#01 WROCLAW

Discover this elegant gem of a city, with gorgeous architecture unspoilt by tourist hordes.

#02 KAZIMIERZ, KRAKÓW

Explore Poland’s Jewish heritage in the ancient synagogues and winding alleyways of this now hip neighbourhood.

#03 SOPOT

Relax on the vast stretch of white sand near this lively summertime resort.

#04 WARSAW NIGHTLIFE

Live it up among the glass skyscrapers and abandoned factories of the country’s dynamic capital.

#05 TATRA MOUNTAINS

Hike among jagged alpine peaks, swim in crystal-clear lakes and enjoy the unique mountain culture.

#06 AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

The most notorious extermination camp of them all – few leave unchanged by the experience.

#07 THE MAZURIAN LAKES

Hugely popular in summer, head to the east of the region for true beauty and solitude.

#08 POZNAN

Feel reinvigorated by the work-hard-play-hard bustle of this down-to-earth mercantile city.

#09 TORUN

Birthplace of Copernicus and famous for gingerbread, Toruń is a medieval university town with easy-going charm.

#10 WIELICZKA SALT MINE

A man-made marvel, featuring fabulously decorated subterranean galleries carved from rock salt.

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