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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 Gardens, Saint Martin Church, and more. 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: River Cruise in an Eco Solar Catamaran

2. Wroclaw: River Cruise in an Eco Solar Catamaran

The tour sets sail along Wroclaw’s Odra River in an ecological, solar-powered catamaran and provides a unique sightseeing perspective of the city. These eco-catamarans exude zero emissions into the environment, and are equipped with life jackets for all passengers. On the boat, there are audio guides provided in several languages, including German, French, English, Spanish, Italian, and Polish. Begin with a glide past picturesque Old Town, heading in the direction of the city zoo. Along the way sail by a selection of the city’s most iconic landmarks including Hala Targowa, Piaskowy Bridge, University Bridge, University of Wroclaw, Ossolineum, Tumski Bridge and Ostrów Tumski. During the tour, you’ll also have the opportunity to sail around the islands of Wroclaw, such as Piaskowa, Daliowa, Tampa, and Slodowa. The boat then glides along the Boulevard of Xawery Dunikowski, next to the Academy of Fine Arts, and then under the Bridge of Peace. Continue on towards Grunwaldzki Bridge, steeped in rich-history, and then onto the University Library, and Polinka cable car.

From Wroclaw: Pearls of Lower Silesia Full-Day Private Tour

3. From Wroclaw: Pearls of Lower Silesia Full-Day Private Tour

Discover the most famous spots of the Lower Silesia region on this 1-day guided tour from Wroclaw. Start the trip from your hotel in Wroclaw and head toward the Churches of Peace in Jawor and Swidnica. The churches are the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe and are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These unique, richly decorated churches were erected by the Silesian protestants in the 17th century after the Thirty Years War. Afterwards, drive to the magnificent Ksiaz Castle, the third largest castle in Poland that dates all the way back to the 13th century. During your visit, you will admire antique interiors, towers, and French-style terraces. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a pleasant stroll in the gardens surrounding the castle. After exploring the Ksiaz Castle, enjoy a transfer back to your hotel.

Adršpach: The Chronicles of Narnia Filming Location Tour

4. Adršpach: The Chronicles of Narnia Filming Location Tour

After a scenic 2-hour trip from Wrocław, arrive at the picturesque village of Adrspach on the Czech-Polish border. Walk through the extensive city of rocks, which forms a maze of impressive gorges. During the walk, enjoy spectacular views of the bizarre rock formations and discover their unusual names such as Lovers, Mayor and Mayor, Sugar Bread, and Tooth Karkonosch. Then see one of the main highlights - a beautiful waterfall surrounded by the rocks which is known to have bewitched the most famous German Romantic poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in 1790. After the walk, enjoy some free time to eat lunch in the local restaurant before you take the pleasant return ride to Wroclaw.

Wroclaw: City Walk and Cruise by Luxury Solar Catamaran

5. 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.

Wroclaw: Giant Mountains & Valley of Palaces Day Tour

6. Wroclaw: Giant Mountains & Valley of Palaces Day Tour

On this full-day excursion you’ll visit the Karkonosze Mountains, also known as the Giant Mountains, and the fascinating Valley of Palaces and Gardens and unique 19th-century mansions. Most of the sites are situated at the foot of the largest mountain range in the Sudetes. The scenic route takes you from Wrocław to the extraordinary 14th-century Siedlecin Tower House. Admire one of the most outstanding examples of medieval art: the 14th-century polychromes that portray scenes from the Arthurian legends of Lancelot. The next stop is a late baroque palace in Staniszow where you'll sample Echt Stonsdorfer (traditional herb liqueur) from the village. From here, travel to Karpacz, one of the most popular mountain resorts, situated directly at the foot of the Karkonosze range. Here you'll visit the Vang Stave church, considered to be the oldest wooden church in Poland and a unique relic of Nordic Romanesque architecture dating back to the 12th century. It was originally built in Norway and was moved to Silesia by a Prussian king in 19th century.

