Warsaw, Lowicz, Torun, Gdansk, Malbork, Olsztyn, Olsztynek
Highlights of Amber Ring
Poland has fully embraced its future as a thriving modern metropolis, but at the same time preserve its past. It is a place to experience rich culture, delicious and unique cuisine and world class beer.
7 Day Tour in search for Poland’s best sites is a truly fascinating and memorable experience. You will be inspired by Poland’s many UNESCO World Heritage sites. You will enjoy Polish hospitality and the Poles unique traditions, which is well known in the world.
Welcome to Warsaw! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. During our first evening you will enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant, with a Mazowsze folklore show and typical Polish dishes and famous Polish vodka.
WARSAW – LOWICZ – TORUN.
In the morning get a fascinating insight into Warsaw’s sightseeing sites. Visit Warsaw’ s UNESCO World heritage site, Old Town, rebuilt with love and dedication after World War Il, the Royal Castle, seat of Polish kings, gothic monuments and churches and the Ghetto memorial.
After that we will head to 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 head towards Torun, where we will stay the night.
TORUN – GDANSK
Today 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.