Post conference tours

“Cultural gems of western Poland” trip

Bus tour from June 08 – June 12

The tour shows the nature and cultural history of Lower Silesia.

Day-to-Day description of the tour:

Day 1, 8.6.2019
From Wroclaw to Kamieniec Ząbkowicki Palace (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamieniec_Z%C4%85bkowicki_Palace), a palace built in the 19th century by the famous German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel for princess Marianne of the Netherlands. Sightseeing of the Palace under restauration

On the way to Kamieniec potential visit of the Szklary nickel mine, an interesting underground mine where you can see nickel ore as well as chrysoprase and opal (http://www.kopalniaszklary.pl/english.html#kopalnia).

The tour continues via Ząbkowice/Sl, where you have the chance to visit a famous leaning tower (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z%C4%85bkowice_%C5%9Al%C4%85skie)

Overnight stay until June 10 at Hotel Bardo, a 3 star hotel with swimming pool and wellness area (www.hotelbardo.com). Dinner at the hotel.

Day 2, 9.6.2019
The day starts with an excursion to Złoty Stok for visiting an historic gold mine (http://www.kopalniazlota.pl/en/offer-goldmine-tours). The tour continues via Lądek Zdrój to the historic city of Kłodzko. Tour to the castle and the town’s underground installations and city sightseeing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%82odzkohttp://www.klodzko.pl/en/,

Day 3, 10.6.2019
From Bardo to Polanica Zdrój and Kudowa Zdrój, two historic spa resorts in the mountain range close to the Czech border. The tour continues via Góry Stołowe, a characteristic mountain chain to Wambierzyce, also called the Silesian Jerusalem, a historic pilgrimage village hosting a monumental cathedral (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wambierzyce). Via Nowa Ruda, a mining city with a long coal mining history up to the 1990’s. Overnight stay at the Hotel Jedlinka in Jedlina Zdrój, a small hotel with an associated microbrewery. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 4, 11.6.2019
Visit of the “Stara Kopalnia” coal mining museum in Wałbrzych (www.starakopalnia.pl) and Książ Castle https://www.ksiaz.walbrzych.pl/en/, a castle originating from the 13th century. By bus along the Karkonosze mountain chain to Świeradów Zdrój. Overnight stay at Hotel Cottonina, a hotel with wellness area built up in renovated buildings of an old cotton factory.

Day 5, 12.6.2019
From Świeradów Zdrój via Jelenia Góra and Bolków back to Wrocław. Arrival to Wrocław in the afternoon.

Minimum number of participants: 20 people; Max. 40 participants!
Please book the trip with your conference registration!

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