Opole Silesia is one of the most attractive regions in the whole country that charms with the beauty of the wild, reserves, landscape parks, picturesque situated lakes and the winding rivers. Tourists, who are thirsty for knowledge, are attracted by historical palaces and castles – there is over a hundred and sixty of them, and still it is only a fraction of two hundred thousand architectural sights that can be visited in the whole region.
Adventure seekers may find it while wandering along charming trails in Opava Mountains, Mount St. Anna area, or ancient Silesian virgin forest.
Activity-seeking tourists may spend the time following cycling tracks, which lead around the most interesting parts of the region, doing water sports in Opole water reservoirs or explore inland areas mounted on a horse.
Special trails, such as the Medieval Polychromies of Brzeg, Wooden Churches, or the Cistercian trail, encourage theme focused sightseeing. Old towns are full of architectural wonders, whereas well-kept and modern villages offer excellent agricultural tourist sights and locations.
The capital of the Voivodeship boasts not only a beautiful old town and well known annual Song Festival, but also many other annually held cultural events, important for Poland and Europe, such as the International Drum Festival, Opole Theatre Confrontations or Opole Lamas – one of the best film festivals in Poland.
Throughout the years in the region different cultural influences of Poland, Czech, German, and Eastern Territories mixed together, thus Opole Silesia is famous for its unique traditions and interesting customs. Still we can taste local delicacies, participate in folk rites, become acquainted with forgotten crafts or follow daily routine of relic Silesian village in the heritage park.
It is in Opole, where palaeontologists found skeleton of the oldest dinosaur in the world. Soon, the greatest regional attraction is going to be Jura Park – unique in its global scale, where tourists will be able to watch and participate in the excavations.
The region provides professional tourist bases - with no effort a family wanting calm holidays, those who pursuit active holiday, and those who want to focus on their health, will find their place.
Training, conferences or motivational excursions organizers, may choose between a vast variety of accommodation facilities, prepared especially for the event.
Opole Voivodeship is the smallest in the country, however it combines almost every possible environmental values and touristic attractions available in Poland. We have beautiful mountains, lakes and rivers, old woods and forests, it is full of famous sights and entertainment of a city, and it has a unique regional culture, and the most of all, a completely unique climate and tourist-friendly atmosphere.