• Tour overview

     

    LAND ONLY PRICE:  CAD $ 2499 / USD $ 1999  (per person dased on double occupancy starting Dec 2)

    SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT:  CAD $ 490   / USD $ 390

    LAND ONLY TOUR STARTS IN GDANSK ON DEC 3rd,2020
    PLEASE ASK ABOUT AIRFARES FROM YOUR DEPARTURE CITY.

    Itinerary

    1. Day1
      WED,DEC 2- OVERNIGHT TRANSATLANTIC FIGHT TO GDANSK(not included in the land tour price)



    2. Day2
      THU, DEC 3- GDANSK( Welcome Dinner )

      Arrive Budapest and transfer to hotel. You have free time until we meet this evening  for our Welcome Dinner. 

      Overnight in Budapest at the Intercontinental, Apaczai Csere J. U. 12-14.  tel: 36 1 327 6333


       



    3. Day3
      FRI, DEC 4- GDANSK ( Breakfast, lunch )

              

      Our sightseeing of Budapest will include: Heroes Square, Millenary Monument,  Vajdahunyad Castle, Andrássy Boulevard, State Opera House, Basilica, view from Gellért Hill, Castle district, Matthias Church-interior visit, and  Fishermen's Bastion.  After our tour the rest of the afternoon is yours at to enjoy visiting the Christmas Markets. Make sure to try some of the traditional Hungarian specialties such as langos, home-made strudels, as well as excellent Hungarian wines.

      *Optional dinner cruise on the Danube - a great opportunity to view the illuminated landmarks of Budapest from the water.

      Overnight in Budapest at the Intercontinental, Apaczai Csere J. U. 12-14.  tel: 36 1 327 6333

                             

       


    4. Day4
      SAT, DEC 5- GDANSK- TORUN- POZNAN( Breakfast, Lunch)

       

      After breakfast we will visit the Great Market Hall of Budapest, named one of the 5 best markets in Europe!   You will have time to stroll the stalls filled with fresh produce, spices, as well as Hungarian arts and crafts - a great place to pick up souvenirs to take back home.  From the Market Hall you can return to our hotel and along the way visit the Christmas markets at your leisure.  In the evening we meet in the lobby of our hotel and drive to the outskirts of Budapest for dinner with a colorful folklore show in a traditional "csárda" atmosphere.

      Overnight in Budapest at the Intercontinental, Apaczai Csere J. U. 12-14.  tel: 36 1 327 6333


    5. Day5
      SUN, DEC 6- POZNAN ( Breakfast, Dinner )

       

      After breakfast we leave Budapest and travel north through the Slovak Republic, stopping at a local inn en-route where you can purchase a light lunch. In the late afternoon we arrive in Zakopane which is a colorful and unique place to visit at any time of the year, but during the Christmas season the Highlander atmosphere is especially delightful.  Dinner tonight will be at our hotel.

      Overnight in Zakopane at Aries Hotel & Spa, ul. M. Zaruskiego 5, tel : 48 18 544 4444


       


    6. Day6
      MON, DEC 7- POZNAN- CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT FACTORY- WROCLAW (Breakfast, Lunch )

       

       

      Zakopane is known for its wooden architecture and you will see many examples as we take a drive around Zakopane on a short tour this morning stopping in to visit the quaint wooden chapel at Jaszczurowka and the village of Chocholow. The rest of the day is at your leisure.  Make sure to have your Christmas shopping list handy as Zakopane is a great place to pick up unique gifts! 

       

      Today (Dec 6) we celebrate St Nicholas' Day in Poland  - the day when all well-behaved children can expect a small gift  J

       

      Tonight we enjoy dinner at a local Inn with highlander music and folklore.

       

      Overnight in Zakopane at Aries Hotel & Spa, ul. M. Zaruskiego 5, tel : 48 18 544 4444

       

       



       


    7. Day7
      TUE, DEC 8- WROCLAW ( Breakfast, Dinner)

       

      Today we leave Zakopane and travel north to Krakow, the cultural capital of Poland.  We will enjoy lunch near the Market Square and then visit the Krakow Historical Museum to view the stunning exhibit of Krakow’s Traditional Christmas Creches, or “Szopki”, one of Europe's most unique Christmas traditions. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

      Overnight in Krakow at Hotel Indigo - Krakow Old Town, Sw. Filipa 18, tel: 48 12 300 30 30


       

       


    8. Day8
      WED, DEC 9- WROCLAW- ZAKOPANE ( Breakfast, Dinner )

       

      Half-day walking tour of Krakow includes the Florian’s Gate, the Barbican, Royal Wawel Hill, and the Old Town area with its Market Square, the Cloth Hall, and St. Mary's Church.   Enjoy the rest of the afternoon strolling the stalls at the Christmas markets.

      We invite you to dinner at one of Krakow's finest restaurants tonight.

      Overnight in Krakow at Hotel Indigo - Krakow Old Town, Sw. Filipa 18, tel: 48 12 300 30 30


    9. Day9
      THU, DEC 10- ZAKOPANE (Breakfast, Dinner with folklore

       

      After breakfast we leave Krakow.  Our first stop will be in the small town of Beblo to visit a glass factory that produces handmade Christmas ornaments.  We will tour the factory and learn about the steps involved in the production and then you will have the opportunity to create your own personalized ornament as a keepsake. There is also a shop for those who would like to take some unique ornaments home.  We continue to Czestochowa to visit the Jasna Gora Monastery, Poland's most important shrine with the Black Madonna.  Lunch at a local restaurant in Czestochowa and then we continue to Wroclaw which boasts the biggest Christmas Market in Poland.  After checking in to our hotel we can spend the rest of the evening exploring the Christmas Market.

      Overnight in Wroclaw at AC Hotel by Marriott, Plac Wolnosci 10, tel: 48 71 661 4000


    10. Day10
      FRI, DEC 11- ZAKOPANE- KRAKOW(Breakfast, Lunch)

       

      Morning sightseeing will include Ostrow Tumski, one of the most beautiful and perfectly preserved sacral architecture complexes in Europe. This is where the city was originally settled in the 9th century by a Slavic tribe. From here we will walk to the Old Town passing by the University buildings,visiting the Market Hall and then continuing to the Market Square with its Gothic Old Town Hall.  Here we will end our tour so that you may enjoy the Christmas Market. Rest of the afternoon at leisure.

      We meet this evening for our farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

      Overnight in Wroclaw at AC Hotel by Marriott, Plac Wolnosci 10, tel: 48 71 661 4000

       


    11. Day11
      SAT, DEC 12- KRAKOW (Breakfast, Dinner)

       

      After breakfast transfers will be arranged  to Wroclaw airport.  End of tour L


      OR  extend your stay with a 2 night  extension in Warsaw . Please ask about your options.


       

      (itinerary is subjhect to minor changes that may be required due to unforeseen circumstances)


       


    12. Day12
      SUN, DEC 13- KRAKOW (Breakfast)-- END TOUR9 OR OPTIONAL EXTENSION TO WARSAW)


  • Dates & rates

    Start Date End Date Price (CAD) Tax/Fees (CAD)  
    2 Dec 2020 13 Dec 2019 $ 2,499.00 $ 0.00 Request
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