Places to Visit in Poland

Krynica (Poland)

Krynica is one of the most famous Polish resorts. It is located in the Western Carpathians. There are two ski resorts here – “Sloviny and Czarny Potok” and Jaworzyna. The complex of Slovina and Czarny Potok is located on the northern slopes of the Krzyżowa mountain (820 m) and offers 7 drag lifts and 11 ski slopes of varying difficulty. Thanks to the skilful layout of the pistes (wide, of varying difficulty), Sloviny is very popular with family skiers. Good infrastructure – bars, restaurants, rental, equipment service, ski schools – will allow you to have a great time.

Jaworzyna is located on the eastern and southern slopes of the mountain Jaworzyna Krynicka (1114 m). The main attraction of this complex is a suspended gondola road leading to the top of the mountain. There are also four drag lifts. There are 4 tracks equipped for skiing, from 35 to 250 m long. In Jaworzyn there is an artificial skating rink and a place for sledding.

Lodz (Poland)

According to thesciencetutor, Lodz is located 130 km from Warsaw. It is the second largest city in the country. Since the 19th century large textile factories, workers’ quarters, mansions of manufacturers and palaces surrounded by parks have been preserved here, forming the largest architectural complex in Poland in the Art Nouveau style. Particular attention is drawn to the architectural ensemble “Ksenzhi Mlyn”, Kindermann’s villa and numerous palaces, some of which now house museums.

Piotrkowska Street is a kind of visiting card of the city, where institutions, banks, hotels, restaurants, clubs and large shops are located, as well as Wulchanska and Gdanska streets. In the once multinational city, many temples of different religions have been preserved.

It is interesting to see the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe (40 sq. Km.), the Museum of Art, the Museum of the History of the City of Lodz, the White Factory of Ludwik Geiler, the administration of the Lodz University of Technology, the Poznański Palace, the Cathedral of St. Kostka, the Petersi House, the largest old industrial complex in Europe Poznański and many other monuments of history and architecture.

Plock (Poland)

Plock is located on the Vistula River. It is one of the oldest settlements in the region – the first mention of it dates back to 960. In the XIII century. it was the capital of the Duchy of Mazovia. In the city it is worth seeing the Cathedral of the Ascension of the 12th century, at first Romanesque, later rebuilt in Gothic and Renaissance styles, the remains of the castle of the Mazovian princes and the Benedictine abbey, the city outpost in the style of classicism, neo-Gothic stone houses in the style of the Secession, granaries.

Poznan (Poland)

Poznan is the capital of Wielkopolska, a historical region where the Polish state was created more than a thousand years ago. Currently, Poznan is one of the most important industrial, commercial, cultural, scientific and tourist centers of the country.

The center of ancient Poznań is the Old Market. It occupies 2 hectares and is second in size only to the markets of Krakow and Wroclaw. The Town Hall, built in the Renaissance style, rises in the Old Market. Every day at noon, figures of two goats appear on the tower of the Town Hall – according to legend, they saved the Town Hall from a fire. The former Jesuit church, located near the Market, is considered one of the most beautiful Baroque buildings in Poland.. The Collegium, located nearby, was visited by famous people – Napoleon lived here and Fryderyk Chopin gave concerts. The oldest public library in Poland is located in the palace of Count Raczynski, and the collections of the Kurnicki library with the invaluable work of Copernicus “De revolutionibus orbium celestium”, edition of 1543, are located in the Dzialynski palace.

An interesting monument is located on Tumsky Island – the cathedral of the 10th century, in which the tombs of the first Polish princes are located.

In Poznań there is also a water sports center, a park “Malta” and a sports and recreation center “Malta-ski”. Sailing boats and yachts take part in the local regatta, and the largest in Europe (comparable to Edinburgh) theater festival “Malta” takes place in the park. Poznan to the Heinrich Wieniawski Violin Competition, as well as to listen to the Poznań Nightingales chamber choir.

Sopot (Poland)

Sopot is a popular Polish resort. In 1823, the first therapeutic baths were built here, and the town quickly became one of the most prestigious resorts. Compared to Gdansk or Gdynia, hotels here are cheaper, and the resort atmosphere attracts those who prefer relaxing on a sandy Baltic beach. Here is the famous half-kilometer pier, the longest in Europe.

A two-kilometer strip of the Northern Park stretches along the beach, laid out on a swamp drained in the 70s. Comfortable northern baths overlook the sea, where, in addition to the usual changing cabins, there are shops, a nightclub, and a comfortable terrace for walking.

The city has an open-air theater – the Forest Opera, built in a hollow surrounded by wooded hills. With her discovery of Sopot quickly gained international recognition as the center of musical life. In 1961, the city hosted the International Song Festival. Since then, in the last ten days of August, thousands of guests come to this festival every year.

Sopot (Poland)