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Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

1. Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

Climb aboard a comfortable, coach and take in the sights of Warsaw on this guided sightseeing tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Pass through the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Old Town, Castle Square, and the Praga District.  Hop aboard the bus which has plenty of space to stretch out your legs and head to Old Town. View Castle Square and the Royal Castle, where the Polish monarchs resided from 1596 until 1795 and the Polish President briefly took residence in 1918. Get the chance to see King Sigismund's III Column, the first secular monument in Poland. Admire the Gothic church of St. John's Cathedral, where the sarcophagi contain the remains of eminent Poles. Look at the architecture of the Old Town Market Square and Barbican, before visiting the former Jewish Ghetto. Stop briefly at the Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto and see the awe-inspiring contemporary architecture of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  Go to Umschplag Platz and Mila Street to discover the site of the bunker where the leader of the Ghetto Uprising, Mordehal Anielewicz, committed suicide. Journey along the "Royal Route" admiring the aristocratic residences and famous monuments. Take in sights like the Holy Cross Church, where an urn contains the heart of Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849). Finally, walk through the Royal Park to experience the city's urban oasis at Lazienk park.   Admire the "Palace on the Water," the lavish summer residence of the last King of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. Cruise by sights like the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, the Warsaw Uprising monument, and the Monument to the Victims of Katyn. Go to the Warsaw Praga District (if traffic allows) and see sights like the the National Stadium, St. Florian's Cathedral, the Orthodox Church, and Targowa and Ząbkowska Street.  Drive by the monument of the Brotherhood of Arms and the 19th-century vodka factory of the Koneser with its unique view of Warsaw Old Town from the Dąbrowski Bridge.

Warsaw: City Highlights Tour with hotel Pick up /Drop Off

2. Warsaw: City Highlights Tour with hotel Pick up /Drop Off

A daily Cityrama Tour of Warsaw including a visit to Łazienki Park. You will have a chance to see the most recognizable and remarkable places in the capital of Poland. Explore the beautiful city of Warsaw in our air conditioned 18-passenger coaches. Enjoy the comfort of sightseeing in a small group. During this unforgettable trip relax and let our professional guides take you around the historic places of interest to feel the spirit of the city. We will not let our guests feel lost by waiting for us on a street as we will be glad to pick you up from your hotel and after the tour we will drop you off at your place of stay. Pick up from your hotel between 9:45 and 10:15. Drop off at the hotel between 1:00 and 1:15 pm. Available at all times of the year. Below we present an example program of such city tour: 1. The Old Town, one of the most prominent tourist attraction in Warsaw included on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. 2. The Royal Castle and Castle Square, a residence of Polish monarchs between 1596 – 1795, as well as the residence of the Polish President in 1918. There is also a chance to see the first secular monument in Poland that is King Sigismund's III Column. 3. St. John's Cathedral, a witness to some of the most important events in the history of Poland. In the Gothic church there are sarcophagus containing the remains of eminent Poles. 4. The Warsaw Old Town Market Square and Barbican. 5. The former Jewish Ghetto, The Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto and the Museum of the history of Polish Jews – a building that is a real modern work of art. Umschlagplatz and Mila Street, site of the bunker where Mordechai Anielewicz, the leader of the Ghetto Uprising, committed suicide. 6. The Royal Route, with superb aristocratic residences and famous monuments, including the Holy Cross Church with its urn containing the heart of Fryderyk Chopin (1810 - 1849). 7. The Royal Park, a walk through the most beautiful park in Warsaw commonly known as Lazienki or 'The Baths'. 'Palace on the Isle', the lavish summer residence of the last King of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski (1764 - 1895). 8. Other important places of interest: the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, the Monument of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 and the Monument to the Victims of Katyn. 9. Warsaw Praga District *: the National Stadium, St. Florian's Cathedral, the Orthodox Church, Targowa and Ząbkowska Street, the Monument to Brotherhood in Arms, The Koneser - the 19th century vodka factory, a unique view of Warsaw Old Town from the Dąbrowski Bridge. * this part of city tour is available if traffic allows

