Po symbolicznej edycji w 2020 roku Jazz nad Odrą powraca w pełnej krasie. Pięć dni koncertów na trzech scenach, gwiazdy polskiego i światowego jazzu oraz tradycyjne jam session do rana – Strefa Kultury Wrocław odkrywa pierwsze karty tegorocznego programu.
You can visit all of them. You can choose few - the one that attracts your attention and stay longer. Whatever you decide do not walk past these places indifferently.
See what you can do in Lower Silesia - here everyone will find something for themselves
Our recipe for an unforgettable holiday in the region
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The holidays in 2022 falls on January 17 - February 27
The end of works is scheduled for the turn of 2022/2023
The Wrocław Christmas Market started on November 19. It will last until the end of the year until December 31, including New Year's Eve. It is also worth considering the fairs in Kliczków, Łomnica and at the Grodziec Castle as a tourist attraction.
Peace and quiet, unpaved routes - that sounds like slow travel. See the Slow Travel map of Lower Silesia with attractions in the spirit of slow tourism
Złotoryja is located in the Kaczawskie Foothills, in an extremely picturesque region that is commonly called the Land of Extinct Volcanoes (from the origin of the rock formations on the nearby hills).
The Cistercian Abbey in Krzeszów, known as the European Pearl of Baroque, is known for its constant work on restoring Krzeszów's monuments and protecting its cultural heritage.
Best quest of Lower Silesia is in Szklarska Poręba. Check this out!
It is no coincidence that Ząbkowice Śląskie, called the City of the Leaning Tower and Frankenstein, is an extraordinary town in Lower Silesia with unique attractions. It is here that the only such Leaning Tower is located and it is in Ząbkowice Śląskie that the terrible story about Frankenstein has its roots.
The pass is located in the eastern Karkonosze Mountains and rises to a height of 1046 m above sea level.
See the history of mining - come to discover treasures.
Discover the headquarters and the heart of the Wrocław exhibition industry.
The fact that the land of Kłodzko has been a great place to relax for centuries can be attributed to the wonderful natural values and the crystal clear springs of the spas. The central point of the region, the Kłodzko Valley, is surrounded by the following mountains: Bardzkie, Sowie, Suche, Stołowe, Bystrzyckie, Orlickie, the Śnieżnik Massif, Bialskie and Złote.
The areas belonging to the Lądek-Zdrój Commune are located in the Kłodzko Valley, in the Eastern Sudetes, at the south-west end of the Lower Silesia Province.
The largest and deepest post-glacial cirque in the Polish part of the Karkonosze Mountains is located just above Karpacz, between Kopa and Śnieżka mountains.
Undoubtedly - one of the most beautiful places in the Karkonosze Mountains.
It is even hard to imagine how we would endure many hours of hiking in the mountains, if there wound't be a prospect of even a short rest on the route - in a shelter, providing a moment of rest from the wind, rain and snow, as well as the sun scorching in the summer.
If you like spending time actively, check out the blog of Łukasz Kędzierski, a traveler and photographer, and learn about his suggestions.
Czarna Góra Resort - ski & leasure center
Picturesque location in the Wałbrzych Mountains, the vicinity of the Kamienne and Sowie Mountains, monuments, recreational facilities - all this creates unique conditions for sports, various forms of tourism and recreation throughout the year
We recommend a hotel friendly to families and large groups. Thanks to the rich sports and recreational base, playgrounds, delicious cuisine and conference facilities, Hotel Polanica Resort Spa will be an excellent choice for every guest.
Located at an altitude of over 1,420 meters above sea level, the most visible granite rock formation in the entire Karkonosze Mountains (it can be seen not only from many places on the hiking trails in the area of Karpacz and Śnieżka, but also from the Jelenia Góra Valley).
The tradition of producing artistic products from crystal glass, appreciated at international competitions and reaching the homes of royal and aristocratic families not only throughout Europe, but also across the Atlantic, dates back to the end of the 19th century in Piechowice.
The most important thematic route of the region. Real treasures thanks to which you will discover countless stories of Lower Silesia.
