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Wilanów Palace: 2-Hour Guided Tour with Entrance Tickets

1. 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 Private Wilanow Palace & Garden Tour

2. 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: Skip the Line Wilanów Palace and Gardens Guided Tour

3. Warsaw: Skip the Line Wilanów Palace and Gardens Guided 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.

Warsaw: Guided Wilanow Palace and POLIN Tour

4. Warsaw: Guided Wilanow Palace and POLIN Tour

This small-group tour is dedicated to customers who want to discover Warsaw in small groups. It means that you can share transport and attractions while touring with others, using vehicles with a maximum of 8 passengers. Your tour will begin with the Wilanow Royal Palace. Less than 10 kilometers from the center of Warsaw, there is 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 because subsequent owners expanded the building. Today, the palace is a work of art, with fantastic gardens and sculptures, 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. The museum is a place of remembrance about events that are part of the history of Warsaw, and traveling to this amazing place allows you to touch what is important in European culture. You will then move on to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Here you will find documentation of the centuries-old history of Jews in Poland. Multimedia exhibitions await visitors, showing how Poles and Jews lived together for many hundreds of years and how both cultures merged together. Throughout this conventional space, you can get acquainted with family and neighborly relations. The exhibition is made up of eight galleries, spread over an area of 4,000 square meters.

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

5. 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.

Gdansk: Private Guided Tour to Warsaw with Transportation

6. 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.

From Krakow: Private Tour to Warsaw with Guide and Transport

7. From Krakow: Private Tour to Warsaw with Guide and Transport

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.

Wilanow Palace Small Group Tour

8. 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. 

Best of Warsaw Full-Day Private Tour with Private Transport

9. 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. 

Warsaw: Warsaw Uprising Museum & Wilanow Royal Palace

10. Warsaw: Warsaw Uprising Museum & Wilanow Royal Palace

Take a deep dive into history on a guided tour of the Warsaw Uprising Museum and the Wilanow Royal Palace. At the Warsaw Uprising Museum, learn about the brave men who fought in the Polish Resistance during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Afterward, travel further into Poland’s past and visit the splendid Wilanow Royal Palace. Gain insight into the everyday life of those who fought and died for an independent Poland. The exhibit features hundreds of photographs and artifacts that tell the story of the Resistance fighters. See a replica of the Liberator aircraft, which provided support to the city’s insurgents. Take a flight over a demolished Warsaw in a 3D simulator. The museum was built in a renovated power plant which was successfully taken over by the Resistance. The stark industrial architecture of the building adds to the atmosphere of the museum. Explore the Wilanow Royal Palace of King Jan II Sobieski. Stroll through the garden, and see its many sculptures. Marvel at the Baroque architecture and opulent decoration of the palace. Admire the impressive art collection in the palace’s museum. See paintings of Warsaw by Canaletto, the court painter to the King of Poland.

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What people are saying about Wilanów Palace

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 31 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 ...

Thanks to Maria who knew how to interest us and guide us in Warsaw

Dynamism, smiles and competence of our guide Maria allowed us to have a great time in Warsaw.

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.