Top 10 Sights in Poland

Top 10 Sights in Poland

You can discover our neighboring country Poland in many ways and immerse yourself in the culture, history and wonderful nature – on a varied round trip, a classic bus trip or individually on a car trip or motorcycle trip along the lonely avenues. You can experience the most important cities in Poland such as Gdansk, Krakow, Warsaw or Wroclaw on one of our city ​​trips . We also offer cycling and hiking tours so that you can actively approach the country. According to Countryaah, Poland is one of the largest countries in Europe continent.

Our Top 10 Sights in Poland

Deep forests and lonely lakes in Masuria meet historical pearls such as Krakow, Warsaw or Gdansk. Poland stands for diversity! We introduce you to the most beautiful national parks, the most beautiful Baltic Sea beaches and the most famous sights in our neighboring country – here are our TOP 10 for Poland.

10TH PLACE: LICHEN STARY

LICHEN STARY

This imposing cathedral, which was completed in 2004 after ten years of construction and can be seen from afar, is a famous place of pilgrimage throughout Poland that has some superlatives. Not only is it the largest church in Poland and the eighth largest in Europe; At 141.5 m, the cathedral also has the highest tower in Poland and, with 20,000 pipes, the largest organ in the country.

9TH PLACE: BIALOWIEZA NATIONAL PARK

BIALOWIEZA NATIONAL PARK

The call of nature beckons here. You can go on a voyage of discovery in one of the last primeval forests in Europe, which was declared Poland’s first national park in 1932 and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you can experience the lowland forest without human intervention, which is why the biological diversity is overwhelming, and with a little luck you can encounter the gentle giants of the forest – the bison – in their original environment.

8TH PLACE: SZCZECIN

SZCZECIN

Szczecin – today Szczecin – has, like many Polish cities, an eventful past. The university town offers some historical highlights and landmarks, such as the Greifenschloss of the Pomeranian princes. But the hooked terraces also invite you to take a walk along the Oder with a wonderful view of the silhouette of the former Hanseatic city. If you still have some time, you should take a short detour to the Crooked Forest – Krzywy las -, which exudes a mystical atmosphere with its unconventionally shaped pines.

7TH PLACE: LEBA SAND DUNES

LEBA SAND DUNES

So many landscapes in the smallest of spaces – that is what the Slowinski National Park offers. Whether open Baltic Sea, desert-like sand dunes or secluded forests and calm lagoon lakes. This region leaves no one unimpressed. Take your time and go or let a beach buggy take you to the dunes and let the unadulterated nature work its magic on you. After an eventful day you can strengthen yourself here in the restaurant with delicious Polish dishes.

6TH PLACE: WARSAW AND THE PALACE OF CULTURE

WARSAW AND THE PALACE OF CULTURE

Warsaw is known for the coexistence of western and eastern cultural influences. The architecture also reflects both the modern and the historical of Warsaw. The special sights of the city include the palace square with the Sigismund column, the royal palace as well as the market square and the churches of the old town. One of the most impressive photo opportunities is the mighty Palace of Culture. The view of the city from here is simply fantastic!

5TH PLACE: MASURIA

MASURIA

Masuria – the wonderful lake landscape of Poland! In addition to the beautiful nature, the region also offers a lot of culture: In Lötzen (Gizycko), for example, the Boyen fortress and the swing bridge, which is rare in Europe, are worth a visit. Heiligelinde (Swieta Lipka) is a famous pilgrimage site with a baroque Jesuit church. We recommend a visit to the church and especially the organ concert, during which you can admire the moving figures on the organ prospect. Rastenburg (Ketrzyn) or Dönhoffstädt Castle could also be on your program.

4TH PLACE: GDANSK AND THE SURROUNDING AREA

GDANSK AND THE SURROUNDING AREA

After the war damage, the old town of the old Hanseatic city was extensively reconstructed. The imposing Marienkirche, the crane gate on the Mottlau, the Neptune fountain and the right town hall with its splendid interior are worth seeing. The Frauengasse, lined with pretty town houses, leads from St. Mary’s Church to Motlawa. After the tour, enjoy a coffee at the Long Market or on the banks of the Motława River. But also the area with the fashionable Baltic Sea resort of Sopot or the historic Marienburg make Gdansk a perfect starting point for a stopover of several days.

3RD PLACE: BRESLAU AND THE DWARFS

BRESLAU AND THE DWARFS

Breslau – today Wroclaw. The city is crossed by numerous arms of the Oder and is therefore often referred to as “Silesian Venice”. The cathedral, the city palace, the ring with its colorful house facades and the Centennial Hall are among the most important sights. But what is unique are the Wroclaw dwarfs. These bronze ones Figures are scattered all over the city and the number is increasing – so go on an exciting and amusing tour of discovery.

2ND PLACE: KRAKOW

KRAKOW

Perhaps you dedicate yourself to the wonderful old town and the Wawel Castle, which towers over the historic old town. The Krakow Royal Castle, located on Wawel Hill, is still a silent witness of the splendor of bygone days. With architectural styles from four different epochs, a tour is like a journey through time. The Cloth Hall and St. Mary’s Church with its high altar are located on the medieval market square of Krakow, this is where Krakow’s heart beats. The Jewish quarter of Kazimierz with the old synagogue is also worth exploring. Krakow is the best place to visit our number 1 tourist attraction in Poland:

1ST PLACE: ZAKOPANE AND THE HIGH TATRAS

ZAKOPANE AND THE HIGH TATRAS

Zakopane and the High Tatras are not only known for world cup ski jumping. Take advantage of the beautiful mountain scenery for long hikes and walks. Designated hiking trails offer breathtaking views. Zakopane and the surrounding area are also known for the thermal springs. The Zakopane house style typical of the region is unusual. Cozy and artistically decorated wooden architecture give the place a homely atmosphere, which comes into its own especially in the evenings on the Krupowki promenade.

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