Experience the enduring charm of Poland, not in its sprawling cities, but in the quaint serenity of its small towns. As you explore these hidden gems, from the 'Polish Tuscany' of Sandomierz to the 'Sailing Capital' of Mikolajki, you'll find yourself immersed in a rich tapestry of culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes, each offering a unique perspective of Poland.
Poland has ascended to the pinnacle of tourism recognition by bagging the top spot in USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest 2023. This honor acknowledges the growing allure of the nation, underpinned by its vibrant culture, diverse landscapes, and hospitable people.
Over the centuries, Niedzica Castle has become synonymous with the mystery of the lost Inca treasure. Today, many adventurers and curious visitors still harbor the thrilling hope that a map to this treasure, or maybe even the treasure itself, could be hidden somewhere within the castle’s ancient walls. Whether this is true or not, one thing is for certain: Niedzica Castle's allure lies as much in its architectural beauty as in the mysteries it continues to guard.
As you set out on your journey along Poland's bewitching Amber Trail, you'll be completely mesmerized by the stunning vistas of the Baltic coastline, the heartfelt warmth of Polish hospitality, and the enthralling history that has forged this proud country. Get ready to be astonished as you unearth the time-honored treasures of amber, fondly referred to as the "Baltic gold," and dive deep into the intriguing stories of how this captivating gemstone has left an indelible mark on Poland's history, culture, and commerce over the centuries.
Accompany us on an excursion to lesser-visited (and less busy!) sites in Poland. Don't hesitate to wander off the well-worn paths of Warsaw and Krakow, and prepare to be captivated by the undiscovered riches that are waiting to be found. Take a look at our compilation of places that might not draw huge crowds of tourists, but are undeniably worth experiencing.
After facing stiff competition from 21 other nominated cities and receiving over 140,000 votes, Warsaw has been declared the European Best Destination for 2023. The winner was chosen by internet users from all over the world who participated in the competition. Warsaw emerged as the winner with 142,000 votes, followed by Athens with 91,000 votes and Maribor with 68,000 votes.