9 days - from only £649pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Polish Discovery by Express Coach

An increasingly popular holiday destination, join us on this coach holiday to Poland and discover unique cities and scenery from base in popular Zakopane. Set at the foothills of the spectacular Tatra Mountains, this is one of Poland’s most charming mountain resorts.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then travel by Express Coach overnight to Poland.

  • Day 2:

    Take in the passing scenery as we continue through Europe to reach the popular mountain resort of Zakopane.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 3: Zakopane

    Familiarise yourself with Zakopane and the surrounding area on our guided tour, enjoying views of the Tatra mountains and seeing the traditional wooden architecture, unique to this region.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Zakopane

    Zakopane

    Included Highlights

    • Zakopane Guided Tour
    • Zakopane
  • Day 4: Krakow

    Today our included excursion takes us to Krakow. As the ancient capital of Poland, Krakow was the royal residence for centuries.

    Why not join our optional guided tour to introduce you to the sights of the Old Town, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

    The Market Square is one of the largest medieval squares in Europe and deserving of its place among the most beautiful in the world. The square is the focal point of the city and is divided by the imposing Gothic style Cloth Hall.

    After the sightseeing tour, there will be time at leisure to explore all at your own pace. Perhaps walk up Wawel Hill to the Royal Cathedral, one of Poland’s greatest buildings, and the burial place of over 40 Polish Kings.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Wawel Castle

    Krakow

    Included Highlights

    • Krakow

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Krakow Guided Tour
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Morskie Oko Lake

    Today, our optional excursion takes us to Morskie Oko Lake, the largest and best-known lake in the Polish Tatras, and also regarded as one of the most beautiful.

    Accompanied by our guide, we start our excursion with a scenic drive through the breathtaking mountain scenery to Palenica Bialczanska. From here we take a horse and carriage ride through this beautiful area to Polana Wlosienica.

    We then continue by foot for approximately one mile to Morskie Oko Lake where there will be ample free time to explore at your leisure.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Morskie Oko Lake

    Morskie Oko Lake

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Morskie Oko Lake
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 6: Auschwitz Memorial

    As we visit Auschwitz, created as a concentration camp for Polish political prisoners, we will learn more about the tragic history at the site from 1940 to liberation.

    Auschwitz is the largest of the Nazi concentration camps, and is preserved so that mankind never forgets the atrocities committed here. This remains a hugely emotional experience.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Guard Post at Auschwitz

    Auschwitz

    Included Highlights

    • Auschwitz
  • Day 7: Wieliczka Salt Mines

    Join our optional excursion to the town of Wieliczka and the oldest salt mine in Europe. The mines are an impressive underground world of salt lakes and galleries. They are a masterpiece of generations of miners who have created a subterraneous world of chambers and lakes, where galleries, halls, chapels and numerous sculptures have been carved in the salt rock.

    The journey starts at the Danilowicz Shaft where we meet our guide, and then descend via some 380 steps to 64 metres below ground. Our guide takes us on a fascinating journey through the magnificent chambers, revealing the history and the secrets of the mine.

    At the end of our visit we return to the surface by the miners lift.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Wieliczka Salt Mines

    Wieliczka Salt Mine

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Wieliczka Salt Mines
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 8:

    We depart Zakopane early this afternoon and continue our travel overnight.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

Single Room Supplement from £29.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the Hotel Sabala in Zakopane. 

  • Sabala Hotel

    The Hotel Sabala is the oldest hotel in Zakopane and is built in the traditional wooden style, typical of the region. Within the hotel you will still see the original 100 year old beams and the traditional wooden furniture is a feature throughout the hotel. Located in the heart of the resort on the main street, the ‘Krupowki’, the hotel is ideally placed for exploring the town. Enjoy the excellent food served in the restaurant and relax with a warming drink in the bar.

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

For a full list of our joining points, click here.

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