Dear Friends

I would like to introduce to you our Luxury Tour. We’re going to Poland  with John from Lightning Videos, and I’ll be your tour leader and will take first class care of you. You will receive a free 4 hour DVD which captures all the exciting moments of YOU being there! We will be staying in first class hotels and provided with excellent food and entertaiment constantly. Also, only available with my tours, you will experience meeting extraordinairy people of Poland as well as seeing the famous landmarks of Poland.

Over 40 times with pride I lead groups to Poland of 80 to 220 people. Each time for our “From the Mountains to the Sea” and I will do it again.

Jan Lewan

Farewell Poland Tour with Jan Lewan – September 3 – 15, 2018

All inclusive tour cost from New York/JFK: $3,990 per person
Single room supplement: $790

Flights from other cities are available on request.

In twelve unforgettable days we will journey across Poland from the majestic Tatra Mountains and the medieval treasures of Krakow to the amber capital of Gdansk on the Baltic Coast. En route we pray at the Czestochowa shrine and admire the heroic capital of Warsaw raised from ruins of WWII. We will stay in excellent, centrally located hotels, dine in fine restaurants, have plenty of time for shopping and enjoying new attractions every day arranged just for you!

You will be escorted by me, the BEST host of tours to Poland. Jan will accompany you every step of the way and give you a unique presentation of Poland.

Join me for an unforgettable experience, full of entertainment, fabulous food and excellent service!

Tour includes:
Round trip flights • Accommodations in fine hotels
• Two meals daily • Private sightseeing tours • Deluxe air-conditioned coach
• Baggage handling • All entrance fees and taxes • Professional guides
• Performances by Polish folk ensembles • All U.S. and Polish departure taxes
Fuel surcharges and fees • Professional video of your tour

 To preserve memories of your tour you will receive a 4-hour DVD recorded by Lightning Videos!

Our hotels:

KRAKOW – Holidy Inn
ZAKOPANE – Belvedere
WARSAW – Sofitel Victoria
GDANSK – Mercure Old Town

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Early reservations will guarantee lowest airfares!

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Tour Itinerary

Sep. 3/Mon – USA – WARSAW – KRAKOW.

This evening, we board an overnight transatlantic flight for Krakow with meals and movies on board.

Sep. 4/Tue – KRAKOW.

Upon arrival at the Balice Airport, we’ll be met by our guide and settle-in at the comfortable hotel in city center. Time to unpack, change money and relax. (D)

Sep. 5/Wed – KRAKOW.

On our first day in Poland we will discover the medieval treasures of Krakow, city of legends and traditions which was spared destruction of World War II. Walking tour of the Old Town includes the impressive Wawel Hill with the Coronation Cathedral from where Polish kings ruled for four centuries. You can spend an afternoon at leisure or take an optional tour to Wieliczka Salt Mines, the oldest in Europe, and discover its underground world of wonders carved from salt. For dinner we invite you to a local restaurant were we’ll be entertained by a folklore ensemble. (B, D)

Sep. 6/Thu – KRAKOW.

Today we enjoy a whole day at leisure to spend as we please, shopping for souvenirs at the Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) dating back to the 14th century, relaxing in a sidewalk cafe, or visiting world class museums. An optional excursion to Auschwitz, former Nazi concentration camp, now a martyrdom museum, will be offered. (B, D)


After breakfast we depart to the resort of Zakopane hidden in the majestic Tatras to relax in our SPA Hotel. Our route leads through the picturesque Chocholow village with unique architecture. This evening dinner is in a typical mountaineers cottage were we join the local “Gorale” ensemble. (B, D)

Sep. 8/Sat – ZAKOPANE.

Our exciting tour continues with an enjoyable day in this charming resort area. A funicular will take us to the Gubalowka mountain peak for a breathtaking views of the Tatras where we have time to browse a local bazaar for souvenirs. For dinner in a local restaurant, we are going in style, by horse drawn carriages. (B, D)

Sep. 9/Sun – ZAKOPANE.

Today we drive to Pieniny National Park for a nine-mile musical fun ride on rafts down the Dunajec River. After delicious lunch we return to Zakopane for evening at leisure. (B, L)

Sep. 10/Mon – ZAKOPANE – Czestochowa – WARSAW.

This morning we journey to Czestochowa, pilgrimage center of Poland. We gather for an emotional Mass in the shrine of the miraculous icon of the Black Madonna. Pauline Father will give us a special tour of the Jasna Gora Monastery and its treasures. Then on to the Polish capital and settle-in at our deluxe hotel a short walk to the old town. (B, L)

Sep.11/Tue – WARSAW.

After buffet breakfast, a half day city tour of Warsaw, includes the colorful Old Town with St. John’s Cathedral and the Royal Castle Square. Royal Route leads us to the beautiful Lazienki Park with the famous monument of Polish composer, F. Chopin. This evening’s dinner is planned in a local restaurant with more entertainment and a folklore performance. (B, D)

Sep. 12/Wed – WARSAW – GDANSK.

After breakfast we journey for the Baltic Coast and the city of Gdansk, maritime center of Poland. (B, L)

Sep. 13/Thu – GDANSK.

Start the day with a visit to the amber factory and do some shopping at factory prices. Return to Gdansk for a comprehensive tour of this beautiful city, splendidly restored to its former glory when it was one of the most prosperous ports of Europe in the middle ages including a newly opened Museum of WWII. Lunch is planned especially for us on the “Pirate” ship as we sail to Westerplatte where first shots of WWII were fired. Balance of the day is at leisure. (B, L)

Sep. 14/Fri – GDANSK.

This morning you may choose an optional excursion to the Malbork Castle. This fascinating medieval structure, is the biggest brick castle in Europe, built according to the most modern defense methods of the times. Highlight of the day is the Chopin music concert in Jan’s family home with champagne and Polish doughnuts, “paczki”. Return to Gdansk via Lenin’s Shipyard, the birthplace of Solidarity. At this evening’s farewell dinner we will enjoy a performance by the Kaszuby ensemble presenting folklore of the region. (B, D)

Sep. 15/Sat – GDANSK-USA.

After buffet breakfast, we depart for the airport, bid “do widzenia” to our guide and fly home. (B)

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