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Knights fighting with swords
On July 15th, 1410 two largest armies of medieval Europe clashed on the fields of Grunwald. The alliance of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, led respectively by King Władysław II Jagiełło and Grand...
Do you dream of discovering more of Poland? Did your last visit to Poland leave you wanting to see more?? Do you have a desire to delve into the secrets of Polish cities? Or are you enchanted by the aura of the Baltic beaches, the...
A girl stading in a field
A farm stay is a popular and common leisure activity in Poland. It involves staying on an authentic local farm, where you can not only find a cozy place to sleep but also participate in the daily activities of farm life.
children in folk costumes on a procession
Mainly celebrated by Roman Catholics, Corpus Christi, meaning ‘the body of Christ’ in Latin, celebrates the transubstantiation of bread and wine into the actual body of Christ during Mass.
Experience a summer to remember in Poland!
When the temperatures warm up each summer, Poland comes alive as a truly remarkable destination.
The Royal Łazienki Park
Royal residences, which hark back to the times of a strong and powerful Poland, ruled by kings, have a particular importance.
Summer Chopin Concerts in Łazienki Park
The mesmerizing music of Chopin’s classic works fills the air during the annual 63rd edition of Chopin Concerts in the Royal Łazienki
Endless sandy beaches
Poland – a green country for fans of active leisure
“Silesian Flavors” Festival- a delicious journey
Each region has its culinary gems and regional specialties well worth sampling. A food tour of Poland is a beautiful and delicious journey.
Visit Poland
Traditional hospitality has always been and continues to be associated with our beautiful country, which is open to tourists.
Magical Gardens in Janowiec
Attractions for children in Poland. Poland is the perfect place to relax and unwind with your children.
Happy Easter!
Easter is one of the most joyful and meaningful religious holidays in Poland.
The Delightful Polish Spring
Spring’s warmer weather and extended daylight hours make it one of the best and favorite seasons to many of us.
Karolina Bielawska, a newly crowned Miss World 2021 is the most charming ambassador of Polish tourism!
Karolina Bielawska, a former Miss Polonia 2019 and newly crowned Miss World 2021, is the most charming and captivating ambassador of Polish tourism!
Kraków, Wawel, spring
Spring inspirations: nature and tradition 21 March marks the beginning of calendar spring. It’s a time when everything reawakens, a favourite season of the year people look forward to. It is also a good time to visit Poland and...
Lublin in winter
Lublin attracts with its fascinating history, cobbled streets, and vibrant architecture. Bursting with museums, historic buildings, traditional flavors, and exciting events, this dynamic city quickly becomes one of Poland's most...
Mazowsze is the legend of the Polish musical stage – the ensemble has been continuously present there since 1948.
„Family Travel with Collen Kelly” Poland Episode Sneak Peek
The trailer of the Poland episode is available now and the airing time should follow soon.
Jewish heritage in Poland
Poles and Jews coexisted side by side on Polish territory for seven centuries. You can still find many traces of Jewish heritage in our country, whether material, like historical architecture, or immaterial, like recurring cultural...
Niedzica castle
Anyone interested in medieval castles and Teutonic Order’s military fortifications is in for a treat with this new interactive map of gothic castles of northeastern Poland.
New Year wishes
May you have a fabulous New Year 2022 filled with great adventures, plenty of unforgettable travels which will lead you straight to Poland. Happy New Year!
christmas card
The Polish Tourism Organization wishes you a Merry Christmas and a holiday season full of peace, joy, and health as well as many unforgettable journeys in 2022.
Lodz lit up building
Łódź has been included in National Geographic Traveler’s prestigious "Best of the World 2022" list. It featured in the “Sustainability” category as a recognition of the evolution of the city. Since the turn of the century the city of...
Light Move Festival Łódź
Discover Poland’s many unique events! Famous music festivals and concerts, unique re-enactments and historical performances, incredible light shows and spectacular displays, fairs and international cultural events: all this takes...
Ksiaz castle Gardens of light
Until the end of February 2022, the enchanting Książ castle gardens will glow and glimmer for the third consecutive time thanks to meticulously designed and installed illuminated creations.
Lodz lit up building
The city of Łódź has been selected by National Geographic Traveler as one of the “Best of the World 2022” destinations.
christmas market in warsaw
A Polish-style Christmas involves a Christmas tree shimmering with colours, fragrant gingerbread, and carols. Unique presents, beautiful decorations and the wonderful aromas of Christmas dishes are just some of the attractions to be...
lit candles at night
At the end of Fall, Poland marks one of the most significant and solemn religious holidays, All Saints’ Day. On that day, Poles visit cemeteries and gather around their family graves, laying flowers and lighting candles in memory of...
Millennium Docs Against Gravity is the largest Polish film festival and the only film festival in Europe that takes place in seven different cities at once: Warsaw, Gdynia, Wrocław, Katowice, Bydgoszcz, Lublin, and Poznań, and now for...
winter in the mountains, lodge in the woods
Winter tourism is a type of niche travel that Poland is ideally situated to accommodate. Gleaming city lights and decorations beckon to explore while cozy cafes offer a warming refuge from the chill.
Chopin momument in Lazienki Park
Fryderyk Chopin is undoubtedly considered one of the world's greatest composers. No other pianist before or since has contributed as many significant works to the piano's repertoire, at the exact moment so movingly capturing music's...
