The Wolsztyn Steam Experience – North West Poland
- 4 full days of steam travel
- See Poland from the nostalgia of a steam train
- Lots of photo opportunities
- Footplate rides (at extra cost)
- 2-night stay in Spa hotel with indoor pool
- 8 days from £1,530pp
Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 25 June 2019
Travel out to Poland by rail to join the Wolsztyn Experience for an unforgettable 4-day steam-hauled trip. Cover the North West corner of Poland, travelling around Szczecin and returning via Kostrzyn. Travel along the Ostbahn to Gorzow Wielkopolska and the Miedzyrzecz Parade, after which there will be a parallel running on the Berlin Main Line with another train from the Parade.
Day 1 – To Berlin
Leave London St Pancras on a morning Eurostar and travel via Brussels and Cologne to Berlin. Arrive late evening for a 1-night stay at the InterCity Hotel which is located right next to the railway station.
Day 2 – Arrive Wolsztyn
Travel by regional trains from Berlin to Wolsztyn. Once in Wolsztyn you are guests of the Wolsztyn Experience, who will be running the trains, and your accommodation for tonight will be the Ostroja Hotel, a spa hotel with an indoor pool.
Day 3 – Steam Day 1
Today you begin your Wolsztyn Experience, beginning with a one-way journey from Wolsztyn - Poznan - Szczecin - Trzebiez - Szczecin Niebuszewo. You will be based in Szczecin for the next 3 nights, at a hotel to be confirmed. Details of footplate rides, at additional cost, and photo opportunities during the Wolsztyn Experience will be available nearer the time.
Day 4 – Steam Day 2
Today’s steam train route will be Szczecin - Goleniow - Miedzyzdroje - Swinoujscie - Kamien Pomorskie - Szczecin.
Day 5 – Steam Day 3
Another full day of steam beginning in Szczecin Gl - Szczecin Port Centralny - Stargard - Choszczno - Bialogard - Kolobrzeg - Ustronie Morskie - Gryfice - Szczecin.
Day 6 – More Steam and a Parallel Run
Your route today will be Szczecin - Kostrzyn - Gorzow Wkp - Miedzyrzecz - Wierzbro - Skwierzyna - Zbaszynek - Wolsztyn. Today’s excursion will include the parallel running on the Berlin Main Line. On arrival in Wolsztyn you will be transferred for a second, overnight stay at the Ostroja Hotel.
Day 7 – To Cologne
Transfer to Zbaszynek for rail travel to Cologne via Berlin. Arrive early evening for a 1-night stay at the Ibis Köln am Dom which is situated in the railway station.
Day 8 – Return Home
Take a morning train from Cologne to Brussels to connect with the lunchtime Eurostar back to London.
InterCity Hotel, Berlin
Ostroja Hotel, Wolsztyn
Ibis Köln am Dom, Cologne
Please note - hotels can be subject to change
- All rail travel as specified in standard class (upgrades available)
- 7 nights' accommodation in en suite rooms on a bed and breakfast basis
- All steam excursions as outlined plus any necessary transfers within Poland
Price per person
From £1,530 per person sharing
Single room supplement £190
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