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André Rieu in Krakow, 16 June 2021
|5 days and 4 nights|
André Rieu in Krakow
4-days, only €1239pps
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.
Fly Dublin-Krakow with Ryanair operated by Buzz Airlines. Flight departs Dublin at 19:25 and arrives Krakow 23:20 (please note that flight times are subject to airlines discretion). On arrival in Krakow, meet your local guide and transfer to the 4* Grand Ascot Hotel where you are booked for three-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 great European cuisine make this hotel a great place to stay.
On arrival, check into the hotel.
This morning, explore Krakow with our local guide, via coach and on foot. 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 (interior visit) with its wooden alterpiece carved by Veit Stoss.
Remainder of day at leisure.
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.
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.
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 21:20 and arrives Dublin 23:20.
• Return flight from Dublin, taxes and transfers
• Four-nights in the four-star Grand Hotel Krakow with breakfast
• City tour of Krakow
• Visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mines
• Three-course 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
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.