Biuro Podróży Funclub

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Best of Poland - 9 days
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Itinerary

Day 1 - Warsaw – Airport pick-up

We will depart from Warsaw airport and transfer to the hotel, which will be followed by dinner in a local restaurant. In the evening you will have a unique opportunity to experience Warsaw night life on famous Mazowiecka street. An overnight stay in a hotel will be provided.

Day 2 – Warsaw – Ostroda (200 km, 3 hours)

After breakfast, we will start Warsaw city tour from another UNESCO world heritage site - the Old Town with its charming and colourful townhouses and picturesque narrow streets. In the Old Town Market Square you will see a mermaid which is the official symbol of the city. We will also see the Barbican and the Royal Castle. Afterwards, we will take The Royal Route which connects three former residences of Polish rulers: Royal Castle, Royal Łazienki and Wilanów Palace. It is regarded as the city’s most famous route. In the line of the buildings located in Krakowskie Przedmieście and Nowy Świat street you will be able to find the Presidential Palace, the Warsaw University campus, as well as some beautiful churches and townhouses. The Route continues along the elegant and green Aleje Ujazdowskie with embassies and ministries situated along the way. The historical route ends at Wilanów Palace. Afternoon time will be devoted to visiting summer residence of the last Polish king, Stanisław August Poniatowski – Lazienki Palace and its park. The park includes a winter garden, an amphitheatre and even a Chinese garden. The biggest attraction, however, are the park’s permanent residents - squirrels and peacocks. Another site worth seeing is the Classicistic Palace on the Isle with its enchanting interior design and gallery of paintings. Our tour will finish next to the best-known and the tallest building in the city - the Palace of Culture and Science which was an official present from the Soviet people to the Poles. Visible from almost any place in Warsaw, the palace is to Warsaw what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris - a perfect landmark. After a full day in Warsaw we will drive to Ostroda which is a picturesque town located in the west of historic Masuria Region on the banks of the Drwęca River. Ostroda has become a growing tourist attraction owing to its relaxing natural surroundings. Later we will have dinner and stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 3 – Ostróda – Malbork - Gdańsk (160km, 2 hours, 30 minutes)

After breakfast, on our way to Gdańsk, first we will stop in Malbork, a town characteristic for its medieval Malbork Castle built in the thirteenth century. It is the world’s largest brick castle, listed as one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. After exploring the castle we will continue our trip to Gdansk. After checking in at the hotel we will start to explore the city in a more detailed way. First, we will see the Upland Gate which used to be a fortification of Gdansk and also one of the main city’s gates. Then, we will pass by the Prison Tower and the Torture House which form a spectacular baked-brick structure. It is a remain of Gothic defense walls from the fifteenth century. Close to the Prison Tower we will be able to find the Golden Gate which is the beginning of the Long Market consisting of charming streets on which great mansions with facades from Renaissance and Baroque period are located. Our next point will be the Main Square and the Artus Court where the Hanseatic League had their meetings. You will also have a chance to see St. Mary’s Basilica. On our way back, we will visit the Mariacka Street where you can find many stylish boutiques and terraced houses. We will eat dinner in a local restaurant in the city center and later stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 4 - Gdansk-Gdynia–Sopot (50 km, a full-day trip) – Toruń (170 km – 2 hours)

After breakfast we will go for a tour to the famous Tricity area – Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot. Gdynia is the only city in Poland and one of a few in Europe which proudly possesses such a long and accessible seashore. You can easily catch great views of the sea, and also find long promenades, beautiful waterfronts, marinas, yacht clubs and great sand beaches. Sopot is a popular, fancy holiday resort where you will have a chance to walk on Europe’s longest wooden pier and see an amazing, old lighthouse to which top you can climb and admire the overview on Sopot pier and the marine. At the end of the tour we will visit Oliwa Cathedral in Gdansk where you will have a unique chance to listen to a pipe-organ concert. After the concert we will transfer to Torun where we will have dinner and stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 5 - Torun – Czestochowa (300 km, 3 hours 30 minutes)

