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  • Warsaw: 2.5-Hour Dark Side - Praga District by a Retro Bus

    1. Warsaw: 2.5-Hour Dark Side - Praga District by a Retro Bus

    Have you seen the top attractions in Warsaw and want something more? Are you bored with the touristy places and feel like adding some new thrills to your stay in the city? Then take this unique bus tour to the “dark side” of Warsaw – the infamous Praga district. Find out why the district was considered the most dangerous part of Warsaw. See a marketplace where you could buy almost everything from jeans and diplomas to Kalashnikov rifles and check yourself if it’s still open. Every Saturday morning (at 11:00 AM) in front of the Palace of Culture and Science, there will be a retro Jelcz “cucumber” bus to take you to the Praga district for a 2.5-hour tour. On-board, there will be a guide to help you through the district and to make sure you come back in one piece. On the road, your guide will provide commentary and introduce you to the history of Warsaw and the Praga district - a district ...

    Very nice tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide, she had a lot of stories! Nice to see a side of warsaw that you normally don’t get to see. Small note, chocolate factory visit could have been more interesting if you include an actual tour trough the factory.. but overall a great tour!

  • Warsaw Off The Beaten Path Self-Drive Tour

    2. Warsaw Off The Beaten Path Self-Drive Tour

    You’ve already visited the top tourist attractions in Warsaw? Tired of traditional form of touring? Hop on board of the well-known Fiat 126p a.k.a „Toddler” and take a self-drive tour to not-so-well-known spots of Warsaw! Guides will show you some of most interesting attractions which are not present in a typical Warsaw tour. You start the tour by the Palace of Culture and Science, where you quickly learn how to drive a Fiat 126p. Then, well prepared you set off for your first stop, tightly connected with the Palace. Neighborhood of constructors of the Palace of Culture and Science with its wooden housing. Here you find out how the life of those workers looked like and what is this place now. Afterwards, you drive to a completely different world in Old Bielany district. This picturesque interwar-era housing district with its gas lanterns (last ones in the city) has some of the most beau...

  • Warsaw: Communist History Self-Driving Tour

    3. Warsaw: Communist History Self-Driving Tour

    Jump in and drive an iconic Fiat 126p "Toddler” around Warsaw yourself while you learn about communist history in Poland from your guide. You'll see the most important landmarks like the Palace of Culture and Science,  the house of The Polish Communist Party, and the communist housing districts. Visit the Palace of Culture and Science, the hulking symbol of Warsaw’s communist era, and learn more about its construction, listen to stories from its past, and discover why it's called "Stalin’s Gift." As you drive, your guide will share entertaining facts about life during the communist era, how it has changed since, and what it means to be Polish today. See the Stalin-era architecture of Constitution Square, a unique and representative communist housing district. Hear fascinating stories about the House of Communist Party and find out what is it used for today. Discover the communist-era ho...

    Excellent tour guide, and wonderful cars after we got used to them. I thought the driving would be very stressful around the city but the guide was brilliant and helped us all the way.

  • Warsaw Communism Private Tour in a Retro Fiat

    4. Warsaw Communism Private Tour in a Retro Fiat

    Feel the spirit of communist Poland during a drive in the iconic automobile of the 70’s and 80’s Fiat 125p. You will be chauffeured by a professional driver-guide who will introduce you to Warsaw of the communist epoch. You start by being picked up from your centrally located Warsaw hotel, at your chosen hour. As you travel, your guide will share entertaining facts about life in communism, how it has changed, and what does it mean to be Polish today. Your agenda can be tailored to your preferences, so feel free to ask to visit somewhere of particular interest. Visit Palace of Culture and Science, the hulking symbol of Warsaw’s long-gone communist epoch. Find out more about its construction, listen to some anecdotes and get to know why is it called the gift from Moscow. See the Stalin-era architecture at the Constitution Square, a unique and the most representative communist housing dis...

  • Warsaw's Must-Sees Self-Driving Tour

    5. Warsaw's Must-Sees Self-Driving Tour

    Your first time in Warsaw? Or you know it but want to admire it in a different way? Try out a Fiat 126p self-drive Must-see tour. Feel the spirit Warsaw and find out more about its fascinating history while driving an iconic car of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s – Fiat 126p a.k.a „Toddler”. Hop on board and just enjoy the ride while listening to our guide presenting you the best known landmarks of Warsaw The best fun way of diving into the city’s atmosphere, the architecture and to meet the people of Warsaw. Drive down the streets of Warsaw and feel like a Monte Carlo race driver in our 650cc Fiat 126p. Do you want to know how the Palace of Culture was constructed?  Visit one of the youngest Old Towns in Europe, altogether with even younger Royal Castle. See what survived the turmoil of War in Warsaw. Bow down in front of the Monument of Warsaw Uprising and know the story of this fascinating a...

