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Polish Delight

16 days
15 nights

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PER PERSON :

$ 2,825.00 (double occupancy)
$ 3,335.00 (single occupancy)

 

Dates:

May 15, 2020 - May 30, 2020 
Jun 19, 2020 - Jul 04, 2020 
Aug 28, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020 
Sep 11, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020 
Sep 18, 2020 - Oct 03, 2020 

Hotels:

Warsaw- Polonia Palace ☆☆☆☆  
Giżycko - St. Bruno Castle Hotel ☆☆☆☆
Gdańsk - Hanza Hotel ☆☆☆☆
Toruń - 1231 Hotel ☆☆☆☆ or similar
Wrocław - Art Hotel ☆☆☆☆ or similar 
Zakopane - Aquarion ☆☆☆☆ or similar
Kraków - Golden Tulip Kraków City Center ☆☆☆☆ or similar

Included:

  • Passionate English-speaking tour leader 
  • Transportation with an air-conditioned minibus 
  • Experienced driver
  • Accommodation in centrally located, excellent 4* hotels 
  • Licensed city guides Licensed city guides in Warsaw, Wolf’s Lair, Święta Lipka, Gdańsk, Malbork Castle, Toruń, Wrocław, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Zakopane, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Częstochowa  
  • Breakfasts every day
  • 9 dinners, mostly in Polish restaurants
  • Chopin concert
  • Highlander show in Zakopane 
  • Traditional Jewish music concert in Kraków
  • Entrance tickets
  • Tour guide system

Highlights & Experience:

Extra small groups (up to 18 participants) 
More free time and leisure!
Private Chopin concert in Warsaw
Sightseeing of the mysterious Hitler’s headquarters
Amazing organ concert at the Sanctuary in Święta Lipka
Olsztyn - the cradle of the heliocentric theory
Cruise along the Elbląg Canal
Pierogi-making lesson in Kraków
Folklore show in Zakopane

Itinerary:

Day 1  : WARSAW

Once you arrive in Warsaw, our driver will greet you and take you from the airport to your hotel. During the welcome dinner in the evening you will meet your group and the tour leader.
Overnight in Warsaw, Polonia Palace ☆☆☆☆ (D)

Day 2  : WARSAW

The city that rose like a phoenix from the ashes after World War II, Warsaw, is where our journey begins. See the Old Town, which was rebuilt from rubble after the war, the Royal Route that connects royal residences, and the Royal Baths Park – the biggest green area in Warsaw, full of historic buildings that date back to the times of the last Polish king. In the evening, listen to a Chopin concert and have dinner at one of Warsaw’s restaurants.
Overnight in Warsaw, Polonia Palace ☆☆☆☆ (B,D)

Day 3  : WARSAW–OLSZTYN–MASURIA

We are leaving Warsaw and heading north to reach the Land of 1000 lakes. We have planned a stop in Olsztyn, a town that has been settled in the 14th century, where you are going to visit a castle. The famous Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, used to work there and it is where he made his historic discovery: he came up with the heliocentric theory! We are going to reach Giżycko in the afternoon. The following two nights are going to be an amazing experience of sleeping at a hotel inside a real castle!  
Overnight in Giżycko, St. Bruno Castle Hotel ☆☆☆☆ (B, D)

Day 4  : WOLF’S LAIR & ŚWIĘTA LIPKA

Our sightseeing begins with Wolf’s Lair, Hitler’s military headquarters. The complex, which is located in one of the woods of Masuria, used to function like a little city during the war. It had everything: from enormous bunkers, an airport and a powerplant, to a steam bath and a teahouse. This is the place where the famous assasination attempt on Hitler took place. The next point on our agenda is the Święta Lipka Sanctuary, a beautiful baroque temple. We are going to listen to a pipe organ concert.
Overnight in Giżycko, St. Bruno Castle Hotel ☆☆☆☆ (B)

Day 5  : ELBLĄG CANAL & GDAŃSK

On our way to Gdańsk we are going to take part in an unusual cruise along the Elbląg Canal. Thanks to the difference in water levels there are places where you can’t help but get the impression that you are sailing through the grass! The cruise is also a great opportunity to admire the beauty of local nature. Arrival in Gdańsk is scheduled for the afternoon. You can spend your free time in the evening at a restaurant or walking along the lovely streets of the Old Town. 
Overnight in Gdańsk, Hanza Hotel ☆☆☆☆(B)

Day 6  : SOPOT & GDAŃSK

For a good start of the day we are going to go to Sopot, a famous Polish seaside resort. We are going to have a walk along the longest wooden pier in Europe and feel the atmosphere of real Polish vacations! The next stop will be the Old Town in Gdańsk. Gdańsk is famous for its hanzeatic-style architecture, seaside atmosphere and first of all its contemporary history. This is where the Solidarity movement was born and where Lech Wałęsa still lives. Once the sightseeing has finished, you can either enjoy your free time or join an optional trip to the European Solidarity Center or the Museum of the Second World War.
Overnight in Gdańsk, Hanza Hotel ☆☆☆☆(B, D)

