Wrocław Local Info

Wrocław, Market Square Wrocław is the largest city of the Lower Silesia region, its administrative, economic, cultural and academic capital. It is a great example of multicultural and multidisciplinary place where people of many cultures and religions live side by side. It is famous for its hospitality, openness and atmosphere of youth what attracts new locals and tourists from all over the world.

The city is full of historic monuments, museums, art galleries which you can explore at your leisure. You can also rest in the opera, theatres, cinemas or entertain a friendship climate of many pubs and clubs created by almost 135 thousands of students from over twenty universities and colleges of Wrocław area.

More information about the city highlights can be found at Tourist Information Centre in Wrocław.

The ESREL 2014 gala dinner will take place in the unique Centennial Hall, the most famous work of Wrocław Modernism dating from 1911.

Sightseeing Wrocław with ESREL 2014

We have prepared a special Accompanying Persons’ programme including number of events in and around Wrocław – check and register!

Getting to and around Wrocław


The Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport (WRO) with modern passenger terminal offers a range of traditional and low-cost connections to many cities in Europe. The airport is located ca. 12 km from the city centre with a direct city bus route (406) departing from railway station.

Wrocław Airport - flyer

» Wrocław Airport

Public Transport

Wrocław has well developed public transportation system consisting of tram and bus routes (including also night services).

The tickets can be purchased using the multi language ticket machines located on board of vehicles (only credit/debit cards) and also on selected stations (accepting also notes and coins). The ticket must be validated immediately after boarding the vehicle. The basic fare for a single ride is 3 PLN, other options include 24h, 48h, 72h up to 7-day-tickets (46 PLN) with unlimited number of journeys.
We recommend to use the public transport services while travelling around Wrocław. The ESREL 2014 Congress Centre is located next to the Plac Grunwaldzki tram and bus station.

» The journey planner

Parking facilities

There is a limited number of parking spaces near the Congress Centre.

» Parking facilities

Orientation Map

» Orientation map with ESREL 2014 objects and transportation tips