CRACOW AND AUSCHWITZ FOR A WEEKEND
Cracow is one of Poland’s most beautiful cities and attracts yearly millions of tourists. It is a fantastic place to be discovered during this short, but interesting trip, full of experiences: narrow streets of the Old Town, always crowded Market Square, the oldest Polish university founded in 1364, old residence of Polish kings and their coronation place, numerous cafes, bars, restaurants with their open-air gardens. The itinerary includes also a visit of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp museum and of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, both on UNESCO Heritage list. The tour is a good idea for a short study tour or an interesting weekend excursion.
||3 days/2 nights|
IMPORTANT: You can adjust this itinerary to your needs, interests, financial possibilities and time available. Would you like to change something, add something, upgrade or lower the standard of the hotel? Do you need full board treatment, or want to stay a little longer? Contact us!
Arrival to Cracow, transfer to the hotel 3*/4*, check-in, in the afternoon transfer to Wieliczka salt mine inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, one of the most important tourist attractions of the region. Return to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Breakfast and a guided visit of the historical centre of Cracow: Wawel hill with its renaissance castle and cathedral, the resting place of the Polish kings and national leaders, Old Town, Royal Route, the largest in Europe Market Square, the cloth hall and St. Mary’s church with its famous altar – a wooden masterpiece of Veit Stoss. Next we proceed to Auschwitz – Birkenau for a guided visit of the camp with its barracks and crematoria. Return transfer to Cracow, dinner, overnight.
Breakfast, check-out, sightseeing of the old Jewish district Kazimierz, one of the best preserved Jewish settlements in Europe. It was here where many scenes from Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” were filmed. Today Kazimierz is a vibrant district, popular among artists and students, known for its nightlife, art galleries and fashionable cafes and eateries.