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Off the Beaten Path (daily)

  • Get off the tourist trail in Warsaw in a Communist-era Nysa van
  • See pre-war streets, the Jewish Ghetto, Praga, and Communist landmarks
  • Learn about Polish history and culture from your local guide
Off the Beaten Path (daily)
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Off the Beaten Path (daily)
From US$55.69

If you’re fascinated by Communist-era Poland and 20th-century Warsaw, this off-the-track tour in a retro Nysa van will take you to places that are hard to find independently. Besides grand Communist landmarks, discover pre-war streets, the Jewish Ghetto, bohemian Praga, and the Czar PRL—Life Under Communism Museum, and enjoy lunch in a milk bar.

What to Expect

Meet your guide at the Hard Rock Café (or your hotel for groups of three or more), and hop aboard your Nysa 522 Communist-era van.

Your first stops are landmark pieces of Communist architecture: Constitution Square and the Palace of Science and Culture. Continue to the city center and some streets that survived both World War II and Communism. Learn about Warsaw’s cultural diversity before World War II in the Jewish Ghetto, then see how the Communists rebuilt the city after the war.

Discover hip Praga, a district that was once forgotten and dangerous but is now a creative hub. After a Polish lunch in a milk bar, visit a converted factory and the Czar PRL – Life Under Communism Museum. Enjoy a traditional aperitif before returning to the Hard Rock Café or your hotel.

Reviews (68)
1 - 5 of 42 reviews
Reviewed October 23, 2018
Perfect Tour for Corporate Events

We booked two tours w/c the 15th October on two separate nights. Groups of about 60 people for 2 hours. The tour guides were amazing and Magda made sure we were well looked after. She did a great job in giving are a high level...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tingtigger
Reviewed July 31, 2018
Fun, nostalgia, lots of information and good service

We did an "Off the beaten path" tour on the first day of our stay in Poland. Pickup was precise, and off we went in the awesome Nysa Van. We were part of a group of 14 people with two drivers/guides. They shared lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rh398
adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Its great to hear that.thank You for sparingu your opinion.

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Our tour guide was Mariusz and we were tired from traveling but he had a lot of energy and got us very excited seeing the tour lots of great monuments and interesting history behind them and also the museum was...More

Thank coryatver
adventurewarsaw, Właściciel at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank You for your opinion!

Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile
Adventure Tour with topics Back to Communism

You can chose different topics for the tour, our was communistic part of history. Driven on old vans, visiting different part of Warsaw, seeing communists architecture, streets, Palace of culture, tasting vodka, visiting flat from 70s-80s. This is for these ones who has not experienced...More

1  Thank Soko37
adventurewarsaw, Właściciel at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank You for sharing your opinion!

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile
A bit disappointing

The guide was perfect. His american english super. His knowledge was good. The van was so run down it didnt wanna start but in 3rd gear. It fills up with 8 people and no windows to open. The tour took us to slums and run...More

3  Thank charlesk418
adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Dear guest, Maybe you have choosen the wrong tour. The idea is to take you to less known areas whre tourist never get to. We want You to feel the local atmosphere of Praga district, which is not very represenative area. We also explain the...More

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Kate M
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Magne A | Reviewed this property |
approx 5 hours