Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikołaj Kopernik) was born in 1473 in Torun. He is one of the most famous astronomers in the world and is the creator of the heliocentric theory. Although Copernicus name is known throughout the world, few people know something more about his life, except that „he stopped the sun and moved the earth”. Mainly, the city Torun is associated with Nicolaus Copernicus - the birthplace of astronaut. However, if you want explore more places connected with the a world famous scientist, we encourage you to take part excursion in the footsteps of Copernicus.
1) Toruń with Gothic house where Nicolaus Copernicus was born
2) Frombork – Copernicus acted there as Chancellor of the Chapter:
- The Cathedral Hill in Frombork
- Archcathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Andrew
- Nicolaus Copernicus Museum with planetarium and The Astronomical Park
3) Lidzbark Warminski:
- Castle of Warmian Bishops in Lidzbark Warmiński, belonging to the most valuable monuments of Gothic architecture in Poland
- The Museum of Warmia in Lidzbark Warmiński
- Castle of Warmian Bishops in Olsztyn, built in the XIV century in the Gothic style
- The Astronomic Table of Nicolaus Copernicus
- Museum of Warmia & Mazury
- Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory in Olsztyn
The mentioned program is most suitable for a 2-day excursion starting from Warsaw or Gdansk. However, it is also possible to organize this tour from other cities, but you need to take into account the distance and driving time. Additionaly, we can expand the program by the visit in Krakow - the former capital of Poland, the city where Copernicus studied.
Of course, the itinerary may be modified and we can prepare a special offer for you according to your interests and preferences.
Tours available in the following languages: English, German, Spanish and others.
If you decide to take part, just let us know. We guarantee the best prices and the highest quality.
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