Jewels of Lower Silesia Full-Day Tour from Wroclaw

7. Jewels of Lower Silesia Full-Day Tour from Wroclaw

Begin this full-day tour of the Lower Silesia with a visit to the magnificent Ksiaz Castle, undoubtedly one of the greatest monuments in the region. The 3rd largest castle in Poland, it is also known as “The Pearl of Lower Silesia,” and is nestled in the picturesque valley of the River Pelcznica. The castle boasts many different architectural styles. Its chambers once hosted distinguished guests, such as John Quincy Adams (one of the U.S.'s first presidents), Winston Churchill, and the emperors of both Germany and Russia. Visit the representative part, find out the history of the rise and fall of the family, hear about the incredible fortune, high society scandals, tragedies, and why the castle still holds some mysteries.  The final site on your tour is the marvelous Church of Peace in Swidnica, rightly earning its place on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. A magnificent masterpiece of sacred art, it was originally built by the Protestants out of wood, straw and clay in the 17th century. Swidnica is also the birthplace of World War I air force legend Manfred von Richthofen, also known as the “Red Baron.” You will have the opportunity to see his modest house.

Wroclaw: 2-Hour Private Electric Car Tour with Audio Guide

8. Wroclaw: 2-Hour Private Electric Car Tour with Audio Guide

Start your trip after your driver picks you up from the meeting point. Then drive through Wroclaw in a comfortable and environmentally-friendly electric car, and explore the history and attractions of the city. Start at Blücherplatz, one of Wroclaw's largest flower markets. First, discover the surroundings of the market square, starting with the Jewish Quarter and the White Stork Synagogue. Continue your trip to St. Elizabeth's Church, and find the famous Wroclaw dwarfs and the big meatbanks with the animal monument made of copper. See the Old Town Prison and Wroclaw University with its Fencer Fountain. Learn more about the students from Wroclaw before moving on to the Red Cross Monastery. Admire the Matthias Gymnasium and the Breslauer Pier, which is a perfect starting point for a subsequent boat or gondola ride on the Oder. Discover Cathedral Island and St. John's Cathedral. While driving over the Lessing Bridge, take a look at the Kaiserbrücke and the Wasserturm. Lastly, see the Iglica, which, together with the Jahrhunderthalle, is the symbol of the city. Then, travel back over the Oder promenade, and past the gondola bay and the National Museum. Drive over the shoe bridge to St. Maria Magdalena church and hear the legend of the poor sinner bell and the witches' bridge. After the Schweidnitzer Straße and the Wroclaw Opera, you finally reach your starting point again and end your tour.

From Wroclaw: Full-Day Stolowe Mountains Trekking Tour

9. From Wroclaw: Full-Day Stolowe Mountains Trekking Tour

On this full-day tour you will transfer from Wroclaw to the Stolowe Mountains National Park, a protected area in Poland with amazing rock formations. The mountain trip starts at Karlow village and after 40 minutes ascent you will reach the wonderful “rocky city” on the top of Szczeliniec Wielki, a huge maze of rocks in various shapes. At 919 meters above sea level, this peak is the highest point of the Stolowe Mountains and offers breathtaking views of the Sudety and Karkonosze mountain ranges. After a short break in a mountain shelter you will descend to the famous spa resort of Kudowa Zdroj, where you will walk through the city park and taste the water from different health springs. On the way you will stop at the Skeleton Chapel in Czermna, where the walls and ceiling are made from thousands of human bones and skulls of war and epidemic victims from the18th century. You will then transfer back to Wroclaw.

From Wroclaw: Krzeszów Abbey and Bolkow Castle Tour

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Wroclaw

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 47 reviews

A very nice trip. Especially on a hot day when the wind blows faster in the moving melex. In the morning, on Sunday, a deserted city and the ride even more enjoyable. And of course our guide !!! We found it perfect. Thank you

A very entertaining tour with a great guide who was able to provide us with a lot of additional information. We also always had the opportunity to see some of the sights on foot. We recommend!

It was a great tour in a small group. We went early in the day and avoided the big rush. That made the tour incredible.

We were lucky to have a great guide who had an answer to every question

Excellent tour with very knowledgeable , helpful and friendly guide