A typical tourist village for this region in the Podgórna River valley in the Sudetes, at the foot of the Karkonosze Mountains, at the same time serving as the seat of the commune consisting of 10 small, but extremely charming mountain towns, including Borowice, Głębocka, Miłków, Przesieki and Ściegien.
The Japanese Garden is a unique place on the green map of Wrocław, allowing, among others, due to the unique combination of various types of Japanese gardens, discoveries in the capital of Lower Silesia, a fragment of the extremely rich culture of the Land of the Rising Sun.
Explore a place associated with mining for 600 years
Formerly Jawor, with its medieval castle, erected by Radosław of Bolesławiec, was the seat of the Piast Duchy of Jawor (later: Świdnica-Jawor).
The history of the city is closely related to the history of Silesia, which was joined to Poland in 990 by Mieszko I. In the north-western part of the region, inhabited for centuries by the Slavic Bobrzan tribe, a stronghold called Bolezlauez was established.
Historic center of Wrocław. It was in Ostrów Tumski, which was actually an island two hundred years ago, where there was a wooden castle from the 10th century, and later - a brick castle of the Piast dynasty. Until today, Ostrów is not only a tourist attraction, an exceptionally popular walking place, but also the seat of the Wrocław metropolitan curia.
It is an ecological and exclusive place of rest for exceptional guests. It captivates with the unique atmosphere of a 16th-century Renaissance castle, in which historic interiors are decorated in a modern style.
The Bukowy Park Hotel is located right next to the Zdrojowy Park and the main walking alley in the very center of Polanica-Zdrój - the most famous health resort in Lower Silesia. This modern spa hotel is housed in a building with a history dating back to the 19th century, and the restored architectural elements create a unique, romantic atmosphere.
Located in the southern part of the historic Old Town, on one of the main streets in Wrocław, the Royal Palace is not only one of the most impressive buildings in the immediate vicinity of the Market Square, but also one of the most important monuments in the capital of Lower Silesia.
Located in a historic tenement house in the heart of Wrocław's Market Square - Pan Tadeusz Museum, operating within the framework of the National Institute of Ossoliński - can boast not only of having in its collections the most valuable Polish literary manuscript. Why is it worth visiting?
Formerly in Jatki at Malarska street there were two rows of butchers shops where butchers associated in the town guild sold their products. Today, mainly artists from Wrocław (and one dwarf!) reside in this charming, narrow street near the Market Square. What is the history of this place?
Villa Polanica - the atmosphere of a spa in an aura of comfort
The south-eastern corner of the Kłodzko Valley is occupied by the enormous Śnieżnik Massif. It is the second largest mountain group in the Polish Sudetes. It stretches from the Międzyleska Pass in the south to the Biała Lądecka valley, which separates it from the Złote Mountains.
The Orlickie Mountains is a range of the Central Sudetes almost entirely in the Czech Republic, and in Poland available only in the vicinity of Duszniki Zdrój and Zieleniec.
Feel Sentiment, visit Kowary.
Rudawy Janowickie is a small range in the Western Sudetes located in the area ranging from the Bóbr Valley in the north to the Kowarska Pass (727 m above sea level) in the south and between the Jelenia Góra Valley in the west and the Kamienna Góra Valley in the east. In the vicinity of Janowice Wielkie, they border the Kaczawskie Mountains, and on the Kowarska Pass, with the Karkonosze Mountains.
The Błędne Skały reserve is located at an altitude of 852 m above sea level, in the Stołowe Mountains National Park, and constitutes the western part of the Skalniak ridge (915 m above sea level).
Visit unconquered places! Visit the largest impregnable mountain fortress in Europe.
Because we are all children.
The Riese complex, an unfinished project carried out by Nazi Germany in the Sowie Mountains during the last years of the war (1943-1945), remains an unsolved mystery for historians and explorers (including speleologists).
The commune is located in the northern part of the Lower Silesia Province, between Głogów and Polkowice, with its seat in the village of Grębocice, the history of which, confirmed by documents, dates back to the second half of the 13th century (the village was founded under German law in 1298).
