Frederic Chopin and his heritage: Warsaw-Torun-Poznan-Duszniki-Kalisz-Warsaw

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Warsaw, Poland's capital and the home of Frederick Chopin's heart. We recommend a welcome dinner in the Old Town restaurant. Overnight in Warsaw.

Day 2: Warsaw & Chopin's birthplace
City sightseeing tour of Warsaw in Chopin's footsteps. First you visit the Royal Lazienki Park with the Chopin monument. One of Warsaw's major roads is Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, which leads you straight to the Old Town. Here you visit the poor flat where Chopin lived for a couple of years. After that, visit to the Holly Cross Church, where Chopin's heart is symbolically kept and the Ostrogski Palace, the seat of the Chopin society and Chopin museum. In the afternoon, excursion to Zelazowa Wola, the birthplace of Frederick Chopin's where museum in his family house has been arranged. Drive to Brochow and visit to a Renaissance basilica where Frederick Chopin was baptised. Overnight in Warsaw.

Day 3: Chopin's Centre in Szafarnia
You leave Warsaw and drive to Szafarnia in the Kujavia and Pomerania Region to visit Frederic Chopin's Centre. In the former palace of Dziewanowski's family, Chopin stayed twice during the summer holidays. Visit to Chopin's museum and a walk through a historical park, surrounding the palace. Drive to Torun, via Golub Dobrzyn, where you can admire the castle of the Teutonic Knights from the 14th century. After arriving in Torun, a city sightseeing tour incl. the Old Town, which has been added to UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List. Founded in 1233 by the Teutonic Knights, the city has the greatest wealth of gothic architecture in Poland. Other monuments include the statue of Copernicus, city walls and gates and the Crooked Tower.
Overnight in Torun.

Day 4: Poznan & museum of musical instruments
After breakfast, drive to Poznan. En route short stop in Gniezno, Poland's first capital and the cradle of the Polish state. Gniezno's cathedral with the precious pair of the 12 century bronze doors is definitely worth a visit. The city sightseeing tour of Poznan incl. the Old Town Square with the renaissance town hall, which houses the Museum of Musical Instruments, with the Frederic Chopin's original piano.
Overnight in Poznan

Day 5: Wroclaw
We leave Poznan and drive to Duszniki Zdroj, where Chopin Music Festival is held every year in August. En route, a city sightseeing tour of Wroclaw, city of one hundred bridges. The Old Town Square was set up in the 13th century and is surrounded by colourful burgher houses. The sightseeing tour includes also the gothic town hall, Wroclaw university with its marvellous baroque Aula Leopoldina, Ostrow Tumski Island with gothic Cathedral of St. John and the Cenntenial Hall, placed on UNESCO' World Heritage List. Drive through the region of Lower Silesia to Duszniki Zdroj.
Overnight in Duszniki Zdroj.

Day 6: Duszniki Zdroj
The city is well-known for its spas and V.I.P. guests. Here, Frederick Chopin spent some time with his Polish mother. The Frederick Chopin Spa Theatre, in which he gave concerts in 1826, was built with a group of three other buildings around the spa park. Today, a lot of piano concerts, theatre performances and other musical events take place here. Every year in August, the International Chopin Music Festival is held in Duszniki Zdroj to commemorate the charity recitals of Frederick Chopin in 1826, and gathers the greatest Polish pianists as well as famous artists from all over the world. Worth a visit is also a unique paper mill from 17th century, which is still in operation and produces hand-made paper according to old technology. In the afternoon, free time for individual visits.
Overnight in Duszniki Zdroj

Day 7: Antonin
After breakfast, we drive to Klodzko, well-known for its huge bhold with underground corridors, a well-preserved Old Town complex with a miniature replica of Charles' Bridge in Prague. The next stop is in Antonin to visit the Hunting Palace belonging to Prince Antoni Radziwil, a wooden four-storey building, where Frederick Chopin stayed twice in 1827 and 1829. In the palace, there is Chopin's chamber, exhibiting some of his mementos. Drive to Kalisz, Poland's oldest town.
Overnight in Kalisz

Day 8: Piano concert
After breakfast, drive back to Warsaw. In the evening, the highlight of the tour - an exclusive Chopin piano concert in one of Warsaw's palaces, organized especially for your group including a glass of champagne.
Overnight in Warsaw

Day 9: Departure
Breakfast and departure.

Services:

  • 3 nights in Warsaw
  • 1 night in Torun
  • 1 night in Poznan
  • 2 nights in Duszniki Zdroj
  • 1 night in Kalisz
  • half board with.
  • 8 x buffet breakfast
  • 8 x three-course dinner in the hotel
  • city sightseeing tour of Warsaw in footsteps of F. Chopin with.
  • visit to Ostrogski Palace incl. entrance fee to Chopin museum
  • visit to Chopin's flat incl. entrance fee
  • visit to the Holly cross Church
  • guided excursion to Zelazowa Wola incl. entrance fee to the museum
  • visit to the basilica in Brochow
  • visit to the Chopin's Centre in Szafarnia incl. entrance fee
  • city sightseeing tour of Torun
  • city sightseeing tour of Poznan with.
  • visit of the museum of musical instruments incl. entrance fee
  • city sightseeing tour of Wroclaw
  • sightseeing tour of Duszniki Zdroj
  • guided Old Town walk in Klodzko
  • visit to the Hunting Palace in Antonin incl entrance fee
  • visit to the exclusively organized Chopin piano concert incl. one glass of champagne
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