Experience all the history and grandeur of Warsaw and Krakow on this 4-night rail journey. As Poland’s largest city, Warsaw is quickly becoming a major center of culture in Europe, boasting a UNESCO-listed Old Town area offering winding cobbled streets, charming pastel hued buildings, an imposing Royal Palace and medieval city walls. Krakow shines with Gothic, Renaissance and modern gems in its history-permeated squares.
- Experience the hidden gems of Warsaw as well as the city’s contemporary edge
- Discover the medieval heart of Krakow and its storied history
- Enjoy comfortable, direct rail travel between cities
PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:
- Train travel from Warsaw to Krakow
- 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Warsaw
- 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Krakow
- Warsaw in a Nutshell Walking Tour
- Auschwitz- Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine in One Day
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.
DAY 1 – ARRIVE WARSAW
Arrive in Warsaw this morning and on arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Spend the next couple of days exploring Poland's rapidly changing capital. The Old Town is a major attraction, as it is one of the most historic sites in the city and contains some interesting architecture. During the summer months, the cobbled streets are filled by café tables and street performers, which gives the Old Town a buzzing, vibrant atmosphere. (Overnight in Warsaw) B
DAY 2 - WARSAW
After breakfast, explore Warsaw, visiting the multicultural Praga neighborhood, tasting local food and drinks, and enjoying panoramic views of Old Town. Also discover the opulent and expansive 14th-century Royal Castle, stroll through the baroque gardens of Wilanow Palace or Saxon Garden, or visit one of the city's elaborate churches. For a fascinating historical insight into the city's past, don't miss a trip to the Warsaw Uprising Museum, which will give you an extensive insight into Poland's battle for independence in 1944. (Overnight in Warsaw) B
DAY 3 - WARSAW TO KRAKOW
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and board a direct train to Krakow. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Start your adventures by exploring the 13th-century Main Square, and wander from there through the medieval heart of the city. You'll find plenty to see and do around this area, as well as many fantastic opportunities for a traditional Polish meal. (Overnight in Krakow) B
DAY 4 - KRAKOW
Spend the day today gaining more fascinating insights into the city’s past. Continue to wander through the Old Town area and marvel at its soaring Gothic churches, or relax in one of the many bars, restaurants or cafes which are tucked away down its cellars and narrow alleyways. (Overnight in Krakow) B
DAY 5 – DEPART KRAKOW
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels. Speak to one of our Rail Specialists if you wish to extend your vacation with additional days in a particular destination. B
MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER
Passports are required.