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Karkonosze National Park

Karkonosze National Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Wroclaw: Giant Mountains & Valley of Palaces Day Tour

1. Wroclaw: Giant Mountains & Valley of Palaces Day Tour

On this full-day excursion you’ll visit the Karkonosze Mountains, also known as the Giant Mountains, and the fascinating Valley of Palaces and Gardens and unique 19th-century mansions. Most of the sites are situated at the foot of the largest mountain range in the Sudetes. The scenic route takes you from Wrocław to the extraordinary 14th-century Siedlecin Tower House. Admire one of the most outstanding examples of medieval art: the 14th-century polychromes that portray scenes from the Arthurian legends of Lancelot. The next stop is a late baroque palace in Staniszow where you'll sample Echt Stonsdorfer (traditional herb liqueur) from the village. From here, travel to Karpacz, one of the most popular mountain resorts, situated directly at the foot of the Karkonosze range. Here you'll visit the Vang Stave church, considered to be the oldest wooden church in Poland and a unique relic of Nordic Romanesque architecture dating back to the 12th century. It was originally built in Norway and was moved to Silesia by a Prussian king in 19th century.

Wroclaw Day Tour to Giant Mountains, Karpacz, Palaces Valley

2. Wroclaw Day Tour to Giant Mountains, Karpacz, Palaces Valley

Embark on a captivating journey through the picturesque landscapes, rich history, and cultural gems of Lower Silesia. This day tour from Wroclaw with an Expert Guide and private car transfers promises to unveil the hidden treasures of this enchanting region, showcasing its natural beauty and historical wonders.Let us take you on an adventure! Book a 9-hour car tour of Lower Silesia from Wroclaw. Your adventure will begin directly at your accommodation with pickup by a Private Guide and Driver in a clean, air-conditioned vehicle. Together, you will travel through beautiful countryside landscapes, discovering the highlights and hidden gems of Lower Silesia, such as the Karpniki Castle (Fischbach Castle), a genuine castle surrounded by a medieval moat. Further down south, you will admire the natural wonders of the Giant Mountains and experience the mystery of the Place of Gravitational Anomaly, where your idle car will move you up on the hill. You will take a walk to the Wild Waterfall in Karpacz and also visit the Vang Stave Church to hear the fascinating story of how it was transferred all the way from Norway, where it was originally built around 1200. Another highlight will be the Valley of Palaces and Gardens..Here you will discover hidden treasures such as the Upper Palace and The Palace on the Water in Staniszow and the Paulinum Palace in Jelenia Gora. You will also stroll around the tranquil park of the Wojanow Palace and the nearby ""Widow's House"" manor house in Łomnica, where you can experience Polish grange and buy unique regional products. At the end of the day, you will be driven back directly to your accommodation in Wroclaw.

From Wroclaw: Full-Day Stolowe Mountains Trekking Tour

3. From Wroclaw: Full-Day Stolowe Mountains Trekking Tour

On this full-day tour you will transfer from Wroclaw to the Stolowe Mountains National Park, a protected area in Poland with amazing rock formations. The mountain trip starts at Karlow village and after 40 minutes ascent you will reach the wonderful “rocky city” on the top of Szczeliniec Wielki, a huge maze of rocks in various shapes. At 919 meters above sea level, this peak is the highest point of the Stolowe Mountains and offers breathtaking views of the Sudety and Karkonosze mountain ranges. After a short break in a mountain shelter you will descend to the famous spa resort of Kudowa Zdroj, where you will walk through the city park and taste the water from different health springs. On the way you will stop at the Skeleton Chapel in Czermna, where the walls and ceiling are made from thousands of human bones and skulls of war and epidemic victims from the18th century. You will then transfer back to Wroclaw.

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What people are saying about Karkonosze National Park

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(22 reviews)

Our guide, Majciek, was extremely knowledgeable about the history and current environment of these places. He could also answer even our random questions. There was a short hike uphill, but the path was paved and very easy to walk. There were some stairwells involved in the Tower and no elevator, so you do need to be mobile and able to walk up and down stairs. We learned so much about Poland - the people, the history, the land. I loved every minute of the tour!

My friend and I had such a wonderful day and I will remember it always. Our tour guide Adam was an amazing person- very knowledgeable about. …well, just about everything! He was funny, considerate, down to earth and did I mention funny? I was sad to say goodbye. We visited Karpacz, Seidlecin, hotel staniszow (Amazing lunch). Mountains are gorgeous. Definitely check out this tour!!

It was a great day, saw and experienced a lot. Thank you, we can only recommend this day trip. Our guide Matthias gave us a lot of information about Poland.

Fantastic trip with a very informative and pleasant guide. Would definitely recommend to others.

Great driver and enjoyed our tour for the day —- would recommend this tour