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POLISH AMERICAN TOURS Your Visit To Poland Starts Here

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Travel to Poland with PAT TOURS (Polish American Tours)

POLAND at leisure - (PAT 11) - 2017

6 days/5 nights

Starts in Warsaw every Friday or choose your own starting date.

TOUR COST:

From $796 double occupancy; from $186 single room supplement

Airfare not included. Prices subject to change

TOUR COST INCLUDES:

- Accommodations in budget hotels such as MDM in Warsaw and POLONIA in Krakow with buffet breakfast daily.
Hotel upgrade is recommended at a supplement.
- Transfers on arrival and departure from the airport or train station to the hotel of your choice
- Guided tours in Warsaw and in Kraków
- Chopin concert in Krakow
- Full-day tour to Auschwitz and Wieliczka
- Full-day excursion to Zakopane or to Czestochowa
- Entrance tickets to the Wawel Cathedral, St. Mary's Church, Mt. Gubalowka in Zakopane
- First class train tickets on regular train from Warsaw to Krakow. Tickets for the new "Pendolino" train is available at a surcharge.
- All hotel taxes

Not Included:
Cost of passport, meals except breakfast, items of a personal nature, optional insurance, baggage handling, gratuities to guides and drivers.

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On Thursday depart U.S.A. for Warsaw.
2nd Day/Fri- WARSAW. After arriving at the airport or the train station you will be met by the driver who will take you to the hotel of your choice. Rest of the day free to unpack, change money and catch a first glimpse of the Polish capital.
3rd Day/Sat - WARSAW. After buffet breakfast, enjoy a three-hour introductory tour of Warsaw. You will see the major sites of the city: the colorful Old Town painstakingly rebuilt from the destruction of World War II, the former Jewish Ghetto area , the busy downtown, and the elegant Royal Route which will lead you to the Łazienki Park and the Palace on the Water built by the last king of Poland in the 18th century. Balance of the day is free to spend as you please. You may stay at the park or return to Old Town and relax in a sidewalk cafe in the Old Town.
4th Day/Sun - WARSAW - KRAKOW by train. This morning you will be transferred to the railway station, where you will board the express train to Krakow. The journey shouldn’t take more than 3. 5 hours. In Krakow, a local driver will welcome you at the arrival platform and take you to the hotel of your choice.
In the afternoon, after checking-in at your hotel, meet a local guide who will introduce you to this fascinating city. Approximately a four hour tour includes the Barbican Gate, the Market Square, largest medieval square in Europe, with St. Mary's Basilica and the 16th-century Cloth Hall (Sukiennince) full of souvenir shops. Walk via the Royal Route to the Wawel Hill and the Castle from where Polish kings ruled Poland for four centuries. Tour the Coronation Cathedral with tombs of Polish kings and queens.
To conclude the day, you are invited to spend an evening at the Chopin Piano Concert in the historical chambers of Bonerowski Palace on the Market Square.
5th Day/Mon - KRAKOW - Auschwitz - Wieliczka. Today you will visit the major sites outside of Krakow with an English speaking driver: Auschwitz (about 1.5 hour ride each way) and Wieliczka (about 45 min. ride each way) depending on traffic conditions.
In AUSCHWITZ you will visit a martyrdom museum of the former Nazi concentration camp, as well as the less frequently visited Auschwitz II - Birkenau.
After break for lunch on your own, you will travel to the WIELICZKA Salt Mines, the oldest in Europe dating back to the 13th century. On a 2.5 mile tourist route admire fascinating underground world of grottoes, chambers, sculptures, all carved in salt by many generations of miners.
6th Day/Tue - KRAKOW - excursion of your choice. You can choose between one of two equally interesting tour options. You will travel by car (or mini van) with a professional English - speaking driver/guide:
1st Option: ZAKOPANE (about 1.5+ hrs drive each way)
Zakopane is the most popular Polish mountain resort at the foot of the majestic Tatra Mountains. You will drive around Zakopane and admire its characteristic wooden architecture. Take a funicular railway up to the Gubalowka Mountain and admire the spectacular vistas. You will have enough time to browse through the local bazaar full of arts and crafts of the local mountaineers, "Gorale," or walk down the main Krupowki promenade.
2nd Option: CZESTOCHOWA (about 2.5 hrs each way)
Journey North and visit Czestochowa, pilgrimage center of Poland, where the miraculous icon of the Black Modonna is venerated. A guided tour with Pauline Father will introduce you the turbulent history of the shrine and its treasures. After time on your own return to Krakow.
7th Day/Wed - KRAKOW. Depending on your departure schedule, you will be transferred to the Balice Airport or to the railway station. We will be happy to assist with further arrangements if you are planning to see more of Poland or visit another country.

For reservations complete Reservation Form or call: 1-800-388-0988.