Polish Landscapes tour

22-31 August 2011

Day 1st 

Your arrival to Warsaw and your transfer to a hotel, where our tour leader is waiting to invite you. A welcoming dinner in a local restaurant with a local Polish dishes. The first overnight stay at a hotel during your Poland tour.

Day 2nd

frideric-shoppin-birthplaceBreakfast, guided tour of Warsaw: the Old Town with the Royal Castle and Barbican, the Royal Route, Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Lazienki with its  gardens and the Palace on the Water. Dinner in a restaurant, an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 3rd

Breakfast, transfer to Czestochowa. Visit to Jasna Góra – Czestochowa monastery, the most important place for Polish Catholicism. The tour includes the Paulinians’ Hill, the Treasury and the Chapel, with the famous icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 4th

Breakfast, transfer to Oswiecim. Visit to the Auschwitz  – Birkenau State Museum in Oswiecim, the biggest German Nazi concentration camp from the World War II. An afternoon excursion to Ojców National Park with picturesque Jurassic landscape and caves, possible visit to a cave or to Pieskowa Skala Renaissance castle. Arrival to Krakow, dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 5th 

Breakfast, guided tour of Krakow: the Old Town Market with St. Mary’s Basilica and historical trade pavilions of the Cloth Hall, the Royal Route, Collegium Maius, Wawel Hill with its Royal Castle and cathedral. An afternoon guided walk round the old Jewish Quarter – Kazimierz with synagogues and Jewish relics. Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 6th

Breakfast. Transfer to Wieliczka – a visit to the famous Royal Salt Mine with it’s underground chambers, chapels, lakes and salt sculptures. An afternoon transfer to Zakopane. Sightseeing tour of the city with a funicular ride up Gubalówka mountain, where you will admire a full panorama of the Tatra mountains. Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 7th

Breakfast. Excursion to Sromowce Nizne for a safe rafting cruise through Pieniny Mountains on Dunajec Gorge (or a two hour break in Kroscienko  –  the “capital” of this mountain region). An afternoon drive back to Zakopane through picturesque mountains, with possible stops in Debno to visit famous 15th wooden church with rich polychrome, or in Niedzica to admire its picturesque castle with Gothic and Renaissance parts located between two lakes.  Dinner in a regional restaurant with live folk music,  an overnight stay at a hotel in Zakopane.

Day 8th

Wawel royal castleBreakfast. Departure to the city of Sandomierz – an example of Renaissance architecture in Poland. Your visit includes a walk through the streets of the Old Town, and a visit to the castle and St. Jacob’s Church with Dominican Monastery. Transfer to Lublin. Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 9th

Breakfast. Transfer to Kozlówka where you can visit  the famous Polish “Museum of Socialism” with the gallery of the art of socialist realism.  Transfer to Kazimierz Dolny –  a beautifully located old town on the Vistula river banks, known also as a place especially cherished by artists. A guided tour of the town. An afternoon departure to Warsaw. Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 10th

Breakfast.  Farewell meeting with our tour leader and  your private transfers to Warsaw air-port for return flights or next part of your Poland travel.

Date: 22-31 August 2011

Price: 1450 $ / person

Price includes:
– transfers by a luxury coach with our professional drivers,
– accommodation (9 nights) at 3* and 4* hotels in double / twin rooms (single bed rooms available on request),
– breakfasts (9) and dinners (9),
– service of English / Polish speaking tour leader,
– services of English speaking local guides,
– entrance tickets according to the tour program,
– portage services at our hotels,
– VAT and local taxes.

Additional information: 
pre- and post-tour services like additional overnight stays or transfers upon arrival and departure on request with additional fees, personal expenses and tips for tour leader and driver not included.

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