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Krakow Historical Center

Centuries ago, surrounded by monumental walls, and now a green park belt. Krakow city center is somewhat protected from the urban bustle of the everyday city life. There is always an opportunity to experience the unique charm that surrounds the historical center of Krakow, whether it be by night or day. No matter what your interests are or how you like to spend your time, be it by visiting one of the innumerable churches, which in this part of the city are literally on every corner, sightseeing the world's largest geological museum under the main market square, or just walking down one of the many small charming alleys. more...

 

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Auschwitz & Birkenau

Auschwitz is a place that stays long in the memory of those who visit. Auschwitz and Auschwitz II Birkenau are places that form a warning against the human aggression displayed in the acts that have taken place here. The facts speak for themselves, in 1940. Nazi Germany assumes control over the camp, which was originally used as a Polish army training camp, after the occupation of Poland it was used as a prison for Polish prisoners. Later being transformed into a predominantly Jewish extermination camp of Auschwitz Birkenau. more...

 

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Traditional River Rafting on the Dunajec

The traditional River Rafting on the Dunajec is a great opportunity for a closer look at the natural beauty of The Pieniny National Park. Every year, the traditional river rafting on the Dunajec river attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. In the peak of the  season, there are more than 250 rafts running, which are able to carry from 4000 to 5000 tourists down the river every day. The tradition of the river rafting began in 1832, and its initiator was Joseph Szalay. Initially, the rafting was an attraction for people that came to stay in thriving spa town, which became Szczawnica. more...

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Cable Car in the Tatra Mountians

The Cable car from Kuźnice to Giewont is one of the most spectacular attractions of its kind in Poland. This attraction offers something for both lovers of nature with the beautiful panoramas of the Tatras, as well as some of the longest and hardest downhill skiing in Poland. From the peak of Kasprowy, there are two attractive ski slopes “Gąsienicowy” and “Goryczkowy." The total length of the route from the top of the cable car is 4,2 km with a difference in altitude of 936 meters. The cable car from Kuźnice has become much more time efficient since 1997, when the cable car was totally modernized, the time spent in the cable car now is about 12 minutes each way, it can also carry twice as many people than before. In this glass-glazed, modern car, this trip provides some unforgettable views of the Tatras, as well as a panorama of Zakopane. more...

 

Thermal Pools

Bukowina thermal pools are located about 20km from Nowy Targ and 15 km from Zakopane. They provide great entertainment for the whole family. Bukowina thermal pools are Poland's largest complex of thermal pools, and one of the most modern in Europe. The thermal water, which is used comes from a depth of about 2400-2700 meters underground. The water temperature in pools stays within the range of 28-36 degrees Celsius. more...

 

Walk to the Eye of the Sea

To enjoy your trip to Morskie Oko (The Eye of the sea), which is the largest lake in the Tatra Mountains; you will need to set off a whole day. Firstly, because you need to get to “Lysa Polana” or “Palenica Bialczanska," where the trail to Morskie Oko start. From here you will need to travel the 9km up to the lake. Despite its length, the height difference on this route is only a little over 400 meters. The route, which largely runs along an asphalt road is not too difficult. However, it is a relatively long walk for those of you that chose to walk this distance. It is worth put the extra effort into completing this journey, as you make your way up to the eye of the sea, you will be surrounded with stunning views of the surrounding peaks. more...

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Polish Markets

The Malopolska Region has a rich tradition for outdoor markets. These outdoor street markets are full of tradition and character, both in the form of the sellers as well as the variety of items sold on many of these markets, making them a kind of tourist attraction in them self. The markets often function as a place where people not only go to shop, but also a place where people go to meet and have a chat with friends, other go to try to haggle out some really great deals that you would not be able to get in any normal shop.

 

 

 

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