The Polish capital, which was 85% destroyed during World War II but rebuilt in the same style in the years following, is a blossoming modern city with beautiful parks and gardens and a creative spirit. A place with a long and often saddening history, Poland is one of the world’s most important educational destinations.
Perfect forFamilies | Intellectuals | Trailblazers
When to goMarch-May | June-August | September-November
Ideal length of stay1-2 Nights
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2 Days: Essential Warsaw
The capital of Poland, Warsaw is a vibrant city with a long history, which can be seen in the various architecture styles (renaissance, gothic, neoclassical) throughout. To make the most out of a visit, it’s important to tour with a guide, who can unravel centuries of Warsaw’s complicated past. Here is just one example of what our destination experts can create for you.
Day 1: Warsaw Old Town
Get your bearings in Warsaw with a guided tour of the Old Town. Walk along the Royal Route (a street with several historic landmarks) and end at the Royal Palace, where you can discover centuries of history about Polish Kings and see two Rembrandt paintings. Stop for a quick snack at a local pierogi restaurant or an Italian trattoria, then continue to either the POLIN Museum, which details 1,000 years of Polish Jewish history, or the Warsaw Rising Museum, which tells the story of the heroic Warsaw Uprising of 1944.
Day 2: Parks and Gardens
Experience some of Warsaw’s beautiful green spaces with a morning stroll through the 200-acre Łazienki Park, whose most notable attraction is the Palace on the Isle, a residence that seemingly lies in the middle of a lake and is one of the best examples of neoclassical architecture in Poland. Enjoy lunch at an elegant restaurant in the park, and then drive 20 minutes to Wilanów Palace, a 17th-century royal palace that is often referred to as the “Polish Versailles.” Have dinner at one of Warsaw’s most esteemed Polish restaurants.
Everyone visiting Poland should follow a visit to Warsaw with a few days in Krakow (best reached by a two-hour train), a beautiful, culture-rich city that was not destroyed during World War II, to further their understanding of Polish history.
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