JEWISH TOUR POLAND
7 days/ 6 nights
Price depends on the hotel category/ number of people traveling/ season/ language of guide
Accomodations in the hotels of selected category;
Return airport transfers;
Transportation throughout the tour;
English speaking driving guide;
Entrance fees to museums;
DAY 1 Arrival in Warsaw. Private transfer to the hotel. Check-in.Tour will start from Palace of Culture and Science (Palac Kultury i Nauki) located in the very new centre of Warsaw. Janucz Korczak Monument, Nozhik Synagogue - the only active in Warsaw, Jewish Shalom theatre, few dwelling houses on Prozna street - remnants of lost Warsaw, Ghetto Wall remnant, New Jewish Cemetery - an open book of polish jewish history, ghetto territory and Anlilewitz street, Umschlagplatz - former train station from which the big deportation was realized, Ghetto Heroes road - walk along two streets marked by stones with names of Jewish resisitance leaders, Bunker of Jewish insurgents on former Mila 18 str. Overnight at hotel of selected category.
DAY 2 Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit memorial of Ghetto heroes Square and modern museum of Jewish history “POLIN museum of the history of Polish Jews. See The Core Exhibition – it is a journey through 1000 years of the history of Polish Jews – from the Middle Ages until today. Visitors will find answers to questions such as: how did Jews come to Poland? Later sightseeing of Treblinka Extermination Camp. Afterwards proceed to Tykocin and discover a typical Polish shtetl - or small town - with a terrible past. Touring the town’s historic sights, you will learn more about the history of Tykocin. Drive back to Warsaw. Overnight at hotel of selected category.
DAY 3 Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure to Krakow. Visit through the former German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The site, the epicenter of Nazi-era atrocities, has become an international symbol of the Holocaust. Millions come to honor the memories of all those who perished and to pay tribute to those who survived. The visit will include both Auschwitz and Birkenau (also known as Auschwitz II). In the late afternoon, continue to Krakow. Overnight at hotel of selected category.
DAY 4 Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, enjoy a walking tour of Old Krakow, once the royal capital of Poland. The tour will include the Wawel Royal Castle, Collegium Maius, the oldest building in the Jagiellonian University, and the Market Square with its famous Cloth Hall in the center. A visit to the city’s underground museum below the Cloth Hall, and an opportunity to view works of great local artists on the top floor, offer insights into the city’s deep historical and cultural roots. Afternoon tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Overnight at hotel of selected category.
DAY 5 Breakfast at the hotel. Krakow, unlike Warsaw, was not destroyed during the German occupation. Its historic buildings and squares, along with its seven remaining synagogues, provide an entrance into Poland’s rich cultural past. A morning walking tour of Krakow’s Kazimierz district will include Krakow’s JCC and a guided tour of the Galicia Museum. After lunch, tour Podgorze, the site of the former ghetto, and Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum, which tells the story of the city and its citizens during the German occupation. Overnight at hotel of selected category.
DAY 6 Breakfast at the hotel. Explore the nearby beauty of Polish mountains in its most representative city. Zakopane, remoted 2 hours from Cracow, offers numerous attractions, spectacular views, highlander cultural heritage and unique architecture. In winter, the town becomes a Mecca for all fans of winter sports. In the summer, lots of tourists visit it to enjoy mountain walks, excursions, climbing or hiking in astonishing surroundings. We start our sightseeing from architecture, paying a visit to the sculpture workshop of a local folk artist in the picturesque Chochołów - a village known for its traditional huts and from funicular trip up the Gubałówka (1,126 m). Apart from it, we will take you to the cemetery in Jaszczurówka Brzyzek, walk along Krupówki, visit the Tatra Museum and the Museum of Zakopane Style in Willa Koliba, as well as the Chapel in Jaszczurówka with characteristic for local architecture stained-glass windows.
DAY 7 Breakfast at the hotel. Breakfast. Private transfer to Krakow airport . Departure. End of the tour.