Best Places To Visit In Opolskie Poland

Located in southwestern Poland, Opole Voivodeship is one of the most overlooked regions in the country. Most tourists decide to travel to the neighboring Malopolska (and Krakow) or Dolnoslaskie (and Wroclaw). Too bad! There are many amazing places to visit in Opolskie Poland, no matter if you are a history buff, an outdoor enthusiast, or you are traveling with a family.

Opole region is famous for the beautiful castles and unspoiled nature. It’s a part of the Upper Silesia. The main river of this region is Odra (which is actually the second longest river in Poland).

Here’s a map of the best places to visit in Opolskie Poland that you can find in this post:

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Moszna Castle

Also known as the Polish Harry Potter castle, the palace is Moszna is definitely one of the best places to visit in Opolskie Poland!

Beautiful both inside and out, a castle is a place where you can take some Insta-worthy photos and learn a bit about the history of Poland.

In the summer, you can take a relaxing stroll around the palace, your kids can play on the playgrounds. When you get tired, just lie down on the grass and listen to the live music performed by local musicians.

Did you know that you can actually stay INSIDE the castle? Book your room here.

Opole

The capital of Opolskie Voivodeship, Opole is a vibrant and beautiful city.

There are many interesting things to do in Opole including visiting the green Bolko island, getting lost in the lovely Old Town, visiting the zoo, and taking some photos of Venice of Opole.

Last but not least- don’t forget to visit the Museum of the Polish song. At the end of the day, Opole is considered as the music capital of Poland!

Looking for a place to stay in Opole? Check out Piano Hotel!

Góra Św. Anny (St. Anne Mountain)

If you are looking for a peaceful place where you can relax and run away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, St. Anne Mountain is your place to go!

There is a sanctuary at the top of the mountain, with an old church. The biggest tourist attraction of Gora Swietej Anny though is the amphitheater built by Nazis during World War II.

It slowly falls into disrepair, however, the size of this structure is still something worth seeing.

Looking for a place to stay in St. Anne Mountain? Check out Villa Rynek!

Rosenau Theme Park

According to the legend, the lost city of Rosenau was once one of the most distinguished in the region.

However, the townspeople worshiped pagan idols, for which God completely destroyed Rosenau.

Of course, nothing about this story is true and it’s made of only for marketing purposes. This theme park is one of the best places to visit in Opolskie Poland for families.

There are many attractions within the park for kids including 7D cinema, water park, and more.

Looking for a place to stay close to Rosenau Theme Park? Check out Hotel Gorzelanny (they even have some All-Inclusive options available!)

Miniature Park in Olszowa

This miniature park is a must-visit for all the Catholics traveling to Poland.

You will find there the miniatures of the most important sacral buildings in Poland and around the world. More about the park here.

Brzeg Castle

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Considered as one of the most beautiful Renaissance buildings in the Silesia region, the castle in Brzeg is definitely worth visiting!

Built in 16th century, it was inspired by the famous Wawel castle in Krakow.

Currently, there is a museum inside the building where you can see some interesting historical exhibitions.

Looking for a place to stay in Brzeg? Check out Stara Kamienica!

Stumilowy Lasek

Open in the summer season (from May till September), Stumilowy Lasek is one of the best places to visit in Opolskie Poland with kids.

They can have lots of fun in this outdoor theme park. Feeding alpacas, meeting their favorite cartoons’ characters, and attending the festival of soap bubbles are just some of the available attractions!

Opawskie Mountains

Góry Opawskie are the hidden gem of Opole region.

With the highest peak called Biskupia Kopa (890 AMSL), it’s a place great to visit even by not-experienced hikers.

Go there to see the beautiful views and breathe some fresh, unpolluted air.

Turawskie Lake

Located just about 20 minutes-drive from Opole, Turawskie Lake is one of the best places to visit in Opolskie Poland in the summer.

Go there to cool off in the lake, try some water sports, fishing, and simply relax on the beach.

Even if you are not a fan of the water, you can take a stroll in the surrounding forests, maybe even try some mushroom hunting?

Looking for a place to stay close to Turawskie Lake? Check out Osrodek Wypoczynkowy Wodnik!

Opole Open Air Museum

It’s definitely one of the best places to visit in Opolskie Poland!

The Open Air Museum is where you can see how Poles have been living in the past, what tools they have been using in their everyday life, and what were their daily activities.

Smell the wooden houses and go back in time a few hundred years. It will be an unforgettable experience!

Byczyna Knight Stronghold

Another interesting attraction in Opole for the history lovers.

Byczyna Knight Stronghold is pretty similar to Biskupin in Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship. It’s smaller and less impressive, however, still worth visiting.

It will take you about half an hour to go around the stronghold. Of course, if you want to take some Insta-worthy photos, you will need more time!

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