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Cultural Trip to Krakow, Poland

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Poland  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 550 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 550 Euro (EUR)

Former capital of Poland, Krakow has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland's most important economic hubs. Krakow is cited as one of the most unique destinations in the world, thanks to its very reach cultural heritage across the different epochs. Krakow is home to Jagiellonian University, one of the oldest universities in the world. The Historic Centre of Krakow with its wonderful urban layout was added in 1978 on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In 2000, Kraków was also named European Capital of Culture.

Itinerary:
Day 1.

You will be picked up at the airport and driven to the hotel in the city centre. You will then take part in the guided tour. You will take a walk to the Main Market Square, the biggest Middle Age (Medieval) market in Europe where you can admire St. Mary Church and Sukiennice, former Cloth Hall. For ages people have strolled around there to socialize, to do shopping and to listen to the music played by numerous street performers. You will be surprised by charming, cosy streets and innumerable little cafes. You will admire the beauty of Medieval Castle which overlooks the city from the Wawel hill. You will also have a chance to see unique Kazimierz - old Krakow's Jewish quarter. Before it was a separate city then integrated with Krakow. You will see old synagogues (the oldest dated back to XVth century) and Jewish cemetery from XVIth century. Walking along narrow streets you will be continuously coming across little cafes and restaurants.

Day 2:
Today, you will visit Wieliczka Salt Mine (half a day). This is an incredible underground labyrinth of narrow corridors, caves and chapels carved in salt by the miners. You will be able to discover amazing underground museum full of beautiful galleries, sculptures and relieves. Once you are back in Krakow, you will have the chance to continue discovering Krakow (the Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle, the St. Mary's Basilica, Saints Peter and Paul Church, the Rynek Glowny).

Day 3:
Today, you will visit Auschwitz - the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centres, situated 60 km west of Krakow. A visit with an educator will allow better understanding of this unique place.

Day 4:
You will have the opportunity to continue visiting Krakow (different museums, Schindler’s factory etc). Then, you will be driven to the airport or you will continue your travel in Poland.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation (4 days, 3 nights in 3* hotel)
- Breakfasts.

Price Excludes:
- Flight
- Meals in Cracow (besides the breakfasts).

Activities according to the program:
- The transfers (airport– hotel – airport, hotel – Wieliczka – hotel, hotel – Auschwitz – hotel).
- Entry to the Salt mine in Wieliczka and a guided tour
- Entry to the Auschwitz concentration camp and a guided tour
- Guided tour in Cracow (3.5 hours)

Insurance: liability insurance, accident and death insurance, optional insurance
All other services not mentioned as included.

About This Supplier
Location: Poland
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2018

We are a travel agency specialized in in the organization of active holidays in Poland. The agency is owned by Maria Galewicz-Szewczyk and Michal Szewczyk. We have been passionate about horses and horse rides in the wild for several years. More than ten years ago, we have decided to share our passion with others and...

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