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Spirit of Krakow

5 days from £469*
Departing: August 2018 - November 2019
* Price shown: 11 March 2019 from LGW - EZY8511
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Medieval glories and moving memories

Krakow is one of Europe's must-see 'new' destinations - one of only a handful of major Central European cities to survive the centuries unscathed. Our escorted break lifts the veil on this visual masterpiece, full of UNESCO-listed architectural treasures, and also pays a visit to the preserved remains of infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Tour Highlights

  • Stay in the heart of Krakow
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Poland's stunning former Royal capital
  • Discover the great medieval square of Rynek Glowny
  • Wander the market stalls and galleries of the Sukkennice Cloth Hall
  • Don't miss the stunning Mariacki church
  • Take in Wawel Castle and its stunning riverside views
  • The historic Kazimierz district
  • Enjoy Krakow's vibrant cafe culture
  • Visit poignant, sobering Auschwitz-Birkenau

What does the price include?

  • Four nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in a centrally located hotel
  • A tour of Krakow
  • A visit to Auschwitz
  • Return flights from the UK to Krakow
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned coach travel and transfers
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Your Base: Hotels in Krakow

Krakow is not a museum piece, but a bustling, lived-in city. It is especially lively in the evening, when it offers up a wide and enticing choice of foods, from traditional Polish, Russian, German, Lithuanian and Jewish dishes to some of the latest culinary fads and fashions. And your hotel will offer you the perfect base to relax after a memorable days sightseeing.

Your Itinerary

Day One: Fly to Poland from the UK

Fly to Krakow, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel. After check-in, head out to take your first look at this city that boasts the State Rooms of Wawel Castle, the stunning wooden altarpiece of the Mariacki church and the treasures of the Czartoryski Palace. Why not head to a cafe for hot chocolate, or to a local beer cellar to try the local brew?

Day Two: Included Krakow city tour

Discover Krakow on our included guided walking tour. This seat of Polish kings was also the former home of much-loved Cardinal Karol Wojtyla (later Pope John Paul II). Admire the medieval and Renaissance splendour of the city's great central square, Rynek Glowny, and its centrepiece the Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

Here, behind the many-arched facade, you'll find market stalls to browse, cafes where you can sit and relax, and even an art gallery on the upper floor.

Day Three: Included day trip to Auschwitz

Today we'll head to Auschwitz-Birkenau, 70km southwest of the city. On this harrowing and thought-provoking pilgrimage you'll tour the buildings of the death camp and gain a sense of the horrors of the "Final Solution".

Later we'll return to Krakow and you'll be free to explore. Visit the Kazimierz quarter - once the historic centre of Jewish culture in the city - or the 'Pharmacy under the Eagle' museum across the river in the Podgorze district - the cramped wartime ghetto.

Day Four: Optional salt mine excursion

Today you're free to discover more of the city's sights, or to join an optional excursion to see the vast underground chambers, full-sized chapel and stupendous concert hall of Wieliczka's astonishing salt mine. Find out about life in the mines at the on-site museum, and browse the subterranean gift shop and cafe before catching the lift back to the surface.

Day Five: Fly back to the UK

Depending on your flight time, you may have time to catch a final glimpse of the majestic city before we transfer you to the airport to check in for your flight home.

