Southern Poland Tour (8 days)
Poland, Krakow – Wawel
Poland, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Poland, Warszawa – Arkadia
Poland, Tatra Mountain
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Arrival to Warsaw; welcome dinner.
Transfer to Krakow, visit to the Wawel Royal Castle with cathedral and Krakow Old Town (UNESCO Heritage); further walk around Old Town: St Mary church, the Sukiennice cloth hall, defensive walls and Barbican, Jewish Krakow district - Casimir; dinner in a Jewish restaurant; time to discover the charm of the city by night.
Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp museum (UNESCO Heritage); transfer to Wadowice - the Pope John Paul II birthplace, visit to the basilica where Karol Wojtyla (Pope) was baptized; transfer to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska monastery with dozens of chapels spread around in a beautiful countryside scenery (UNESCO Heritage); transfer back to the hotel in Krakow; dinner.
Transfer to Zakopane, the highest situated town in Poland, trip by cable car to Kasprowy Wierch to admire beautiful panoramas of high mountains in the Tatra National Park (UNESCO Biosphere Reserve) from 1957 metres over the sea level*; time to walk along Krupowki walkway, the main tourist attraction in Zakopane with dozens of shops and souvenir stalls, regional arts and crafts; traditional dinner with folk music band; transfer to the Pieniny National Park.
Pieniny National Park: slow easy walk to climb the highest summit in the mountain range - Three Crowns offering a splendid 360o panoramic view around; walk to Sokolica, the second biggest peak with a very high vertical rocky wall dominating over Dunajec River; dinner.
Visit to Niedzica Castle overlooking Czorsztyn Lake; gentle rafting on Dunajec River to Szczawnica passing very high and steep rocky walls that are dominating over the river - breathtaking view; transfer to Wieliczka, visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine (UNESCO Heritage) the most beautiful and the oldest operating salt mine in the world, dinner 132 metres under the ground; transfer to the hotel.
Ride through the white rocky complex of Jura Krakowsko-Czestochowska adorned with castles situated on the top of those rocks dominating over valleys, Hercules Mace Rock; visit to the Ogrodzieniec Castle; transfer to Czestochowa; visit to the monastery, the most important pilgrimage place in Poland famous for its Black Madonna - the patron of Poland; transfer back to Warsaw; dinner.
Warsaw Free time to relax or for shopping. At stated hour departure to the airport.
If it is more convenient for you to start and finish this trip in Krakow it is also possible
* in case the cable car to Kasprowy Wierch is closed due to ex. bad weather conditions a trip by the cable and ground railway to Gubalowka Mountain would be proposed
Price per adult