Embark on an exciting adventure across Poland! You will see world famous sites from Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains, discover Poland's fascinating history and experience Polish culture & cuisine. Local guides, best hotels, comfortable transportation!
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You will see:
Warsaw Old Town
Warsaw Old Town was almost completely destroyed during World War II and later rebuilt with great attention to details. In the Castle Square ... [ read more ]
Lazienki Royal Park
Lazienki Royal Park consists of the Royal Gardens, that have been existing there since the 18th century, the Frederic Chopin's monument whic... [ read more ]
Wolf's Lair is Adolf Hitler’s war headquarters where he lived between June 1940 until November 1944. It is located nearby a ... [ read more ]
Malbork is a town in the Vistula delta, founded by the Knights of the Teutonic Order. It is known for its medieval castle, bu... [ read more ]
Gdansk Main City
Main City area includes all the most important must-sees in Gdansk: the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy), the Museum of A... [ read more ]
Westerplatte is a peninsula in the city of Gdansk. From 1926 till the outbreak of World War II, it was a station of the Polish Military Depo... [ read more ]
Oliwa Cathedral is famous for its old organes and 18th-century park with lakes and old exotic trees. Inside the Cathedral you can ... [ read more ]
The pier was built as a mooring point for cruise boats and opened in 1827. It is the longest wooden pier in Europe with a length of 511.5m. ... [ read more ]
Torun Old Town
Torun main square is the heart of the city. In its center you will find a Gothic Town Hall, which houses the town museum. Inside y... [ read more ]
The Nicolaus Copernicus’ House
A museum dedicated to the great Polish astronomer.... [ read more ]
A fully reconstructed settlement from Bronze Age dating back 750 B.C. One of the oldest archeological sites in Poland – nowadays... [ read more ]
The Cathedral is famous for the romanesque Gniezno Doors portraying the life of st. Adalbert – the saint patron of Poland. ... [ read more ]
Poznan Old Town
Poznan Main Square is one of the most picturesque market squares in Poland. The colorful townhouses create a fairytale atmosphere.... [ read more ]
Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul
The impecable Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul is located on an island called Ostrow Tumski, surrounded by two riv... [ read more ]
Jasna Gora monastery
The famous Pauline Monastery of Jasna Gora is the main Catholic centre in Poland. Every August, thousands of people join... [ read more ]
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum is the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp. It was intended to carry out Hitler's Endl... [ read more ]
Family House of John Paul II
John Paul II's family home has been converted into a museum. Inside the house 'where it all began' you may see a rich collection of his fami... [ read more ]
Dunajec River Gorge
The Dunajec River Gorge is undeniably one of the most scenic river rafting routes in Europe. You will find yourself in the middle the P... [ read more ]
In Zakopane you must take a ride by the funicular railway to the top of Gubalowka Hill(1,126 m). From the high altitude,... [ read more ]
On Krupowki, Zakopane’s most famous street, you will find local shops and stalls with products from the mountainous Podhale regio... [ read more ]
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wieliczka Salt Mine is a world-class, Unesco-listed underground landmark. Each year more than 1 million tourists visit the mine –... [ read more ]
The former enamel factory is now a home to the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow. The museum presents life of the Jews in the 20th cen... [ read more ]
Krakow Old Town
Krakow Old Town offers a unique atmosphere with thousands of bars and delightful regional restaurants, many historic buildings and horse-dri... [ read more ]
The first thing tourists do in Krakow is going to the Wawel. Often, without realizing it, following the Royal Road. You will never go to the... [ read more ]
Kazimierz Jewish District
Kazimierz is a fascinating historical district tied closely with the Jewish culture. It was built in 1335 by Kazimierz Wielki (in fact that'... [ read more ]
Kazimierz Dolny Old Market SquareExtension
The town’s market square is the main point of the town. It features a number of 17th century buildings. Townhouses of Brothers Pr... [ read more ]
|Starting date in Warsaw||Ending date in Warsaw|
|August 14th||August 26th/ August 28th (extented version)|
|August 27th||September 8th/ September 10th (extented version)|
|September 11th||September 23rd/ September 25th (extented version)|
|September 25th||October 7th/ October 9th (extented version)|
DAY 1 – WARSAW
Morning arrival at Warsaw Chopin Airport. Transfer to your hotel. In the early afternoon, a half-day Warsaw city tour. You will explore the modern capital of Poland impressively rebuilt after the World War II, the seat of Polish government since the 16th century, the business, political and cultural heart of Poland. You will see the Old Town, Lazienki Park (with its Frederic Chopin monument and the Palace on the Water), the Warsaw Uprising Monument and the Royal Castle. Afterwards, a welcome dinner in one of the best restaurant in the Old Town.
Overnight in Warsaw.
