Częstochowa, Cracow and Nazi Camp Auschwitz - 2 days tour (single room)
Price: 260 EUR
Date: 2017-08-26 - 2017-08-27
SATURDAY – Częstochowa, Auschwitz, Cracow
In the morning after early breakfast, departure for Czestochowa the major centre of Catholic religion in Poland and destination for pilgrims from all over the world for last 600 years. Visit the Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine with its miraculous icon. Vist the Armoury and the most interesting Treasury Room, where many precious gifts, given to the monastery through the ages, can be seen.
Lunch will be served a local restaurant in Czestochowa.
In the afternoon: Auschwitz - The death camp at Oświęcim, known as Konzetrationslager Auschwitz, was in fact a complex of camps, the largest Nazi death factory, where more than two million people, mostly Jews, perished. The Auschwitz camp consisted of several units, including the largest one at Brzezinka (Birkenau). Of the millions of people brought there in the period between 1940 and 1944, only 60 to 70 thousand utterly emaciated victims were alive at the time of liberation of the camp - at present, the National Museum of Oświęcim is situated on the site of the former camp
Dinner and overnight in Cracow
SUNDAY - Cracow
In the morning: Cracow - The Royal City called “Little Rome” an “cradle of European Culture” The walk starts with Barbican - the remaining fragments of city fortifications, the masterpiece of medieval military structures built in the 15th century, then St. Florian gate which is also the part of historical city walls, next the spectacular Main Market Square (the biggest in Europe) with the Cloth Hall - a perfect place to buy local souvenirs, the Town Hall Tower and the precious Romanesque church of St Adalbert, St Mary\'s Basilica with beautiful and unique wooden masterpiece of Veit Stoss, ending with buildings of Jagiellonian University: Collegium Maius where Nicolaus Copernicus studied.
Kazimierz former Jewish district one of the most vibrant Jewish communities in Poland until the Second World War. We will visit the Remuh Synagogue and Cemetery and explore the narrow streets of the old Jewish neighbourhood.
We ended the tour with lunch in local restaurant in Kazimierz.
- Bus transfer
- English Speaking Guide
- 1 night in 3 star hotel in Cracow (accommodation at the single room)
- 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
- Admission fees