One Week of Baltic Travel

One Week of Baltic Travel

If you only have one week in Poland, you might wish to maximize your time in the country by visiting the worthy places. The highlights of Poland include lots of culture, historic towns and beaches. You may want to check out the Baltic coast such as Gdansk and Sopot. The other historic places are Poznan and Wroclaw. Everybody who has been to Poland will tell you to see Krakow and Warsaw, well, they are indeed must see places to include in your itinerary. The best way to arrive is by flight to ... [ read more ]

Much about Poland

Much about Poland

Before you decide that you would like to visit Poland, maybe it will be useful to know some interesting things about the ninth largest country in Europe - Poland. For example, there is a popular name for dogs in Poland, it is 'Burek' which directly translated to the color browish-grey. In Poland, the birthday is not the most important, but rather a person's name day. There are many natural resources possess by Poland, namely the natural gas, salt, arable land, sulfur, silver, coal, copper, lea... [ read more ]

Extraordinary UNESCO Sights in Poland

Extraordinary UNESCO Sights in Poland

This forest has existed long before 1600 and it is a woodland or old growth forest crossing the borders of Belarus. Such immense primeval forest is really rare and this one in Poland is classified as another heritage site that worth to be perserved. It spans through the European Plain with a large mountain-free landform. About 800 wisent can be found here. Wisents are the continent's heaviest land animals and worry not as they do not roam around in the 100 square kilometers Bialowieski Natio... [ read more ]

Rivers of Poland

Rivers of Poland

The two longest rivers in Poland are the Vistula followed by the Oder River. They both empty into the Baltic Sea. The Vistula is more than 1000 kilometers in length, while the Oder River is 854km and out of which 742 lies in Poland itself. The other worth to see third longest river in Poland is the Warta. It is rather a tributary  located in western-central of Poland is the third longest river. The Bydgoszsz Canal cannects it to the Vistula river. This canal built at the order of the King ... [ read more ]

Bochnia Salt Mine and St. Mary Magdalene Church

Bochnia Salt Mine and St. Mary Magdalene Church

As an extension of Wieliczka, and operating since prehistoric times, at about 20km from Wieliczka, you should also visit the Bochnia Salt Mine. It is deeper with 468 meters in depth at sixteen different levels. You can explore the deserted chambers, shafts, passages that formed an underground town and the sanatorium. It is the largest preserved chambers. The mines measures 4.5 km in length and what Ko?ció? ?w. El?biety Then within the Ko?ció? ?w. El?biety or St. Elisabeth's Church, there... [ read more ]

Wroclaw 'Oldest' Sights

Wroclaw ‘Oldest’ Sights

To the Southwestern part of Poland is the Wroc?aw Cathedral. The Cathedral is one of the amazing sights not to be missed. Ostrów Tumski ("Cathedral Island", with Wroc?aw Cathedral) is the oldest part of the city of Wroc?aw. The first St.Martin wooden church dated from the 9th century was surrounded by defensive walls built on the banks of the river. Much later, the settlement there was raided by Boleslaw I the Tall, where he replaced the wooden defenses with brick ones. Now it is a Roman-sty... [ read more ]