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Wroclaw: 2-Hour Private Guided Tour by Electric Car

1. Wroclaw: 2-Hour Private Guided Tour by Electric Car

Discover the beauty of Wroclaw during a 2-hour electric car tour. See many of the interesting sights and landmarks of the city in a convenient and comfortable way. The itinerary takes visitors to 30 of the most important monuments and attractions of the capital of Lower Silesia. Routes for the tour were prepared by licensed city tour guides and include places such as Saint Elisabeth Church, Jatki, the University of Wrocław, Ossolineum, Market Hall, Piasek Island, Piasek Bridge, Cathedral Island, Botanical Garden, Saint Martin Church, Holy Cross Church, Cathedral, Grunwaldzki Square, Zwierzyniecki Bridge, ZOO, Centennial Hall, Japanese Garden, Iglica, Szczytnicki Park, Wrocław and University of Technology, the National Museum, the House of Old Stock Exchange, and the Salt Market. Commentary on board is available in multiple languages. The high-quality sound system in the electric car makes it possible to learn about the exciting history of the city in the language of your choice.

Wroclaw: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

2. Wroclaw: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Wroclaw's Old Town with the help of a private guide on a walking tour of the historic city center. During 2-hour tour, you will explore the medieval Market Square and stroll down streets to admire colorful narrow buildings, tenement houses and the Gothic façade of the 13th-century Town Hall. Follow your guide to see the unique District of Four Denominations and reach the main building of Wroclaw University with its grand Aula Leopoldina (Ceremonial Hall). Keep a look out for the famous copper dwarves that were placed around the city as part of the anti-Communist Orange Alternative movement. Take the challenge and find them all! To see even more interesting places, choose the 3-hour option and admire extraordinary buildings hidden in Slowacki’s Park, such as the Panorama Raclawicka, National Museum or Museum of Architecture. Go further and see the fantastic Bastion Ceglarski, the old fortification right next to river. On the way, you will also visit St. Adalbert's Church. The best part of Wroclaw can be seen in the 4-hour tour. The piece de resistance of sightseeing is the oldest part of the city with its magnificent cathedrals, buildings and atmosphere. It’s called Cathedral Island or Ostrow Tumski. It has few islands (Slodowa or Piasek Island), the lovely Tumski Bridge, churches, the Arcibishop’s Palace and the amazing Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Walk inside to see baroque chapels and its rich interior.

Wroclaw: University Baroque Tour

3. Wroclaw: University Baroque Tour

In 1702, Emperor Leopold I, King of Bohemia, created a university in Wroclaw as a School of Philosophy and Catholic Theology. It was a time of a so-called counter-reformation, launched by the Catholic church to gain believers that had converted to Protestantism a century earlier. In this “fight for souls,” architecture and art played a very important role. The aim of this tour is to explore one of most precious edifices from the Austrian period - the University of Wroclaw. Admire the grand Baroque ceremonial hall, which hugs the banks of the River Odra, and was named after the school's founder, Aula Leopoldina. Get panoramic city views from the Mathematical Tower.

Best of Wroclaw 3-Hour History and Culture Walking Tour

4. Best of Wroclaw 3-Hour History and Culture Walking Tour

Get to know Wroclaw, the capital of Lower Silesia, on a 3-hour walking tour that introduces you to its history and culture. Explore the most beautiful and noteworthy monuments of Wroclaw, starting in Market Square (Rynek) where the unique beauty of the late gothic City Hall is truly worth seeing. Strolling through the medieval streets, come across the university campus where the main assembly hall is a striking example of beautiful Baroque architecture from the Hapsburg times. The tour concludes in the oldest part of Wroclaw, Ostrow Tumski. Located here is the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist as well as many churches and cloisters, which lend the area an extraordinary spiritual atmosphere.

Wroclaw: 2-Hour Tour of Old Town

5. Wroclaw: 2-Hour Tour of Old Town

Discover the sights of Wroclaw and wander the beautiful old town on this tour. Start at the Marketplace and visit the famous Piwnica Świdnicka restaurant, then head to the Old Town Hall of Wroclaw and to Pranger where you can see parts of the city that have existed since the Middle Ages. See the old city prison, the university, the famous Fontanna Szermierza fountain and the largest marketplace in the city – the Hala Targowa. Visit Wroclaw Cathedral and countless other architectural masterpieces from the 10th to 18th centuries. Learn more about the legends of the city's landmarks and wander along the promenade back to the marketplace.

