- Day 1
Arrive in Warsaw, Poland
Welcome to Warsaw! This evening is a special welcome dinner at one of Warsaw’s excellent restaurants with members of the local People to People chapter and your fellow travelers.
- Day 2
Your local guide will tell you about the tormented, often tragic
history of this important gateway city between East and West.
See the medieval Stare Miasto (Old Quarter) with its market
square and 14th-century Cathedral, the “wedding cake” Palace
of Culture and Science, Lazienki Palace, and the remnants of the
An optional excursion to the Royal Castle is available.
- Day 3
Warsaw and Krakow
Start with a visit to the impressive Warsaw Rising Museum
before continuing to Krakow, for centuries the residence of
Your Local guide in ancient Krakow will show you the Market
Square, the 14th-century Jagiellonian University, St. Mary Church
and the impressive Wawel Royal Castle.
- Day 4
This morning there is a chance to join an optional excursion to
the Wieliczka salt mines.
In the afternoon enjoy a special guided visit to the Oskar
Schindler Factory, made famous in the movie Schindler’s List.
Stroll through Kazimierz, the old Jewish quarter, and visit a
Tonight, see a traditional Polish folklore show.
- Day 5
Auschwitz and Wroclaw
Stop in Auschwitz, the most notorious among the World War
II concentration camps, a chilling and moving reminder of the
Continue to Wroclaw, the historical capital of Silesia. This
impressive city belonged over the ages to Bohemia, Austria,
Prussia, Germany, and after 1945 to Poland. Hear about its
turbulent history during your guided tour, and admire its
highlights, such as the cathedral and the market square.
Meet with a local priest and learn all about Catholicism in