Flights to Poland: practical information
Cheap airlines to Poland
Taking off with flights to Poland? You're int he right place to find the best offers. Today more and more airlines are offering cheap flights to Poland from the UK including the country's national airline, LOT Polish Airlines and British Airways. The cheapest flights however are with low cost airlines. WizzAir offers cheap flights to Wroclaw and Katowice while EasyJet offers the cheapest flights to Poland's cultural centre, Krakow. Ryanair also offers several flight routes between the UK and Poland.
When to book flights to Poland
When planning your trip to Poland, consider which time of the year you'd like to visit and what you'd like to see and do. While summers are without a doubt popular, the heat can really put a damper on city sightseeing. Spring is the most popular time to visit so ensure you book your flights to Poland plenty early.
- Peak season: Spring and autumn when the temperatures are wild yet warm.
- Low season: Summer, when temperatures can be exhaustingly hot and winter when the days are often brutally cold.
Flights to Poland take at least 2 hours, a little more depending on where your final destination is.
Experience Poland: what to see, what to do
When visiting central-eastern Europe, Poland should not be overlooked. This country's historic cities and towns, gorgeous mountains and stunningly green landscapes, castles and palaces make it just as interesting as any other country. Since Poland joined the EU, it's now easier than ever to take a trip here to experience the bustling cities and nature that have something for everyone.
Essentials in Poland
Warsaw: The country's capital was well battered during WWII but it still remains a must for any traveller on holidays in Poland. The city's Old Town is still worth seeing. Most anything of interest to tourist is located in the Centrum area, particularly in the Śródmieście area. Castles, palaces, gardens and museums are just the beginning.
Krakow: Krakow's old town is without a doubt one of the best in Poland and has been an UNESCO WHS since the 1970's. This city thrives on the fact that it's the cultural hub of the country. Often visitors to Krakow use a Poland car hire to travel the 50km to Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.
Tatra: Poland has some amazing and pristine landscapes and wilderness. The Tatra Mountains are the perfect setting for an outdoor adventure. The Eagle's Path is not for the amateur hiker but the trip will take you to the highest peak in Poland and is worth it! There are plenty of trails so choose one that suits your skill level and enjoy.
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Accommodations in Poland
Hotels in Poland have really risen in price over the last ten years and are now comparable with European room price standards. That being said, you can still find cheap hotels in Poland relatively easy if you compare offers and look for smaller establishments. The best deals of course can be found in the off-season. If visiting in summer, take extra care that your hotel has air-conditioning.