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Poland. It’s Just A Short Hop Away

From the towering Tatra Mountains to the wild Baltic Sea, Poland is filled with vibrant cities known for their splendid heritage, mouth-watering cuisine and stunning architecture. The country’s secret lies in the evident diversity between its cities, each of which is waiting to tell a unique story. It’s time to be captivated by a fantastic city break crammed with charming districts, modern city centres and bustling streets. With an average flight time of around 2 hours from London to Gdansk and Wroclaw, and around 2 hours 25 minutes to Krakow and Warsaw, Poland is just a short hop away…

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What do you want today? What do you expect from your travel destination? Love, youth, creativity, freedom, music, fun, passion? Or maybe monuments, culture, art and good food? For sure, you are looking for unique atmosphere. Have you ever been on a city break to Poland? There is everything you want!

City Breaks in Poland

Take a look at our favourite Polish cities below, that while sharing breathtaking architecture, culture and cuisine, all offer something rather different.

Motlawa River at sunrise, Gdansk

Gdansk

As the dynamic capital of the Pomorskie province, Gdansk offers an enticing contrast of rich history and attractive modernity. Packed with cultural and leisure options, and together with Gdynia and Sopot, forming what’s known as the TriCity, this vibrant port city stands proudly beside the Baltic Sea, offering something for everyone and a fair few surprises as well.

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Wawel Castle on the River Wisla, Krakow

Krakow

Overflowing with legends, priceless historical architecture and art, as well as fabulous leisure and entertainment options, Poland’s historical treasure, whose centre has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site for over 40 years, captivates and enchants visitors at first sight. It’s really not hard to see why.

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Lazienki Park's Royal Palace in Warsaw

Warsaw

From fashionable cultural centres to historic palaces, there are plenty of must-see attractions for a Warsaw sightseeing trip. The Praga District overflows with galleries, theatres and underground clubs while the delightful parks – Lazienki, Ujazdow and Saxon Garden are sure to amaze. The Old Town Square, castles and palaces are a big draw for fans of historical architecture.

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Wroclaw

Wroclaw is full of monuments that celebrate its thousand years of history. Today, it is also one of the most visited Polish cities and for a very good reason – the Old Town architecture is simply stunning! Witness the soaring medieval churches, the views of the Odra River and visit the many museums and theatres

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Krakow tourist with traditional obwarzankek bagels

Your short break to Poland is affordable and within reach…

Two of the big draws with a break to Poland is it’s proximity by plane to the UK  – The cities of Gdansk and Wroclaw are only a 2 hour flight away from London AND the low price to visit – from under £100 per person for a couple of nights staying in 3-star hotel accommodation with flights*. The price of an alcoholic beverage is approximately 30% cheaper than home with a restaurant meal a fraction of the price of dining in the UK. *Guide price only

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Visiting Poland Throughout the Year…

  • The beginning of spring in across Poland sees March as a rather chilly month. April is known as being rather beautiful as the weather starts to warm and plants start to bloom
  • Generally speaking May is really quite sunny and days are pleasantly warm – it’s incredible at how quickly the weather changes in Poland. Spring is a wonderful time to visit the cities of Poland and see the amazing museums, parks and historical buildings while it’s still quiet from tourists
  • June is perfect to visit Poland. It’s warm, days are the longest and the probability of the rain is low. The number of tourists is still quite low at this time despite temperatures in their low to mid 20°Cs
  • July and August sees Poland really basking in the heat of summer. Head for the nearby beaches of Gdansk and enjoy the sea at this time of year with waters being between 18-19°C or explore the riverbanks and old town squares of our other recommended cities for glorious food and enjoyable events and festivals
  • September is a good time to visit – it’s no longer as crowded and the still warm and dry weather is good for taking in the sights. You can feel that autumn is coming but it’s not so cold just yet. Much like the UK, October weather an be a little difficult to predict. Sometimes sunny and mild, occasionally wet and colder. November is actually pretty dry but with a real chill in the air. Simply wrap up warm and enjoy the cultural highlights of Poland’s cities with few crowds and at a cheaper price
  • Poland will see temperatures regularly around freezing in December, but the buzz of the festive period is such an incentive to visit during the month. January and February are the coldest months of the year so why not take the opportunity to frequent the many bars, taverns and indoor attractions and enjoy the occasional snowfall