Follow the footsteps of young Frederic

Chopin’s Warsaw – guided walk with evening piano concert

Learn about Frederic Chopin’s first twenty years of life in Warsaw on a fascinating guided walk down the most representative avenue of Warsaw – the Royal Route (Krakowskie Przedmieście). During this tour you will see some of the most beautiful palaces of Warsaw: houses where the Chopins family lived and young Frederic learnt to play the piano. Find out the story of his first teen affection. Walk down the streets which composer knew inside out, walking them everyday in his youth. See places vital for shaping Frederic’s identity, like schools he attended, houses where his friends lived, and cafes he liked to visit. See the Church of the Holy Cross, where Chopin’s heart is stored and learn fascinating story how it got there. Walk by the University – place of Frederic’s longest residence in Warsaw, where his father taught French. See the Presidential Palace, where Frederic played one of his first important concerts. Find out how the Saxon Palace looked like- place where Chopin spent his first childhood years. Immerse into the romantic period even more by listening to Chopin’s music played by multimedia benches set along the impressive Royal Route.
To listen to some more piano music, finish your trip by an evening concert in the charming surroundings of Warsaw Old Town.

Duration:

1,5h walk

1h concert

Meeting point:

16:15 Copernicus Statue – Pomnik Kopernika [check on map]

Price (per person):

35 EUR (min 2 people to open the tour)

Guides and languages

In-person: English

Inclusions:

  • local guide
  • evening piano concert