Gdansk, Warsaw, Wroclaw & Krakow
History & Culture
Occupying a central position at the heart of Central Europe, Poland has always been caught between warfare of superpowers.
Dive into its heart-wrenching past and the proud heritage which have been beautifully restored to its former glory. Today, many of Poland’s cities are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Beyond the cities, we will reminisce the tale of caution in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz, admire underground salt chapels and the picturesque countryside capped by Tatras Mountains.
Arriving into Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel to rest, or you may want to take your free at leisure time to walk along the quaint riverside.
Enjoy a half-day Gdansk tour. Walk pass the exteriors of the Gothic Prison Tower, Renaissance Golden Gate, charming ate Gothic and Renaissance houses of Dluga Street, Artus Hall Court and Neptune Fountain, St. Mary’s Church at Mariacka Street, the Old Crane by the picturesque Motlawa River Bank.
Drive to the Gates of Gdansk Shipyard where the “Solidarity Union” collapsed into the hands of the Communist regime and Oliva Cathedral (entrance included) to admire the Rococo organ concert.
Make an excursion to Malbork to explore the UNESCO-listed Teutonic Knight Castle of Marienburg (entrance included), a quintessential medieval defensive castle.
Set off for a walking tour of Torun’s medieval old town (2 hours). Inscribed in UNESCO, Turon is the birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. Both the house and the chapel where he was christened can still be found in the city!
Afterwards, we transfer to Warsaw to rest.
Once destroyed during World War II, Warsaw has gloriously returned as one of Europe’s most beautiful capitals and a UNESCO site today. Our half-day morning tour allows us to admire the exteriors of Sigismund III Vasa monument and the Baroque Royal Castle at the Castle Square, St. John’s Cathedral and the Old Town Square. Thereafter, we drive along the Royal Route to admire the numerous churches, monuments and historic buildings before stopping at Lazienski Royal Park with its Palace on the Water.
This afternoon, enjoy a three-hour tour Wilanow Palace (entrance included), the summer residence of King John Sobieski. Admire the supreme furnishings and Polish portraits, followed by a stroll along the lush surroundings of English, Italian, Baroque and rose gardens.
Today we pass through Lodz, the Promised Land of Poland where you can learn about the history of Jewish community. Briefly stop at the Palace of Israel Poznanski to learn about the “cotton empire” before entering the Factory Museum (entrance include). Walk along the former Ghetto area of Litzmannstadt and the Radegast train station from where journeys to the extermination camps departed.
Enjoy a three-hour Wroclaw walking tour. Visit the oldest part of Wroclaw at Ostrow Tumski, endowed with Gothic and Romanesque churches, followed by the Old Town with its picturesque Town Hall, Renaissance and Baroque tenement houses.
Thereafter, we make an excursion to Prince Bolek’s Ksiaz Castle and the UNESCO-listed Church of Peace in Swidnica (both entrances included).
No tour to Poland is complete without Auschwitz (entrance included). Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will dive deep into the history of the biggest Nazi concentration camp before transferring to Krakow.
Start with three-hour Krakow Old Town walking tour (UNESCO) with its Barbican, Florianska Gate, Collegium Maius courtyard, Main Market Square and Cloth Hall. Visit St. Mary’s Church (entrance included) and continue with Wieliczka Salt Mine private tour (UNESCO), comprising of tunnels 300km deep with chapels sculpted in salt.
Explore the Polish countryside. Take a funicular to Gubalowka Hill for picturesque views over the Tatras Mountains. Follow the pedestrian precint of Krupowki Street where rustic restaurants can be found alongside shops selling lamb-wool sweaters and wooden figures. During the tour, you will also see the architectures of Villa Koliba, Jaszczurowka Chapel and the Chocolow Wooden Village.
Free day at leisure until your transfer to the airport.
PURO Gdansk • PURO Warsaw • PURO Wroclaw • Hotel Unicus Palace Krakow
Boasting a central location in the old town, excellent value and local charm takes centre stage in this hotel. (Opened: 2015; Rooms: 92)View More
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Stylish boutique option within walks to popular restaurants, shops and key attractions within the old town. (Opened: 2011; Rooms: 102)View More
Intimate 5-star hotel just a few minute walks away to the Main Square and the Cloth Hall. (Opened: 2017; Rooms: 64)View More
Hilton Gdansk • Raffles Europejski Warsaw • AC Hotel Wroclaw • Bachleda Luxury Hotel Krakow
Stylish riverside restaurant with the contemporary urban beach and the highest bar in the old town. (Refurbished: 2010; Rooms: 150)View More
Housed on a historic building with over 160 years of stories to tell, this stunning hotel borrows eclectic influences from its past with contemporary finishings. (Opened: 2018; Rooms: 102)View More
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