Best of Poland

Best of Poland
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Get stuck into Polish comfort food and all the other highlights on this travel experience showcasing the Best of Poland. Explore Warsaw's proud history, the enduring beauty of Krak�w and the Gdansk's glowing amber trade, all while discovering the resilience of the Polish people.

Highlights
Sightseeing Highlights

  • ORIENTATION of Zakopane
  • VISIT the Old Town in Warsaw, the European Solidarity Centre, the UNESCO World Heritage town of Torun, the Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Church in Kraków, the former concentration camp of Auschwitz and Jasna Góra Monastery in Czestochowa
  • VIEW the Cathedral, Salt Square and the Old Town Hall in Wroclaw
Destinations
  • Europe
  • Poland
Tour Types
  • Regional Explorer
Day 1 Arrive Warsaw (2 Nights)

Connect with Warsaw's steadfast spirit - a city rebuilt from the ashes of World War II. After check-in this afternoon, relax and unwind or take a stroll through the city. This evening meet your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the hotel.

Location: Warsaw

Accommodation: Mercure Centrum

Day 2 Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time

This morning, embark on an in-depth guided sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist'. See the iconic and unexpected highlights of what has been the capital of Poland since the late 16th century. Gain a deeper understanding of how the city was rebuilt after the devastation of the Second World War. In your free time, you may consider an Optional Experience to Wilanów Palace.

Location: Warsaw

Day 3 Warsaw – Gdańsk Sightseeing (2 Nights)

Journey to Gdańsk, the amber capital of the world and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Enjoy a sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist', exploring the major attractions of this Baltic centre. Then, 'Dive Into Culture' during a visit to the European Solidarity Centre which reveals the history of Solidarity, the Polish trade union and civil resistance movement. Tonight, dinner is served at your hotel.

Location: Gdansk

Accommodation: Radisson Hotel & Suites

Day 4 Gdańsk Free Day or Optional Experience to Malbork

Enjoy a full free day to explore Gdańsk on your terms. Admire the architecture in the historic Long market and wander down Long Lane to Golden Gate, or consider joining an Optional Experience to visit Malbork Castle, founded by the Teutonic Order of Knights in 1274.

Day 5 Gdańsk – Toruń – Wrocław (2 Nights)

Stop in the medieval town of Toruń this morning, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. You'll join your 'Local Specialist' for a sightseeing tour that will reveal the city's Leaning Tower, the house of famed astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus and Toruń Castle, among other key attractions. Continue to Wrocław, a former European Capital of Culture. Tonight, enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Location: Wroclaw, Torun

Accommodation: Novotel Centrum

Day 6 Wrocław Sightseeing

This morning, join your 'Local Specialist' on a guided tour of the city. Discover its complex history and see some of its most important sites, including Wrocław Cathedral, the Main Market Square, Old Town Hall and Salt Square, a former medieval marketplace and today, a flower market. 'Dive Into Culture' and visit the Baroque ceremonial hall of Aula Leopoldina at Wrocław University. This afternoon, consider joining an Optional Experience to Książ Castle and UNESCO-listed Świdnica Church of Peace.

Location: Wroclaw

Day 7 Wrocław – Zakopane

Your journey today takes you towards the foot of the Tatra Mountains, the highest mountain range of the Carpathians, which stretch roughly 1500km across Central Europe. Spend some free time enjoying the local town or consider taking an Optional Experience through lush countryside to explore the mountains and valleys for which this region is so famous. Break bread with a local Polish family at the foothills of the Tatra Mountains in Zakopane. You'll 'Connect With Locals' and gain insights into their way of life in the Polish Highlands, while enjoying a home-cooked 'Be My Guest' dinner featuring local specialities.

Location: Zakopane

Accommodation: Mercure Kasprowy

Day 8 Zakopane – Kraków Sightseeing (2 Nights)

Travel to Kraków where you will enjoy views of the Royal Castle and Cathedral on Wawel Hill during your tour with a 'Local Specialist'. Your walking tour through the Old Town includes a visit to the Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Church. This evening, perhaps sample some lively Polish entertainment with dinner.

Location: Krakow

Accommodation: Qubus

Day 9 Kraków Free Time

Consider joining an Optional Experience to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, renowned as the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland and home to an entire chapel carved from rock salt, as well as dozens of sculptures. The rest of the day is yours to explore the sights on your own. Enjoy a slice of Polish Sernik Babci on the Old Town Square, visit a traditional milk bar or enjoy an evening of Polish folklore.

Day 10 Kraków – Auschwitz – Częstochowa – Warsaw

Our journey this morning takes us to the concentration camp at Auschwitz, a poignant reminder of the horrors perpetrated during the Holocaust. Travelling to Jasna Góra Monastery, we rub shoulders with Catholic pilgrims, who have journeyed to the famous shrine for centuries to see the iconic Black Madonna of Częstochowa. This evening, we arrive in Warsaw, where we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with newfound friends.

Location: Warsaw, Auschwitz

Accommodation: Mercure Centrum

Day 11 Depart Warsaw

Say farewell to your travel companions and Travel Director at the end of a wonderful holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Included

Dining Highlights
10 breakfasts,5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing,Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals,Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys),Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted,Optional Experiences and free time,All porterage and restaurant gratuities,Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras,An expert Travel Director and professional Driver,All hotel tips, charges and local taxes,Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply,Handcrafted Highlights,VIP entry to many sights

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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