Flavours of Rural Poland
Discover amazing assets of the Polish countryside The Polish countryside and Polish cuisine are a perfect pair of tourism assets that harmonise  seamlessly with the slow life and slow food trends that so many tourists look for today....
The Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko is one of the three other locations in Poland where the sculptures will be on display until October 17th, 2021. 
windmill autumn
The Golden Polish Autumn is just but a brief period between the end of September and the beginning of October. While it lasts, however, it turns Poland into a stirring and sensational mélange of colors, breathtaking vistas, and...
a woman being filmed
The PBS travel series „Family Travel with Collen Kelly,” is visiting Poland, shooting scenes for the upcoming episode.
Living History of Poland
Discover many amazing sites and historical events! Since its inception Poland has been in the centre of Europe at the junction of different cultures. That’s why when you visit, you will discover multicultural and varied traditions,...
Kurozweki palace comlex
The National Institute of Cultural Heritage has launched a new version of the ZABYTEK.PL portal. It is the only place on the Internet with a complete collection of nearly 500,000 historic buildings and constructions listed in the...
abstract painting of Lodz
What if you could feel a gentle breeze in your hair, gazing out across the picturesque panorama of rooftops, church towers, town halls and mysterious streets? Poland’s cities, both big and small, have plenty of these viewpoints,...
posters mounted on a fence
The fence surrounding the historic building of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York became a backdrop for the “Poland-ready when you are” exhibition.
Innovative Polish Museums
Museums in Poland are far from boring! It’s impossible to be bored at Polish museums. They change just as fast as the reality around us. The times of displaying nothing but objects within four walls are becoming history. Today it’s...
shopping stall with amber
In 2021, the St. Dominic's Fair will observe its 761 anniversary and take place from Saturday, July 24th to Sunday, August 15th
Come to Poland and find out it offers much more than you expected!
Manufaktura comlex in Lodz
The Promised land, Textile City, a place of dialogue for four cultures – these are just some of the names used over the years to describe Łódź.
Books Beckon You to Poland
Poland’s beauty hidden in literature Choosing a holiday destination, we often seek emotional, positive inspiration. Book Lovers Day is an excellent opportunity to set off on a journey that follows the lead of exciting literature by...
colorful peasant cottage
Zalipie is considered Poland's prettiest, most picturesque village. Colorful cottages adorned with vibrant hand-painted flowers win visitors' hearts.
We are ready!
Due to the decreasing number of cases, Poland is introducing further easing of restrictions related to COVID-19.
wooden church
While there are plenty of reasons to explore the country, there is no question that the World Heritage Sites of Poland are some of the biggest draws. Thanks to Poland's natural beauty, historical significance, and cultural vibrancy,...
house, villa inside Warsaw Zoo
The film Of Animals and Men tells the story of the Żabiński family, the long-standing keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, already extensively covered in Niki Caro's The Zookeeper's Wife.
Bikes along a river with the Wawel castle in the backdrop
When the temperatures warm up each summer, Poland comes alive as a truly remarkable destination. While there is no unpleasant time to explore Poland, summer is a popular season for travelers who want to explore the amazing landscape...
Poland’s Fine Folklore
Amazing traditions and costumes in Polish regions Polish roads will take you to many places with fascinating local customs and original traditions. The most notable tradition is… Polish hospitality! You are sure to get a taste of it...
Lifting Lockdown in Poland
This May, Poland has seen a significant decline in coronavirus cases leading to the gradual easing of restrictions across the country.
black and white photo of men waving
Many Americans and Canadians with Polish roots grow interested in tracing their family heritage to rediscover their ancestral ties to Poland.
For a Great Summer, Pick Poland
Mild climate, expanses of clean beaches, enchanting cities. Poland is the best place for a summer holiday. It offers a remarkable combination of historical cities packed with attractions, sandy beaches stretching to the horizon, and...
woman sitting on top of a cliff watching sunset
Travelers looking for a good hike will find plenty of reasons to plan a trip to Poland. Whether you enjoy weeklong hikes that span many miles or just want to take a day or two out of city sightseeing to get in touch with nature, the...
Ksiaz castle, women in flower dresses
From April 30th to May 9th, 2021 special floral arrangements will decorate the castle terraces and grounds. You can expect fountains, plant alleys and tunnels adorned with elegant and colorful bouquets and flower decorations.
Poland - Holidays in the heart of nature.
Away from the hustle and bustle of busy cities, explore Poland’s wild world of nature. Discover stunning landscapes, majestic forests, and pristine national parks along with endless sandy beaches and a land of one thousand lakes....
wooden church
The Wooden Architecture Route is one of the largest interregional undertakings created to propagate local cultural heritage. The trail connects the most treasured wooden structures located in the provinces of southern Poland, and even...
Porta Posnania ICHOT (Interactive Centre for the History of Cathedral Island)
Multimedia, interactive Polish history exhibitions Lying at the junction of different cultures, Poland has multicultural traditions and distinctive historical monuments. Many valuable sites and landmarks illustrating Polish history...
What to bring from a trip to Poland?
Bringing back home souvenirs is an obligatory element of every trip. They are little reminders of adventures, journeys, and explorations and help us keep those memories alive and relevant for a bit longer. They can also serve as...
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