Central & Northern Poland

We offer you an unforgettable 12-day tour to the central and northern part of Poland, that includes:

  • 11 nights in the most beautiful cities in Poland:
    Warsaw (3 nights), Toruń (2 nights), Gdańsk (4 nights), Ryn (1night), Augustów (1 night)

Duration: 12 days
27 September – 8 October 2023
Total distance:
775 miles


Welcome to Warsaw, Poland!
We meet you at the airport and transfer to a comfortable
After some rest, we invite you for an introductory walk
around the Old Town of Warsaw which was destroyed in
nearly 85% during WW2. Carefully and beautifully rebuilt by
the nation became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
That is where the traditional Polish welcome dinner will be

Overnight: Warsaw, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.


In the morning we visit the Royal Castle. Originally erected
in the 14th century, it served as the official residence of the
Polish monarchs until 1944 when it was completely
destroyed by the Nazis. Rebuilt and reopened to the public
in 1984.
We spend the afternoon at the largest park in Warsaw
called ‘Łazienki’, originally designed in the 17th century for
one of the noble families. Since 1918 it serves as a venue for
music, art, and culture. The whole complex brings you back
in time to the great history of the Polish Kingdom.

Overnight: Warsaw, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.


Today we visit The Warsaw Rising Museum – a tribute to
those who fought and died for the freedom of Poland and
its capital in 1944. Special attractions and the Freedom Park with the Memorial Wall, the reconstruction of a Liberator bomber, and the world’s first digital stereoscopic reconstruction of a city destroyed during World War II.
Driving through the current business district, that used to
be a Jewish Ghetto during World War 2, we slowly leave

For lunch, we invite you to Łódź – the third most populous Polish city. Łódź is internationally known for its National Film
School, where the best Polish actors and directors
graduated from. We take a walk along the Piotrkowska
Street – the main artery of Łódź, which is one of the longest
commercial thoroughfares in Europe.
Afterwards, we drive to Toruń for overnight.

OvernightToruń, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.


We spend the entire day in Toruń (German Thorn) known
mostly as the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus and the
best-preserved Polish medieval town. It was built in the
13th century as a headquarter base for the conquest and
evangelization of Prussia. The Old Town impresses with its
buildings from the 14th and 15th centuries including the
House of Copernicus. It is also one of UNESCO World
Heritage Sites in Poland. If you have a sweet tooth you have
to taste Toruń famous gingerbread.

Overnight: Toruń, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.


After breakfast, we check out and head to Malbork. We visit
there the medieval castle of the Teutonic Order – the most
complete and elaborate example of a Gothic brick building
from the 13th century and the largest castle in the world
measured by land area. It was built in the 14th century by
German Teutonic Knights who carried out crusades against
the pagans on the Baltic coast.
Late afternoon we get to Gdańsk where you can enjoy the
evening having a walk around the Main City.

Overnight: Gdańsk, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.


Today, we continue discovering the most suprising city by
the Baltic Sea as Gdańsk is often described. Destroyed
during WWII, today it is a colorful place that’s becoming
increasingly popular among tourists. We walk along the
‘Long Street’ called also the ‘Royal Way’ where the
Teutonic knights and Polish kings used to promenade. Over
the centuries Gdansk was a strategic port on the Baltic
shore and one of the richest cities in Europe, its
monuments such as the Artus Court, the Golden Gate or
Neptune’s Fountain, cathedral are a testament to it.

Overnight: Gdańsk, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city

DAY 7 – 3 OCTOBER 2023

In the morning, we drive to the Westerplatte peninsula
which is the most famous for the Battle of Westerplatte,
the first clash between Polish and German forces during the
Invasion of Poland in 1939. This was the start of the war!
You can see there the ruins of the guardhouses, defenders’
barracks and a Monument of the Coast Defenders.
On the way back to Gdańsk we stop at the European
Solidarity Centre. A museum whose mission is to promote
the message of the Solidarity movement and the opposition
to communism.

Overnight: Gdańsk, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.

DAY 8 – 4 OCTOBER 2023

Today, we visit the Emigration Museum in Gdynia. For
hundreds of years, people moved from here to different
parts of the world for a better life, freedom, and stability.
More than 20 million people of Polish descent live outside
Poland’s borders. This exceptional museum depicts that
phenomenon in Polish history, telling amazing stories about
their journey and a new life after emmigration. In the
afternoon we spend a while in the Sopot resort. After a
smooth walk on the longest wooden pier in Europe, we go
back to Gdansk.

Overnight: Gdańsk, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.

DAY 9 & 10 – 5 & 6 OCTOBER 2023  

We head towards the Masurian lakes region. On the way,
we stretch our feet in Olsztyn a major city in Warminsko –
Mazurskie province. We overnight in a castle and next day
we start with sightseeing of Wolf’s Lair – one of Adolf
Hitler’s military headquarters, known of the assassination
attempt against Hitler in 1944. Later that day we visit
Suwałki located near the borders with Lithuania and the
Kaliningrad Region. Then we drive south to Augustów to
join the canal cruise and admire the beauty of the nature of
Rospuda Valley.

Overnight: Ryn, 4* hotel located in a castle; Augustów, 3* hotel

DAY 11 – 7 OCTOBER 2023

The final day of the trip begins with a visit to the city of
Białystok. It is the tenth-largest city in Poland but also the
fifth-most forested city in the country. It is also known as
the birthplace of Ludwik Zamenhof, a founder of the
Esperanto language. We are going to see the old town and
splendid Branicki Palace, which also known as the “Polish
Versailles”. It is one of the best-preserved magnate
residences in Poland.
Next, we drive to Warsaw where we have a farewell dinner.

Overnight: Warsaw, 3* or 4* hotel in the center of the city.

DAY 128 OCTOBER 2023

Final day in Warsaw. We get back to the city where our
group tour started. The last glance at the capital city of
Poland, free time, shopping and relaxing before departure.

Tour Fee and Inclusions/Exclusions:

  • $2.935 per person – DOUBLE or TWIN room accommodation (land only)
  • $650 per person – SINGLE Supplement


  • Airport transfers in Warsaw on arrival and departure day
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transportation in a mini-bus (max. 15 people)
  • English speaking tour leader throughout the itinerary
  • Accommodation in TWIN or DBL room at 3- or 4-star hotels with buffet breakfasts (11 nights)
  • Meals as per itinerary (10 x lunch, 1 x welcome dinner)
  • All of the entrances to tourist attractions, and local guides, as specified in the itinerary.
  • Genealogical support before and during the whole trip