Wroclaw: Full Day City Tour

For the past few years Wroclaw has dynamically developed and attracts an enormous amount of tourists every year. If you have the possibility to dedicate the whole day to visiting the city, we would encourage you to take part in this tour and discover Wroclaw’s secrets and charming nooks. This program will include visiting the beautiful Old Market Square, the marvelous pearl of 20th century architecture – the Centennial Hall and the Cathedral Island and other attractive points on the city map which you just have to see. One of the most significant parts of the tour will be the stop to see the famous Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice which makes an impression and will be a memorable experience. We are sure that you will enjoy the whole day spent in one of Poland’s most popular and trendy destinations.

We organize private Full Day City Tours of Wroclaw on request

Tour itinerary:

  1. meeting our private city guide in chosen language at your hotel at chosen time (if your hotel is located too far from Old Town, we suggest a meeting point in the centre or at additional cost we can provide private transfer service)
  2. walking tour of the central part of Wroclaw up to 4 hours total that includes all important sites of this area of the city:
  • Jewish District – one of the oldest in today’s Poland, dating back to the 12th century when the city was an important trade centre along the Amber Road; in the past, when Wroclaw belonged to Germany and was known as Breslau, had the second largest synagogue in Germany and its Jewish community was the third largest in the country with numbers that had risen to 30,000 by the time Adolf Hitler came to power
  • Freedom Square – a park in the city center, along the southern section of the City Moat, built after the demolition of the city’s fortifications by Napoleon in 1810-1812
  • Swidnicka Street – the most famous street in Wroclaw; in the 12th century it marked the city limits of Wroclaw and later turner into the city’s main trade street; prior to WW2 it was one of the most elegant thoroughfares in former Breslau
  • Old Market Square – the main point to visit in the city center, one of Poland’s most attractive markets
  • Tenement houses “Jas” & “Malgosia” / ‘Hansel & Gretel’ – a construction of two slim buildings which look like a couple holding hands; the names refer to the characters from the Grimm brothers fairy – tale – ‘Hansel & Gretel’
  • Stare Jatki lane – it symbolizes the lane’s function in the past being the place where animals were slaughtered by the butcher; today stands the Memorial of Slaughtered Animals which commemorates that
  • Main building of the University of Wroclaw
  • Ossolineum Palace – a lovely example of the rich Baroque architecture containing the collection of national archives
  • Nankier Square with three beautiful churches around it

3. free time for lunch – approx 1 hour
4. continuing the walking part of city tour for up to 1 hour which will include:

  • 25 minutes of visiting the Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice – an enormous painting presenting the Battle of Raclawice, during the Kosciuszko Uprising; it is one of only a few preserved relics of a genre of 19th-century mass culture and the oldest in Poland; the panorama stands in a circular fashion and while standing in the center, it presents different scenes depending on the viewing angles (this is a special kind of perspective used in the painting what makes it feel real)
  • up to 30 minutes of visiting Ostrow Tumski – the so-called “Cathedral Island” – the district where the history of Wroclaw begins; here you must see the impressive St. John’s Baptist Cathedral built in the Gothic style

5. approximately 25 min. drive by tram from the Old Town area to the Centennial Hall – multi-functional complex built in 1911-1913 by a gifted architect – Max Berg when the city still was a part of the German Empire.; it is said to be a masterpiece of the previous century thanks to the modern engineering and because of that it has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List; a numerous variety of cultural and sports events are regularly held here
6. visiting the Centennial Hall interiors and surroundings for up to 45 minutes where you will see:

  • an interactive exhibition about the history of the Centennial Hall, places usually not available for visitors and the view of the entire complex from above with the panorama of Wroclaw
  • Szczytnicki Park – one of the oldest city parks in Europe
  • Wroclaw Fountain – the largest in Poland and one of the largest in Europe located in the Szczytnicki Park
  • Pergola – a half-elliptical structure, 640 meters long, built in 1913 as an integral part of the Centennial Hall exhibition grounds

7. approximately 25 min. drive back from Centennial Hall to the Old Town

Whole tour lasts up to 8 hours

Prices:

  • 780 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 420 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 320 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 280 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 240 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 220 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 210 PLN per person (7 persons)
  • Contact us (8 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • service of professional private city guide in chosen language for up to 4,5 hours sightseeing city tour of Wroclaw according to itinerary above
  • entrance tickets to Panorama Raclawicka painting
  • entrance tickets to the Centennial Hall
  • public tram tickets both ways

This private tour is available in following languages:

English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Russian and others

*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary

Choose number of participants and date:

persons

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