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    Wadowice – Hometown of Pope John Paul II

    Wadowice is the birthplace of one of the most significant men in Poland’s history, Pope John Paul II, originally known as Karol Wojtyla. Here you will not only see his family home but also explore the church where he was baptized. Be sure to spend quality time exploring the museum built in his honor. The majority of its visitors plan a tour to Wadowice from Krakow. It is indeed a great day trip that should be considered.  Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Why Visit? Wadowice is located 30 miles southwest of Krakow. Today, this small town draws tens of thousands of visitors annually to learn about this…

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    15 Best Castles to Visit in Poland

    Poland is home to some of the world’s most beautiful castles and palaces. Among them, you can find medieval fortresses, elegant mansions, as well as fancy buildings straight from fairy tales or legends. These beautiful, magnificent buildings inspire artists, stimulate the imagination, delight with style and original shapes. From the famous Wawel castle in Krakow to located in extremely picturesque location castle Niedzica, here are the most impressive castles in Poland that you must-see.  1. Malbork Castle Located about 70 km from the Gdansk, Malbork’s Castle is the most powerful medieval fortress in Europe. This complex of three castles, picturesquely situated on the Nogat River, was the Teutonic Order’s capital for…

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    5 Best Hotels in Wroclaw

    Continually overshadowed by Poland’s capital city, Warsaw, and a popular weekend getaway spot, Krakow, Wroclaw, the largest city in western Poland and the fourth largest in the country, is renowned for its stunning bridges, vibrant nightlife, overwhelming student population, stunning architecture, and of course world-class hotels. 2016’s European Capital of Culture and the 2017 World Games host Wroclaw, attracts travelers from different corners of the globe. Wroclaw is an astonishing Polish city that would make for a perfect alternative for a remarkable getaway. So buckle up as we are about to embark on a roller coaster ride to unveil some of the finest hotels in Wroclaw.  1. Radisson Blu Hotel…

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    Best Places To Visit in Poland

    Where can you find the most beautiful destinations in Poland? You might ask yourself that question before packing your bags and heading to Poland. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered.  Located in the heart of Europe, Poland has an impressive list of breathtaking places any traveler would be happy to discover. With a rich history, beautiful attractions, exotic local cuisines, and amazing scenery, Poland is a destination waiting to be discovered.  No doubt, Poland is not a hot vacation destination for tourists, so finding the finest gems can be a bit overwhelming. Thankfully, you can secure the services of a local tour guide. Alternatively, you can research and get…

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    Biskupin – The Iron Age Fortified Settlement

    Tired of the touristy destinations in Poland? Looking for an off the beaten path attraction in Poland with plenty to offer? You’re not alone. A trip to Biskupin, the Iron Age Fortified Settlement, rarely makes the lists of most visited destinations in Poland, but it is well worth your time.  Renowned for being the most famous archeological site in Poland, Biskupin is one of the finest sites in Europe, held in high esteem by archeologists, history buffs, and culture lovers. Founded in 1933, the site has undergone a series of renovations and now serves as an open-air museum, with plenty on display.  Unlike the castles, squares, and other religious buildings…

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    10 Top Things To Do in Czestochowa

    Considered the spiritual capital of Poland, Czestochowa is a city in the Slask region in the southern part of Poland. The city is renowned for being the most popular pilgrimage site in Poland. Known for its religious history and impressive cultural heritage, Czestochowa offers plenty of things to do and see for tourists and pilgrims alike.  From the famous shrine of Our Lady of Jasna Gora, where you’ll find the Black Madonna painting and host to a wide range of events and festivals year-round to the colorful architectures and monuments, many holidaymakers in Krakow always plan a day trip to this popular city. Nonetheless, it is a popular vacation spot…

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    15 Best Polish Books To Read in 2021

    Poland is a country that has a rich culture, tradition, and history; however, many excellent writings of Polish poets went unnoticed. There are some outstanding books inspired by war, art, socialism that influenced many individuals worldwide through the power of words. Whether you’re reading for pleasure or just learning the polish language, add these books to your reading list and immerse yourself in Polish literacy. We listed down 15 best Polish books translated to English. 1. The Witcher Series by Andrzej Sapkowski The Witcher Saga is a series of fantasy books written by Andrzej Sapkowski. The series of novels is a continuation of the author’s stories: “The Last Wish” and…

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    Exploring Lower Silesia Province

    Poland welcomes millions of visitors annually but only a few thousands add a visit to Lower Silesia Province into their itinerary. That’s a pity. This region, in the southwestern part of Poland, has plenty of exciting things to see and do. The area has been at the crossroads of European cultures and conflicts for many years. The seat of power in Lower Silesia has changed hands countless times hence it is home to lots of interesting monuments and heritage sites. Skip the more popular Polish tourist destinations such as Krakow and Warsaw and enjoy a trip to the Southern part of the country with loads of hidden gems waiting to…