Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights
Small group bus tour
Dates 2020: 23 May; 20 June; 18 July; 15 August; 12 September
Spend an unforgettable week exploring two beautiful countries of Eastern Europe – Poland and Ukraine. You’ll visit the most popular tourist spots, get acquainted with local culture and traditions, and discover each country in all its beauty and diversity.
During this tour you will:
7-Day Highlights of Poland and Ukraine (price in Euro per person)
Accommodation (6 nights, BB):
Day 1. Poland: Gdansk
We’ll start the tour in a cozy Polish city Gdansk, placed on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Our guide will meet you at Gdansk Airport or Gdansk Port and invite to a fascinating Gdansk City Tour.
Gdansk enchants tourists with its beauty and rich cultural heritage. In the historical part of the city preserved buildings of the 13th – 18th centuries. The most remarkable tourist attraction is Golden Gate of the 17th century, which is the entrance to the city’s Old Town. Having passed through the gates, you will get to Dluga Street which is the main street of the Old Town. You will visit Old Town Hall,Neptune’s Fountain,Artus Hall, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Uphagen House, the Green Gate, and have an unforgettable impression of this remarkable city.
Gdansk is also the city where WWII began. There are several monuments in the city dedicated to these tragic events. The most famous are the Westerplatte Monument and the Museum of the Second World War.
In the evening you will have time for a pleasant stroll around the city.
Overnight in Gdansk.
Day 2. Poland.
Following breakfast, we’ll continue to discover Polish cities and travel to Torun, the hometown of the astronomer Copernicus.
Founded in the 13th century by Teutonic Knights, Torun was an important medieval trading center and a city of rich history and culture. The city wasn’t ruined during WWII and preserved its authentic gothic buildings almost intact. Nowadays tourists can enjoy its medieval cobbled streets, beautiful architecture and ancient churches.
Torun Old Town is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During the walking tour, you will get acquainted with the history of the city and visit its main landmarks including Old Town Hall (13th century), Leaning Tower (13th century), Teutonic Knights Castle (13th century), Nicolas Copernicus Monument, etc.
After that, we’ll travel to Warsaw which is about 2.5 hour drive away.
Overnight in Warsaw
Day 3. Poland
After breakfast, we’ll travel to Krakow and have a fascinating tour to the heart of the city – Wawel Hill and Wawel Royal Castle.
Wawel Castle is the most recognizable symbol of Poland and a landmark of great historical importance. The Castle was founded more than 800 years ago and for centuries was a residence of the Kings of Poland.Nowadays in the castle placed the museum with a large collection of paintings, armor, ceramics, and tapestries.
During the tour, you will learn the history of Wawel Castle since the ancient times up to present, enjoy its beautiful Italian courtyard and visit the Cathedral.
After that, you’ll have Krakow old town walking tour and immerse in the atmosphere of the medieval city. You will visit Market Square, considered as the largest in Europe and surrounded with ancient buildings; enjoy the beauty of Renaissance Cloth Hall and the Town Hall Tower; visit 1000-year-old Church of St. Adalbert and Gothic Bazylika Mariacka.
You will have a pleasant evening in the city after the end of the tour.
Overnight in Krakow.
Day 4. Poland – Ukraine
After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll have a fascinating tour to one of the most popular tourist destinations in Poland – Wieliczka Salt Mine. The mine operated from the 13th century till the 2007 year. Nowadays it’s a historical monument and a famous tourist attraction. Visitors can find out a lot of interesting information about salt mining; visit the underground lake and enjoy amazing salt sculptures. Wieliczka Salt Mine is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List.
Following the end of the tour, we’ll travel to Ukraine and visit the city of Lviv.
Overnight in Lviv.
Day 5. Ukraine: Lviv
Breakfast in the hotel.
Lviv is one of the most beautiful cities in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, visited by millions of foreign tourists. Having a City Tour with a professional guide, you’ll discover the best of Lviv and visit the main city’s landmarks. The most popular tourist spot in Lviv is the Market Square with a beautiful Town Hall in the center. You’ll enjoy the cobbled narrow streets and stunning architecture of Lviv Old town; see a gorgeous Dominican Cathedral and Baroque St. Yura Cathedral; appreciate the spectacular panoramic view of the city from the High Castle.
The second part of the tour will show you the hidden world of Lviv – its ancient underground tunnels, which keeps a lot of secrets from the past. You’ll explore the undergrounds of the Dominican Cathedral,visit the dungeons of Pharmacy Museum and Lviv Coffee Mine.
Lviv is a city of gourmet restaurants, excellent coffee, and delicious chocolate. To visit one of the Lviv cafes or restaurants is the best choice for a pleasant pastime.
Overnight in Lviv.
Day 6. Ukraine
Following breakfast, we’ll continue our trip and travel to our next destination – the city of Kyiv. On the way to Kyiv, we’ll visit two spectacular landmarks – Tarakaniv Fort and the Tunnel of Love.
Tarakaniv Fort is a fortress of the 19th century which was built by the Russian Empire for protection of its western borders. The fort played an important strategic and defense role during the First World War. Nowadays its massive walls and impressive stone passages are half-destroyed but still looks stunning.
Tunnel of Love is a scenic natural sight which was discovered several years ago and immediately became a popular tourist destination. A four-kilometer tunnel of trees surrounds a section of the railway and seems endless. This lovely place is incredibly beautiful all-the-year-round.
Afterward we will travel to Kyiv.
Overnight in Kyiv.
Day 7. Ukraine
Breakfast in hotel.
The last day of the trip you’ll spend in ancient and beautiful Ukrainian capital.
During a comprehensive Kyiv City Tour, you will discover the greatest Kyiv sights and get acquainted with the history of the city and its modern life. Ukrainian capital will surprise you with beautiful landscapes, stunning historical and religious sites, amazing modern architecture and charming atmosphere.
You will appreciate cozy Andriyivski Descent with stunning Baroque St. Andrew’s Church; find more about the history of the Golden Gate; visit beautiful St. Sofia Cathedral, which is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site; marvel at the beauty of Kyiv Opera House and get acquainted with the modern history of the city at the Khreshchatyk street and the Independence Square.
Afterward you’ll have an unforgettable tour to Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, one of the most significant Kyiv landmarks, which history goes back to the 11th century. On the territory of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra located several religious sites, including well-known Cave Monastery, and operates several museums with unique exhibits.
After such an eventful week of adventure, you can stay in Kyiv or our driver will bring you to Kyiv International Airport.
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