Poland is worth visiting because it is a very diverse country. It gives you lots of different opportunities to learn about its culture, customs, and history. Poland attracts tourists especially with its historical monuments, beautiful nature, reasonable prices and friendly people.
You can spend your vacation in Poland in many various ways , for example, by going sightseeing in famous Polish cities or exploring the numerous forests. You can also have a good time doing shopping, watching art exhibitions, camping by the lakes, sunbathing and kite-surfing at the seaside or hiking in the mountains.
Foreigners, that over the years have visited our country, appreciated its historical and natural values, as well as its affordability. Tourists from abroad were happy to see and experience new things, to discover a new country.
For several years, Poland has been classified really high in the rankings of the most attractive tourist destinations in Europe. Polish people know it for the fact, but over the recent years, also the tourists from abroad have appreciated the values of Polish culture and nature. And all that is possible thanks to the great geographical diversity , but also the rich history, that this country in the middle of Europe can offer.
Why, in particular, is it worth visiting Poland? Because you will find here:
• Incredibly interesting towns and cities, such as Kraków – the former capital of Poland, famous for its outstanding monuments and the unique atmosphere.
• World-class tourist attractions, including 17 sites from the UNESCO World Heritage List.
• Turbulent history of old castles but also of the 20thcentury - the communist period, Lech Wałęsa leadership and the significant remains of the World Word II, such as the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940–1945) Auschwitz-Birkenau.
• Treasures of nature, including 23 National Parks and 10 world’s Biosphere Reserves.
• Healthy lifestyle and clean air in plenty of agro-touristic farms, numerous aqua-parks, as well as holiday and health resorts (SPA) with hydrothermal springs.
• Active leisure, such as kayaking, sailing, skiing, horse-riding, golf, or underground sightseeing tours in caves, mines, medieval cellars or military cities.
• Spiritual journeys in the footsteps of the Pope St. John Paul II, and to the pilgrimage destinations such as the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Jasna Góra in Częstochowa, with its Black Madonna statue and painting, the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Kraków-Łagiewniki or the Sanctuary in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska.
• Industrial monuments, old mines, breweries and modern museums worthy of the 21st century.
• Big and important events such as the 2012 UEFA European Championship, 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship or The World Youth Day in Kraków.
• Delicious cuisine with all its famous local products and beverages.
• Interesting and friendly people.
• Art and entertainment - numerous art galleries, operas, concert halls, theatres and avant-garde street performances.
There is certainly a lot to choose from in Poland!