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Poland Services / In the Footsteps of Jewish culture

In the Footsteps of Jewish culture

1345 EUR

per person

See the most interesting places in the Footsteps of Jewish culture

Type of tour: Collecting group
Beginning of tour:  during the period 01/04/2017-31/10/2017
Tour duration: 11 days/10 nights
Rates are included: transfers, accommodation at the hotel with breakfasts, 16 excursions.
*Price per person only for the group of 12 people. For other rates, please check ”Prices”
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  • Type tour
    Dla grupy
  • Departure
    Warsaw
1

Day 1
      Meeting at the airport in Warsaw, transfer to the hotel where you will spend the next two nights. In the hotel we will discuss with you the plan of the whole tour and, of course, answer all your questions that occurred to you during the flight and help in settling the basic issues in an unknown country. In the afternoon, we will go together to the modern museum - Polin to know with a help of a local guide a thousand-year history of Jews in Poland and "take a look" at the Polish capital.
 
    Having a rest at the hotel in Warsaw.
Day 2
      After breakfast, we want to show you the old Jewish quarter, the area of the former Ghetto, with the original fragments of the walls and the place of martyrdom of Warsaw Jews who died here with a gun in their hands during the uprising, as well as during street executions and round-ups, when they were transported to the camps to die. A visit to the Jewish Cemetery with a local guide, where the outstanding personalities of prewar Warsaw lie and to Nozyk Synagogue which is still functioning as a daily place of worship
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      You can also take a walk along one of the beautiful parks of Warsaw (Royal Lazienki Park in  Wilanow). In the evening we will invite you to dinner at a famous Jewish restaurant.
 
    Overnight stay at the hotel (Warsaw).
Day 3
      Breakfast in a hotel. We leave Warsaw for Lodz -  the nineteenth-century industrial  'Promised Land', the pre-war city of four cultures, traces of which can be still seen in its layout and architecture. You will see among other things the former mansion of the rich Jewish industrialist - Schaiblera and the largest Jewish Cemetery in Europe with preserved old, symbolic tombstones and ohelami. Besides we will show you the famous street in Lodz - Piotrkowska, where even today one can find places connected with the life of such famous people as A. Rubinstain , L. Zamenhoff, J. Kosinski and R. Polanski. An evening stroll through the traditional center we will finish in a Jewish restaurant sharing next day impressions.
 
    Overnight stay at a hotel in Lodz.
Day 4
      Breakfast in a hotel. From Lodz our route will lead to Krakow via Czestochowa. Everyone goes to Czestochowa to visit the Pauline monastery with the famous image of the Black Madonna. We want to show you the Jewish monuments of this city, especially the old historic Cemetery which is situated in the Huta Czestochowa area now. We will swerve the beaten path toward the remains of the rich Jewish culture in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (Jędrzejów, Pińczów). After arriving in Cracow - one of the most beautiful Polish cities permeated in Jewish culture and history we offer you a short evening stroll through the beautifully lit city, so you can feel the magical atmosphere of it.
 
    Overnight stay in Cracow.
Day 5
      Breakfast in a hotel. In Cracow a guide will take you on a Jewish Culture and History tour to show what remained of the Old Jewish Kazimierz which had been pulsing with life. We will walk around the famous Szeroka Street with Remu Synagogue, we will see fragments of the walls of the war Ghetto, original Schindler’s factory in the city’s industrial district of Zabłocie and the monument at the site of the former Death Camp in Plaszow. In the evening, enjoy dinner and a concert of Jewish songs in the Galicia Gallery or local restaurant, where you can also see the wonderful photographs of the Jewish past, present and future of Cracow and the entire southern Poland.
 
    Overnight in Cracow.
Day 6
      Breakfast in a hotel. The trip to Auschwitz, the largest camp established by the Nazis on Polish lands. A local guide will tell you about the history of this place, the living conditions of prisoners and lead to the monument created nearby the ruins of a crematorium at Birkenau. This day is a day of reflection and memories, the day of asking difficult questions and seeking answers. After coming back to Cracow, we offer having a rest at the hotel or walking around the city with visit in JCC – Jewish Comunnity Centre, where you can check how Jewish culture and life is reborning now.
 
    Overnight in Cracow.
Day 7
    Breakfast in a hotel. Our itinerary for the day is Krakow - Tarnow - Rzeszow – Łańcut – Leżajsk - Zamosc. In the morning we will go to Tarnow, where we will visit the old Jewish district and see what remained of the ancient Synagogue which is a memorial now. Then we will go to Rzeszów for a short walk in the footsteps of the Jewish history of the city and to Łańcut for visiting the most wonderful synagogue in Poland. In Leżajsk we will enter the famous cemetery. We will spend the night in the Renaissance Zamosc.
Day 8
      Breakfast. We are setting off for Lublin to know interesting, but complicated story of its Jewish inhabitants before and during the war and to see numerous monuments of Jewish culture and art with a local guide. While walking around the city we want to show you, among other things,a former synagogue in Lublin, a rabbic school and a cemetery with the grave of the famous Jacob Horowitz, a quarter of the city known as Majdanek, where a wartime concentration camp for Jews from eastern Poland was established and where you can see the former camp barracks and a symbolic monument today.
 
    Overnight stay at a hotel (Lublin).
Day 9
      Breakfast. The next town on our route - Bialystok. Late in the afternoon we offer you a short walk in the footsteps of Jewish history and culture around the center of Białystok and invite to dinner at a hotel restaurant serving delicacy of Podlasie.
 
    Overnight stay at a hotel (Bialystok).
Day 10
      Breakfast. We will go to Tykocin - a small somewhat sleepy town in eastern Poland, where you can see interesting Jewish museum established in the former Synagogue and the former Seminary. Later we will go towards Warsaw. Along the way, we will visit Treblinka - the village not far from Warsaw, to see a monument on the site of another former concentration camp established by the Nazis.
 
    Overnight stay at a hotel in Warsaw
Day 11
      After breakfast we will escort you to the airport Warsaw.
 
    We hope these 10 days you are going to spend traveling around Poland will be kept in your memory.

Tour Location

Warsaw-Lodz-Krakow-Zamosc-Lublin-Bialystok-Warsaw

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    Prices per person in EURO
    1 person – €6550
    2 people – €3400
    3 people – €2530
    4 people – €2100
    5 people – €1845
    6 people – €1730
    7 people – €1715
    8 people – €1590
    9 people – €1505
    10 people – €1440
    11 people – €1385
    12 people – €1345