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Krakow

Be rocked by dark history, inspiring stories & adventures in salt mines

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Krakow boasts a beatifically preserved medieval walled Old Town where you can wander through Europe's largest market square. At Auschwitz, you will get a sobering reminder of what life was like for those who were imprisioned there during WWII. The Wieliczka Salt Mine offers an adventure underground. See the impressive salt chambers and the spectacular Chapel of St King.

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Arrive in Krakow. Meet your guide for a visit to the Cloth Hall, St Mary’s Basilica, the Royal Castle & Wawel Dragon’s Den Climb four metres below the city to Rynek Underground Museum for an historic account of trade in Krakow over 800 years Make a splash at Aqua Park Wodny, the largest swimming complex in Poland complete with a wave pool & slides
2 Explore Oskar Schindler’s Factory, now a museum, to learn about the story of the Jewish he saved during WWII Visit the Galicia Jewish Museum. Learn about the Holocaust & Jewish history & culture in Poland Enjoy some ice-skating after your evening meal
3 Experience a guided tour of Auschwitz Concentration Camp to gain an understanding of what it was like being a prisoner Guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine outside Krakow which has 'outstanding universal value to mankind' according to UNESCO’s World Heritage List Become Polish for the evening & enjoy traditional music, food & dance
4 Spend some time exploring Kazimierz, the Jewish Quarter of Krakow Enjoy some last minute shopping, pick up a dragon or two Depart for home