At first, it would seem that everything that is worth the attention of tourists visiting the region in Lower Silesia can be found in plain sight - in city museums full of art collections, in richly decorated interiors of historic churches, castles that still hide many secrets of their former owners, or on the picturesque mountain trails in the Sudetes, which are not lacking after all and which inspire constant admiration.
Oleśnica, a town with medieval origins to the east of Wrocław, offers tourists many attractions - especially when it comes to people interested in history and art.
Located on one of the arms of the North-South Amber Route, perhaps the most important communication route in old Europe, Kamienna Góra has been for centuries a small trading town in the southern part of the region.
A vast meadow in the Izera Mountains, located on the popular tourist route connecting Szklarska Poręba with Świeradów-Zdrój.
Oborniki Śląskie is a small town located north of Wrocław, formerly known mainly due to local health resorts and sanatoriums, which contributed to its intensive development at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The history of this small wooden church, which has served the Evangelicals from Karpacz and the surrounding area for over 150 years, resembles a story straight from literature. How did it happen that one of the pearls of Scandinavian sacred architecture found its way to Silesia?
It is the highest district of Szklarska Poręba (included in the city in 1945), known primarily for the fact that the largest Polish cross-country skiing center is located here, in which international ski competitions are organized every year (including the one taking place at Polana Jakuszycka the famous Piast Race since 1976).
The history of mining in Kletno is associated with the beginning of settlement in the region - miners, extracting iron ore from the mountains, appeared near the Śnieżnik Massif, most probably at the beginning of the 14th century.
The peak, 1,362 m above sea level, lies in the western part of the Karkonosze, south of Szklarska Poreba.
Located at the end of the approximately 100-meter-high, extremely narrow ravine, the Kamieńczyk Waterfall, falling into it with an almost 30-meter cascade, allows visitors to literally move into the world of fairy tales and ancient legends.
A border town with a centuries-old history, situated on the right bank of the Nysa Łużycka River, through which it borders the German Görlitz. Zgorzelec probably obtained city rights around 1215.
A health resort full of attractions.
The history of Szklarska Poręba was always bound with the progress of glass industry, with the search for precious gemstones, and from the 19th century with mountain tourism.
The 16th century castle in Ścinawka Górna in the Kłodzko County at the foot of the Stołowe Mountains.
Museum of Industry and Railway in Silesia in Jaworzyna Śląska is a large European scale railway museum established in 2005 in a historic depot of 1908 in Jaworzyna Śląska in Lower Silesia.
Its origins date back to before 1562, and thanks to the efforts of the museum established in 1968, paper is also produced there today using methods used in the Middle Ages.
Kamieniec Ząbkowicki is a picturesque town located in the south-eastern part of the Lower Silesia Province. The proximity to the ranges of the Złote Mountains and the Bardo Mountains makes it a perfect place for a weekend break. The season in the commune lasts all year round, because apart from the mountains, there are numerous architectural and religious monuments.
The Stołowe Mountains, closing the Kłodzko Valley on the west side, are the only plate mountains in Poland. These mountains are a kind of plateau with steep 200-meter faults.
Głogów is one of the oldest towns in Poland and has very rich history of huge and dynamic wealth and military importance . The town's history dates back to the 10th century, when the area was inhabited by Dziadoszanie.
In Kolejkowo, we will take you on a journey through a miniature world.
Do you like animals? That's good because we are too! And the Wrocław Zoo, the oldest facility of this type in Poland and one of the most visited zoos in Europe, is the perfect place to discover the natural wealth of our planet. Friendly, modern, for everyone.
When the winter snows melt and the trails in the mountains become more friendly and accessible, many of you set off to the mountains to reach the highest peak of the Karkonosze Mountains and whole Lower SIlesia - Śnieżka. We understand it perfectly, because to be in Karpacz and not to stand on its top is like ... not to be in Karpacz.
Rafting trips for everyone! A rich offer of additional attractions awaits tourists at the marina in Bardo
Międzygórze is a small village in the Kłodzko Valley, nowadays known primarily as a tourist and leisure center and a starting point for tourists who want to go hiking in the Śnieżnik Massif in the Sudetes.
