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Introducing Poland

Discover Poland. 
Poland is a traveler's dream, offering the best of Europe with a fraction of the crowds. Modernity meets history in dynamic Warsaw, while Krakow is a beautifully preserved second-city with stunning pre-WWII architecture. You'll also find beautiful resort towns like Zakopane in the Tatras Mountains and Gdańsk, the port side charmer on the Baltic Sea. Then there’s the food scene, which has transcended potato pancakes and pierogis to include beautiful bistros and legitimate haute cuisine, paired with endless artisanal vodkas.

And perhaps most importantly, there are many worthy opportunities throughout the country to look back on the traumas of the 20th century, from the terror of the Holocaust to the long Soviet occupation. Poland has come into its own, and examining its past is a crucial part of appreciating its current identity. 

When is the best time to visit?
Poland is warm and buzzing during the summer months (June-September). Weather is great, save for some afternoon thunderstorms, and this is the peak tourist season. Visit in late spring instead, when crowds are fewer, the weather is pleasant, and the days are long. Winter weather can be brisk, to put it mildly—temperatures from December through February often hover near freezing.

Where should you go?
Travelers can base their itineraries around the two major cities of Poland: the capital city of Warsaw, and Krakow, a cultural powerhouse located further south. Warsaw’s museums are excellent, especially the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, and travelers will love the many opportunities for fine European dining at unbeatably low prices. In Krakow, a must-visit is Rynek Główny, the largest medieval city square in Europe dating back to the 13th century. This is also where you want to be for modern art museums and galleries, hip coffee shops, and pretty parks. 

Outside the cities you can plan kayaking and boating excursions on the Great Masurian Lakes or ski the Carpathian Mountains in the south. The Baltic coast is lovely in summer, and there are plenty of small seaside towns to explore. If you're interested in learning more about the atrocities of the Holocaust in Poland, the six concentration camp sites set up by Nazi Germany throughout the country are all open to the public—some were destroyed, with memorials and museums in their place; others, like Auschwitz-Birkenau and Belzec, were preserved. 

How many days do you need?
You could enjoy a fulfilling tour of Poland in about a week. In that time, you can visit the capital, plus Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau, with possible time left over to take a day-trip to the countryside. With two weeks, it’s safe to say you could enjoy most highlights in the entire country. And with less than a week, you should stick to Krakow and surrounds to maximize your time.

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Trip Reviews for Poland

The latest reviews by travelers who booked their trip on kimkim

Surprising Poland Memorable Experience · Poland - Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2019

Traveler: Wilhelm W. - Local specialist: Jared Reisman

The KimKim Team truly came through beyond my expectations for this short, but very memorable trip to Poland. The hotel choices were excellent, well except for one, but fortunately all others were top class. The drivers were very professional, puntual and friendly. The tours I booked were amazing, but also had plenty of time to spend on my own exploring Krakow and Warsaw. My visit to Auschwitz was with a private driver and guide. I strongly recommend it to avoid the crowds even in late... read more

The KimKim Team truly came through beyond my expectations for this short, but very memorable trip to Poland. The hotel choices were excellent, well except for one, but fortunately all others were top class. The drivers were very professional, puntual and friendly. The tours I booked were amazing, but also had plenty of time to spend on my own exploring Krakow and Warsaw. My visit to Auschwitz was with a private driver and guide. I strongly recommend it to avoid the crowds even in late November. Krakow is jut beautiful all around. The visit to Czestochowa was perfect to break the long drive between Warsaw and Krakow. They even drove me through various castles called the Eagle Nest drive. Upon my arrival in Warsaw they provided me with a local cell phone which I could use to contact their local agent Igor Setkowicz. Igor was amazing. He was very attentive to my needs throughout the trip. I book the trip through KimKim’s trip advisor Jared Reisman here in the USA. He also was extremely responsive of any questions or changes during the booking process and trip. I loved the KimKim contact online interface and the various things you can sign up for. They also provide you with online maps of places of interest, dining, etc. Which ai used quite a bit. Overall I will strongly recommended giving these folks a call if you are going to Poland or you are traveling anywhere else where you need to be more independent and not tied to a specific group travel. Before I decided to go with KimKim I tried to book my journey through other agencies I have use extensively in the past like Alexander & Roberts, Kensington Tours and Abercrombie & Kent. KimKim beats them all by far when it comes to customer service.