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Warsaw Private Wilanow Palace & Garden Tour

1. Warsaw Private Wilanow Palace & Garden Tour

Discover the Wilanow Palace, one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in Warsaw called "The Little Versailles." Wilanow Palace survived the time of Poland's partitions and both World Wars, and has preserved its authentic historical qualities. The palace was built as the royal summer residence of the King John III Sobieski. The typical baroque palace is remarkable for its original architecture, a blend of European art with the traditional Polish building techniques, and is one of the most important monuments of Polish culture. During this trip make sure you see the richly decorated palace interiors, and don’t forget to explore the beautiful French style gardens and landscaped park. Don’t miss out on this unique tour of Poland’s architectural history!

Warsaw: Old Town, Royal Castle, and Wilanow Palace Tour

2. Warsaw: Old Town, Royal Castle, and Wilanow Palace Tour

Explore Warsaw in small groups and avoid big tour buses and crowded transport. Rely on door-to-door transport by a friendly, English-speaking driver and informative audioguides available in Polish, English, German, Russian, French, Italian, Spanish to help you get acquainted with the main attractions.  Stop first at the Warsaw Old Town, which consists of the central city square surrounded by characteristic tenements. Spot the centrally-situated fountain with a sculpture of a siren, the city symbol. Enter the impressive Royal Castle, one of Warsaw's most iconic and historically-significant landmarks. See Sigismund’s Column while you're at Castle Square, known as the first secular monument in the form of a column in modern history. Wander to the nearby Pilsudski Square and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Travel the famous Royal Route, the most prominent artery of the city that connects two former royal residences, and check out the atmospheric cafes, restaurants, and art galleries that line it.  Hop back on your small-group transport to visit the magnificent Royal Palace of King Jan III Sobieski. The origins of the palace date back to 1677, although in time it became a magnificent villa surrounded by phantasmal gardens after subsequent owners expanded the grounds. Discover the traces of former residents that remain in the palace, from their interests and customs to the magnificent collections of artworks they amassed. Learn about the history of Warsaw and its place in a larger European context. See sights in the palace including the White Hall, the statue of Jan III Sobieski, the chapel, the King’s library, the King’s bedroom, the Grand Vestibule, the Queen’s bedroom, the Etruscan cabinet, the museum, and the baroque gardens.

Wilanów Palace: 2-Hour Guided Tour with Entrance Tickets

3. Wilanów Palace: 2-Hour Guided Tour with Entrance Tickets

Explore the Wilanów Palace and its scenic surroundings on this guided tour. Meet your guide in front of the neo-renaissance church of Belfry at St. Anne. Its charming bell towers and white facade constitute a beautiful entrance to the rest of the complex.  Enter the palace grounds and witness its grand 17th-century architecture designed by Augustino Locci and Giuisepe Bellotti - two renowned architects of the time. Visit the Royal Library, the Queen's Bedroom, and the palace chapel. Learn about the history of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and its military conquests under King John III Sobieski. You'll also get to see the modifications the palace underwent under its subsequent owners. Conclude your tour with a scenic walk around the parks and gardens surrounding the palace, and catch charming views of the Wilanów Lake.

Warsaw: Helicopter Private Tour

4. Warsaw: Helicopter Private Tour

See the monument of Chopin, Belvedere Palace, and Palace of Culture and Science with a bird's eye view. Discover the historical sights of Warsaw with a private helicopter ride. Be picked up from your hotel at the very beginning of the trip and go straight to Konstancin-Jeziorna. The flight route leads you along the Vistula river so you will have a perfect look at Wilanow Palace, National Stadium, Świętokrzyski Bridge, and Palace of Science and Culture. Learn about the history of Warsaw during the 30-minute ride with your guide. Have a chance to take a short look at the historical sights of Warsaw such as the Palace of Science and Culture and the Royal Route. After landing, be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and a transfer back to your hotel accommodation.

Warsaw: Skip-the-Line Wilanow Palace & Gardens Private Tour

5. Warsaw: Skip-the-Line Wilanow Palace & Gardens Private Tour

Wilanów Royal Palace was constructed in the late 17th century by Kin Jan III. This baroque building is surrounded by beautiful gardens that are very colorful in the summertime. This palace and gardens complex have been the sites for a number of cultural events throughout their history.  Your private guide will show the building’s original architecture and explore unique interior as its chambers. You will see richly decorated and ornamented rooms such as White Hall, Apartments of King Jan III, The Dutch Cabinet and many more, filled with antique paintings. You will also get to admire the most beautiful gardens that surround the palace, such as Baroque Garden, Rose Garden, Courtyard, and Palace Foreground.