The view of the Snowy Cirque - thoroughly covered with a layer of frozen snow and at the same time illuminated by the harsh winter sun or shrouded in dense fog, giving the impression that the abyss in front of the viewer has no end - remains in the memory for a long time, if not forever.
To the uninitiated, we explain that it is not about water attractions, but about a phenomenon that provides ideal conditions for air sports.
On hot summer days, we very often decide to rest by the water. Swimming in the pool or at the bathing beach often turns out to be the only opportunity to take a break from the heat that prevails in the city. Where to find the right places to spend a hot weekend? After all, there is no shortage of natural and artificial water reservoirs in Lower Silesia.
Szczeliniec Wielki is the highest peak in the Stołowe Mountains, and its height reaches 919 m above sea level. The area of the Stołowe Mountains is protected within the Stołowe Mountains National Park. The starting point for conquering Szczeliniec Wielki, included in the Crown of Polish Mountains, is the village of Karłów, located only 150 meters below.
Commune with nature.
The Sudetes stretch in a 300 km long arc in the south-west of Poland along the Polish-Czech border. The present appearance of the Sudetes is the result of long-term orogenic and denudative processes, when the mountains were uplifted and then destroyed.
Explore the Mysteries! Discover one of the longest and deepest cave in Poland.
Cross-country skiing has a long tradition in Poland – the biggest among numerous events is the Piast Race, organized on the routes of the Jakuszycka Glade for over forty years, in which several thousand cross-country enthusiasts take part every year.
Dzierżoniów County - a land at the foot of the Owl Mountains with an interesting history worth knowing.
Over 400 years old wooden masterpieces inscribed into UNESCO World Heritage List.
The underground tourist route will lead you through the most interesting corners of the mine, showing, among others, an underground waterfall and the unique Museum of Warnings and Appeals, i.e. a collection of plates mainly with health and safety regulations.
Dream Jump Karkonosze is the most beautifully situated jumping tower and the most extreme attraction of the Sudetes!
climbing with great views
From coal to science and art.
Find your route! Lower Silesia - bicycle routes for everyone.
The Centennial Hall in Wrocław is one of the largest reinforced concrete structures in history. The building, designed by Max Berg, is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
So why did the monks travel?
Centennial Hall invites locals and tourists to the Visitors Center, a permanent exhibition, modernized and enriched with new content.
One of the biggests pond complex in Europe. Popularised not only by carp breeding but also by lovely walking trails with perfect opportunities for bird watching.
Today's Polanica-Zdroj is a spa town with fewer than 7,000 inhabitants. It is located at an altitude of 355-430 m a.s.l. The surrounding Sudetes are not very high mountains but they are captivating with their beauty, picturesqueness and immaculate purity as there is no heavy industry in the area. The spa is located in the picturesque valley of the Bystrzyca Dusznicka River.
Ladek-Zdroj is located in the south-eastern part of Klodzko Land in a narrow structural basin along the Biala Ladecka River and on the hills surrounding it. The whole area is covered with magnificent beech, mountain elm, larch, sycamore, spruce and fir trees and surrounded by small but beautifully shaped hills with many paths and walking routes.
A health resort and recreation centre at the foot of the Giant Mountains with a specific piedmont and strongly stimulus climate.
It is a spa town in a wonderful, fairy-like location. Individual parts of the town are in charming picturesque valleys surrounded by forested hills belonging to the Walbrzych Mountains and the Owl Mountains.
Duszniki-Zdroj spa is located in a narrow valley of the Bystrzyca Dusznicka River on a former trade route leading from Czech Prague to Wroclaw. Nearby is the nature reserve ‘Peatland by Zieleniec’ and a uniformly forested ridge of the Orlica Mountains.
Lower Silesia has been known for its mineral waters since the Middle Ages. Already in the 18th and 19th century spas attracted numerous patients from all over Europe. There are a dozen or so health resorts with various therapeutic offers in the area.