Architecture lovers

 

Visiting Krakow with a guide, walking around the city to see the most beautiful architectural monuments of Krakow.

Krakow is one of the most culturally and politically significant cities in Poland. It was the central site of the Nazi General Government during WWII, and there’s still a residual feeling of solemnity here that’s especially apparent during visits to the Plaszow Concentration Camp and the Oskar Schindler Factory. Both the Historic City Centre and the Jewish District are brimming with cafés, shops, and pubs, and the 10-acre Main Market Square is a medieval feast for the senses.

 

 

The greatest empire in Renaissance Europe was born in Lublin in Lesser Poland in 1569. The Union of Lublin created the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and Lublin, on the old road from Kraków to Vilnius, was the place where the document was signed.

Lublin’s Old Town is guarded by two gates and has a Renaissance castle in its former citadel outside the former walls. On the historic streets are elegant burgher houses, and just below the surface is a system of interconnected cellars with exhibits about the city. On a sadder note, the story of Lublin’s Jewish population is both harrowing and interesting, not least because the city has one of the only complete Nazi death camps.

 

 

Zamość and Zwierzyniec are little known in Poland but full of history! During the bike ride around the Roztoczański National Park you will see the beauty of untouched nature. 

The Zwierzyniec settlement was established in the 16th century by the Zamoyski family. One of the features here is an artificial lake with a number of small islands – one of them contains monuments of the hounds belonging to the Polish Queen Marysieńka Sobieska.

Zamość is a unique example of a Renaissance town in Central Europe, consistently designed and built in accordance with the Italian theories of the “ideal town,” on the basis of a plan which was the result of perfect cooperation between the open-minded founder, Jan Zamoyski, and the outstanding architect, Bernardo Morando. Zamość is an outstanding example of an innovative approach to town planning, combining the functions of an urban ensemble, a residence, and a fortress in accordance with a consistently implemented Renaissance concept. The result of this is a stylistically homogeneous urban composition with a high level of architectural and landscape values. A real asset of this great construction was its creative enhancement with local artistic architectural achievements.

 

 

What next? Kazimierz Dolny, sightseeing of the city with a guide, ferry crossing on the other side of the river and visiting the castle in Janowiec!

Kazimierz Dolny is one of the most picturesque towns in all of Poland. It is also a genuine architectural gem and one of the most precious and enchanting places in Poland. It is also one of the most famous tourist and leisure sites in Poland and abroad. Its tradition as a summer resort and an artists’ colony date back to the early 1900s. Kazimierz is also famous for its connection with the art and for being a mecca of the art world. Many artists run their art galleries and workshops here, while others come to the town to paint outdoors. The uniqueness of the town derives from its rich cultural heritage and the legacy of the painting, writing and artistic bohemia.

 

 

Kozłówka, where the fully authentic Polish aristocratic residence is located, is located very close to Lublin and it also has a very rich history.

Erected around 1742 for the Bieliński family, after the design by Józef Fontana, the palace has been owned by the Zamoyski family since 1799. Redeveloped 1897-1914 by Konstanty Zamoyski, it has preserved its original Second-Empire-style dcor from the late 19th and early years of 20th century.

 

 

And maybe after visiting museums and cities, you would like to spend some time in the nature? Then we can take you to the Soliborski Landscape Park. Accommodation in tree houses? Why not! A day spent on physical activities in contact with nature will surely refresh your mind!

We encourage you to get acquainted with our offer, which includes interesting short and long trips. You can also choose themed or price-based travel. Keep in mind that we also offer customized travel, so write to us if you are unable to find something to your liking or would like to combine certain attractions from our offer. We will do our best to figure out the travel plan right for you! Travel Poland with us!