Malbork Castle | Poland | Eastern Europe
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Highlights of Poland - 7 Days map

Travel from south to north Poland on this 7 day tour. From the charming city of Krakow to the Baltic sea port of Gdansk, taking in the highlights of the bustling capital of Warsaw en route. Discover the highlights of this fascinating country steeped in history.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Krakow - Explore the former royal capital. Visit St Mary's Church, the Jagiellonian University and Wawel Castle & Cathedral
Warsaw - Stroll through the reconstructed Old Town, visit the Royal Castle, St John's Cathedral and the Old Town Market Square
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum - Take an optional excursion to this infamous former Nazi concentration camp
Gdansk - Take in the highlights of the old town, enter the Artus court and soak up the history of this Baltic sea port

Included

6 nights in 4 star hotels
Guided sightseeing in Krakow, Warsaw and Gdansk
Escorted by a bi-lingual tour leader, with English speaking guides for city tours
All relevant transportation in private modern vehicles
Welcome meeting with a Champagne-cocktail or juice
6 breakfasts
Entrance to Wawel Castle in Krakow, St. John’s Cathedral in Warsaw and Artus Court in Gdansk
One arrival transfer on Day 1 and one departure transfer on Day 7 included per booking
Porterage at hotels
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go. Minimum group size 2 - maximum 36.

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Krakow

Welcome to Poland and the beautiful city of Krakow. Upon arrival at Krakow airport you'll be met and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the city. The rest of the day is at leisure. A welcome meeting will be held this evening, in the lobby.
Overnight: Krakow

Day 2

Krakow sightseeing

This morning we explore the former royal capital of Krakow, holding this title for over 500 years it is a city which holds many traditions, secrets and stories within it. We'll begin in the Old Town at St Mary's Church, dating back to 1347 this basilica towers over the main market square below. We'll then continue to Jagiellonia University, founded in 1364 by Casimir III the Great it is one of the oldest surviving universities in the world. Next stop is the Cloth Halls and on to the Wawel Castle and Cathedral. The fortified area of Wawel has been built over many centuries and is now one of the most interesting parts of the city.

This afternoon is free for your to further explore Krakow independently. There is also the opportunity to join an optional excursion to the impressive Wielizka Salt Mine. This incredible labyrinth of tunnels is often referred to as 'the underground salt Cathedral of Poland' due to its stunning interior.

This evening there will be the opportunity to enjoy an optional Polish dinner at 'Hawelka' restaurant.
Overnight: Krakow  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Krakow to Warsaw

Krakow - Warsaw. The morning offers an optional excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum or a free morning to explore Krakow on your own. Early afternoon transfer to Krakow railway station and departure by train to Warsaw. Arrival to Warsaw railway station and transfer to our hotel for check in.
Overnight: Warsaw  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Warsaw city tour

Today we discover the history of Warsaw, a city which saw near complete destruction by the end of World War Two. In the years since the old town has been meticulously rebuilt to its former glory. We'll begin the day by visiting the Royal Castle, following the Royal Route we'll also make stops at St John Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican.

This afternoon there's free time to explore Warsaw independently. Alternatively there's an optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park, home to Lazienki Palace, also know as the Palace on the Water. This evening there's an optional Polish dinner.
Overnight: Warsaw  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Gdansk sightseeing

Warsaw - Gdansk. Leaving Warsaw, we travel by train to Gdansk. Like a mini-state all to itself, Gdansk has a unique feel, cultured, wealthy and cosmopolitan, that sets it apart from all other cities in Poland. This beautiful city can trace its existence back to the 10th century and this afternoon we'll enjoy a walking tour of the old town. Our route will take us down Dlugi Targ or Long Market, past St. Mary’s Church and St. Bridget’s Church. We also take in Artus Court and Gdansk Town Hall.
Overnight: Gdansk  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Optional Tri-City and Malborg Castle

This morning there is an optional excursion to the Tri-City area – this urban area unites Gdansk with the lively coastal towns of Sopot and Gdynia. The tour will take you along gulf of Gdansk where you'll visit the famous pier in Sopot and enjoy an organ concert at the Oliwa Church.

In the afternoon we offer an optional excursion to Malborg Castle, stopping en route in Elblag. After a short stop in the Old Town, with the red bricked St. Nicolas Cathedral, we travel on to visit Malbork Castle – a massive fortress founded by the Teutonic knights in the 13th century, scenically set on the banks of the Nogat River. This evening there's an optional farewell dinner at the prestigious Restaurant Pod Lososiem.
Overnight: Gdansk  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Gdansk

Today marks the end of your fantastic trip through Poland. A departure transfer will be provided to take you to Gdansk airport.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

All departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

Guaranteed Departure
2024
Twin Share
Single Room
18 Jun - 24 Jun 20% off
USD $1,395
USD $1,116
USD $2,065
USD $1,652
16 Jul - 22 Jul 20% off
USD $1,395
USD $1,116
USD $2,065
USD $1,652
30 Jul - 05 Aug 20% off
USD $1,395
USD $1,116
USD $2,065
USD $1,652
06 Aug - 12 Aug 20% off G
USD $1,395
USD $1,116
USD $2,065
USD $1,652
13 Aug - 19 Aug 20% off G
USD $1,395
USD $1,116
USD $2,065
USD $1,652

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Pre tour accommodation - Krakow
USD $125
USD $235
Dinner Supplement
USD $185
N/A

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Hotel Q Plus Krakow, Krakow

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Conveniently located by the River Vistula in the centre of Krakow, The Q Hotel Plus Krakow offers beautiful views of the Wawel Castle and the Church on the Rock. Within walking distance to the Main Square and Kazimierz district making this a perfect place to stay and explore the former Polish capital. Featuring modern and air-conditioned guestrooms complete with a comfortable bed with high-quality mattress, a TV and a tea and coffee maker. Why not enjoy a delicious meal during your stay at The Qualita Restaurant, winner of numerous prestigious culinary awards.

Hotel Golden Tulip Krakow City centre, Krakow

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Superior Hotel

Located in the heart of the city, this hotel offers easy access to popular attractions such as the Main Market Square and Wawel Castle. The rooms are elegantly designed and equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable stay for guests. The on-site restaurant serves delicious Polish and international cuisine, while the bar provides a cozy atmosphere to unwind. The Hotel Golden Tulip Krakow City Centre provides an excellent base for exploring the rich history and vibrant culture of Krakow.

Hotel Radisson Blu Sobieski, Warsaw

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Located close to the Warsaw University Botanical Garden and the socialist realist Palace of Culture and Science, the Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel is an ideal place to stay whilst in Warsaw, with easy metro access. Offering comfortable guest rooms with private bathrooms equipped with heated floors and a tub. Complimentary Wi-Fi and tea and coffee-making facilities are included in your stay. A superb buffet breakfast is served daily and the Marysieńka restaurant offers a range of international dishes.

Hotel Mercure Gdansk, Gdansk

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Located close to the Old Town Square and Gdansk’s main monuments, Hotel Mercure Gdansk is the highest building in the city. Boasting picturesque views over the famous Gdansk Shipyard, it offers comfortable guestrooms with individually controlled air-conditioning and WiFi access. The Winestone restaurant serves European cuisine and a choice of wines for you to enjoy, while the lobby bar is the hub of the hotel. A well-equipped fitness centre completes the list of amenities.

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Krakow
Ends
Gdansk
Departs
Tuesdays July - August
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 36
Hotel Rating
4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour leader
Meals
Breakfast: 6
Countries
Minimum Age
15 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Yes
Dep. Transfer
Yes
Krakow
Warsaw
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