Situated in the heart of Europe,
Poland has wonderful historical and
cultural attractions as well as beautiful
countryside, dotted with medieval towns,
castles and villages. This tour includes
3 nights in Krakow’s beautiful old town,
as well as exploring the magnificent
architecture and attractions of the
cities of Poznan and Wroclaw. Poignant
visits to the former Auschwitz-Birkenau
concentration camp, the graves of
airmen executed in the ‘Great Escape’
and the Oskar Schindler factory in
Krakow are also included in the tour.
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Morning flight from London with British Airways
to Warsaw. Transfer to the Hotel Sheraton for 2
Morning tour of the old town, which was
successfully rebuilt after its complete
devastation during the Warsaw Uprising. View
the old town square, city walls and Cathedral of
St John. Afternoon at leisure or optional tour to
Wilanow Palace. (B)
Morning drive south from the capital into Lesser
Poland to Krakow, stopping en route to visit Jasna
Gora monastery in Czestochowa, the largest
pilgrimage site in Poland. Founded in the 14th
century, visitors are attracted to the monastery
to view the icon of the Black Madonna. Stay 3
nights at the Hotel Metropolis. (B)
Morning tour of the ancient capital of Poland.
View Rynek Glowny, the medieval square
which is considered one of the best-preserved
examples in Europe; the Church of St Mary; the
Cathedral of Saints Stanislaw and Waclaw; and
tour the Oskar Schindler factory. Afternoon visit
to the salt mines of Wieliczka – one of the oldest
operational mines in Europe, dating back more
than 700 years, and a Unesco world heritage
site. Inside are galleries, chambers and buildings
that have been carved from salt. (B)
Full day at leisure to further explore the city
or optional tour to Wawel royal castle, one of
the most magnificent Renaissance palaces in
Morning drive to Wroclaw, stopping en route to
visit the former concentration camp of Auschwitz-
Birkenau. Afternoon walking tour of Wroclaw,
which is known as the ‘city of 100 bridges’. Visit
Ostrow Tumski island, which is the oldest part of
the city, and the old market square with its gothic
city hall surrounded by burgher houses. Stay at
the Sofitel Wroclaw for 1 night. (B)
Morning drive from Wroclaw to Torun, via
Poznan to view the cathedral and the old town
quarter, including the market square and town
hall, and the Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery to
view the graves of the airmen executed in the
‘Great Escape’. Continue to Torun and stay
1 night at the Mercure Torun Centrum. (B, D)
Morning tour to explore the medieval town of
Torun. Founded by the Teutonic knights, it is
renowned for its gothic architecture. Afternoon
drive to Warsaw and stay overnight at the Hotel
Morning at leisure or optional tour of the Warsaw
Uprising Museum. Early afternoon drive to the
airport and fly to London with British Airways. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
Based in 4- and 5-star
The tour of the Wieliczka salt
mine may not be suitable for those less mobile
or prone to claustrophobia as there are 378
steps down to the mine.
If you would prefer to fly
direct to the destination from an alternative UK
airport, please contact Cox & Kings for details
about the options and a price quote.
Pre- and post-tour extensions
are available in Warsaw and include 2 nights’
accommodation with arrival or departure
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The Mercure Torun Centrum has 110 guestrooms and is part of the Mercure chain of hotels. The hotel is situated close to the historical old town quarter of Torun. All guestrooms are styled in a simple but modern design with air conditioning and satellite television. Guests may dine at the Solaris restaurant, which serves Polish and international cuisine. There is a small fitness room available with weight machines and...
The Metropolis Design hotel is located in the centre of Krakow, within walking distance of Wawel Castle, the National Museum of Krakow, the old town and the beautiful Vistula Boulevards. The hotel has a modern design while the restaurant provides a variety of cuisines including Polish specialities.
Features: 60 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, garden with terrace, games room.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, minibar, tea & coffee facilities, hairdryer,...
Located in the heart of the city, Warsaw's finest luxury property is the first hotel on the historic Plac Trzech Krzyzy (Three Cross Square), which is close to the Polish Parliament, the diplomatic district, the enchanting Lazienki Park, and fabulous cafés and bars of Warsaw. The charm of the area outside sweeps into the hotel with its spacious and elegant guest rooms, its creative cuisine, its signature SomePlace Else bar where international bands set the tone, its fitness center, which was voted the best in Warsaw, its business center and a perfect gift shop. All guest-rooms are equipped with coffee and tea making facilities, ironing board and iron, satellite television, three telephones with 2 IDD lines, voice mail, and a dataport.
The Sofitel Wroclaw is a modern 4-star property located within easy walking distance of the main market square. There are 205 guestrooms, all designed in a simple and modern contemporary fashion coupled with modern amenities. Health and leisure facilities include a wellness centre with a steam bath and hot tub. Guests may dine at either of the hotel's two...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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