Poland Signature

8 days from $2,168 per person*
  • Stroll Europe's longest wooden pier, as you step out over the Baltic Sea.
  • Led by expert guide, learn the haunting history of Auschwitz.
  • Embark on a private guided city tour of the highlights of Krakow.
  • Visit the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
  • Featuring expertly selected premium hotels.
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Revel in the finest accommodation in the ancient and historic cities of Gdansk, Warsaw and Krakow.

Poland has a proud national heritage and during its golden age in the sixteenth century, it was the largest nation in Europe. Explore the country with your private guide, driver and vehicle. Begin your journey with the old city charm and facades of Gdansk, located on the coast of the Baltic Sea. With a private guide you'll uncover some of the prominent city architecture and also visit nearby town Sopot, where you can stroll out over the Baltic on Europe's longest wooden pier. From there, you'll head to the nation's capital, Warsaw. Tour the old city with a private guide and go through layers of influence from Napoleon, Nazi Germany, and communism to many historic periods in the centuries prior. Head to Krakow, former national capital with millennia of history, the city remains the spiritual heart of Poland. Relax in the city's famous cafes and enjoy the vibrant scene. A day tour to nearby Auschwitz Birkenau is an emotional and moving experience, as you learn about the horrifying tragedies that occurred at this now infamous Nazi extermination camp. Round out your discovery of Poland with a private guided visit of the renowned Wieliczka Salt Mine, and be dazzled by the chapels carved into the walls of the subterranean complex. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Gdansk
    Gdansk
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver
    • Poland - Welcome Package Gdansk(2)
  • Day 2 Gdansk
    Gdansk
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Oliwa Cathedral (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 3 Gdansk to Warsaw
    Gdansk to Warsaw
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Gdansk - Warsaw [5.5hrs] - 1st Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train station - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 4 Warsaw
    Warsaw
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Royal Castle (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 5 Warsaw to Krakow
    Warsaw to Krakow
    • Transfer - Private - Train station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Warsaw - Krakow [3hrs] - 1st Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Wawel Castle (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 6 Krakow
    Krakow
    • Tour - Private - Auschwitz and Museum (6hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 7 Krakow
    Krakow
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 8 Krakow
    Krakow
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Gdansk

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking guide waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

A welcome package with  a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Qubus Hotel Gdansk (4*)

Qubus Hotel Gdansk offers richly equipped, luxurious rooms with free internet access and unique views of the Motlawa River and the Gdansk Old Town. While the exterior of the building emphasizes its rich history, the interiors display, above all, modernity, comfort and attention to outstanding details. Each room is equipped with broadband internet connection, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a radio and a phone. Qubus Hotel Gdansk also offers a fitness center with a perfectly fitted out gym, sauna and an exceptional relaxation room. The Restaurant entices guests with its excellent, aromatic cuisine, and the lobby bar encourages tasting outstanding wines and cocktails.

Gdansk
Gdansk
Qubus Hotel Gdansk
Qubus Hotel Gdansk

Day 2: Gdansk

Enjoy a tour in the city of Gdansk featuring the Historical Museum with enlightening and grandiose exhibits and the famous Red Room – once the main council chamber of the city. Continue to the Baroque and Rococo stylized Oliwa Cathedral, a 13th century building with splendid organs, one of which - the Great Organ - was the largest in the world upon its completion in 1788. Afterward, you'll conclude your tour with a walk on the Sopot Pier, the longest wooden pier in Europe, located in neighbor town Sopot. Entrance fees are included in the price.

Accommodation: Qubus Hotel Gdansk (4*)
Oliwa Cathedral
Oliwa Cathedral

Day 3: Gdansk - Warsaw

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer in Gdansk today.

Enjoy a transfer by train from Gdansk to Warsaw. 

