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10 essential places to see in Poland

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This list of the best places to see in Poland, will help you prepare a trip to one of the most fashionable and visited countries in Europe, which we are sure, will surprise you and make you fall in love equally.
With a tragic past, marked by World War II and still unknown to many travelers, this country has everything from beautiful medieval towns and cities with historic World Heritage sites to fantastic natural landscapes dotted with numerous lakes, among which you can move between Main cities using the efficient Polish bus and train or enjoy more freedom by renting a car and making a circular route.
Although any time is good for a trip, the best time to visit Poland It is between May and October, when the temperatures are pleasant and there are more hours of light since the winters are cold and dry with temperatures below 0 degrees.

Based on the experience of our trip to Krakow in 5 days in which we visited some of the wonders of the country and upcoming getaways, we have made this selection of 10 essential places to visit in Poland. We start!

1. Krakow

Krakow, with an old town declared a World Heritage Site, is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and one of the essential places to see in Poland.
The jewel of the city is the Market Square, located in the center of the old town, surrounded by colorful palaces and buildings of medieval origin, in which the Basilica of Santa Maria stands out. In addition to seeing this square from all viewpoints, we recommend walking through the streets Kanonicka and Florianska, see the beautiful historic buildings such as the Collegium Maius, cross the old wall through the Florian Gate and climb the Wawel hill to visit the castle and the Cathedral.
Do not forget to know the black stage of the Nazi occupation of the city, visiting the Jewish Quarter and the Oskar Schindler Factory.
A good option to not miss anything is to follow this list of essential places to visit in Krakow and this one of the best things to do in Krakow.
Another convenient way to tour the city is to follow these personalized guides for days:

You can complete these itineraries around the city by booking one of these guided tours or excursions that will allow you to learn more about the history of Krakow.


2. Warsaw

Warsaw, the largest city and the capital of the country, is another of the best cities to visit in Poland.
After resurfacing from its ashes after being almost completely destroyed during World War II, Warsaw is currently a modern city and with a large agenda of cultural and leisure activities, which we are sure, will hook you from the first moment, especially for its old town or Old Town that was restored so faithfully that it was declared a World Heritage Site in 1980.
Without forgetting its tragic past, visiting the ghetto and the Jewish cemetery, you can visit the city to see places like the Royal Castle, the Palace of Culture and Science, the Łazienkiel Palace and Park, the Market Square and the Barbakan, between Many others.
You can combine these routes around the city by booking one of these free tours or guided tours in Spanish.

Malbork Castle

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