Stretched across Central and Eastern Europe, the vivid scenery of the Carpathian Mountains has inspired civilizations for centuries. Distinctive cultures, art and architecture, and immaculate gardens show a heritage influenced by the dramatic topography. Let your eyes dance across the fairy-tale skylines and medieval streets of Prague. Cherish Serbia’s Orthodox monasteries, beautifully built and decorated with frescoes. Find the perfect base for winter skiing or summer mountain sport adventures near Tatra National Park at Zakopane. Discover the stories of Slovakian villages in their beautifully preserved architecture and museums. Enrich the soul through the bewitching sights, sounds and tastes of Budapest. Reach beyond the borders in the Carpathian Mountains and investigate the chilling inspiration for the tale of Dracula.