Tour CODE: A-2

14 Days / 13 Nights




DAY 1 Saturday ● WARSAW

(Welcome Dinner)

6:00PM, meet your guide and the rest of the group in the hotel lobby. Drive along the beautifully renovated Royal Route with its historical monuments and residences. Stop at Castle Square for a short walk through Old Town, and then join us for welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Your meal will include typical Polish dishes and famous Polish vodka, “Zubrowka”.

DAY 2 Sunday ● WARSAW

(Breakfast, Lunch)

This morning we introduce you to the highlights of Warsaw. A half-day sightseeing tour includes Old Town, beautifully rebuilt after World War II, with the impressive Royal Castle, seat of the kings of Poland. Here the Constitution of May 3rd was proclaimed in 1791, the second oldest constitution, after the US Constitution, in the world. Walk through the Market Square full of finest restaurants, gift shops or galleries. Pass the late-Gothic structure by John Baptist of Venice - the Barbican. At the Krasinski Square stop by the Monument of Warsaw’s Uprising. Drive to see the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, building of Warsaw’s Grand Opera and National Theatre House erected by Antonio Corazzi and the Ghetto Memorial. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant.

In the late afternoon you will take an unforgettable musical journey through the world famous compositions of our greatest composer, Frederic Chopin, at a two-part piano recital.


(Breakfast, Lunch)

The road to Krakow, Poland’s unique, medieval, open-air museum, leads us past Czestochowa, site of Jasna Gora and the Black Madonna, venerated as Poland’s holiest icon. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. En route to Krakow, we also stop at Auschwitz, site of the concentration camp, where millions lost their lives in the crematoria during the Holocaust. 

DAY 4 Tuesday ● KRAKOW


The morning sightseeing tour will feature Wawel Hill with its impressive Royal Castle and Wawel Royal Cathedral - the place of the cult of St. Stanislaw and St. Jadwiga, Queen of Poland. Its 18 chapels are true architectural masterpieces. The giant bell, Zygmunt from 1520 ranks with the world’s largest. This is the place where Polish kings were crowned and buried. Continue the tour with the walk to the Old Town with its restored Main Square of magnificent houses and palaces. There, you stop at St. Mary’s Basilica, where to see the magnificent wooden altar by Wit Stwosz. In the middle of the square is Cloth Hall built before 1349, but renovated in the 16th century with many shopping stalls inside.

This afternoon is at leisure.

Afternoon optional regular tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine*** - an impressive and unique underground world full of saline lakes, majestic timber constructions, great chambers, galleries and unique Salt Works created by many generations of Polish miners and operated since 13th century. The tour leads through almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors, at the depth of 135 meters – the part, which has been worked from 17th to 19th century.

Evening and dinner on your own.

Important note:

***Optional tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine – booking of the tour is requested 30 days prior tour departure. The regular tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine lasts 2-3 hours.

There are approximately 800 stairs along the entire Tourist Route, 380 of which are at the beginning of the tour. Make sure to put on comfortable shoes.

The visit is always conducted under the supervision of local guide (the Miner) – obligatory.

The temperature underground falls within the range of 17-18°C, regardless of the season. We advise you to dress appropriately taking the above in mind.

Only a small carry-on luggage (with maximum dimensions 20 x 20 x 35 cm) is allowed during the tour of the Mine. Guests may leave larger luggage in a special luggage lockers, but keep in mind that the number of lockers and their size are limited. Museum cannot guarantee the availability of an appropriate locker.



In the morning visit Kazimierz – Jewish Quarter of Krakow, that was established in 1335 by great Polish King Casimir the Greatest, who appreciated Jewish talents and usefulness for developing the country. Surrounded by defensive walls with its own Town Hall, soon the district became one of the European centres of Jewish religion, learning and culture.

Today, the world of narrow streets and lines, small architectural buildings and sacral places show us an extraordinary trace of co-existence of Jewish and Polish communities. Following lunch on own, we drive to Zakopane beautifully situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains in the valley between Gubalowka and Giewont. It is Poland’s most popular resort and one of the most beautiful places owing to its picturesque location. Once, a small mountain village, Zakopane has become a fashionable winter resort for artists since the beginning of the 20th century.