Day 7  : MALBORK CASTLE & LEISURE

We are going to visit the biggest gothic fortress in Europe – the Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork. You will be impressed by how monumental this medieval fortress is, it is hard to believe that it was built 600 years ago! A local guide is going to lead us through the chambers where the teutonic knights used to live. Free time and lunch are scheduled once the sightseeing is over. Journey back to Gdańsk in the afternoon, free time in the evening.
Overnight in Gdańsk, Hanza Hotel ☆☆☆☆ (B)

Day 8  : TORUŃ

Toruń is the place of birth of the most famous Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus. During a short sightseeing tour of the city we are going to see the gothic Old Town along with the medieval City Hall and the planetarium, which is located in a tenement house where Copernicus was born. A visit to Toruń is always related to tasting the famous gingerbread, we shall not forget about that! You can dedicate your free time to viewing the skyline of the city from the other side of the river or walking along the charming streets of the Old Town. 
Overnight inToruń, 1231 Hotel ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B)

Day 9  : POZNAŃ & WROCŁAW

Poznań is one of the oldest and biggest cities in Poland and it has an absolutely magical Old Town. In the heart of the colorful market square there is a beautiful rennaissance Town Hall with two mechanical billy goats that appear above the clock every day at noon. Poznań is also famous for its local delicacy, St. Martin’s Croissants. Transfer to Wrocław in the afternoon, dinner at a restaurant in the Old Town and overnight. 
Overnight in Wrocław, Art Hotel ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B, D)

Day 10  : WROCŁAW & (TOUR TO ŚWIDNICA)

We are going to start the day with sightseeing of Wrocław, a city with a quite turbulent history. Throughout centuries it was located within the Polish, the Czech and the German borders. Our sightseeing begins with the Main Square – the heart of the Old Town, which is a labyrinth of narrow streets and bridges. We shall not miss the oldest part of the city – the Cathedral Island – nor the University, which has its seat in beautiful, historic buildings. After lunch we are going to arrange a trip to Świdnica for those who would like to see the Church of Peace – a historic building that is unique in the world. Arrival back in Wrocław is scheduled for the evening. 
Overnight in Wrocław, Art Hotel ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B)

Day 11  : AUSCHWITZ & ZAKOPANE

We are going east and the atmosphere is about to become full of attentive consideration and deep thought. We are going to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, a former nazi death camp. It is the place where the most tragic things in the history of the 20th century Europe have happened. The place where over a million people have lost their lives. Transfer to Zakopane after sightseeing, dinner and overnight.
Overnight in Zakopane, Aquarion ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B, D)

Day 12  : ZAKOPANE & FOLKLORE SHOW

While sightseeing the most important Polish mountain resort, we will have an oppotunity to admire the beauty of the Polish mountains. We are going to take a funicular ride up the Gubałówka Hill, from where you can get the best view of the Tatra Mountains skyline. We are also going to see the best examples of the local highlander-style architecture. In the afternoon you can have some free time for shopping on the most famous commercial street in Poland – the Krupówki. In the evening you are invited for dinner and a folklore show at a local restaurant. 
Overnight in Zakopane, Aquarion ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B, D)

Day 13  : SALT MINE & KRAKÓW

Time to leave Zakopane. On our way to Kraków we are going to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the main tourist attractions in Poland. We will walk through an underground labyrinth of corridors and chambers, we will see the biggest chamber – the Chapel of St. Kinga. No doubt it will be an unforgettable experience. Arrival in Kraków and dinner in a traditional Jewish style restaurant with a klezmer music concert are scheduled for the evening.
Overnight in Kraków, Golden Tulip Kraków City Center ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B, D)

Day 14  : KRAKÓW

During the half-day-long sightseeing of Kraków we are going to visit the Wawel Castle, which used to be the seat of the Polish kings for centuries, and the Old Town – the heart of Kraków and its most famous part. Walk into St. Mary’s Church, listen to the famous trumpet call played from the tower of the church and walk along the picturesque streets. Feel the amazing atmosphere of the city! But before you do all that, learn to make the most famous Polish dish, pierogi, during your pierogi workshop. 
Overnight in Kraków, Golden Tulip Kraków City Center ☆☆☆☆ or similar(B)

Day 15  : FREE TIME & FAREWELL DINNER

You can either dedicate this day to exploring Kraków on your own or join our trip following the footsteps of Jewish culture, during which we are going to see the Remuh Synagogue, the museum of the Old Synagogue and the Schindler Factory Museum. In the evening a horse carriage will take you to your goodbye dinner. 
Overnight in Golden Tulip Kraków City Center ☆☆☆☆ or similar (B, D)

Day 16  : CZĘSTOCHOWA & WARSAW

The last stop on our way is the Sanctuary in Częstochowa, the most important pilgrimage destination in Poland. Even for those who are not religious, it is an opportunity to admire beautiful sacral architecture and to listen to the interesting history of the place. Arrival back to Warsaw is scheduled for 5 p.m. We can book a hotel close to the airport or downtown for you as well as arrange airport transfer the following day. (B)