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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: Multimedia Fountain Evening Show

3. 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: 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.

Wroclaw: Secrets of Wroclaw Walking Tour

6. Wroclaw: Secrets of Wroclaw Walking Tour

Discover the historic city of Wroclaw with its dark sides, secrets, and long-forgotten stories from the past. Start the tour at the market square and learn the history of the altar houses and the huge globe monument. Find out where the mysterious tunnel under the market leads. See the salt market then head towards the Cathedral Island, overlooking the beautiful, old Wroclaw University. On the way, your guide will answer all of your burning questions about the many statues and monuments that you pass. Learn about the German occupation of the city, when the town was named Breslau. Hear stories about Hitler's impact in the city, the history of WWII, and what happened to the 60 German monuments at the end of the war. From the pier, admire the beautiful view of Cathedral Island and its architectural masterpieces. Visit some of the most beautiful Gothic buildings and churches in the city. At the end of the tour cross over the Lessingbrücke and walk along the Oder Promenade. The tour ends at the Witches Bridge and the Maria Magdalena Church where you will find out about the many crimes that took place there.  

Wroclaw: City Highlights Tour by Electric Car

7. Wroclaw: City Highlights Tour by Electric Car

Experience the best sites in Wroclaw in the comfort of an eco-friendly electric car. The city's history will come to life with the help of a local, professional guide. Admire the beauty of Wroclaw's Old Town and feel the excitement of the Main Market Square. Marvel at the architecture of Centennial Hall and the Spire monument from the outside and drive past the famous Wroclaw University. Venture onto Cathedral Island (Ostrow Tumski) and learn about the city's Medieval history. Stroll around the outside of sacral buildings including the Archbishop's Palace and Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Learn the military history behind the Bastion Ceglarski and the Panorama Raclawicka. Along the way, keep a lookout for the famous copper dwarves that were placed around the city as part of the anti-Communist Orange Alternative movement.

Wrocław: Short City Walk and Cruise by Luxury Ship

8. Wrocław: Short City Walk and Cruise by Luxury Ship

Start your day by meeting with your friendly and informative guide. After a short meet and greet you will commence your walking tour through 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. Learn about the students of Wrocław and see the Fencer's fountain. Continue on to the former Matthias School and its Baroque garden. See the old market hall and Wrocław Cathedral. Admire the cathedral island from the Odra river, enjoy the view from the bridge and stroll along the promenade. The short walking tour ends with a cruise on the river Oder on the largest passenger ship in Wrocław. Sail for 1 to 1.5-hours towards the Opatowicka Island. There is a luxury restaurant on the ship, three decks for passengers and one deck with sun loungers. During the cruise, admire beautiful views along the Oder River. Go past Cathedral Island, Grunwaldzki Bridge, the National Museum, Water Towers and Wrocław Zoo. During the cruise, the guide talks about inland waterway transport and monuments. The trip ends at the marina in the city center.

Wroclaw: Guided City Night Tour

9. Wroclaw: Guided City Night Tour

The old town of Wroclaw is beautifully lit with numerous gas lanterns. All the lanterns are lit by hand each day with the Darkbreak of one "Latarnik", one after the other. This sets the scene for your picturesque and informative tour around the city of Breslau. Your tour will start at the market square, where you will meet your fun and informative guide at the entrance to the restaurant Schweidnitzer Keller, at the town hall. With your guide you will take a stroll around this picturesque market square, making sure to take a brief visit to the Elisabeth Church. Next, you will take a stroll in the direction of the university, en-route, take a stop at the Fencing Fountain.  Continue on your journey to visit such landmark sites as the old Matthias Gymnasium, the Baroque Garden, the Old Town Mart Hall, and the Sand Bridge to the Sand Island. On the way, you will also get to see the Dompanorma from the Schiffanlegestelle an der Oder. Next, visit Cathedral Island and marvel at its numerous churches and the Wroclaw St. John's Cathedral. Depending on the desires of the group, your tour will end at the Lessingsbrücke or at the dock, where the night gondola rides depart from.

Wroclaw: Full-Day Cultural Tour

10. Wroclaw: Full-Day Cultural Tour

You will start the tour on the market square, at the entrance to the restaurant Schweidnitzer Keller at the town hall. Then go around the market square, briefly visit the Elisabeth Church, which is free. Then go in the direction of the university. Take a short stop at the Fencing Fountain and visit the most beautiful Baroque halls of Wroclaw: Aula Leopoldina and Oratorio Marianum. If you wish, you can go to the viewing platform on the Mathematical Tower and admire the beautiful old town panorama. Then go to the cathedral island, past the old Matthias Gymnasium through the baroque garden, at the old town mart hall, through the sand bridge and then to the sand island. On the way you will see the beautiful panorama. Then you visit the cathedral island with numerous churches and the Wroclaw St. John's Cathedral. Then take the steamer from the Schifffsanlegestelle for 30 minutes to the Jahrhunderthalle. Here you will briefly visit the former exhibition and exhibition grounds at the famous Jahrhunderthalle. See also the "Pergola" with the multimedia water features, the Japanese Garden and, upon request, the four-Dome Pavilion. At the pergola you can also enjoy a small visit to the regional restaurant and enjoy the Polish cuisine with a view of the water features. Then go to the pier and take the boat back to the old town.

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What people are saying about Old Town, Wroclaw

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 40 reviews

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