André Rieu in Krakow, 14 June 2020

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
5 days and 4 nights
Poland (Krakow)
Ireland (Dublin)

Description

 

André Rieu in Krakow

4-days, only €1059pps
Departing 14 June 2020

Direct flights from Ireland

 

BOOKING DEPOSIT 50%
Balance due 56 days prior to
tour departure date

André Rieu is back in Poland with a brand-new show! Together with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and many soloist André Rieu will give you what you’ve come to expect from his performances: the maestro conducting his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra and playing his world-famous Stradivarius violin to create a colourful concert full of surprises. The repertoire ranges from romantic, emotional ballads to the most gorgeous and celebrated waltzes.

Discover stunning Kraków! As the capital of the Małopolskie Province, Kraków is best recognized for its priceless historical monuments of culture and art. Kraków is also Poland's former royal capital and one of Europe’s most attractive cities. Discover the wealth of the medieval fairy tale city of Krakow on this enthralling André Rieu Concert Break.

 

Program

Day 1 – Sunday 14 June 2020

Your tour will start with an afternoon flight to Krakow. Your flight with Ryanair departs Dublin at 07:20 and arrives in Krakow 11:15 (flight times subject to change). On arrival in Krakow, meet your local guide and transfer to the 4* Grand Ascot Hotel in Krakow Hotel where you are booked for four-nights on a bed and breakfast basis.
Your hotel: The 4* Grand Ascot Hotel This boutique hotel is located in the heart of Krakow. An elegant building with a sophisticated interior, friendly staff and a restaurant serving European cuisine make this hotel a great place to stay.

Arrive at hotel at approximately 12:30 and check-in.
Remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 – Monday 15 June 2020 – City Tour of Krakow

This morning, explore Krakow with our local guide as you take a walk through the Old Town. Krakow’s UNESCO-listed Old Town is an architectural gem and the best way to explore is on foot. See the main city highlights including the Marketplace, the historic Cloth Hall, Wawel Castle (exterior view). Visit the medieval St. Mary’s Basilica with its wooden alterpiece carved by Veit Stoss and The National Museum with the painting of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Lady with an Ermine“.

Remainder of day at leisure.

Day 3 – Tuesday 16 June 2020 – Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine

Today, visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, to see the underground world of the oldest salt mine in Europe with its beautifully carved chambers, chapels and an underground lake: all made in salt. The Wieliczka mine is often referred to as "the Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland". In 1978 it was placed on the original UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Discover the wonders of this infamous salt city. The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to a depth of 64 metres! You’ll be led through a number of chambers and see underground lakes, shrines and salt monuments. The underground labyrinth covers 9 levels at 64 to 327 metres below the surface of the earth. Nearly 2,400 chambers are connected with sidewalks, for a total length of 245km. The first tourist trail in Wieliczka was established at the Turn of the 19th century. The trail leads through numerous drifts and galleries where evidence of mining activity has been preserved. You’ll also see examples of sacred art and themed compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends surrounding it. Wieliczka is also home to the world's largest mining heritage museum, with a collection of unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today. The tour ends at a level that’s 135 metres below the surface, and you’ll return to the surface by elevator.

Remainder of day at leisure.

Day 4 – Wednesday 17 June 2020 – Andre Rieu Concert

Morning and afternoon at leisure. In the evening, attend the highlight of your stay in Krakow – a concert performance by the wonderful André Rieu with Category 1 tickets.

Your evening will begin with pre-concert dinner in your hotel followed by an evening with Andre Rieu in concert. At the end of the evening, private coach transfer back to hotel.

Day 5 – Thursday 18 June 2020

Today, you have the day free in Krakow for independent sightseeing. In the early evening, meet your local guide for coach transfer to airport for return flight. Flight departs Krakow at 17:25 and arrives Dublin 19:25.

Price includes

• Return flight from Dublin, taxes and transfers
• Four-nights in the four-star Grand Hotel Krakow with breakfast
• City tour of Krakow
• Entrance fee to the National Museum; painting of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Lady with an Ermine“
• Visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mines
• Pre-concert dinner
• Concert evening by Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra. Enjoy sparkling entertainment, catchy waltzes and beautiful melodies with category 1 tickets.
• Free time for independent sightseeing
• Private transfers and local guide according to the programme

Price does not include

Travel Insurance

Please note that our tours do not include checked in luggage. Please note that you can carry on one piece of hand luggage up to 10 kilos. This must be within the airline hand luggage requirements. You can also carry on one small ladies handbag. Please call us on 01 888 7804 should you wish to add a checked in bag to your booking.