DAY 2 –WARSAW – MASURIA LAKES – KRASICKI CASTLE – WOLF'S LAIR
After breakfast, you start the journey up north to the Masuria, called the The Region of Thousand Lakes. After a 4,5 hour drive, you will visit the Wolf's Lair - one of the Hitlers headquarters during WW II. Next, a ride to Lidzbark Warminski – a small town located in the Masuria and Warmia regions and check in at a hotel located in a 14th century renovated castle. You have free time here to enjoy some activities like swimming at the castle pool, sauna, bowling, biking (paid extra). Later that evening, a dinner at the castle restaurant.
Overnight in Lidzbark Warminski.
DAY 3 – ELBLAG CANAL – MALBORK - GDANSK
After early breakfast, you head to Buczyniec, where you have a unique 2-hour cruise along the Elblag Canal. The Canal is considered one of the new seven tourist wonders of Poland. It was built in the 19th century and renovated a few years ago. From here, you will go to Malbork to see the medieval fortress of Teutonic Knights – the biggest castle in Poland. After the tour, you depart to Gdansk.
Overnight in Gdansk.
DAY 4 – GDANSK - SOPOT
After breakfast, Gdansk city tour. The program includes top sites in the Main City: the Long Market, the Neptun’s Fountain, the Artus Court, St. Mary’s Basilica, Zuraw Gdanski and others. Afterwards, transfer to Westerplatte, where World War 2 began. Finally, visit at the gothic Oliwa Cathedral where you will listen to the organ concert. Later that day, you visit Sopot, a health resort with the longest wooden pier in Europe. Here, you have time for a relaxing walk along the Baltic seaside. Dinner is on your own today. Return to Gdask in the evening.
Overnight in Gdansk.
DAY 5 – GDANSK - TORUN
Departure from Gdansk and transfer to Torun, the city of Nicolaus Copernicus and the best gingerbread in the world. One of the oldest cities in Poland, an outstanding example of a medieval gothic town, an UNESCO heritage site, called one of Seven Wonders of Poland. Torun city tour. The program includes: the gothic Old Town, Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Town Hall, gothic churches, the New Town and The Nicolaus Copernicus’ House.
Overnight in Torun.
DAY 6 – TORUN - GNIEZNO - POZNAN
After breakfast, departure from Torun. Transfer to Biskupin and visit at one of the oldest archeological sites in Poland – nowadays an open-air museum. You will see a fully reconstructed settlement from Bronze Age dating back 750 B.C. Next, drive to Gniezno – the first capital of Poland. You will see the Cathedral with the famous romanesque Gniezno Doors portraying the life of st. Adalbert – the saint patron of Poland. Afterwards, transfer to Poznan.
Overnight in Poznan.
DAY 7TH - POZNAN – CITY TOUR - CZESTOCHOWA
After breakfast, a half-day private Poznan city tour. You will see the highlights of the bustling business and cultural center of the Wielkopolska Region. The program includes: the Old Town with the impressive Town Hall and the country’s oldest cathedral with the tombs of the first Polish rulers.
In the afternoon, departure from Poznan and transfer to Czestochowa. You will be able to celebrate an evening mass at the Jasna Gora Monastery. Dinner is on your own today.
Overnight in Czestochowa.
DAY 8TH - JASNA GORA MONASTERY IN CZESTOCHOWA – AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU
After breakfast, a visit to the famous Pauline Monastery of Jasna Gora. It is the main Catholic centre in Poland. Every August, thousands of people join walking pilgrimages to Jasna Gora to pray in front of the famous Black Madonna painting – one of the most recognizable sacred images in Poland.
After visit at Jasna Gora Monastery, transfer to Auschwitz Nazi Camp – a primary symbol of the Holocaust. It was a concentration and extermination camp built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany. The museum exhibition contains original documents, suitcases, shoes and other belongings of murdered prisoners.
Overnight in Oswiecim.
DAY 9 – WADOWICE - DUNAJEC RAFTING – NIEDZICA CASTLE - ZAKOPANE
After breakfast, transfer to Wadowice – the home town of Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II). You will visit his family home, later converted into a museum and the Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. After sighseeing you will taste the famous “kremowka”(cream puff cakes), the favourite cake of young Karol. Next, you will visit the Pieniny National Park, where you will join the rafting on the Dunajec River. You will enjoy a view of the two beautiful castles of Niedzica and Czorsztyn and you will enter the deep gorge, surrounded by white limestone peaks.
After the river rafting, transfer to Zakopane.
Overnight in Zakopane.
DAY 10TH - ZAKOPANE CITY TOUR – TATRA MOUNTAINS
After breakfast, Zakopane city tour. You will visit the main sights of the “the winter capital of Poland” located at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains. You will see Wielka Krokiew Ski Jump, best examples of wooden architecture characteristic of Zakopane region and others. Next, a ride to Gubalowka Hill by funicular railway. From this viewing point you will admire the panorama of the High Tatras. The afternoon is time to relax and visit local shops. For those interested, a 2-hour guided walk to one of valleys of the Tatra National Park. In the evening, dinner in a regional restaurant with live music.
