Poland is co-hosting the UEFA EURO 2012 European Football Championship this summer (with Ukraine) and has been taking small groups of specialist journalists and bloggers to visit some of the cities where the matches are being staged.
The PNTO London office is planning another trip next month, but as Project & Travel Information Manager, Agnieszka Bigaj, explains, the 10-person group will be exclusively bloggers, and…
This time we want to spend a little more time there, visiting more than one city in the area, and concentrating on some of the other things that visitors can do in addition to watching great football. So the plan is to fly to Wroclaw, then transfer to the mountain resort of Zakopane, and end the tour in the historic city of Krakow.
Another unusual element will be a visit to a shooting range where the bloggers will get a chance to fire the famous AK-47 assault rifle and some other weapons including Glock pistols…
There was a missed opportunity to do it on a recent press trip, and all the journalists were so keen, our director is determined to squeeze it into the schedule for this trip.
The draft itinerary for the trip is…
Friday 13 April 2012
0800 Fly Wizzair Luton – Wroclaw
1300 – 1400 lunch
PM Sightseeing in Wroclaw & visit to the stadium.
Saturday 14 April 2012
AM Panorama Racławicka, and visit to shooting range.
1300 – 1400 lunch
1400 – 1900 Transfer Wroclaw – Zakopane by coach
2000 Dinner at “U Stocha” Restaurant at Krupowki
Sunday 15 April 2012
0900 Kościeliska Valley and Skocznia (Ski Jump)
1200 Zakopane – Wieliczka
1330 Lunch – Wieliczka
1400 – 1700 Salt Mine Wieliczka
1700 – 1900 Transfer Wieliczka – Kraków
2000 Dinner – Krakow
Mon 16 April 2012
0900 – 1400 Half day sightseeing of Krakow
1900 – 2100 Dinner at Jewish District- Kazimierz
Mon 17 April 2012
0730 – 0900 Transfer to Katowice Airport
1030 Fly Katowice – Luton (Arr 1155)
Currently four of the ten places on the blog trip are taken, but the PNTO is interested to hear from bloggers who would like to participate. Contact Agnieszka (firstname.lastname@example.org) with details of your blog and your interests.
Image: Neil Dorgan