Flights to Katowice

Discover the Katowice region and let it surprise you!

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

When the average Pole thinks about Katowice, generally "coal" comes to his mind; the region was once a Polish power in hard coal mining. Now Katowice is one of the most forested Polish cities, 42% of the city's area is covered by forests.

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The capital of the Silesian Voivodeship / In Southern Poland


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From May to September the average temperature is 18 °C- 23 °C

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Katowice Airport


Enjoy sightseeing; see cultural places; make some shopping

Until the 19th century, Katowice was an agricultural village that evolved into a powerful industrial centre when huge deposits of hard coal were discovered underground and the first mines were established. The construction of the railway connected the region with Berlin and Vienna. Most of the mines have been closed and some of them have gained a new life as tourist attractions as underground museums. Culture and music lovers find film and various type music festivals here.

What Is Katowice best known for ?

Katowice is located at the crossroads of rail and road routes which makes traveling comfortable and more fun. Do you crave water recreation? In the surrounding of Katowice, there are many ponds and lakes where you can go canoeing, sailing and windsurfing and relax on the clean beaches. 

  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature


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Traditional Silesian Cuisine

Traditional Silesian cuisine draws some inspiration from Czech, German, Austrian and Jewish cuisine and has many followers due to its simple recipe and its filling properties. The top dishes include mainly Silesian dumplings with roulade and red cabbage. If you’re fond of sour flavours, your stomach will be grateful to you when you treat it with traditional soup - Silesian sour rye soup or chicken broth. We cannot forget about „kwaśnica”, i.e. a stock of sauerkraut and smoked ribs.


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The historical legacy of Katowice; a housing estate built for miners and their families in the form of red brick houses in the era of the greatest industrialization of the region at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. One of the most desired places of photographers 8 km from the city centre. The estate is still inhabited and the full of character pubs contribute to its extraordinary feeling. Nikiszowiec has been recognized by the President of the Republic of Poland as a historical monument.


Has UFO landed in Katowice? Until 2014, the Spodek Arena, with its steel dome weighing 300 tons, was the largest sports and entertainment hall in Poland with seats for 11,500 viewers. The iconic symbol of Katowice, sited in the central point of the city, clearly resembling a spacecraft after landing, was built in 1971. An interesting aspect is that the first concert of Metallica in Poland took place in Spodek in 1987.

The Silesian Museum

Make sure that you gather the information about the history and art of the entire province in an unique way, since it is located on the site of the former Katowice coal mine. An attraction one of its kind is also stepping up to the panoramic tower of the former mine shaft called "Warszawa II", where from its terrace at a height of 40 m you can admire the view of the entire city and, when the weather conditions allow, even the Beskidy mountain range.


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Kościuszko Park

If you do not want to stay away from the centre of Katowice and you feel like to relax in the bosom of nature, set off to Kościuszko Park, which is placed in the central part of the city on an area of 72 ha. The park, which was established in 1888 in the style of English parks, can boast the only parachute tower in Poland, which was used to train parachute jumpers until the 1950s, as well as the oldest church in Katowice - the Church of St. Archangel Michael from 1510. There are about 90 species of trees and shrubs to be admired in the park.

Silesian Park

The complex of the park is situated on the border of Katowice and Chorzów on an area of ​​620 ha, which means that it is the largest park in Europe, after Phoenix Park in Dublin, and at the same time twice as large as Central Park in New York. There are a number of exclusive attractions in the Silesian Park to make a visit remarkable like Legendia Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko (Poland's first funfair), the largest planetarium and the third largest zoo in the country.

Weather in Katowice

The climate in Katowice is moderate, transitional with an average annual temperature of 8.6 ° C. Precipitation can be expected every month and the average temperature in the months from April to September is 20.5 ° C.

2 C Light Snow
TODAY Mar 28, Tue
  • Mar 29, Wed 8 Broken Clouds
  • Mar 30, Thu 13 Overcast Clouds
  • Mar 31, Fri 15 Light Rain
  • Apr 1, Sat 8 Light Rain
  • Apr 2, Sun 6 Light Rain

Direct flights to Katowice

The location of Katowice in southern Poland at the crossroads of important domestic and international routes is a good reason why direct flights to the Pyrzowice airport in Katowice are very popular. Moreover, airport charges at Pyrzowice airport are lower than at other airports in Poland, therefore flights to / from Katowice are respectively cheaper. With Corendon Airlines you can take direct flights to Katowice from the following airports: Antalya in Turkey, Heraklion Kzantzakis in Crete, Hurgada in Egypt and Rhodes in Rhodes. Flights to Katowice from Turkey are very popular, especially in summer, so to find cheap flights to Katowice from Antalya, make sure to book a flight in advance or prefer a flight in low season, i.e. before the beginning of May or after the end of September.

Destination Airport: Katowice (KTW)  
Antalya -Katowice flight duration   2:50 hours


Cheap flight tickets to Katowice

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket to Katowice is to regularly follow the offers on the Corendon Airlines website. By tracking flights to Katowice on the Corendon Airlines website, you are guaranteed not to miss any special offers.

Accommodation in Katowice

You can choose an overnight stay in one of over 20 hotels in the centre of Katowice, if the central location is important to you, you can also be interested in one of the over 200 hotels scattered throughout the Silesian Voivodeship, if you prefer cheap accommodation. Many visitors choose the option of accommodation in one of the neighbouring cities, because due to a very good public transportation and short distances between the cities in the Silesian agglomeration, it is easy to move around. Low-budget tourists willingly choose accommodation in plentiful guest rooms.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Katowice

What's worth visiting in Katowice?

You can visit parks, museums, historical monuments and local restaurants in the town.

What is the best way to travel around the Silesian agglomeration?

It would be a good idea to buy a one-day public transport ticket, according to which you can travel throughout the entire Silesian voivodeship by trains, buses and trams without any limit.

When is the prime time to visit Katowice?

From spring to autumn, due to the possibility of taking advantage of the beaches by the lakes, attractions in the Silesian Park or attending the music festivals.

The most delicious food in Silesia?

The absolute number one is Silesian dumplings with roulade and red cabbage. For soup gourmets, sour rye soup is absolutely to be recommended.

How far is it from Katowice to the nearest mountain range?

77 km to the Silesian Beskids.

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