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Great Poland round trip

Day 1: Salzburg - Wels - Linz - Amstetten - St. Pölten - Vienna - Bratislava / Pressburg - Trencin - Zilina / Sillein - Zakopane. Departures according to the EAST timetable. 1. Trip to Slovakia and via Bratislava and Trencin to the Polish border. The region northeast of Zilina is characterized by villages with beautiful wooden houses (especially Podbiel) and the mighty Arwa Castle, which rises on a narrow ridge. Passing the foothills of the Beskids, we reach Zakopane in the evening amidst the beautiful mountains of the High Tatras.
Day 2: Zakopane - UNESCO World Heritage Site: Wooden Churches in Lesser Poland - Kraków / Krakow. In the morning we visit the old church, the first Zakopan church to be built of wood, with rich jewelry made by local carvers. Walk to the historic houses on Koscieliska Street, which were also built in the mid-19th century. Around noon, continue to Debno, which is one of the typical wooden churches of Malopolska / Malopolska: Inside visit of the Archangel Church from the 15th century (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Then drive to Krakow, the former capital of Poland.
Day 3: UNESCO World Heritage Site Kraków / Krakow. City tour through Krakow: The old town with its impressive facades, especially on the market square with the mighty cloth halls, the Collegium Maius - the second oldest university in Central Europe - and the St. Mary's Church with the famous St. Mary's altar by Veit Stoss with around 200 carved, painted and gilded linden wood Figures inspire every visitor. Passing the Archbishop's Palace, we come to Castle Hill, on which the Wawel Royal Castle rises - visit the cathedral, one of the most beautiful examples of Renaissance art in Poland. A walk takes us through the old Jewish quarter of Kazimierz, the largest that has existed in Eastern Europe - visit the Remuh Synagogue. In the afternoon there is time for a stroll through the old town streets. Dinner in a restaurant with Klezmer music, the folk music of the Eastern European Jews.
Day 4: Kraków / Kraków - Czestochowa / Czestochowa - Warszawa / Warsaw. Drive through the Ojców National Park to Pieskowa Skala and Czestochowa, the largest and most important pilgrimage center in Poland: visit to the Pauline Church with the famous miraculous image of the "Black Madonna" - then visit the rich treasury of the monastery. In the afternoon we continue to the Polish capital Warsaw, which we reach in the evening.
Day 5: UNESCO World Heritage Site Warszawa / Warsaw. Full-day city tour of Warsaw, which, due to a legend, is also known as “Nixenburg”. From Schlossplatz with the famous Sigismund Column, the former royal castle and St. John's Cathedral, you go to the medieval Old Town Market Square, which shines in new splendor after being destroyed in World War II. In the not much younger “Neustadt” the Gothic Church of the Visitation of Mary is impressive. The panorama of the multi-towered old town already inspired Canaletto, later UNESCO. In the afternoon you can visit the architecturally impressive POLIN Museum, which tells the story of Polish Jews.
Day 6: Warsaw / Warsaw - Pultusk - Nowogród - Masurian Lake District. Drive through the historical Masovian landscape via Pultusk with its collegiate church to Nowogród - near the city of Lomza / Lomscha we visit an interesting open-air museum with beautiful wooden buildings that were built by the Kurpian tribe. On to Mikolajki / Nikolaiken, which lies in the middle of the unique Masurian Lake District and is also known as the “Pearl of Masuria” or “Venice of East Prussia”. The delightful place is nestled between three lakes, including Poland's largest lake, the “Masurian Sea”. In the evening we reach our hotel in Mragowo.
Day 7: Excursion Masurian Lake District - Ketrzyn / Rastenburg - Swieta Lipka / Heiligelinde. Mragowo is the ideal starting point for excursions into the scenic Masurian Lake District with its 3,000 lakes and huge forests - possibility of a boat trip (depending on the weather - optional, approx. € 15, -). Around noon, bus ride to Rastenburg to the notorious Wolfsschanze, a camouflaged and fortified little town that Hitler used as a command center during the war. In 1945 the bunker was blown up by the Germans. In the afternoon we visit Swieta Lipka / Heiligelinde, one of the most famous Marian pilgrimage sites in the middle of the lake world with its magnificent baroque church furnishings.
Day 8: Mragowo - Oberland Canal - UNESCO World Heritage Site Malbork / Marienburg - Gdansk / Danzig. Drive to Paslek / Preussisch Holland: The Oberland Canal, which connects several lakes with the Fresh Lagoon of the Baltic Sea, runs not far from the town. Particularly impressive are the sloping levels where the ships are pulled to the next section of the canal to overcome the difference in height on land. Then it goes on to Malbork - visit the Marienburg, the seat of the German crusader state. The castle is one of the most beautiful secular buildings ever created. We see the mighty fortifications on the banks of the Nogat and the largest Polish amber collection. In the evening we finally reach the unique city of Gdansk.
Day 9: Gdansk / Danzig. The Hanseatic city of Gdansk with its thousand-year history delights every visitor. Located on the western edge of the Vistula lowlands and traversed by two rivers, the city is characterized by a network of waterways. Restored after the war damage - more than 650 objects were renovated or rebuilt in an exemplary manner - the city shines more beautifully than ever. Our city tour takes us through the old Hanseatic city to the town hall, the mighty St. The rest of the afternoon is free for further sightseeing or for a stroll through town on the trail of Lech Walesa or Günter Grass and his “Tin Drum”.
Day 10: Gdansk / Danzig - UNESCO World Heritage Site Torun / Thorn - Strzelno / Strelno - Gniezno / Gnesen - Poznan / Posen. Drive to Thorn, once a fortress of the Teutonic Order. Thanks to the Vistula shipping, the settlement developed into a rich Hanseatic city. Walk to the old town square with its mighty town hall and on to St. John's Church and the Copernicus House - Nicolaus Copernicus is the city's greatest son. Via Strzelno (visit to the rotunda) and Gniezno, where we visit the cathedral, we finally reach Poznan, Poland's first bishopric.
Day 11: Poznan / Posen - Trzebnica / Trebnitz - Wroclaw / Breslau. In the morning visit to Cathedral Island and the old town of Poznan. Then it goes on to Trebnitz - a short stop at the Cistercian monastery with the grave of the state saint Hedwig of Silesia. The famous poet Gerhart Hauptmann called Silesia “land from God's hand”. The Lower Silesian capital Wroclaw was once founded as a trading center on the Amber Road.
Day 12: UNESCO World Heritage Site Wroclaw / Breslau. City tour through the wonderfully renovated Gothic old town of Wroclaw, to the double-towered cathedral on the cathedral island, to the town hall with its beautiful Gothic facade, to the university, to the Centennial Hall and to the baroque Jesuit church, which is located in the north of the city.
Day 13: Wroclaw / Breslau - UNESCO World Heritage Site Swidnica / Schweidnitz - Brno / Brünn - Vienna - St. Pölten - Linz - Wels - Salzburg. In a quick drive south to Schweidnitz - a short stop and a visit to the unique Protestant Church of Peace (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Cross the Czech border to Brno and on to Vienna, arriving at around 6 p.m. Return with the WESTbahn at 6.43 p.m. to Salzburg, arrival at 9.08 p.m. or by bus to Upper Austria, arrival in Linz around 8.00 p.m.