Polish highlights

Did you know?

 

Poland’s history goes back over 1,000 years,

Forests covers almost 1/3 of the country’s terrain, with the Białowieza Forest the oldest in Europe,

We’ve produced 17 Nobel laureates,

‘Belvedere’ Polish vodka is considered the most luxurious vodka in the world,

In Poland you can find Europe’s largest wooden church and largest stone castle,

Poland is home to 14 UNESCO-listed sites,

We have 23 national parks,

There are more than 7,000 lakes and 40-plus rivers, covering a total surface area of 100 km2.





Come and see it all with your own eyes. Let us surprise you. Discover and fall in love with new people and places…

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Day 1. 
Warsaw

  • Arrival in Warsaw,  transfer to hotel.

  • Welcome dinner at a local restaurant in the evening.

  • Overnight stay in Warsaw.


Day 2. 
Warsaw

  • Breakfast in the hotel.

  • Sightseeing tour: The Old Town, the Royal Castle at Zamkowy Square, the Cathedral and the Lazienki Krolewskie historic park and palace complex.

  • Dinner of traditional Polish cuisine, at a stylish restaurant.

  • Overnight stay in Warsaw.


Day 3. Zelazowa Wola-Poznan

  • Breakfast in the hotel, check-out.

  • Zelazowa Wola, an estate 50 km from Warsaw which was the birth place of Frederic Chopin. Today it’s a museum where visitors can see family portraits, documents and several of the composer’s manuscripts.

  • Transfer to Poznan. The city of Poznan is famous for its International Fair. Prince Mieszko I, Poland’s first prince, built the biggest castle in the country here, in the 10th Century. Visit the Old Town and see the Market Square and Town Hall, the parish church of St. Stanislaus and the famous Ostrow Tumski (‘Cathedral Island’), site of one of the first capitals of the Piast royal dynasty. The cathedral features a Byzantine-style Golden Chapel, which contains the tombs of the first Polish kings.

  • Dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Overnight stay in Poznan.


Day 4. Wroclaw

  • Breakfast in the hotel, check-out.

  • Transfer to Wroclaw.

  • Sightseeing tour:  the Old Market with its gothic town hall, the Cathedral Island and Wroclaw’s own Ostrow Tumski.

  • Dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Overnight stay in Wroclaw.


Day 5. Czestochowa-Wadowice-Zakopane

  • Breakfast in the hotel, check-out.

  • Transfer to Czestochowa.

  • Visit to the Paulins’ Monastery in Czwstochowa on Jasna Gora hill, where we’ll see the famous painting of the Black Madonna. After that, we’ll visit Wadowice (Pope John Paul II’s hometown, and then onwards to Zakopane – Poland’s winter capital!

  • Festive dinner with live folk music.

  • Overnight stay in Zakopane.


Day 6. Zakopane-Cracow

  • Breakfast in the hotel, check-out.

  • Sightseeing among some fascinating landscapes – the Tatra Mountains, and Zakopane, the home of Polish mountain climbing and the most famous Polish mountain resort, respectively.

  • Transfer to Cracow, check-in.

  • Dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Overnight stay in Cracow.


Day 7. Cracow

  • Breakfast in the hotel.

  • Sightseeing in the thousand-year-old city of Cracow. The layout of its Market Square (the largest of its kind in Europe) and the surrounding streets, has remained unchanged since its foundation. We’ll walk from the Market Square, along the Royal Route to Wawel Castle, up on Wawel Hill. From 1333 to 1609, Wawel Castle was the home of Poland’s rulers and the seat of their power. Wawel Cathedral, sited next to the castle is also where they were crowned, and eventually buried. From the top of one of the cathedral’s towers – the Sigismund Tower, you can enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the city.

  • In the afternoon, we’ll ride over to the Kazimierz district  – the centre of Jewish religion and culture in Cracow, and once a separate town.

  • Dinner at a Jewish restaurant, with live traditional Jewish music.

  • Overnight stay in Cracow.


Day 8. Wieliczka-Cracow

  • Breakfast in the hotel.

  • Transfer to Wieliczka Salt Mine, which is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Wieliczka Salt Mine offers a great experience, touring the medieval galleries and halls hewn into the rock and salt deposits deep underground. The only salt mine in the world preserved in such good condition, Wieliczka’s tunnels lie 135 meters underground and are visited by more than a million tourists every year.

  • Return to Cracow’s Old Town for a farewell dinner at the world-famous Wierzynek Restaurant. 

  • Overnight stay in Cracow.


Day 9. Cracow - Warszawa

  • Breakfast in the hotel, check-out.

  • Transfer to  Warsaw airport.

  • Return flight home.

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