Let’s take an amazing journey to Poland with kids and discover the most awesome attractions and places someone could visit in Poland in order to have a great family experience.
We know how much holidays can cost, so if you want to enjoy your holiday with kids on a nice budget, Poland is the one for you.
Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, and Poznan are all great cities to visit in Poland, especially if you’re traveling with kids.
Here are some of the top things to do in each of these five cities.
Krakow or Cracow, is the second-largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, the city dates back to the seventh century. Kraków has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland’s most important economic hubs. Indeed it was the capital of Poland from 1038 to 1569.
- Visit Wawel Castle with your kids and learn about the history of the Polish monarchy
- Explore the Main Market Square with your family and sample some of the local food
- Visit the Schindler Museum and learn about the history of World War II in Poland. This might be interesting for older kids or teens.
Warsaw is an Alpha global city, a major cultural, political and economic hub, and the country’s seat of government. Warsaw traces its origins to a small fishing town in Mazovia. Kids will love seeing the whole of Warsaw from above. Throughout the year there are concerts, performances and museums in Warsaw also for kids.
- Visit the Palace of Culture and Science and enjoy stunning views of the city
- Explore the historic Old Town and Market Square
- Visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum and learn about the city’s role in the resistance against the Nazis
You can not skip this petite city while you are in Poland with your family. Gdansk is a small city in the north of Poland and one of the oldest settlements in the country.
- Explore the historic city center and learn about the city’s maritime history
- Visit the European Solidarity Center and learn about Poland’s fight for democracy
- Take a boat tour of the Motlawa River and see the city from a different perspective
With a unique combination of affordability, unique attractions, and tasty food traditional to Poland, you cannot go far wrong when visiting the former European capital of culture. Wroclaw isn’t popular with tourist, although, not yet. Take a tour guide and you will definitely be able to experience the ‘real Poland’ when you visit,
- Walk across the iconic Tumski Bridge and enjoy picturesque views of the city
- Explore the Market Square and see the colorful townhouses
- Visit the Panorama of the Battle of Racławice and step into the 18th century battle scene
Last on the list, but not the least! This city is the most colorful among all. For families traveling to Poland or somewhere nearby, consider giving Poznan a visit. Poznan offers a rich history, tons of attractions, and a genuinely warm vibe. It is also very budget friendly for families and it’s all relatively affordable compared to other European cities.
- Visit the Old Market Square and sample some of the city’s famous St. Martin’s croissants
- Explore the Cathedral Island and learn about the city’s religious history
- Visit the Archaeological Museum and learn about the city’s prehistoric past
All of these cities have something unique to offer and are great for family-friendly travel. Enjoy!