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Warsaw Behind the Scenes

449 reviews
#8 of 171 Tours in Warsaw
Warsaw, Poland
About Warsaw Behind the Scenes
Warsaw Behind the Scenes was set up in the year 2011. We are the locals who give the chance to experience the best of our hometown. To understand its history, culture and people. What makes our tours special are our guides’ personalities, that ensure a true contact with our individual travellers as well as groups in a friendly, cultural and knowledgeable way. Classic Polish cars called Żuk (the beetle) and history served in “edible way”, mixed with the little secrets of our city, local cuisine and a personalized approach to our guests, are the key elements ensuring the quality of our Warsaw tours.
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52 reviews
There are few better ways to get off the tourist trail than with the insights of a local guide. On this Warsaw city tour, by Communist-era Żuk fire van, your passionate guide will take you on a journey deep into Warsaw’s 20th-century past. Along the way, learn to eat like a Pole, drink like a Pole, and order like a Pole.
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$49.82 per adult
7 reviews
Explore the intersection of Warsaw’s past and present on an evening city tour and pub crawl aboard a Communist-era minibus. Roll through the capital’s liveliest districts with an in-the-know driver and guide, stopping to revel in the hottest nightlife spots alongside locals. It's not all just dancing and drinking though—learn about Warsaw’s tumultuous history and see surviving examples of pre-war artifacts and Communist architecture that dot the urban landscape.
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Private Tour: Warsaw in Nutshell Sightseeing by retro minibus
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Experience the complete spectrum of Warsaw, visit classic places like the Old Town as well as spots off the beaten tourist path on this 3 hours private tour. All done with a retro communist minibus and professional guide. This tour is perfect for Warsaw rookies as well as for expats who already might know quite a lot about the city. Consider this: taking this tour on the first day here acquaints you with most of the fabulous, historical and important sites of Warsaw plus you can find plenty of hidden parts of the city that are rather off the standard route. It’s an excellent option for the first day in Warsaw or for those limited by time.
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$28.97 per adult
Private Tour: Top 10 of Classic Warsaw by retro minibus
This is the ideal tour for first-time visitors to Warsaw. Save hours researching city highlights by having a shortcut to the top 10 classic Warsaw sights. You’ll visit the Old Town, Castle Square, St. John’s Cathedral, the City Walls, Warsaw Uprising Memorial, Lazienki Royal Gardens, and much more. It’ll be a fun and memorable trip traveling in a retro minibus, and you won’t have to worry about navigating as a guide will accompany you.
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$28.97 per adult
Private Tour: Warsaw Tour for WWII Buffs by retro minibus
Investigate the remains of WWII era in Warsaw on this 3 hours private tour with our professional guide (history is his passion!) and his unique communist retro minibus designed just a few years after WWII. Tour covers Nazi invasion on Poland, beginning of the occupation of the country, the birth of local resistance, Ghetto Uprising, Warsaw Uprising and the arrival of Soviet army. Travel through time thanks to stories you'll hear combined with pre-war and post-war photographs and our Zuk retro minibus. You'll learn not only about the fights, revolutions and heroes but also about everyday life in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation, the political situation in the region that has changed diametrically throughout coupe years of WW2 and consequences that World War 2 has brought to Poland. Russian army on 17th of January 1945 entered basically a ghost town inhabited by approx. one thousand survivors.
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$28.97 per adult
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I must say that it was amazing city tour combined with city game which make our trip unforgetable. All people from the staff make a big effort to turns us into the age of PRL. Perfect atmosphere, really tricky tasks = you need to see...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Katarzyna K
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I live in Warsaw now and have been here for one year - I wish I had taken this tour with MARK immediately after we moved to Poland! This week, I brought several family members who were visiting from the US on this tour...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much Lukas for today’s tour. We enjoyed every minute of it. Your knowledge is second to none and you made it fun and enjoyable. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Warsaw - it is great value for money too. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were treated to an amazing polish food experience thanks to our guide mark. Mark is so personable, and not only did we experience amazing food, but also learnt about polish history and culture. The tour was not rushed, and Mark even...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

We had a very nice custom-tailored trip in retro buses in Warsaw with various sights and interesting stories

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Francois1881
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous tour some amazing food and places. Great local knowledge and history. Highly recommend. Thankyou mark!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

quite nostalgic for parents (specially from the middle east) and seems like history for kids. i was traveling alone and it was quite interesting sharing the true with some really nice group and it was mind blowing. get to know more about the culture. but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2019

We spent 3.5 days in Warsaw last month and booked this tour. Our guide, Lucas, was excellent. He was informative and kept everyone interested in the tour. The only negative thing about the tour was that it had to come to an end. We've found...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank kdfrench
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Our guide Marek was fabulous! We had a very good day. Sweats,meat,cheese and fish. Then of course some polish dishes and polish vodka :D + Marek knows a lot of Warsaws history, so it was more then just food! + At the last stop we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 689haidar
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Real Great way to learn about history of the city and to see cool places all around the city! Transport was cool, pick-up was perfect and guide Lukas was a friendly and enthousiatic guy!

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Hello, yes, we do have facebook page. Please search for "Warsaw Behind the Scenes Tours".
January 25, 2017|
Response from Warsaw B | Property representative |
Dear travellers, guide can pick you up from Podwale street or Sigismund's Column. Unfortunatelly we are not able to drive our van to Old Town streets. Regards, Warsaw Behind the Scenes
January 5, 2015|
Response from kay_mck | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It was 169 Zloty or 43 Euros. You could pay with a credit card on the day too, as Marcin had a machine. Enjoy!