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Zelazowa Wola: Frederic Chopin Half-Day Private Tour

1. Zelazowa Wola: Frederic Chopin Half-Day Private Tour

Visit places connected with the childhood of world-famous pianist and composer Frederic Chopin on this half-day tour from Warsaw. Enjoy a short trip to the nearby village of Zelazowa Wola. It is here that Frederic Chopin was born, and a museum dedicated to the composer is located in the preserved annex of the former Chopin family home. Inside the home, the atmosphere of an early 19th-century Polish manor house has been recreated, with furniture, tapestries, engravings, and musical instruments of the period decorating the interior. The spacious rooms also display a number of unique manuscripts penned by Chopin in his early childhood. Afterward, relax in the lovely botanical park created behind the manor. After touring the museum and its gardens in Zelazowa Wola, visit the Gothic-Renaissance parish church in nearby Brochow. This is the site where Chopin's parents were married and young Frederic was baptized.

Warsaw: 2-Hour Chopin's Life Walking Tour

2. 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: Private Chopin Tour with tickets to Chopin Museum

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

Piano virtuoso Frederic Chopin lived in Warsaw for over 20 years. On this tour, you will hear the history of this great musician. You will visit the places where his family lived, including Zamoyski Palace.  You'll also have a chance to explore the Frederic Chopin Museum with skip-the-line tickets and discover some of Chopin's instruments, music scores, and scripts handwritten by him. Other tour highlights include Kazimierz Palace where Chopin attended high school, the Visitationist Church where he regularly played concerts, and the Holy Cross Church where Chopin’s heart was transported from Paris in 1850, a year after his death. On the extended 3-hour tour option, you will have a chance to enjoy a 1-hour live concert of Chopin’s music.

Warsaw: Half-Day Private Chopin Tour to Zelazowa Wola

4. 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: Full-Day Private Tour from Poznan

5. Warsaw: Full-Day Private Tour from Poznan

Wake up early and meet your driver at the hotel. Make your way to the Poznan Glowny railway station where you board a train heading to Warsaw. Get your train ticket by e-mail in advance. On your ticket find a number of a car, compartment and seat. Take a 3,5h scenic train ride from Poznan to Warsaw, a UNESCO World Heritage listed city. Along the route, take in the stunning city of this charming Eastern European country. Arriving in Warsaw Central (Warszawa Centralna) railway station, look for your guide who awaits you at the platform with your name and shows you all of the city's top attractions. Get to know the sights in Poland's capital on a tour to explore the city of Warsaw. Visit some of the most important sites from the city's long and remarkable past, all as you get to know the city's background and its role in the history of Poland. Start your route with a visit to the city's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass the former residence of Polish monarchs at the Royal Castle, the Baroque edifice of Krasinski Palace, the modern columns of the Supreme Court building, and the monument dedicated to the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. Next, visit the city's largest park, Lazienki Park, with famous monument to Frederic Chopin. Take the chance to relax in the beautiful rose garden and among the amazing nature of this place before hopping on the train back to Poznan.

Warsaw and Zelazowa Wola: Frédéric Chopin Private Tour

6. Warsaw and Zelazowa Wola: Frédéric Chopin Private Tour

The place of birth of Frederic Chopin. Put yourself in the little Frederic’s shoes at his birthplace, Zelazowa Wola, while strolling down the hallways of his old home. See the valuable memorabilia of the Chopin’s family, including the original piano. If you are lucky, you will hear a live piano concert on Sunday afternoon (from May to September). See the Brochow Fortified church, reconstructed in 1665 and built of red brick - one of the most valuable examples of  defensive architecture in Poland. Here Frederic’s parents – Nicholas Chopin and Tekla Justyna Krzyżanowska - were married and Frederic was baptized. Move on to the Chopin Museum; jump back in time and imagine the life of the famous Polish composer. This modern museum includes original manuscripts and documents written by the composer, photographs and sculptures of him, and also letters. It is the world’s largest collection of Chopin memorabilia. His music will lead you through the Royal Route where you can hear his heart beating from the Basilica of the Holy Cross. The Palace of Radzwill (now called the Presidential Palace) is the place where he played his first concert. Afterwards, have a coffee break in one of the oldest restaurants in the city which was one of the composer’s favorite places. To get to know Chopin’s music in more detailed way, visit the Chopin Salon where every day you can hear talented musicians playing concerts of the Chopin's masterpieces. Enjoy it with a glass of traditional Polish drink that will be served for you.

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What people are saying about Fryderyk Chopin Museum

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 33 reviews

We had a guide all to ourselves - it was a long taxi ride but we were given lots of interesting information en route. Wonderful to see Chopins birthplace. Well worth the visit

Mary was a great guide - very informative and friendly. We travelled in Chopin’s footsteps all around the town and learned all about his life. Would recommend

An absolute must for any Chopin fan! George was a fantastic guide and there were so many sights to see.

The tour and especially the guide exceeded our expectations.

Educational and a real treat for those who love Chopin