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Explore Poland’s turbulent history
Poland is awash in the history of the World Wars, with plenty of architectural sights and tourist attractions on offer to enthuse war-history buffs. But unknown to many, Poland’s unruly history actually dates back over one thousand years to the 10th century, with lots to be learned about the country’s extensive Jewish heritage. From its variety of monuments and museums up and down the country, there is lots to be learned about this country’s heart-stirring history.
Experience Europe’s best-kept coastal secret
Would you ever consider Poland as a beach destination? With a gorgeous stretch of shoreline, North Poland is perfect for families and friends wanting to unwind on white-sand beaches and stroll along the promenade amongst sea-facing bars, restaurants and souvenir shops. The Tri-City, a popular coastal region that combines the cities of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot, is a great starting point to learn all about Poland’s intriguing maritime history while basking in the Polish sunshine.
Get lost in sprawling wilderness
If you’re a lover of the great outdoors, Poland is an explorer’s paradise. Well-trodden hiking tracks can be found all over the country leading you on a journey through rugged mountains, thick green forests and far-reaching rivers. So, whether you like to get your hiking boots on and go rambling in remote wilderness or prefer taking to the waters in a canoe to immerse yourself in nature, you won’t be short on options when it comes to exploring this outdoor oasis.
Gorge on gastronomic delights
If you’re looking for warming, comfort food, Poland’s cuisine is sure to satisfy any cravings. Homemade dishes are commonplace in Poland, with lots of restaurants and food stalls selling local dishes that will warm and delight you. Rich meaty dishes are at the centre of Poland’s gastronomy, with mash soups, dumplings and stews also taking the spotlight. For melt-in-your-mouth desserts, you’ll find an eclectic mix of pancakes, doughnuts, cheesecake and other mouth-watering confections to satisfy your sweet tooth.