Prague & Krakow History

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Prague and Krakow make the perfect companions for your students to explore history on their next study trip.  This is a two centre study trip.

Combining Prague with Krakow makes perfect sense considering not only their geographical proximity, but also the history of Krakow which mirrors and contradicts that of Prague.  Krakow, which was fortunately spared destruction during World War II, now houses more artworks and historic buildings than any other Polish city. On a trip to the medieval city, Krakow, your students can learn all about the atrocities committed by the Nazis in nearby concentration camps. Krakow is blessed with many historical landmarks and monuments which symbolise Europe’s turbulent past.

Prague is blessed with a beautiful facade that evokes majesty, yet delve a little deeper and your students will quickly unearth a fascinating and at times, dark history linked to the Roman Empire, World War I & II and the Velvet Revolution.  Your students will be able to explore these sites to see how they helped to shape Prague

Your students can have an unforgettable experience on this history tour and visit some amazing landmarks. Some visits include the Terezin Concentration Camp, a Walking Tour Of Kazimierz and the Schindlers Factory Museums.

Contact Adaptable Travel today to find out more about this fascinating history study trip.

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Bangor GB
I led a group of 25 students and two staff from Bangor University from 7th-11th April 2019 to Krakow. It was a very successful trip. All the students were positive about the experience. We were impressed with our guides. They were highly educated either doing a relevant master's course or PhD. We were very lucky with warm and sunny weather.
Confirmed traveller: 07 April 2019
Published on: 14 April 2019
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London GB
Tour guide was useless and wan't interacting with students at all. She just carried on talking even if no one was there to listen. Accommodation was clean and friendly but next to a railway and we could hear trains rushing trough all day all night. We paid for services that never been booked or organised so missed out on a lot. We ad to wait for 2 hours for our coach upon arrival to Gatwick. Adaptable refused to take any responsibilities. I would never travel with them again.
Confirmed traveller: 25 January 2019
Published on: 05 February 2019
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Birmingham GB
The hotel was great with friendly and helpful staff. Helped us with food and directions. One incident that was not positive was when the receptionist from the hotel kindly called the transport company for us on our return to the airport and she was spoken to very rudely and abruptly.

The tour guide for Auschwitz was very good. The A Level History students greatly benefitted from a guide with expert knowledge.

The guide for the walking tour was too detailed and often stopped at every site which was not necessary. She did have great level of knowledge but it was not all necessary for the tour. The guide for the walking tour was very helpful in guiding us to the use of public transport.
Confirmed traveller: 24 January 2019
Published on: 04 February 2019
Old Royal Palace
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Project Krakow Learning Materials
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Powder Tower
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Visit
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St. George's Basilica
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Kazimierz Walking Tour
Kazimierz was the centre of Jewish life in Krakow for over 500 years bef... Read more
Schindler's Route & Schindler's Factory Tour
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Jewish Museum
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Karlstejn Castle
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Terezin Concentration Camp
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Alexander II Hotel, 3*

Location: Conveniently located in central Krakow 10 minutes walk from Krakow’s ... Read more

A&O Hostel

Location: Only a few steps from the Railway station Holesovice. Less than 15 minutes ... Read more

Pivovar Hotel, 2*

Location: Close to the city centre of Prague, located about 500m from the metro statio... Read more

Wyspianski Hotel, 3* Superior

Location: Situated right in the centre of Krakow, next to the Old Town – ... Read more

Botel Admiral, 3*

Location: Botel Admiral is anchored in Prague’s city centre between Vysehrad and Pala... Read more

Logos Hotel 3*

Location: In the centre of Krakow, just minutes walk from the ‘Green Planty’ which sur... Read more

Hotel Astoria

Location: Located in Krakow’s Kazimierz Jewish District, just 200 yards from the Old S... Read more

Aparthotel Miodowa

Location: Located in the heart of Krakow just a short walk from the banks of the ... Read more

Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Day 1:
-Coach departs your institute
-Arrive Prague (via Dover - Calais ferry)
-Transfer to accommodation
-Evening Meal

Day 2:
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Begin tour of Prague, including visits to the Old Royal Palace (Prague Castle), St. George's Basilica and Powder Tower.
-Free time
-Evening Meal

Day 3:
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Visit to the Terezin Concentration Camp
-Evening Meal

Day 4:
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Depart Prague and travel to Krakow
-Free time
-Evening Meal 

Day 5:
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Visit to Auschwitz
-Arrive back at hotel
-Free time
-Evening Meal

Day 6: 
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Walking tour of Kazimierz
-Visit to Schindler's Factory Museum
-Free time for lunch and sightseeing
-Depart hotel, tranfers to Calais 

Day 7: 
-Arrive UK (via Calais - Dover ferry)
-Travel back to institute

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