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: £499.00
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Day 1 – Arrive Krakow
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Krakow. Once you have checked in, you will begin a walking tour of this historical city. 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 ground 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. 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… Dinner will be arranged for your final night in Krakow.
Day 4 – Depart Krakow
After breakfast you will have some free time (we recommend wandering around the Jewish Quarter, Kazimierz, where you will get a taste for Jewish culture and see some fantastic street art). You will then be transferred back to the airport for your international flights.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KRAKOW TOUR
- Return flights with Easyjet (hand-luggage only – add £33 for hold luggage)
- Sharing a twin room at a three-star hotel with breakfast
- Airport transfers
- City tour of Krakow
- Tours to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine
- 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.
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 hosts will meet you at the airport before departure, 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 Poland can get cold so bring layers and sensible shoes.
Health Always seek medical advice from your doctor or travel nurse before you travel.
Baggage Allowance 1x Hand Luggage (Maximum size of 56 x 45 x 25cm)
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