Krakow City Break Paddys Day

Check out this fantastic city break offer to Krakow!

Our price of only €345pp is based on flights from Dublin on the 15th March 2021 with a 4 night stay in the popular Wyspianski Hotel which is centrally located. Enjoy the St Patricks Day Festivities during your stay! 

For more information call us on 046 9068600 or email: info@travalue.ie

Two very different experiences await on this ticket which, over two days, combines a visit to the haunting Auschwitz before exploring the depths of the astounding Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Day 1 Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour (7 hours)

Auschwitz is a haunting site of genocide where approximately 1.5 million people were killed during WWII's Holocaust. Today, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it poignantly commemorates the lives of those who died within its walls and fences and is a must-visit for all.

The Martyrdom Museum was founded in 1947 covering the area of KL Auschwitz (Auschwitz I) in OÅwiÄcim and the Birkenau camp (Auschwitz II) in Brzezinka. It comprises approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins and the original roads, fences, watchtowers and railway ramps have all been preserved. What's more, the buildings house the collection of original exhibits and documents.

Your tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau includes a visit to Auschwitz I - the administrative centre of Auschwitz death camp - and Auschwitz II, designed and constructed quite simply as an execution facility.

As you explore the gas chambers, crematoriums and exhibition halls inside the old prison blocks, listen closely as your guide sensitively explains the who, how, where, when and why of this haunting place and the key events in its history.

Day 2 Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour (4 hours)

The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine is one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland and is product of multiple generations of miners who hand-carved it from blocks of salt. And this subterranean world of pits, tunnels and huge rooms have to be seen to be believed!

Your guided tour takes you from 210 to 440 feet (approximately 64 to 135 meters) down, passing through galleries and chambers where traces of mining activity have been preserved. Along the way you will also see many examples of sacred art and themed compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends.

One of the undoubted highlights is the spectacular Chapel of the Blessed Kinga - a huge, underground church where everything, from the chandliers to the altarpieces, have been chisselled out of salt.

Also, don't miss the world's largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today.

Flights

15th March 2021 Depart Dublin 0955- Arrive Krakow 1355

19th March 2021 Depart Krakow 1535- Arrive Dublin 1740

 

 

Our price of €345 per person is based on 2 sharing includes:

Flights with ryanair

Seats

Priority boarding

4 nights accommodation in central Hotel

 

 

The Wyspianski is a comfortable city hotel that enjoys s a convenient location close to the town centre. The surrounding area is filled with inviting bars, nightclubs and countless shopping venues. Many of the top sights including the Basilica of the Virgin Mary, the Cloth Hall and the Jewish Quarter can be reached with the public transport stops located 20o metres away from the hotel. Balice Airport is roughly 14 km from the hotel. The hotel provides a warm welcome and features comfortable and clean facilities. It is a good hotel both for leisure and business travelers.

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