Gdansk-Torun-Krakow-Auschwitz-Krakow-Wieliczka-Krakow

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Date: 27-30 September 2014
Min pax: 20
Rate: EUR 575 p.p. accommodation in twin room
EUR 710 accommodation in single room.

TOUR ITINERARY:

Saturday, 27 September 2014:
GDANSK – TORUN– KRAKOW  

After breakfast, we depart for Torun.  We see the highlights of Torun. It is the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus and considered one of the most magnificent historic cities of Poland. Its Old Town has been included in UNESCO’s list for its impressive 13th century Town Hall, superb churches and historic streets preserving Torun’s past glory. A visit to the Copernicus Museum is included in your itinerary. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Torun. After lunch, we drive to Krakow. (Breakfast, lunch included)

Sunday, 28 September 2014:
KRAKOW – AUSCHWITZ – KRAKOW   

After breakfast, we depart for Auschwitz-Birkenau to visit the Martyrdom Museum of the former German Nazi concentration camp, the infamous factory of death. Tonight’s dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Krakow’s Old Town Market Square. (Breakfast, dinner included)

Monday, 29 September 2014:
KRAKOW - WIELICZKA

In the morning drive to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, an unforgettable tourist attraction with underground chambers, grottoes, and chapels carved from salt. Lunch in the local restaurant. Drive back to Krakow to Old Town with its restored Main Square of magnificent houses and palaces. There, you stop at St. Mary’s Basilica where to see the magnificent wooden altar by Wit Stwosz. In the middle of the square is Cloth Hall built before 1349, but renovated in the 16th century with many shopping stalls inside. Free time for shopping. (Breakfast, lunch included)

Tuesday, 30 September 2014:
KRAKOW    

The morning sightseeing tour will feature Wawel, the Royal Castle, home to three dynasties of Poland’s monarchs. Its stately halls and exquisite chambers are filled with priceless art, valuable period furniture and rare ancient objects. The collection of monumental 16th century tapestries is matchless. You will also visit the Wawel Cathedral, the place of the cult of St. Stanislaw and St. Jadwiga, Queen of Poland.  Its 18 chapels are true architectural masterpieces. The giant bell, Zygmunt from 1520 ranks with the world’s largest. This is the place where Polish kings were crowned and buried.

We end the tour with lunch at a local restaurant. (Breakfast, lunch included)

Included services:

• Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities
• Mazurkas Travel English-speaking tour escort assistance
• Obligatory English speaking local guides
• Private air-conditioned motor coach/minibus (depending on the group size)
• Meals as per itinerary:
- breakfast daily
- 3 x lunch served at a local restaurants
- 1 x dinner served at a local restaurants
• Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
• Entrance fees:
- Auschwitz-Birkenau
- Krakow – Royal Castle and Cathedral on the Wawel Hill, St. Mary’s Church
- Wieliczka Salt Mine
• Luggage handling at hotels (one piece per person)
• Hotel charges and taxes

Indication of hotels:
3 nights at 3-star hotel in Krakow (Wyspianski or similar).