Central & Northern Poland
Day 1 • Warsaw
Arrival. Meeting your tour leader, your personal Poland
travel expert. Transfer to hotel. Dinner.
Day 2 • Warsaw
The day starts with a tour covering the best of Warsaw.
First the Old Town, listed on UNESCO World Heritage List
after reconstruction from the rubble of World War II. Then
the Via Regia or Royal Route linking the Royal Castle to
Wilanów Palace. We also take you to the Royal Łazienki
Palace Park, a magnificent palace and park complex, Warsaw’s
most attractive green area. After that we visit the
ultra-modern Warsaw Uprising Museum, which commemorates
the Uprising of 1944, the single most important
event that has defined today’s Warsaw.
Day 3 • Białowieża Forest
After breakfast tranfser to Białowieża Forest, which is the
last and largest remaining part of natural virgin forest in
Europe (on UNESCO World Heritage List). During the stroll
through forest preserve you could see bisons, lynx, wild
boars, wolves and almost 500 years old oak trees. Nature
lovers will certainly never forget the experience. Alternatively,
you can choose horse riding in Białowieża Forest. In
the evening: campfire dinner in the forest.
Day 4 • Olsztyn
After breakfast we travel through the Great Masurian Lake
district to Olsztyn. We have a walk through the old city, we
will see the castle where Nicolaus Copernicus, the great
astronomer who stopped the Sun and moved the Earth,
worked and watched the sky. You will have a chance to
observe spots on the Sun with an impressive collection of
telescopes installed in planetarium.
Day 5 • Malbork / Gdańsk
After breakfast arrival to Malbork. Malbork, probably the
largest medieval castle in Europe. Built in the late 13th
century, as Marienburg, to serve as the residence of the
Grand Masters of the Knights of the Teutonic Order. This
imposing red-brick fortress consists in fact of three castles
and is rightly listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
After that arrival to Gdańsk.
Day 6 • Gdańsk
After breakfast, on the way to the Old Town of Gdańsk, we
stop at the famous Gdańsk Shipyard, the birthplace of the
Solidarity movement led by Lech Wałęsa and see the European
Solidarity Centre. Gdańsk’s past as the richest Polish
port city has made it one of the top tourist destinations
in Poland. Its Old Town is full of maritime atmosphere and
packed with unique Hanseatic-style architecture. Think
Amsterdam; tall and slim red-brick waterfront houses.
Explore St. Mary’s church (the largest Gothic church in
Poland), climb to the top of the tower and see the magnificent
view of the whole city. We visit Long Street and Long
Market, the Neptune Fountain and the Artus Court.
Day 7 • Sopot / Toruń
After breakfast transfer to Sopot. Sopot, the most popular
Polish seaside spa and resort, quaint and sophisticated,
known for being the ‘Monte Carlo’ of the Baltic. We have
a stroll on the longest wooden pier in Europe. After, we
take you to Oliwa with a beautiful 13th century cathedral
famous for its set of incredible pipe-organs. Transfer to
Toruń. In the evening walk through the Old Town and
dinner in restaurant.
Day 8 • Toruń / Łódź
Toruń is one of Poland’s most interesting and best preserved
historic cities (on UNESCO World Heritage List).
It’s easily covered on foot, full of delightful architectural
surprises. We will get a taste of its most famous product,
gingerbread and visit the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus.
After sightseeing – transfer to Łódź.
Day 9 • Łódź
Łódź was established in 19th century and grew very fast
as a textile–industry metropolis. After breakfast we go for
a walk through Piotrkowska Street – the most representative
pedestrian area street to see facades of 19th century
tenement houses. We visit also palace of Izrael Poznański,
one of the founders of the industrial city, which houses
the Museum of the City of Lodz. Alternatively, we can see
Museum of the Factory to discover the history of textile
factory. At the end of the day free time in Manufaktura, an
impressive shopping and entertainment center built in the
former 19th century factory.
Day 10 • Warsaw
After breakfast transfer to Warsaw Chopin Airport.
package rate from 539 €*
* per person in twin/double, with minimum
40 persons, price includes: accommodation in 3*
hotels on HB basis, coach transfers as per program,
local English/German speaking guide, price
does not include: flight tickets, travel insurance,
entrance fees (approx. 55 EUR), other meals
and beverages. Remark: this quote is subject to
availability based on the final dates of the tour and
needs to be confirmed.