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With visible history, well-preserved culture, fancy medieval architecture and primal natural beauty, Poland, a central European country, has been voted as one of the best travel destinations for many years. The capital city of Warsaw and the historic center of Krakow are well worth your exploration. The other unmissable highlights near Krakow are the Auschwitz Concentration Camp and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Also, go and have some leisure time in the north port city of Gdansk. Start your Poland tours the way that matches your traveling style.

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How to Plan a Poland Tour for First Time Travelers?

For first time travelers, if the length of your stay is around 5 days, you can spend two days in Warsaw and three days in Krakow. For a 7 to 10-day Poland tour package, you can visit the highlights of Warsaw, Krakow, Auschwitz, Zakopane and Gdansk. If you have over 10 days, travel around Poland and cover all the must-sees, or you can visit Poland together with its neighboring countries, like Germany, Czech, Slovakia, Ukraine and Lithuania.

Warsaw: the capital of Poland, it was rebuilt after the World War II. The featured sights are: Warsaw Old Town, the Royal Route, Wilanów Palace, the former Jewish Ghetto and Lazienki Royal Park.

Krakow: as a UNESCO historic site, the attractions include: Wawel Castle, St. Mary's Church, Barbican Gate and the Old Town area. Two UNESCO lists near Krakow are: Auschwitz Concentration Camp, a reflection on the holocaust during the World War II, and Wieliczka Salt Mine, a virtual underground city.

Zakopane: a small town that is famous for mountaineering and skiing.

Gdansk: a port city on the Baltic Sea, it is suitable for sightseeing and leisure.
Wawel Castle, Krakow
Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow

When is the Best Time to Visit Poland?

Poland is a captivating country suitable for travelling throughout the year. The best time to visit is during spring from March to May and autumn from September to November, when the weather is warm and pleasant. It is also the travel peak time, so make sure you have everything arranged in advance.

Summer time in this country can be really hot while winter is frigid. During the winter time, Zakopane, known as a famous ski resort, attracts travelers who like skiing and winter sports to enjoy this winter heaven.

Do I Need a Visa to Enter Poland?

Poland is a member of the Schengen Agreement. Countries that do not need a visa to Poland are as follows:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (special administrative region), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (special administrative region), Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Uruguay, the Vatican, Venezuela.

Travelers who take Poland tours should hold a passport with a validity of at least six months. An identity card is ok for Schengen Area citizens.

Is Tipping Customary in Poland?

Tipping is customary if you are satisfied with the service of the driver or the staff in restaurants and hotels, but it is not obligatory. Generally, tips are around 10-15% of the bill in restaurants and bars. You can also consult your tour guide about how much to tip during your Poland tour packages.