Poland

The city of kings


KRAKOW

the CITY OF KINGS adventure



Discover Poland’s most popular cultural, art and nightlife center as well as located nearby UNESCO-listed sites Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Step back into the history of Krakow during Nazi occupation and then experience the "City of Kings" the way it is today - an important, rapidly developing cultural, business and tourist center.


"The City of Kings" adventure - Krakow


Trip dates:

From April until October ON REQUEST

(please enquire for availability)


Duration:

4 days (3 nights)


Meeting point:

Krakow Airport (KRK)


Team size:

6-8 team members per group


TRIP PRICE: €249



High points of adventure:


  • Top-rated Krakow's attractions:

- the largest in Europe, UNESCO-listed Market Square

- St Mary’s church

- Cloth Hall

- Town Hall Tower

- Wawel Hill with the Cathedral and Wawel Castle

- remains of medieval city walls with Barbican and St Florian Gate

- Schindler's Factory (optional)

- Jewish District Kazimierz

- St. Francis Church

- Bishop’s Palace and "papal window” of John Paul II







  • UNESCO World Heritage sites:

- Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

- Wieliczka Salt Mine




The price includes:


  • 3-night quality accommodation in comfortable en-suite double or twin rooms
  • Return airport transfers from/to Krakow Airport
  • Private transfers to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine in air-conditioned, well-maintained vehicles with plenty of luggage space
  • 3 breakfasts
  • Krakow’s Old Town walking tour with an English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum with guided tour in English
  • Entrance fee to Wieliczka Salt Mine with guided tour in English
  • VAT, local tourist taxes and parking fees
  • Standard travel insurance cover *
  • Dream Team staff members’ assistance and advice onsite




*We are obliged to provide basic travel insurance cover but please bear in mind that you should also have your own travel insurance policy with suitable cover for relevant activities as a condition of your booking


Not included:


  • Flights
  • Food, drinks and other personal expenses (unless otherwise specified)



OPTIONAL:

  • Tours in Krakow:

- Jewish Krakow walking tour with an English speaking guide (minimum 6 guests required)

- Schindler's Factory

- Main Square Underground


  • Katowice Airport (KAT) transfers (available on request - please contact us in advance)


Travel plan:

Day 1

Arrival at Krakow airport before 12:00. Private transfer to the city center provided.

Lunch at one of Krakow’s restaurants/lunch bars with delicious traditional food. Check-in at the apartment.

A walking tour around Krakow during which you can see the most prominent city attractions such as Main Market Square with St Mary’s church, Cloth Hall and Townhall Tower, remains of medieval city walls with Barbican and St Florian Gate, St Francis Church, Bishop’s Palace and „papal window”, Wawel Hill with Cathedral and Wawel Castle, Wawel Dragon

Free time to wander around the Old Town. Dinner/night out in one of Krakow’s great restaurants/clubs


Day 2

Trip to the notorious Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. Visit the largest concentration camp organized by the German Nazi, find out about the horrors of the Holocaust, commemorate the victims of the cruel extermination and comprehend the value of freedom and peace.

Return to Krakow. Lunch in one of the restaurants/lunch bars in Kazimierz - the Jewish District.

Optional tour in the afternoon: Schindler’s Factory Museum. Travel into the past to experience Krakow’s horrifying history during the time of Nazi occupation. Discover “Emalia” factory where Schindler saved hundred of Jews during the Second World War.

Dinner/night out in one of the restaurants/pubs/clubs.


Day 3

Transfer to Wieliczka – a unique salt mine. Descend into the amazing underground world of Wieliczka and marvel at salt statues, gorgeous chambers and chapels, underground lakes while listening to the wonderful music of Chopin. See the mining artifacts, various objects carved from salt when discovering this unique place

Return to Krakow. Lunch in one of the restaurants/lunch bars.

Optional tours in the afternoon:

  • Jewish District walking tour with an English speaking guide (minimum 6 guests required). Go on the Jewish Quarter walking tour and walk in the Krakow Ghetto to learn about the history of the Polish Jews, hear some horrifying stories from World War II and see how the modern Kazimierz has become a bustling district with plenty of restaurants, pubs making a lively and upbeat quarter.
  • Main Square Underground tour. Discover Krakow's unique underground exhibition being a result of 5-year archeological works under the largest market square in Europe.

Dinner/night out (pub/restaurant/club)


Day 4

Check-out from accommodation before 10:00 a.m.

Departure transfer to Krakow Airport. In case of afternoon flight departure, free time to wander around the city on your own or to go on one of our optional tours.



* This is an example itinerary of a typical trip we organize. We reserve the right to change the order of visited attractions if and as required.

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Tour to Krakow - the city of kings



Krakow is a fascinating ancient city that can be compared to phoenix. It survived times of glory and turmoil. Having been the 1st capital of Poland, it was later partitioned and ruled by Austria, Russia and Prussia. This royal city withstood atrocities of WWII, including segregation, extermination of Jews and dreadful repressions.

Despite oppression, the city preserved its identity and rich cultural heritage. When you walk in the medieval streets of the old city leading you to the the main square while sumptuous carriages pass you by, hear the trumpet anthem that comes from the tower of St. Mary’s church, you immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a flourishing city filled with peace, harmony and a unique blend of past and present.



  • Wander on Rynek Głowny - the biggest main square in Europe.
  • Attend Schindler’s Factory Museum, Krakow’s former factory whose owner Oskar Schindler was immortalized in Spielberg’s famous “Schindler’s list”
  • Explore the history of the Holocaust by going on Krakow Auschwitz Tour and visiting one of the most notorious concentration and extermination camps in the world where you can feel the biggest tragedy of the 20th century.
  • Discover astonishing underworld as you descend into a shaft of a famous salt mine Wieliczka on our Krakow salt mine tour.
  • Enjoy Krakow’s exuberant nightlife with a cheerful atmosphere, delicious Polish food and affordable drinks.
Trip price: €249

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