7 October 2019

Touristic information for World Conference participants

The deadline to register is 18 October

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to inform participants of the touristic activities organized as part of the Agency’s Fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport, taking place from 5-7 November 2019 in Katowice, Poland.


A number of tours have been organized for participants during the World Conference. The tours cover an array of historical and cultural attractions including the following:

  • A walking tour of the old town of Katowice 
  • A tour of Nikiszowiec, “the pearl of Katowice”
  • A tour of the Guido coal mine
  • A day tour to Kraków
  • A tour of the Auschwitz Birkenau memorial and museum
  • A salt mine tour in Wieliczka
  • A tour of the Castle of Pszczyna, “the pearl of upper Silesia”
  • A tour of the Jasna Góra Pauline Monastery in Częstochowa

In addition to the above-mentioned tours, the City of Katowice has graciously suggested a visit to the “Culture Zone” that participants may access locally.

© City of Katowice

For more information on the organized tours mentioned above, or to book your tour in advance, please visit the Tourism section of the Conference Website where you can find schedules and pricing information.
For further information on the Conference itself, and to
register by the deadline of 18 October, please consult the Conference website that contains all relevant information, including: the program; the goals and objectives; intervention registration and submission; participation terms; and a preliminary list of confirmed speakers.
Should you have any queries relating to registration, accommodation and transport, please consult the
list of key contacts on the Conference website.