Escorted motorcoach tour featuring the most
interesting sites of Poland including four Unesco treasures.
Day 1 SATURDAY, WARSAW (D)
Individual arrivals in Warsaw. A meeting with your tour escort
at your hotel at 6:oo p.m. Dinner at the local restaurant. Enjoy
your evening Chopin concert. You will listen to the most famous
works of Frederic Chopin performed by the best pianist in a
two-part recital with a glass of wine that will be served during
the interval. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 SUNDAY, WARSAW (B/D)
A half day
sightseeing tour of Warsaw including the city highlights, such
as: the Old Town beautifully rebuilt after the WW II with the
impressive Royal Castle, the seat of kings of Poland. It was
where the 3rd Of May Constitution was promulgated in 1791, the
second constitution, next to the US Constitution, ever in the
world. You will admire some of its 300 rooms. All interiors
where carefully restored and look like it was centuries ago. You
can see there Canaletto Room with 23 paintings of his, Throne
Room, magnificent Knight’s Hall with six large paintings by
Marcello Bacciarelli, the Marble room with 22 portraits of
Polish kings and the largest and most impressive of all the
castle’s chambers, the Ballroom.
break for typical Polish doughnut [paczek] at the famous
Warsaw's coffee shop "U Bliklego". Late afternoon drive to
Żelazowa Wola, a birthplace of Frederic Chopin. Visit the
interiors of the manor house, now a museum devoted to our great
composer, where you will see memorabilia
of Chopin and his family.
Afterwards, we invite you for a home-hosted dinner served by the
young couple of artists who will welcome you in their charming
wooden cottage based of Lowicz castle ruins. Meet with their
family and enjoy the typical Polish hospitality. You will also
have a chance to see the regional paper cut-outs and listen to a
Day 3 MONDAY, WARSAW
A morning departure for Krakow. Drive to Czestochowa to visit
the Jasna Gora Monastery, religious and spiritual center of
Poland, place of many pilgrimages coming from all over the world
to see the world famous Black Madonna Picture. You will also
visit the Treasury Room with nice collection of many precious
gifts given to the monastery. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Continue to Auschwitz to see the former Nazi concentration camp
- the biggest factory of death in the history of humanity and a
silent witness to human tragedy.
Continue your drive to Krakow.
After arrival accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4 TUESDAY, CRACOW (B)
sightseeing tour of the ancient capital of Poland, a
royal city on the Vistula lying at the foot of Wawel - a
limestone hill on whose peak rise a splendid royal palace and
the cathedral church of St. Waclaw and bishop Stanislaus. You
will start with the Royal Castle and Cathedral on the Wawel Hill
which were remodeled according to the new Renaissance taste in
the beginning of the 16th century. It is the place where Polish
kings were crowned and buried here.
drive to the Old Town with the Main Market Square with
magnificent houses and palaces. In the middle of the square is
the Cloth Hall built before 1349, but altered in 16th century
with many shopping stalls inside. Short break for a cake and
coffee at the famous Cracow
coffee shop "Jama Michalika', a place designed by local artists
with beautiful glass-painted windows and interesting drawings.
Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 WEDNESDAY, CRACOW
departure for Zakopane. A half day tour of Zakopane beautifully
sited at the foot of the Tatra Mountains in the valley between
Gubałówka and Giewont. It is the most popular resort in Poland
and one of the most beautiful places owing to its picturesque
location and find a spa architecture which blends in with the
natural landscape and involves characteristic elements of the
local building. Once a small mountain village Zakopane became
fashionable winter resort for artists at the beginning of 20th
century. You will see many beautiful wooden churches and
chapels. Afternoon on your own - time for shopping in the famous
Krupowki street full of folk art and craft. Dinner at a local
restaurant with folklore dances. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 THURSDAY, ZAKOPANE
departure for Warsaw.
En route stop
to see the oldest Salt Mine in Europe. Visit the unique
underground world of salt lakes, chambers and chapels created by
many generations of Polish miners. We can see up to 20
excavated chambers on 3 levels, full of beautiful statues
sculpted from salt as well as sthe Salt Works Museum. Light
lunch will be served at a local inn and continue your drive to
Warsaw. After arrival check-in at the hotel.
Day 7 FRIDAY, WARSAW (B)
breakfast departure transfers to the airport.
Guaranteed departure dates:
MAY 20-26, 2006
JUNE 10-16, 2006
JUNE 24-30, 2006
JULY 15-21, 2006
AUGUST 05-11, 2006
AUGUST 19-25, 2006
SEPTEMBER 02-08, 2006
SEPTEMBER 23-29, 2006
RATES: PER PERSON
DOUBLE SHARING: $1,125.00
please add $330.00
This is a land only
program. Please add international airfares.
nights at Radisson SAS in Warsaw
nights at Novotel hotel in Krakow or similar
night at Kasprowy Hotel in Zakopane
night at Best Western Mazurkas Hotel in Warsaw
dinners at a local restaurants,
home-hosted dinner and 1 dinner at the hotel
lunches at a local restaurant
folklore shows in Warsaw and Zakopane
Chopin concert with glass of champagne
Sightseeing tours: Warsaw, Cracow & Zakopane including:
Warsaw Royal Castle, Zelazowa Wola, Jasna Gora Monastery,
Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wawel Royal Castle and Cathedral,
Cracow St. Mary’s Church and Wieliczka Salt Mine
English speaking tour escort assistance throughout
Local guides and entrance fees
Air-conditioned motor coach services throughout
Taxes and service charges
International airfare, arrival transfer, (please add
$20.00 per person per transfer- minimum of 2 persons) gratuities, meals
not listed as included, beverages, optional sightseeing
tours, items of a personal nature.
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