    The old cars aren’t easy to drive, but that makes it special. Our guide showed us a lot intressting places and told us the story behind. We had a lot of fun with our tour-guide, thanks! :)

  • Warsaw: Private Vodka Tasting Night with Snacks and Pickup

    6. Warsaw: Private Vodka Tasting Night with Snacks and Pickup

    If you prefer knowing the country by its liquors and the city by its bars, then this is what you need! Get into a retro Fiat 125p and prepare for an unforgettable night ride In Warsaw. Go on a city sightseeing tour with vodka tasting! On this ride, visit two different bars and the Polish Vodka Museum, where you will taste around 12 different types of vodkas. For the whole time you are accompanied by a driver-guide who helps you understand Polish culture, customs and cuisine. And no worries about transportation, no need to call a taxi, no waiting for public transport or walking unnecessary miles and getting lost! You have your private chauffeur-guide! Start by being picked-up from your hotel, where you already get something for starters! A shot of Polish herbal vodka to start this vodka night. Get on board your vehicle – a yellow retro cabby from communist times which takes you to the to...

  • Warsaw: Guided City Tour in a Retro Bus or Minibus

    7. Warsaw: Guided City Tour in a Retro Bus or Minibus

    Discover the best of Warsaw during a 3-hour guided tour on board of a retro bus Jelcz (Cucumber) or of a retro minibus Nysa, commonly used during communism in Poland. Be surprised by the contrasts of the city. Sit back and relax as your knowledgeable local guide and driver presents Warsaw’s top attractions. The tour visits the following highlights: • The Palace of Culture and Science, a remnant of the communist area • The UNESCO-listed Old Town with its square and the Warsaw Mermaid • Castle Square and the Royal Castle with its Sigismund Column • Łazienki Królewskie Royal Park from the 18th century • The monument to the Ghetto Heroes • Constitution and Piłsudski Square At the end of the tour, you will be given a shot of traditional Polish vodka.

  • Warsaw: Off the Beaten Path 4-Hour Tour

    8. Warsaw: Off the Beaten Path 4-Hour Tour

    Let yourself be taken on an adventure through history on a 4-hour tour of Warsaw. Ride in an original Polish socialistic car, the Nysa 522, as you travel all across the city, learning various historical facts and seeing the most important sites that socialism brought. Experience the bygone era of socialism through the typical blocks of flats, monumental palaces, squares, sculptures. and much more. You will see the different faces of Warsaw: from the yards of XIX-century tenement houses to Constitution Square, the Palace of Culture and Science, Próżna street, Muranów District, and pre-war Praga on the other side of the river. As you travel along, your tour guide will entertain you with facts and anecdotes about life in Warsaw. After the first part of this tour, before exploring Praga, you will stop for a traditional aperitif in an original house from the socialist époque. Meanwhile you ...

    It was an amazing tour with Artur ! he was super knowledgeable of the history, fun facts as well as was super precise with numbers and dates. We could tell he knew a lot and he is a real Warsaw local. The mini van is not comfortable but we only go with it for short distances. We had an authentic lunch at a milk bar, saw many interesting faces of Warsaw you could not find in any guide as well as had a good overview of the city history. You do this tour and complement with the must see attractions and you have an exhausted experience of Warsaw. We also 100% recommend Artur as a guide. Lot of the success of the tour is on his shoulder and he smashes it.

  • Warsaw: Private Food and History Tour in a Retro Minibus

    9. Warsaw: Private Food and History Tour in a Retro Minibus

    Perfect for foodies and history buffs alike, this 3-hour tour through Warsaw enriches the mind as much as the stomach. While traipsing through the city in a retro Zuk, a communist-era minibus, you’ll experience Warsaw with all your senses, gathering expert insight into culinary and historical tradition from your English-speaking guide. After hopping into the Zuk at your hotel, your guide will ferry you through the wonderfully disparate neighborhoods of Warsaw—with frequent breaks for snacking and strolling. Stop for a kielbasa while gazing upon the stately Palace of Culture and science, an Art Deco skyscraper that stands as Warsaw’s tallest building, and walk off a few pączki, or Polish style jelly donuts, while gazing upon the pre-war splendor of Warsaw’s city center.  Perhaps you’ll even indulge in a vodka or 2 while ambling through the bohemian ar...

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It was an amazing tour with Artur ! he was super knowledgeable of the history, fun facts as well as was super precise with numbers and dates. We could tell he knew a lot and he is a real Warsaw local. The mini van is not comfortable but we only go with it for short distances. We had an authentic lunch at a milk bar, saw many interesting faces of Warsaw you could not find in any guide as well as had a good overview of the city history. You do this tour and complement with the must see attractions and you have an exhausted experience of Warsaw. We also 100% recommend Artur as a guide. Lot of the success of the tour is on his shoulder and he smashes it.

Our guide artur was a VERY friendly and open-minded person with a ton of knowledge about warsaw. it was definitly worth the asked price and it was a really good experience. would recommend it to anyone who wants to see another side of warsaw.

Excellent tour guide, and wonderful cars after we got used to them. I thought the driving would be very stressful around the city but the guide was brilliant and helped us all the way.

Great to see the less touristy, but very interesting side of Warsaw.

Paweł was an excellent guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable!