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School trips to Poland

Poland

School trips to Poland

Breaking free from the shackles of its tumultuous history, Poland has really come into its own as a destination where cutting-edge culture meets old-world architecture. Through a journey of heart-rending and thought provoking tours, our school trips to Poland offer your students a fascinating insight into the history and politics of Eastern Europe.

History & Classics

HISTORY & CLASSICS

A visit to Auschwitz will provide your students with a better understanding of the Holocaust than any history book, whilst Krakow, the historical capital of the Polish kingdom, will allow them to discover the countries rich culture, musical heritage, and its UNESCO heritage site stamped Old Town.

HIGHLIGHTS

Schindler’s Factory

Today, the site of his factory has been turned into an excellent museum detailing the history of the Jewish ghetto as well as Schindler’s efforts to save Jewish workers from the concentration camps.

Auschwitz-Birkenau

A visit to the largest concentration camp of its kind will give student a deeper understanding of the atrocities of the Holocaust. A moving and life-changing experience.

St Kinga’s Chapel

Music groups should not miss a visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mines where choirs can perform in a deep underground cathedral hewn from solid salt! The brilliant acoustics guarantee an unforgettable performance.

THE HIGHLIGHTS OF POLAND

KRAKOW

Auschwitz Concentration Camp guided tour

Explore a network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich during World War II

WARSAW

Old town and market place

The Warsaw old town is the oldest part of the city, and was completely rebuilt after the war, after it was razed to the ground by the German Army after the Warsaw Uprising.

Warsaw Uprising Museum

Established in 1983 is dedicated to preserve, research and teach about the famous Warsaw Uprising of 1944. It paints a complete picture in the humanity behind the conflict: See hundreds of artefacts, including weapons used by insurgents, love letter.

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Stands on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto and features a multimedia narrative exhibition about the vibrant Jewish community that flourished in Poland for a thousand years up to the Holocaust. The museum marks the largest Jewish neighborhood in Nazi-occupied Europe. It once held more than 400,000 people in its vicinity.

Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters

Unveiled in 1989 has been described as “the most important monument of post-war Warsaw.”

Ghetto Heroes Monument

Stands on the former part of the Warsaw Ghetto where the first armed class of the uprising took place.

Jewish Cemetery (Cmentarz Zydowski)

One of world’s largest, with over 200,000 marked graves, and many mass graves from the Ghetto.

Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom

The former site of the Gestapo (secret police) HQ, and presents the conditions in which Polish patriots and resistance fighters were jailed by Nazi Germany during World War II.

EXPLORE POLAND THROUGH MAP

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