DAY 6 Thursday ● ZAKOPANE


In the morning you will have a sightseeing tour of Zakopane, whose wooden architecture blends with the natural landscapes. Copied in other parts of Poland, it is known as Zakopianski Style. You will visit the Jaszczurowka Chapel, a great example of wooden architecture in Zakopane, and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima at Krzeptowki, which was built by the people of Zakopane to thank the Lady of Fatima for saving the Pope after an attempt on His life. Admire the breathtaking view from the top of Gubalowka*, then have time to shop for souvenirs of arts and crafts of the Highlanders (Gorale) in the local shops. After lunch on your own you will have free time.

Important note:

*Funicular to Gubalowka Mountain (subject to confirm on spot; service depends on the weather and funicular technical conditions)


(Breakfast, Lunch)

Today we depart for western Poland and the historic city of Wroclaw. Known as "Venice of the North", it is one of the oldest cities in Poland, capital of Lower Silesia, with a beautiful location along the Odra River. Enroute we stop in Wadowice, the birthplace of John Paul II, where we will see the house where He was born and grew up. From the window of His bedroom He used to see a clock with the sign “Time flies, eternity awaits”. In the Basilica of Wadowice, where Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II was baptized. you can still see the special plaque, that commemorates this fact, as well as a stone font, where the Pope prayed during His first pilgrimage to Poland in 1979. After lunch at a local restaurant we drive to Wroclaw with its beautiful historical buildings like Town Hall in Market Square, recognized as a gem of Gothic-Renaissance urban architecture in Poland.


(Breakfast, Dinner)

After breakfast, city tour of Wroclaw includes the Old Town dominated by the building of the Gothic Town Hall dated to 14th-15th centuries. The south-west of the square is bounded with the Salt Market Square lined with Renaissance burgher houses and the nearby Wroclaw University dated 18th century. We also visit Ostrow Tumski – the residence of bishops and princes in the early Middle Ages. Its main point is the enormous Gothic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist dating back to 13th-14th centuries. From here, we drive to Poznan for your dinner served at the hotel and overnight.


(Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast a brief sightseeing tour in the historic city of Poznan. The first settlement here can be traced back to the early 9th century. The first ruler of Poland, Mieszko I, who baptized the country, founded his church right here. The church was rebuilt after the war. In the 15th century it took on a Gothic shape. The most interesting part of the city is Old Town with its famous Renaissance Town Hall. In the middle of the attic, above the clock, you can see two metal goats butting their horns 12 times every day at noon. After lunch at a local restaurant, we continue to Torun.

DAY 10 Monday ● TORUN – GDANSK

(Breakfast, Lunch)

In the morning take a tour of Torun, the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus and one of the most magnificent historic cities of Poland. Its Old Town has been included in the UNESCO’s list for its impressive 13th century Town Hall, superb churches and streets that recall Torun’s past glory. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Torun. In the afternoon, we drive to Gdansk, where we will get acquainted with the city on a brief walk through its Old Town.



Today we tour Gdansk in depth. We start from the Upland Gate - a fragment of the city's former fortifications and one of its main gates. Just behind it, we pass by a baked-brick construction consisting of the Prison Tower and the Torture House - relics of the 15th century Gothic defense walls. The Golden Gate, situated next to the Prison Tower, opens onto Long Market - a magnificent street, with grand mansions decorated with late Renaissance and Baroque facades. A real feast for the eyes!!! It is here that the richest burghers of Gdansk once lived. Next, we come upon the Main Town and the Artus Court - a building used for Hanseatic League meetings. It is renowned as the most beautiful court among all of Europe’s Hanseatic cities. Just behind it stands the tower of St. Mary's Basilica, a part of the most precious and largest red-brick Gothic churches in Gdansk. On our way back we pass by Mariacka Street, with its gabled terraced houses and elegant boutiques. Following lunch on own, we will drive to Gdynia - youngest of the tri-city complex and Oliwa, where we will visit Oliwa Cathedral famous for its one-of-a-kind pipe organs. Finally we will continue to Sopot, the famous and fashionable seaside resort. Here you can still see the oldest and longest wooden pier in Europe.

