Grandeur and History of Poland

A beautiful tour of Poland, featuring Warsaw, Gdansk, Torun, Wroclaw, and Krakow. The tour also features five UNESCO World Heritage sites and incredible sightseeing

Grandeur and History of Poland

A beautiful tour of Poland, featuring Warsaw, Gdansk, Torun, Wroclaw, and Krakow. The tour also features five UNESCO World Heritage sites and incredible sightseeing

Tour Highlights

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Sightseeing in: Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan and Gdansk
  • Breakfast daily
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

Your Grandeur and History of Poland Tour Includes

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers.
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach with maximum of 30 tour participants.
  • Professional Tour Director throughout.
  • Sightseeing tours with local guides
  • Admission to: Yasna Gora Monastery, Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum, Royal Cathedral, St. Mary's Church, Gothic Cathedral and St. Mary's Church in Gdansk
  • Enjoy a visit to a chocolate making factory, a taste of Polish vodka and a beer tasting
  • Luggage handling.
  • Whisper technology enhanced so you don't miss a thing.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.
Note for a complete 14-night adventure (April-September), considering continuing on with our Bygone and Present Day Discovery of Germany Tour

Itinerary

Day 1, Sunday: Arrive Warsaw

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Reception. (WR)

Day 2, Monday: In Warsaw

This city is the 700-year-old political and cultural capital of Poland. A sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from grand Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, and past the summer residence of the last king of Poland. We see the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Barbican. Then we embark on a walking tour of the Old Town passing the Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. Next, we visit a chocolate factory, for a tour and for some sampling. You can taste some hot chocolate, cocoa beans and three different kinds of chocolate bars. You then have a chance to concoct your very own chocolate bar and take it home as a souvenir. The rest of the day is free. (B)

Day 3, Tuesday: In Krakow

This morning, our journey continues to Czestochowa, famous for the blackened picture of St. Mary in the Yasna Gora Monastery, popularly called the "Black Madonna". In the afternoon, we solemnly visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. This former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. After our visit, we continue to Krakow where we have dinner. (B, D)

Day 4, Wednesday: to Krakow

Our sightseeing starts with a visit of Wawel Hill, where we see the Royal Castle and visit the Royal Cathedral. Then, we walk around the Old Town, visit the Main Market Square, the Renaissance Cloth Hall, and St. Mary's Church. During our tour, we stop to taste Polish vodka and learn about Polish traditions and culture. The afternoon is free to shop and do more sightseeing on your own. (B)

Day 5, Thursday: In Poznan

We drive to Poznan, and en-route, we stop in Wroclaw, a city built on 12 islands, for a visit to the oldest part of town. In the afternoon, when we arrive in Poznan, we visit a local brewery and participate in some beer tasting. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 6, Friday: To Gdansk

We peer into the heart of Poznan by walking around the Imperial Castle, which dates back over 100 years when the city was under Prussian, and later German, rule. We continue with a visit to the Gothic Cathedral on the island of Ostrow Tumski. Next, we cross the Chrobry Bridge to enter the splendid Old Town, famous for the Renaissance Town Hall which towers over Market Square. We end our tour at Freedom Square which is surrounded by famous 19th-century buildings, including the National Museum, the Kaczynski Library, the Bazar Hotel, and Arkadia. Our next stop is Torun where, in the gothic Old Town, famous astronomer Nicholas Copernicus was born. This afternoon, we travel to our last destination, Gdansk. (B)

Day 7, Saturday: In Gdnansk

Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace, and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. In the evening, join your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for the Farewell Dinner with Csarda folk dance. (B, D)

Day 8, Sunday: Depart Gdansk

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

Dates through September 2021

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
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Featured Hotels

Grandeur and History of Poland 7 Nights Escorted Tour
Hotel Mercure Warszawa Centrum Warszawa, Poland
Novotel Centrum Krakow
Novotel Poznan Centrum Poznan
Holiday Inn City Centre Gdansk

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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Warszawa, Poland -

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Novotel Centrum Hotel

Krakow -

The hotel is located near the Vistula Boulevards in the heart of Krakow. It offers easy access to the train station and Krakow-Balice Airport and a convenient route toward Wawel, the old town and the Kazimierz district. Spacious rooms (most with views of the meandering River Vistula), modern conference rooms, a renovated restaurant, bar and recreation center make for an enjoyable stay. [more]

Poznan -

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Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. This tour is not recommended for persons under the age of 12.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Unfortunately, due to the 2020 pandemic, Celtic Tours will only be offering airfare for groups sizes of 15 or more. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date noted, is the date the tour begins in Poland. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. Transfers are available on arrival and departure on tour start and end date.