History of World War II & Poland - Here's the Best Tour of Poland for You!

Poland has an undying connection with World War II! There were some real-life heroes who sacrificed their blood to bring about optimistic transformations around the world. This historical Poland tour package will familiarize you with the eye-opening stories of those audacious heroes. You will get to hear and feel the motivating stories of Schindler's Factory, Hitler's hideout and much more. For more European vacation ideas you can visit the Luxury Tour section of Leisure.com.

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Plan out the best Tour of Poland with your family to learn the incredible stories of the Poland’s past. The stories that you will hear are so personal and intimating that it can haunt you sometimes, but it’s worth knowing. The stories are amazing and uplifting. The stories of the audacious heroes are etched into the city. The Poland of today is a gift of those brave people who fought for it. You will get acquire an assortment of information on your trip to Poland.

Trip Highlights

  • Your 1st Day Spot - Gdansk, the port city of Poland gives the glimpses of the long-associated History. This city was the one where first few shots of the World War II were fired.
  • Your 2nd day spot - Ketrzyn to Masuria - You will notice here, the bunkers laying tumbled-down all through the forests, masked in the moss, and tattered by the tree roots.
  • Your 3rd Day Spot - You will be noticing here in Treblinka haunting echoes all through its fields. Treblinka was one of the major extermination camp and Nazi German Concentration camp.
  • Warsaw –You now ought to see the beautiful Warsaw of today that is a colorfully vibrant city, which during the last two decades has reinvented itself.
  • Krakow - On your 5th day, you can take some time to notice the farmlands and villages of Poland from the train. Just look through the window and ponder over what all you have experienced.

Tour at a Glance

Day 1: Gdansk – A Place Which Reminisces Many Wars

Day 2: Ketrzyn to Masuria – Nazi High Command: Hitler’s Haunting Wolf’s Lair

Day 3: Treblinka to Warsaw – Remembering Poland’s Jews       

Day 4: Warsaw – Explore the Old Beautiful Town

Day 5: Krakow –The Cultural Centre of Poland

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Gdansk – A Place Which Reminisces Many Wars

Gdansk, the port city of Poland gives the glimpses of the long-associated History. This city was the one where first few shots of the World War II were fired. In the main Town of the city, which was reconstructed after the World War II, you will get to find huge running markets with plethora of shops and restaurants in the middle of it. The Hanseatic League, Prussia’s Teutonic Knights, a monastic military and the many ongoing battles are all that the country went over for its independence. You can feel Today’s Poland, roaming along the street near your hotel along with your guide. Relax, breath and bask yourself into this beautiful historical land. The city had been almost vanished and destroyed during the World War II. It has gone through destruction plethora of times and your guide will teach you on how the status of Gdansk was used a several times by Hitler to take over Poland. Now you can go to the battle fields where on 1st September 1939, first shots were fired. This rebellious place has several heroes, who made it what it looks today, and you will hear about them from your guide.

Day 2: Ketrzyn to Masuria – Nazi High Command: Hitler’s Haunting Wolf’s Lair

You will notice here, the bunkers laying tumbled-down all through the forests, masked in the moss, and tattered by the tree roots. The bricks look crushed because of the transformations in the environment, but the brutal history looks all intact. This hidden Ketrzyn lair is the place, Hitler from the large part of his troops, commanded his troops. The Hitler’s base has been left all untouched and evocatively redolent state. You can drive to the place in the morning and your guide will be introducing you to the many stories relating to bunkers including the assassination-attempt of 1944. You will be basking in the serenity of another Poland, spending the rest of the day at lakeside, Masuria.

Day 3: Treblinka to Warsaw – Remembering Poland’s Jews

You will be noticing here in Treblinka haunting echoes all through its fields. Treblinka was one of the major extermination camp and Nazi German Concentration camp. It is near Treblinka village, 80 meters away from the Warsaw. Nazis built two concentration camp in the city, first was a small forced-labor camp opened in 1941 near to the railway station. And, the second one was opened in 1942 July, 1.6 km away from the first one. While roaming around you can feel the thousands of people led down beneath the ground and many others whose bones over the years have exhumed. You can unquestionably feel a little heart broken by hearing from your guide the stories of the Jews in the camp built here. While moving towards Warsaw, whose people fought the Nazis and you will hear their superb tale in the Warsaw Uprising Museum.

Day 4: Warsaw – Explore the Old Beautiful Town

You now ought to see the beautiful Warsaw of today that is a colorfully vibrant city, which during the last two decades has reinvented itself. Move towards the cultural heart of the city and the Stalin’s Museum of Science. Your personal guide will tell you the stories about the Soviet rule. You can then look to see Museum of History of Polish Jews and hear various eye-opening tales. National Military Museum can be your spot to spend your afternoon and the artefacts will be wonderful things to notice. Today will make you to admire Poland and Warsaw for whatever it has achieved in the past. If you have availed an all-inclusive package Europe for Poland, you can get your trip designed very easily.

Day 5: Krakow –The Cultural Centre of Poland

On your 5th day, you can take some time to notice the farmlands and villages of Poland from the train. Just look through the window and ponder over what all you have experienced. Krakow is considered as the cultural heart of the country and as ruins of the World War II. At the time of Hitler, Krakow was ruled by his Lawyer who commanded the Nazi occupation from medieval Wawel Castle. On the afternoon of this day, your guide will take you to the tour of the city and will familiarize you with the events that occurred in the city. This place tells a small piece of the story that happened in the entire Poland. And, you have the entire evening to wander around the city!

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