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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)

WONDERS OF POLAND (PAT 2) - 2017

15 days/14 nights

Starts in Warsaw on Sundays:

July 9 - July 23

September 17 - October 1

TOUR COST:

$2,790 dbl. ($680 single room suppl.).

Airfare not included.

Tour Cost Includes:

- Accommoadtions in first class hotels

- Two meals daily as specified in tour itinerary

- Transfers on arrival and departure on tour dates

- Special evenings as specified

- Air conditioned coach

- Sightseeing tours with professional guides

- English speaking guide throughout

- All entrance fees to sites specified in tour program

- Hotel charges and taxes

Not Included: cost of passport, items of a personal nature, optional insurance, gratuities to guides and driver.

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We have designed this tour to introduce you to the greatest wonders of Poland. You will experience the beauty of its varied landscapes and excitement of the historic cities. This is the only tour that will take you from the unique attractions of the Mazurian Lakes to Boleslawiec, in Western Poland, home of world-famous ceramics. Everywhere you travel, you will enjoy delicious meals and Polish hospitality. To keep the unique features of this tour, participation is limited.
On Saturday, depart U.S.A. for Warsaw.
2nd Day/Sun - WARSAW. After arrival in Warsaw, you will be transferred to your hotel. Time to rest and unpack. At 6:00 pm meet other tour participants and your tour guide at the hotel lobby and depart for a special welcome dinner.En route see illuminated Warsaw. (Dinner)
3rd Day/Mon - WARSAW. After buffet breakfast the city sightseeing of Warsaw will introduce you to Polish capital's major sites including the reconstructed Old Town, tomb of the Unkown Soldier. Via Royal Route drive to the Lazienki Park and Palace built by last king of Poland in the 18th century. For coffe break we invite you for Polish dougnut "paczki" in a garden cafe. Included is a visit to the Uprising Museum documenting the horrific attempt to libarate Warsaw fromt he Nazi occupation in 1944. Balance of day at leisure for your own activities. (Breakfast, Dinner)
4th Day/Tue - WARSAW-Kadzidlo-OLSZTYN. This morning depart for peaceful Mazurian Lake District. En route stop in Kadzidlo village where you will get acquainted with Kurpie folklore, traditional dishes and art of paper cutouts. This evening participate in the "Mazurian wedding" party or a country fair. (Breakfast, Dinner)
5th Day/Wed - OLSZTYN. Today you will spend whole day discovering the attractions of this popular vacation area. See the Sw. Lipka Basilica, most beautiful sanctuary of the area with miraculous icon, and "Wolf's Lair" - Hitler's bunker where attempt on his life took place in 1944. Stop at the unique Elblag Canal and watch this engineering marvel, the only one in the world. Return to Olsztyn for overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch)
6th Day/Thu - OLSZTYN-Malbork-GDANSK.After breakfast depart for the Baltic Coast. En route stop in Malbork and tour the fascinating 15th century castle of the mighty Teutonic Knights. It is the largest brick castle in Europe built according to the most modern defensive methods of the time. After lunch continue to the Baltic Coast for overnight. Balance of day at leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch)
7th Day/Fri - GDANSK-Gdynia-Sopot.. After breakfast orientation tour of this major maritime center of Poland, birthplace of Solidarity movement. Tour the medieval Gdansk in depth. From the city's former fortifications and one of its main gates, walk to a "Dlugi Targ - Long Market", magnificent street with late Renaissance and Baroque facades where the richest burghers once lived in city's prosperous past. It's famous landmark is the Artus Court where the Hanseatic League met and the Neptun's Fountain. St. Mary's Basilica is the largest brick Gothic church in Gdansk. Then on to Sopot with its deluxe hotels on the beach and longest wooden Pier on the Baltic. Continue to Oliwa cathedral for a concert on the magnificent pipe organ, one of its kind in Europe. Afternoon at leisure to spend in Gdansk's Old Town browsing through amber shops or relaxing in a beer garden. (Breakfast, Dinner)
