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
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.
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.