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  1. Poland
  2. Lower Silesia Province
  3. Wroclaw
  4. Peace Church in Świdnica

Wrocław: Full-Day UNESCO Church of Peace Tour

Product ID: 205585
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Discover the magical Church of Peace in Swidnica, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on a full-day trip from Wrocław. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, travel by coach through Lower Silesia’s spectacular countryside and see some of its main attractions.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire Mount Sleza, a place of heathen worship in the pre-Christian era
  • Have a break in a mountain cottage and hear the fascinating history of ancient stone sculptures
  • See the former family home of the world-famous air force ace of the World War I, the Red Baron
  • Visit the largest wooden church in Europe
Full description
Meet your guide in Wrocław and being your full-day tour. Drive along a scenic route from Wrocław to the city of Sobotka, one of the more unique and mysterious places in Poland. The city is located at the foot of Mount Sleza, a ridge emerges from the monotonous Silesian lowlands to a height of 718 meters, dominating the landscape of the province.

Explore the market square, then listen to the fascinating history of the different tribes that have lived in the area since the Bronze Age. Admire ancient stone sculptures that were religious symbols. Make a brief stop at the archeological site of Bedkowice to see what early Slavic settlements looked liked. Continue to the village of Krzyzowa, home to the Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe.

Once there, find out about the Polish-German Reconciliation Mass, celebrated on the November 12, 1989. Afterwards, travel to Swidnica to admire the enchanting city with its impressive cathedral and picturesque market square. Enjoy free time for lunch or to explore on your own. Finally, pay a visit to the marvelous Church of Peace, the largest wooden church in Europe. After this, relax on the ride back to Wrocław.
Includes
  • Full-day sightseeing tour
  • Transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to the Church of Peace
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Snacks, drinks and other personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the movie theater Nowe Horyzonty, Kazimierza Wielkiego 19a/21, 50-077 Wrocław.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The exact tour timings may vary due to weather or road conditions
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Viadrina Tours

Product ID: 205585