Warsaw to Krakow

Holiday Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Warsaw
  • Sightseeing in Poznan
  • Two nights at the 5* Hotel Bristol, Warsaw
  • Two nights at the 5* Grand Hotel, Krakow
  • Travel by a variety of Polish trains
  • 6 day Polish InterRail pass
  • 8 days from £1,360pp

Series 3, Episode 3 Great Continental Railway Journeys. We follow Portillo deep into central Europe to explore a country where east meets west: Poland. A 6-day rail journey that allows plenty of time to sample the elegant and artistic atmosphere of Warsaw, Lodz, Poznan and Krakow.


Day 1

Fly from Heathrow to Warsaw. Stay 2 nights at the 5* Hotel Bristol.

Day 2

Free day based in Warsaw. You may wish to find the cubes containing reproductions of Canaletto paintings showing how little the city scape has changed. Maybe you will take a horse-drawn carriage, or stop for lunch in the Jewish quarter. Make some time to stroll through Łazienki Park.

Day 3

Transfer by train to the former industrial heartland of Łodz for an overnight stay.

Day 4

Travel from Łodz for Poznan. Stay for 2 nights.

Day 5

Free day based in Poznan. You could visit the Wolstyn Experience where steam engines still haul commuter trains, though it is rumoured that the steam may be suspended.

Day 6

Travel from Poznan to Krakow. Stay for 2 nights at the Grand Hotel.

Day 7

Free day based in Krakow - why not have lunch in a milk bar? But don't forget to try the preztels!

Day 8

Flight from Krakow to London Gatwick.

Price Includes

  • Flights as specified
  • Standard class travel as shown
  • 3 hotel nights B&B in 3* hotels with en suite facilities
  • 4 hotel nights B&B in 5* hotels with en suite facilities

Price per person

From £1,360 per person sharing

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