The City

Wroclaw is the capital city of Lower Silesia and one of the most beautiful cities in Central Europe. Situated on 5 rivers, the city has over 100 bridges, numerous islands and canals, and it amazes with its wonderful views, valuable monuments and a rich cultural offer.

The highlights of the city, to name only a few, are: Panorama Raclawicka (the panorama of Raclawice) by Styka and Kossak, Ostrow Tumski - the oldest part, where the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is located, the baroque main building of the University of Wroclaw, and the Old Town with it's stunning Market Place (Rynek) and gothic-renaissance Town Hall.

Moreover, you shouldn't miss the Centennial Hall, a site inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list, or the famed ZOO. A cruise on the river Odra or a ride on the historic tram will give you unforgettable memories, too.

The city is also famous for cultural events, including the festival "Wratislavia Cantans", the review of actor's song "Przeglad Piosenki Aktorskiej" or the film festival "Nowe Horyzonty".

Wroclaw offers numerous possibilities to do some sport or take a rest, as well.

In the surroundings of the city, you can marvel at the famous treasure of Sroda Slaska, the enormous building of Cistercian abbey in Lubiaz or the convent and grave of St. Hedwig in Trzebnica. Also other worth-seeing destinations can be reached within a hundred-kilometre distance: the underground installations in Walim left behind by the Germans, numerous spas, or the renowned Bear's Cave (Jaskinia Niedzwiedzia). And if you want to sense a little bit of magic, don't miss the chance to climb the highest mountain of the region, Sleza, which is also called - the Silesian Olympus.

Wroclaw and Lower Silesia are undeniably places which will provide you with unforgettable memories!