Wroclaw: Old Town Walk

Join us for a one of a kind city tour of one of the oldest Polish cities – Wroclaw, which is the home for people from several different cultures. You will be astounded by its long, interesting history, impressive monuments, restored restaurants, charming cafes and especially the stunning Old Town. Here you will find more bridges than in any other place in Central Europe. What is also attractive are the islands on which the city lays, it is often called the ‘Polish Venice’. The city is vivid and it barely ever sleeps because of the locals and tourists constantly strolling around and the university students which push the local nightlife to unmeasurable heights. Wroclaw was one of the cities in Poland hosting the Euro 2012 football championships and won the contest for 2016’s ‘European Capital of Culture’. Thanks to that more and more people decide to come to Wroclaw every year. During this tour we will convince you that it is an exciting destination definitely worth visiting.

We offer private guided walking tours of Wroclaw Old Town 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 Old Town in Wroclaw up to 3 hours total that includes all important sites of this district of the city:
  • Old Market Square – the second-largest market in Poland after the one in Krakow with impressive architecture
  • Town Hall – one of the most significant examples of Gothic architecture in central and eastern Europe
  • Salt Market – known also as the Flower Market; here salt from Wieliczka and Halicz mines and other goods were traded since the Middle Ages until the 19th century
  • St. Elizabeth’s Church – the highest church in Wroclaw
  • Stare Jatki lane – one of the most beautiful and frequently visited places in Wroclaw; situated among the central alleys, resembles Italian Tuscany in appearance and its cozy atmosphere; in the Middle Ages, meat was initially traded here
  • Tenement houses “Jas” & “Malgosia” / ‘Hansel & Gretel’ – two narrow buildings connecting two streets at the northwest corner of the Market Square; this pair of storybook tenements are known locally as ‘Jas i Malgosia,’ or commonly ‘Hansel & Gretel’ for foreigners, apparently because the connecting archway is symbolic of a couple holding hands
  • City prison on Wiezienna Street – one of the oldest buildings in Wroclaw; the legend says that the famous sculptor Wit Stwosz served a sentence here because he had falsified a bill of exchange
  • Main building of the University of Wroclaw – built in the Baroque style; one of the most representative buildings in the city
  • University Church of the Blessed Name of Jesus – this Late Baroque church has been ranked among the most beautiful ones in Central Europe, certainly the most impressive in Wroclaw
  • Ossolineum Palace – today one of the most outstanding works of Baroque architecture where you can find important libraries and national archives
  • Nankier Square – here you will find the Hochberg’s Chapel – a pearl of the Baroque architecture
  • Market Hall – an indoor marketplace with a wide variety of fresh products, dairy, etc.
  • Sand Island – considered to be one of the most prettiest islands in Wroclaw (amoung 12); it is architecturally interesting with the three churches: the imposing Church of Our Lady on the Sand, once built on the remains of a sandy circus ground, the Gothic St. Anna’s Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church of St. Cyril and St. Methodius
  • Ostrow Tumski / Cathedral Island – it used to be an island on the river of Odra, and now it is widely considered to be birthplace of Wroclaw’s history
  • St. John’s Baptist Cathedral – the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Wroclaw; know to be the first brick building in Poland; destroyed many times in the past but rebuilt by 1951; blessed by Archbishop Stefan Wyszynski – the Primate of Poland

Whole tour lasts up to 3 hours

Prices:

  • 350 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 180 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 120 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 90 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 80 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 70 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • service of professional private city guide in chosen language for up to 3 hours walking sightseeing tour of Wroclaw Old Town

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

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