Cheap flights To Wroclaw
This city, the capital of the Lower Silesian region of Poland has its own unique and appealing character, a character that charms everyone who visits. Its architectural style has absorbed influences from Prussia, Bohemia and Austria. This can be seen to good effect in city squares such as Rynek. Relax with a coffee here while street artists entertain you.
Wroclaw has a fascinating selection of museums with collections covering everything from ancient art and artefacts to detailed miniature railways and the world of water. Founded in the 10th century this ancient city spreads either side of the River Odra. This is crossed by 130 bridges while its riverside banks and little islands provide tranquil spaces to escape the city bustle. As well as its historic heart and architectural heritage, Wroclaw also has a lively cultural life and a varied calendar of festivals and events.
Things To Do
This is a pedestrian-friendly city with an easy to follow grid pattern which makes exploring a pleasure. Start in the Old Town where you'll find beautiful historic buildings and world-class museums.
A city hub
Rynek or Market Square is where it's all happening in the city, with colourful historic buildings, shops, creative street entertainers, cafes, restaurants and a few of the city's iconic dwarves. These humorous little statues are dotted across the city so keep your eyes peeled for them.
Take a trip in miniature
The Kolejkowo - Wonderful World in Miniature is Poland's largest railway model and can be found at the city's Świebodzki Station. It is a faithful recreation of the Lower Silesia region with hundreds of metres of tracks, dozens of trains and over a thousand realistic features.
A watery experience
Hydropolis is a unique and ultra-modern museum and educational centre. Its huge exhibition space is dedicated to water and features over 70 interactive installations covering eight themed areas that focus on the world's main bodies of water.
Calendar Of Events
When a festival is happening Wroclaw takes on a little extra buzz making it the perfect time to visit and soak up the local atmosphere. A packed annual calendar of events showcases local and international talent as well as turning the city into a meeting point for different cultures and lifestyles.
Jazz on the Odra: Takes place every Spring in the Impact Arts Centre next to the River Odra. Since 1964 it has been a showcase for both established and up-and-coming names in the jazz world.
Wroclaw Non-Stop: This is an exciting event that takes place over ten days in midsummer. The packed programme is an eclectic mix of up to a hundred events covering everything from urban survival camps to European folk music.
Wratislavia Cantans: Held in September, this is the most famous of the city's events. It attracts an audience from across Europe and further afield to listen to choirs, orchestras and soloists performing in some of the city's most historic venues. The music is supported with films, workshops and exhibitions.