8th DaySat - GDANSK-TORUN. This morning depart for Torun, birthplace of Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, considered one of the most magnificent historic cities of Poland. Its Old Town has been included in UNESCO’s list for its impressive 13th century Town Hall, superb churches and historic streets preserving Torun’s past glory. After city sightseeing you will have time on your own. (Breakfast, Dinner)
9th Day/Sun - TORUN-POZNAN . After breakfast depart for Poznan, cradle of the Polish nation. City tour includes the old town square with beautiful Renaissance Town hall and Poznan Cathedral with tombs of first Polish kings of Piast Dynasty in the 10th century.Overnight in Poznan. (Breakfast, Dinner)
10th Day/Mon -POZNAN-Boleslawiec-WROCLAW. Today your coach departs for Wroclaw, the historic city on the Odra River, called "Venice of the North" for its many bridges. En route stop in Boleslawiec to tour the famous pottery works and do some shopping in factory store. You will also visit the Borowski Glass Works where you will see the inredible glass reations being made. Arrive in Wroclaw for overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch)
11th Day/Tue - WROCLAW. After breakfast sightseeing tour of Wroclaw. See the beautifully renovated Market Square, one of the largest in Europe, the 13th century Town Hall and Wroclaw University with magnificent baroque Leopoldine Hall. The highlight of your tour is viewing of the fascinating "Panorama Raclawicka" a huge diorama depicting the battle of Tadeusz Kosciuszko against the imperial Russian army fought in 1794. Balance of day at leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch)
12th Day/Wed - WROCLAW-Czestochowa-Wadowice-ZAKOPANE. This morning depart for Czestochowa, Poland's pilgrimage center, home of the Monastery of Jasna Gora (the Bright Mountain). See the shrine of the Black Madonna and the treasury with priceless gifts given to the Pauline Monastery throughout the centuries. Continue to Zakopane via Wadowice, the birthplace of St. John Paul II. After lunch at a local restaurant, briefly stop at the parish church where Karol Wojtyla was baptised. Overnight in Zakopane, all-year vacation resort hidden in the majestic Tatra Mountains with unique architecture, traditions and lifestyle.(Breakfast, Lunch)
13th Day/Thu - ZAKOPANE. This morning depart for Pieniny National Park where you will enjoy a scenic rafting trip on the Dunajec River (weather permitting). Return to Zakopane to climb the Gubalowka Mountain by a funicular for spectacular views. You will have time to browse through the bazaar of native arts and crafts. Tonight's dinner is in a typical Highlanders' cottage where you will taste local specialties and be entertained by folk band. (Breakfast, Dinner)
14th Day/Fri - ZAKOPANE-Wieliczka-KRAKOW. After breakfast depart for Krakow. En route stop in Wieliczka Salt mines to visit the fascinating underground world. On a 1.5 mile tourist route admire the salt formed grottoes, lakes, chapels, sculptures and magnificent St. Kinga Cathedral. After lunch continue to Krakow for time at leisure. Settle-in at the hotel situated a short walk to the hart of the city, the Market Square. (Breakfast, Lunch)
15th Day/Sat - KRAKOW. Start the day with a tour of this charming medieval city which until the 14th century was Poland's capital. Highlights include: the Old Town Square, Cloth Hall, St. Mary's Church, courtyard of the Jagiellonian University and magnificent Wawel Royal castle and Coronation Cathedral where Polish kings were crowned and ruled for four centuries. In the Castle chamber admire the priceless collection of tapestries and other medieval treasures. In the afternoon there is time for an optional excursion to Auschwitz to visit the martyrdom Museum of the former Nazi concentration camp. This evening dinner is in the Kazimierz district of Krakow with unique Klezmer music. (Breakfast, Dinner)
16th Day/Sun - KRAKOW. After breakfast termination of tour services. Transfer to the airport and fly home.(Breakfast)
We strongly recommend to stay another day in Krakow and discover more of its treasures.
For additional night in Krakow with breakfast, add $80 per person, for excursion to Auschwitz, former Nazi Concentration camp add $48 per person.
 
YOUR HOTELS:
WARSAW - Novotel Warsaw Centrum
OLSZTYN - HP Park
GDANSK - Novotel Centrum or similar
TORUN - Filmar
POZNAN - HP Park
WROCLAW - Best Wester Prima
ZAKOPANE - Wersal or similar
KRAKOW - Park Inn by Radisson

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