School trip to Cracow

Discover the city of Polish kings

Description

With its rich history Cracow is a perfect destination for a school trip. The former capital of Poland with the largest fully-intact medieval square in Europe. Since 1978 the entire old town is among the first sites chosen for the UNESCO's original World Heritage List, and the area of the former Jewish ghetto is a space where Oscar-winning Schindler’s List was filmed.

Programme

Day 1
After arriving in the morning, start with a tour of the Old Town accompanied by English-speaking guide. In the itinerary: admission to the St. Mary's Church, guiding the Wawel Castle and the Cathedral.
Day 2
In the morning you will drive to Wieliczka and visit the salt mine (on UNESCO list since 1978). After returning to Cracow we suggest a trip to the Jewish district of Kazimierz, with the compulsory admission to the museum Schindler's factory and the walk in the former Ghetto area in Podgórze.
Day 3
This day is dedicated entirely to the trip to Oświęcim. During the visit to the former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the group will see the main camp, loading dock and ruins of the gas chamber. The afternoon is at leisure.
Day 4
On the last day the group will experience the Polish mountains: a full day trip to Zakopane: while walking with an English speaking mountain guide the group will discover the beauty of the breathtaking Polish Tatra.
Day 5
Departure

Accommodation

All youth groups will be accommodated in the center of Cracow.
We offer 2 categories of hostels: either with private rooms (shower / bathroom) or with shared facilities (shower / bathroom on the floor).
For young people we guarantee max 6 bed dorms and ensuite facilities for tutors.
Depending on your preference it is also possible to make accommodations in a three star hotel.