As well as seeing the usual tourist attractions, Warsaw is also a great city to get involved. Here is a list of different tours and activities to really make your visit to Poland’s capital a memorable one.
Chopin Concerts Warsaw
This page is full of suggestions for things to see and do in Warsaw. Here, we offer an overview of different activities and links to activities on Get Your Guide, where you can book tickets, find out more information, and read verified reviews from people who have taken part in them.
The fastest way to get to know Warsaw is with the help of a professional guided tour, who will show you the highlights with a wealth of insider information and entertaining stories.
Chopin in Warsaw
Warsaw Royal Castle Square
Day Trips From Warsaw
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The most popular Warsaw day trip is to Kraków and Auschwitz. This is a long journey but completely worth the time. You’ll be picked up from your accommodation and get to see Kraków beautiful Old Town as part of the package.
Warsaw Food And Drink
Polish Vodka Museum
A more personal way to get to know Warsaw is through its food and drink culture. The most popular activity here is a tour of the Polish Vodka Museum, which includes a tasting session at the end.
On the other hand, you can explore the culinary side of the city with a Polish food tour. You can go with friends and family, or use it as an opportunity to meet some new people. You’ll learn the different types of traditional specialities over a number of tasting plates.
Better yet, you could learn to make your own pierogi.
Alternative Views of Warsaw
Old Town view from the Vistula river
For truly unique perspectives on Warsaw, why not take see it from the Vistula river on a traditional Galar cruise? This reproduction of an authentic Polish wooden boat sails past the Old Town and under the main bridges.
Even more unique is a helicopter ride over Warsaw. This is an incredible opportunity to see the sights from the air and includes hotel transport to and from the take-off.
Monument to the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes
There are various Warsaw tours covering the Jewish history of the city, including the former Jewish Ghetto and the Jewish Cemetery.
Or you could focus exclusively a guided tour of the excellent POLIN Museum.
Time For Action!
There are plenty of activities in and around Warsaw if you’re looking for a bit of adventure. Many of these are family-friendly. The Suntago Water Park, for example, has 30 different slides as well as relaxing thermal pools.
More Things To Do In Warsaw
Designed for different lengths of stay, these Warsaw itineraries will show you the best of the city, with transport directions and suggestions for where to eat.