Warsaw, Krakow And Auschwitz
- GBP (£)
- EUR (€)
- USD ($)
When you arrive in Poland’s capital city you’ll be transferred to your centrally located hotel. When you’ve settled in, head over to Old Town. Sadly, Poland was so heavily bombed during WW2, the Old Town of Warsaw isn’t very old. It was rebuilt after 1945 to replicate the look and feel of how it was. This is a reflection of Poland’s brutal history.
It is, however, a very beautiful part of the city. It’s Warsaw’s main tourism hub. There are many great restaurants to choose from.
Today you’ll join a guided walking tour of the city. You’ll walk along the Royal Route, see the Grand Theatre, the Ghetto Memorial and learn about the city’s impressive architecture.
You’re free to explore Warsaw at your own pace. You could visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews or the Warsaw Rising Museum. You’ll certainly want to visit the Palace of Culture and Science, a shining example of Soviet Brutalism.
In the evening, you’ll join a guided night tour of the city. There are many great places to drink in Warsaw.
Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow. It should take around four hours. On the way, you’ll see wonderful views of Poland’s countryside. When you’ve checked into your hotel in Krakow, and then head to Kazimierz, the historic Jewish quarter. It’s now full of hipster cafes, art galleries and vintage clothing outlets. You could be in East London, only with much lower prices!
Today you’ll join a guided tour of Krakow. You’ll start in the Old Town, a UNESCO Heritage Site. You’ll see Cloth Hall and Ryneck Glowny. Over at the old walls of the city, you’ll see the Florian Gate and get a feel for Medieval Krakow. You’ll also see the striking contrast of Soviet architecture juxtaposed with the splendours of Wawel Royal Castle.
This morning you’ll be transferred privately from Krakow to Auschwitz. You’ll begin at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, and then go on a guided tour through the camps. You’ll see the yellow stars that were used to distinguish Jews and the pink triangles that distinguished homosexuals. You’ll then learn about the methods that were used to kill people on an industrial scale.
You’ll return to Krakow after the tour with a lot to think about.
Enjoy a day at leisure in Krakow. You’ll no doubt need some time to absorb everything you saw on the previous day.
As you’re near the Czech border, we can extend this trip for you and transfer you to Prague. Otherwise, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
We want to ensure you have the best experience with us so we’ll keep working on your itinerary until perfect. You will have your own personal dedicated member of our team who will help build the perfect trip for you.
020 7157 1570
To start planning your trip, please call us or complete the enquiry form and one of our team of experts will contact you as soon as possible for an initial consultation to discuss your travel plans in more detail.
All the prices on our website do not include flights. We can, of course, arrange them for you.