• The Owl Mountains are located about 75 km south of Wrocław. It is a popular destination for day trips or longer hikes. The highest peak of this range, the Great Owl is 1 015 meters high. Although the mountains are very picturesque, they seem to be more known for the mysterious Project Riese that was set up in this area.

  • Ksiaz Castle near Walbrzych is the largest castle in the Silesia region and the third-largest castle in Poland after Malbork and Krakow. It is also one of the most popular places around Wroclaw. This place in a unique way connects the medieval ages with contemporary times.

  • Krakow has only one airport  – Balice John Paul the Second Airport. It is located about 10 kilometres west of the city centre and is very well-connected by public transport. You can get from Krakow Airport to city centre in 20 minutes by train for about 2 EUR! Other Krakow airport to city centre transportation options are more expensive and less convenient.

  • The Christmas Market in Krakow in 2021 will start on November 26 and will last until December 26. The novelty of this year’s edition will be the partial extension of the Fair from December 27 to January 2, 2022. The extended part will be located on the Main Market Square from the side of St. Wojciech Church.

  • New Year’s Eve in Krakow always took place at the Krakow main square – Rynek Glowny. The celebration usually consisted of concerts and laser shows, but last year due to the coronavirus, it was different. Because of restrictions introduced, there was no event in the city, and we couldn’t even leave home due to curfew.

  • Despite another wave of Coronavirus, Christmas Market in Lodz will begin on the 26th of November and last for the whole month – until the 26th of December. It’ll take place at Piotrkowska Street and Schiller Passage. Manufaktura Centre organises its own Christmas Fair in Lodz, that’ll start on the 3rd of December and last until the 23rd of December.

  • Christmas Market in Poznan in 2021 will begin on the 20th of November and will take place in three locations: Plac Wolnosci (Freedom Square), Rynek Lazarski (Lazarski Market) and Kasprowicza Park.

  • Christmas Market in Wroclaw is a relatively young event. It was cancelled in 2020 due to covid restrictions, but it’s almost sure that in 2021 we will be taking part in the 12th edition of the Fair.
    This year Christmas Market in Wroclaw will start on the 19th of November and last until the end of December, with a two-day break on 24-25th of December.

  • Although Bydgoszcz and Torun are very close to each other and share some history, Torun was always considered more interesting than Bydgoszcz. Bydgoszcz simply lacked what its rival has: Old Town that survived the war and world-famous person – Nicolaus Copernicus to be associated with.

  • Top things to do in Torun

    by mbogda

    Among the top things to see in Torun there are little that relate to those times. This is due to Mikolaj Kopernik, the most famous Polish Astronomer, who was born in Torun in 1473.