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Warsaw To Vienna

9 days fromWarsaw to Krakow, Prague and Vienna

Day 1, arrive Warsaw, Tuesday

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax

before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome

Dinner.

(D)

Day 2, in Warsaw, Wednesday

The 700-year-old capital of Poland is a symbol of nationhood and

the will to survive against great odds. A sightseeing tour here includes

a drive along the famous Royal Route from grand Castle Square to

Lazienki Park and Palace, summer residence of the last king of Poland.

See the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”),

the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the

Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Barbican. Then a walking tour

shows you Old Town, Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral.

The rest of the day is free. You might want to attend an optional late

afternoon Chopin concert.

(B)

Day 3, to Krakow, Thursday

This morning, journey to Czestochowa, famous for the blackened

picture of St. Mary in the

Yasna Gora Monastery

, popularly called the

“Black Madonna.” In the afternoon, tour solemn Auschwitz-Birkenau,

the notorious concentration camp from World War II. It is now on the

list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Then on to Krakow.

(B, D)

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