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Cracow and around


    1° day ARRIVAL

    Arrival in Cracow, transfer to the hotel, check-in, free time.

    2° day CRACOW

    After a breakfast, meeting with the guide. All-day-stay in Cracow. Our visit in the city we start from Matejko Square, where we know a history of Kleparz and see a very important monument of Battle of Grunwald. The Square is a start’s point of Via Regia, the way, which kings of Poland go to the Wawel Castle and which we go this day.
    The next attraction is Barbakan, a fortified outpost once connected to the city walls. It is one of the few remaining relics of the complex network of fortifications and defensive barriers that once encircled the royal city. In the old times Barbakan was connected with Floriańska Gate, which we come to Old Town.
    The Via Regia leads us to the Main Square, one of the biggest city markets in the Europe. Here we can admire Sukiennice (medieval shopping gallery), the Town Hall Tower and St. Mary's Church – the most famous monuments in Cracow. We visit the church, where is the valuable Gothic Altarpiece by Veit Stoss. We also go to small Mariacki Square to hear the traditional Hejnał and wave to the Hejnalista.
    After that we go our Via Regia and hear about places and monuments connected to famous people from all over the world, such as Wierzynek Restaurant, Franciszkańska Street, where the Pope John Paul II met with young people, St. Peter and Paul Church and many others.
    In the end we reach the Wawel Hill. It is a place of great significance to the Polish people. We visit the Cathedral and Royal Castle.

    A break for a dinner.

    In the afternoon we go to Kazimierz. It is a Cracow quarter composed of two parts: Christian and Jewish. We start from Christian part from Skałka, which means "a small rock" in Polish, is a small outcrop where the Bishop saint Stanislaus was slain by order of king Bolesław II the Bold in 1079. This action resulted in the king's exile and the eventual canonization of the slain bishop.
    Then we walk to the Wolnica Square, which was the market of medieval Kazimierz, when the quarter was separated city. We can notice similarity to the Main Square, because the cities were like a twins.
    In the evening we visit Jewish quarter. We walk down old, tight, narrow streets to see monuments connected to Jewish people, who live here for a long time. We hear about their history and see places, where they prayed, spent time such as synagogues, cemetery, Szeroka Street. We also go to New Square to taste a famous dainty – quiches.


    Trip to the Ojcowski National Park. The earliest settlement in the area dates to the Paleolithic, approximately 120,000 years ago. The Ojców region is rich in flint, which attracted early humans. The park contains numerous castles, including a ruined Gothic castle at Ojców and a better-preserved Renaissance castle at Pieskowa Skała, both of which were part of a late-medieval system of defenses in southwestern Poland, known as the Trail of the Eagles' Nests constructed by the order of King of Poland, Kazimierz the Great. We will work and admire beautiful landscape.
    Come back to Cracow, dinner, overnight.


    This day we see two monuments included on the UNESCO list.
    After a breakfast we go to Oświęcim to visit Auschwitz concentration camp built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II.

    Break for a dinner.

    Then we go to Wieliczka to visit the oldest salt mine in the Europe. The mine's attractions include dozens of statues and four chapels that have been carved out of the rock salt by the miners. The oldest sculptures are augmented by the new carvings by contemporary artists.
    Come back to the hotel.

    5° day ZAKOPANE

    In the early morning we go to Zakopane, the town lying in extreme south of Poland, in Tatra Mountains. We will admire the regional "góral" culture and architecture.
    Two proposals of spend time: walking in the Tatrzański National Park with guide or city tour. Time for shopping and dinner in the Krupówki Street.
    Leaving for Krakow.

    6° day CRACOW - NOWA HUTA

    All-day-stay in Cracow. This day we go to the Kosciuszko Hill and visit the one part of the huge Kraków Fortress.

    Then we go the Nowa Huta the quarter of Cracow, which is a souvenir of communism in Poland. To "correct the class imbalance", the authorities commenced building a satellite industrial town to attract people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds to the region. Nowa Huta was started in 1949 as a separate town near. It was planned as a huge centre of heavy industry. The town was to become an ideal town for the Communist propaganda and populated mostly by industrial workers. On July 22, 1954, the Vladimir Lenin Steelworks was opened and in less than 20 years the factory became the biggest steel mill in Poland.

    Dinner, free time, transfer to the hotel, overnight.

    7° day DEPARTURE

    It is our last day of Poland, we may spend it as we like, depends of our departure time. Transportation to the airport. Home flihght.


Price includes:

  • transfer from/to the airport,
  • coach transfers during the whole trip,
  • accommodation as per agreement,
  • HB (Half Board) or FB (Full Board) option – as per agreement,
  • tickets to tourist attraction accordance with the program,
  • local guide in English,
  • insurance of medical expenses, accidents and luggage.

Price doesn’t include:

  • additional meals, beverages not included in the program,
  • trips not included in the program,
  • personal expenses.

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