Islands & Bridges of Wrocław

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Basic Information
Short Description
Wrocław is nicknamed the Venice of the North due to its location on more than 20 islands and having more than 100 bridges. The tour focuses on the area around the Oder River, shows the city from the water and demonstrates the small islands where the locals particularly like to relax.
Total time
1h 45min
English, Spanish, Polish (check the booking calendar for availability)
„Pay what you wish” tours do not have a fixed price. It is up to you to evaluate your guide’s work and reward it. Some people give 10€, others 50€ depending on their satisfaction and abilities.
Meeting point
Aleksander Fredro’s statue in the Market Square - look for the guide with yellow umbrella!Go to map
Ending point
Market Hall (Hala Targowa) on Piaskowa Street
Additional info
♿️Suitable for people with reduced mobility.


Called by some the “Venice of the North”, settled on Odra River, Wrocław is a city of more than 100 bridges and 21 islands. Take an evening stroll with us past amazingly illuminated architecture along the river banks. Walk through the most picturesque areas in the city center and witness the unique ritual of lighting vintage lamps, just as it was done in the old days.

Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere, relax and listen to stories and such of how nature can shape the fate of the city, learn about the biggest flood in modern history that happened just over two decades ago. Admire the bravery of the Wroclavians who had to stand up for the city and by accident have learned how to … love it for the first time since World War II. What story is hiding behind this statement? Come check it out! According to our guests it might just be the most beautiful and romantic tour in Europe.

During the tour you will see:

  • Odrzańska/Kuźnicza street

  • Uniwersity/Pomorski Bridge

  • Slodowa Island (student island)

  • Piasek Island (sand Island)

  • Dahlia Island

  • Cathedral Island 

  • Dumikowski boulevard 

  • and much more!

The tour is also available on request as a private tour – book by email.

Meeting Point
Aleksander Fredro’s statue in the Market Square - look for the guide with yellow umbrella!

Our pay as you wish tours are designed for individual travellers and small groups. We don’t accept parties of more than 7 people on them. If you travel in a party of 8 or more (school groups, bigger groups of friends etc.), please choose a paid option, if it's available, or book a Private Tour. For more information on the latter, please contact us.

Relaxed and informative

Rated 5.0 out of 5
1 week ago

Michal was a guide with a genuine passion for his work. Not only did we gain historical knowledge about Wroclaw, we gained a feel and a sense of the culture and identity of this beautiful town.

John Downes

Highly recommend Michal

Rated 5.0 out of 5
1 week ago

Really enjoyed the story the tour


Islands & Bridges of Wrocław with Szymon

Rated 5.0 out of 5
3 weeks ago

It was an enjoyable and informative experience with a great guide, Szymon, who made it engaging for all of us. With some fun facts regarding the history, nature, and culture, it is a great way to see this part of the city.


Islands & Bridges of Wrocław with Adam

Rated 5.0 out of 5
7 months ago

Great tour, very interesting; Adam is very passionate about Wrocław, it was a pleasure to take part in this walk


Bridge to Bridge

Rated 4.0 out of 5
10 months ago

An informative and pleasant walk to different islands learning about the history of Wrocław.

Also, not too hot and perfect timing to catch the ‘Lamp Lighter’.

Adam our guide was very passionate about showing us this beautiful city and shared vast array of interesting facts along the way.


This tour is also available as
a Private Tour.

Private tour