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Lesser Poland Breaks

from £89 per person

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1 Room
2 Adults
7 Nights

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Polish

PLN: Polish złoty

Lesser Poland is a gorgeous, historic swathe of southern Poland. Its capital is Krakow, so beautiful and immaculately preserved that it was one of the first cities ever to be inscribed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. Krakow’s enchanting medieval heart and Jewish quarter are stuffed with fantastic places to eat, drink and shop, and it has become one of Poland’s most popular destinations for a city break. Lesser Poland is also home to a wide range of attractions such as the fascinating Wieliczka salt mines, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the sobering and moving Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial, and the gorgeous wilderness of the Ocjow National Park.

Why book Lesser Poland holidays

Explore the city

Hit dazzling, historic Krakow - the star of the show here!

Top attractions to visit

Castle in Wiśnicz, Krakow Jewish Quarter, St Mary’s Basilica 

Sample the local food

Polish dumplings, local IPA & flavoursome stews aplenty 

Lush natural wonders

Escape the city and head to Ocjow National Park & Lake Czorsztynskie

Hit the nightlife & bar scene

Krakow is a serious nightlife hub

Popular with couples

Think cobbled streets and hill-top castles…

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Top attractions

Top attractions

Krakow, the capital of Lesser Poland, is a spectacular and well-preserved historic city stuffed with cultural attractions, plus a fabulous choice of shops, bars, restaurants and beer halls. Its cobbled streets wind around a stunning medieval market square (Rynek Główny), one of the largest in Europe, which is ringed with handsome medieval and Renaissance monuments including St Mary’s Basilica and the Cloth Hall. You can escape the crowds in the nature reserves and parks that surround the city, or head to the Tatra Mountains for some hiking and biking. Other top attractions in Lesser Poland include the Wieliczka salt mines, one of the most visited sites in the country, which date back to the 13th century. You could also make a pilgrimage to the harrowing memorial at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, or escape the forests and hills of the Ocjow National Park.

When to go

When to go

Krakow is the perfect city break destination. One of the oldest and best preserved cities in Poland, its immaculate medieval centre is packed with cultural attractions, as well as oodles of inviting shops, bars, restaurants and cafés. Visit the splendid castle on Wawel Hill, admire the gorgeous Market Square – one of the largest medieval squares in Europe – and explore the enchanting lanes and alleys of Kazimierz, the old Jewish Quarter. The nightlife is fantastic, whether you just want to soak up the sun in a beer garden or fancy hitting one of the sleek new nightclubs. And, if you want to get away from the crowds, you can head to the beach at the nearby Krypisnów Lagoon to soak up some rays or have a dip.

Most popular Lesser Poland hotels

Aparthotel Rakowicka Residence
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
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Lwowska 1
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £162 per personCheck availability
Venetian House Market Square Aparthotel
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £194 per personCheck availability
Metropolitan Boutique Hotel
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £204 per personCheck availability
Galaxy
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £231 per personCheck availability
Antique Apartments - Plac Szczepanski
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £169 per personCheck availability
PURO Kraków Kazimierz
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £168 per personCheck availability
Avena  by Artery Hotels
  1. Krakow
  2. Lesser Poland
From £211 per personCheck availability
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Lesser Poland weather

Lesser Poland weather
Jan
0°C
Avg. Dry Days 12
Feb
2°C
Avg. Dry Days 12
Mar
8°C
Avg. Dry Days 14
Apr
15°C
Avg. Dry Days 13
Nov
8°C
Avg. Dry Days 18
Dec
2°C
Avg. Dry Days 15

Lesser Poland Breaks

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