After breakfast we will explore the city of Nicolaus Copernicus, one of the most impressive Polish cities of enormous historic value. The Old Town with its beautiful Town Hall dated back to the thirteenth century is the only example of true Gothic architecture in Poland and has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In Torun we will visit Copernicus Museum which is located in the Old House where Nicolaus Copernicus was born. After the city tour you will have some free time for shopping and trying gingerbreads for which Torun has been well know since the Middle Ages. After visiting Torun we will continue our journey to Czestochowa city, where we will visit the most important Polish holy place – Jasna Gora Monastery. Later we will have dinner and stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 6 – Czestochowa – Cracow (150 km, 2 hours)

After breakfast we will depart to Cracow - one of the most important city in Poland. Our sightseeing tour will begin with Wawel Hill and the Royal Castle which was a a political and cultural heart of Poland throughout the sixteenth century. Later we will proceed to the Old Town and Kazimierz, the former Jewish Quarter with very interesting Synagogue of Remuh from the sixteenth century. This historic centre was included as the first of its kind in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978. Also in Cracow we will visit St. Mary’s Basilica, the Main Square with famous Sukiennice which is one of the city's most recognizable icons. Later in the afternoon we will explore Kościuszko Mound, a hill dedicated to Polish and American military hero. We will have dinner in the Old Town and afterwards free time for your own leisure in Cracow city centre. An overnight stay in a hotel will be provided.

Day 7 - Cracow - Auschwitz - Wieliczka Salt Mine (100 km, full day trip)

After breakfast a departure to Auschwitz Museum will take place. It is a former German-Nazi concentration and extermination camp and it has become a place of pilgrimage for survivors, their families, and all those who wish to remember and contemplate the Holocaust. This incredibly moving place, full of proofs of the cruel European history of the Second World War is nowadays the UNESCO World Heritage Site and due to it educational value is one of the must-see places in Poland. Afterwards, we will drive to Wieliczka Salt Mine, a fantastic underground wonder where you will be able to see chapels, grottoes and chambers, all of them carved in salt. The mine is result of work of tens of generations of miners, a monument to the history of Poland and to the Polish nation and it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. Dinner and an overnight stay in the hotel in Cracow will be provided.

Day 8 – Cracow – Warsaw (300 km, 3 hours 30 minutes)

After breakfast you will have some free time for shopping in Cracow Old Town area. Next, we will head for Warsaw. Dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel will be provided there. For the interested ones, you will have an opportunity to explore Warsaw by night.

Day 9 – Warsaw Airport

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Warsaw Airport according to your flight schedule.

Services
In price
  • sightseeing according to the program
  • Platinum class coach transport during all trip (bar, air conditioning, toilet, DVD, on board service)
  • cold and hot drinks and snacks in the bus
  • 8 nights (hotels 3/4/5 stars),
  • 8 breakfasts and 8 dinners – big variety of food,
  • different types of meals - departure and airport pick ups
  • insurance according to European standards
  • professional tour guide system
  • English speaking tour leader
  • local guides service
  • entrance fees
Additional information

This 9-day tour begins and ends in Warsaw. During these days you will explore the beauty of Poland. We will show you the most interesting and important places in our country and we will make sure that you are having good time.

Highlights:

  • Go sightseeing Warsaw, the capital of Poland
  • Take a walk in Cracow Old Town and enjoy the night life
  • Try traditional polish dumplings
  • Try the best ginger bread in the city of Copernicus
  • See the Palace of Culture, the most famous Stalin’s present
  • Visit Gdansk, the city of Solidarity, Polish Trade Union
  • Visit Auschwitz, the most important symbol of Holocaust, terror and genocide Auschwitz

Traveling by Platinum Couch Transport Unique interior, friendly service, maximum comfort on board and complete safety. Our coaches are equipped with high-tech solutions designed to make your travel more attractive. There are only 30 seats in a 15-meter long bus. The on-board kitchen is fully equipped with a coffee machine, professional coffee grinder, drink refrigerator, wine cooler, ice crusher, two ovens, a microwave-oven as well as a water-heater. Our exclusive new Scania coaches are driven by experienced, competent drivers, who drive perfectly and safely along the crowded city streets and throughout all the European countries.

Traveling By Royal Class Transportation This fleet includes only new coaches supplied by SETRA, SCANIA, Van Hool and VDL. They offer 51, 54, 64 or 78 seats and are fitted with: air-conditioning, DVD, CD, WC, a mini-bar, a refrigerator, comfortable reclining and sliding seats with safety belts. We also offer a professional sound system, WI-FI at the customer’s request. The distance between the seats is at least 96 cm.

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