WARSAW | KRAKOW | AUSCHWITZ
As one of the largest countries in Europe, a trip to Poland offers an opportunity to not only visit historical points of interest, but to taste local cuisine and experience its European tradition of contemporary culture and art. During this 8-day tour, visit the capital city of Warsaw, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and enjoy a Chopin piano concert in his native country.
- Shared tours of Warsaw and Kraków
- Tour the grand Baroque Wilanów Palace
- Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum
- Chopin Piano Concert in Kraków
- Total 7 nights accommodation at 4-Star hotels
- 3 nights in Warsaw at Polonia Palace Hotel, Standard Room
- 4 nights in Krakow at Kossak Hotel, Standard Room
- All private transfers from airport, train station and hotel
- First-Class train tickets: Warsaw - Krakow
- Touring and entrances as per itinerary
- Continental breakfast daily and other meals as indicated
- Hotel taxes and service charges**
International airfare not included. Minimum 2 passengers travelling together.
Some tour schedules vary based on seasonality.
Price as indicated valid March 17, 2018, subject to availability at time of booking. For alternative dates, inquire for pricing. Itineraries are fully customizable. Not valid during trade shows, bank holidays and other special events. Blackout periods may apply.
**European city/tourist taxes collected locally unless otherwise indicated.
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Tour Code: EU2818
Day 1 - Saturday
WARSAW Arrival in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, rich with colour and architectural detail. Welcome by our local representative and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Day 2 - SundayBreakfast
WARSAW After breakfast, begin your half-day shared tour of Warsaw including the Old Town with Royal Castle, Market Square and barbican; New Town with Monument of Warsaw Uprising; Royal Route with magnificent palaces, churches and monuments including Presidential palace, University of Warsaw, Holy Cross church with Chopin’s heart, Copernicus Statue; area of the former Jewish Ghetto with monument of Ghetto Heroes; historical squares like Bank Square, Theater Square with Grand Opera Building, Pilsudski Square with Tomb of unknown soldier and finally beautiful Lazienki Royal Park with picturesque Palace on the Water and Chopin Monument. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Day 3 - MondayBreakfast
WARSAW After breakfast, visit Wilanów Palace, the grand Baroque royal residence established in the 17th-century, considered to be one of the greatest Polish architectural masterpieces. Tour the beautiful interiors including the Great Crimson Room, the North Painting Gallery featuring portraits of Polish kings and aristocracy. The Palace is surrounded by Baroque Park which is the most historic section of Wilanow’s grounds. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Day 4 - TuesdayBreakfast
WARSAW – KRAKOW After breakfast, transfer to the train station to board your First-Class train to Kraków, Poland’s medieval capital. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Day 5 - WednesdayBreakfast
KRAKOW Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. You will begin your tour by visiting the Jewish District of Kazimierz to explore the area which used to be inhabited by one of the most diverse Jewish communities in Europe. See Wawel Hill, the embodiment of Poland’s former monarchical glory. Stroll along Kanonicza and Grodzka Streets to reach Collegium Maius (Great College), the oldest building of the Academia Cracoviensis. After visiting the charming Gothic courtyard, continue to the Main Market Square. This bustling heart of the city is a perfect place for picking up souvenirs, especially in the Cloth Hall which has been a local market place for centuries. Complete your tour by visiting St. Mary’s Church, where the stunning medieval altar sculpted by Veit Stoss is located; a bugle call sounds towards the four corners of the world every hour on the hour.
Day 6 - ThursdayBreakfast
WIELICZKA In the afternoon, visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the oldest in Europe which has been in operation for at least 700 years. Visit the on-site museum leading you through galleries, chambers and chapels on three levels including the Chapel of St. Kinga. Return to Kraków for overnight.
Day 7 - FridayBreakfast
AUSCHWITZ After breakfast, visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp where 1.5 million people of 28 different nationalities lost their lives. Today, the site is a museum and UNESCO World Heritage site. In the evening, enjoy a Chopin Piano Concert with a glass of sparkling wine in Fryderyk Chopin’s native country.
Day 8 - SaturdayBreakfast
KRAKOW – HOME Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.
General Information & Maps
- International or domestic airfare; airport or departure taxes
- Gratuities to guides and drivers
- Items of a personal nature
- Travel insurance
- Reciprocity and/or local taxes if applicable
- Visas required for entry into the country as necessary. Please discuss this with your travel agent to determine your requirements prior to departure.