DAY 1 GDANSK (lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the airport to the Gdansk city center is about 35 minutes (16 km)
Arrival at the Gdansk Airport in the morning. Transfer to the hotel, check-in and time to refresh. Then a tour of Gdansk, which we will start with the Town Hall – the most magnificent and most valuable secular building of old-time Gdansk, the seat of city authorities. A walk down Dluga Street, a representative street running through the MainTown in the downtown area. Then we go to the Artus Court, which for many years was one of the most magnificent buildings in Northern Europe. A stop by the Neptune Fountain - the symbol of Gdansk - standing in front of Artus Court. Another attraction is the Young Lady From The Window. Every day at 13:03 a figure of a seventeenth-century Gdansk girl looks at passers-by from the top window of the tenement house adjacent to the ArtusCourt – the New Lawa House - . Nearby we can also find the Golden Tenement, one of the most beautiful buildings in Gdansk, which was erected for mayor Jan Speymann - a wealthy merchant and enlightened art patron, and his wife Judith. A visit to St. Mary's Basilica, called the "crown of the city of Gdansk". This church is the largest brick Gothic temple in Europe, which was built 159 years ago. A walk along the Długie Wybrzeże (Long Shore) promenade, stretching along the western bank of the Motlawa, where we will be able to admire the Crane - the historic port crane and one of Gdansk's water gates. A lunch at a local restaurant. After the meal, we will go to the Museum of World War II, the goal of which is to disseminate knowledge about the war and to commemorate its victims and heroes. A walk towards the Gdansk Shipyard - one of the largest shipyards in Poland from where we will go to Westerplatte – the peninsula that is a symbol of World War II. Dinner at the local restaurant and then transfer to the hotel. Overnight accommodation.
DAY 2 GDANSK -SOPOT- GDYNIA (breakfast, lunch, dinner)Contact us
The transfer time from the Gdansk city center to the Sopot city center is about 50 minutes (26 km)
The transfer time from the Sopot city center to the Gdynia city center is about 20minutes (10km)
After breakfast transfer to Sopot. We will start the tour from the famous Sopot pier, the full name of which is theJohn Paul II Pier, which is associated with the Holy Father, who visited it twice. It is the longest wooden pier in Europe and on the Baltic Sea. It is one of the main attractions of the city. From the pier we go to the Bohaterów Monte CassinoStreet, colloquially called the ''Monciak'', which is an extension of the Sopot Pier. Here you can see the figurine of the so-called Umbrella Makerandthe Crooked House. Lunch at a local restaurant. After the meal, a visit to the Sopot Lighthouse, which serves as a kind of observation tower, from which you can see the panorama of Sopot and the Gdansk Bay. With really good visibility and with your own binoculars, you can see the Hel Peninsula and Westerplatte. Transfer to Gdynia. We will start the sightseeing with a visit to the ORP BŁYSKAWICA – the Museum Ship. The Błyskawica is one of the most beautiful ships in its class. In addition to the armament visible on board, inside you can learn about the traditions of the Polish navy. Near the Błyskawica is the 'Dar Pomorza’ - a sailing training ship bought by the Pomerania community for the Polish Naval Academy in Gdynia. Now it is a museum ship. Then we will visit the Torpedownia – a German research center, which was established during World War II, one of the most inspirational attractions of Gdynia. Lunch in a local restaurant. After the meal a walk along the Swietojanska Street, one of Gdynia’s main streets, which is considered as a representative street. Due to the large number of commercial premises, it was considered to be Gdynia's trade center. Free time for independent sightseeing, shopping or coffee in a cafe. Return to the hotel.
DAY 3 MALBORK (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the Gdynia city center to the Malbork city center is about 1 hour 45 minutes (90km)
After breakfast in the hotel a drive to Malbork. The tour will start with the Castle of the Teutonic Order, the largest in the world in terms of surface area. Erected in several stages by the Teutonic Order, initially the seat of the Grand Masters. Since 1997 it has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Lunch at a local restaurant. Walk towards the Mennonite Cemetery. Free time in the city center for sightseeing, shopping or a cup of coffee in one of the local cafes. Evening show on the city square, adjacent to Kosciuszki Street, where the water coming out of almost 50 nozzles of the Malbork fountain dances in the rhythm of music. The spectacularism of this show is enhanced by lighting effects, which brings together hundreds of onlookers in the summer season. Dinner in a local restaurant and return to the hotel. Overnight accommodation.
