Overview Poland with Solina Tours, Poland is a great tourist destination for tourists from all over the world to enjoy the beautiful cities and magnificent parks, discover the rich history and the cultural heritage, adding to it is a cheap destination ideal for all types of travelers It is an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea known for its medieval architecture and Jewish heritage. Warsaw, the capital, has shopping and nightlife, plus the Warsaw Uprising Museum, honoring the city’s WWII-era resistance to German occupation. In the city of Kraków, 14th-century Wawel Castle rises above the medieval old town, home to Cloth Hall, a Renaissance trading post in Rynek Glówny (market square).
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Wieliczka, The Wieliczka Salt Mine, in the town of Wieliczka, southern Poland, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. Sodium chloride was formerly produced there from the upwelling brine – and had been since Neolithic times.
Kraków, Wawel Royal Castle The Wawel Castle is a castle residency located in central Kraków, Poland. Built at the behest of King Casimir III the Great, it consists of a number of structures situated around the Italian-styled main courtyard.
Oświęcim, Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau, The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum – Former German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp is a memorial and museum in Oświęcim, Poland, which includes the German Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau
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Best time to go to Poland
June – September (Summer) Polish summers, contrary to common belief, are actually wet. Rain and storms are common phenomena
September – November (Autumn) During this time, it’s hard to predict the weather conditions
December-February (Winter) Polish winters are chilly.
Passports & Visas
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Health & Safety
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. It’s also a good idea to get a European Health Insurance before leaving your country. Though it’s not a substitute for travel insurance, it entitles you to emergency medical treatment It won’t, however, cover you for medical repatriation, ongoing medical treatment or non-urgent treatment.
Poland, it’s northern frontier on the Baltic Sea gives it easy access to Scandinavian and North Sea ports. Poland’s shape is roughly square, measuring 400-440 miles across. The capital, Warsaw, is situated in the centre of the country. Poland’s surface area of 120,727 sq. miles ranks eighth in Europe.
The country lies almost entirely on the North European Plain and is a land of gentle relief, rarely rising above 350 feet except along the southern border with the Sudety and Carpathian mountain ranges. Rysy is the highest mountain peak, 8200 feet above sea level. The longest rivers which cross the country north-ward are the Vistula (667 miles in length) in the centre, and the Odra (530 miles) which flows along Poland’s western border.
Official name: Republic of Poland
Population: 38,433,500 inhabitants.
Language: Polish is the official language.
Currency: Polish złoty (PLN)
Religion: 87.58% Catholic Christianity
1.28% Other faiths