Krakow Private Tour to Warsaw with transport and guide

6. Krakow Private Tour to Warsaw with transport and guide

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Krakow in a private car. Next, travel to Warsaw either by car or train, depending on your preference. Arrive in Warsaw and be greeted by your friendly guide, then set out on your sightseeing adventure.  Stroll through the New Town and stop by the Palace of Culture and Science, the Grand Theater, and the Saxon Garden to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Explore the historical Old Town next and admire the impressive Royal Castle. Listen to your guide’s fascinating stories about the city's impressive history and former Polish Kings. Afterwards, wander around the Market Square, soak up the bustling atmosphere, and see the Uprising Monument. Stretch your legs as you discover Wilanow Park and admire the colorful gardens that surround you. Finally, stop by the White Hall to marvel at the richly decorated and ornamented interior. At the end of the tour, relax on your return journey to Krakow.

Gdansk: Private Guided Tour to Warsaw with Transportation

7. Gdansk: Private Guided Tour to Warsaw with Transportation

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Gdansk and heads to the train station where you travel by train to Warsaw, or drive directly to the city (depending on option selected). Upon arrival in Warsaw, meet your local guide and set off into the historic city streets.  Pass by iconic sights and landmarks, including the Palace of Culture and Science, the Grand Theater, and Saxon Garden, home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Head into the Old Town district and soak up the charm of this idyllic neighborhood. See the magnificent Royal Castle, and learn about the impressive Polish Kings who once lived here. Wander through Market Square next, then see the Warsaw Barbican and Uprising Monument.  Finally, enjoy a visit to the impressive Wilanow Park, a complex of palaces and vibrant gardens. Admire the richly decorated interior as you explore the impressive White Hall and Apartments of King Jan III Sobieksi. At the end of an insightful day, relax on the return journey to Gdansk.

Best of Warsaw Full-Day Private Tour with Private Transport

8. Best of Warsaw Full-Day Private Tour with Private Transport

Get to know the turbulent history of Warsaw from the beginning through Medieval times, World War II, the communist era to the present. Once described as Paris of the East, Warsaw was believed to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world until World War II - on this tour you will find out why. Admire highlights of the Polish Capital City. Start with a walk through Warsaw's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn the facts and legends of this area from your knowledgeable professional guide. Continue to the largest of all the Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Europe during World War II and learn about the ghettos inhabitants and the events that occurred within the ghetto.  Then, pass Royal Łazienki Park the largest park in Warsaw, which is the part of Royal Rout. Enjoy the walk with beautiful Palace on the Isle. Finish the Royal Route in one of Poland's most important monuments - Wilanów Palace. The architecture of the palace is a unique example of different building traditions - reminiscent of Polish aristocratic mansions with side towers, the Italian suburban villa, and French palaces. This tour will provide you with a deeper understanding of the city and the opportunity to see the many amazing sights within the city. 

Wilanow Palace Small Group Tour

9. Wilanow Palace Small Group Tour

This small group tour is dedicated to customers who want to discover Warsaw in small groups. Less than 10 kilometers from the center of Warsaw, there is the magnificent The Royal Palace of King Jan III Sobieski. The origins of the palace date back to 1677, although in time it became a magnificent villa surrounded by phantasmal gardens because subsequent owners expanded the palace. Today, the Palace is a work of art, fantastic gardens, and sculptures in the park, as well as magnificent buildings and monuments. The residence has kept traces of former residents, their interests and customs, as well as a collection of artworks that they gathered here. A museum is a place of remembrance about events that are part of the history of Warsaw. Traveling to this amazing place allows us to touch what is important in our tradition and what is part of the common European culture. In Wilanow Palace of King Jan III Sobieski, you will see the White Hall, the statue of Jan III Sobieski, and the chapel. You will also get to see the king’s library, as well as the king and queen's bedrooms. Explore the paintings gallery as well as the Baroque gardens of the palace. 

Lazienki Park and Museum of King Jan III Palace at Wilanow

10. Lazienki Park and Museum of King Jan III Palace at Wilanow

This tour package includes a visit to two locations: The Lazienki Park and The Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow. You can choose whether your tour is private, for your group only, or whether you share your experience with a small group of new friends.  • Lazienki Park covers the area of almost 80 hectares. Among many fascinating monuments are the Palace on the Isle, the Amphitheatre, the Orangery, the Chopin Monument and the Myśliwiecki Palace. • Wilanow Royal Palace origins date back to 1677, although it wasn't until later that it became a magnificent villa surrounded by fantastical gardens. Today, the Palace is a work of art, still boasting splendid gardens, art, buildings, and monuments.

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What people are saying about Wilanów Palace

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 32 reviews

Ula was an excellent guide to Wilanow palace. Her knowledge and language was excellent and she brought the palace to life with her stories. Excellent tour thank you

A beautiful castle, wonderfully preserved, with its very "soul" very atmospheric. Castle gardens captivating ...

The guide had an extraordinary complete knowledge about the complex history of Poland and its actors. Highly recommended.

Our guide was very nice and helpful, everything went without any problems.

Wonderful day of visiting the history of Warsaw!

Pick up was on time and we enjoyed good time for visiting both locations.