City breaks to Wroclaw
Wroclaw is one of Polands most adored cities due its beautiful city scape and the fact that it is a fun filled city break waiting to happen. Wroclaw is an extremely pretty city just like Krakow. Wroclaw is smaller than Krakow which is great because you can explore the city on foot. Wroclaw has many attractions, theatres, festivals and crazy nightlife combined with the great value for money that Irish tourists will experience due to the strength of the Euro against the Zloty. All of these factors make Wroclaw an excellent cheap city break. Book a city break to Wroclaw today with Club Travel for the best deals on city breaks, flights, hotels and holidays.
Hotels in Wroclaw
Hotels in Wroclaw are great value for money. You can experience luxury hotels at budget prices thanks to our customers amazing special offers on flights and hotels in Poznan. We have many hotels available and can find a special place for you to stay while on your city break to Poznan. Club Travel has over thirty years’ experience of finding the perfect hotels to suit our client’s needs. Here are just two hotels from the many we have available.
Sofitel Wroclaw Old Town is an elegant 5-star hotel offering comfortable accommodation in the heart of Wroclaw. It boasts a modern fitness centre and spa, onsite dining and a good location close to the famous Market Square and Centennial Hall.
Radisson Blu Wroclaw Surrounded by the Słowacki Park, just a few minutes away from the Main Market Square, the Radisson Blu Wroclaw is a great hotel for leisure and business travellers alike. The hotel is next to the famous Panorama of the Battle of Racławice and the National Museum. It is very well connected to the railway station and the airport.
The hotel offers fully equipped and comfortable rooms, decorated in a contemporary style. The hotel also features a fitness centre where guests can exercise and a sauna.
Sights and things to do in Wroclaw
Market Square is a hive of activity full of restaurants and bars.
Wroclaw’s Dwarfs the city is full of little bronze dwarves, tourist often go on walks to try to find them all.
Old Town the old Town of Wroclaw is has many beautiful buildings, squares and has an abundance of bars and restaurants.
Japanese Garden beautifully designed and landscaped garden in the city.
Let me out a fun interactive puzzle game for groups
Wroclaw town hall and the Opera house are also top attractions in Wroclaw.
Food and drink
Polish cuisine is similar to Irish as it is based on good wholesome soups, stews and broths with meat and vegetables. Simple dishes with inexpensive ingredients are the traditional dishes of Poland. Despite the similarities in style Polish cuisine offers something a different take on seemingly familiar dishes. No trip to Poland can be called complete without sampling Polish cuisine. Here are some examples;
Pierogi, commonly translated as dumplings, are in fact closer to ravioli and come in a variety
Zurek is a very substantial soup that can qualify as a meal in itself.
Golonka, usually translated as pork knuckle, is a real feast for carnivores.
Bigos, shredded fermented cabbage with tomatoes, chunks of sausage and pork, is enriched with wine, honey, and mushrooms. Served with boiled potatoes.
Vodka is popular in Poland especially Bison Vodka which is a famous brand which has a blade of grass in the bottle, it is drunk straight or with apple juice.
Nightlife in Wroclaw
Wroclaw is well known as a party town. Wroclaw is home to over 130,000 students and there are a huge number of bars and nightclubs in the city to cater for the young population. Market square is where you will find plenty of bars.
Wroclaw International Airport is officially called Wroclaw Copernicus airport located 10km Southwest of Wroclaw city. There is no rail link however there is a bus service which runs every twenty minutes and takes approx. 50mins to get to the city centre. Alternatively you can take a taxi.
Weather in Wroclaw December, January and February are quite cold in Wroclaw and the temperature can sometimes drop to freezing. Summer is the best time to visit Wroclaw as temperatures usually stay in the mid-twenties.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Poland uses the Polish Zloty.
Wroclaw Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Wroclaw do not require a visa as Poland is a member state of the E.U.