Welcome to Warsaw
Arrival to Warsaw. Transfer from the airport to your hotel. The rest of the day at your private disposal.
Overnight in Warsaw.
Start a private guided tour of Warsaw and learn morea about the first twenty years of Fryderyk Chopin’s life. During a visit, you will see three places related to his residence and also the palace where he gave his first public performance at the age of eight. Then you will also pay a visit to the university area where he studied and the nearby the Holy Cross Church where the Chopin’s heart is interred.
In addition, we will show you other relevant highlights such as the Old Town and the Ostrogski Palace where the new ultra-modern Chopin Museum is located. To conclude the tour, we will take you to Lazienki Park with enormous Chopin monument is located.
This evening will start with a dinner in a traditional restaurant in Warsaw. After a delicious feast, we invite you to a special piano concert where you will hear the works of Poland’s greatest composer.
Overnight in Warsaw.
Breakfast in the hotel, then departure to Zelazowa Wola by taking part in an excursion to Chopin’s birthplace. The traditional nobility mansion where Chopin was born is now a museum and a focal point for admirers of Polish “poet of the piano”. This was the place where his parents met (the father Nicolas, a French teacher from Lorraine and the mother Tekla, a relative of the mansion owners & aunt of the first US administrator of Alaska). The property is surrounded by a splendid park where you can take a short walk after the sightseeing.
From Zelazowa Wola, we drive to Brochow to see the parish church, the only example of a Gothic-Renaissance fortified church in Poland. The wedding of Chopin’s parents was held and Chopin was baptized there. Return to Warsaw in late afternoon. End of the services.
Optional: longer stay in Warsaw or travel to other Polish cities. Consult us for more ideas!
If you would like to learn more about Chopin’s life, choose one of the longer trips: The Prelude of Chopin (4 days) or The Ultimate Chopin Tour (12 days).