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Flights to Warsaw

DISCOVER WARSAW WITH ALL OF YOUR SENSES

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

Warsaw draws the attention of visitors not only through its rich history and many cultural activities (it owns 71 museums!) but also multiculturalism combined with nightlife, one of the best in Eastern Europe. Warsaw attracts history enthusiasts boasting the reconstructed monuments of the Old Town after World War II so perfectly, that they were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1980.

Feature/Location:

the capital and the biggest city of Poland with 1,7 million inhabitants

Currency:

Polish Zloty/ PLN

Weather:

from May to September average temperature around 18 °C- 23 °C

Time Zone:

GMT +01:00

Airports:

2 airports/ WAW, WMI

Activities:

sight- seeing, culture, sport, shopping

Warsaw once called the "Paris of the North" during World War II was demolished by 65%, after only 5 years of reconstruction, rose like a mythical Phoenix from the ashes. Did you know that there are about 90 parks in Warsaw, so they cover a quarter of the city? Most of the tourist attractions are found on the western bank of the Vistula.

  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature

Cuisine

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Hala Koszyki

Hala Koszyki: you're starving and you don't have a clue what to eat? This spot is a solution! The place which is going to satisfy every appetite and meet every expectation. The shopping hall, built in the Art Nouveau style at the beginning of the 20th century, houses 18 different restaurants under one roof. A huge selection of Polish and global offers will gratify the palate of every culinary enthusiast: traditional Polish sausages from the countryside in the Małopolska province, homemade cold cuts, burgers in various editions, 50 types of fish, Mediterranean dishes, pancakes in many forms, Thai flavors and vegan street food. In the middle of the hall, there is Bar Koszyki, where several dozen people can sit at the same time.

Milk bars

Milk bars: serving traditional cheap Polish dishes, incl. roulades, 'pierogi': ravioli- like dumplings, beetroot soup, chicken stock, tripe, dumplings stuffed with meat. Milk bars have their roots in the People's Republic of Poland when they lived their heyday because they served food “like Mom's” and at the same time, everyone could afford them and The most favorite milk bars of Varsovians are the Prasowy Bar, the oldest milk bar in Warsaw (est. in 1956), Bar Ząbkowski in Praga, which is considered the most authentic district in Warsaw and Bar Bambino.

Traditional Polish cuisine

Traditional Polish cuisine: if you feel like typical Polish food with a modern twist, it is worth going to the Restaurant "Bez Gwiazdek", where the menu changes every month, taking guests on a real culinary journey through Polish regions. The concept is based on a 6-course tasting menu, the ingredients for the dishes are always Polish, seasonal and of the highest quality. The restaurant was founded and runs at the same time by one of the best chefs in Poland, Robert Trzópek.

Culture

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Palace in Wilanów

Palace in Wilanów: if you want to feel like you're at the royal court, be sure to go to visit the summer residence of the Polish king Jan III Sobieski. The palace is located 10 km from the center of Warsaw and is a fine example of baroque architecture combined with the influences of Old Polish architecture. Built on the order of King Jan III Sobieski in 1696, the palace was miraculously intact during World War II.

Royal Castle

Royal Castle: in the 17th century it was one of the most beautiful royal palaces in Europe. Built as the seat of the Dukes of Masovia in the 14th century, it was blown up during World War II. The castle was rebuilt in 1971 and in 1980, together with the Old Town, it was added onto the UNESCO World Heritage List. It currently has collections of many valuable items and original works of art. Every day the Warsaw bugle-call sounds from the Clock Tower of the Castle at 11:15 am to commemorate the clock stopping at this time during the bombing of the Castle on September 17, 1939.

The Old Town Square

The Old Town Square: it was built at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries, at a time when Warsaw received city rights. The square consists of 40 buildings decorated with Renaissance, Baroque, Gothic and Neoclassical elements. At the end of World War II, 90% of the Old Town was bombed, after 5 years it was rebuilt with all the original details to such an extent that in 1980 the Old Town was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Only facades number 34 and 36 resisted the damage.

Nature

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Kampinoski National Park

Kampinoski National Park: a park with an area of approx. 76,232 ha 25 km away from the city center. It's been on the UNESCO World List of Biosphere Reserves since 2000. Tourist routes with a total length of 360 km allow for hiking, cycling and horse riding. The symbol of the Park is the moose living here in the wild with other animals, including beaver, fox, deer, roe deer, wild boar.

