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Warsaw Christmas Market City Break

From £255 pp

Poland, Warsaw

4 Days / 3 Nights

Min 2

Warsaw Christmas Market City Break

What You'll Do

Enjoy an magical Christmas Market break in Warsaw. Experience the Christmas culture and traditions soak up the festive atmosphere sample traditional Christmas food and drinks and get to see some of the real Warsaw.

You will be picked up from the airport and taken to your city centre hotel to start your Christmas markets break.  After taking some time to settle in and freshen up, your guide will meet you for a relaxed stroll around the wonderful Warsaw Christmas market, full of stalls selling traditional Polish festive foods and drinks, gifts and decorations. You will learn about the culture and traditions around Christmas in Poland, sample some of the wonderful local delicacies and perhaps pick up a few souvenirs.

The next day will start with a tour in a vintage Fiat car, reminiscent of the communist era, and you will take a journey back in time to Warsaw’s Old Town. Your fun and knowledgable local guide tell you all about the history of the city and at the end of your tours you’ll will head over to the Polish Vodka Museum to learn everything about the origins and traditions surrounding this Polish spirit. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to learn how to make, and to taste traditional Polish dumplings!

Your last full day will be a day at leisure for you to revisit the market or to discover more of this vibrant city on your own , or you could choose to take an optional excursions. It’s your choice.

Experience
Highlights

Visit the Warsaw Christmas market

Learn about the history and culture of the city

Enjoy local food and learn how to make it

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Experience Itinerary

Arrival and Christmas Market

On your arrival at Warsaw airport you will be met and taken by private transfer to your city centre hotel.

Once you have had a chance to settle in your local guide will meet you and you will take a leisurely walk around the vibrant magical Chirstmas market. The marke has an array of stalls selling traditional festive food and drinks, trinkets, gifts and decorations. You will get to try grilled Oscypek (smoked sheep’s cheese from the Polish mountains) accompanied by a cup of delicious warming mulled wine. Learn about Polish Christmas traditions and perhaps buy some souvenirs to take home. Immerse yourself in the festive season the traditional polish way!

Spend the evening at your leisure ,continue to browse the market or try one of the many bars and restaurants of this wonderful city.

Accommodation: 

4* Polonia Palace in Warsaw

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Old Town and Dumplings

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up in a vintage Fiat 125p or Nysa and your  guide will take you on a journey back in time. You will tour around the Old Town of Warsaw taking a walk around this magnificent UNESCO world heritage site. You will learn about how it was almost completely destroyed in the second world war and about the buildings that survived. You will see the Royal Castle Square and admire the beauty of the  churches, parks and palaces along the Royal Route, before ending at the Polish Vodka Museum where you will learn about the origins, traditions and culture of Vodka throughout Poland’s history, and get to taste some too!

In the afternoon a wonderful introduction to the art of preparing Polish dumplings!  Your chef will explain all about the origins of dumplings or ” pierogi” and then will teach you the recipes and techniques for  preparing the most delicious dumplings, with both meat and vegetarian fillings; kneading the dough, folding  and filling the dumplings and  the secrets to making them really tasty! Lastly, at the end of the cooking class, you will enjoy a plate full of dumplings, so make sure you come to the class HUNGRY!

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Free day in Warsaw

Today, enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then you have the day at leisure to return to the market or to explore more of this wonderful city in its Chrismas splendour.

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Departure day

Today is your departure day from vibrant festive warsaw, and after breakfast at your hotel you will be collected for your  transfer to the airport and your flight home, taking with you some wonderful memories of this lovely city and possibly a suitcase full of christmas souvenirs!

Location Information

The capital of Poland has plenty to offer any traveller. With plenty of history and culture as well as great nightlife to get stuck into. With lots of bars and restaurants, there is never a dull moment in Warsaw and always something to keep you entertained.

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  • Local guides
  • Entrance to excursions
  • Private transfers during trip
  • Breakfast