Get ready for a fascinating travel in time to Wroclaw's past and explore more than just the Old Town sights. This tour provides a historical, architectural and social perspective of how the city changed in the last two centuries. The tour features a minivan ride around Wroclaw's central and suburbian areas where you will see interesting sights reflecting the city's urban development in the pre- and post-war period. Reminiscents of the tragic Battle of Breslau of 1945 will also be presented. A comprehensive audio commentary in English, German and Polish is provided for the whole length of the minibus ride.
In addition the tour is conducted by a professional guide who will make sure that all questions from curious and intrigued customers will be answered.
The tour starts in the Old Town (outside St Mary Magdalene's Church on Szewska Street) and continues around the most interesting area covering historic public offices on Podwale Street, the Sky Tower (Poland's tallest building), Old Jewish Cemetery, Main Railway Station, the Olawskie Suburb (featured in many films dedicated to European history including Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies), Grunwaldzki Square (pre-war residential area converted into an airfield by the Nazis and afterwards developed for residential, academic and business purposes).
Also, a special stop will be arranged at the Centennial Hall and its surrounding area.
Centennial Hall (Hala Stulecia) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site recognized for its daring modernist design and architecture. Built in 1913, immediately it became a landmark of Wroclaw and attracts thousands of visitors for numerous events. The hall can be viewed inside at an extra charge (subject to availability). We will also take a stroll around the surrounding area featuring the beautiful Szczytnicki Park, Japanese Garden and Music Fountain (shows available to the public on the full hours everyday between May and October).
The tour will follow next to the historic sports complex of the Olympic Stadium from the 1920s. The itinerary also includes residential and artistic suburbs of east Wroclaw known for street art murals, parks and river canals.
The tour by-passes Cathedral Island, Wroclaw University and ends in the starting location. At request it is also possible to arrange a viewing of the famous Panorama of Raclawice (subject to availability)
AVAILIBILITY: Our tours are usually available daily throughout a year except some public holidays. Reservation is required. Please note that some attractions are closed at times (eg. University on Wednesdays).
DURATION: 1.5-2 hours (depending on traffic conditions and extended sightseeing)
DEPARTURE TIME: Usually arranged conveniently to suit individual requirements.
DEPARTURE PLACE: Szewska Street outside the entrance to St Mary Magdalene's Church. At request we are happy to arrange a pick up at another designated place
PRICE: Includes transport by minibus, English and Polish speaking guide, audio guide (English, German and Polish)
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PLEASE NOTE: A minimum number of 3 people is required on a tour. For groups 1-2 people the total tour fee is 60 EUR (260 zloty).
BOOKING: Please contact us before making a booking to check availibility. In order to speed up the booking procedure please provide your name, date(s) of the tour, number of people and accommodation details in Wroclaw. Only confirmed reservations are valid.
- Credit cards - accepted only when purchasing tour vouchers available online through the shopping cart on our website. This type of payment is required prior to the tour date.
- Cash - accepted on the tour date and collected by our guide. No pre-payment required.
- Start - Szewska St
Szewska St. - Dominikanski Sq. - Podwale St. - Piłsudskiego St. - Sky Tower - Powstancow Slaskich St. - Wisniowa St. - Old Jewish Cemetery - Central Bus Station - Main Railway Station - Traugutta St. - Miernicza St. - Grunwaldzki Sq - Centennial Hall - Szczytnicki Park - Olympic Stadium - Sienkiewicza St - Wroclaw University - Kazimierza Wielkiego St