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Poland at the Heart of Europe

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Program #7176RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
A Medieval seaport famous for its grain trade becomes the center of a volatile 20th-century movement that would spark the end of Communism nearly 700 years later. With a rapsheet like that, it’s clear that for centuries, Poland has been reaching from the heart of Europe across the continent to influence art, architecture, politics and commerce. Trace the folkways of Poland’s countryside and the modernity of its cities to discover a nation unto itself.


Highlights

• A piano recital of Polish composer Frederic Chopin recalls the Romantic era.
• A private visit to a forester’s cottage for lunch presents the rich folk culture and highlander tradition of the Podhale region.
• Visit the former Hanseatic port of Gdansk and the birthplace of Poland’s 20th-century Solidarity movement.

Activity Notes

Terrain includes cobblestones, city streets, uneven ground.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Gdansk, 2 nights; coach to Warsaw, 2 nights; coach to Bialowieza, 2 nights; coach to Zamosc, 1 night; coach to Krakow, 4 nights; coach to Wroclaw, 2 nights; coach to Warsaw, 1 night; departures.


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Included
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14 nights of accommodations
36 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
4 Performances

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4.7
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