DAY 4 TORUN (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the Malbork city center to Torun is about 2 hours 20 minutes (140 km)
After a breakfast in the hotel a drive to Torun. The tour will start with the District Museum in Toruń - the Nicolaus Copernicus House, one of the oldest museums in Poland, located in the Gothic Old Town Hall. Lunch at a local restaurant. After the meal a walk in the direction of the Old Town, where there are many monuments such as the Nicolaus Copernicus Monument, the Keelman Monument or the Old Town Square - the central point of the Old Town, built on a square plan, St. John's Cathedral, one of the oldest churches of the former Teutonic state, the Toruń Draper's Hall - a trading hall with stalls where cloth was traded, originally a wooden hall with a ceiling supported by a row of columns, or the monumental Old Town Hall standing in the middle of the Old Town Square. It is one of the largest and most magnificent buildings of this type in Europe, still an icon of Torun. Free time for sightseeing, shopping and rest in one of Torun's cafes (possibility of tasting a real delicacy - the gingerbread from Toruń). Dinner in a local restaurant and then a drive to the hotel. Overnight accommodation.
DAY 5 WARSAW (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the Torun city center to the Warsaw city center it is about 3 hours 15 minutes (260 km)
After breakfast transfer to Warsaw. Then, a Warsaw City Tour which we will begin with the Old Town which is the oldest urban center in Warsaw, on which medieval architecture prevails. During the Second World War 90% of it was destroyed. Following its excellent reconstruction, it was brought onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1980. It is the location of the Royal Castle, which was the seat of the authorities and the king. Today, the characteristic shape of the castle with the Clock Tower (from which every day at 11:15 am a bugle call is played) opens the way to the Old Town, we will also see King Sigismund III Vasa’s Column, which is located on the longest street of Old Town - Piwna street or the Statue of the Warsaw Mermaid, which is located in center of the Old Town Market Square, surrounded by a fountain which lets you cool down in hot weather. Walking towards the Old Town Market we will admire the Fukier’s House, a tenement house located on the Varsovian Old Town between the Old Town Market Square and Piwna street. Next, we will admire monuments such as the Warsaw Barbacan built in 1548 as the part of the Warsaw fortified walls, Old Town Fortifications which are a part of the Barbacan, and the Little Insurrectionist statue, which stands at the outer defensive wall of the OldTown, commemorating the youngest participants of the Warsaw Uprising. Lunch in a local restaurant. After the meal, a walk down the Krakowskie Przedmieście, where the Presidential Palace, the Monument of Prince Joseph Poniatowski and the Monument of Boleslaw Prus are located. Then we walk towards the Monument of the Marshall Jozef Pilsudski from where we will walk to the Pilsudski Square, the location of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and next to the Saxon Garden, where there will be some free time for independent walks. Dinner in a local restaurant and return to the hotel.
DAY 6 WARSAW (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
After breakfast we will walk to Lazienki Park– the summer residence of king Stansilaw August Poniatowski. As we explore it, we will visit such pearls of European architecture as the Palace on the Isle, one of the most valuable Polish classicist monuments, the Old Orangery – the location of the Royal Sculpture Gallery with plaster copies of the most famous sculptures of the ancient world, the Myslewicki Palace, where original polychromes have survived, among others views of Rome and Venice, the White House – the first building erected from the ground up by Stanislaw August Poniatowski, the Podchorążówka with Ignacy Jan Paderewski's Memorabilia, or the picturesque Amphitheater. We will also see the Belvedere – a palace located at the Belwederska street. The name ''Belvedere'' is also used for the entire palace and park complex, and also Monument of Frederic Chopin – a secession monument depicting a cast bronze figure of the composer sitting under a stylized Mazovian willow. In the gardens of Lazienki you walk down pathways and alleys among trees. At our disposal is: the Royal Garden, the Romantic Garden, the Modernist Garden and the Chinese Garden. Lunch at a local restaurant. After the meal we will walk to the Palace of Culture and Science, the tallest building in Poland, with 44 floors and 3288 rooms, where on the 30th floor there is an observation deck at 114 meters. Next, a walk to the Copernicus Science Center,the purpose of which is to promote and popularize scientific communication. Visitors get to know the laws of nature by personally conducting experiments on the interactive exhibitions. The permanent exhibitions consist of hundreds of interactive posts placed in six permanent galleries: the World of Motion (issues associated with movement as a physical phenomenon), Man and the Environment (issues focused on the human being and their surroundings), the Roots of Civilization (issues presenting the history of human civilization and its most important inventions, such as the radio, the Internet or film), the Light Zone (the gallery utilizes a noir-style crime story to shows the issues related to physical light), Generation (a gallery for the so-called young adults, many exhibits refer to psychological and sociological phenomena) or Bzzz! (a gallery designed for children up to the age of 6 that presents issues related to nature in an accessible way). Lunch in a local restaurant. After the meal a cruise on the Vistula, during which we can sightsee Warsaw and at the same time – relax. After the cruise, a visit to the PGE National Stadium, the multifunctional sports stadium located on Ksiaze Jozef Poniatowski Avenue, built in 2008-2011. After the sporting emotions a transfer to the hotel.
