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THE VALLEY OF GARDEN AND PALACES – JELENIA GORA AND GIANT MOUNTAINS TOUR

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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.

 

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All about the THE VALLEY OF GARDEN AND PALACES – JELENIA GORA AND GIANT MOUNTAINS 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.  Have lunch in w tipical local mountain restaurant, where you can feel the presence of a legendary Sudets creature – the Rubezahl also known as the Moutain Spirit.

 

  • The tour starts at 9.00 AM and we offer a hotel pick up in Wroclaw.
  • The first stop in Siedlecin Knights Tower (the drive takes 1.45 hours)
  • 10.45 AM – 11.30 AM – the visit of the Knights Tower (included in the price)
  • 11.30 AM – departure to Staniszów Palace (the drive takes aprox 30 minutes)
  • 12.00 AM – 1.00 PM – coffee break and tasting of original herbal liqueur called “Echt Stonsdorfer”
  • 1.00 PM – departure to Karpacz Gorny ( the drive takes aprox 30 minutes)
  • 1.45 PM – 2.00 PM visit in the Wang Stave Church (included in the price)
  • 2.15 PM – 3.30 PM lunch break in traditional mountain restaurant (not included in the price)
  • 3.30 PM departure a Wroclaw ( the drive takes aprox 1.45 hour)
  • 5.30 PM Arrival to Wroclaw
  • The intinerary is only an estimation and can vary depending on road and weather conditions

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Visit the Vang Stave church, considered to be the oldest wooden church in Poland
See medieval castles and unique 19th-century mansions in the Valley of Palaces and Gardens
Try the original herbal liqueur called “Echt Stonsdorfer”

Admire the unique 14th-century polychromes that portray scenes from the Arthurian legends of Lancelot