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Communism Tour of Nowa Huta
For lovers of history we offer a particular trip to Kraków. The city itself is considered to be one of the most fabulous in due to its specific historical atmosphere, its monuments and legends connected with them. In 1978, the centre of Kraków, together with the district of Kazimierz, was listed at UNESCO World Culture and National Heritage Site. Now, you have the opportunity to get familiar with communism times in Krakow - by Nowa Huta.


1st  day
Arrival in Kraków, lunch and accommodation in Hotel in Krakow. 
After a short break departure for a guided tour via the beautiful streets of Old Town in Kraków and the largest market square in Europe – Rynek Główny (in medieval Europe it was the meeting place of Kraków burghers and merchants from all over the Europe), you can meet inhabitants sitting in the gardens of pubs and restaurants of Kraków and hear the Bugle Call, played from the taller tower of St. Mary’s Church every hour to four sides of the world. Entrance to the St. Mary’s Church with one of the largest Gothic altars in Europe which was carved in linden wood by Master Veit Stoss. 
Further sightseeing along  Royal Route to Kazimierz District (Jewish District in Krakow ).
At the present Kazimierz is one of the most popular districts of the city, thanks to its rich tradition and the atmosphere enabling us to feel the „spirit” of its former inhabitants. Dinner in Kazimierz district with the concert of Klezmer music.
 
 

2nd day 
After breakfast guided tour of Kraków, including entrance to Wawel Castle (The Polish Acropolis. Originally Romanesque, later Gothic, the castle is mostly a Renaissance construction in its present form) and Collegium Maius (the oldest preserved building of the Jagiellonian University, founded by The Royal Act at 12th May 1364, dates back to the early 15th century. The museum’s rich collection includes objects related to Nicolas Copernicus, who studied at the Krakow’ s Academy, old Arabian astronomic instruments, including famous early-16th century globe with a representation of America). 
Lunch in the restaurant in Old Town . 
In the afternoon: Visit the district of Nowa Huta,"Stalin's gift to Krakow ", and discover a centrally-planned Socialist city, complete with steel works and tenement houses built in the Renaissance style of the Soviets. This unique district was meant to be a model communist city, but later came to be one of the centres of revolution and resistance within , leading to the eventual overthrow of the Communist government. During our in-depth guided tour, you will travel back in time in a JELCZ 272 aka - THE CUCUMBER , to experience the wonders of this one-of-a-kind city. Not only will discover how the average Pole lived, worked and played under Communism, but stories and anecdotes from your Guide will bring the "good ol' days" back to life!You’ll get a first hand taste of everyday life in during the 1970s in our exclusive and unchanged genuine Communist apartment. This tour also includes the rare opportunity to eat pickled cucumbers and toast the “good ol’ days” with our close friend, and Communist relic, Mr. Vieslav. Plus we’ll even let you try your hand at driving the trusty Trabant! At the and of this tour you will have a dinner at Communist-era restaurant. 

  

3rd day
After breakfast departure to Wieliczka Salt Mine – one of the most ancient mines in the world. It has been operating since the 13th century with no intermissions. In 1978, it was listed as UNESCO World Culture and National Heritage Site. The tourist route open for visitors connects three levels, and reaches 135 meters under the surface. Besides the Tourist Route, the underground passages and chambers house the Kraków Salt - Works Museum creates one of the largest mining-related museums in Europe.
After lunch transfer to the airport in Kraków.

  

At the end each member of the group will get a nice souvenir to remember the stay in magnificent city - Krakow.









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