National holidays

Public Holidays

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Public Holidays

Public Holidays During public holidays all institutions, banks, offices even most of shops are closed for business. 1 January – New Year’s Day the first and second day of Easter – first Sunday after the first spring full moon 1 May – Labour Day 3 May – Constitution Day Corpus Christi – On Thursday of […]

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Visas

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Visas

In the European union visas are not needed. Citizens of the following countries that can travel to Poland without Visas: 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, […]

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Embassies and consulates in Poland

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Embassies and consulates in Poland

Embassies and consulates in Poland Majority of the countries have their embassies or consulates in Warsaw and other major cities (Gdansk, Poznan, Krakow, Szczecin, Lodz). Please be informed that most of the offices are opened only weekdays, so check the opening hours before. For a full list of embassies please see  

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Polish Currency

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Polish currency

Polish currency The polish currency is zloty (PLN). It consists of 100 groszy. The banknotes are 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 PLN denominations, the coins are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 groszy and 1, 2, 5 zlotys. There are numerous banks and exchange offices where you can exchange money. The main conversions are: 1 […]

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Polish language

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Polish language

Polish language About Polish language belongs to a group of west slavic languages, and is a part of the family of Indoeuropean languages. It is estimated that the Polish language is the mother tongue of about 44 million people worldwide, the Poles and Polish citizens residing abroad. It is also one of the official languages […]

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Time Zone

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Time Zone

Time Zone in Poland Poland is in the Central time zone (GMT + 01:00). Most European countries, including Germany, France, Spain, Czech, Slovakia, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Hungary, belong to the same time zone. From March to October Poland is in so called summer time.

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Climate in Poland

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Climate in Poland

The climate in Poland is a mixture maritime and continental. There are very cold and snowy winters and warm summers with plenty of rainfalls in July. During the spring and autumn the weather can be very surprising, because of the air masses which come either from the south west (warm air) or from the north […]

Szczecin

Szczecin Sights – Best sights in Szczecin

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Szczecin Sights

Szczecin Sights Szczecin belongs to the most wonderful Polish cities especially thanks to magnificent architecture. Almost every corner of the city is full of historical objects which delight with their beauty. However there are a few places which are simply musts. We would like to present those which you can’t miss during your stay in […]

Poznan

Poznan Sights – Best sights in Poznan

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Poznan Sights

Poznan Sights Thanks to the rich mutual Polish and German history, there are a lot of interesting architecture monuments in Poznan. City center with the medieval Old Town and amazing Town Hall makes unforgettable impression. Walk between Poznan sights is a magnificent time travel. Town Hall Poznan Town Hall Town hall in Poznan is one […]

Wroclaw

Wroclaw Sights – Best sights in Wroclaw

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Wroclaw Sights

Wroclaw Sights Wroclaw sights are really marvelous. Unique atmosphere of this riverside city makes your sightseeing very charming experience. Amount of monuments and other beautiful places is great, so everyone can find something what will interest him. To see what you can find in the capital of Lower Silesia, read below. Ostrow Tumski Ostrow Tumski […]