Brimming in history, the capital of Poland for over four centuries is full of palaces and green areas which lie comfortably alongside modern architecture and welcoming little cafés. The city is certainly well worth a visit of several days so as to experience this special atmosphere.
Currency: Złoty. One Euro is roughly equivalent to 4 złotys
Time difference: none
Climate: oceanic to the north and west, and gradually more continental towards the south and east
You can admire the city which cascades below you from atop the giant Palace of Culture and Science. Visit the Royal Castle, the gothic paved streets and Baroc-style palaces in the old town, which were destroyed by German troops during the War but were carefully reconstructed. Be sure to visit the main sites in the old town, and notably the Monument of the Insurrection and superb Krasinski Gardens; or walk along the Royal Route to visit all of the splendid treasures that Warsaw has to offer.
Further information: www.warsawtour.pl/en
Several city guides and brochures are available to prepare your arrival, visit and discovery of personalities such as Fryderyk Chopin or Jean-Paul II, and are free to download.
Further information: www.warsawtour.pl/fr/brochures/en