Visitors to Wrocław can benefit from a dense network of public transportation serviced by MPK (Municipal Transport Company), covering the area of metropolis and its surroundings. The public transportation is in service 7 days a week and 24 hours a day – thanks to a network of night lines.
A network of Wrocław public transportation consists of 23 tramway lines and 54 bus lines (including 19 night lines), altogether accounting for over 1250 km of bus and tram routes.
culture & art
For more than 50 years, Wrocław has forged an international reputation for its lively cultural events. Starting in the 1960s, the city became the world capital of avant-garde theater thanks to Jerzy Grotowski’s Laboratory Theater, Henryk Tomaszewski’s Pantomime Theater and the International Open Theater Festival. The musical traditions of the city where Chopin, Brahms and Paganini gave concerts are still alive today.
Year round, Wrocław is a city that never sleeps. Day or night it pulses with life. With so many thriving, dynamic companies based in Wrocław, along with the large pool of young professionals and students living in the city, the demand for quality entertainment activities is high. The historic center of town serves as a magnet for visitors and residents alike.
Food & Drink
Wrocław’s restaurants offer a wide range of tastes that stem from the culturally diverse heritage of the city and the region (Czech, German, Jewish, Austrian, Polish). More recent times add to this panorama of international inspirations some intriguing tastes from more remote places of the world. To real connoisseurs of national specialities, Wrocław offers restaurants’ with rich menus crammed with Polish delicacies. Cereal crops such as rye, wheat, millet, barley and buckwheat, noodles and dumplings such as pierogi, pickled vegetables and fish, or roasted pork stuffed with prunes and walnuts open a long list of delicacies available in Wroclaw’s restaurants.
Wrocław offers a variety of options for all of those who wish to discover shopping opportunities offered by city’s shopping centres, shops and department stores.
Thanks to a dynamic growth, Wrocław attracts major international brands and the share of prestigious labels and boutiques increases on the local market.
Visitors can choose from various shopping options, such as: Renoma Department Store, Korona Shopping Centre, Galeria Dominikanska, Arkady Wrocławskie, Magnolia Park, The Grunwaldzki Passage, Marino Shopping Centre, Bielany Shopping Park, Factory Outlet Shopping Centre, Likus Concept Store, Auchan Shopping Park, Jatki Passage – art galeries and craftsmanship as an alternative to classical shopping.
Traveling by car
The city’s strategic location is enhanced by many international transport routes running across Wrocław including the so called “3rd Pan-European Transport Corridor.” Wrocław is located directly by A4 Motorway, providing good road connections with other European routes
Traveling by train
Wrocław is easily accessible by train both from domestic and international destinations. Regular train links connect Wrocław with major international transfer hubs such as: Berlin, Hamburg, Prague, Dresden, Lvov, Leipzig.
Traveling by plane
The Copernicus International Airport is located ten kilometers away from the city centre. The airport has grown significantly over the last decade. In 2008, the airport serviced the movements of approx. 1,5 million passengers, with air traffic prognosis reaching up to 2,4 million passengers in year 2014.
Wrocław offers good air connections with major European transfer hubs such as: Frankfurt am Main, London, Munich and Copenhagen.