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Accommodation: Polonia Palace (4*)

Polonia Palace is a stylish and elegant luxury hotel, located in downtown Warsaw. As the leading and most prestigious Grand Hotel in Warsaw since 1913, it is superbly located facing the Palace of Culture and Science, business districts and shopping areas. After its recent renovation, the hotel blends a revitalized sense of charming history with state-of-the-art facilities. Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of the splendid guest rooms and dine at the elegant Strauss Restaurant before sipping on a delectable cocktail at the trendy Bojangles Bar & Lounge. Check out the state-of-the-art fitness room, including two saunas, and relax both your mind and body as you truly get the most out of your stay at the beautiful Polonia Palace Hotel.

Warsaw
Warsaw
Polonia Palace
Polonia Palace

Day 4: Warsaw

Tour Warsaw, Poland’s capital and largest city, seat of the president, government and parliament, the country’s commercial centre. A city with a stormy history, including the march of Napoleon’s army, national uprisings and tsarist repressions, and the Second World War, all had their imprints yet didn't stop its development. Learn about life during the Warsaw Uprising and under communism, about business centres and issues that absorb the attention of Warsaw’s citizens today. Listen to legends from the old times, learn about elections of Polish kings and the secrets of enclosed courtyards of Varsovian houses, uncover the former location of a mausoleum of a Russian tsar, learn what is original housing and what was rebuilt 70 years ago, and find where the Warsaw Pact was signed. The sightseeing route includes a visit to the Royal castle that was the seat of the Mazovian Princes, residence of the Polish kings, seat of the Senate, and the place where the Polish Constitution was signed. The site is a symbol of Polish statehood, where many historic events took place, including the passing of the first Polish constitution on 1791. The castle dates back to the 13th century, though it owes its current shape to the early Baroque period. Sigismund Tower, 60m tall and crowned with a high cupola, dominates over the façade. Entrance fees to the Royal castle included.

Accommodation: Polonia Palace (4*)
Royal Castle
Royal Castle

Day 5: Warsaw - Krakow

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Enjoy a transfer by train from Warsaw to Krakow.

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer today.

Krakow, A beautiful medieval city, draws its identity from the multicultural heritage: it is associated with the late John Paul 2nd, hosting Jewish music festival, and having a huge student population, making it a vibrant city all year round. The tour will start at the Market Square, one of the biggest in Europe, a reminder of the power and wealth of medieval Krakow. The 13th century Cloth hall, rebuilt in Renaissance style, houses collection of Polish paintings and handicrafts. Saint Mary's Basilica, dating 1221, boasts a 15th century precious altar. Collegium Maius with Gothic arcades, expanded in Renaissance style, was home to Jagiellonian University, the second oldest university in Central Europe. Visit Czartoryski Museum collection, which contains Da Vinci and Rembrandt paintings among others. Continue to Wawel Hill. This Gothic Royal Castle was built on the remains of a 10th century settlement. Magnificent Renaissance interiors contain numerous paintings, furniture and national memorabilia. Collection of famous "Wawel Tapestries" designed and made in Flandre, especially for Wawel interiors, is truly unique. Famous Sigismund Chapel with gold-plated dome is one of them. Cathedral is also a necropolis of Polish Kings, Dukes and noble citizens, buried in numerous crypts, sarcophaguses, tombs and chapels. A walk down the river concludes the tour, and leads to a limestone cave, shelter of a legendary dragon. Entrance fee for Wawel Castle is included.

Accommodation: Metropolitan Boutique Hotel (4*)

Metropolitan Boutique Hotel invites you to the heart of Krakow, Polish cultural capital and a city full of life. The hotel is established in a newly renovated 19th century building, perfectly placed between the Old Town Square and the trendy area of Kazimierz. It is ideally located away from the noise, yet only minutes walk from the city’s main attractions. The fusion of traditional architecture with modern and elegant interiors, combined with a great location and perfect service will make for a memorable stay in Krakow.

