Thanks to its historic royal castles, fortresses and ancient religious landmarks, Poland is a prime vacation destination for history buffs and sightseers. Europe’s largest medieval square is the Rynek Glowny, or Main Market Square, in Krakow. The outdoor cafés that encircle this 10-acre square offer prime people-watching and views of several architecturally stunning landmarks, including the Basilica of the Virgin Mary.
Poland’s capital and largest city, Warsaw, boasts the Royal Castle, the official residence of the Polish monarchy. Though much of the city’s historic Old Town district was destroyed during World War II, it has been restored to its pre-War condition.
Poland offers plenty of outdoor adventure as well, with rivers and thick forests perfect for hiking in the lowlands. The northern Baltic coast features watersports along sandy beaches, while the hills and mountains to the south are excellent for biking. Choose from the Wyndham Vacation Rentals family of brands below to explore your vacation rental accommodation options in Poland.
Central Poland offers unique experiences for any traveler. Horse-drawn carriages give tours of a prehistoric forest, and Poznan's Royal Castle holds artifacts from the Middle Ages. Warsaw itself is a mix of old and new—a modern city with a rich history dating to the 13th century.
The coast of Northern Poland lies on the Baltic Sea, where golden sands, hot summer temperatures and some of the best windsurfing in Europe make for an excellent beach vacation. In the port city of Gdansk, historic ornate Burgher houses mix with modern dining and shopping venues.
From the magnificent interiors of St. Mary's Church to the dark legends of vampires in the Carpathian Mountains, Southern Poland is a land of contrasts. Krakow is the country's most popular tourist destination, while outdoor enthusiasts pursue adventure in the Sudeten Mountains.