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A Warsaw travel guide – diverse museums and buzzing art scene in Poland’s reborn post-communist capital

A Warsaw city break offers a great opportunity to explore Eastern Europe’s historical and cultural powerhouse. With crumbling socialist factory buildings transformed into cutting-edge, modern art spaces, book a Warsaw hotel and experience the renaissance of one of Europe’s most fascinating capitals.

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A Poland travel guide – spectacular modern cultural gems with strong hints of the traditional

A holiday in Poland offers a vivid panorama over the Eastern Europe’s past and present. The country’s medieval and Hanseatic cities, artistic, studenty neighbourhoods and lush southerly mountain ranges offer an amalgam of modern and traditional that rivals former Eastern Bloc countries.

A Krakow travel guide – royal capital with Gothic churches, historic Jewish quarter and blossoming café culture

A city break in Krakow unveils royal history and unspoilt Gothic architecture. Book a Krakow hotel to get to the heart of the Old Town and experience a buzzing nightlife in a city enjoying a rebirth.

A Warsaw shopping guide – where to shop and what to buy

Warsaw boasts an incredibly diverse shopping experience, from the vintage shops of the Old Town to bold fashion statements like the designer VITKAC center. Look out for the buys that Poland is known for: quality vodka, Balkan amber and distinctive ‘peacock eye’ pottery. Warsaw’s markets should also be on your shopping check-list; try Kolo Bazar for characterful traders and rare oddities.

What to see and do in Krakow – a guide to notable attractions

As Poland’s second largest city, it is also one of the oldest too. Settlements here date back to prehistoric times, but the earliest proven date is the early 13th century. Surviving German occupation and the Second World War, much of Krakow’s history is still very much evident today, particularly in the Old Town area of the city. The city was also one of the first sites to be awarded the UNESCO World Heritage status in 1978, giving it another reason to visit.

Top 10 historic things to do in Krakow

From icy subterranean chapels to hidden Art Nouveau cafés, Krakow’s historical sights are vibrant reminders of its past. Book a Krakow hotel and use this guide to discover the city’s story.

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