6 Nights Poland Escorted Tour Package Europe Travel Tours € 862/- (Posted on Jun 2 2011)

6 Nights Poland Escorted Tour Package Europe Travel Tours € 862/-

POLAND ESCORTED TOUR
7 days/ 6 nights2011

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES in 2011 on the following dates: 3 June, June11 – 17, June 25 -Jul 01, Jul 09- 15, Jul 23 – 29, Aug 6-12, Aug 27 -Sep 02, Sep 10-16, Sep 24- 30, Oct 8- 14 2011

Warsaw Castle Square

Warsaw Castle Square

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Saturday ● WARSAW
Individual transfer from the airport to your hotel in the heart of the city. Welcome dinner. The afternoon is free. At 6:00PM, meet your guide and the rest of the group in the hotel lobby. Drive along the beautifully renovated Royal Route with its historical monuments and residences. Stop at Castle Square for a short walk through Old Town, and then join us for welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Your meal will include typical Polish dishes and famous Polish vodka, “Zubrowka”. D

DAY 2  Sunday ● WARSAW
After breakfast city tour of Warsaw. A half-day sightseeing tour includes Old Town, beautifully rebuilt after World War II, with the impressive Royal Castle, seat of the kings of Poland. Here the Constitution of May 3rd was proclaimed in 1791, the second oldest constitution, after the US Constitution, in the world. You will admire some of its 300 rooms and see the Canaletto Room with 23 of his paintings, the Throne Room, the magnificent Knight’s Hall with six large paintings by Marcello Bacciarelli, the Marble room with its 22 portraits of Polish kings and the largest and most impressive of all the castle’s chambers, the Ballroom. After lunch served at a local restaurant in Old Town, we continue our tour with a drive to the area of the former Warsaw Ghetto. En route, you will see the building of the National Opera House and Town Hall. During your tour of Warsaw we invite you to the famous Warsaw café, “U Bliklego”, to taste a typical Warsaw pastry called “paczek”. This evening you will have a chnace to listen to a piano recital of the works of Chopin, Polands’  greatest composer, with a glass of sparkling wine served during intermission.  B.L

DAY 3 Monday ● WARSAW – CZESTOCHOWA – AUSCHWITZ – ZAKOPANE  (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, we depart for Zakopane – one of the most popular vacation resorts in the Tatra Mountains. En route, we stop in Czestochowa to visit the Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine with its miraculous icon. Lunch will be served a local restaurant in Czestochowa. Before we reach Zakopane, we drive to Auschwitz to visit the Martyrdom Museum of the former Nazi concentration camp, the infamous factory of death. In the evening we arrive in Zakopane beautifully situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, in the valley between Gubalowka and Giewont. It is the most popular resort in Poland and one of the most beautiful places in all of Poland, owing to its picturesque location. Once, a small mountain village, Zakopane became a fashionable artist’s retreat at the beginning of the 20th century.

DAY 4 Tuesday ● ZAKOPANE – KRAKOW (Breakfast, Dinner)
In the morning, you will have a sightseeing tour of Zakopane, whose wooden architecture blends with the natural landscapes and it is copied in other parts of Poland and is known as Zakopianski Style. You will visit the Jaszczurowka Chapel, a great example of the wooden architecture in Zakopane, and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima at Krzeptowki, which was built by the people of Zakopane to thank the Lady of Fatima for saving the Pope after an attempt on His life. Admire the breathtaking views of the Tatras from the top of Gubalowka Mountain and shop for souvenirs of arts and crafts of the Highlanders (Gorale) in the local shops. After lunch on your own you will have a free time. Before we continue on to Krakow, take a spectacular rafting trip on the Dunajec River in Pieniny National Park. Tonight’s dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Krakow’s Old Town Market Square.

DAY 5 Wednesday ● KRAKOW – WIELICZKA – KRAKOW  (Breakfast, Dinner)
The morning sightseeing tour will feature Wawel, the Royal Castle, home to three dynasties of Poland’s monarchs. Its stately halls and exquisite chambers are filled with priceless art, valuable period furniture and rare ancient objects. The collection of monumental 16th century tapestries is matchless. You will also visit the Wawel Cathedral, the place of the cult of St. Stanislaw and St. Jadwiga, Queen of Poland. Its 18 chapels are true architectural masterpieces. The giant bell, Zygmunt from 1520 ranks with the world’s largest. This is the place where Polish kings were crowned and buried. Following a short break for coffee and cake at the famous Krakow café, “Jama Michalika”, a place designed by local artists with beautiful glass-painted windows and interesting drawings, we drive to Old Town with its restored Main Square of magnificent houses and palaces. There, you stop at St. Mary’s Basilica where to see the magnificent wooden altar by Wit Stwosz. In the middle of the square is Cloth Hall built before 1349, but renovated in the 16th century with many shopping
stalls inside. After lunch on your own, we drive to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, an unforgettable tourist attraction with underground chambers, grottoes, and chapels carved from salt. Dinner with a folkloric show will be served at a local restaurant in Wieliczka, before we drive back to Krakow.

Zakopane

Zakopane

DAY 6  Thursday ● KRAKOW – LOWICZ – WARSAW  (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, we leave for Torun. On the way, we will stop in Lowicz, a typical Mazovian town famous for folk art: colorful costumes and beautiful paper cut-outs. You will be invited for a home-hosted lunch by a local family, whose charming cottage is located at the foot of the former Lowicz Castle. You will be welcomed in a typical Polish way, with bread & salt, and enjoy your meal served by the young married couple in their lovely house. You will have time to talk about their day to day life and have your dessert in a beautiful garden. Upon arrival, you will have free time to do some last-minute souvenir shopping.

DAY 7 Friday ● WARSAW  (Breakfast)
After breakfast this morning, we transfer you to the airport for the return flight home.

Rates in Euros: € 862 per person in twin/double room (or the equivalent in dollars)
Single supplement: € 240 per single supplement

Tour Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • English-speaking tour escort assistance
  • Service of local guides
  • Private air-conditioned motor coach/minibus/car (depending on the group size)
  • Meals as per itinerary: breakfast daily, 3 x lunch (including one home-hosted lunch in Lowicz), 3 x dinner (including one dinner with folkloric show in Wieliczka)
  • Cake – paczek from café „U Bliklego”
  • Cake & coffee/tea at famous Krakow café „Jama Michalika”
  • Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees:

Warsaw – Royal Castle
Czestochowa – Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine
Oswiecim/Auschwitz
Krakow – Royal Castle and Cathedral on the Wawel Hill, St. Mary’s Church
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Zakopane – cable car to Gubalowka Hill and a rafting trip on the Dunajec River

  • Chopin concert with a glass of sparkling wine
  • Luggage handling at hotels (one piece per person)
  • Hotel charges and taxes

Hotels Used on the Tour:
2 nights at 4-star hotel in Warsaw / Novotel Centrum or similar
1 nights at 3-star hotel in Zakopane / Nosalowy Dwor or similar
2 nights at 4-star hotel in Krakow / Novotel Bronowice or similar
1 night at 4-star hotel in Warsaw / Novotel Centrum or similar

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Posted by on Jun 2 2011. Filed under Auschwitz, Europe, Krakow, Poland, Warsaw.

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6 Nights Poland Escorted Tour Package Europe Travel Tours € 862/-

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