|Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland
Legend has it that the salt mines in Wieliczka were part of a dowry from the Hungarian princess, Kinga, when she wed Boleslaw the Shy over 700 years ago, making the Wieliczka Salt Mine one of the oldest in Europe. The mines historical importance, as well as the amazing works of art carved into the walls by miners, have earned the Wieliczka Salt Mine a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. You will be guided with a group on a route through 3 levels of underground galleries and chambers.
It was the genius of Frederic Chopin that made Poland\s music world famous. The Mazurkas, Etudes, Polonaises and Scherzos became a test and measure of any pianist\s talent. Enjoy a Chopin piano recital, performed just for you in a setting fit for a king. A glass of champagne is served during intermission. Departs at 6:20 pm. Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours
This former summer residence of the Polish kings is situated just outside of Warsaw. The tour of the palace makes Polish history come alive. Wilanow was built at the end of the 17th century for King Jan III Sobieski. It stands for the splendor of Poland in the past and is considered one of the most important monuments of Polish culture. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours. Advance purchase is highly recommended for this tour. Tickets are limited and may not be available for purchase locally.