Grand Tour of Picturesque Cities- WARSAW; MALBORG; GDANSK, TORUN, WROCLAW,  KRAKOW

Seven nights/ Eight Days from 1760 € per couple*

  Trip will include 7 nights hotel with breakfast, first class rail and private car/driver transportation in Poland, pick up and transfers,  Private tours with English speaking guides. (*price covers two persons; additional persons at incremental cost)

DAY 1
Upon arrival in Warsaw, Poland, you will be met at the airport or train station and transported to your selected hotel, if requested. A half-day tour of WARSAW can be arranged in advance.
Afternoon 3 hour private guided tour of Warsaw. The tour will include the Old Town, beautifully restored after WWII with its Royal Castle, the site of the signing of the Constitution of May 3rd 1791, the first codified constitution in Europe, and the second in the world after the United States. An additional option:  you can visit the interior of the castle and its 300 rooms.  In the castle you can admire 23 paintings done by Canaletto, 6 large Marcello Bacciarelli paintings and many impressive items saved by Polish people and donated to the castle after WWII.

DAY 2
Transportation to the central train station. Embark on a morning train toward GDANSK.
Before arriving, you will disembark at Malborg, to see the Teutonic medieval Malborg Castle. You will be met and driven to the castle for a private guided tour. Afterwards our driver will transport you to Gdansk and your hotel. For some recommended restaurants check the links below.

DAY 3
Take a three- hour private guided walking tour, with our professional guide, of the historic Old Town in Gdansk, taking in the unique Gdansk Hanseatic architecture and learning about its fascinating history, visiting Gdansk History Museum and The Historic City Hall. In the late afternoon transfer to Torun. Overnight in Torun.

DAY 4
In the morning take a 3 hour private walking tour of the Old Town in TORUN, a wealthy Hanseatic Port which retains still much of its old charm. You will visit Old Town Hall, and a few old, Gothic churches; you will admire the fascinating architecture of several fine richly decorated buildings.
In the afternoon, transport by first class travel to Wroclaw where you spend the night.

DAY 5
Morning sightseeing Wroclaw with a private guide . You will visit the epicentre of life in Wroclaw is Main Market Square ‘Rynek’in Polish. This amazing space was painstakingly reconstructed after WW2 to recall the Baroque splendour of its heyday. Town Hall is considered one of the most splendid Gothic buildings in central Europe, and is the newest Polish site on UNESCO Heritage List.  Tour includes medieval  Ostrów Tumski Island, where one of the most beautiful sacral architecture buildings in Europe has been preserved.  Finally, see the largest baroque interior in Poland, which has remained until today - the Leopoldine Hall, located in the 17th century University building. Afternoon Rynekfirst class rail transportation to Krakow. Overnight in Krakow.

DAY 6
In the morning embark on a private guided three hour walking tour of KRAKOW including the Market Square, the biggest in Europe, where you will see, among other things, the magnificent Cloth Hall built in year 1349. Itinerary includes, the old Jagiellonian University, the exterior of the Royal Castle where many of the Polish Kings were buried, and historical churches, including, the largest and most magnificent, St. Mary’s Church.
An optional extension of this tour would include the highly recommended tour of the interiors of the Royal Castle Wawel.

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In the morning you be driven to WIELICZKA to tour the famous WIELICZKA Salt Mine, including its huge and impressive underground rooms and chambers carved in salt-- a truly amazing and unique sight!. On the way back to Krakow you will stop to look at  Schindler’s Factory. You will be dropped off in Kazimierz , the Jewish Quarter of Krakow. On your own you can admire the nostalgic pre-war look of this once and now once again, a very thriving district. Visit a Jewish Cemetery, the High Synagogue, and the Galicja Jewish Museum. (A private tour with the museum’s director may be arranged.)
After the tour you can dine at one of the fine, inventive, beautifully decorated Jewish Restaurants with everyday Klezmer music concerts. Overnight in Krakow.

DAY 8:
Transfer to the airport for flight back home.