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Wroclaw: Lower Silesia, Ksiaz Castle, & Complex Osówka Tour

Wroclaw: Lower Silesia, Ksiaz Castle, & Complex Osówka Tour

Activity provider: Best City Tours sp. z o.o.
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Visit 3 of the main famous sights in Lower Silesia Province: the Church of Peace in Swidnica, 13th-century Ksiaz Castle, and the historical Complex Osówka, part of a Nazi-era construction project.

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Duration 8 hours
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Instructor
English, Polish
Audio guide included
English
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Wrocław
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the historical Complex Osówka, part of a Nazi-era construction project
  • Marvel at Poland's third largest castle, Książ, on its vertiginous perch
  • Admire the Churches of Peace, Europe's largest timber-framed religious building
Full description
The Church of Peace in Świdnica is the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe, built in the former Silesia in the mid-17th Century amid the religious strife that followed the Peace of Westphalia. Constrained by the physical and political conditions, the Churches of Peace bear testimony to the quest for religious freedom and are a rare expression of Lutheran ideology in an idiom generally associated with the Catholic Church. Built outside the city walls, made of wood or clay and built in less than a year, now placed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. Książ is the third largest castle in Poland, located on a majestic rock cliff by the side of the Pelcznica River. Beautifully surrounded by the forest at the height of 395 meters above sea level, the castle is often called ‘the Pearl of Lower Silesia’. Such a location corresponding to the size of the building is rare in Europe. In 1943, Hitler’s paramilitary organization had stormed into the castle and began to construct one of the most important quarters for Adolf Hitler. Complex Osówka is part of a construction project conducted by Nazi Germany between 1943-1945 (Codename Riese). Mysterious structures nicknamed “Underground City” still await to unveil their secrets. Discover Hitler’s last and biggest quarters in Lower Silesia.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Driver/ guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Wroclaw
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Trip insurance
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes

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    • Unaccompanied minors

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    • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 13 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5

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    Trip great! Lower Silesia is beautiful in autumn! In addition, the weather was favorable, the sun allowed us to see the amazing colors of autumn on the beautiful hills. The Church of Peace in Świdnica undoubtedly deserves an honorable place on the UNESCO list - it is beautiful and the historic cemetery is enchanting. The Książ Castle and its gardens deserve to be called "Pearls of Lower Silesia". The Osówka complex left at the end of the trip stimulates reflection on the fate of the underground city builders and is still surrounded by an aura of mystery. We especially thank our guide Mr. Jakub for professionalism, extensive knowledge of the region and travel along the scenic route.

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    October 19, 2019

    It was very good and well worth the price

    February 27, 2022

    Time is always short for this type of tour, but our dear Spartacus has definitely put me and my partner at ease, not rushing and explaining each monument step by step. Top organization, abundant snacks with water, courteous and local expert

    December 4, 2021

    Product ID: 79461