7176
Poland
Poland at the Heart of Europe
Dive into an adventure of music, architecture, natural wonders and traditional folk culture as you discover what makes Poland’s rich social and artistic history so enduring.
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Program No. 7176RJ
Length
16 days
Starts at
3,849
Flights start at
925
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Terrain includes cobblestones, city streets, uneven ground.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • A piano recital of Polish composer Frederic Chopin recalls the Romantic era.
  • A private visit to a young married couple’s wooden cottage at the base of the former bishop’s castle presents the rich traditions and dishes of the region.
  • Visit the former Hanseatic port of Gdansk and the birthplace of Poland’s 20th-century Solidarity movement.
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