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Poland Holidays

Historic Sights, Stately Town Squares, and Mountaintop Fun- Welcome to Poland.

Holidays to Poland

Looking to trade the beach for the slopes with an unforgettable ski holiday or searching for a city break full of sightseeing and history? Nestled in Eastern Europe, Poland is a land rich in history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes. Home to Krakow, Gdansk, and Warsaw, Poland is a pocket-friendly destination packed with activities. From chocolate box towns to serene countryside fringed by rugged mountains, there’s a destination for everyone in Poland. Wander through medieval cities, marvel at architectural masterpieces, delve into history, or release your inner adventurer.

Experience the magic of Kraków’s Christmas Market, dance the night away at Warsaw’s numerous music festivals, or join in the celebrations of Wianki, a traditional midsummer festival. Poland’s calendar is packed with vibrant festivals and events. So, no matter when you visit, there’s always something exciting happening. With flights from many regional UK airports including Aberdeen, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Manchester and Liverpool, discover Poland easily with one of our bargain package holidays or last-minute late deals.

When is the best time to visit?Poland is a great year-round destination. Visit in spring and autumn for mild weather and fewer crowds, or July to August for festivals and exciting outdoor activities. A popular winter city break destination thanks to its fairytale towns bustling with ski resorts and festive markets, Poland is a great winter holiday choice if you’re looking for that picture-perfect setting in a winter wonderland.

Where is the best place to stay?From luxury hotels and cheap yet charming guesthouses to budget-friendly boutiques and cosy ski chalet rentals, Poland offers a range of accommodations to suit every traveller. For stylish city breaks that radiate urban culture visit Warsaw.  For historic architecture and vibrant medieval squares packed with cafes and bars head to Krakow or Wroclaw. For cosy coastal charm head to Gdansk. Or if you’re looking for a ski lovers' paradise, Zakopane’s winter sports culture is the perfect place for your next holiday in Poland.  

Travel guide

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  • Best time to visit: June-September
  • Average temp: 8°C/46°F
  • Average flight time: 2 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups
  • Currency: Polish zloty
  • Time Difference: +1 Hour
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Poland holidays

Adventure in the Great Outdoors

Adventure in the Great Outdoors

Poland is home to some of Europe’s most breathtaking natural landscapes. Just a short drive from Kraków, the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, Wieliczka Salt Mine, is a must-visit subterranean wonder. Wander through the labyrinth of tunnels and chambers, marvel at the intricate salt sculptures, and visit the stunning underground chapel. Further south, Zakopane, Poland’s winter capital, is a gateway to the stunning Tatra Mountains and exhilarating outdoor adventures. Explore the mountains, hike beautiful forest passages, ski snow-dusted slopes, or simply soak in the idyllic views. For a unique experience, visit the Białowieża Forest, one of Europe’s last primaeval forests, where you can spot the majestic European bison. Or head to the Masurian Lake District, known as the "Land of a Thousand Lakes,” for sailing, kayaking, and fishing. 

Captivating History and Medieval Marvels

Captivating History and Medieval Marvels

Poland boasts a rich tapestry of history and culture. Wander through the cobblestone streets of Kraków’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at the medieval architecture. Visit Warsaw, the capital city, where modern skyscrapers stand alongside reconstructed historical buildings, and the Old Town comes alive with vibrant cafes, shops, and street performers. Wawel Castle is one of Poland’s most iconic landmarks. Perched on a hill overlooking the Vistula River, this royal residence is a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture. Explore the grand state rooms, visit the impressive cathedral, and learn about Poland’s royal history. When visiting Poland, don’t miss the poignant Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. A sombre but essential visit, the museum offers a profound glimpse into the past. There are guided tours and coach trips that offer deep insights into the history and significance of this site.

food and drink

Food & Drink

A feast for the senses, Polish cuisine is a delightful blend of hearty and flavourful dishes. Savour traditional pierogi (dumplings), indulge in bigos (hunter’s stew) and taste the famous Polish sausages. In cities like Kraków and Warsaw, you’ll find vibrant food scenes with trendy restaurants and cosy cafes serving both traditional and contemporary dishes. Experience the warmth of Polish hospitality in family-run restaurants and vibrant markets where you can taste locally produced cheeses, pastries, and honey.

Weather

Average monthly temperature in Poland (°C)

  • Jan 2°C
  • Feb 3°C
  • Mar 3°C
  • Apr 8°C
  • May 14°C
  • Jun 16°C
  • Jul 18°C
  • Aug 18°C
  • Sep 14°C
  • Oct 9°C
  • Nov 3°C
  • Dec 1°C

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