Central Poland What to See

Central Poland What to See

Other than the two UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Central region of Poland, namely Warsaw and Zamość. You are also recommended to check out the five regional must-see: Łódź, Kozłówka, Raj cave, Żelazowa Wola and Sandomierz. Warsaw is the largest city of Poland, it is also the capital of Poland. As for Zamość at the southeastern Poland, it has its Renaissance town historical city centre added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1992. Łódź is the third largest city with a pop... [ read more ]

Top Attractions in Toruń

Top Attractions in Toruń

One of Poland’s best known touristic destinations, the city of Toruń is located on the Vistula River, in the northern half of the country, and just a few hours drive from Warsaw.  Toruń is well-known for its historic centre, whose beautifully preserved fortification structures, merchant houses, squares and churches offer tourists a very accurate image of a medieval trading centre. Toruń is also the birth place of 16th astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who was the first to advance the ide... [ read more ]

Jurassic Castles in Poland

Jurassic Castles in Poland

The south of Poland has much to offer including the visit to Czestochowa. That is the place of spirits in the centre of Poland where you can check out the Black Madonna special painting. You might also wish to tour the Jasna Gora Monastery and try the guided tour of a Pauline monk. The next important sight is the Ogrodzieniec Castle near the Jurassic National Park. The Jurassic or Ojcow National Park is a limestone park. Horse Cabs Riding You can hire horse-driven cabs to get around in Pol... [ read more ]

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 ]

Ryn, Węgorzewo and Iława

Ryn, Węgorzewo and Iława

Teutonic Castle in Ryn is a majestic sight. Ryn was formerly Rhein and you can find there the Regional Museum with many precious collections relating to geology, art and ethnography. For a luxurious treatment, there is a hotel in the castle for the most refined category of tourists. In Rye, a special and unique event is the 'Night Festivities' that recreates the atmosphere of the middle ages. This is another place for the history buffs due to the many historic monuments to recollect the memori... [ 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 ]

Olsztyn and Mragowo

Olsztyn and Mragowo

There are some amazing sights which you do not want to miss in Olsztyn. For example, the impressive High Gate is just on your way to the town square and you will most likely to pass it. It is a remnant of the old medieval fort. Next is the Town Hall, you can just stand right across the street and take an up angle photograph of the old base standing foundation to the new building. In Poland, there are many memorial statue related to social realism. Social Realism Here in Olsztyn is one in t... [ read more ]

Top Things to Do in SZCZECIN

Top Things to Do in SZCZECIN

One of the top attraction in Szczecin is the Waly Chrobrego Promenade. In German, it is called 'Hakenterrasse'. It offers the great views on Oder river and the port. Do visit the Maritime Museum, Muzeum Morskie in the center of Waly as it houses some historical artifacts of the city and  big collection of African and maritime artifacts. It is a scenic and historic walking area as well as for hanging out. It is only 1.7 miles from the city center. On the upper terrace, there is also a reminder... [ read more ]

Autumn to Do in Zakopane

Autumn to Do in Zakopane

If it is in the autumn time, you are recommended to spend your time in the regional highland inns. You can find them quite easily in the centre of Zakopane. It is even better to have a live highland band playing while you dine. Try their local food such as their regional appetizers like the oscypek, smoked sheep's cheese with hot cranberries (it is called moskol). In addition, the potato cake served with garlic butter is delicious too. Some drinks that are popular on a cool autumn evening is t... [ read more ]

Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw

Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw

The tallest building in Poland and 8th tallest in the EU is the PKiN or the Pa?ac Kultury i Nauki/ The Palace of Culture and Science was originally the Joseph Stalin Palace of Culture and Science but when Stalin was revoked and 'destalinized', it remained only Palace of Culture and Science, now celebrating its 187th tallest building status in the world rank. Collegium Civitas The function that it serves today is as an exhibition center and office complex. It is 231 meters tall and it has a... [ read more ]