cultural programmes. our choices for students arriving in poland (krakow and warsaw)
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Cultural Programmes.Our choices for Students arriving in Poland (Krakow and Warsaw)
Cultural Programmes.These can be adapted to the particular needs of participants (visits to the museums, universities, enterprises, etc).
Half Day trip in Krakow (Polish Capital from 1038 to 1596)
Visit Sukiennice from XIX century
and Mariacki Church from XIV and XV century
Wawel Castle and the legend of the Wawel Dragon The Wawel Castle (Royal Castle) is situated on the hill. Polish Royalty and many distinguished Poles are buried in the Wawel Cathedral. Since the XIX century Wawel became the leading political and administrative centre for the Polish State. Royal coronations took place in Wawel as well.
Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, genocide, and the Holocaust. It was a site of mass murder and the biggest concentration camp established on Polish ground by the Nazis during the Second World War. At present the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is located on the grounds of the camp. The site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.
Wieliczka Salt mine
The historic Salt Mine in Wieliczka is the only mining site in the world functioning continuously since the Middle Ages. Its original excavations (longitudinals, traverses, chambers, lakes, as well as minor and major shafts) are located on nine levels and extend for the total of about 300 kilometers: reaching the depth of 327 meters.
Castle Pieskowa Skala
Pieskowa Skaa is famous for its renaissance castle built by King Kazimierz Wieki in the 1st half of the 14th century as part of the defensive chain of castles called Orle Gniazda (Eagles Nests) along the plane of Jurassic Rock Upland (Jura Krakowsko-Czstochowska) extending north-west from Krakw to the city of Czestochowa.
Warsaw day trip Warsaws old town
Royal Lazienki Park and Palace
Zelazowa WolaThe village is the birthplace of pianist and composer Fryderyk Chopin, and of violinist Henryk Szeryng. It is known for its picturesque Masovian landscape, including numerous winding streams surrounded by willows and hills.
Kampinos National Park (Kampinoski Park Narodowy)
Half day trip in Krakow: 25 Euro with a tour guide Wawel Castle: 20 Euro with a tour guide Auschwitz Birkenau: 35 Euro Wieliczka (Salt Mine): 35 EuroCastle Pieskowa Skala: 30 Euro
Day trip in Warsaw: 25 Euro with a tour guideZelazowa Wola: 30 Euro Kampinos National Park: 35 Euro