Getting to Poland:
Most of European major airlines have direct flights to Poland. Poland’s national carriers are LOT Polish Airlines; besides there are several low cost airlines that fly to Poland, e.g. WizzAir, Centralwings, SkyEurope, EasyJet, Germanwings, Norwegian or Ryanair.
Poland is well connected with all its neighbouring countries by train. Warsaw for example has direct connections with many major cities: Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Dresden, Kiev, Lvov, Minsk, Moscow, Odessa, Prague, St. Petersburg, Vilnius, Vienna.
There are no difficulties of getting to Poland using international bus lines. Large cities (such as Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan, Gdansk and others) are situated on European routes with many connections.
There are sea connections from Denmark and Sweden to Gdansk, Gdynia and Swinoujscie. All services have car-freighting facilities.
Polish currency is zloty.
Cards can be used to pay almost everywhere in the big cities. Popular cards include Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard and Maestro. There is an extensive network of cash machines.
100 EUR = 425 zl
100 zloty = 23 EUR
1 zloty = 100 grosz
Don’t forget to take with you Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Poland is a member of the European Union and has joined the Schengen Agreement, which means that you can enter on your ID or passport.
Hotel Wyspianski is located near Planty Park, the green belt surrounding the city centre, and near Krakow’s greatest attractions – Wawel castle, St. Mary’s church and the Main Market. The hotel is adapted to the needs of tourists as well as businessmen and there are 330 places in 158 rooms, single and twin. Hotel restaurant offers delicious food, both Polish and European cuisine. In the building one can find: souvenir shop, bank branch, fitness club, sauna, solarium and Casino “Royal”.
Hotel Logos lies in a quiet and small street, very close to the Old Town and Planty park. The hotel can accommodate 92 guests offering 49 comfortably furnished rooms. All rooms are fitted out with bathrooms, minibars, satellite TV and telephones. In the restaurant “Rotisseria” one can enjoy excellent Polish cooking. You can also visit the “Relaxation and Beauty Salon” that offers sauna, massage, beauty and cosmetic treatments, etc.
The hotel opened 2003. Very good standard and location (100 m to the Market Square) makes Alexander a popular choice among Krakow visitors. There are 39 rooms fit for 1, 2 or 3 people available for guests. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, bathroom with a shower and drier, satellite TV, phone, mini cocktail cabinet and internet connection.
The students‘ hotel Nawojka is situated near Jordan Park, 15 minutes’ walk from the Main Square and close to the greatest universities of Cracow: AGH (University of Mining and Metalurgy), UJ (The Jagiellonian University), AR (Agriculture University). It provides accommodation in newly renovated single, double, triple and quadruple rooms with bathrooms. Every morning you can enjoy a delicious and rich breakfast buffet.
City Hostel is located in the very heart of Cracow, 100 m from the main railway station, 3 minutes walk to the Old Market Square. In the 18th century palace you’ll find good quality at low prices. The modern design of the interior combined with the building’s history creates the unique atmosphere and inspires to discover the old and new Krakow. There is a range of accommodation types in the City Hostel, from double private rooms to 11 people mix large and bright dorms, with total of 70 beds. Every room and dorm has a private bathroom.