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In 2021, the St. Dominic's Fair will observe its 761 anniversary and take place from Saturday, July 24th to Sunday, August 15th
POLAND: MORE THAN YOU EXPECTED
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.
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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,...
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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.
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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...
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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...
Easter Holidays in Poland
In Poland, Easter is one of the most joyful and meaningful religious holidays. On Easter Sunday, the church bells ring exceptionally, announcing the resurrection of Christ. In the Podhale region, it was widely believed that the church...
Adventure Travel in Poland
One of the biggest attractions of Poland is its wealth of natural beauty. Poland has been blessed with spectacular mountains, vibrant forests, sandy beaches, and alluring lakes. Travelers who want to combine both rich cultural...
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As of March 28th, 2022, Poland has lifted most of its Covid-19 travel restrictions, including the quarantine requirements for travelers arriving from EU/Schengen and non-EU/Schengen countries.
The Mesmerizing Polish Spring
We are just steps away from the first days of calendar spring, which officially starts on March 21st. Spring’s warmer weather and increased daylight hours make it one of the best and favorite seasons to many of us. Poland is a perfect...
Leisure in Urban Green Spaces
Being able to relax surrounded by greenery and nature, but without losing out on what a city has to offer: this is many a person’s dream, but is it realistic? It is in Poland! Discover the country’s wonderful urban centres that...
Peculiar Polish customs, habits, and ways which may surprise you.
Each country has its own customs and habits that have been established over the generations. Sometimes these can seem unusual and peculiar to visitors. Poland, too has a few quirky traditions worth mentioning.
Polish popular beliefs and superstitions
While many approach the idea that an object or specific action can influence one's fate with varying degrees of skepticism, we cannot deny a particular attraction to these superstitions' mysterious side. Polish culture is rich with...
 Lublin's specialty - is "cebularz."
Each country's culinary traditions are the reflection of its soul and often serve as a guide used by visitors set to choose their travel destinations.
A couple sitting on stairs reading a map. Text accross Destination Poland
Poland Convention Bureau of Polish Tourism Organisation in cooperation with SITE Poland introduced a new tool dedicated to the promotion of Poland.
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The photography exhibition "Gourmet's View of Książ" is one of the latest displays to draw attention.
Wild Animals in Poland – A trip into nature for wildlife tracking
You can find majestic European bison, wild boar and long-legged elk in many of Poland’s unique natural sites, of which there is an abundance. Our forests take up almost 30% of the country’s area. We have 23 national and 125 landscape...
Fat Thursday- the sweetest day in Poland
Fat Thursday or the Pączki Day is the only day in Poland where you are expected to devour pączki, faworki, and other sweet pastries with guiltless impunity.
Poland, a top post-COVID-19 travel destination.
Poland, a top 2021 post-COVID-19 travel destination
Warsaw for families
A family day trip in Warsaw can sure be a bunch of fun. The range of possible activities is extensive, entertaining, age-appropriate, and even crummy weather will not put a damper on the grand family fun.  
University of Warsaw Library to the urban beaches of the Vistula river
After a very long winter, we’re all looking forward to the delights that spring may bring. Poland’s cities blend diverse architecture, rich history and a vibrant culinary scene with beautiful parks and open green spaces. From Warsaw,...
Poland - your best winter destination
You need to fully explore winter to appreciate its unique character and reveal its magic and mysteries. Poland boasts a wide range of exceptional places, whose beauty is especially prominent in winter.
The iconic Tatra Mountains
The Tatra mountains are an iconic location with their own breathtaking sights, outdoor adventures, and local customs and traditions.  The rocky peaks reach between 2,000 to 5,000 thousand feet with the highest Rysy peak towering at...
Your Favorite Poland Destination Contest
Your favorite Poland destination contest.
Merry Christmas from the Polish Tourism Organization
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 2021.
Oscypek, Crystal, Amber…
Unique experiences powered by locals in Poland What do the products in the title have in common? Let’s add wine, pottery and gingerbread to the mix. Then glass, proziak and lace… Isn’t that intriguing? Yes, they are all unique...
Winter experiences in Poland
Unfortunate pandemic restrictions on hotel accommodations and Christmas markets cancellations damped the usual winter and holiday spirit. Nevertheless, winter tourism is a type of niche travel which Poland is ideally situated to...
International Camping and Caravanning Rally 2023 to take place in Poland.
The General Assembly of the International Federation of Camping and Caravanning selected and announced Poland as the host of the International Camping and Caravanning Rally in 2023.
2023 European Games – plan your trip to support your team in Poland
Once the pandemic is over, the Polish Tourism Organisation plans to turn to its attention to cultural and sporting events to attract more foreign tourists. The 2023 European Games, scheduled to take place in Krakow and the Malopolska...
Vote for Poznan Christmas Market
Poznan Christmas Market has been short-listed as one of Europe’s top Christmas Markets by European Best Destinations and is now in the running to be crowned the best Christmas Market in 2021!
Wildlife in Poland
Poland's landscapes are home to an incredible array of wildlife that you can find in all nooks and corners of the country.
castle ruins
The mysterious castle of Krzyżtopór roughly translates into a cross and ax, which also happens to be its symbol.
wawel castle, church spires from drone during the day
The Wawel Royal Castle is one of the most recognized castles in Poland and hallmarks of Kraków.
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Established in 1958 by Aleksander Rybicki, the Museum of Folk Architecture in Sanok is one of the most extensive open-air museums in Poland
 WARSAW- a city like no other
 WARSAW- a city like no other.
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Łódź is admittedly one of Poland's most creative cities. Collections of distinct art projects crisscross the town.
Bochnia
Discover amazing attractions hidden below surface All the best things are usually well concealed. In Poland, you can find true gems hidden underground. In fact, there are over 200 such sites: spectacular mines, multi-storey medieval...
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Africarium is Poland's first oceanarium and the only one in the world devoted to uncovering flora and fauna of just one continent - Africa.
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The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is an imposing castle fortification, the mightiest medieval fortress in Europe, and the largest brick construction in the world.
wooden table, rolling pins, hands making gingerbred dough
Situated in the center of Toruń's medieval and historic Old Town, the Living Museum of Gingerbread is a sweet tribute to the city's gingerbread baking heritage dating back to the 13th-century. It is also the recipient of Google Map's...
Spooky places to visit in Poland this Halloween.
With summer over and the nights closing in rapidly, Halloween is almost upon us. So if you're looking for some freakish inspiration to spend this scary night a bit differently, don't look any further. In honour of Halloween season,...
pierogi in a skillet
Traditional Polish cuisine was rich in game, poultry, pork, and fish. Modern Polish cooking brings back a lot of that savory history into delectable appetizers, entrees, and desserts.
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The joyful and festive Christmas markets of Warsaw and Gdańsk were reported as some of the Best and Coronavirus Safest European Christmas Destination 2020. Congratulations to both cities!
Modern architecture an attraction of Polish cities
Poland’s Amazing Buildings Many cities around Poland boast unusual examples of contemporary architecture which in themselves have become fascinating tourist attractions. Among them one especially worth seeing is an award-winner of...
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Warsaw, the beautiful, rapidly developing capital of Poland, is full of history and the perfect place to begin your journey across the country. 
“Safe MICE venue” - new self-certification program
Launched by the Polish Tourism Organization as its latest project intended to support the meetings industry, a new self-certification program is aimed at conference and congress venues operating in Poland.
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