Visit Warsaw, Czestochowa, Auschwitz, Zakopane, Cracow, Wieliczka, Lowicz, Torun, Gdansk, Malbork, Olsztyn.
Visit Poland DMC
Highlights of Across Poland
Experience the colourful culture and heritage of Poland with an unforgettable 11 Day Poland Discovery tour from Warsaw.
Get ready to enjoy Polish UNESCO World heritage sites, the concentration camp at Auschwitz, Wieliczka Salt Mines, one of the largest tourist attractions in Poland and the Old Town in Torun.
Make your way through the historic city of Warsaw, stopping at Polish medieval city of Cracow and embrace the great outdoors in inspiring Tatra Mountains in Zakopane.
You will enjoy Polish hospitality and the Poles unique traditions, which is well known in the world. At the typical Mazovian town of Lowicz, famous for folk art, you will be hosted for a traditional dinner with a local family.
In the morning we will venture to Warsaw’ s historic Old Town, rebuilt with love and dedication after World War Il and listed on UNESCO Heritage site. Royal Castle, seat of Polish kings, where the Constitution of May 3rd was signed in1791, the second oldest Constitution after the US constitution will be a highlight of our morning tour.
After lunch at a local restaurant in the Old Town, continue your tour to the former Warsaw Ghetto. We visit the famous Warsaw café, “U Bliklego”, to taste a Polish doughnut, called “paczek,” In the afternoon enjoy a piano recital with the world famous compositions of Frederic Chopin. A glass of sparkling wine will be served during intermission.
WARSAW – CZESTOCHOWA – AUSCHWITZ – ZAKOPANE
After breakfast, we’re hitting the road to Zakopane – one of the most popular holiday resorts in the Tatra Mountains. On our way we will stop in Czestochowa, where we visit Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine, known as Poland’s holiest icon. There will also be a break for lunch at local polish restaurant.
Our journey this afternoon takes us also to the concentration camp at Auschwitz – UNESCO heritage. This evening we arrive to Zakopane, located in the Tatra Mountains. The evening is at your leisure.
ZAKOPANE – CRACOW
The main Polish mountain resort is at your footsteps, let’s go and discover it. On our list to visit are: the Jaszczurowka Chapel, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima at Krzeptowki, which was built as a votive for saving the life of Pope John Paul II after the assassination attempt.
A cable car trip up to, one of the most beautiful places in the Tatras: Mt. Gubalowka, facing the amazing beauty of Zakopane will be our next attraction. There will also be enough time to walk down Krupowki Street to find some Polish traditional souvenirs. The adventure part of the day is ahead of us. Take a raft trip down the Dunajec river gorge (weather permitting) meandering along the Polish-Slovak border through the Pieniny National Park. No need to worry, the rafts are comfortable and safe. After that, continue to Cracow.
CRACOW – WIELICZKA
A leisurely walk through the beautiful streets of Cracow this morning with our Local Specialist, showcases the Royal Castle and Cathedral on Wawel Hill. Visit the fascinating churches with different architectural styles, the world’s biggest wooden altar (carved by Wit Stwosz in 1477-1489), the legendary Wawel Castle, the Renaissance Cloth Hall and the Mariacki Church.
After lunch we will take a tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mines, one of the largest tourist attractions in Poland, registered on the UNESCO list. Visit Chapel of Saint Kinga, the oldest and the most attractive underground chapel, which is 101m underground. In the evening, enjoy dinner with a folklore show in restaurant located at Old Town.
CRACOW – LOWICZ – TORUN
Today we will head towards Torun. On our way we will stop in Lowicz, a typical Mazovian town famous for folk art. You will be invited for a home-hosted dinner by a local family.
After our stop in Lowicz we will get back on the bus and drive to Torun, where we will stay the night.
TORUN – GDANSK
We will start our journey by touring around the Old Town of Torun (UNESCO World Heritage Site). This delightful historical city is abundant in original Gothic structures that survived numerous wars and invasions, including a magnificent town hall, medieval fortification walls and the Polish “leaning tower”. You will also get a bite of the local gingerbread.
After lunch at a local restaurant we will transfer to Gdansk. Upon arrival we give you the afternoon free to explore this city on your own.
Today we see Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, known as the Trojmiasto / Tricity. The capital of Eastern Pomerania is Gdansk, one of Poland’s three major seaports, the city with a thousand years of history and full of priceless monuments of the past. You will walk to a “Dlugi Targ” – Long Market, the Old Town area of Gdansk, a masterpiece of reconstruction with its lovely burgher’s houses, Town Hall, Artus Court, Gothic Church of Our Lady and Neptune Fountain.
After lunch at the local restaurant we continue our drive to Sopot – best known for the longest wooden pier and the Opera Lesna which is a home to annual International Song Festival. We will experience a concert at the Oliwa Cathedral. Enjoy your free evening.
GDANSK – MALBORK – OLSZTYN
Today, we head off to the great Masuria Lake district. Later we will make our way to Malbork, where we visit the Castle of the Teutonic Order, founded in 1274 by the Teutonic Knights on the banks of the Nogat River. The castle is a stunning example of a medieval fortress and the largest brick Gothic castle in the world.
In the evening enjoy a picnic with folklore show at a local restaurant in Olsztyn.
OLSZTYN – OLSZTYNEK – WARSAW
Today, on our way to Warsaw, we stop at Etnographic Park in Olsztynek and we visit skansen of Folk Architecture, the Museum devoted to 18th and 19th century folk architecture from Warmia, Mazuria and Lithuania as well. A farewell dinner will be hosted at a local restaurant in Warsaw.
Your tour ends this morning and you will be transferred to the airport for the flight home.