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Poland Travel Guide Tips

16:36 Mon 24th May 2010 |

A bargain holiday to Poland could be the perfect answer to the credit crunch for those on a budget this year. If you’re looking for culture, history or somewhere to relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings, then consider the following.

Why choose Poland?

While Warsaw, the capital offers great quality and value for those that don't want a budget-style holiday it is still seen as the cheapest weekend holiday destination on the continent. However there are many other locations that offer idyllic, urban surroundings for less.

Krakow is both well preserved and enchanting providing plenty of historical character as well as theatres, parks, sporting activities and day trips to the cities exciting must see sites.

Gdansk is an intriguing place to visit and it quite charming with its both old and new features. The old districts offer precious monuments while the newer districts provide modern architecture waiting to be explored.

Torun often compared to Krakow but considerably smaller, friendlier and less of a tourist attraction, with magnificent views and great restaurants along the river front, providing a variety of traditional food to try.

Zamosc with its World Heritage status is an urban historical town full of Polish characteristics. The cuisine is highly regarded in this area along with the friendly local people, vast amount of Polish culture and full of renaissance architecture.

Things to do in Poland:

Sightseeing in Poland must include a visit to Zamkowy Square, which includes Sigismund’s Column and the city's cathedral, the venue for the International Festival of Organ Music every summer.

Other festivals include: Music in Old Krakow International Festival and the famous Polish Film Festival. Both are highly admired and well worth a visit.
As well as Festivals, You can have a great time in Poland staying in city-centre accommodation, visiting museums, enjoying drinks in pavement cafes and eating out without having to worry about high costs. Other popular activities include Hiking, Visiting National Parks, taking sleigh rides, visiting beaches and even canoeing for the more adventurous.

How to get the most out of your holiday:

As one of the finest tourist destinations in Central Europe, Poland is known for its hospitality, its rich history, great cultural heritage and beautiful landscapes. A walk through the Warsaw Rising Museum is an educational and interactive experience you won’t forget.

The Renaissance-style market square in Zamosc with its almost perfectly preserved 16th century town centre is just one of the many designated World Heritage sites in Poland. This is more than enough to attract visitors to explore everything Poland has to offer, with its fascinating cities and historical sites, countryside experiences and natural treasures.With unforgettable views and architectural icons could this be the perfect antidote to the credit crunch!

 

- K.N -

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