Trafalgar 11D Best of Poland
- SIGHTSEEING TOUR with a Local Specialist in Warsaw, Gdańsk, Toruń,Wrocław and Kraków
- ORIENTATION of Zakopane
- VISIT the Old Town in Warsaw, the European Solidarity Centre, the UNESCO World Heritage town of Toruń, the Cloth Halland St. Mary's Church in Kraków, the former concentration camp of Auschwitz and Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa
- VIEW the Cathedral, Salt Square and the Old Town Hall in Wrocław
Day 1: ARRIVE WARSAW (2 NIGHTS)
Connect with Warsaw's steadfast spirit – a city rebuilt from the ashes of World War II. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Travel Director at your hotel.
Day 2: WARSAW SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
This morning, embark on an in-depth guided sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist’. 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. (Breakfast)
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’, 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. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4: GDAŃSK FREE DAY OR OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE TOMALBORK
Enjoy a full free day to explore Gdańsk on your terms. Consider joining an Optional Experience to visit Malbork Castle, founded by the Teutonic Order of Knights in 1274. (Breakfast)
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 Wroclaw, a former European Capital of Culture. Tonight, enjoy dinner at your hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 6: WROCŁAW SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
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. (Breakfast)
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. 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. (Breakfast, Dinner)
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 Halland St. Mary's Church. This evening, perhaps sample some lively Polish entertainment with dinner. (Breakfast)
Day 9: KRAKÓW FREE TIME
Consider joining an Optional Experience to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, renowned as the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland. The rest of the day is yours to explore the sights on your own. (Breakfast)
Day 10: KRAKÓW – AUSCHWITZ – CZĘSTOCHOWA – WARSAW
We visit the concentration camp at Auschwitz, a poignant reminder of the horrors perpetrated during the Holocaust. Travelling to Jasna Góra Monastery, we see the iconic Black Madonna of Częstochowa. This evening, we arrive in Warsaw, where we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with newfound friends (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 11: DEPART WARSAW
Say farewell to your travel companions and Travel Director. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (Breakfast)
CONNECT WITH LOCALS
In the Polish Highlands, join a local family for a 'Be My Guest' dinner featuring local gastronomic delights such as roasted goat meat and salted, smoked sheep cheese. ( Day 7 )
DIVE INTO CULTURE
Visit the Aula Leopoldina at Wrocław University, the beautiful Baroque ceremonial hall of this ancient place of learning. ( Day 6 )
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