Summary – “So much to see, we thought we spread it over two days…”
This amazing two day tour is quite simply amazing and is the perfect choice for anyone wanting to experience something different while exploring the more rural parts of South East Poland. The main attraction of this tour are the wooden churches, all of which were added to the UNESCO heritage list as examples of surviving Gothic churches built in horizontal log technique.
Even though these are actually Roman Catholic churches, they are typical to a style more noticeable in the Middle East. There are similar churches found in Romania (the Maramures region) and in Slovakia.
These churches were usually founded by local rich nobility. And other similar Orthodox wooden churches can be found further to the east in Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine.
08:00 – Leave from Krakow – Pickup and meet English-speaking driver
10:00 – Mediaeval Bochnia Salt Mines
13:30 – Tarnow city – an interesting and beautiful Renaissance -style city for lunch break
16:00 – Wooden church in Binarowa (St. Michael Archangel’s Church,16th century)
18:00 – Wooden church in Sekowa (St. Philip and Jacob Apostels’ Church, 16th century)
20:00 – Arrival to Gorlice, dinner and accommodation at a *** hotel
08:00 – Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 – Visit Krynica – A popular spa resort under the Jaworzyna Mountains.
12:00 – Optionally lunch in Krynica
15:00 – Visit Bobowa, pre WWII settlement, synagogue, Jewish cemetery
17:00 – Wooden church in Lipnica Murowana (St. Leonard Church, the 15th century)
20:00 – Arrival in Krakow
Duration: 48 hours
Prices start from 179 GBP per person
(Based on 6 people)
Included in the price
• Guide service (English-speaking driver/guide),
• Reservations and entrance fees to unique churches,
• Accommodation and breakfasts in Gorlice,
• Entrance fees to Wieliczka Salt Mines,
• Special Polish Dinner
• Private transfers
Full transfers included in the price