Your arrival to Warsaw, where you are welcomed by our local guide. Transfer to a hotel. In the afternoon, you will start the tour of Warsaw. The capital of Poland was totally destructed in WW II and then rebuilt. You will visit the Old Town, Lazienki Park with Frederic Chopin monument and Palace on the Water, Warsaw Uprising Monument and the Royal Castle. In the evening, a welcoming dinner in our hotel and a firts overnight stay at a hotel during your Poland tour.
After an early morning breakfast, you will travel to Gdansk, the capital of Poland’s seaside. On the way there, you will stop in Malbork to see the medieval fortress of the Teutonic Knights – the greatest castle in Poland. Afterwards you will continue the drive to Gdansk. Check-in at a local hotel in the evening. Dinner and an overnight stay.
After breakfast the sightseeing tour of the maritime center of Poland will begin: you will see the historical port town of Gdansk, birthplace and home of Solidarity; Cathedral, Neptune’s Monument, Zuraw Gdanski, the harbor, visit to the monument at Westerplatte. Then you will see Sopot, the health resort with the longest pier in Europe. Then you will go to the Gothic Cathedral in Oliwa, where you can listen to a concert on magnificent baroque pipe organs. Dinner and an overnight in the hotel in Gdansk.
After breakfast, you will drive to Torun – one of the most beautiful cities of Poland, picturesquely located on the banks of the Vistula River. After the check-in at a local hotel, you will visit the beautiful Old Town and Museum of the famous Polish astronomer – Nicolas Copernicus. Free time in the evening. An overnight stay in Torun.
A morning tour of the city of Poznan. Among many famous places, you will see: the impressive Town Hall and the oldest cathedral in the country with the tombs of the first Polish rulers. In the afternoon, you will start a trip to Czestochowa. You can celebrate an evening mass at Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa. Dinner and an overnight in a hotel in the city.
Morning visit to the famous Black Lady – Queen of Poland Sanctuary. The Pauline Fathers will introduce you to the Jasna Góra Monastery: its history, (which dates back to1292), treasures and the miraculous icon of Black Madonna, the Queen of Poland. Next, you will leave Czestochowa and start your drive to Zakopane. On your way, you will stop in Wadowice – John Paul II hometown. Arrival to Zakopane in the evening. Accommodation in a hotel. Dinner and an overnight stay.
A morning tour of Zakopane – Poland’s „winter capital”, including the Chocholow Village. A cable car ride up the Gubalowka hill, where you will see the panoramic view of the area. An afternoon excursion to Koscieliska Valley will complete our tour. Dinner in a regional restaurant and an overnight stay in Zakopane.
After breakfast, you will drive to the Pieniny National Park for Dunajec River safe rafting. You will also be able to enjoy the view of the two beautiful castles of Niedzica and Czorsztyn, before you enter the deep gorge surrounded by white limestone peaks. In the evening you will have some free time to visit Krupowki and enjoy the beauty of the town. Dinner and an overnight stay in Zakopane.
You leave Zakopane in the morning and go on to visit Wieliczka Salt Mine. It’s 800-years old making it the oldest salt mine in Europe. It’s famous for the splendid St.Kinga’s Chapel with salt sculptures and relicts, corridors housing the original constructions and the subterranean salt lakes. After the tour, you will continue your drive to Cracow, with a possible stop in Lagiewniki, where you can visit the ?agiewniki Cathedral – Sister Faustyna’s Sanctuary of Divine Mercy. An evening arrival to Cracow for a dinner and an overnight stay in the city.
After breakfast, you will begin a tour of Cracow, a treasure house of architecture and art since X century. Your walking tour will start on the Wawel Hill with its Royal Castle and Coronation Cathedral, burial place of kings and famous Poles. The tour also includes the Old Town surrounded by defense walls, with the Barbican, the Market Square, dominated by St. Mary’s Church with the famous XV century linden wood altar. The additional point of your visit may be the Jagiellonian University, one of the oldest in Europe. Dinner and a night stay in your hotel in Cracowow.
After breakfast you will depart for trip to Auschwitz – the German Nazi concentration camp and now a martyrdom museum. After this tour, you will go back to Cracowow to spend a free afternoon in this beautiful old city. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner in our hotel.
You will leave your hotel after breakfast and drive to the airport. Departure from Cracow and your return flight or next part of your Poland travel. Your All about Poland trips end.
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