June 08 - 18, 2019
Tour Status - Available
This is a NEW TOUR for Select Holidays!
A land of striking beauty, Poland is punctuated by great forests and rivers, broad plains, and tall mountains. Warsaw (Warszawa), the country’s capital, combines modern buildings with historic architecture, most of which was heavily damaged during World War II but has since been faithfully restored in one of the most thoroughgoing reconstruction efforts in European history. Other cities of historic and cultural interest include Poznań, the seat of Poland’s first bishopric; Gdańsk, one of the most active ports on the busy Baltic Sea; and Kraków, a historic centre of arts and education. Join Select Holidays on this truly remarkable tour!
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Meals as per itinerary
4 Star Accommodation
Farm & Technical visits
Krakow City Tour
Visit Auschwitz, largest concentration camp
Visit Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wroclaw City Tour
Poznan City Tour
Warsaw City Tour
Visit Bronisze wholesale market
Day 01: June 08, 2019: Krakow, Poland*
Arrive Krakow, Poland. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for 4 nights. Dinner on your own this evening.
*Airfare into Krakow, Poland, is at an additional cost.
Day 02: June 09, 2019: Krakow (B/L/D)
Today enjoy a Krakow city tour. Walk along beautiful Kanonicza and Grodzka streets, enjoy the ambience of the Main Market Square and listen to the bugle call from the tower of St. Mary’s Church. There will be a special Polish lunch. After lunch visit Kazimierz, the old Jewish quarter. It’s an extraordinary place with plenty of cafes, restaurants and clubs. Feel the magic atmosphere and explore the nooks of Kazimierz district. Return to hotel in afternoon with dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 03: June 10, 2019: Krakow (B/L/D)
Following breakfast you will head for the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz Birkenau. It is a German name for Oswiecim, a town located 60 km to Krakow. Between 1940 and 1945 it was home to the largest of Nazi Germany’s concentration camps. Tonight, dinner at the restaurant Ariel. It houses the first private Judaistic art gallery in Krakow, with old and contemporary pieces of art, and in the second symmetric wing of the building, newly constructed, there is a cafe and restaurant with Jewish music concerts.
Day 04: June 11, 2019: Krakow (B/D)
Following breakfast drive out of the city to visit to Wieliczka Salt Mine. Wieliczka is a small town situated just a few kilometers from Krakow and salt has been mined here continuously since the 13th century. It’s a world-class landmark attracting over a million visitors each year. Enjoy dinner at the restaurant Kopalnia Smaku, then return to Krakow for the night.
Day 05: June 12, 2019: Krakow ~ Wroclaw (B/L/D)
Check out of the hotel and drive through the countryside to Wroclaw. Following lunch, visit a beef farm that specializes in Charolais cattle. Later on, check into hotel for two nights and have dinner at an authentic Polish restaurant.
Day 06: June 13, 2019: Wroclaw (B/L/D)
After breakfast, enjoy a Wroclaw city tour. Wrocław is a city on the Oder River in western Poland. It’s known for its Market Square, lined with elegant townhouses and featuring a modern fountain. Also on the square is the Gothic Old Town Hall, with its large astronomical clock. Nearby is the Panorama of Racławice, a painting depicting the 1794 battle for independence. The Centennial Hall, with its giant dome and tall spire, lies across the river. In the afternoon, visit a farm that produce oats, wheat, carrots, potatoes using organic fertilizers as well as horse breeding. Return to hotel in afternoon.
Day 07: June 14, 2019: Wroclaw ~ Poznan (B/L/D)
Check out after breakfast and visit beef farm in Gołanice that specializes in Limousine cattle. Continue your journey through the countryside to Poznan, one of the top 10 "Must See Polish Cities" to visit. After checking into your hotel for 2 nights, enjoy dinner at an authentic Polish restaurant.
Day 08: June 15, 2019: Poznan (B/L/D)
Today enjoy a Poznan city tour. With over a thousand years of history Poznan is one of the oldest cities in Poland. Take a walk around the Old Town and see the 13th century town hall with the famous billy-goat clock. On the Market Square you will find the pillory that was used to punish people for minor offenses. They were tied to it and publicly whipped. Free time after lunch to further explore this city on your own. Dinner this evening at the restaurant Ratuszowa where you will have a taste of traditional Polish cuisine.
Day 09: June 16, 2019: Warsaw (B/L/D)
After breakfast, check out and travel to Warsaw. Upon arrival, enjoy a city tour of Warsaw which is the largest Polish city as well as the capital of Poland. The city has contrasts where history blends with modernity. Highlights include: the Palace of Culture, the Royal Route and Lazienki Garden. Pay a visit to former Jewish ghetto and have the opportunity to see the Umschlagplatz. In the Old Town see the with characteristic Sigismund’s column and the Royal Castle. Listen to the legend of the Warsaw mermaid and take a picture of Chopin’s Monument. Enjoy dinner then check into the hotel for 2 nights.
Day 10: June 17, 2019: Warsaw (B/L/D)
Following breakfast, visit Bronisze wholesale market in Warsaw, established in 1995, operated by a company comprised of the government and the sellers. The fruit and vegetable market is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Enjoy free time in the city center before a "Farewell dinner" at the restaurant this evening.
Day 11: June 18, 2019: End of Tour* [B]
After breakfast, transfer to the airport. End of Services.
*Airfare from Warsaw, Poland is at an additional cost.