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From Wroclaw: Pearls of Lower Silesia Full-Day Private Tour

1. From Wroclaw: Pearls of Lower Silesia Full-Day Private Tour

Discover the most famous spots of the Lower Silesia region on this 1-day guided tour from Wroclaw. Start the trip from your hotel in Wroclaw and head toward the Churches of Peace in Jawor and Swidnica. The churches are the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe and are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These unique, richly decorated churches were erected by the Silesian protestants in the 17th century after the Thirty Years War. Afterwards, drive to the magnificent Ksiaz Castle, the third largest castle in Poland that dates all the way back to the 13th century. During your visit, you will admire antique interiors, towers, and French-style terraces. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a pleasant stroll in the gardens surrounding the castle. After exploring the Ksiaz Castle, enjoy a transfer back to your hotel.

From Wroclaw: Polish Pottery and Jawor Church of Peace Tour

2. From Wroclaw: Polish Pottery and Jawor Church of Peace Tour

The first recorded history about pottery activities in the Bolesławiec region date back to the end of the 14th century. Since then, the region became know as a very important area of pottery production. Visit one of the best local manufacturers observing the skilled workers at the different stages of production. Especially spectacular is the decoration, all of which is done by hand with special stamps with the emblematic pattern called peacock's eye. Afterwards, there is some time for shopping before heading to the next stop, a local restaurant for lunch. On the way back you will have a chance to see one of the biggest wooden churches in Europe. The outstanding Church of Peace in Jawor was built during the socio-political context of the 17th century during the religious wars and persecution of the Protestants. It was constructed under very strict regulations and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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What people are saying about Jawor

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

I would do the tour again anytime. Everything was there and the guide told an incredible amount about Lower Silesia. He showed me so much that I really want to come back here longer. Thank you for the nice day!

very good visit with a very competent and very adaptable guide who does not count his hours. it was very flexible and he was really available to us. the tour lasted two hours longer than expected.

A wonderful tour

The visit to the Friedenskirchen and the Fürstenstein Castle was very impressive and impressive. The travel guide was very competent and thoughtful. We were very impressed

A very good tour!! guide with a lot of experience, love his work, vast acknowledgment of the material, interesting route, and places.