Weekend in Krakow

KRAKOW TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Come and explore the jewel of Polish culture on this long weekend in Krakow. Join other Solo Travellers on an amazing three night trip to this historic city. Explore the stunning Wawel Castle, admire the street art in the old Jewish Quarter, Kazimierz, take a trip deep into the depths of the Wieliczka Salt Mine and experience one of the most important lessons of modern European history at the Nazi’s most notorious concentration camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Along with the cheap eats and plentiful nightlife, this Krakow tour has something for everyone.

Price from: £399.00

28 Sept 2018 – 1 Oct 2018

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Day 1 – Arrive Krakow

Welcome to Krakow! Today’s city tour will start at approximately 3pm, so please be aware of timings when booking flights. On the tour you will see the amazing Market Square, the largest of its kind in Europe, the Sukiennice Cloth Hall, St Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University and of course, Wawel Castle. From inside the castle grounds you will have magnificent views over the city. Dinner will be arranged at a traditional Polish restaurant for the evening.

Day 2 – Krakow / Auschwitz-Birkenau

After breakfast, you will be driven to begin your tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Experience one of the most memorable lessons of modern European history, as you are shown films, national memorials, the flower strewn ‘death wall’, the railway line and the remains of hundreds of barracks, at the Nazi’s most infamous concentration camp. You will be driven back to the city and have some time at leisure for further sightseeing in the afternoon. Dinner will be arranged for the evening.

Day 3 – Krakow / Wieliczka Salt Mine

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Wieliczka Salt Mine for a guided tour. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this salt mine is one of the most popular attractions in Krakow. The start of your tour will commence 65m underground, leading through rooms, passages and great chambers to depths of 135m. You will see the beautiful St Kinga’s Chapel, the mysterious underground lake, and the remarkable cathedral, carved completely out of salt. You are also welcome to lick the walls… You will have some free time back in Krakow in the afternoon and dinner will be arranged for the evening.

Day 4 – Depart Krakow

After breakfast you will have some free time before you have to check-out of the hotel. We recommend wandering around the Jewish Quarter, Kazimierz, where you will get a taste for Jewish culture and see some fantastic street art to make the most of your last few hours in this fascinating city.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KRAKOW TOUR
  • Sharing a twin room at a three-star hotel with breakfast
  • City tour of Krakow
  • Tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine
BOOKING PROCEDURE
  • Up to six weeks before departure, a place can be reserved for the Krakow Tour on payment of a deposit of £100.00, after this date it would be the full amount of the trip.
  • Click the book now button and fill in the details and tick the box confirming you accept booking conditions.
  • As this trip includes booking of a low cost airline, this deposit is non refundable at any time.
  • The outstanding balance is due 6 weeks before travel.
  • Please ensure you have checked visa requirements. Get in touch if you are unsure.
  • Ensure you have purchased travel insurance, as this is mandatory for all trips.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Trip Type Cultural

Group Size Between 12 – 16

Physical Rating Moderate

Currency & Spending Money Polish Zloty / Spending £20 and upwards per day

Hosts One of our UK hosts will meet you at the hotel before your tour starts, and will be your main point of contact throughout the trip. Our hosts will organise dinners and anything else you might need, to ensure you have the best holiday.

Clothing The weather should be warm at this time of year but Poland can get cold so it’s advised to bring layers. You will also need comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking involved on this trip.

Health You shouldn’t need any inoculations for travel to Poland, but it’s always good to seek medical advice from your doctor or travel nurse before you travel and make sure your vaccinations are up to date. Remember that your travel insurance may not cover you if you do not have up-to-date vaccinations.

Single Supplement £135

Travel Advice We highly recommend that you read the foreign travel advice for Poland before your departure date.

Street Art Krakow Tour

STREET ART: KRAKOW

Hey guys, if you’re into your street art, the Jewish Quarter (also known as Kazimierz) in Krakow should be, well, right up your street. Excuse the pun. Here are some snaps of the pieces we found on our Solo Travellers trip to Poland last October – would be... read more

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