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Why Visit Poland
Poland officially the Republic of Poland , is a country in Central Europe. Poland is bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north.

Tourism in Poland contributes to the country's economy. The most popular sites include Warsaw, Kraków, Wroclaw, Poznan, Lublin, Torun, and Auschwitz. Other attractions include northeast Poland's Mazury lake district and Bialowieza Forest. Poland 's main touristic products are: city and historical monuments sightseeng, business trips, qualified tourism, agrotourism, mountain hiking and others.Poland is the 14th most visited country by tourists.

There are several sea resorts on the coast of Baltic Sea like Wolin island, which is located close to the German border, and the coast of Pomerania. In southern Poland there are resorts for skiing and hiking in the Karkonosze mountains, which is part of the Sudetes mountain range and in Carpathian Mountains. Karkonosze includes the touristical centres of Karpacz and Szklarska Poreba. Other famous resorts for skiing and hiking include Zakopane in the Tatra mountains, Szczyrk, Krynica in Beskides or Szczawnica and Kroscienko in Pieniny mountains.

Popular Tourist Sites include:
Warsaw - Warsaw's mixture of architectural styles reflects the turbulent history of the city and country. During WWII, Warsaw was razed to the ground by bombing raids and planned destruction. After liberation, rebuilding began as in other cities of the communist-ruled PRL. Most of the historical buildings were thoroughly reconstructed.

Krakow - Planty is the best-known park in Kraków. It was established between 1822 and 1830 in place of the old city walls, forming a green belt around the Old Town. It consists of a chain of smaller gardens designed in various styles and adorned with monuments.

Wroclaw - The city is traditionally believed to be named after Wrocislaw or Vratislav, often believed to be Duke Vratislaus I of Bohemia. It is also possible that the city was named after the tribal duke of the Silesians or after an early ruler of the city called Vratislav.

Getting Around in Poland:

By Land:
Poland Car Leasing
If you wish to travel by car, we have the following Citroen Car Leasing Car leasing in Poland.

By Car:
Poland Car Rental
Would you like to try Car Hire in Poland ?, We can help you with that too. Poland Car Rental .

Poland Rail Passes
Travelling by Train is your preference, we help you with your Rail passes, check our Poland Eurail Passes rates here.

By Water:
Poland Canalboat Rental
If your desire is to explore Canals of Poland, We can help you with that too. Locaboat Holidays has base in Mikolajki - Mazurie.We can help you taylor your holiday that will suit your needs.

Poland Climate:
The climate is mostly temperate throughout the country. The climate is oceanic in the north and west and becomes gradually warmer and continental as one moves south and east. Summers are generally warm, with average temperatures between 20 °C (68 °F) and 27 °C (81 °F). Winters are cold, with average temperatures around 3 °C (37 °F) in the northwest and -8 °C (17.6 °F) in the northeast. Precipitation falls throughout the year, although, especially in the east; winter is drier than summer.

The warmest region in Poland is Lesser Poland located in Southern Poland where temperatures in the summer average between 23 °C (73 °F) and 30 °C (86 °F) but can go as high as 32 °C (90 °F) to 38 °C (100 °F) on some days in the warmest month of the year July. The warmest city in Poland is Tarnów. The city is located in Lesser Poland. It is the hottest place in Poland all year round. The average temperatures being 30 °C (86 °F) in the summer and 4 °C (39 °F) in the winter.

Polish Cuisine:
Polish cuisine has both influenced and been influenced by the cuisines of surrounding countries. For centuries the Polish kitchen has been the arena for competing influences from France and Italy, while it also borrowed extensively from more exotic tables: Tartar, Armenian, Lithuanian, Cossack, Hungarian and Jewish. It is rich in meat, especially chicken and pork, and winter vegetables , and spices, as well as different kinds of noodles the most notable of which are the pierogi. It is related to other Slavic cuisines in usage of kasza and other cereals. Generally speaking, Polish cuisine is hearty. The traditional cuisine generally is demanding and Poles allow themselves a generous amount of time to prepare and enjoy their festive meals, with some meals taking a number of days to prepare in their entirety.

Notable foods in Polish cuisine include kielbasa, borscht, pierogi, flaczki (tripe soup), golabki, oscypek, pork chops, bigos, various potato dishes, a fast food sandwich and many more. Traditional Polish desserts include paczki, gingerbread and others.

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