THE ROAD HOME

 

A special tour of Poland to reconnect with your roots
Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut
and the Northeast
May 3, 2014 through May 15, 2014

 


The trip cost is $2,795* per person, double occupancy.  There will be an additional $350 fee for single occupancy.  The cost includes airfare between New York JFK and Warsaw, hotels, two meals daily, professional tour guide, private tour bus, and admission for scheduled attractions.

You must sign up for the trip by January 2, 2014, submit a $100 non-refundable deposit and fill out the pre-trip questionnaire.

Payment for 50% of the trip (non-refundable) is required by February 1, 2014.

Non-refundable payment in full is required by March 1, 2013.

You must have a valid passport for this trip.

If you are traveling alone, would you want a roommate and save the single supplement charge?  Please let us know if you would like a roommate and we will try to accommodate you.

* Price subject to change due to fluctuations in the exchange rate or airline fees.

 

INDIVIDUAL VILLAGE DAY TRIPS

There are a limited number of day trips available so you can travel to your ancestral village.  There will be an additional cost for this service.  The village must be within 75 miles of a city we are visiting. 

Requests must be submitted by January 2, 2014.  We will notify you by January 20, 2014 if your trip is possible and the cost for the trip.  The village day trip must be paid in full by February 1, 2014. 

Two professional genealogists will serve as tour escorts - Jonathan Shea, an Accredited Genealogist from New Britain, CT and Aleksandra Kacprzak, Grudziądz., Poland will be available to answer genealogy questions on a daily basis.

DAILY ITINERARY                                                   

Saturday, May 3 
     Depart from New York on LOT overnight flight.

Sunday, May 4
     Arrive in Warsaw: Tour of Old Town and Royal Castle. 
    
After lunch, depart for Łomża.  Dinner in Łomża. 
    
Overnight in Łomża.

 

Monday, May 5
     Presentation at the State Archives.  Tour of Łomża, Town Square,
     St. Michael’s Cathedral, and Łomża Fort.  Free time for research in the
     Archive.  Village visit day for those with arranged village trips. Overnight in Łomża.
 

   
Tuesday, May 6    
     Visit to Białystok and Wasiłków.  Visit to the wooden mosque in the Muslim
     village of Kruszyniany.  After lunch, depart for Zamość.  Dinner and
     overnight in Zamość.

Wednesday, May 7
      Tour of Zamość and the Fort.  After lunch, depart for Przemysl.  Tour the Old
     Town at Przemysl.  Overnight in Przemysl.

Thursday, May 8
     Visit to the Przemysl State Archives.  Free time for research in the Archive
     Village visit day for those with arranged village trips.  After lunch, depart for
     Krasiczyn Castle.  Overnight in Sanok.

Friday, May 9
     Visit the outdoor Ethnographic Museum in Sanok.  After lunch, depart for
     Zakopane.  Dinner in Zakopane with a folk dancing and music show.
    
Overnight in Zakopane.

Saturday, May 10
      River raft ride on the Dunajec River and a visit to scenic mountain overlook.
    
Free time for shopping in Zakopane.  Overnight in Zakopane.

 Sunday, May 11
     Morning departure to Wieliczka and visit the Salt Mines.  Depart for Kraków
     and tour Wawel Castle. Overnight in Kraków.

Monday, May 12
     Morning visit to Oświęcim (Auschwitz) or Zywiec. Tour of Kraków including
     Old Town, Cloth Hall, St. Mary’s Church, Underground Museum, and the
     Kosciuśzko Mound.  Free time for shopping. Overnight in Kraków.

Tuesday, May 13
     Morning departure for Częstochowa.  Visit the Monastery at Częstochowa
     and the Black Madonna icon.  After lunch, depart for Warsaw.  Overnight in
     Warsaw.

Wednesday, May 14
     Tour of Warsaw including Warsaw Uprising Museum and Łazienki Palace and
     Park. Free time for shopping.  Overnight in Warsaw.

Thursday, May 15
     After breakfast, depart to New York.


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