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Cheap flights from Poland

Poland is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave), and Lithuania on all sides. It has a total land area of 312,679 square kilometres, and is the ninth largest country in Europe. The country has a population of over 38 million people, making it the 34th most populous country in the world, the most populous post-communist member of the European Union, and the sixth most populous member of the European Union. Poland's capital is Warsaw, while the official language is called Polish.

Despite the vast destruction the country experienced during the World War, Poland managed to preserve much of its cultural wealth. There are 14 heritage sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage registry, and 54 historical monuments that are linked to the country’s cultural heritage. Since the end of the communist period, Poland has risen into a country with very high ranking in terms of human development, and a gradually improving economic freedom. 

 

Where to go

Warsaw - Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located in the east-central region of the country, roughly 260 kilometres from the Baltic Sea, and some 300 kilometres from the Carpathian mountains. It is the ninth most populous capital city in the European Union, and is the 32nd most liveable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (2012). Visit destinations here including the Golden Terraces (Zlote Tarasy), the Palace on the Water, St. Anne's Church, the Old Town Market Place, the All Saints Church, the Castle Square, and the Royal Castle.

Zielona Gora - Zielona Gora is a commune in western Poland in the Lubusz Voivodeship with 152,060 inhabitants within the city limits and 316,000 inhabitants within the metropolitan area. It was the capital of the Zielona Gora Voivodeship before the former was absorbed to the Lubusz Voivodeship. Visit the city's town hall and main square, and sample the delicacies.

Gdansk - Gdansk is the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship on the Baltic Coast. It is Poland's principal seaport and the centre of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area. Gdansk is also known as the birthplace of the Solidarity movement under the leadership of then president Lech Walesa, which played a major role in bringing an end to Communist rule across Central Europe. Within the city, travellers can visit the Old Town and the Motlawa River, the Maiden in the Window of Mariacka Street, the Fountain of Neptune at Long Market Street, and the Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge.

Krakow - Also known as Cracow, Krakow is the second largest and one of the older cities located in Poland. It is situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser Poland Region, and dates back to the seventh century. Krakow has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life, and is one of the country's major economic hubs. Visit the Main market Square, the Wawel Castle, the Barbican, St. Mary's Basilica, St. Peter and Paul Church, and the Collegium Maius here.

 

Short haul destinations from Poland include many European destinations such as Germany, Italy, Austria, England, France, and others. Travellers may visit the John Paul II Krakow-Balice International Airport to take flights to these areas, or explore the many other airports including the Warsaw Chopin Airport. Some of the flights are seasonal in nature, so travellers should thoroughly search for the best flights.

 

Long haul flights can be covered through the Warsaw Chopin Airport. The airport has destinations going to a few areas in Asia and Africa. If looking for other flights, travellers are advised to check out the other international airports in the continent. They may take flights from London’s Heathrow and from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle. These two airports have the most number of flights on their roster, with the Heathrow having many intercontinental flights.

 

How to get out

The Warsaw Chopin Airport is the main airport serving the whole of Poland. Other airports that travellers may also check meanwhile include the John Paul II Krakow-Balice International Airport. Airlines that serve the airport include Emirates, KLM, TAP Portugal, and others. 

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