PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES. WEEKEND IN WARSAW
Warsaw is a unique city and truly one of its kind. Almost completely destroyed during World War II today it is an absolute heart of the country, an administrative, commercial, business and cultural centre. It is a city of contrasts, which combines a tragic history with a courageous look towards the future. Only here can you find an ultramodern city centre with high steel-and-glass skyscrapers right next to the charming Old Town meticulously rebuilt and enrolled on the World Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO, next to vast green parks and royal residencies.
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Arrival to Warsaw, transfer to the hotel 3*/4*, check-in, panoramic city tour, visit of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews POLIN, one of Warsaw’s recent and most visited museums. Next we will visit other sites connected with the Jewish life of Warsaw and the tragic history of the Warsaw ghetto and its uprising of 1943. Return to the hotel, welcome dinner, overnight.
Breakfast and guided city tour. During the tour we will see the modern city centre with modern skyscrapers and the famous Palace of Culture and Science, a gift from Stalin to Poland. We will drive along the Royal Route towards the Old Town, totally destroyed during the war. We will see the Royal castle, St. Anne’s church and the Old Town Market Square, St. John’s Cathedral and the city walls with Barbican. We will visit places connected with the most famous Polish composer Frederic Chopin. In the afternoon transfer to Wilanów, the pearl of the Polish baroque style. Visit of the palace, founded by a great Polish king John III Sobieski, victor of the Vienna battle of 1683. Return transfer to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Depending on time available visit of the Royal Łazienki Park with magnificent residences founded by the last Polish king in the late 18th century. Transfer to the airport and return flight.