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Treasures of Poland including Warsaw and Wroclaw
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Treasures of Poland including Warsaw and Wroclaw

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Poland is full of rich culture and medieval history combined with a dynamic energy that makes it a truly unique destination. Get ready to experience a journey of discovery as you embrace the beautiful pastel buildings and gothic churches of Warsaw and Wroclaw on our 5 night Treasures of Poland holiday.

Begin your journey with a guided panoramic tour of the sprawling city of Warsaw where you will take in Zamkowy Square, Wilanow Park and Lazieki Palace and witness the beauty of these treasured churches and monuments up close. As you continue your journey up towards Wroclaw, you will stop by the Jasna Gora Pauline Monastery along the way to see the miraculous picture of our lady known as the ‘Black Madonna’ famously discoloured from candles lit in supplication.


In Wroclaw you will discover the key monuments that give this city such rich culture, begin with a tour of Cathedral Island and market square with visits to the watch tower and town hall, before taking a historical step back in time to explore the Książ castle and the famous peace church of Świdnica where the first mass took place on 24th June 1657.


With ample leisure time included for you to sightsee, shop and relax, you’ll be sure to see so much more on this 5 night Treasures of Poland Holiday than you could have imagined.

 

Practical Information for this holiday

Currency
Zloty (PLN)
Local Time
Ireland/UK Time +1 hour
Passport
A valid passport is required for this holiday. EU citizens do not need a visa, however non-EU citizens should check requirements. 
Climate

Pleasant, sunny summers and cold winters.

Food & Drink

Try famous local specialities such as dumplings, goulash and other rich and comforting foods. Many German dishes have heavy influence from Germany and other central European countries. Poland is famous for its delicious beers and wide selection of vodkas.

Packing List
  • Your valid passport
  • A 220v plug adaptor
  • A continental plug adaptor
  • A rain jacket
  • A small backpack
  • A sun hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Recommended Reading

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

The Moon’s Jaw by Rouen Klassnik

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

Holiday highlights

Warsaw

You will enjoy a panoramic tour of Warsaw taking in the best the city has to offer including Wilanow Park and the Lazienki Palace in the city's the old town

Częstochowa

A most spiritual place where the where Pope John Paul II had visited many times, you will visit the Jasna Gora Pauline Monastery. The Monastery known for its miraculous picture of Our Lady, called the “Black Madonna”. 

Wrocław 

The Wrocław Old Town resembles a fairytale city and highlights include the Cathedral Island and Wrocław University where you can enter the Watch Tower and Aula Leopoldina.

Świdnica

The highlight on your to Świdnica will be a visit to the Peace Church, one of the largest timber-framed Baroque buildings in Europe.

Książ Castle

The spectacular Książ Castle is one of the three largest castles in Europe.

Practical Information for this holiday

Currency
Zloty (PLN)
Local Time
Ireland/UK Time +1 hour
Passport
A valid passport is required for this holiday. EU citizens do not need a visa, however non-EU citizens should check requirements. 
Climate

Pleasant, sunny summers and cold winters.

Food & Drink

Try famous local specialities such as dumplings, goulash and other rich and comforting foods. Many German dishes have heavy influence from Germany and other central European countries. Poland is famous for its delicious beers and wide selection of vodkas.

Packing List
  • Your valid passport
  • A 220v plug adaptor
  • A continental plug adaptor
  • A rain jacket
  • A small backpack
  • A sun hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Recommended Reading

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

The Moon’s Jaw by Rouen Klassnik

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

Trip Itinerary - Day by day

Day 1 - Travel to Poland

Morning

Travel to Warsaw

On arrival in Warsaw, you will be met our local representative who will assist you in the transfer to your hotel.

Evening

Evening dinner

This evening, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner at your hotel. An evening meal is also included for each of the four remaining hotel nights of your trip.

Day 2 - Warsaw

Morning

Warsaw

Begin your adventure with a morning guided panoramic sightseeing tour of Warsaw city, to include the Old Town with Zamkowy Square, Lazienki Park and the Royal Route passing by numerous historic buildings, churches and monuments.

Afternoon

Warsaw

After lunch at your leisure, enjoy a visit to Wilanow Park with entrance to Wilanow Palace, known as the ‘Polish Versailles’ included.

Day 3 -Częstochowa & Wroclaw

Morning

Częstochowa & Wroclaw

After breakfast, depart your hotel and commence the journey to Wroclaw. On the way, there will be a stop at one of the most important spiritual destinations on this tour, Częstochowa, where Pope John Paul II visited many times. Here you will visit the Jasna Gora Pauline Monastery known for its miraculous picture of Our Lady, called the “Black Madonna”. After some free time at leisure continue your journey to Wroclaw.

Day 4 - Wroclaw

Morning

Wroclaw

Following breakfast you will have a guided tour of Wrocław Old Town to include. Cathedral Island, Market Square with the Town Hall, as well as Wrocław University. Entrance included to the Watchtower and Aula Leopoldina.

Afternoon

At Leisure

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Your guide will be happy to provide advice and suggestions for the best sights and activities to suit your individual interests.

Day 5 - Świdnica

Morning

Świdnica

After breakfast, you will depart for Świdnica to visit the Peace Church, one of the largest timber-framed Baroque buildings in Europe which held its first mass in 1657.

Afternoon

Świdnica

In the afternoon, you will continue on to one of three biggest castles in Poland, Książ Castle home to over 400 rooms. This castle has had a rich and dark history from the aristocratic Hochberg family to becoming home to the German high command during WWII. The wife of the last owner, Maria Teresa Von Hohberg, (Daisy) allegedly still wanders around the castle’s rooms and garden terraces to this day.

Day 6 - Return Home

Morning

Return Home

Today, you will transfer, with guide assistance, from your hotel to the airport for your flight home.

* Please note that the order of your excursions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

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Hotel & accommodation available for this trip

Mercure Warszawa Centrum 4

The Mercure Warszawa Centrum Hotel lies in the heart of the city.  Offering comfort and style, it is located next to the largest shopping mall in Warsaw and is close to numerous cultural attractions, making it an ideal choice for a sightseeing and leisure break.... read more read more read more

The Mercure Warszawa Centrum Hotel lies in the heart of the city.  Offering comfort and style, it is located next to the largest shopping mall in Warsaw and is close to numerous cultural attractions, making it an ideal choice for a sightseeing and leisure break.

Hotel address
Mercure Warszawa Centrum
ZÅ‚ota 48/54,
00-120 Warszawa, Poland

Warsaw
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Hotel HP Park Plaza 4

Hotel Park Plaza is located in the heart of Wroclaw, offering views of the river Odra.  It is within a five minute walk of the Old Town area, making it an ideal location for exploring Wroclaw.... read more read more read more

Hotel Park Plaza is located in the heart of Wroclaw, offering views of the river Odra.  It is within a five minute walk of the Old Town area, making it an ideal location for exploring Wroclaw.

Hotel address
Hotel HP Park Plaza
Bolesława Drobnera 11-13,
50-257 Wrocław, Poland

Wroclaw
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