January and February are particularly cold, so our advice would be to pack warm layers, a coat, gloves, a warn hat and scarf. A furry lining or trim will keep you even cosier. light wool is a good choice to wear against your skin as it naturally helps to regulate your body temperature.
- 1 What should I pack for a trip to Poland?
- 2 Do and don’ts in Poland?
- 3 What should I avoid in Poland?
- 4 How much cash should I bring to Poland?
- 5 Can I wear shorts in Poland?
- 6 Is Poland cheap to eat?
- 7 Are the Polish friendly?
- 8 What is considered rude in Poland?
- 9 What is the best month to visit Poland?
- 10 How expensive is Poland?
- 11 What should I wear in Poland?
- 12 How safe is Poland?
- 13 How many days do you need in Poland?
- 14 Can I take food into Poland?
What should I pack for a trip to Poland?
Polish summer usually starts in mid-May and ends mid-September. It’s usually very hot, You should definitely bring summer clothes, a sun hat, sandals, T-shirts, etc. Remember that July tends to be rainy in Poland, so bring an umbrella, or buy one when you get there.
Do and don’ts in Poland?
6 Dos and Don’ts on Your Visit to Poland
- Do wait for the green man.
- Don’t talk about religion.
- Do drink vodka.
- Don’t imbibe in public.
- Do watch out for the stairs.
- Don’t take a dip in the Baltic – unless you’re brave or foolhardy.
What should I avoid in Poland?
5 things you should never do in Poland
- Jaywalking. In some countries (like the UK), crossing the street at any point or going through a red light when there is no traffic is perfectly acceptable.
- Drinking in public.
- Cash payments.
- No-smiling policy.
- Language practice.
How much cash should I bring to Poland?
Buying currency in the US There’s no limit to the amount of foreign cash you can bring with you to Poland, but if you’re carrying more than the foreign currency equivalent of 10,000 and you’re entering Poland from a non-EU member state, you must declare your cash.
Can I wear shorts in Poland?
For most occasions, casual dress – T-shirts and shorts or jeans – is sufficient. One exception to this would be for visiting churches, where more modesty (trousers for guys and covered shoulders and longer skirts or trousers for women) is called for.
Is Poland cheap to eat?
While meal prices in Poland can vary, the average cost of food in Poland is zł52 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Poland should cost around zł21 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner.
Are the Polish friendly?
Although the Polish are generally considered friendly and helpful (the average score is 4.05), we are not very tolerant. Foreigners can hardly speak Polish (even though they are learning or planning to learn the language) while the local people sometimes can’t communicate well in English.
What is considered rude in Poland?
It’s considered bad manners to keep your hands in your pockets while talking to someone. Avoid resting your ankle on your other knee whilst sitting. Jaywalking, drinking in public places and smoking in non-designated areas are all generally frowned upon. Lateness is a sign of bad manners and carelessness in Poland.
What is the best month to visit Poland?
The best times to visit Poland are May-June and September-October, when it is still warm and the number of tourists is lower. It is when you can enjoy the best hiking conditions and explore some of Poland’s most amazing places.
How expensive is Poland?
The average price of a 7-day trip to Poland is $1,109 for a solo traveler, $1,887 for a couple, and $1,472 for a family of 4.
What should I wear in Poland?
Jeans teamed with lighter layers for the summer – try camisoles, t-shirts and light knitwear – and warmer ones for the winter e.g. long-sleeved tops and a sweater, will serve as a versatile base to your wardrobe. Add in a smarter outfit such as a smart dress or pants and shirt for more formal occasions.
How safe is Poland?
Traveling in Poland is safe for tourists. Poland is one of the top 20 countries in the world’s safest countries. There are no more dangers in the record for tourists in Poland. However, it is possible to face minor crimes such as pickpocketing, petty theft, bag grabbing and ATM fraud.
How many days do you need in Poland?
While you can plan shorter trips, spending at least 10 days in Poland really allows you to see the depths of the country’s culture, history and cuisine. Even with 10 days, there are vast sections of the country this Poland itinerary doesn’t reach, so don’t be surprised if you quickly start planning a return visit.
Can I take food into Poland?
It’s worth knowing that you are allowed to take any food ready to eat as a dish, but its total weight must not exceed 2 kg per person. It is strictly forbidden to bring: milk and dairy products (the same applies to the question of whether you can take condensed milk to Poland.