Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island

  • Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island, Wroclaw, Poland

Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island

Discover the oldest part of the city where the history of Wroclaw started over 1100 years ago. In a small group you will see the pearls of Gothic and Baroque architecture: the Cathedral of John the Baptist, Church of the Holy Cross and other ancient churches of Wroclaw – St. Giles and St. Martin and many others.
• 1.5h-2h walking tour with a licensed, passionate and informative guide
• Small groups limited to a maximum of 10 people.
• Visit the Cathedral Island – a very special and authentic place with 103 working gas streetlights.
• Visit the Sand Island with the monumental Church of Our Lady on the Sand.
• Listen to insightful information about Wroclaw history and legends of the islands; including the adventures of Casanova’s visit to Wroclaw, legend of the Dumpling Gate and many others.
• See the Leaning Tower of Wroclaw and a copy of the Turin shroud
• For those who would like to see more – there is also the possibility to visit the inside of the Cathedral

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu, Plac Katedralny 18, Wroclaw 50-329 Poland

Your tour will start outside the Cathedral main entrance. From there you will walk round the picturesque Cathedral Island to see where in medieval times, wrongdoers could escape justice. Whilst walking, your guide will provide insight on why hundreds of years ago, dukes and clergy chose to live on the island and why the Cathedral Island is not an island anymore.

Pass By: St Giles' Church, plac Katedralny, 50-328 Wrocław, Poland

You will see The Church of St. Giles - the oldest existing church in Wroclaw. The Leaning Tower of Wroclaw and the Dumpling Gate. A few steps away, an entrance to the 19th century Botanical Gardens is waiting for those who like to explore parks and nature.

Pass By: Archbishop's Palace in Wroclaw, Katedralna 13, 50-328 Wrocław, Poland

Furthermore, you will stop by the Archbishop’s Palace to listen to an amazing story of one brave cardinal who in 1980 hid 80 million zloty for the Solidarity movement and subsequently what happened to the money.

Pass By: Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross and St. Bartholomew, plac Kościelny 1, 50-329 Wrocław, Poland

Across the street, you see a two-tier building. This is one of the most beautiful Gothic churches in the Silesia area – the Church of the Holy Cross and Bartholomew with a copy of the Turin shroud hidden inside. Your guide will tell stories about other magnificent buildings in the neighbourhood; Orphanotropheum – a former orphanage

Pass By: Tumski Bridge, Wroclaw Poland

You will finish your tour on the Cathedral Island passing Tumski Bridge, representing the border for the church’s jurisdiction and leading to the Sand Island where you will see the monumental Church of Our Lady on the Sand.

Pass By: Wyspa Piasek, Unnamed Road,52-007, 50-266 Wrocław, Poland

The biggest Gothic church if Wroclaw – church of Our Lady on the Sand. You will also see the former Augustinians monastery, charming tenement houses – the only remains of the old residential buildings on Sand Island.




Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"



Start Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 90 To 120 Minutes
Start location: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, plac Katedralny 18, 50-329 Wrocław, Poland

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Professional, licensed guide
  • Small groups limited to a maximum of 10 people.

Not Included

Facilities


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