DAY 7 KAZIMIERZ DOLNY-SANDOMIERZ-STALOWA WOLA (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the Warsaw city center to the Kazimierz Dolny city center is about 2 hours 20 minutes (140 km)
The transfer time from the Kazimierz Dolny city center to the Sandomierz city center is about 1 hour 50 minutes (92 km)
The transfer time from the Sandomierz city center to the Stalowa Wola city center it is about 40 minutes (29km)
After breakfast a drive to Kazimierz Dolny. Sightseeing of the Castle - a complex of defensive fortifications from the 13th and 14th centuries. The Castle is divided into two parts: upper and lower. The first of them, called the "Bastille" is a tower erected at the turn of the 13th and 14th century. The lower one consists of three phases: I - gothic, II - gothic and III - renaissance. After the tour a drive to Sandomierz, where we will go to the Opatowska Gate, on which there is a viewing terrace, from which there is a perfect view of the Sandomierz panorama. Lunch in a local restaurant. From there, we will head towards the Old Town, where we will see the Dominican Monastery Complex with the Church of St. Jacob. It is the oldest and most valuable monument of Sandomierz, built in 1226. The Cathedral Basilica from the 14th century, with wonderfully preserved polychromes, the Town Hall built in the 14th century, originally in the shape of a tower, extended in the following centuries, now houses a museum, where you can see an exhibition of a historical and artistic character, the Wedding Hall and the City Council Hall, and in the basements - the "Lapidarium" club. The tour will end at the Kazimierz Castle, which is the former seat of kings and princes of Poland. A drive to Stalowa Wola. Dinner in a local restaurant. A visit to the Regional Museum. It is a museum with headquarters in the Lubomirski Palace in Rozwadow, a district of Stalowa Wola. After the sightseeing, a return to the hotel. Overnight accommodation.
DAY 8 CRACOW (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the Stalowa Wola city center to Cracow is about 2 hours 50 minutes (260 km)
Arrival at the Cracow – Balice Airport in the morning. Transfer to the hotel, check-in and time to refresh. Then a tour of Cracow City which will run along the Royal Route. We will start the tour at Wawel Hill, the location of the Cathedral with the gilded dome, and the Royal Castle under which, as legend has it, was possible to meet the Dragon of Wawel. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, a walk along Grodzka Street towards the Market Square. On the way you will be able to admire such monuments as St. Idzi's Church, St. Andrew's Church and St. Paul's and Peter's Church. After a few minutes we will reach the Market Square, where we will visit the Draper's Hall, St. Mary'sChurch and we will see the TownHallTower. Walking farther along Florianska Street we will reach the Barbican, a part of the northernmost municipal fortifications of Cracow. The tour ends at Matejko Square, where we will have lunch at a local restaurant. After the meal a visit to the Museum of History – Basements of the Market Square, located under the eastern part of the Cracow Market Square. It is a knowledge base of Cracow's past. Next, a walk to Cracow's Kazimierz, today known mainly as the old Jewish district, which was established as an independent town by King Kazimierz Wielki in 1335 within the area of several other settlements. Lunch in a local restaurant. In this area there is the ”Jewish Quarter” where we can find numerous synagogues or Jewish cemeteries. We will also have the opportunity to walk the ‘’Schindler's List” trail, one of Cracow's tourist attractions. The city has changed a lot since when Steven Spielberg was there working on his masterpiece. After the sightseeing, a return to the hotel.
DAY 9 ZAKOPANE (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
The transfer time from the Cracow city center to the Zakopane city center is about 1 hour 20 minutes (108 km)
After breakfast in the hotel a drive to Zakopane. The tour will start with a visit to the Dr Tytus Chalubinski Tatra Mountains Museum, one of the oldest regional museums in Poland. The collections are presented at historical, natural and ethnographic exhibitions. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then we will go to the Peak in the Gubalowskie Highlands, 1126 meters high. An interesting attraction will also be a ride by train to Gubałówka, from where we will be able to admire the vast panorama of the Tatra Mountains. At the Gubałówka marketplace we can buy the local delicacy - the oscypek. While in Zakopane, we cannot forget to visit Wielka Krokiew - a ski jumping hill located on the northern slope of the Krokiew mountain in the West Tatras, where many domestic and foreign ski jumping competitions take place. The last stop on this day will be a walk along Krupowki Street, a representative street located in the city center. Free time for independent sightseeing or souvenir shopping in Zakopane shops. Dinner in a local restaurant and return to the hotel.
DAY 10 CRACOW (breakfast)
The transfer time from the Zakopane city center to the Cracow – Balice airport is about 60 minutes (18 km)
Check out after breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Transfer to the airport two hours before the planned departure.