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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.

Wrocław: Long City Walk and River Cruise

3. Wrocław: Long City Walk and River Cruise

This is your chance to truly discover one of Europe's most unique cities. Wander the city's market square and admire the incredible colors of the biggest flower market in Wrocław. Visit the picturesque St. Elizabeth Church and see the famous copper dwarfs as well as the memorial to Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Pass the old city prison on the way to Wrocław University where you will visit the Oratorio Marianum music hall and the Aula Leopoldina, and enjoy the view from the Mathematical Tower. See the oldest university church in the world with its incredible Baroque ornamentation. Take a stroll through the old market hall and Wrocław Cathedral. Admire the cathedral, enjoy the view from the bridge and walk along the promenade. End the tour with a delightful cruise on the river Oder. Sail for 50 minutes in a return journey to the zoo. Take a seat on any of three decks on the ship or lounge in a sun chair while sipping a cold beer, wine, coffee or dessert. Relax and soak in the sights that pass you by until the trip concludes at the city center marina.

Wroclaw: Guided City Walk

4. 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: 3-Hour Bike Tour in English, German or Polish

5. 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.

Bike Tour of Wroclaw Old Town, Top Attractions and Nature

6. Bike Tour of Wroclaw Old Town, Top Attractions and Nature

Experience all the highlights of Wroclaw during a fantastic bike tour. Meet your local guide who will lead you safely around the city and show you some important destinations, among them Market Square, Panorama, Szczytnicki Park, Ostrow Tumski, and much more. Forget about tourist crowds, tired feet, and traffic jams. Wroclaw is one of the most beautiful and interesting cities and boasts a long history and many visit-worthy sights. On top of that, it is a modern city with well-maintained roads for bikers. So hop on, follow your guide, and explore the city ecologically. Start from the Old Town where you can admire colorful buildings in the Market Square and Town Hall. Continue on to witness the great architecture of Wroclaw University, ride along the Odra River, and admire picturesque views, as you reach Panorama and Bastion Ceglarski. Wroclaw is also known for its multiple islands. Ride across them to explore the oldest part of the city, Ostrow Tumski. There you will find masterpieces of sacral architecture like the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Next, arrive to the most iconic building in the city, the Centennial Hall. Hear about its amazing history from your licensed guide. With the 3-hour option of the tour, admire the large and unique Iglica Monument and take a look around Szczytnicki Park and its Japanese gardens, a perfect place to relax. Head back to the Old Town where your guide will treat you to delicious Polish donuts as a perfect finale to a wonderful trip.

Wroclaw: Giant Mountains & Valley of Palaces Day Tour

7. 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.

Wroclaw: Multimedia Fountain Evening Show

8. Wroclaw: Multimedia Fountain Evening Show

Meet at Plac Solny and be transferred through historic Old Town and Cathedral Island to reach the show at Szczytnicki Park. Pass by several notable landmarks on the way to the show. Upon arrival, enjoy a spectacular 25-minute fountain show at the largest installation of its kind in Poland. See a variety of animations and images projected onto the water jets. With over 800 lights, 300 water projectors, and 3 fire jets, witness a colorful audio-visual performance. After the show, hop back on the bus and be returned to Plac Solny.

Wroclaw: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

9. 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.

Wrocław: Short City Walk and Cruise

10. 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.

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based on 240 reviews

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!

Thanks a lot for amazing trip with Peter! now we know everything about Jewish life in Wroclaw. I advise him to everyone, who wants to have a facinating trip around city!

Really knowledgeable guide, friendly and helpful have recommended him to my friends who are travelling here in August thanks for a great experience really appreciate it

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

A great option to get to know Wrocław. Great people, nice atmosphere. I recommend