Overnight in Zakopane.
DAY 11 - ZAKOPANE – WIELICZKA - KRAKOW
Departure from Zakopane and transfer to Wieliczka Salt Mine, a world famous UNESCO site. It is visited by more than 1 million tourists each year. It was built in the 13th century and produced table salt continuously until 1996. In the depth of 135 meters underground and during a trip through almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors you will see chambers chiselled out in rock salt, saline lakes inside, timber constructions and unique salt scuptures. You will also enter the only underground church in Europe.
Next, transfer to Krakow with a stop at the former Oskar Schindler’s Factory, now a home to the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow.
Overnight in Krakow.
DAY 12 - KRAKOW CITY TOUR – LAGIEWNIKI DIVINE MERCY SANCTUARY
After breakfast, Krakow city tour. As the city was not destroyed during the World War 2, Krakow is a treasure house of architecture and art, some being around since the 10th century. The walking tour will start with Wawel Hill, where you will visit the Royal Castle and the Cathedral - the burial place of kings. In the Royal Chambers, you can discover a priceless collection of Flemish tapestries. The tour also includes the Old Town that is still surrounded by its defensive walls, the Barbican, the Market Square with St. Marys Church and Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) housing numerous souvenir shops. Afternoon is time to relax or to visit Kazimierz – the former Jewish district. Optionally, afternoon tour can be arranged to Lagiewniki Divine Mercy Sanctuary (min. 3 people required, extra paid). A farewell dinner in the evening.
Overnight in Krakow.
Transfer to Warsaw Chopin airport or extention of the tour.
DAY 12 - ZALIPIE - SANDOMIERZ (extention)
You can prolong the tour and move on to the city of Sandomierz in Central Poland. On the way there you will stop in Zalipie – famous as the “painted village” because of its colorfully painted cottages, barns, wells, fences and kennels. You will visit a small museum, located in the old house, painted in- and outside, with colourful, decorative patterns. A local guide (the resident of the village) will tell you about local folklore traditions and will describe life in the Polish village hundred years ago.
Next, you will follow the Vistula river valley till you reach Sandomierz. In the afternoon, Sandomierz city tour. This charming town at the Vistula river is a fine example of the Renaissance architecture. The program includes a walk through the streets of the Old Town, a visit to the Sandomierz Royal Castle and the Underground Tourist Route.
Overnight in Sandomierz.
DAY 14 - KAZIMIERZ DOLNY - WARSAW (extention)
Departure from Sandomierz and drive to a nearby town of Kazimierz Dolny. Situated by the Vistula river and surrounded by local vineyards, loess ravines and forests, it is considered one of the most picturesque towns in Poland. The program includes the Old Town, the Goldsmith Museum and the Franciscan Monastery, famous for its picturesque view of the city. A 1-hour tourist cruise along the Vistula river will end your tour of Kazimierz Dolny region.
In the afternoon, a direct transfer to Warsaw. In the evening, a farewell dinner in one of the best restaurants in Warsaw.
DAY 15TH - RETURN FLIGHT FROM WARSAW
Check-out from the hotel and transfer to Warsaw Chopin Airport, according to your flight schedule.
per person in twin / double room
per person - tour extension (day 13th-15th)
- Accommodation (12 nights) at selected 3*/4* hotels (Polonia Palace**** in Warsaw, Krasicki hotel**** in Lidzbark, Dom Muzyka*** in Gdansk, Bulwar hotel**** in Torun, DeSilva**** in Poznan, Mercure Centrum*** in Czestochowa, Galicja*** in Oświęcim, Belweder**** in Zakopane, Wit Stwosz*** in Krakow, Dwór Sarmaty*** in Sandomierz, Polonia Palace**** in Warsaw) or similar (the same standard and location)
- Breakfasts (12 or 14 - extended) at the hotels
- Airport transfers
- Transportation by luxury Mercedes Sprinter according to the tour program
- Three-course dinners (9 or 11 - extended), three of which at regional restaurants with best traditional Polish dishes. Alcoholic beverages paid extra.
- Local English-speaking guides in visited cities
- English-speaking tour-leader throughout the entire tour
- All entry tickets according to the tour program
- 20% deposit to confirm the tour (not refundable in case of cancellation)
- balance 6 weeks before arrival
- up to 5 weeks before the tour – we charge 20% cancellation fee
- 5 weeks or less – we charge 100% cancellation fee
- single room - extra 395EUR total for the basic tour, extra 150EUR for the tour extension
For security reasons maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Auschwitz museum cannot exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. Please leave your bags in the car.
You need to go down 800 steps in the Wieliczka Salt Mine. At the beginning you have to take 350 of them in order to get to the mine. Wear comfortable shoes. In case you have walking difficulties you can join a group for disabled tourists so that you avoid steps (though you visit less chambers).
Please bring warm clothes for Wieliczka Salt Mine. The temperature underground ranges between 14° and 16° C.
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