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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)

SOUTHERN ADVENTURE - (PAT 4) - 2017

9 days/8 nights

Starts in Warsaw on Saturdays:

May 20 - May 28

June 10 - June 18

July 15 - July 23

August 19 - August 27

September 9 - September 17

TOUR COST:

$1,729 dbl ($459 single room suppl.).

Airfare not included.

Tour Cost Includes:

- Accommodations in deluxe and first class hotels

- Two meals daily as specified

- Dinner with folklore entertainment in Zakopane

- Chopin concert with glass of wine

- Home-hosted dinner in Lowicz

- Transfers on arrival and departure on tour dates

- Air conditioned coach

- Sightseeing tours with professional guides as specified

- English speaking tour escort throughout

- Baggage handling (one piece per person)

- All entrance fees to sites specified in the tour program

- Hotel charges and taxes

Not Included:

Cost of passport, items of a personal nature, optional insurance, gratuities to guides and driver.

Complete this form to request airfare quote from your city. To print tour flyer click here.

On Friday, depart U.S.A. for Warsaw.
2nd Day/Sat - WARSAW. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the city. Time free to unpack and rest. At 6:00PM, meet your guide and the rest of the group in the hotel lobby. Drive along the beautifully renovated Royal Route with its historical monuments. Stop for a short walk through Old Town, and then join us for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant with typical Polish dishes and famous Polish vodka, “Zubrowka”. (Welcome Dinner)
3rd Day/Sun - WARSAW. This morning, we introduce you to the highlights of Warsaw. A half-day sightseeing tour includes Old Town, beautifully rebuilt after World War II with impressive Royal Castle, seat of Polish kings. Here the May 3 Constitution was proclaimed in 1791, the second oldest constitution in the world. Admire some of its 300 rooms: the Throne Room, the magnificent Knight’s Hall and most impressive Ballroom. After lunch in a local restaurant in Old Town, continue your tour with a drive to the former Warsaw Ghetto. Stop at the chocolate cafe, "Wedel," to taste the delicious hot chocolate and cake.This evening, take a musical journey through the world famous compositions of Frederic Chopin, at a piano recital. A glass of sparkling wine will be served during intermission. (Breakfast, Lunch)
4th Day/Mon - WARSAW-Czestochowa-ZAKOPANE. After breakfast, depart for Zakopane - one of the most popular vacation resorts in the Tatra Mountains. En route, stop in Czestochowa to visit the Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine with its miraculous icon. After lunch, in a local restaurant, continue to Zakopane, beautifully situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains and settle-in at your hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)
5th Day/Tue - ZAKOPANE. In the morning, you will have a sightseeing tour of Zakopane, whose wooden architecture blends with the natural landscapes. Visit the famous Jaszczurowka Chapel, a great example of wooden architecture and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, built by the local "Gorale" as a votive for saving the life of Pope John Paul II after an assassination attempt. Admire the breathtaking views of the Tatras from the top of Gubalowka Mountain and shop for souvenirs of arts and crafts of the Highlanders (Gorale) at a local bazaar. Tonight's dinner is in a typical Highlanders' cottage with folk entertainment. (Breakfast, Dinner)
6th Day/Wed - ZAKOPANE-KRAKOW. This morning depart for Krakow. En route stop in Pieniny National Park where you will enjoy a scenic rafting trip on the Dunajec River (weather permitting). After lunch in a local restaurant, continue to Krakow for overnight. Evening is free to experience medieval atmosphere of this charming city, cultural capital of Poland. (Breakfast, Lunch)
7th Day/Thu - KRAKOW. This morning's city tour features Wawel Hill with the Royal Castle, home to three dynasties of Poland’s monarchs. Its stately chambers are filled with priceless medieval treasures including fabulous 16th century Flemish tapestries. You will also visit the Wawel Cathedral, where 18 chapels are true architectural masterpieces. Here the Polish kings were crowned and buried. Following a short break for coffee and cake at the famous Krakow café, drive to Old Town with its restored medieval Market Square, one of the largest in Europe. At St. Mary’s Basilica see the largest wooden altar by Wit Stwosz and at the arcaded Cloth Hall, dating back to the 14th century, you can shop for souvenirs. Afternoon is at leisure to discover treasures of this fascinating city. Dinner in restaurant in the Old Town. (Breakfast, Dinner)
8th Day/Fri - KRAKOW-Auschwitz-Wadowice-KRAKOW. Today you'll visit Auschwitz, site of the former Nazi Concentration Camp, now a martyrdom museum, a silent witness to human tragedy. Return to Krakow via Wadowice, the birthplace of Pope John Paul II. After lunch at a local restaurant, see the house where Karol Wojtyla was born and his baptismal font in the parish church. Return to Krakow, balance of the day at leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch)
9th Day/Sat - KRAKOW-Wieliczka-Lowicz-WARSAW. This morning drive to Wieliczka, the oldest salt mine in Europe. On a 2.5 mile tourist route admire fascinating underground world of grottoes, chambers, sculptures all carved in salt by many generations of miners. After lunch on your own, depart for Warsaw. En route stop in Lowicz for a home-hosted dinner by a young couple. You will be welcomed in a typical Polish way, with bread and salt, experience Polish hospitality and talk about their daily life. Overnight in Warsaw. (Breakfast, Dinner)
10th Day/Sun - WARSAW. After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for return flight home. (Breakfast)
If you wish to stay in Southern Poland on your own and not return to Warsaw, deduct $60 per person from total tour cost.
YOUR HOTELS:
WARSAW - Sofitel Victoria
ZAKOPANE - Nosalowy Dwor Grand
KRAKOW - Q Plus Best Western
WARSAW - Sofitel Victoria

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