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From Warsaw: Tour to Chopin's Birthplace - Żelazowa Wola

1. From Warsaw: Tour to Chopin's Birthplace - Żelazowa Wola

Enjoy a fascinating journey to the roots of one of the world’s greatest composers and arguably the most famous Pole in history, Frédéric Chopin. On this guided tour, you’ll travel in a luxury Mercedes van to Chopin’s birthplace, Żelazowa Wola, located 1 hour outside of Warsaw. Here you’ll visit the renovated manor house where Chopin was born in 1810, which now functions as a musical museum. You’ll also get the chance to explore the building’s surroundings, including a modernist park filled with rare plants, ponds, and two glass pavilions, one of which is a concert hall.  Afterwards, you’ll stop at Brochów, a village near Żelazowa Wola, where you’ll visit the Church of Saint John the Baptist where Chopin was baptized. Located on the banks of the Bzura river, the church is an exceptional architecture treasure.

Warsaw: Half-Day Private Chopin Tour to Zelazowa Wola

2. 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 and Zelazowa Wola: Frédéric Chopin Private Tour

3. 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.

Warsaw: Day Trip to Mazovia Province and Chopin's Birthplace

4. Warsaw: Day Trip to Mazovia Province and Chopin's Birthplace

Take a day to explore Mazovia province on the outskirts of Warsaw. Get to know all the highlights of this region at a glance: the birthplace of Frédéric Chopin and his world-famous piano music, noble residences of the Polish aristocracy, and the colorful folklore of the Mazovia region. Follow in the footsteps of Frédéric Chopin in Żelazowa Wola, and visit the place of his birth. Enjoy the wonderful nature and lovely piano music in the surrounding park. Find out what Chopin had in his ears when he saw the Mazovian landscape and what music was close to his soul. Visit the magnificent baroque residence of the Radziwiłł family in Nieborów, and learn about the turbulent fate of these world citizens, who were not only related to the Kennedy family but also had a network of contacts with the kings and emperors and their residences in France, Italy, Germany, and Russia. Learn how one of the most powerful families within the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth once lived here and how they financed their lives. Marvel at valuable art collections, extensive collections of books, English and Meissen porcelain, and ceramics from the local majolica factory in the splendidly furnished castle rooms. Discover why the great and famous have frequently visited Nieborów, including Alexander von Humboldt, Prussian kind Friedrich II, Russian emperor Alexander I. Visit a regional restaurant where you can try out the specialties of Mazovian cuisine and admire the colorful folklore of this region. In the late afternoon return to Warsaw full of impressions. Discover Mazovia with an English-speaking expert by coming along on this tour.

Warsaw Modlin Airport: Premium Private Transfer

5. Warsaw Modlin Airport: Premium Private Transfer

Airport transfers include a private, modern and comfortable Mercedes Benz car or van operated by a friendly, English-speaking driver who will be waiting for you upon your arrival to give you a hand with your luggage and assist you to the car. In the Warsaw Modlin Airport, you will easily spot the smartly dressed driver with a signboard with your name on it. On your way to Warsaw city center, the driver will be happy to answer any questions regarding sightseeing, good restaurants and local customs, etc. Transfers from Warsaw Modlin Airport to the city center take around 25 to 30 minutes. If you book a transfer from Warsaw city center to Warsaw Modlin Airport, pick-up time should be set at least 2-hours before your flight departure time. Necessary amenities can be provided for this service such as child seats or booster seats if you are traveling with smaller children. Standard car fits 1 to 7 passengers, but it is also possible to accommodate larger groups.

Warsaw Modlin Airport: Private Economy Transfer

6. Warsaw Modlin Airport: Private Economy Transfer

Airport transfers include a private, modern and comfortable Mercedes Benz/Skoda/Toyata car or van operated by a friendly, English-speaking driver who will be waiting for you upon your arrival to give you a hand with your luggage and assist you to the car. Transfers from Warsaw Modlin Airport to the city center take around 45 to 50 minutes. If you book a transfer from Warsaw city center to Warsaw Modlin Airport, pick-up time should be set at least 2-hours before your flight departure time. Necessary amenities can be provided for this service such as child seats or booster seats if you are traveling with little children. Standard car fits 1 to 8 passengers, but it is also possible to accommodate larger groups.

From Warsaw: Chopin & Masovian Country 1-Day Tour with Lunch

7. From Warsaw: Chopin & Masovian Country 1-Day Tour with Lunch

During the tour you will see: Zelazowa Wola – the place of birth of Frederic Chopin. Put yourself in little Frederic’s shoes while strolling down the hallways of his old home. The exhibition includes lots of valuable memorabilia from the Chopin family, including an original Playel piano. If you are lucky, you may hear the live piano concert on Sunday afternoons (from May to September). The mansion is situated on the river Utrata and surrounded by a picturesque park. Brochow – fortified church. The current exterior church was created during the reconstruction in 1665. The church was built of red brick and is one of the most valuable examples of  ‘defensive’ architecture in Poland. Here Frederic’s parents – Nicholas Chopin and Tekla Justyna Krzyżanowska were married and Frederick was baptized. Lowicz - This small town is known for its triangular market square, the only one in Poland and one of three in Europe. Just next to the market square lies a cathedral from the 17th century and Lowicz Museum, which displays a rich collection of wooden sculptures, colorful costumes and paper cuts. In Lowicz, traditions are still alive. With a little luck, you can even meet women dressed in traditional folk costumes! Maurzyce – etnographic park. Discover Polish folklore just outside Lowicz. Maurzyce Etnographic Park gives you an opportunity to see villages characteristic of the 19th century. Admire genuine buildings with stunning furnished interiors and interesting buildings: a school, stable and huts.

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What people are saying about Żelazowa Wola

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 23 reviews

This tour is a great option for those like me that wish to explore Chopin's birthplace and surroundings. The area is badly comunicated so having someone driving you around is the best time-saving option, that and the plus of having someone to guide you through the experience. I also had the chance to enjoy the outdoors live concert at the house's garden. Marcin was a great local guide that also had many interesting conversation topics during our trip. Thank you for the experience!

Good attention. They picked us up at the airport and took us to the hotel. we were a group of 7, the perfect car. On our return they were punctual to take us to the airport, at 4:30 am the communication with them was excellent, both before using the service (we had 2 little girls) and throughout the service. I recommend it 100%.

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

A very good guide and an excursion as rich as it is friendly