Come along on a tour to the best visitor attractions of Lower Silesia featuring beautiful architecture, UNESCO World Heritage sites, sacral monuments and great scenery. Travel through Lower Silesia and experience its rich scenery, art and culture. This tour highlights the most interesting attractions around Wrocław and offers an insight into the region's fascinating history.
Shortly after departure from Wrocław, in the middle of the Central Silesian range rises Ślęża (718 m), the area's most recognized mountain of great historical and cultural significance as the site of early settlement of Germanic and Slavic peoples in pre-historic times. Upon arrival in Świdnica you visit the UNESCO-listed Church of Peace, a unique and spectacular wooden structure that bears testimony to the quest for religious freedom in Silesia in the 17th century. Take also some time to explore Świdnica's historic Old Town with a picturesque market square and the impressive 14th-century catholic Cathedral of St. Stanislaus and Wenceslaus, patron saints of Poland and Czech Republic respectively. A special stop can be made at the house of Manfred von Richthofen, also known as the Red Baron, the famous German fighter pilot of World War I. Continue on as you reach the imposing Książ Castle, spectacularly situated on a hilltop in the middle of an old park. Your guide shows you the castle's magnificent architecture and unfolds its colourful history featuring European high-ranking aristocrats as well as Nazi secret plans to build Hitler's headquarters. Complete your tour with a visit to the stunning Cistercian Abbey in Krzeszów, regarded as one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque art and architecture in Central Europe.