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2018: Portrait of Poland (6080)
9 days from Warsaw to Warsaw
A rich cultural heritage, fascinating history, and beautiful landscapes make Poland an interesting place to discover. On this Poland tour, you'll spend three nights in Warsaw, two nights each in Gdansk and Krakow, and one night in Poznan. Along the way, learn about Poland's history and visit some of its historic cities with their charming old towns, and some UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide-an expert in the city's history, sights, culture, and secrets-in Warsaw, Gdansk, Torun, Poznan, and Krakow. Torun is the birthplace of renaissance astronomer Copernicus and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Middle Ages, it was a prominent trade center as a member of the Hanseatic League.. Dating back to the 7th century, Krakow is known as Poland's most beautiful city and cultural capital. Here, your sightseeing features the Market Square, one of Europe's loveliest squares; Wawel Hill, and St. Mary's Church, an icon of the city. Gdansk is a beautiful port city on the Baltic Sea which played an important role in recent history by facilitating the events that brought to the fall of the Berlin wall.

On this Poland tour, you'll visit Jasna Gora, the monastery near Czestochowa, an important pilgrimage spot. Its Black Madonna, a painting of the Virgin Mary, is a symbol of the country and venerated as the "Queen of Poland." You'll also visit what is left of the Auschwitz concentration camp, a chilling reminder of the Holocaust.

You'll arrive home from this value-minded tour through Poland with a new appreciation of Poland's history, culture, and wonderful cities- an enriching vacation!
Call (800) 533-5343 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13597146
Tour OperatorCosmos
OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1WarsawCheck into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Polish capital. In the early evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Day 2GdanskToday's included sightseeing tour with a Local Guide is an excellent introduction to Warsaw. Magnificently reconstructed after WWII, Warsaw is a rich tapestry of nearly every European architectural style, from gothic to neoclassical, with wide, modern avenues in striking contrast to the narrow lanes of the old section. Continue to Gdansk on the Baltic Sea, which were one of the most important Hanseatic cities in the 14th and 15th centuries. (B,D)
Day 3GdanskOne of the most important shipping ports in Northern Europe, Gdansk (formerly known by its German name, Danzig) is the birthplace of 'Solidarity,' the Polish trade union that revolutionized Polish modern politics. Sightseeing this morning with your Local Guide introduces you to the city's past and present. Later, spend some time exploring on your own, or join the optional excursion to the town of Malbork, founded in the 13th century by the Teutonic Knights. Visit its gothic Marienburg Castle, one of the most striking fortified castles in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,D)
Day 4PoznanFirst stop today is medieval Torun on the Vistula River, birthplace of renaissance astronomer Copernicus and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your Local Guide will introduce you to the many captivating highlights, including the STAROWKA Old Town with the ruins of a 13th-century Teutonic Knights' castle as well as many samples of gothic architecture. Head west to Poznan, one of the country's oldest cities and a part of Polish history for the past 1,000 years. This afternoon, discover the main attractions on your included city sightseeing with a Local Guide. (B,D)
Day 5KrakowFirst, to Jasna Gora near Czestochowa for a guided visit of the MONASTERY that withstood the repeated onslaughts of overwhelming Swedish forces during the religious wars of the 17th century. Since then, its Black Madonna has been venerated as the 'Queen of Poland' and has become the country's national symbol. Later, head to Krakow. (B,D)
Day 6KrakowDating back to the 7th century, Krakow is held up by many as Poland's most beautiful city. It was the country's capital for over 500 years; the included city tour with a Local Guide shows off ancient Krakow, for centuries the residence of Polish kings. See the Market Square, the Jewish Quarter, Wawel Hill, and ST. MARY'S CHURCH. Continue exploring on your own or take the opportunity to visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, a renowned mine that produced table salt continuously from the 13th century until 2007. This evening, consider joining an optional polka party. (B)
Day 7WarsawEncounter sobering history this morning on your visit to what is left of the AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP, a chilling reminder of the Holocaust. In the afternoon, return to Warsaw. (B,D)
Day 8WarsawAfter breakfast, revisit Warsaw on your own or maybe join an optional excursion to Wilanow Castle. Tonight's optional farewell dinner is a great way to round out your exciting adventure in Poland. (B)
Day 9WarsawYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing
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DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
April 21, 2018Land Only Price$1,219.00 (USD)Quote
May 05, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
May 12, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
May 19, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
June 02, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
June 09, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
June 23, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
June 30, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
July 14, 2018Land Only Price$1,249.00 (USD)Quote
August 04, 2018Land Only Price$1,249.00 (USD)Quote
August 11, 2018Land Only Price$1,249.00 (USD)Quote
August 25, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
September 01, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
September 08, 2018Land Only Price$1,299.00 (USD)Quote
September 15, 2018Land Only Price$1,219.00 (USD)Quote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Prices are per person based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$400

No triple room reduction.

Extra nights per person in Warsaw:
in single room $129; in twin / in triple $70

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    A rich cultural heritage, fascinating history, and beautiful landscapes make Poland an interesting place to discover. On this Poland tour, you'll spend three nights in Warsaw, two nights each in Gdansk and Krakow, and one night in Poznan.
     
     

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