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World Conference On Doping In Sport Katowice 2019 | 5-7 November

TOURS PROGRAMME

Please find below list of tours for the WADA 2019 participants.


The Old Town of Katowice  walking tour

Monday, 4 November
09:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 16:00

Thursday, 7 November
13:00 - 15:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • Discover the beautiful historic center of Katowice
  • Visit the most interesting places and monuments of the old city
  • Experience the unique atmosphere of this magical city
  • During 2 hours trip you will be able to see places closely connected with the history of Katowice and upper Silesia
  • You will touch historical background related to the formations and plebiscite

Price

140PLN(approx.35EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide

Note

Minimum number of participants: 5 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Nikiszowiec – The Pearl of Katowice

Thursday, 7 November
13:00 - 16:00

Friday, 8 November
13:00 - 16:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • The housing estate built for the miners working in a nearby coal mine beginning
  • Interesting architecture from the beginning of 20th century create its unique atmosphere
  • 9 densely built up quarters of residential buildings united with characteristic batten plates and St. Anne’s Church
  • The housing estate became a background for many films about the Upper Silesia
  • In 2011 Nikiszowiec entered into the UNESCO list of historical monuments

Price

160PLN(approx.40EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Guido Coal Mine

Thursday, 7 November
13:00 - 16:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • Learn how mining technology developed since the end of 19th century
  • See a spade wall with wooden lining
  • Learn how Alpina heading machine or enormous KWB mechanical coal miner works
  • Walk by a unique 800-ton tank for raw coal
  • Experience the unforgettable trip into a heading having a nice incline of 18 degrees i.e. the so called descending gallery

Price

200PLN(approx.50EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport
  • admission fee

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Tour to Kraków

Monday, 4 November
09:00 - 17:00

Friday, 8 November
09:00 - 17:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • See all the highlights of the Old Town area that made Cracow so famous.
  • Starting with Barbican – the remaining fragments of city fortifications, the masterpiece of medieval military structures built in the 15th century.
  • The spectacular Main Market Square with the Renaissance Cloth Hall – a perfect place to buy local souvenirs, the Town Hall Tower and St Mary's Basilica with unique wooden masterpiece of Veit Stoss.
  • Don’t miss the buildings of Poland’s oldest university, Jagiellonian University, where Nicolaus Copernicus studied.
  • Explore Wawel Hill that is dominated by the Cathedral, the Castle and the defence towers.
  • Wawel Cathedral used to be the scene of coronations and is the eternal resting place of the kings of Poland.

Price

400 PLN (approx.100 EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport
  • light lunch
  • admission fees

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Monday, 4 November
09:00 - 14:00

Friday, 8 November
09:00 - 14:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • The death camp at Oświęcim, known as Konzetrationslager Auschwitz, was in fact a complex of camps, the largest Nazi death factory, where more than two million people, mostly Jews, perished.
  • The Auschwitz camp consisted of several units, including the largest one at Brzezinka (Birkenau).
  • Of the millions of people brought there in the period between 1940 and 1944, only 60 to 70 thousand utterly emaciated victims were alive at the time of liberation of the camp - at present, the National Museum of Oświęcim is situated on the site of the former camp.

Price

260 PLN (approx.65 EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport
  • admission fee

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Salt Mine in Wieliczka

Monday, 4 November
09:00 - 14:00

Friday, 8 November
09:00 - 14:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • Visit Wieliczka Salt Mine – a world class tourist attraction and UNESCO site.
  • Over 700-year-old, this monument of history has been created by many generations of Polish miners.
  • You can see up to 20 excavated chambers on 3 levels: the main one is located 130 meters below the ground level.
  • Exceptional in its beauty, with the rich interior decoration of the chapels – including the most beautiful of Blessed Kinga, the original linings of the galleries and workings, and the underground salt lakes.

Price

280PLN(approx.70EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport
  • admission fees

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Castle of Pszczyna The Pearl of Upper Silesia

Friday, 8 November
09:00 - 14:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • Visit castle in Pszczyna a unique residence on the European scale with 70% historical furnishing from the turmn of 20th century.
  • Admire an apartment of emperor Wilhelm the Second and residential premises from 19th and 20th centuries.
  • In 1995 the Castel in Pszczyna was granted reward of Europa Nostra.
  • Walk through the duke’s park and to meet face in face with the European bison.

Price

260PLN(approx.65EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport
  • admission fees

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


Częstochowa Pauline Monastry on Jasna Góra

Friday, 8 November
09:00 - 14:00

Meeting point: Main foyer of The International Conference Centre in Katowice

Tour programme

  • Częstochowa is the major centre of Catholic religion in Poland and destination for pilgrims from all over the world for last 600 years.
  • See the Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine with its miraculous icon.
  • Vist the Armoury and the most interesting Treasury Room, where many precious gifts, given to the monastery through the ages, can be seen.

Price

280PLN(approx.70EUR)

Price includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • coach transport
  • admission fees

Note

Minimum number of participants: 10 persons.

Free cancellation until 04 October 2019.


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