Saint Mary's church
Saint Mary's church
Metropolitan Boutique Hotel
Metropolitan Boutique Hotel

Day 6: Krakow

All over the world, Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, genocide, and the Holocaust. Auschwitz was designed as the venue of the "final solution of the Jewish question in Europe". From spring 1942 until the fall of 1944, transport trains delivered Jews to the camp's gas chambers from all over Nazi-occupied Europe. It was the largest Nazi extermination camp, and site of the biggest genocide. The area is well preserved and nowadays it houses the Holocaust Museum, listed as being UNESCO Heritage site. The tour will include a 15-minute documentary movie serving as an introduction, then a visit to the brick-mortar barracks in Auschwitz I, and the extensive area of the large wooden extermination camp at Auschwitz II – Birkenau. Entrance fee is included. ((Your private guide will take you to Auschwitz and provide explanations, the actual tour of the site is a shared experience led by an Auschwitz guide.)

Accommodation: Metropolitan Boutique Hotel (4*)
Auschwitz-Birkenau
Auschwitz-Birkenau

Day 7: Krakow

Wieliczka Salt Mine is a unique attraction and is included in the UNESCO "Human Heritage" List. Dating back to the 13th century, the Mines are a fascinating monument of engineering. The subterranean universe is comprised of over 300 km of galleries hewn in rock and salt deposits. The tour of the Mine includes visits to the beautiful chapels sculpted in salt, spacious chambers, crystal grottoes, and underground ponds, all at the average depth of 250 m below ground level. A considerable level of physical fitness is required as this tour will cover approximately 3.5 kilometers of walking distance and 800 steps along the whole route. The journey begins with a descent down the Danilowicz Shaft to Level I of the mine, situated 64 m underground. The next levels lead even deeper. After a short respite, you will go up to the surface in a mining elevator. Entrance fees are included. (Your private guide will take you to the mine and provide explanations, the actual tour of the mine is a shared experience led by a Wieliczka guide.)

Accommodation: Metropolitan Boutique Hotel (4*)
Wieliczka Salt Mine Chapel
Wieliczka Salt Mine Chapel

Day 8: Krakow

Airport transfer with private vehicle and driver.

Accommodation:
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
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  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Qubus Hotel Gdansk (4*): Gdansk

Qubus Hotel Gdansk offers richly equipped, luxurious rooms with free internet access and unique views of the Motlawa River and the Gdansk Old Town. While the exterior of the building emphasizes its rich history, the interiors display, above all, modernity, comfort and attention to outstanding details. Each room is equipped with broadband internet connection, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a radio and a phone. Qubus Hotel Gdansk also offers a fitness center with a perfectly fitted out gym, sauna and an exceptional relaxation room. The Restaurant entices guests with its excellent, aromatic cuisine, and the lobby bar encourages tasting outstanding wines and cocktails.

Qubus Hotel Gdansk
Qubus Hotel Gdansk

Polonia Palace (4*): Warsaw

Polonia Palace is a stylish and elegant luxury hotel, located in downtown Warsaw. As the leading and most prestigious Grand Hotel in Warsaw since 1913, it is superbly located facing the Palace of Culture and Science, business districts and shopping areas. After its recent renovation, the hotel blends a revitalized sense of charming history with state-of-the-art facilities. Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of the splendid guest rooms and dine at the elegant Strauss Restaurant before sipping on a delectable cocktail at the trendy Bojangles Bar & Lounge. Check out the state-of-the-art fitness room, including two saunas, and relax both your mind and body as you truly get the most out of your stay at the beautiful Polonia Palace Hotel.

Polonia Palace
Polonia Palace
Polonia Palace - Lobby
Polonia Palace - Lobby

Metropolitan Boutique Hotel (4*): Krakow

Metropolitan Boutique Hotel invites you to the heart of Krakow, Polish cultural capital and a city full of life. The hotel is established in a newly renovated 19th century building, perfectly placed between the Old Town Square and the trendy area of Kazimierz. It is ideally located away from the noise, yet only minutes walk from the city’s main attractions. The fusion of traditional architecture with modern and elegant interiors, combined with a great location and perfect service will make for a memorable stay in Krakow.

Metropolitan Boutique Hotel
Metropolitan Boutique Hotel
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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