A special tour to the European Capital of Culture 2016
Travel Date: 3-5 June, 2016
Already on arrival at the hotel you will feel the meaning of true Polish hospitality. You will be warmly welcomed and while the room keys are issued, the friendly hotel staff will serve you a tasty and refreshing welcome drink. After that you have a little time to recover in the comfortable room of your cozy hotel. A delicious 3-course dinner will be served in the restaurant and you should use the rest of the evening for a first city walk to enjoy the very special flair. In recent years Wrocław has become the most beautiful city of Poland. The Old Town was set up in the 13th century and is surrounded by burgher houses. The Market Place is a real tourist attraction and as there are many canals of the Odra river inside Wrocław, the city is known as “Venice of Silesia”. The attractiveness of Wrocław will further increase, when the largest city of Lower Silesia becomes the “European Capital of Culture” in the year 2016. The whole city presents itself then spruced up and alive. Daily and spectacularly events, held throughout the whole city area, will be offered to locals and tourists. Wroclaw then excites with a unique atmosphere that attracts and fascinates all the guests in 2016.
After a full and sumptuous buffet breakfast, you will be met by our friendly tour guide who takes you on a discovery journey through his hometown, which is an excellent example of a multicultural metropolis situated at the interface of ethnically diverse areas. The Gothic town hall was built between 1328-1504 and houses now the city’s historical museum. The oldest part of the city is the Ostrów Tumski Island. It shelters a complex of sacral buildings with gothic double-spire Cathedral of St John the Baptist. It was the first Gothic temple on Polish Islands and the view from its tower is splendid! Right after that you will visit the University of Wroclaw, which houses the world-famous “Aula Leopoldina”. It is the most magnificent reception hall in the city, which can look back on a long tradition and impresses with valuable mural paintings. In the afternoon free time to visit together with your local guide the festival „Europe on the Fork“. Gourmets, professional and amateur cooks present the most delicious regional and European cuisine and food products in the heart of the city. The competition is big and the offer is various, from exclusive dishes to very rustic ones. Tasting is a must and everyone will find something delicious. You will experience many new things and also get one or the other tip on how you can improve your local food. In the evening, our tour guide will provide you with the most important information on the subject of "European Capital of Culture" and shows you the most important event platforms and stages in the city centre. Today’s dinner will be served in the hotel and it will be a pleasure for us, to arrange a nightly boat trip on Odra river or to provide you with tickets for a visit to a cultural event in the Wrocław Opera or the new Music Forum, most modern concert hall in Europe.
After breakfast departure or extension day in Wrocław.
A preview of the calendar of events can be found on our website at the following link: