Your Holiday Itinerary - Discovering Poland

Day 1: Home - Warsaw, Poland

Our Door to Door UK Airport Transfer service takes you from your home to your UK departure airport for your flight to Warsaw. Tonight, join your fellow passengers for a welcome dinner.

Day 2: Warsaw

Embrace the moving history of Warsaw, a city reborn after WWII, as you embark on a locally guided tour. Your journey through this capital city includes stops at what remains of the Warsaw Ghetto and Wilanow Palace. The afternoon is free to relax or explore independently.

Day 3: Warsaw - Czestochowa - Krakow

Travel south to Krakow, a charming old world city famous for its well-preserved town centre. En route, stop in Czestochowa, the spiritual capital of Poland, where each year over 5 million pilgrims journey to pay their respects to the famous Black Madonna. Housed in the Jasna Gora monastery, you journey inside for a close look at this miraculous image. Arriving in Krakow, enjoy some free time. This evening it’s your choice - dinner is included and you will choose the perfect spot from a ‘menu’ of Krakow’s great restaurants.

Day 4: Krakow

Join a local expert on a panoramic city tour. The rest of your day is at leisure.

Day 5: Krakow - Auschwitz - Wroclaw

Today you embark on a poignant journey through history as you travel to Auschwitz. A local expert guides you through the former concentration camp where you will learn fi rst-hand about the terrors as well as the resilience of the human spirit that occurred within those walls. Later this afternoon you arrive in the ancient city of Wroclaw. Tonight, join your travelling companions for some locally-brewed beer and a traditional “home-style” dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 6: Wroclaw

A morning tour of Wroclaw familiarises you with to this large and ethnically diverse city. It could be the only location where you can find a Stare Miasto (Old Town) with a Synagogue, a Lutheran church, a Roman Catholic church and an Eastern Orthodox church standing near each other. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 7: Wroclaw - Torun

Today you travel to the town of Torun, a UNESCO World Heritage site and birthplace of the astronomer Nicholas Copernicus. Torun remains one of the best preserved medieval towns in all of Europe and is one of the ‘Seven Wonders of Poland.’ This evening, join a local resident for a walking tour of this unspoiled town, including a stop at Copernicus’s house. Next, you step back into history while baking and sampling your very own gingerbread according to a 500 year old recipe.

Day 8: Torun - Gdansk

Travel to the port city of Gdansk. Make a stop at the Gdansk Shipyards, site of the creation of the anti-Communist Solidarity movement in 1980 that helped liberate Poland from Soviet rule. Take a walk through the evolution of this democratic movement in Poland and throughout Europe at the newly-opened Solidarity Centrum

Day 9: Gdansk

This morning, join a local expert for an introduction to this strategic and remarkable city. Next choose to join your tour manager on an excursion to the seaside resort town of Sopot. Or remain in Gdansk and join a local guide on an educational shopping excursion during which you’ll learn about Polish amber.

Day 10: Gdansk - Marienburg Fortress - Warsaw

Your journey through Poland comes full circle with your return to Warsaw. En route, stop in the town of Malbork, home to Marienburg Fortress, the largest castle in the world. A guided tour of this 700-yearold structure introduces you to the world of the Knights of the Teutonic Order. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner celebrating a fantastic journey.

Day 11: Warsaw - Home

Your tour comes to a close today. Arrive back in the UK where our door to door airport transfer service will take you home.

Departure Dates 2018/19 Discovering Poland (11 Days) - 7% discount on all dates

Collette brochure price from £1224

Travel 55 discount price from £1139

Telephone Collette Holidays on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices only and do not include flights. To check the latest up to date tour prices and to check availability call Collette reservations on 0800 804 8700. Don't forget to quote the Travel 55 code NYC2 to receive your 7% discount that is availably on all Collette tours.

March 16 - 2018

July 6

October 5, 12

April 13, 20

August 10

March 8 - 2019

May 4, 11, 25

September 7, 14

April 26

June 8, 15

September 21, 28

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Departure dates are subject to availability. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking.

