The Industrial Technology Heritage Trail – a brief description of the trail
The total length: 481 km
Section I: Wrocław (the monuments within the area of the city) – 51 km
The Open Technology Museum ‘Nadbór (Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego – Szczytnicka Harbour) – west to Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego – left to the Grunwaldzki Bridge (1 km) - right through Powstańców Warszawy Square into Purkyniego street – right into Frycza-Modrzewskiego Street (a car park – from there, on foot by Dunikowskiego Boulevard to the Piaskowy Bridge (0.3 km) – to the Sand Island, Św. Jadwigi Street and NMP Street – to the Tumski Bridge (0.6 km) and back (1.2 km) – west along Ducha Św. Street and Grodzka Street – right across the Uniwersytecki Bridge – left into Cybulskiego Street and left into the Pomorski Bridge – the Northern Hydroelectric Power Station on the Oder River (3 km) – right in Nowy Świat Street – the Southern Hydroelectric Power Station on the Oder River (3.5 km) – right into Św. Mikołaja Street – straight through Jana Pawła II Square (where a connection with Leśnica is available by road no 94: Legnicka Street, Lotnicza Street, Kosmonautów Street, across the Średzki Bridge over the river Bystrzyca, along Średzka Street – right into Wolska/Marszowicka Street and left into Polkowicka Street – the water tower (18 km) – the same route goes back to Jana Pawła II Square) – right, south into Podwale Street – then straight, along Piłsudzkiego Street and Małachowskiego Street – the Railway station of the Upper Silesian Railways (33 km) – right into Pułaskiego Street – slightly to the left into Dyrekcyjna Street – left into Ślężna Street – right into Wiśniowa Alley - the water-observing tower, Sudecka street, 125a (36 km) – back to Wiśniowa Alley and Armii Krajowej Street – right into Krakowska Street (the route to Świątniki and back: Opolska Street – left into Rybnicka Street – left into Świątnicka Street – the Wrocław-Świątniki pump house complex (43 km) –– back to Krakowska Street – north-west along Krakowska Street– right across the Bridge and Na Niskich Łąkach Street – left in Rakowiecka Street - left into Na Grobli Street - the water supply system on Na Grobli street (50 km) – Na Grobli Street – the Oławski Bridge (50 km) – Walońska Street, Wróblewskiego Square.
Section II: Wrocław – Nowa Ruda – 207 km
Wrocław – road no. 8 to the south – the bypass road of Ząbkowice Śląskie – road no. 355 – Srebrna Góra (a car park on Mała Przełęcz Srebrna (79km); from there, on foot along the red route, right in the direction of the fortress – 1 km; let along the educational path in the direction of the Viaduct of Srebrna Góra of the former Railways of the Sowie Mountains – 0.4 km) – the way back: road no. 385 to the boundary of Budzów – right along a local road – Przyłęk - road no. 8 – Bardo, the bridge over the Nysa Kłodzka River (98km) – road no. 8 – Kłodzko (the exit to road no. 381 to the town centre) – Kłodzko, the fortress (109 km) – (road no. 408 – Złoty Stok, the old gold mine, 128 km; arrive at the Ducal Adit on foot (0.8 km); the way back by road no. 408 to Kłodzko) – west along road no. 8 – Duszniki Zdrój, the paper mill (167 km) – a local road – Łężyce – Przełęcz Lisia – road no. 387 – Radków – Ścinawka Średnia – road no. 386 – Nowa Ruda, a coal mine training shaft – Pole Piast (207 km).
Section III: Nowa Ruda – Wałbrzych – Bolesławiec – Wrocław – 223 km
Nowa Ruda – road no. 381 – Głuszyca – Jedlina Zdrój – road no. 383 – Jugowice – a local road – Lubachów, the water power plant building, now a power station and a museum (30 km) – a local road – Modliszów – road no. 379 – Rusinowa – road no. 35 – Świebodzice – road no. 374 – Stanowice – road no. 382 and a local road (to the left) – Jaworzyna Śląska, Railway Museum (74) – a local road and road no. 382 – Strzegom – road no. 5 – Bolków – road no. 3 – Jelenia Góra – a local road (to the north) – Siedlęcin – Pilchowice – the water dam (149 km), a local road – Pilchowice – Wleń – Łupki – Pławna Dolna – road no. 297 – Lwówek Śląski – Bolesławiec, the railway bridge over the river Bóbr (188 km) - road no. 363 – Złotoryja, the Museum of Gold (223 km).
Visiting the trail:
The trail can be visited by car (some short walks are required to reach some of the sites).