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BHX 11 March 2019 £539
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BHX 18 March 2019 £549
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BHX 01 April 2019 £549
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BHX 08 April 2019 £549
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BHX 22 April 2019 £549
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BHX 29 April 2019 £549
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BHX 06 May 2019 £599
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BHX 13 May 2019 £599
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BHX 20 May 2019 £609
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BHX 03 June 2019 £649
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BHX 10 June 2019 £649
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BHX 17 June 2019 £649
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BHX 24 June 2019 £649
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BHX 01 July 2019 £599
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BHX 08 July 2019 £599
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BHX 15 July 2019 £599
BHX
BHX 19 August 2019 £609
BHX
BHX 26 August 2019 £639
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BHX 02 September 2019 £629
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BHX 09 September 2019 £629
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BHX 16 September 2019 £629
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BHX 23 September 2019 £619
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BHX 30 September 2019 £609
BHX
BHX 07 October 2019 £599
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BHX 14 October 2019 £599
BHX
BHX 21 October 2019 £589
BHX
BHX 04 November 2019 £559
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BOH 27 August 2018 £699
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BOH 03 September 2018 £669
BOH
BOH 17 September 2018 £609
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BOH 24 September 2018 £609
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BOH 08 October 2018 £579
BOH
BOH 15 October 2018 £579
BOH
BOH 22 October 2018 £679
BOH
BOH 05 November 2018 £599
BOH
BOH 11 March 2019 £489
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BOH 18 March 2019 £499
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BOH 01 April 2019 £519
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BOH 08 April 2019 £519
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BOH 29 April 2019 £519
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BOH 06 May 2019 £559
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BOH 24 June 2019 £609
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BOH 08 July 2019 £569
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BOH 15 July 2019 £569
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BOH 19 August 2019 £579
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BOH 09 September 2019 £609
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BOH 16 September 2019 £609
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BOH 23 September 2019 £599
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BOH 30 September 2019 £589
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BOH 07 October 2019 £559
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BOH 14 October 2019 £559
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BOH 21 October 2019 £549
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BOH 04 November 2019 £509
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BRS 27 August 2018 £679
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BRS 03 September 2018 £609
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BRS 17 September 2018 £609
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BRS 24 September 2018 £609
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BRS 08 October 2018 £609
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BRS 15 October 2018 £659
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BRS 22 October 2018 £669
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BRS 05 November 2018 £499
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BRS 11 March 2019 £499
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BRS 18 March 2019 £509
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BRS 01 April 2019 £529
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BRS 08 April 2019 £529
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BRS 22 April 2019 £529
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BRS 29 April 2019 £529
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BRS 08 July 2019 £569
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BRS 15 July 2019 £569
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BRS 19 August 2019 £579
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BRS 26 August 2019 £609
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BRS 16 September 2019 £609
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BRS 23 September 2019 £599
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BRS 30 September 2019 £589
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BRS 07 October 2019 £559
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BRS 14 October 2019 £559
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BRS 21 October 2019 £549
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BRS 04 November 2019 £509
EDI
EDI 27 August 2018 £689
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EDI 03 September 2018 £709
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EDI 17 September 2018 £659
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EDI 24 September 2018 £659
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EDI 08 October 2018 £619
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EDI 15 October 2018 £619
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EDI
EDI 05 November 2018 £539
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EDI 11 March 2019 £539
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EDI 18 March 2019 £549
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EDI 01 April 2019 £569
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EDI 08 April 2019 £569
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EDI 06 May 2019 £609
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EDI 20 May 2019 £619
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EDI 03 June 2019 £659
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EDI 08 July 2019 £609
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EDI 15 July 2019 £609
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EDI 26 August 2019 £659
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EDI 02 September 2019 £649
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EDI 09 September 2019 £649
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EDI 16 September 2019 £649
EDI
EDI 23 September 2019 £639
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EDI 30 September 2019 £629
EDI
EDI 07 October 2019 £609
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EDI 14 October 2019 £609
EDI
EDI 21 October 2019 £599
EDI
EDI 04 November 2019 £569
EMA
EMA 27 August 2018 £659
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LBA
LBA 11 March 2019 £569
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LBA 18 March 2019 £579
LBA
LBA 01 April 2019 £599
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LBA 08 April 2019 £599
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LBA 22 April 2019 £599
