Set out for the most significant natural and cultural treasures of Poland and Slovakia on this active family holiday. You will get to know the beauty of ancient Krakow, with the world’s biggest medieval market square. Next, from Krakow, we will move to Zakopane, the “gateway” to the Polish Tatras and the most important tourist centre in Poland, also known as the Polish Fatima. Our journey continues to Slovakia, where we get to know the biggest mountains in Central Europe – the beautiful Slovakian High Tatras and their surroundings.
Over eight days, you will experience:
- Krakow – one of the most beautiful ancient cities in Europe
- The salt mine Wieliczka – one of the oldest mines in the world
- Zakopane – the most prominent tourist centre in Poland
- Horse-drawn carriage – to Morskie Oko, the biggest lake in the Polish Tatras
- Rafting – on the river Dunajec in the national park of Pieniny
- High Tatras – Slovakia’s most extensive and oldest national park, known as the Slovak Alps
- Cable car to Skalnate Pleso – for beautiful panoramic views
- Tatranska magistrala trail – walking on the most popular tourist trail in the High Tatras
- Spiš Castle – one of the largest castles in Central Europe
- Levoča – UNESCO medieval town with the world’s largest wooden altar
- Spišský Jerusalem – walking across a unique complex of historical buildings that recall ancient Jerusalem on a one-to-one scale
On this trip, you´ll also have an opportunity to visit some of Poland´s and Slovakia´s most significant pilgrimage sites, including:
- The Shrine of Divine Mercy in Kraków-Lagiewniki. The chapel where the miraculous image of Merciful Jesus and the tomb of St. Faustina are to be found.
- The Sanctuary of Mother of God of Fatima in Zakopane.
- St. Mary Hill in Levoca.