Panorama of Poland (7 days)

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DAY 1 – UK – Warsaw
After arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the city. Drive along the beautifully renovated Royal Route with its historical monuments and residences. Stop at the castle square for a short walk through the Old Town.
Dinner and overnight stay in Warsaw

 

DAY 2 – Warsaw
This morning, we introduce you to the highlights of Warsaw. A half day sightseeing tour includes the Old Town, beautifully rebuilt after the 2nd World War, with its impressive Royal Castle, seat of the Kings of Poland. Here, the May 3rd Constitution was proclaimed in 1791, the second oldest constitution in the world, after USA. You will admire some of its 300 rooms and visit the Canaletto Room with 23 of his paintings, the Throne Room, the magnificent Knight’s Hall with six large paintings by Marcello Bacciarelli, the Marble Room with its 22 portraits of Polish Kings and the largest and most impressive of the castle’s chambers, the Ballroom. After lunch we continue with a drive to the area of the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. To end the day, you will see the building of the National Opera House and the Town Hall.
Dinner and overnight stat in Warsaw

 

DAY 3 – Warsaw – Masury Region – Mikolajki
Transfer to Mikolajki the most famous Masurian village with a beautiful marina, visit the Luknajno Lake Reserve often called Swan Lake. Enjoy a boat trip on Sniardwy Lake – the biggest lake in Poland.
Dinner and overnight stay in Mikolajki

 

DAY 4 – Elblag – Malbork – Gdansk
Start the day with a totally unique experience in Elblag – half day boat trip to Maldyty up the Elblag – Ostroda canal, the main attraction of the region and the only one in the world with this kind of canal with technical devices from mid of XIX century and still functioning without electricity, the system of slipways carries the ships on the land up and down and helps them overcome almost 100m difference of water levels “sailing” on the land. In the afternoon we drive to the 13th century Teutonic Knights castle in Malbork. It is the largest brick castle in Europe and one of Poland’s greatest tourist attractions.
Dinner and overnight stay in Gdansk

 

DAY 5 – Gdansk – Gdynia – Sopot – Gdansk
Today, we start the tour of Gdansk at the Upland Gate, a fragment of the city’s former fortifications and one of its main gates. Just behind it, we pass by a baked brick construction consisting of the Prison Tower and the Torture House, relics of the 15th century Gothic defensive walls. The Golden Gate, situated next to the Prison Tower, opens onto Long Market, a magnificent street with late Renaissance and Baroque grand houses and palaces. It is here that the richest burghers of Gdansk once lived. The Artus Court was the site of important Hanseatic cities. Just behind it is the tower of St. Mary’s Basilica, a part of the most precious and largest red brick Gothic church in Gdansk. On our way back, we pass by Mariacka Street with its gabled terraced houses and elegant boutiques. Now we drive to Gdynia, the youngest tri-city complex. After lunch we continue our drive to Sopot, the famous and fashionable seaside resort. Here you can see the oldest and the longest wooden pier in Europe. On our way back to Gdansk, a stop at Oliwa Cathedral to enjoy its monumental 18th century organ. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay in Gdansk.

 

DAY 6 – Gdansk – Torun – Warsaw
In the morning, drive to Torun. The city is the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus, and it is considered one of the most magnificent historic cities in Poland. It’s Old Town is include don the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list for its impressive 13th century Town Hall, superb churches and historic streets preserving Torun’s past glory. After lunch begin the drive back to Warsaw.
Dinner and overnight stay In Warsaw

 

DAY 7 – Warsaw – UK
After breakfast the departure transfer will take you to the airport for your return flight home.

 

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