WEEKEND IN WARSAW
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Day 1 Arrival in Warsaw
Arrival in Warsaw. Transfer to the hotel and check-in. Dinner in the evening.
Day 2 WARSAW – Royal Castle and the Royal Palace on the Isle
Breakfast. Meeting with the tour guide and departure for a Warsaw city tour. Sightseeing includes the Old Town: the Castle Square with the column of King Sigismund III Vaza who moved the capital of Poland from Cracow to Warsaw, the majestic Royal Castle housing art pieces such as panoramas of Warsaw painted by Italian painter Canaletto. Visiting the 15th century Gothic St. John's Cathedral housing the tombs of kings and famous Polish people. Stroll around the Old Town Square with the statue of the city's symbol, the Mermaid, the Barbican, a former entrance gate to the city, the New Town. Free time for lunch. Sightseeing continues along the Royal Route: Krakowskie Przedmieście Street with numerous historic churches, Nowy Świat - one of the busiest commercial streets of the city with many shops and cafes; Aleje Ujazdowskie with charming villas and a number of governmental buildings and the Royal Łazienki Parkand-Palace complex. Along the route of the walk you will see the monument of the composer Frédéric Chopin. A visit to the Palace on the Isle and a stroll around the picturesque park. Then drive to the newest shopping centre located next to one of the Warsaw landmarks - the Palace of Culture and Science. Free time for shopping or relaxion over a cup of coffee. Return to the hotel. Evening transfer for dinner with menu featuring traditional Polish specialties and entertainment. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 WARSAW – Palace in Wilanów/ Departure from Warsaw
Breakfast. Check-out. Drive to the palace in Wilanów. Tour of the baroque residence of king Jan III Sobieski. Walk in the park. A guided tour of the Wilanow Palace - the baroque summer residence of king Jan III Sobieski often called "the Little Versailles". The architecture of this site is the only of its kind in Poland. Visitors can admire interiors lavishly furnished with period furniture, portraits, sculptures and suits of armour. Departure to the airport follows sightseeing.
Additional tourist attractions of Warsaw and the surrounding areas:
• The Warsaw Uprising Museum. It is a tribute to those who fought and died for the freedom of Poland and its capital city. It is located in a former tram power station, a monument of industrial architecture dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. It includes a multimedia exhibition.
• Palace of Culture and Science, monument from the socialist times. Going up to the viewing platform (114 m) where you can admire the beautiful view of the capital.
• Żelazowa Wola (about 60 km) Trip to Żelazowa Wola, birthplace of the most famous Polish composer Frédéric Chopin. There is a manor in a beautiful park, in which Chopin’s family lived. Currently, a biographical museum is located there, housing the portraits of the musician and his family, as well as furniture and instruments from his times. In summertime you can listen to a piano concert and buy souvenirs, such as CDs, etc.
• Nieborów (about 80 km) A trip to Nieborów. Visit the baroque palace and park complex with a beautiful collection of paintings and ancient sculptures.
Price on request
2 nights in a twin room in 3* hotel in Warsaw
- 2 x breakfast
- 2 x dinner
- Sightseeing programme including service of an English speaking guide
- Entrance fees: Royal Baths, Palace on the Water, Royal Castle, Wilanow Palace
- Transfers from/to the airport and transportation by bus according to the programme
- Assistance of a proffesional English speaking tour leader