NOTE: • On some dates alternate hotels may be used • Due to tour scheduling, flights should arrive prior to 4 p.m.


Discovering Poland

11 Day Holidays - 7% Discount

Prices from only £1139

Embark on an all-encompassing excursion around Poland. Tour the thriving capital city of Warsaw. Reborn after World War II, it is again one of Europe’s great cultural centres. Walk the meandering lanes of historical Krakow, where you will visit Wawel Castle. The somber history and tragic reality of Auschwitz is unveiled during a moving visit. Explore the Teutonic Knight’s Marienburg Fortress, the largest castle in the world. Stand on the dock where union workers formed the Solidarity Anti-Communist movement in 1989 Gdansk.

This exciting 11 day tour to Poland comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Collette Holidays direct on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 ref: NYC2.

Tour Highlights - Discovering Poland

  • Visit the Jasna Góra monastery to witness the world- famous Black Madonna
  • Explore the poignant history of Auschwitz
  • Overnight in medieval Torun, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Enjoy a traditional Polish Folklore show and dinner
  • Choose to visit the seaside resort town of Sopot, or tour Gdansk with a local guide.

What's Included In Your Tour

  • MEALS: 15 meals (10 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners)
  • ACCOMMODATION: Mercure Warszawa Grand, Warsaw. Holiday Inn Krakow City Centre Hotel, Krakow. Art Hotel, Wroclaw. Hotel Bulwar, Torun. Radisson Blu Hotel Old Town, Gdansk.

PLUS:

  • Complimentary Private Airport Transfers*
  • Services of an experienced tour manager
  • Services of local expert guides
  • Luggage porterage throughout the tour
  • Complimentary WIFI on tour
  • On tour Audio Guides
  • TRANSPORT: Coach
  • GROUP SIZE: Approx 40
  • SOLO TRAVELLERS: From £1,604

Booking flights is easy

...and we can be as flexible as you need to be. We can organise fl ights from most of the UK’s regional airports, with our preferred airline partners. We can advise you on the best airlines for each tour and the best routes, and you can choose who you’d prefer to travel with. We’ll fi nd the best price for you based on your chosen departure date and local airport.

More Convenient

From Exeter to Inverness, we can fly you from your local airport to join our tours around the world minimising the need to travel to London. Let us find the best priced and most convenient fl ight for your holiday choice and your UK location.

More Comfort

We can also organise to upgrade your flight to premium economy, business or first class and arrive refreshed and ready for an adventure. We have great partnerships with many airlines and often have access to exclusive flight upgrade fares. Just let us know your preference at time of booking, and we will find the best priced flight for you.

More Peace of Mind

When you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, if your tour itinerary changes for any reason, or the flight schedule changes, we will manage all the changes for you. Your holiday will also be fully bonded under our ATOL licence giving you full protection for your holiday. If you choose to book your own flight, if anything does change you’ll be liable for any flight changes required.

Traveling in style

At Collette, we believe your holiday starts as soon as you leave your front door. So, when you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, you’ll be able to start your holiday in style with our exclusive private door to door service. Getting to the airport can often be one of the most stressful parts of your holiday, but don’t worry, we have it all in hand.

Bon Voyage

Your driver will collect you from your home and take you directly to your chosen UK departure airport. Your driver has access to the latest satellite navigation technology, to ensure that you have the most convenient, traffic free journey to the airport. Your transfer is
exclusively for you and no one else!

Welcome Home

When you return from your holiday, your driver will meet you as you come through into the arrivals hall after you have collected your luggage. You will then be whisked away from the airport and taken straight back home, without any diversions, in the comfort you have been accustomed to on your Collette tour.

Your Preference

If you prefer to drive yourself to the airport, you could take advantage of our complimentary hotel stay and airport parking at the airport of your choice. If you have an early morning flight, or you could extend your holiday for an extra night if you have a later flight back. Just let us know your preference at time of booking.


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