#01 WROCLAW

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

Things not to miss: Wroclaw, Poland.© fotolupa/Shutterstock 

#02 KAZIMIERZ, KRAKÓW

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

Things not to miss: Old jewish district Kazimierz, Cracow, Poland.© Lukasz Siekierski/Shutterstock 

#03 SOPOT

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

Things not to miss: Sopot, Poland.© James Jiao/Shutterstock 

#04 WARSAW NIGHTLIFE

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

Things not to miss in Poland: Warsaw, Poland. © Robert Wolkaniec/Shutterstock

#05 TATRA MOUNTAINS

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

Things not to miss: Mountain lake, 5 lakes valley, Tatra Mountains, Poland.© Curioso/Shutterstock 

 

#06 AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

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

#06 AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

#07 THE MAZURIAN LAKES

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

Things not to miss in Poland: Yachts float on the calm waters of the lake. Early morning. Masuria, Poland.© ysuel/Shutterstock

#08 POZNAN

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

#08 POZNAN

#09 TORUN

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

Things not to miss in Poland: Skyline of Torun old town, UNESCO world heritage in Poland, Poland. © Leonid Andronov/Shutterstock

#10 WIELICZKA SALT MINE

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

Things not to miss in Poland: Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland. © Adwo/Shutterstock

Top image © Robert Wolkaniec/Shutterstock

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