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Famous Islands of Wroclaw - Cathedral Island and Sand Island

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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, Wrocław, 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.
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Departure Point
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, plac Katedralny 18, 50-329 Wrocław, Poland
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Sand Bridge, most Piaskowy, Wrocław, Poland
Inclusions
  • Professional, licensed guide
  • Small groups limited to a maximum of 10 people.
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying in a place in the new part of town, dating from the communistic period. The buildings there look all the same. We dicided to walk to Cathedral island. It was a breath of fresh air to walk through the park close to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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annameetmycity, Owner at Meet My City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review 😊! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in Wroclaw 😊

Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Our tour guide Anna was super accommodating and informative! She answered every question we had and gave us such a nice overview of this amazing part of Wroclaw. We learned so much

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Alina B
annameetmycity, Owner at Meet My City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you very much Alina 😊! It was a pleasure to have you here 😊! I hope you and your family enjoy your European tour 😊

Reviewed May 28, 2019

Anna is a tremendous guide who clearly has a passion for her native city and keen to share this with visitors. We combined the tours of Cathedral Island and the Old part of the Wroclaw Market Square and it’s surroundings. Anna is full of information...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Martin L
annameetmycity, Owner at Meet My City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Dear Martin, Many thanks for your kind review! It was a pleasure to have you here and to your guide. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour and time in Wroclaw 😊! Looking forward to seeing you soon 😊

Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend, Anna was informative and made history so fun. Her interesting and funny stories about this enchanting area was delightful and the time just flew by. Next time will take a longer tour.

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annameetmycity, Owner at Meet My City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Thank you very much Mary :)! It was a pleasure to have you here :)!

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