Warsaw: Private Chopin Tour with tickets to Chopin Museum

3. Warsaw: Private Chopin Tour with tickets to Chopin Museum

Frederic Chopin was a piano virtuoso and one of the greatest icons of classical music of the Romantic era. On this exclusive tour, you will discover the traces of Chopin in Warsaw, where he lived for over 20 years. Embark on a musical journey and discover the true story of Chopin. During the 2-hour tour, you will visit the fantastic Frédéric Chopin Museum with a knowledgeable Private Guide. In the rebuilt 17th century mansion you will find the world's largest collection of Chopiniana. Among the precious memorabilia are original musical scores, photographs, recordings and even Chopin’s instruments. Explore the interactive exhibits and learn about the composer’s personal life and musical achievements. You will also find many historical places that carry the legacy of Chopin in Warsaw Old Town. Follow your Expert Guide to the Zamoyski Palace to hear the fascinating story of the composer’s piano. Another point of interest will be the Holy Cross Church, which houses Chopin’s heart after it was transported from Paris in 1850, a year after his death. You will also see the Visitationist Church, where he regularly played concerts, and his former high school at the Kazimierz Palace. The guide will also share some tips on where to find Chopin's interactive musical benches! Choose the 3-hour option to enrich your experience with an 1-hour classical concert of Chopin's masterpieces in the evening after the tour. Warsaw hosts regular classical concerts and piano recitals performed by the best Polish and international pianists. SIt down in a prestigious auditorium with a glass of a traditional Polish drink - honey wine or apple juice - and enjoy the beautiful sounds filling the space. This is the perfect way to make your Chopin-themed day feel even more special, as there will be an opportunity to discuss Chopin's music with other guests after the performance.

Warsaw: Guided Bike Tour

4. Warsaw: Guided Bike Tour

Discover the different sides of Warsaw as you pedal around the city with your knowledgeable guide. Admire the iconic sights and buildings in both the city and center and the UNESCO listed Old Town area. Ride along the Royal Route, a beautiful venue with many important buildings from both historical and architectural standpoints including Warsaw University and the Holy Cross Church, where Frederic Chopin's heart is interred. Continue your ride and head to Warsaw's UNESCO Site - The Old Town. It's the only example of such type of post war reconstruction in the world. Learn about the most iconic landmarks such as the Royal Castle, St. John`s Cathedral, Market Square and more about the area’s history spanning over 700 years.  See the most important monument dedicated to Ghetto Uprising of 1943. Right next to it you will see one of the city's iconic contemporary buildings, The Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Next, pedal towards the Vistula River to discover the city's natural treasure. Experience the vibrance of promenade, a favourite place of locals full of cafes, bars and sport activities. Head back to the other side of the river to see how a pre-war and ruined power plant that was transformed into a trendy multi-purpose hub full of restaurants, public squares, designer boutiques, and outdoor activities.

Warsaw: Highlights of Old & New Town Private Guided Tour

5. Warsaw: Highlights of Old & New Town Private Guided Tour

Learn the facts and legends of the capital city Warsaw on a private walking tour of the highlights and main attractions. Only a few people know that Warsaw was the most important city for economy of Poland in the modern era and we truly believe that it's one of the most unique place on earth. It is something that comes with understanding culture, history and daily life of locals. Discover the charm of Warsaw Old Town, destroyed during the war but rebuilt in the beautiful Baroque style of architecture. Follow your friendly expert guide to nice Main Market Square, go thrugh the Castle Square finally reach great Royal Castle, where the Polish monarchs lived from 1596 to 1795. Admire the Nicolaus Copernicus Monument and the Holy Cross Church, before you continue to the University of Warsaw. Enjoy a slightly longer stop at Pilsudski Square, previously Victory Square, where you can take the time to reflect upon the unique Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Experience the atmosphere of contemporary Warsaw and observe everyday life. Find the best hidden locations in the city with the help of your experienced local guide. In 6-hours version you will also enter the Royal Castle and gorgeous apartments of former kings. It’s the best way to compare how times change through the capital of Poland from late Medieval Times to nowadays, as a center of economic, science, business and developments.

Warsaw: Guided Frederic Chopin Tour with Concert

6. Warsaw: Guided Frederic Chopin Tour with Concert

You’ll begin your tour by meeting your guide at 5:30 PM next to the Copernicus Monument in front of the Polish Academy of Science. Along the tour, you’ll learn interesting facts the the composer’s life while visiting the locations around town that were most important to him and his family. You’ll visit the church where Chopin played the organ every Sunday, the cafe where he spent his free time, the buildings where he lived with his family, the palace in which he gave his first public concert, and the location from which he departed Warsaw forever in a carriage. Along the way, you’ll also find out what the composer ate and drank to take care of his health and have a chance to taste that very drink yourself. Finally, at the end of the tour, you’ll be left at one of Warsaw’s finest music salons, where you’ll relax and enjoy an exceptional 1-hour recital of Chopin’s music. The tour will conclude at the beginning of the concert and the concert fill finish around 8 PM.

