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
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.
Saturday, May 3
Depart from New York on LOT overnight
Sunday, May 4
Arrive in Warsaw: Tour of Old Town and Royal Castle.
After lunch, depart for Łomża.
Dinner 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
Village visit day for those with arranged village trips. Overnight in Łomża.
Visit to Białystok and Wasiłków.
Visit to the wooden mosque in the Muslim
village of Kruszyniany. After lunch, depart for Zamość.
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
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
Dinner in Zakopane with a folk dancing and music show.
Overnight in Zakopane.
Saturday, May 10
ride on the Dunajec River and a visit to scenic mountain overlook.
Free time for shopping in Zakopane.
Overnight in Zakopane.
Morning departure to Wieliczka and visit
the Salt Mines. Depart for
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
Free time for shopping. Overnight in Kraków.
Morning departure for
Częstochowa. Visit the
Monastery at Częstochowa
and the Black Madonna icon.
After lunch, depart for 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
breakfast, depart to New York.
For more information, email