Flights to Katowice

Discover Katowice: A City of Forests

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

When the average Pole thinks about Katowice, generally, "coal" comes to his mind since the region was once a Polish power in hard coal mining. Now Poland Katowice is one of the most forested Polish cities; forests cover 42% of the city's area. Explore Corendon Airlines' affordable and flexible Katowice flights and book your flight to this magical city right away.

Feature / Location

The capital of the Silesian Voivodeship / In Southern Poland

Currency

Polish Zloty

Weather

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

Time Zone

GMT+1

Airports

Katowice Airport

Activities

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. 

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Katowice Cuisine

Cuisine
Katowice Cuisine Traditional Silesian Cuisine
Katowice Cuisine Traditional Silesian Cuisine

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.

Katowice Culture

Culture
Katowice Culture Nikiszowiec
Katowice Culture Nikiszowiec

Nikiszowiec

Nikiszowiec is 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 for photographers is 8 km from the city center. 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.

Katowice Culture Spodek
Katowice Culture Spodek

Spodek

Has UFO landed in Katowice? Until 2014, the Spodek Arena, with its steel dome weighing 300 tons, was Poland's largest sports and entertainment hall, with seats for 11,500 viewers. The iconic symbol of Katowice, sited in the city's central point, 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.

Katowice Culture The Silesian Museum
Katowice Culture The Silesian Museum

The Silesian Museum

Make sure you gather information about the history and art of the entire province uniquely since it is located on the former Katowice coal mine site. 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 the height of 40 m, you can admire the view of the entire city and, when the weather conditions allow, even the Beskidy mountain range.

Katowice Nature

Nature
Katowice Nature Kościuszko Park
Katowice Nature Kościuszko Park

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.

Katowice Nature Silesian Park
Katowice Nature Silesian 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 several 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. You can easily reach any one of these tourist-packed destinations by searching Corendon Airlines' cheap flights to Katowice. You can easily get to any one of these tourist-packed destinations by searching Corendon Airlines' cheap flights to Stuttgart.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Katowice

What is Katowice best known for?

Katowice is located at the crossroads of rail and road routes, making traveling more comfortable and fun. Do you crave water recreation? The surrounding Katowice has many ponds and lakes where you can go canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, and relaxing on the clean beaches.

How can I find cheap flight tickets to Katowice?

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket to Katowice is to follow the Corendon Airlines website offers regularly. By tracking flights to Katowice on the Corendon Airlines website, you are guaranteed to take advantage of all special requests.

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.

What are my accommodation options in the city?

You can choose an overnight stay in one of over 20 Katowice hotels in the city center 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 cheap accommodation is what you are looking for. Many visitors choose the option of accommodation in one of the neighboring cities because, due to very good public transportation and short distances between the cities in the Silesian aggregation, it is easy to move around. Remember to check out Corendon Airlines' hotel options to find accommodations suitable for your taste and preferences.

How can I find direct flights to Katowice now?

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, and therefore, flights to and from Katowice are relatively cheaper. With Corendon Airlines, you can take direct flights to Katowice from the following airports: Antalya in Turkey, Heraklion Kzantzakis in Crete, Hurghada in Egypt, and Rhodes.

Katowice flight ticket

Cheapest flight ticket Airport Flight duration Cheapest date
Antalya → Katowice
flight ticket: 86.11 EUR
Katowice Airport 1 hr 55 min 07 Aug 2024
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Destination Airport: Katowice (KTW)  
Antalya -Katowice flight duration   2:50 hours

 

Katowice Cuisine

Traditional Silesian cuisine draws some inspiration from Czech, German, Austrian, and Jewish cooking and has many followers due to its simple recipe and filling properties. The top dishes that you can find in most Katowice restaurants include mainly Silesian dumplings with roulade and red cabbage. If you're fond of sour flavors, your stomach will be grateful when you treat it with traditional soup - Silesian sour rye soup or chicken broth. We cannot forget about "kwaśnica," a stock of sauerkraut and smoked ribs. To experience all of these tastes and more for yourself, book the next flight to Katowice from Corendon Airlines and start your journey.

Katowice Weather

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

18 C Broken Clouds
TODAY Jul 20, Sat
  • Jul 21, Sun 28 Scattered Clouds
  • Jul 22, Mon 32 Clear Sky
  • Jul 23, Tue 23 Light Rain
  • Jul 24, Wed 17 Heavy Intensity Rain
  • Jul 25, Thu 16 Heavy Intensity Rain

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