Poland: Lower Silesia and Prague 2024/2025

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Price includes

  • Accommodation in 3-star hotels in double rooms.
  • Full board: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  • Excluding flight days.
  • Arrival day: dinner, departure day: breakfast.
  • Transfers to/from the airport in Poland.
  • Private bus transportation throughout the sightseeing route.
  • Cost of parking, road tolls, and tourist taxes.
  • Local guide in Wrocław. Local guide in Prague.
  • Assistance of a English-speaking tour leader throughout the trip.
  • Admission ticket to the Japanese Garden and Afrykarium in Wrocław.
  • Admission ticket to the Panorama of Racławice.
  • Admission ticket to the Water Museum – Hydropolis.
  • Cable car ride to Śnieżka.
  • Admission ticket to the Julia Glassworks Crystal Factory.
  • Admission ticket to the Klementinum Library in Prague.
  • Admission ticket to the castle complex in Hradčany.
  • Admission ticket to the Ossuary in Kutná Hora.
  • Admission ticket to the Moszna Castle.
  • Audio guide systems at points of interest where required.

The price does not include

  • International airfare.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the included services.
  • Standard tips and personal expenses.
  • Compensation for the loss or damage of personal belongings.
  • Travel insurance.

Exploring Lower Silesia and Prague is an unforgettable experience that combines the charm of historical landmarks with picturesque landscapes. In Lower Silesia, fascinating castles like Moszna reveal the rich history of the region. Admiring medieval architecture, such as Wrocław Market Square, transports you back in time. Natural wonders like the Table Mountains (Góry Stołowe) and the Karkonosze offer unforgettable views and outdoor activities.

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, captivates with its magical character. Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and Old Town Square are just a few of the attractions waiting to be discovered. Strolling through the city streets allows you to absorb the atmosphere of historic architecture and culture.

Culture and history


Travel itinerary

1.day

Departure to Poland

Departure to Poland from any airport.

 

 

2.day

Transfer to Wrocław

Arrival in Warsaw in the early afternoon, followed by a transfer to Wrocław for overnight accommodation.

3.day

Wrocław

After breakfast, we embark on a city tour. We will explore the Market Square with the historic Town Hall and restored townhouses, Ostrów Tumski, Plac Solny, and the University. In the afternoon, there will be free time.

In the evening, we will visit the Japanese Garden and the Centennial Hall, followed by a multimedia fountain show. Optionally, a visit to Afrykarium in the Wrocław ZOO.

Overnight in Wrocław.

4.day

Wrocław

Another day to discover Wrocław awaits us. We will stroll along the Odra River boulevards to the Racławice Panorama, a rotunda housing an impressive painting depicting the Battle of Racławice. The artwork captures Tadeusz Kościuszko leading Polish scythemen into battle.

Next, we will visit the fascinating Water Museum – Hydropolis. It is one of the few facilities worldwide that combines educational functions with an intriguing exhibition. No one will surely be bored here.

In the afternoon, an optional street game or a boat cruise on the Odra River.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

5.day

Karpacz

After breakfast, we will travel to Karpacz, where we will visit the Wang Temple, a wooden church built in Norway in the 13th century and later transferred to Karpacz in 1842.

Next, we will take a cable car to Śnieżka, the highest peak in the Sudetes. After returning from Śnieżka, if time allows, we will travel to Piechowice and visit the Julia Glassworks Crystal Factory – a guided tour of the glassworks, witnessing the live process of creating and shaping crystal glass. Additionally, a visit to the educational-historical center Krystalium may be possible, depending on ticket availability.

Overnight stay in Karpacz.

6.day

Prague

We temporarily leave Poland and head to another beautiful European capital – Prague. We will arrive around noon.

After checking into the hotel, having a meal, and a short rest, we will take a walk through the Old Town. It is one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. Here, we will see the clock tower with the famous astronomical clock, the monument to the Czech national hero – Jan Hus, the Old Town Hall, the 14th-century Church of Our Lady before Týn, and many beautiful Baroque houses.

Next, we will visit the Czech National Library – Klementinum, housed in a Baroque building of the former Jesuit college. Its collections date back to the 14th century and are considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

The day will conclude with a visit to the famous Charles Bridge.

Overnight stay in Prague

7.day

Prague

Today, we explore the castle complex at Hradčany. We will start with the Royal Castle, which served as the residence for the rulers of Czechia until 1918 and later became the seat of the President of the Czech Republic. Its origins date back to the 11th century, and it is currently the largest castle in the world by area.

We will also visit two temples within the complex. St. Vitus Cathedral is a site of coronations and burials of Czech rulers, housing the royal insignia to this day. The Basilica of St. George, dating back to 920 AD, is the oldest religious building in Prague. From several viewpoints on the hill, you can admire a beautiful panorama of the city.

Our exploration will conclude with a stroll through Golden Lane, where Prague’s goldsmiths once lived.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

8.day

The Sedlec Ossuary in Kutná Hora, Moszna Castle

After an early wake-up, we set out on the journey back to Poland. Our destination for the day is the beautiful Moszna Castle, famous for its fairytale-like architecture, especially its 99 towers and turrets.

Before crossing the border, however, we will stop at the Sedlec Ossuary in Kutná Hora. This controversial work of art attracts tourists from around the world. The entire decoration of the chapel is made up of over 40,000 human bones.

After exploring the Ossuary, we continue our journey to Moszna. Upon arrival, we will visit the chambers of the castle accessible to tourists and take a stroll through the surrounding park complex. The castle is surrounded by many legends, such as the one about the ghost of a governess haunting the chambers and a pact with the devil supposedly signed by the count during the castle’s construction.

After the tour, we will proceed to Opole for an overnight stay.

9.day

Warszawa

“We are returning to Warsaw. We will arrive in the early afternoon, and after checking into the hotel, we will take a stroll through the Old Town. We will see landmarks such as the Royal Castle, Sigismund’s Column, the monument of the Little Insurgent, and the Old Town Market Square.

Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

10.day

Departure from Warsaw

After breakfast, transfer to Warsaw and departure to our home country.

Poland: Lower Silesia and Prague 2024/2025

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.