Tour May 16-25, 2017

Itinerary for Faith Pedowitz and family:

WARSAW

Arrival in Warsaw

Transfer to the Bristol hotel and check in. It takes approx. 30 minutes to get to the hotel.

Optional afternoon guided tour in Warsaw

Dinner on your own

Overnight in Warsaw
Bristol Hotel

WARSAW

Breakfast at the hotel

Private guided tour of Warsaw, including a session at the Genealogy Center, Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, followed by a welcome by Taube Center Director, at Taube Center offices.

WARSAW AS A PALIMPSEST: MULTIPLE LAYERS OF JEWISH LIFE

Guided tour of Plac Grzybowski and Prozna Street with a visit to the Nozyk Synagogue, an iconic symbol of Jewish continuity in Warsaw, visit to the Okopowa Jewish cemetary in Warsaw

The tour continues from the Umschlagplatz, the deportation center, and follows the Route of Martyrdom and Struggle, which includes Mila 18, to the Museum Plaza

1,000 YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE IN POLAND

Lunch at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Private guided tour through the Core Exhibition exploring 1000 Years of the Polish-Jewish History

Evening at leisure

Dinner on your own

Overnight in Warsaw
Bristol Hotel

WARSAW

Breakfast at the hotel

Full-day tour of Ostrow Mazowiecki, and Treblinka Memorial-Museum.

Optional visit to Tykocin.

Lunch in Tykocin on your own

Dinner in Warsaw on your own

Overnight in Warsaw
Bristol Hotel

WARSAW/LODZ/KRAKOW

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure to Lodz

LODZ – CITY OF FOUR CULTURES: THE “PROMISED LAND” OF 19TH-CENTURY POLAND & CONTEMPORARY POLISH-JEWISH LIFE IN TRANSITION

Guided tour of Lodz which will include visits to the Jewish cemetery; the Radegast memorial; meeting with the Jewish community leadership; visit to the Matanel Kindergarten, and a session at the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center

Time to enjoy Manufaktura, Israel Poznanski’s former textile factory complex

Lunch in Lodz on your own

Drive to Krakow

Dinner on your own

Overnight in Krakow
Sheraton Hotel

KRAKOW

Breakfast at the hotel

Early departure for Auschwitz-Birkenau

INTO THE HEART OF DARKNESS

Private study tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum

Lunch (place to be confirmed, depending of the length of the visit) on your own

Dinner on your own

Overnight in Krakow
Sheraton Hotel

KRAKOW

Breakfast at the hotel

Your tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby

Walking tour through Krakow’s Old Town
– Main Market Square: St Mary’s church, Cloth Hall and Town-hall Tower
– remnants of medieval city walls with Barbican
– St Florian Gate, St Francis Church
– Grodzka and Florianska street
– Colegius Maius
– Wawel Hill with Cathedral

Lunch on your own

Walk through Kazimierz

Visit to Galicia Jewish Museum
Meeting with Jakub Nowakowski, Director

Visit to the Krakow Jewish Community Center

Walking tour of Kazimierz:
– Szeroka street
– Remuh Synagogue and cemetery
– Temple Synagogue
– Old and Izaak Synagogue
– Plac Nowy Square

Dinner

Overnight in Krakow
Sheraton Hotel

KRAKOW

Breakfast at the hotel

Your tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby

Transfer to Podgorze by taxi

Visit to former Krakow ghetto area
– Ghetto Heroes Square,
– former ghetto wall on Lwowska Street
– former Jewish institutions buildings: Judenrat, orphanages, hospitals

Visiting Schindler Factory Museum

Lunch on your own

Afternoon and evening at leisure

Dinner on your own

Overnight in Krakow
Sheraton Hotel

Lublin or Kazimierz Dolny

Breakfast at the hotel

Optional tour in Wieliczka salt mine

Drive from Krakow to Lublin via Tarnow, Rzeszow, Lancut

Lunch in Rzeszow on your own

Private guided tour of Kazimierz Dolny

Dinner in Kazimierz Dolny on your own

Overnight in Kazimierz
Hotel Krol Kazimierz

Kazimierz Dolny/Lublin with Majdanek

Breakfast at the hotel

Private guided tour of Lublin and Majdanek

Lunch in Lublin on your own

Drive to Warsaw

Overnight in Warsaw
Bristol Hotel

Note: This itinerary may be subject to minor changes

 

The Taube Jewish Heritage Tours total fee (based on 7 participants) is: 74,902.13 PLN.

Fee per person: 10,700.30 PLN

Deposit 25% – 2,675, 08 PLN

The balance (8,025.24 PLN) should be paid by April 16.

The fee includes:

  • 1 single and 3 double rooms in hotels as in intinerary
  • Private transportation in air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi on-board.
  • Private guiding services
  • Entrance tickets as indicated in the itinerary,
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Accommodation for driver/tour assistant
  • Tour materials and resources
  • Program consultations and assistance

The fee does not include:

  • Additional entrance fees
  • Additional city transportation or taxis
  • Gratuities
  • Insurance
  • Airfare
  • Meals

 

Our service includes special sessions with community leaders and members.

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