Welcome to Poland - where history takes place. Lively, dynamic and rich in tradition, Poland is a destination of choice for those wishing to discover a rich cultural heritage, historical and monumental while enjoying green and diverse landscapes. The long and difficult history of the country punctuated by the events of the Second World War has left many traces that it is still possible to visit. Discover the most beautiful cities in Poland and all the hidden treasures.
DAY 1 ARRIVAL - WARSAW
Arrival in Warsaw, the current capital of the country.
Transfer to your hotel.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the center of Warsaw
DAY 2 WARSAW / MALBORK / GDANSK 380KM
Breakfast. Road to the North with a visit to Malbork Castle, one of the most important medieval castles in Europe, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lunch, then drive to Gdansk, one of the most beautiful cities in Poland, where you will enjoy a panoramic tour of the "Triville". It is a conurbation of 3 cities on the Baltic Sea composed of Gdansk, Sopot - Polish Deauville Baltic - one of the most famous seaside resorts in the country, and Gdynia, former fishing village became a modern city.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the Gdansk region
DAY 3 GDANSK / TORUN
Guided tour (2h) of Gdansk. Poland's largest port city, nicknamed "The Pearl of the Baltic", Gdansk has a remarkable architecture. Among the most prestigious buildings: The Town Hall, La Fontaine Neptune, Notre-Dame Basilica.
Lunch and drive to Torun, medieval city of the thirteenth century and birthplace of the great astronomer Copernicus, where you will enjoy a guided tour of the city. Famous for its historic center with its red brick Gothic buildings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city has preserved exceptional ancient buildings.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Torun.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Torun.
DAY 4 TORUN / POZNAN / WROCLAW 360 KM
Departure to the city of Poznań, the capital of Greater Poland, cradle of the Polish nation. Dynamic and lively city, it has a rich cultural and monumental heritage. You will walk through its beautifully restored old town and see the famous Stary Rynek Square, one of the most beautiful in Europe.
Lunch in Poznan, road south towards Wroclaw, the city with 100 bridges nicknamed the Polish Venice. It is built on twelve islands of the Oder, connected by 112 bridges, hence its nickname "Little Venice". Visit with your guide of Ostrow Tumski Island, the oldest part of the city. The Market Square with its Gothic Town Hall form the heart of the Old Town.
Stop at the centenary hall listed on the Unesco list.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Wroclaw
DAY 5 WROCLAW / AUSCHWITZ / KRAKOW 270 KM
Breakfast. Drive to Auschwitz.
Visit of the largest concentration camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, built in 1940, universal place of memory and reflection on Nazi invention.
Continue to Krakow where you will spend the night.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the Krakow region
DAY 6 KRAKOW / WIELICZKA / KRAKOW
Breakfast. Visit Krakow, the heart capital of the Poles. The city is a concentrate of architectural beauties and sporting different styles, from Gothic to Baroque. You will be charmed by Old Krakow, the Market Square - the largest medieval square in Europe -, the Wawell Hill and its Royal Castle or the old Jewish district of Kazimierz, which has become the trendy and artistic district of Krakow.
Afternoon excursion to Wieliczka. You will descend underground to discover the oldest salt mine in the world, the Wieliczka Mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel
DAY 7 KRAKOW / WARSAW 290 KM
Road to Warsaw and lunch en route.
Arrival in Warsaw and guided tour (4h) of the Polish capital. Cut in two by a river, 85% destroyed by bombing ... It has been rebuilding over the years and reinventing a strong identity between history and modernity. It is now the cultural, scientific and commercial center of the country and hosts many international events. The Royal Route, the Old Town Square, the monument to the Warsaw Uprising, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Chopin Monument ... are all treasures that will allow you to discover the rich history of the country.
In the afternoon you can walk in the Lazienki Park, the largest park in the city surrounding the Royal Palace.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel around Warsaw.
DAY 8 DEPARTURE FROM WARSAW
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure to the airport in Warsaw.
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Included in the package
· 7 overnights with breakfast in 3-4 star hotels
· 7 dinners from day 1 to day 7
· 6 lunches from day 2 to day 7
· Longdistance coach from day 2 to day 7
· Transfers to and from the airport on day 1 and day 8
· Local guide 3 hours in Warsaw, Krakow and Gdansk
· Entrance to the Copernicus House
· Entrance to the Wieliczka Salt Mine
· Entrance to Malbork Castle
· Entrance to the Auschwitz Camp
· Entrance to the Wawel Castle
Not included in the package
· Luggage handling