Poland, a traveller’s dream destination, full of history, culture and exciting attractions with Krakow a UNESCO historic site.
22 August 2020 – Saturday
Departure on Air Malta flight to Warsaw at 16:00 hrs. We have to arrive at Malta International airport at 13:30pm. On arrival in Warsaw at 18:40 we board the coach and we now start on our way to CZESTOCHOWA. On arrival at the hotel we take up our rooms and enjoy some free time.
23 August 2020 – Sunday
After our buffet breakfast in the hotel, we shall enjoy this marvellous town of CZESTOCHOWA of great importance for St. John Paul II. Jasna Gora “Bright Mount” the most important Marian shrine in Poland an attraction to a great number of pilgrimages all the year-round. The icon of the Blessed Virgin or Black Madonna is the focal point and the centre of great devotion. Time for Sunday mass. Later in the afternoon, we shall proceed to our next destination – ZAKOPANE, situated in the Tatra Mountains, a fabulous town lying in the heart of the National Park. After taking our rooms in this fantastic hotel, there will be free time for dinner and relaxation.
24 August 2020 – Monday
After waking up in this heaven on earth and having enjoyed our buffet breakfast we shall start on a sightseeing tour of the town that will take us on a funicular train ride to the top of Mount Gubaowka where we will enjoy a panoramic view of the TATRAS. A visit to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima built as a votive offering of thanks to her for saving the Pope’s life after the assassination attempt of 13th May 1981. Karol Wojtyla’s great love of the Tatras and Podhale region grew with him from childhood when he used to trek through the mountains with his father and brother. Free time later on in the day to enjoy the hotel facilities or stroll around the busy streets of Zakopane for some bargain shopping of local products and so much more. Enjoy a romantic evening in this lovely atmosphere.
25 August 2020 – Tuesday
Departure from hotel after buffet breakfast. An extraordinary excursion awaits us today in the DUNAJEC Gorge and River. This is a great tourist attraction in the Pienning Mountains, a border river between Poland and Slovakia. It has been included in the UNESCO’s TENTATIVE LISTS of World Heritage sites. We shall enjoy Mother Nature at its very best. River rafting trips take approximately 2 to 3 hours and cover about 18 km downstream. We shall definitely enjoy the great scenery around us and be prepared to take lots of pictures at home. Your best souvenir of the trip! We shall proceed later to the town of KRAKOW. Room allocations and free time afterwards.
26 August 2020 – Wednesday
Following buffet breakfast in our hotel in KRAKOW, we shall join our local guide for a walking tour around this fantastic city of Krakow starting with the Bishop’s Palace, Wawel Castle and Cathedral. We shall walk up Grodska street to find ourselves in the heart of Krakow, the Rynek Gowny or Main Market Square. Time for souvenir shopping from the large Gothic Cloth Hall. We shall continue our tour until it is time to start our optional half-day excursion to the Wieliczka SALT MINES that will take about 5 hours (OPTIONAL IN THE AFTERNOON). Those who are not interested in the Salt Mines can remain in the city and explore this beautiful town of Krakow and all it offers.
27 August 2020 – Thursday
Today we shall set out for the former JEWISH DISTRICT of Kazimierz and then after proceed to Lagiewniki Hill to visit the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy which Saint John Paul II consecrated in 2001, and the tomb of Suor Faustina. We shall also visit the amazing OJCOWSKI National Park. This is a place of stunning beauty. Simply nature at its very best.
28 August 2020 – Friday
Today we have another optional excursion that shows us the atrocities of Humanity, AUSCHWITZ and BIRKENAU a most memorable lesson of modern European History. The flower-strewn Death Wall, the national memorials, the rail line and remains of hundreds of barracks are a clear testimony to the number of lives lost through Nazi activities across occupied Europe. OPTIONAL.
29 August 2020 – Saturday
Today after our buffet breakfast we board our luggage for departure to Warsaw. There will be a stop on the way for a quick coffee/tea. On arrival in the grand Polish capital, we shall meet our local guide and start a panoramic cultural tour of Warsaw. Our Air Malta flight leaves at 19:30 hrs. We are scheduled to arrive in Malta at 22:00 hrs.
A tour not to be missed! Rest assured that you will fall in love with Krakow and this fantastic Nation! We sincerely hope to have you on board.
22 – 29 August 2020.
8 days 7 nights.
Starting from €860
• The Return Air Malta flights Malta to Warsaw.
Airline taxes and fuel charges.
• Transfers and excursions according to the program and Return Airport Transfers from and to Warsaw.
• Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star Hotel in Czestochowa, Zakopane and Krakow for 7 nights and 8 full days with daily buffet breakfast.
• All rooms with private facilities, air-conditioned and TV.
• Modern, fully air-conditioned coach for the whole 8 days of the trip.
• English speaking guide & well-experienced tour leader.
• All excursions (APART from those marked as optional) are included in price.
• ENTRANCES TICKETS TO MUSEUMS, CABLE CARS, FUNPARKS, BOATS, etc are not included.
• Single supplement €290 for the whole trip.
• Wieliczka SALT MINES €50.
• Czestochowa – Jasna Gora (Black Madonna) €40.
• Auschwitz / Birkenau €45 (N.B. a copy of your valid passport is required with booking).
• N.B. SAME PROGRAMME WILL BE AVAILABE FROM 22nd-29th AUGUST 2020.
• Limited seats are available. Book as early as possible with a deposit of €300 per person.
• Whoever needs to know prices for children accompanying adults on this trip, are kindly asked to contact us on +356 21414788 or +356 99499072.