Explore Poland, an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea known for its medieval architecture and Jewish heritage.
Explore Poland, an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea known for its medieval architecture and Jewish heritage, with a twin centre holiday based in two of the countrys most iconic settings. The hugely popular medieval City of Krakow and the southern resort town of Zakopane, rich in folklore, boasting unique architecture and a dramatic mountainous backdrop.
At a glance:
Auschwitz-Birkenau guided tour
Krakow walking tour
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Dunajec Valley and River Raft
Home pick up
This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.
Please note: this tour is not suitable for the less mobile and is operated in conjunction with Woods Travel of Bognor Regis.
Following collection from home, depart East Anglia and begin the journey towards Poland. After a Eurotunnel crossing, travel to the overnight hotel in Liege in time for the one night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.D
After breakfast, continue the journey arriving at an overnight hotel in Gera, Germany for the one night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.B, D
Arrive in Krakow in time to settle in at the Hotel Wyspianski for the three night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.B, D
The first full day in Poland begins by paying a visit to one of the most moving and poignant sites in the whole of Europe. The concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau is listed by UNESCO World Heritage as a site of great historical importance given 1.5 million people were killed by the Nazis between 1942 and 1945. There is an included guided tour through the museums and the original camp barracks.B, D
After breakfast, meet a guide for a two hour walking tour of Poland's former capital, considered by many to be the most beautiful city in the country. The centrally located hotel is ideally positioned close to the main market square. The rest of the day is free in Krakow.B, D
This morning, leave Krakow behind and travel to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, a stunning 'underground town' located on nine levels with chambers connected by corridors. In the afternoon, board the coach and travel south to the Polish resort of Zakopane to check in to the Grand Nosalowy Dwor Hotel for a three night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.B, D
Today, enjoy a full day trip to the Pieniny Mountains and the beautiful Dunajec Valley. The highlight of the day will be a relaxing 2.5 hour river rafting trip from Katy harbour. Rafting has been practised here for centuries and the journey, on traditional wooden rafts, will travel about 18km down the Dunajec River through one of the most beautiful gorges in Europe, ending at the Szczawnica harbour.B, D
This morning the coach will drive the short distance into Zakopane for a free day exploring the lovely 'folklore' town. Maybe purchase tickets for the funicular railway, climbing around 300m to enjoy fabulous views of the town and the surrounding Tatra mountains.B, D
After breakfast, begin the return journey home arriving at an overnight hotel in Gera, Germany for the one night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.B, D
We leave Germany behind today and travel to the overnight hotel in Liege in time for the one night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.B, D
After the Eurotunnel crossing, head back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.B
B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included
Hotel Wyspianski, Krakow
The 3 star Hotel Wyspianski in Krakow is a modern hotel, situated about five minute walk from the market square and ideally located for exploring the citys historical and cultural centre.
Grand Nosalowy Dwor Hotel, Zakopane
The 4 star Grand Nosalowy Dwor Hotel in Zakopane is located at the very foot of the Nosal mountain in a picture postcard location. Part of a large resort hotel and spa, the Grand Nosalowy Dwor is a perfect retreat.
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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Ardleigh Crown|| Ardleigh Crown Public House |
|Bramford, Angel PH|| Bramford, Angel Public House |
|Brentwood George & Dragon|| George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing |
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
|Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn|| Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9 |
|Capel St Mary (South)|| Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound |
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
|Chelmsford Services|| Chelmsford Springfield Services |
Lorry Park (Off A12)
|Claydon Crown|| Claydon Crown Public House Lay By |
|Colchester North Rail Stn|| Colchester North Rail Station |
|Combs Bus Shelter|| Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage) |
|Copdock - Tescos|| Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop |
|Debenham Angel|| Debenham Angel Public House |
|Diss Bus Station|| Diss Bus Station |
|Eye Town Hall|| Eye Town Hall |
|Felixstowe Coach Park|| Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, |
|Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq|| Felixstowe Great Eastern Square |
|Ipswich, West End Rd|| Ipswich,West End Road Car Park |
|Kelvedon - The Tavern|| Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road |
|Long Stratton|| Long Stratton Police Station |
|Mendlesham Kings Head|| Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House, |
|Mendlesham, Denters Hill|| Mendlesham, Denters Hill |
|Needham Market - Swan|| Needham Market, Swan Public House, |
|Norwich - Castle Meadow|| Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office) |
|Redenhall/Station Road|| Junction of Redenhall Road & Station Road |
(Where Duke William Public House Used to Be)
|Scole - Scole Engineering|| Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole |
|Sproughton|| Sproughton, Wild Man Public House |
|Stowmarket Railway Stn.|| Stowmarket Railway Station. |
|Stowupland Dents Corner|| Stowupland, Dents Corner, |
|Tollgate McDonalds|| Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG |
|Witham Old Post Office|| Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office |
(NOT McColls Store)
|Woolpit Church|| Woolpit Church |
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