– spend Polish Christmas time in real… –
Day 1st – Dec 23rd
Your arrival to the Krakow airport where you are welcomed by our local guide-driver. Transfer to centrally located hotel in Krakow. Check in and time torelax. An evening possible visit to the Krakow Christmas Market located in the heart of the Old Town of Krakow. It is a good time to taste local Polish cuisine and buy hand-made Christmas gifts. Night at hotel.
Day 2nd – Dec 24th
Breakfast and at morning starts your private half-day tour of Krakow with a local guide, including the Old Town, Wawel Castle. Afternoon and evening time to relax. Traditional Polish Christmas Eve dinner (Wieczerza Wigilijna) served at your hotel restaurant. Later that evening possible participation in the “Watchnight service” at the St. Mary Basilica in Krakow. You may also find a nice gift at your room later in the night. Night at hotel.
Day 3rd – Dec 25th
Christmas breakfast at hotel and day on your own. We suggest a visit at the Christmas Market, local churches where you can hear a concert of Christmas carol singers. Most if the attractions on that day in Poland are closed so we suggest to take walks along the Old Town streets to fee the Christmas atmosphere. Night at hotel in Krakow.
Day 4th – Dec 27th
Breakfast and departure for your visit to nearby Wieliczka, famous for the Wieliczka Salt Mine (at UNESCO heritage site). Guided tour with a local guide. Return to Krakow center at early afternoon hours or an optional tour to Czestochowa to visit the Black Madonna Sanctuary. Your private visit to the sanctuary area with a local guide-monk (USD 55/person). Return to Krakow at afternoon time, night at hotel in Krakow.
Day 5th – Dec 28th
Breakfast and morning departure for a your whole day trip to Zakopane – called the “Poland’s winter capital”, where we will see some examples of the unique 19th and early 20th century wooden architecture of the Zakopane region. A cable car ride up to Mount Gubalowka to see marvelous panorama of the Tatra Mountains. Some time for your to visit local market with hand-made gifts and lunch at regional inn with regional best dishes. Return to Krakow at late afternoon time. Night at hotel in Krakow.
Day 6th – Dec 29th
Breakfast and transfer by our guide-driver to the Krakow’s airport for your return flight.
Tour date: December 23rd – 29th 2023
Tour price: USD 850 / person
(sample price for 4 person group)
Services included into price:
– all transfers by a comfortable van,
– our English speaking guide-driver assistance,
– local guide where necessary,
– accommodation at 4* hotel in Krakow Old Town, at double occupancy room,
– breakfasts at the hotel,
– lunch in Zakopane,
– Christmas Eve dinner at hotel in Krakow,
– guided in English tours mentioned in the tour program above, with entries,
– VAT (tax).
Not included in the price:
– tips for our guide-driver,
– most of your lunches and dinners.