DAY 12 Wednesday ● GDANSK – OLSZTYN

(Breakfast, Dinner)

After breakfast, we have time at leisure for shopping Baltic arts and crafts, including unique amber jewelry and trinkets. Following lunch on own we will drive to Olsztyn with enroute stopping in Gietrzwald to take part in an open-air picnic with folkloric entertainment.


(Breakfast, Dinner)

After breakfast short tour of Olsztyn and drive to Olsztynek for visit to the Ethnographic Park - site of the Museum of Folk Architecture, one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe. It contains many interesting examples of folk architecture, including houses, barns, windmills and other traditional buildings. A particular attraction of the Ethnographical Park are the interiors of old houses, the evangelical church, a smithy, a pottery stand, a Dutch windmill, as well as various temporary displays representing items of traditional craftsmanship and modern folk art and handicraft from the region. The main objective of the Museum is to preserve the legacy of the past for future generations and to encourage the study of the rich cultural and spiritual values of days gone by. In the afternoon, as we continue our drive to Warsaw with a stop in Lowicz, a typical Mazovian town famous for folk art: especially noteworthy are the colorful costumes and beautiful paper cut-outs. You will be invited for a home-hosted dinner by a local family, whose charming cottage is located at the foot of the former Lowicz Castle. You will be welcomed in a typical Polish way, with bread & salt, and enjoy your meal served by the young married couple in their lovely house. You will have time to talk about their day to day life and have your dessert in a beautiful garden. After dinner, we continue your drive to Warsaw.

DAY 14 Friday ● WARSAW


Buffet breakfast ends your tour.

Included services:

• Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities

• Mazurkas Travel English-speaking tour escort assistance

• Obligatory English speaking local guides

• Private air-conditioned motor coach/minibus/car (depending on the group size)

• Meals as per itinerary:

breakfast daily,

5 x lunch served at the local restaurants

1 x dinner served at the local restaurants

1 x dinner served at the hotel

1 x picnic dinner with folklore entertainment in Gietrzwald

1 x home-hosted dinner in Lowicz)

• Sightseeing tours as per itinerary

• Entrance fees:

Czestochowa – Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine


Krakow – Wawel Royal Cathedral on the Wawel Hill and St. Mary’s Church

Zakopane – cable car to Gubalowka Hill

Olsztynek – Museum of Folk Architecture

• Chopin concert

• Hotel charges and taxes


3 nights at 4-star hotel in Warsaw                                  Novotel Warszawa Centrum or similar

2 nights at 4-star hotel in Krakow                                   Novotel Krakow City West or similar

2 nights at 4-star hotel in Zakopane                               Radisson BLU or similar

1 night at 5-star hotel in Wroclaw                                  Radisson BLU or similar

1 night at 4-star-hotel in Poznan                                    Novotel Poznan Centrum or similar

1 night at 3-star hotel in Torun                                       Mercure Torun Centrum or similar

2 nights at 4-star hotel in Gdansk                                   Sadova or similar

1 night at 3-star hotel in Olsztyn                                    Hampton or similar


Starting dates in Warsaw


Ending dates in Warsaw


Sept 14

Sept 27






Guaranteed Prices 2024

$2749 per person in twin / double room

$695 per single supplement


Optional tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine

Rate for party of 1-2 persons

$350 per party of max. 2 persons - private car and English speaking assistance

$45 per person - entrance fee for the regular tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine including

local obligatory English speaking guide

Rate for party of 3-5 persons

$385 per party of max. 5 persons – private minibus and English speaking assistance

$45 per person - entrance fee for the regular tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine including

local obligatory English speaking guide

We require 100% payment, when making the reservation.

The Tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine is non-refundable.