A Tale of Three Capitals

A Tale of Three Captals

Day 1 – Kraków – Paszkówka
Arrival at Kraków airport, transfer to the centre of Kraków. Explore the city, proud of its history as the Polish capital from the 11th to the 16th centuries. After the capital was moved to Warsaw, the importance of the city declined, but the Polish Kings were still crowned and buried here. Sightseeing tour of the Old Town; defensive walls with Barbican, Main Market Square, St Mary's Church, Cloth Hall, Jagiellonian University including Collegium Maius. Transfer to Paszkówka, the Neo-Gothic palace situated 30 km from Kraków. Dinner and overnight in Paszkówka.

Day 2 – Kraków – Wieliczka
Guided tour of Kraków, including Wawel Royal Castle and Cathedral, and Kazimierz, the former Jewish district. In the afternoon there is an excursion to Wieliczka to visit the Salt Mine, one of the oldest mines in Europe and placed by UNESCO on the list of the 12 most priceless monuments of the world in 1978. Return to Kraków, dinner and overnight in Kraków.

Day 3 – Kraków – Antonin
Morning free for leisure and shopping in Kraków. Then drive to Antonin, check-in at the palace; the residence of Antoni Radziwiłł. Erected in the 19th century, it is a unique palatial hunting lodge in the Romantic style. Private Chopin concert (as Frederic Chopin stayed in this palace there is a small Chopin Museum), dinner and overnight in Antonin.

Day 4 – Antonin – Poznań – Krześlice
Excursion to Kórnik; a castle built in the Neo-Gothic style with a museum housing collections of antique furniture, Polish and foreign paintings and artistic handicraft. Then to Rogalin, the Rococo-Classicist palace and now a branch of the National Museum in Poznań. Continue to Poznań for a sightseeing tour of the city, one of the oldest in Poland. Arrive at the palace in Krześlice, one of the most magnificent monuments of Neo-Gothic architecture. Dinner and overnight in Poznań.

Day 5 – Krześlice – Gniezno – Toruń – Pułtusk
Drive to Biskupin, the pre-Slavonic defensive settlement, then stop in Gniezno, the first capital of Poland with a 1000-year history and the main town of the Polish tribe in the 8th century. Continue to Toruń, sightseeing tour of the town, the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus. Arrival to Pułtusk castle, dating back to 15th century and situated in a splendid park. Dinner and overnight in Pułtusk.

Day 6 – Pułtusk – Warsaw
Excursion to Warsaw, documentary film "Warsaw remains" at the Historical Museum of Warsaw. Guided sightseeing tour of Warsaw with the Royal Castle or Wilanów Palace. In the afternoon, there is a trip to Zelazowa Wola to visit Frederic Chopin's birthplace. Return to Pułtusk, dinner and overnight in Pułtusk.

Day 7 – Warsaw
Drive to Warsaw, morning free for leisure, transfer to the airport, departure.

 

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