Starting at $209912 days • 15 meals
Tour HighlightsWarsaw, Krakow, Wawel Castle, Dine Around, Auschwitz, Wroclaw, Jasna Gora Monastery, Black Madonna, Beer Tasting, Torun, Marienburg Castle, Gdansk, Solidarity Shipyards
TOUR DESCRIPTIONEmbark on an all-encompassing excursion around Poland. Tour the thriving capital city of Warsaw. Reborn after World War II, it is again one of Europe’s great cultural centers. Walk the meandering lanes of historical Krakow, where you will visit Wawel Castle, once home to the kings of Imperial Poland. The somber history and tragic reality of Auschwitz is unveiled during a moving visit. Behold the Black Madonna on a tour of Jasna Gora Monastery. Stand on the dock where union workers formed the Solidarity Anti-Communist movement in 1989 Gdansk. Explore the ancient city squares and UNESCO World Heritage sights of Torun, Wroclaw, Warsaw, Gdansk, and Krakow.
- Gather at the docklands of Gdansk, site of the 1980 Solidarity uprising against Communist rule.
- Overnight in medieval Torun, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Explore the Teutonic Knight’s Marienburg Fortress, the largest castle in the world and a UNESCO site.
- Choose from a “menu” of Krakow’s wonderful restaurants with “Diner’s Choice.”
- Visit the Jasna Gora Monastery to witness the world-famous Black Madonna.
- Explore the poignant history of Auschwitz.
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Passport & visa information
Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.travel.state.gov for the U.S. State Department for the latest details about passports and visa requirements.
IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients traveling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.
Destination Facts & Stats
Poland is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
The electricity in Europe is 220 Volts.
An adaptor (which changes the physical plug) and/or converter (which changes the electric current) are necessary if you plan to use an appliance with voltage different from the standard within the country you are visiting. Please note, if your appliance has dual voltage you may still need an adaptor for the plug. When packing your electronic items for travel, please review the converter electric current level to make sure it is the same or greater than the items you are planning on using. If you plan on utilizing or transporting a sleep apnea machine, please remember to pack an extension cord and adapter plug to ensure proper function.
Highest elevation included on tour is roughly 700 feet, in the vicinity of Krakow.