Madrid” from Antonio López until May 22th
  • Exhibition “Andrew y Jamie en el estudio”, de Andrew Wyeth until June 19th
  • Exhibition “The Secret Sits (Wyeth Wonderland)” de Joséphine Douet until June 19th

National Museum Art Center Reina Sofía:

  • Exhibition de Wilfredo Lam, until August 15th
  • Exhtibition “Cuestiones de percepción”, de Rémy Zaugg, until August 28th
  • Exhibition “Querido Lector. No lea”, de Ulises Carrión, until October 10th

IVAM (Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno)

  • “El Museo Produce”, until May 20th; as well as the exhibitions “Harun Farocki and “Entre el mito y el espanto. El Mediterráneo como conflicto”, until July 3rd.

Besides the free entrance and guided tours, visitors will be able to appreciate works that are not usually exhibited and access to rooms that are often remain closed, attend conferences and seminars, enjoy concerts and theater performances, film screenings, workshops, contests and games for children, among others.


patrimoine-19Musée d’Aquitanie, Burdeos

Musée d’Orsay:

  • Exhibition “Le Douanier Rousseau. L’innocence Archaïque” until July 17th

Musée des Arts Décoratifs:

  • Exhibition “Barbie” until September 18th

Musée Jacquemart  André:

  • Exhibition “Normandie, L’atelier en plein air: Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Boudin, Gauguin”, until July 25th

Musée d’Aquitaine, where visitors can find different activities, though children as adults.

Musée des Arts Décoratifs:

  • Exhibition “Another story! 50 years of creation at L’École des Loisirs” until May 22nd
  • Exhibition “De la caricature à l’affiche 1850-1918” until September 4th
  • Exhibition “Faire le mur. Quatre siècles de papiers peints, until June 12th
  • Exhibition “Tissus inspirés”, de Pierre Frey until June 12th


Hungarian National GalleyHungarian National Galley

This event is especially important in the Hungarian capital, where on June 25th, 2016 the museums open at night for visitors. This year the main theme of the event is “Living Tansylvania” we highlight the following museums:

National Gallery:

  • Exhibition “Destinity and Symbol: Hungarian Art in Transylvania 1920-1990”, where visitors can also taste Transylvanian delights at the nearby shop.

Museum of Hungarian Ethnography:

  • Exhibition “From the Székely gate to the Last Towel” collection of Bábor Szinte.

Also 50 more museums (as the House of Terror Museum and the Hospital in the Rock Museum), exhibition rooms and other locations welcome visitors with art, literary, folkloric and gastronomic programs related to Transylvania.

The night of museums in the Czech capital begins on June 11th  2016, day when museums, galleries and other cultural institutions will be open to visitors from approx. 19:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. As every year the event is complemented by traditional exhibitions and cultural monuments, as well as special programs for children. The most important of all is that means of transport and entrance to all buildings is free.National Museum of PragueNational Museum of Prague

National Gallery:

  • Exhibition “The Slav Epic, de Alfons Mucha until December 31th.
  • Exhibition “Sekal Studio” until December 31th.
  • Exhibition “220th anniversary of the National Gallery in Prague: generosity. The art of giving” until July 3th.

In Germany though most of the events will takes place officially on Sunday May 22th this year, some dates may vary depending on the city.

In Nuremberg the starting date will be on May 7th with the event “Blaue Nacht”- “Blue Night”. In Munich will be on October 15th with the event “Lange Nacht der Museen”, that means the “Long Night of the Museums” and in Berlin will be on August 27th.Premium Incoming recommends the following exhibitions;

Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse:

  • Exhibition “Führung durch das Memorium Nürberger Prozesse”, only on May 7th

Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände:

  • Exhibition “Schule mi Nationalsozialismus”, until August 28th

In addition, about 40 museums and cultural institutions will open their doors during  September 3rd  in the city of Kassel, for which more than 300 individual events will take place among exhibtions, lectures, excursions and activities for children.

In Italy to have access to all exhibitions it is necessary a registration fee of 1€ that can be paid online. The majority of museums will open their doors at night about 19:00 p.m until 00:00.

Galleria degli Uffizi, FlorenceGalleria degli Uffizi, Florence

Musei Capitolini:

  • Exhibition “Campidoglio. Mito, memoria, archeologia” until June 19th

Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia
Anfiteatro Flavio – Colosseo
Museo Nazionale Romano alle Terme di Diocleziano

Galleria degli Uffizi
Museo di San Marco

The event takes place twice a year. The first is in spring, from May 11th to 14th and during the four nights visitors can enjoy performances, concerts and visits to the most important museums in the country.  The second is during the fall from October 27th to 29th.National Galley, LondonNational Galley, London

We highlight the following exhibitions:

Victoria & Albert Museum:

  • Exhibition “Botticelli Reimagined”, until July 3rd
  • Exhibition “Paul Strand: photography and film for the 20th century” until July 3rd
  • Exhibition “Curtain Up”, until August 31st

British Museum:

  • Exhibition “Life and sole: footwear form the Islamic world” until May 15th
  • Exhibition “Hoards: the hidden history of ancient Britain” until May 22nd
  • Exhibition “Sicily: culture and conquest” until August 14th

National Gallery:

  • Exhibition “Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art” until May 22nd
  • Exhibition “Dutch Flowers” until August 29th
  • Exhibition “George Shaw: My Back to Nature until October 30th

At Premium Incoming we can advise you about the most interesting exhibition and help to plan a fascinating cultural trip throughout some of the most important museums in Europe.