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Katowice – Past & Today

General information

Saturday

12:00
Arrival at the Vienna House Easy Katowice ****, early check-in

In case of arrival at the railway and bus station – free transport to the hotel

12:30
Meeting in the hotel lobby, organized ride to Nikiszowiec
12:45 - 14:30
Visiting Nikiszowiec with a guide + free time

Extremely picturesque workers’ colony of the Giesche mine (Wieczorek)
designed by Emil and George Zillman. It is built of 9 compact quarters, some of which are connected by a characteristic roof truss and the parish church of St. Anne, built in 1927. He became a pearl among the workers’ colonies. Many films about Silesia were made in this estate. It is included in the list of Historical Monuments. Like from the “Peaky Blinders” series, this historic mining site is now a tourist attraction, the number of which is growing every year.

14:30
Organized transfer to the historic part of Katowice, start of sightseeing with a guide, ending in the Culture Zone
14:45 - 17:00
Guided tours of historic Katowice - ending in the Culture Zone
A young, diverse city with an interesting urban layout. It’s a heart above metropolis with a population of two million. You will discover the original with our guide pre-war German houses from the end of the 19th century, modernist buildings from the period during the interwar period, when the city was the capital of the Autonomous Province Of Silesia. Today SZYB WARSAWA will not take us underground, but it can take us lead to the observation deck, from which you can admire the Culture Zone – revitalized post-mining space, which consists of such buildings as: NOSPR, MCK and the new Silesian Museum – architectural gems many times awarded in competitions for unique design.
17:15
Return to the hotel, free time, access to the hotel's WELLNESS and gym

Sunday

until 10:00
Breakfast
10:15
Meeting in the hotel lobby, organized ride to the Coal Mine
10:45 - 13:30
Guided tour of the Coal Mine
You will get there with an authentic shola, the same as used in active mines coal. Express driving in the dark takes only tens of seconds! The greatest The highlight of level 320 are mining machines in motion. Experience on level 320 is associated with the exploration of mining technology from the late nineteenth century to modern times. Here you will find out what the hard work of a miner looks like conditions are mining coal and what nature can do with tunnels if they are not secured with a support. You will go through a maze of mining workings – in some places will be steep and dark! Remember that you must wear the entire tourist route a protective helmet with which we will equip you. Part of the route on level 320 will be covered suspended electric railway. This is the only such rail in the world that has remained made available to tourists !. Get a closer look at how these powerful machines work rock and coal mining. The tour ends at the innermost pub in Europe!
14:00
Return to the hotel by organized transport, ending
16:00
Check-out from the hotel, departure

In case of departure from the railway and bus stations – free transport to the station

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Price list

Kids 0-3FreeFree
Kids 4-14160 / person44 € / person
Youth 15-17250 PLN / person64 € / person
Adults 18 and more299 PLN / person93 € / person
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