#1 Wieliczka Salt Mine
Visit the historic Wieliczka Salt Mine on one of many guided tours from Kraków and learn the history of one the world’s oldest salt mines. Explore mining shafts, tunnels, underground lakes and salt carvings.
Described as one of Poland’s most cherished monuments, the famous salt mines are named as Trip Advisor’s number one thing to do when in Poland. Jump on board one of the many guided tours available from Kraków for an easy journey to a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll get the opportunity to descend underground to explore a vast network of historic mining tunnels, saline lakes and intricate salt sculptures carved over centuries.
Learn about the fascinating history of the mine and browse a collection of antique mining equipment that dates back to the Middle Ages. Breathe deep in the mine’s mineral-rich microclimate, which is thought to have health benefits and admire detailed shrines and sculptures carved entirely from the salt rock.
#2 Old Town
Warsaw’s picturesque old town is a must see for anyone visiting Poland. See the city’s major landmarks including the Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, the Praga District, Lazienki Park and much more. You’ll also have the chance to see the reconstructed Old Town, honoured as a UNESCO heritage site.
#3 Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum Guided Tour
Take a tour of the Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum in Krakow. You can see exhibits and artefacts that tell the story of Krakow during World War II and learn about life during the Nazi occupation of Poland from a personal guide. You’ll get the opportunity to see the real-life places featured in the famous film, ‘Schindler’s List’ and follow the lives of Schindler and those he saved during the Holocaust.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is a key attraction when visiting Poland. The museum tour will let you gain a deeper understanding of the site’s history. You can explore the site’s significant buildings with a guide by your side and ask questions about the camp’s very complex history.
#5 GOjump Park Trampolin – Najwiekszy w Polsce
Something for kids and adults alike, the GOjump Park in Wroclaw has been rated number 5 on the top things to do in Poland according to Trip Advisor. The biggest trampoline park in the country has over 20 amazing attractions in the 3500 square premises. Whether you are interested in tiring the kids out, or on the hunt for some innocent fun, this is the place for you.
Money saving tips in Poland
- Book a taxi by phone – it will cost less than flagging one down on the street
- Do lunch at a sandwich shop – much cheaper than sit-down restaurants
- Haggle – the markets are another great thing to see when you are in Poland but remember to haggle on price as it is completely acceptable to do so.
Poland is a hot spot all year round, but especially for those Autumn city breaks. Prices have been on the rise in Poland but the country is still great value for UK holidaymakers or groups like school trips, a romantic couples break or for a hen or stag party.
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