• Itinerary

    1. Day1
      welcome dinnerWARSAW


       At 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”.

    2. Day2


      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 Squer full of finest restaurants, gift shopes or galleries. Pass the later-Gothic structure by John Baptist of Venice - the Barbican. At the krasinski Squer stop by Monument of Warsaw's Uprising. Drive to see the Tomb of Unknown Sodier, building of Warsaw's Grand Opera and National Theatre House erected by Antonio Corazzi and the Ghetto Memorial. Lunch will be seved 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, in a piano recital. 


    3. Day3


      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 a local restaurant in Czestochowa. 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.

    4. Day4


      The morning sightseeing tour will feature Wawel Hill with impressive the Royal Castle and Wawel Royal Cathedral, the place of cult of St.Stanislaw and St.Jadwiga, Qween 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 Squer of magnificent houses and palaces. There, you will stop at St. Mary’s Basilica 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. The afternoon is at leisure. Optional tour to Wieliczka - booking is requested 30 days prior tour depart.

      -the regular tours of Wieliczka Salt Mine lasts 2-3 hours.

      -there are approximately 800 stairs along 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 17-18C, regardless of the season. Dress appropriately taking the above in mind

      only a small carry on luggage (max dimm 20 x 20 x 35 cm) is allowed during the tour. Bigger luggage can be left in locers but keep in mind that number of lockers  and  their size are limited. Museum canot guatantee the avaliability of an appropriate locker. 

    5. Day5


      In the morning visit Kazimierz - Jewish Quarter of Krakow, that was established by great Polish King Casimir the Greatest, who appreciated jewish talents and usefullness for developing the country.  Surrounded by defensive walls with its own Town Hall, soon the district become 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 an 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.

    6. Day6


      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. 

    7. Day7


      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. En route, we stop in Wadowice, the birthplace of John Paul II. After lunch at a local restaurant, 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. From here, we continue our journey to Wroclaw, after lunch at a local restaurant in Wadowice. Today, Wroclaw with its beautiful historical buildings like Town Hall in Market Square is recognized as a gem of urban Gothic-Renaissance urban architecture in Poland. 

    8. Day8


      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 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 Gothic Cathedral of St.John the Baptist dating back to 13th-14th centuries.From here, we droive to Poznan for your dinner served at the hotel and overnight.

    9. Day9


      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, now housing the Historic Museum. 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. 

    10. Day10


      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.

    11. Day11


      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 church 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 visit OliwaCathedral famous for its one-of-a-kind pipe organs. Finnaly we continue our drive to Sopot, the famous and fashionable seaside resort. Here you can still see the oldest and longest wooden pier in Europe.

    12. Day12


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


    13. Day13


      After breakfast, short tour of Olsztyn and drive to Olsztynek to visit the Ethnographic Park , site of the Museum of Folk Architecture, one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe. The Museum 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, we will 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. 

    14. Day14


      After buffet breakfast – ends your tour

  • Hotels

    Krakow Novotel Bronowice StarStarStarStar  
    Torun Torun - Mercure Helios StarStarStar  
  • Dates & rates

    Start Date End Date Price (CAD) Tax/Fees (CAD)  
    14 Sep 2024 27 Sep 2024 $ 3,700.00 $ 0.00 Request

    Cancellation Policy

    • If cancellation is received at least 45 days before starting date; the deposit is refundable.
    • There is no refund if cancellation is received 44 - 0 days before starting date: 100 % non refundable
    • Once booked, your air, hotel, and any other reservations cannot be transferred or changed to another name or destination.

    Price per Person in Double Room


    • Deposit of $ 500 per person is required upon booking, unless reservation is made within 45 days of departure at which time full payment is due
    • Balance due 45 days before starting date of tour
    • Guests must be at least 18 to 21 years of age at time of check-in (depending on individual hotel policy) unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • You must present photo ID at check in.
    • Changes and cancellation can be made through Polimex Travel only. Please do not contact your travel providers to process any changes or refunds. Changes or cancellations may incur charges.
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    • Any incidental charges at your hotel (parking, phone calls, room service, or energy surcharges) will be handled directly between you and the hotel.
    • Once booked, your air, hotel, and any other reservations cannot be transferred or changed to another name or destination.
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    • It is highly recommended that a passport is used. Note that some destinations now accept passports only. It is the traveler's responsibility to travel with the required documents. No refunds will be made if improper documentation results in denied boarding or entry.
  • Other information


    • Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities

    • English-speaking tour escort assistance

    • Obligatory 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

    1x dinner served at the local restaurant

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

    Zakopane – cable car to Gubalowka Hill 

    Wroclaw – the Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice

    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 Poznan                         Novotel 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