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LBA 29 April 2019 £599
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LBA 06 May 2019 £629
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LBA 13 May 2019 £629
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LBA 20 May 2019 £639
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LBA 03 June 2019 £689
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LBA 10 June 2019 £689
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LBA 17 June 2019 £689
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LBA 24 June 2019 £689
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LBA 01 July 2019 £639
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LBA 08 July 2019 £639
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LBA 15 July 2019 £639
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LBA 19 August 2019 £639
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LBA 26 August 2019 £679
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LBA 02 September 2019 £679
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LBA 09 September 2019 £679
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LBA 30 September 2019 £659
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LBA 07 October 2019 £639
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LBA 21 October 2019 £629
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LBA 04 November 2019 £599
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LGW 27 August 2018 £729
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LGW 03 September 2018 £749
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LGW 17 September 2018 £749
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LGW 24 September 2018 £659
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LGW 08 October 2018 £609
LGW
LGW 15 October 2018 £599
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LGW 22 October 2018 £719
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LGW 11 March 2019 £469
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LGW 18 March 2019 £479
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LGW 01 April 2019 £499
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LGW 15 July 2019 £549
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LGW 19 August 2019 £549
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LGW 02 September 2019 £569
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LGW 09 September 2019 £569
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LGW 16 September 2019 £569
LGW
LGW 23 September 2019 £559
LGW
LGW 30 September 2019 £549
LGW
LGW 07 October 2019 £529
LGW
LGW 14 October 2019 £529
LGW
LGW 21 October 2019 £519
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LGW 04 November 2019 £489
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LHR 27 August 2018 £689
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LHR 03 September 2018 £689
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LHR 17 September 2018 £739
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LHR 24 September 2018 £689
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LHR 08 October 2018 £649
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LHR 15 October 2018 £649
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LHR 22 October 2018 £749
LHR
LHR 05 November 2018 £559
LPL
LPL 03 September 2018 £599
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LPL 17 September 2018 £599
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LPL 15 October 2018 £559
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NCL 03 September 2018 £689
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NCL 17 September 2018 £689
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NCL 29 April 2019 £599
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NCL 10 June 2019 £689
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NCL 17 June 2019 £689
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NCL 24 June 2019 £689
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NCL 01 July 2019 £639
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NCL 08 July 2019 £639
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NCL 15 July 2019 £639
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NCL 02 September 2019 £679
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NCL 09 September 2019 £679
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NCL 16 September 2019 £679
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NCL 30 September 2019 £659
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NCL 07 October 2019 £639
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NCL 14 October 2019 £639
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NCL 21 October 2019 £629
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NCL 04 November 2019 £599
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STN 27 August 2018 £779
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STN 03 September 2018 £639
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STN 17 September 2018 £669
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STN 24 September 2018 £649
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STN 08 October 2018 £619
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STN 15 October 2018 £629
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STN 22 October 2018 £659
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STN 05 November 2018 £489
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STN 11 March 2019 £469
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STN 18 March 2019 £479
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STN 01 April 2019 £499
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STN 08 April 2019 £499
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STN 06 May 2019 £549
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STN 13 May 2019 £549
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STN 15 July 2019 £549
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STN 19 August 2019 £569
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STN 23 September 2019 £589
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STN 21 October 2019 £539
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STN 04 November 2019 £509

Hotel Galaxy ★★★★

Offering comfortable and modern accommodation in the centre of the city, this hotel is within walking distance of the old town.

Novotel Krakow City West ★★★★

This comfortable hotel offers modern accommodation in a quiet area of Krakow. The city centre is easy to access on the local bus service, which leaves from just outside the hotel. Alternatively, it's a pleasant 30-45 minute walk to central sites such as Wavel Castle and Rynek Glowny (the main square).

Hotel Polonia ★★★

This historic hotel is set in the Old Town of Krakow, close to the main railway station and a 10-minute walk from The Cloth Hall in the Old Town Square.

Further Information

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes.

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.

Foreign Office Travel Advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

*This offer applies to new bookings on selected air-inclusive holidays to destinations within Europe, made between 17th July and 10th August 2018 (inclusive), only. Prices shown when booking do not include the discount. The discount will be applied to your booking once the promo code (EARLYSH) has been entered and will be confirmed before purchase. This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Exclusions apply.