We take in all the main sites including the 17th century rust red Royal Castle and the Lazienki Palace or 'Palace on the Water' with its attractive architecture and lush gardens.
Keep your eyes peeled and after a while you'll start to notice something popping up in doorways, alleyways and on street corners; perhaps Wroclaw's most famous inhabitants, Gnomes!
An important part of Polish folk law they also became associated with the protest movements of the 1980's and a symbol of resistance to communist control.
Alternatively, you can visit Wilanow Palace, a splendid 17th century palace often referred to as the 'Polish Versailles', or the fascinating Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which was voted as the European Museum of the Year in 2016.
The morning train takes us to the 'Venice of Poland', Wroclaw, a charming old city built on 12 islands surrounded by canals and rivers.
Instead you might like to visit Ksiaz Castle and Landscape Park, which is best known for its stunning Rococo architecture.