Gdansk is a 1000 year old port city on the Baltic coast of Poland which together with the city of Gdynia and the town of Sopot makes up the metropolitan area Trojmiasto, the Tricity. Home to the Westerplatte where World War II broke out in 1939 Gdansk was mostly destroyed during the war but there are still many impressive sights. Wander through cobblestone streets and mazes of red brick buildings to discover the Upland Gate St. Mary’s Church the medieval Gdansk Crane or the stunning facade of the Great Arsenal. Explore treasures of Baltic Gold at the Amber Museum or collections of paintings, fabrics and fur... More
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Kielce is located in the middle of the Swietokrzyskie Mountains also known as the Holy Cross Mountains on the banks of Silnica River in the northern part of the historical Polish province of Lesser Poland. It was once an important centre of limestone mining with sandstone and marble from nearby quarries and is now a centre of trade and commerce with factories such as spark plug and bearing makers, a paper mill and chemical industries. In the nearby mountains copper, lead and iron ores have been mined since the Middle Ages and the first technical college in Poland was set up by Stanislaw Staszic a politici... More
Krakow is probably the most beautiful and fascinating city in Poland. The attraction is not just the splendid architecture and the treasures of art, the reminders of the times when Krakow was a royal capital city but also the unique ambience of the former Jewish district and the masterpieces of Polish Art Nouveau. However old and beautiful it is, Krakow is not limited to its monuments and museums. Thanks to an amazing density and variety of bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants, Krakow sparkles with life. One of Poland's oldest cities Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains its historical town centre ... More
Warsaw is the capital of Poland and is a part of the Mazovia plane. The city is an amalgamation of the old and the new the traditional and the modern in terms of its architecture. Interestingly it is said that Warsaw together with Paris, Frankfurt, London and Barcelona has the greatest number of skyscrapers in the European Union. Warsaw is a city that is full of surprises. It contains nearly everything under the sun sparkling skylines, tall skyscrapers and bustling streets exist right alongside peaceful green lawns and gardens, old palaces and Gothic architecture. Tourists flock here in vast numbers to see the Ja... More
Originally a 17th century forestry settlement Zakopane has been a centre for Polish intellectuals for the past century. This lovely town is also Poland's best known ski centre. There are seven ski areas around Zakopane offering more than 50 lifts between them, but most are short drag lifts, either running parallel or not connected to one another. Many are also privately owned lifts requiring separate tickets. The region's largest town is Zakopane, Poland's premier mountain resort and a popular holiday destination in both winter and summer. The charming town has a laid back fairytale atmosphere, the st... More