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Chopin 2010

Post conference excursions in Poland

The organizers will arrange four optional post-conference tours covering Poland?s world class historical monuments included in the UNESCO list:

  1. Kraków/Wieliczka

    Former capital of Poland, one of the most famous cities in Europe ? Royal Wawel Castle, St. Mary?s Basilica with its unique 15th century limewood altar, 14th century Jagiellonian Univeristy with its Collegium Maius, Main Market Square ? Europe?s largest market place with Merchant halls and the old Jewish quarter of Kazimierz.

    Wieliczka is famous for its world?s oldest operating salt mine housing several hundred chambers carved in salt and serving different purposes (museum, conference rooms, restaurants).

    It is Poland?s most frequently visited historical monument ? over 1 million domestic and international visitors.
    Price: 600 EUR

  2. Gdańsk/Malbork

    Gdańsk is an old Hanseatic city situated at the mouth of the Vistula. Through centuries it has been a rich, multicultural and multitrade city, the birthplace of the Solidarity movement led by Lech Walesa. Cultural monuments of shipbuilders and the Gdansk Shipyard where the August agreement was signed.

    Gdańsk is also a world center of amber jewellery.

    Malbork ? in the period between 14th and 16th centuries the capital of the state of the Teutonic Knights. Europe?s largest complex of Gothic defensive strongholds built of bricks.
    Price: 600 EUR

  3. Białowieża

    The only prisitine part of primal forest in the European Lowlands, divided by the border between Poland and Belarus. In the Bialowieza forest live European bisons ? the largest European land mammal. Poland has had a great share in saving and protecting this unique species.
    Price: 600 EUR

  4. Lodz

    Lodz ? referred to as the ?Polish Manchester? ? the biggest centre of textile industry in Central and Eastern Europe before the 1st World War.

    Great fortunes of industrialists such as Israel Kalmanowicz Poznański or Karol Scheibler were born here. Following their example of financial power, the city was expanded with the new magnificent residences and palaces, places of worship and large necropoles, among them the biggest Jewish cemetery in Europe.
    Price: 350 EUR