Libre Graphics Meeting 2008

Wrocław 8-11th May

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Politechnika Wroclawska Ratusz Dworzec PKP Wroclaw Glowny Most Zwierzyniecki


, the largest city in western Poland has a population of nearly 650 000. Laying on the banks of the Odra, it is a unique city situated on 12 islands linked by 112 bridges. It is the Lower Silesia Region’s administrative economic and cultural capital. Wrocław is a city with a thousand-year history, inviting visitors from around the world by its cultural and academic life. It also aims to be innovation center of Poland.

LGM 2008 venue is provided by Wrocław University of Technology

27 Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego
50-370 Wrocław, Poland

See Campus Map or See LGM 2008 in google maps

Visa Requirements

Please check if you need a VISA to get to Poland.

Plugs and Sockets

Take under consideration Plugs and Sockets used in Poland. In Poland we use unearthed Europlugin 2.5 A/250 V (different than in France and Germany), and Type E (French 2-pin, female earth) socket used in France, Belgium, Czech Republic etc. ( it might not be compatible with German new standard plug). See more about plugs and sockets in wikipedia.

Getting to Wrocław

By Plane

Copernicus Airport Wrocław (IATA code WRO) – Strachowice. Check airport website for more information.

Connections by:

  • Polish Airlines LOT  - direct flights to Warsaw from London, Chicago, New York and Newark. Connecting flights to Wroclaw. Also direct flights to Wroclaw from Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt.
  • Lufthansa - direct flights to Wroclaw from Munich and Frankfurt.
  • British Airways - direct flights to Warsaw.
  • American Airlines - direct flights to Frankfurt and Munich from Dallas and Chicago.
  • Scandinavian Airlines - direct flights from Copenhagen to Wroclaw.
  • Ryanair - direct flights from Bournmouth, London, Dublin, Frankfurt(Hahn), Liverpool, Barcelona to Wroclaw.

By Train

Central Train Station (PKP Dworzec Główny) is placed in the downtown - ul. Piłsudskiego 105.

See train schedule.

German Railroads - direct InterCity Express rail links to Wroclaw from Berlin (5 hours) and Hamburg (7 hours).

By Bus

Bus Station is placed in the downtown next to Central Train Station - ul. Sucha 1/11.

See bus schedule.

Check other useful information concerning currency, city transport.


Taking under consideration the price, internet access and the location, we propose the listed accommodation:

Hotel SILFOR Premium ***

Price 78-88 Euro for a double room. In the online booking, please mark LGM in the field 'haslo'. Address:
ul. Piłsudskiego 88, 50-017 Wrocław

See Hotel Silfor Premium website booking See on Google maps


Price 60-140 Euro for single room. Address:
pl. Dominikański 1; Wrocław

See Orbis - Hotel Mercure - Panorama website See on Google maps

Avantgarda Hostel

Price: 60zl (17 Euro)/per person in a double room. Address:
ul. Kościuszki 55; Wrocław

Avantgarde Hostel website See on Google maps

Centrum Hostel

Price: 60zl (17 Euro)/per person in a double room .Address:
ul. Św. Mikołaja 16/17; Wrocław

Centrum Hostel website See on Google maps

Nathan's Villa Hostel - ROOMS STILL AVAILABLE

Price: 60zl (17 Euro)/per person in a 4-bedded rooms - with shared bathroom .Address:
ul.Świdnicka 13; Wrocław

Nathan's Villa Hostel Website

If you plan to come in a group, you might be interested in renting an apartment. Check the list of available apartments. We suggest taking under consideration hotels located in the city center –Stare Miasto, or next to the Wrocław University of Technology – area of Plac Grunwaldzki.

You can also check coplete list of hostels in Wrocław or hotels in Wrocław