Warsaw: 2-Hour Chopin's Life Walking Tour

7. Warsaw: 2-Hour Chopin's Life Walking Tour

Warsaw’s most famous resident was Frederick Chopin, a great pianist and a world famous composer. Marked with the stamp of disease, the musical genius and romantic spent 20 years of his life in Warsaw. He grew up, learnt music, made friends, and gave his first ever concerts here. He met his first love here and many years later it was here that his heart came to rest. Warsaw houses the largest collection of the composer's memorabilia in the world. This 2-hour chill-out walking tour on the trail of Chopin is a journey in time which will take you back 200 years to 19th century Warsaw. You will see the places Chopin lived and where he spent his time. You will also discover what shaped his personality and musical creativity, who played an important role in his life, and why he left Poland. Furthermore, you will visit the interactive Chopin Museum, one of the most modern biographical museums in Europe. You will be able to experience the Saxon Garden, the Radziwił Palace, the Church of the Holy Cross and the Chopin Museum. You will of course also get to listen to the music of Chopin on this relaxing 2-hour tour.

Warsaw: Half-Day Private Chopin Tour to Zelazowa Wola

8. Warsaw: Half-Day Private Chopin Tour to Zelazowa Wola

This sightseeing tour (5-hours) visiting some of the places associated with the famous Polish composer Frederic Chopin covers both Warsaw and Zelazowa Wola. On the way to Zelazowa Wola, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the Mazovian countryside. The price includes transportation and a professional guide. This fascinating tour will take you to interesting places such as the following: - Łazienki Garden: monument to Frederic Chopin - The Royal Route: Belvedere Palace, Warsaw Univesity, The Academy of Fine Arts, Holy Cross Church, Convent of the Holy Visit, and Presidential Palace - Ostrogski Castle: Frederic Chopin Museum - Saxon Garden  - Visit to Żelazowa Wola: the birthplace of Frederic Chopin

Warsaw Old Town In-App Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)

9. Warsaw Old Town In-App Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)

Prepare to explore one of Europe's newest capitals at your own pace with this in-app audio tour! Starting from the heart of Warsaw at Castle Square, this self-guided tour takes you through the key attractions of the Polish Capital, immersing you in the legends and stories that define the ambiance of Warsaw's Old Town. Uncover the narrative behind Warsaw's Royal Castle, an exquisite early-baroque edifice constructed by Sigismund III, and grasp its role in Poland's historical tapestry. Extend your adventure to Old Town Market Square, a pivotal hub for political, cultural, and social activities. Admire the vibrant, intricately adorned houses and traverse through time as you meander among quaint cafes and shops. Experience the grandeur of the 17th-century Church of the Holy Cross, where you'll discover urns containing the hearts of Frederic Chopin and Władysław Reymont. You might even be fortunate enough to encounter the resonant tones of Warsaw's largest pipe organ. The Old Town stands ready to unveil its secrets and hidden treasures to you!

Warsaw: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

10. Warsaw: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

You’re looking for a fun way to explore the city at your own pace? Then, this city-exploration game is made for you! You’ll entertain all your group with interesting questions, while still teaching them fun facts about the city. Your mission (should you choose to accept it): Jackson Wilde, the famous city-explorer, needs your help… Help him solve quizzes to gather as many points as possible. With this self-guided tour, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Royal Castle 2. Market Place 3. St Anne’s Church 4. Copernicus Monument 5. Holy Cross Church 6. Observation Tower 7. Uprising Monument 8. Barbican 9. Chopin Monument Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to your self-guided tour and your city exploration activity. So, are you ready to explore Warsaw?

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The tour was amazing and informative. We even got a free concert that was offered to us at the museum by one of the students who was performing. It was incredible. Only thing I have to suggest is that your app for the meeting point is off. Very off. That happened with another event I planned with get your guide as well in Vienna. The directions don’t match where the actual meeting point is. Once I messaged the guide though they either met me where I was or waited for me to get to them.

This was a very nice tour! Olaf was my guide and he is very knowlegeable . I think there was too much information, maybe too much, it made it hard to remember. The tour could be shorten a bit and perhaps focus a bit more on downtown and maybe include bathroom stops and smack time too!

what a great choice and a unique experience. You not only take a nice glimpse of the city's history, but also history from all over the world. What can we say about the guide..he is such a smart guy and he has so much knowledge about everything. Wow, Good job!

We chose this tour as we knew rain was forecast and wanted to fill a few hours. Really pleased we did the trip. Our guide was very informative and very passionate about the history and sights we saw.

Leo was awesome, passion about the topic, excellent knowledge!