The Northern Tour
DAY 1 – arrival in Warsaw • shor city orientation • dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 2 – morning tour of Warsaw with the Royal Castle or Wilanów Palace • departure for Żelazowa Wola and visit to Frederic Chopin’s birthplace • overnight in Warsaw.
DAY 3 – departure for Gdańsk • en route stop in Toruń • guided tour of the city, unique example of Gothic architecture of 13th century: churches, burghers’ houses, defensive walls • lunch en route • drive to Malbork to visit an imposing Teutonic Fortress • overnight in Gdańsk.
DAY 4 – sightseeing tour of the Tri-City: Gdańsk–Sopot–Gdynia • walk through Długi Targ street with Neptune Fountain • visit to Oliva Cathedral with organ concert • walk along the pier in Sopot • sightseeing tour of Gdynia and the harbour • overnight in Gdańsk.
DAY 5 – departure for Olsztyn • en route stop in Frombork and Lidzbark Warmiński to admire medieval architecture and see places connected with Copernicus, the Polish astronomer who first declared the earth orbited the sun • overnight in Olsztyn.
DAY 6 – full day trip around Mazury Lake District with visits to: Święta Lipka Monastery, Hitler’s Underground Bunker–Wolf Liar, cruise on lakes • overnight in Olsztyn.
DAY 7 – departure for Warsaw • farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 8 – departure.