Łazienki Królewskie

Łazienki Królewskie: the largest park in Warsaw with an area of 76 ha. There are several reasons why you should immerse yourself in this oasis of greenery. The park consists of several parts: the Royal Garden, composed of the Polish king Stanisław August Poniatowski in the 18th century, the 19th-century Romantic Garden, with the Belweder Palace serving as the official residence of several Polish presidents, the Contemporary Garden from the beginning of the 20th century with the monument to Fryderyk Chopin and the Chinese Garden from 2014. There was a bathhouse here in the 17th century, which was later converted into the summer residence of King Poniatowski; hence the name of the park.

Roof Garden

Roof Garden: Located on the roof of the University Library with free admission. It is said to be the largest and most beautiful roof garden in Europe. The garden consists of a smaller upper part (area 2,000 m2) and a larger lower part (15,000 m2), where you can admire a fountain, a pond or granite sculptures. From the roof, you can also enjoy the amazing view of Warsaw and the Vistula River.

Weather in Warsaw

The weather in Warsaw is temperate, whereas the annual average temperature is 7.7 degrees C. However, in the period most suitable for visiting, i.e. from April to September, the average temperature is 22.2 degrees C.

25 C Clear Sky
TODAY Jun 16, Wed
  • Jun 17, Thu 26 Clear Sky
  • Jun 18, Fri 29 Few Clouds
  • Jun 19, Sat 30 Clear Sky
  • Jun 20, Sun 29 Clear Sky
  • Jun 21, Mon 30 Clear Sky

Direct flights to Warsaw

Due to the central location of Warsaw in Poland, direct flights to Warsaw are in great demand. Flights from Poland to Turkey are the most popular during the holiday season. With Corendon Airlines you can take direct flights to Warsaw from the following airports: Antalya in Turkey, Heraklion Kzantzakis in Crete, Hurgada in Egypt and Rhodes in Rhodes. Direct flights from Turkey to Warsaw to the Frederic Chopin airport by Corendon Airlines are available all year round. One of the unique advantages of the Antalya-Warsaw flight is the fact that the flight takes only 3 hours. To buy a cheap flight from Antalya to Warsaw, just follow the Corendon Airlines website and remember that the sooner you decide to fly, the cheaper the flight ticket will be.

Choosing your flight tickets to Warsaw

Cheap flight tickets to Warsaw

When you book your flight with Corendon Airlines you can be sure to get a very good price flight. Cheap flights to Warsaw from Antalya are available all year round. Yet, remember that the Warsaw-Antalya-Warsaw route is very popular, especially in the summer season, so it would be a good idea to book a cheap flight from Turkey to Poland in advance.

To go from Chopin Airport to Warsaw

Once you land in Warsaw at Chopin Airport, you have several options to get to the city center. In addition to the 24-hour taxis, there are several bus lines, including one overnight, from the airport to the city and the journey takes about half an hour. You can also choose to travel by train, which will take you to the center of Warsaw in approximately 20 minutes. If you prefer to be independent, you can rent a car at one of the airport's rental offices open 24/7.

Accommodation in Warsaw

Accommodation in Warsaw is eagerly booked during the weekends because Warsaw is one of the cities often chosen for a city break. There are over 160 hotels of various classes in Warsaw, which means that both the tourist hungry for the luxury of a 5 * hotel and the one for whom cheap accommodation in Warsaw is important will not be disappointed. If you want to feel the ambiance of Warsaw from the period before the war, stay in one of the tenement houses in the Old Town converted into a hotel. Cheap accommodation is offered especially by hostels located in almost every district of the city as well as private accommodation or rooms. More and more popular, mainly among young people traveling with a backpack, is the possibility of free accommodation using the Couchsurfing system.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Warsaw

What is a must-see in Warsaw?

You must see the Old Town, rebuilt with the tiniest details after the war damage, together with the Royal Castle. If the weather allows, you should take a cruise on the Vistula, the longest Polish river. Go for a walk in Łazienki Park admiring the Palace on the Water, the summer residence of King Poniatowski. Moreover, no trip to Warsaw can be complete without visiting the Palace of Culture and Science, the tallest building in Poland.

What is worth eating in Warsaw?

The iconic Warsaw dishes include potato dumplings without filling or with meat filling, tripe with fragments of the beef stomach in the form of soup, legs in jelly, i.e. delicate pork meat with vegetables in jelly, dumplings with cabbage and mushrooms or meat or cheese.

When is the best time to visit Warsaw?

In the summer season from April to September, due to the many attractions on the banks of the Vistula River and in the city center.

Can you visit Warsaw for free?

Many museums in Warsaw accept tourists on individual days for free, but it is worth visiting the website of the facility before visiting.

What's the weather like in Warsaw in winter?

The weather in winter is rather constant and the average temperature in winter in Warsaw is 0 degrees C - 2 degrees C.

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