Tips & Tricks
Wolf’s Lair (Gierłoż, 11-400 Ketrzyn) — located 3 1/2 hours north of Warsaw, various travel outfits provide tours of this unique World War II-era site: “Wolf’s Lair” (a.k.a. “wolfschanze” — the former headquarters of Nazi invader Adolf Hitler). This was a hidden city consisting of nearby 200 buildings, including shelters, barracks, two airports, a power […]
Centrum Warszawa Wilenska (Targowa 72, Warsaw) — located towards the outskirts of Warsaw, this mall has around 100 retailers, as well as restaurants and other amenities (such as Carrefour supermarket) under one roof.
Warsaw Marathon — held annually in late September, this is one of the best marathon runs in Europe. Optimal weather, flat and fast course, lots of spectators on the streets of Warsaw and finish line on The National Stadium, one of the most modern sport arenas in Europe, it all attracts not hundreds but thousands […]
Wianki nad Wisłą Festival (Wreaths on the Vistula)(Warsaw) — this is a family picnic inspired by the Slavic tradition of celebrating the Kupala Night (Midsummer night), during which in the times of yore, among joyful celebrations, dances and divination, the girls were floating wreaths of flowers with lit candles on the rivers (“wianki” literally means […]
Vistula River Beaches – unlike other major European cities, Warsaw has natural river banks, along with three beaches (one by the Warsaw Zoo, another near the Poniatowskiego Bridge, and a third near the Lazienkowski Bridge. They are accompanied by common grill areas and sporting equipment rental. Everyone can come to chill & grill by the […]
Teatr Polski / Polish Theatre (Street Karasia 2, Warsaw) — this 700-seat theatre has an extensive repertoire — from Nijinsky to Shakespeare and other productions. Fans of such works can check out its website for upcoming performances: www.teatrpolski.waw.pl