We will meet our tour leader at Malta International Airport at 3pm for our Air Malta flight departing at 5pm and arriving in Krakow airport at 7.25pm. On arrival we are transferred to our 3 star Hotel Atrium. After check-in dinner (optional) at hotel. 

We will start the day by going on a half-day optional city walking tour accompanied by a local guide starting with the Bishop’s Palace, Wawel Hill, Wawel Castle and Cathedral. The castle was home to many Polish kings and queens. 
A walk up Grodzka Street leads us to the heart of Krakow, the Rynek Gówny or Main Market Square. There, the large Gothic Cloth Hall is the perfect place for souvenir shopping. We visit also the Royal Tombs and Sigismond’s Bell with our last stop being the twin spired St Mary’s Church with its famous Wit Stwosz medieval altar. 
The afternoon is free to stroll around the city centre. In the evening dinner (optional) at hotel and soon after we join the tour leader to sample the Krakow night atmosphere. 

After breakfast we go on a full-day optional excursion to Zakopane, a town lying in the Tatra National Park in the heart of the magnificent Tatra Mountains, known as the Polish Alps. 
Zakopane is a famous skiing resort with people gathering both in winter and summer in its centre which is lined with cafes, restaurants and boutiques. A tour of Zakopane includes a funicular train ride to the top of Mount Gubaówka to enjoy a panoramic view of the Tatras, as well as a visit to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, built as a votive offering of thanks to her for saving the Pope John Paul’s life after the assassination attempt of 13 May 1981. In the evening dinner (optional) at hotel

Buffet breakfast and free time to roam in Krakow. In the afternoon we go on an optional excursion with a difference taking us to the concentration camp of Auschwitz and Birkenau to witness the horrors of World War II.
During our visit to this place of great significance to both the Polish and Jewish communities, we will see the flower-strewn Death Wall, the national memorials, the rail line and remains of the hundreds of barracks, a testimony to the number of lost lives through Nazi atrocities. In the evening dinner (optional) at hotel.

After buffet breakfast we will go on a half-day optional excursion to the Wieliczka Salt Mines, one of the oldest and most spectacular in all of Europe. Over the centuries, devout and superstitious miners have carved fabulous figures, monuments and altarpieces out of its salt walls. These amazing works have earned the Wieliczka Salt Mine a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. 
Our route through the mine leads us through galleries and chambers on three levels. Back in Krakow, we will have a free afternoon for some shopping at Krakowska Shopping Mall. In the evening dinner (optional) at hotel. 

Buffet breakfast followed by an optional excursion to Wadowice, the birthplace of Pope Wojtyla. The visit will include the entrance to a new multimedia Museum of St. John Paul II in his house of birth. 
While there we see the Pope’s monument erected in front of the gothic Parish Church and also visit this church where the Vicar of Christ was baptized, served as an altar boy and prayed daily in front of the picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. 
En route to Krakow we will visit Kalwaria Zebrzydowska with its Basilica dedicated to Our Lady of the Angels and an important place of devotion in Poland. In the evening dinner (optional) at hotel.

After buffet breakfast today’s optional excursion we will take us to Czestochowa, a town of special importance to St. John Paul II. He stayed there six times as Pope and chose it as the place for the 6th World Youth Day. 
Jasna Góra “Bright Mount” is the most important Marian shrine in Poland and a destination for hundreds of pilgrimages every year. 
Its focal point is the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin and its miraculous icon of the Black Madonna. When the Pope went to Jasna Góra, he always made his way to the Chapel of the Miraculous Image where he would pray there. We will visit the church and the monastery, both built in baroque style. In the evening dinner (optional) at hotel.

Buffet breakfast then board our coach for a half-day optional excursion to Lagiewniki Hill to visit the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy which Pope John Paul II consecrated in 2001, and the tomb of Suor Faustina. 
En route to our hotel we drive through and stop in the former Jewish District of Kazimierz. The afternoon is free to enjoy Krakow centre. We return back to our hotel and later proceed to Krakow Airport for our Air Malta flight departing at 8.25pm and arriving in Malta at 10.55pm.
*Special price when booking half board and all excursions
  • Tour Dates:
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    28 Aug 18 - 04 Sep 18  

  • Tour Prices
    (28 Aug - 04 Sep) per person

    Adult in Triple €699

    Adult in Double €759

    Adult in Single €949

    Child Sharing €619

    Half Board €112

    Air Malta direct flights to Krakow Airport
    7 nights in 3 star Hotel Atrium or similar in Krakow
    Daily breakfast
    Return airport transfers
    Services of tour leader
    All taxes
    Insolvency Fund

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  • Other Prices: per person


    All Excursions Adult €273

    Auschwitz/Birkenau €42

    City Walking Tour €20

    Czestochowa/Jasna Gora €40

    Ins Basic 76-80 inc exc waiver €51

    Ins Std 70-75 inc exc waiver €46

    Ins Std Adult inc exc waiver €26

    Lagiewniki Hill/Kazimierz €39

    Lagiewniki Hill/Kazimierz (CHI €20

    Wadowice/ Kalwaria Zebrydowska €21

    Wadowice/ Kalwaria Zebrydowska €41

    Wieliczka Salt Mines €49

    Zakopane/Tatra Mountains €42

    Zakopane/Tatra Mountains (CHI €25


    All Excursions €156

    Auschwitz/Birkenau €29

    City Walking Tour €10

    Czestochowa/Jasna Gora (CHILD €22

    Ins Std Child inc exc waiver €16

    Wieliczka Salt Mines €29