10 essential tips for traveling to Poland


With this list of Tips for traveling to Poland We want to help you prepare and organize your trip to one of the most beautiful countries and unknown of the European Union.
Known on many occasions by Krakow, one of the most impressive cities in the world, Poland has many more incredible places, such as the city of Warsaw, Wroclaw, Poznan, Zakopane or Gdansk, among many others, which we are sure will be part of a route Unforgettable for the country.

Based on the experience of our trip to Krakow in addition to the route through the country, we want to leave you the ones that are for us, the 10 essential tips for traveling to Poland. We start!

1. What is the best time?

As we always say with most destinations, the best time for a trip to Poland It depends a lot on the activities you want to do and, above all, what you are looking for in the country. Despite this and in a general way, we do believe that the weather is a very important factor, so we leave you the times we believe, are better to visit the country.

  • High season (from May to September): these months are the most frequented by tourists especially in the city of Krakow and the most tourist places in the country.
  • Mid season (March, April and October): good weather is usually present and except for Holy Week, the most tourist places are usually much less crowded.
  • Low season (from November to February): it is the least recommended time of the year to travel to Poland since the weather is usually much colder and rainy, except for Christmas dates, during which many travelers come to the country to enjoy the markets .

Remember that if your trip is during the high season or during holidays, it is highly recommended to book in advance both accommodation and transportation and flights.

2. Entry requirements

If you are Spanish or a citizen of the European Union you will only need the ID or passport to travel to Poland. If you have another nationality, it is important to consult the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Embassy for updated information on the entry requirements.

In addition to the documentation mentioned above, it is important to bring the European Health Card to make a trip to Poland, since with it you can receive medical assistance if necessary. It is also important to consider the option of contracting better travel insurance for Europe if you want to have medical assistance in the best hospitals in addition to having repatriation included if necessary.

We always travel insured with Mondo, with whom we carry a totally adequate insurance to the needs that we will have on the trip. Hiring your insurance here with Mondo, just for being a Street Travelers reader, you have a 5% discount.

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More tips for traveling to Poland

Other of the best tips for traveling to Poland are:

  • The official language of Poland is Polish although in most tourist places they speak perfect English, so you will not have problems with the language.
  • If you are going to make a route by car through the country it is highly recommended to take a GPS or a mobile application that is GPS, either online or oflline.
  • Although we believe that the rental car is the best way to travel some of the points that we have highlighted above, if you want to know only the most important cities in the country, you can move perfectly by train or bus. You can see all the options and make reservations from here.
  • In Poland the common voltage is 230V, the frequency 50Hz and the plugs are of type E.

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