Visit Galicia, which once was the most important Jewish settlement area in Europe. Krakow, Lviv, the harrowing Auschwitz site as well as unique shtetls, all integral to understanding the past and current Jewish culture in Europe.more
Prior to the Second World War Krakow was the biggest Jewish community in Poland, where Jews constituted 65 000 inhabitants. Embark on an insightful journey through Krakow, Shtetls and the biggest Nazi concentration camp - Auschwitz and learn about the life and the extermination of Polish Jews.
Route: Krakow - Dzialoszyce - Pinczow - Chmielnik - Szydlow - Checiny - Krakow - Auschwitz - Krakow
Duration: 7 days/6 nights
There is no Jewish history without Polish history, just as there is no Polish history without the history of Polish Jews. A fascinating journey through the most important places of the rich history of the Jews in Poland. The journey is an attempt to reconstruct the past, different worlds: their culture, their customs and their social and economic anchorage. In the course of our journey, we will also visit places that have become symbols of the Holocaust - such as the area of the former Warsaw Ghetto and the former extermination camps in Bełżec, Majdanek and Auschwitz. We will learn about the stages and logic of the extermination, but also about the history of the Jewish resistance.
Route: Warsaw - Lodz - Kazimierz Dolny - Lublin - Leczna - Wlodawa - Sobibor - Chelm - Izbica - Zamosc - Belzec - Lezajsk - Lancut - Rzeszow - Tarnow - Krakow - Auschwitz - Krakow
Duration: 12 days/11 nights