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Wrocław: Ostrów Tumski and Old Town Highlights Private Tour

1. Wrocław: Ostrów Tumski and Old Town Highlights Private Tour

Start your tour in the oldest part of the Wroclaw City — Ostrow Tumski — a spiritual area filled with 16th-centuries architecture and cathedrals like the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. The outstanding constructions are breathtaking and very special. Moreover, you will see the Archbishop's Palace and monuments. Look around to catch the mysteries lamplighter who operates medieval gas lamps. Cross adorable Tumski Bridge to get on Piasek Island and explore another impressive Roman Catholic Church. Walk along beautiful Odra River to Wroclaw University. Choose the 4-hours option to explore Wroclaw's Old Town and one of the greatest church - Basilica of St. Elisabeth with nice stained glasses inside. Finally, you will get to Market Square, where are colorful buildings, a nice atmosphere, and a massive Town Hall. Then you can visit very unique Aula Leopoldina, as a part of Wroclaw University. Keep an eye for the famous copper dwarves that were placed around the city as part of the anti-Communist Orange Alternative movement.

Wroclaw: 3-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

2. Wroclaw: 3-Hour City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Join an expert local guide on a 3-hour walking tour that takes you around Wroclaw's old town and the historic Ostrow Tumskithe Island, the city's oldest area. Learn the fascinating history of Wroclaw and get an insider's look at the vibrant culture of this beautiful city. Travel back in time to the beginnings of this fascinating city as you enter Cathedral Island (Ostrow Tumski), an island that is the oldest part of Wroclaw. Experience a spiritual place with silent streets, unique 19th-century gas lamps, and monuments from the Middle Ages. See remains of the first castle of the Duke of Piast's dynasty, the Holy Cross Church, and the Dumplings Gate. Admire extraordinary examples of Gothic art at St. John the Baptist's Cathedral, focusing on the religious life of citizens.  Cross the River Odra by the Tumski Bridge, also known as Lover's Bridge, and step into the current city center, which is located on the left bank of the river. From here, walk through the Market Hall and the Ossolinski National Institute with its small, picturesque garden. Stroll through the narrow streets of the Old City and arrive at Wroclaw University, a monumental complex of baroque edifices. Enter the "Old Shambles" medieval meat market and witness how it has transformed today into a corner belonging to local artists with their colorful art galleries and shops with handmade souvenirs. As you follow your guide, take notice of the unique architectural styles of numerous houses of famous citizens who once lived here and were places where distinguished guests were hosted.  Stop at the original Town Hall, which is an example of the Gothic style and contains the Museum of Bourgeois Art. Learn about the history of the impressive St. Elizabeth Church. This religious site has been the parish temple since the Middle Ages for the richest inhabitants.    Next, visit the market square is one of the biggest city markets in Europe and one of the main tourist destinations in Poland today that contains dozens of traditional restaurants, pubs, and cafes.

From Warsaw: Full-Day Private Wroclaw Tour

3. From Warsaw: Full-Day Private Wroclaw Tour

Explore Wroclaw with the convenience of a roundtrip, private transfer in a luxurious Mercedes Benz. Suitable for up to 6 guests, this tour will take you to discover the hidden gems of Wroclaw while learning its history and soaking up its rich atmosphere.  Situated at the foot of the Sudetes, by the Oder river, Wroclaw is an exceptional city of 12 islands connected by more than 100 bridges. Although nearly 70% of its buildings were damaged during the war, many have since been restored or rebuilt, retaining the city's historic charm. Visit the Gothic town hall in Market Square and admire the Gothic-style churches such as the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, St. Cross, and the Virgin Mary on the Sand. Admire the main Baroque buildings of Wroclaw University, all the while keeping an eye out for the Dwarfs of Wroclaw – a series of over 300 small bronze krasnal (gnomes), scattered around the city. Catch the gnomes eating ice cream, withdrawing money from an ATM, and even delivering a pizza on your walk through the city.  Explore Ostrów Tumski (Cathedral Island), the oldest part of the city, and admire the fantastic architecture of the St. John Baptist Cathedral and the Holy Cross church. Venture to Słodowa Island (Malt Island), the greenest of the 6 old town islands and a favorite place for outdoor lounging and summer concerts. Enjoy a walk through this tranquil setting while learning about the city's history and recovery from World War II.  Break for lunch during the tour and return to your coach at the end of the day for the return trip to Warsaw.  

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