1. From Wroclaw: Krzeszów Abbey and Bolkow Castle Tour
Immerse yourself in the vibrant history and architecture of Polish Baroque on this full-day tour. After the 1 hour drive from Wroclaw, you will arrive at your first stop, Bolkow Castle. Here, witness imposing walls and a fortified tower while enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding mountain landscape and listening to some thrilling legends and stories. Next, make your way to Krzeszów Abbey, also known as the Silesian pearl of Baroque. Be amazed by the wealth of the Cistercians as you visit 2 breathtaking churches. At Saint Joseph Church, admire unique frescoes by the famous Silesian painter Michael Willmann and witness the beauty of the basilica with its rich baroque interiors. After your visit, enjoy some free time for lunch and get the opportunity to sample some local dishes. On the way back, stop at the enchanting town of Chelmsko, which still preserves 12 original wooden houses from the medieval flax weavers. Visit their original workshops, which house handheld tools and wooden looms, and gain an understanding of the entrepreneurship that contributed to the Cistercians' great economic growth.