This tour is a perfect choice for those who want to explore the northern part of Poland, the historic towns and beautiful region of Masurian Lakeland.
One of the greatest attraction of this tour is a unique cruise by ship over dry land from Ostróda to Małdyty. It’s one of the most interesting navigation routes in Europe.
Arrival to Warsaw Airport and meeting with tour-guide. After panoramic sightseeing tour of Warsaw, depart for the Great Masurian Lakes - a land of thousands lakes set in beatiful landscape, a real paradise for sailors and anglers. Arrival to one of popular resorts for overnight.
After breakfast optional round-trip through the Masurian Lakes, famous for its vasts forests, clean lakes, quaint villages and medieval castles. En route stop in Reszel with Bishop's Castle from 14-16th century. After that visit the beautiful Marian Sanctuary in Swieta Lipka, the most beautiful Baroque church in the northern Poland. Later stop in K?trzyn with the famous Wolf's Lair, the secret Warld War II bunker, the hideaway of Hitler. Then bonfire party in the hotel surrounding area
In the morning departure for Ostróda, for unique cruise by ship over dry land to Małdyty. The canal, built in 19th century is a historic monuument of hydrographical art and a real tourist attraction. From the technical point of view is one of the most interesting navigation routes in Europe. The canal deals with a 99,5 m diference in water levels by means of a system slipways, locks, dams and safety gates. Five slipways permit for carrying bosts across dry land or railmounted trolleys. After trip, transfer to Malbork, to visit the famous Teutonic Knights Castle, one of the largest Medieval castles in Europe. It is registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Then transfer to Gdansk, the former Hanzeatic port located on the Baltic shore.
Half-day guided sightseeing tour of Gdańsk, including the most attractive monuments along the Royal Way, Długa Street and Długi Targ: the Gothic Town Hall housing the historical Museum of Gdańsk, magnificent Artus Court, Neptune Fountain - the symbol of the town. The tour features also Gothic St. Mary's Church, St. Catherine Church, Museum of Amber and Oliwa Cathedral famous from its 18th century organ (a concert will be provided). The afternoon is free for shopping amber and other local souvenirs. In the evening dinner at one of excellent fish restaurants with unique Kashubian folk entertainment.
In the morning departure for Toruń, the best preserved Gothic town in Europe and birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus. The city located on both banks of the Vistula river has the greatest wealth of Gothic architecture in Poland. Its medieval centre with the original urban layout was enetered on the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List. The city tour features the most splendid monuments like the Old Town Square with its Town Hall, the statue of Copernicus, three Gothic churches, Copernicus House, city walls and gate, ruins of the Teutonic Knights' castle and the Crooked Tower. Dinner with honey and hot wines degustation at one of Gothic cellar restaurants.
After breakfast drive for Warsaw. En route short stop in Zelazowa Wola and visit the manor house - the birthplace of Frederick Chopin. After arrival to Warsaw, time to rest and unpack at a hotel. In the afternoon half-day sightseeing of Polish capital including the Old Town, magnificent palaces and churches along the Royal Route and Royal Lazienki Park, followed by a piano concert of Frederick Chopin music at the Palace upon Water. Then dinner at one of typical Polish restaurants, serving national specialites like dumplings or "bigos"
Transfer to Warsaw airport for flight back home.