Wrocław: Short City Walk and Cruise

6. Wrocław: Short City Walk and Cruise

After meeting with your guide, you will begin your walking tour with a wander to the city's market square where you can admire the biggest flower market in Wrocław. Next, you will visit the picturesque St. Elizabeth Church, where you can see the famous copper dwarfs, as well as the memorial to Dietrich Bonhoeffer. You will then pass by the old city prison on the way to Wrocław University, and can learn more about the students of Wrocław as you pass by Fencer's Fountain. You will continue on to the former Matthias School and its Baroque garden, before seeing the old Market Hall and Wrocław Cathedral. You can admire Cathedral Island from the Odra river, and enjoy the views from the bridge as you stroll along the promenade. The short walking tour will end with a cruise on the river Oder on a passenger ship. You will sail for 50 minutes towards the zoo, before returning back to the port. The ship includes a bar, three decks for passengers, and one deck with sun lounges. Onboard you can enjoy beer, wine, coffee, as well as various sweet goods. During the cruise, you can admire beautiful views along the Oder River. You will pass Cathedral Island, the Grunwaldzki Bridge, the National Museum, the Water Towers, and Wrocław Zoo. Your guide will also inform you on the inland waterway transport system, as well as various monuments as you pass them. Your trip will then end at the marina in the city center.

Wroclaw: Guided City Walk

7. Wroclaw: Guided City Walk

Discover the diversity of this great city, its ingenuity, and its mixed legacy created by Poles, Czechs, Austrians and Germans. Your tour starts in the Market Square (Rynek), where you’ll be amazed by the unique beauty of the late Gothic City Hall. Strolling through the medieval streets, you’ll come across the beautiful university campus, where the main assembly hall is a striking example of the Baroque architecture from the Hapsburg times.   Continue on to wander through enchanting medieval streets and admire the variety of architecture styles on display. Throughout, your guide will tell you funny stories, quirky legends, and mysterious facts hiding behind each building. He’ll also point out for you the many gnome statues that make this city so unique. You’ll learn the story behind these gnomes and in particular, why there are so many of them.   Your tour concludes in the oldest part of Wroclaw, Ostrow Tumski. Located here is the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, as well as many other churches and cloisters that lend the area an extraordinarily spiritual atmosphere. Your guide will be happy to give you suggestions of where to go from here to complete your exploration of the city.

Wroclaw: City Walk and Cruise by Luxury Solar Catamaran

8. Wroclaw: City Walk and Cruise by Luxury Solar Catamaran

Discover the city of Wroclaw on an ecological solar catamaran ride and explore the area around the market square to the University of Wroclaw on a leisurely stroll. Take a quick stop at the lit fencing fountain and learn the story of the naked students on the pedestal. Next, head towards the cathedral island, pass the old Matthias Gymnasium and stroll through the Baroque garden. Walk past the old city market hall and through the sand bridge to Sand Island. Enjoy the fantastic panorama of the Cathedral and finally get into one of the large gondolas and drive through the atmospheric Wroclaw. This tour by ecological solar catamaran takes 1-hour and will grant you a unique look at some of the city's most beautiful highlights. You will get to see some of the most beautiful sights of the old town.

Wrocław: Ostrów Tumski and Old Town Highlights Private Tour

9. 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 Bike Tour in English, German or Polish

10. Wroclaw: 3-Hour Bike Tour in English, German or Polish

Hop on a well-maintained and stylish bike for a guided three-hour tour of Wroclaw. Avoid tourist crowds, tired feet, and traffic while benefiting from the knowledge of an informative guide.  During this tour you will be able to admire the impressive baroque architecture of Wroclaw's Old Town, which was carefully reconstructed following WWII, check out Ostrow Tumski or Cathedral Island, the oldest part of the city, and visit Centennial Hall, an architectural masterpiece listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.   Besides these sites, your tour will take you to the Main Square, Old Town Promenade, Jatki, Spiż monument of animals for slaughter, Old City Prison, University of Wroclaw, Swordsman Monument, Ossolineum, Market Hall, Polish Hills, Grunwaldzki Square, Zwierzyniecki Bridge, Wroclaw Zoo, Japanese Garden, Iglica, Szczytnicki Park, the National Museum, the House of Old Stock Exchange, and the Salt Market.

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What people are saying about University of Wrocław

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We booked last minute and had a fantastic time, our guide Aga was so lovely and informative, thank you for showing us your beautiful city, highly recommend booking. Thank you Aga you were amazing!

Really interesting, with a very helpful and knowledgeable guide! With thanks to a local expert with fluent English, we got to apprecaite so much more than if we were self guided!

It was fantastic - the guide, Sean, was so knowledgable, patient with questions and overall an absolute delight! Cannot recommend highly enough

Super interesting, responds very well to individual questions, thank you for a great experience.

Sean was fantastic and very friendly. highly recommend tour of Wroclaw