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The Wieliczka Salt Mine is a winner of the competition for the Best Tourist Product – a Certificate of the Polish Tourist Organisation. In 2017 1.7 million tourists from more than 200 countries visited the Wieliczka Salt Mine, an increase of 9% in comparison with the year before.

Kraków Airport has opened a state-of-the-art Aviation Education Centre. The enterprise is truly unique in the country, as Kraków Airport is the only airport in Poland to have initiated such a project. The aim of the centre is to cast light on aviation in a way that is interesting and suitable for various age groups.

Summer is a great season to visit some medieval castles and move back in time to age full of heroic stories, kings, knight tournaments, epic battles and sieges. Just like Game of Thrones except white walkers and dragons! Here are the top 10 picks where you can unleash your imagination!

Malbork Castle is a classic example of the biggest 15th-century medieval fortress in Europe, covering an area of 21 hectares. It was the Teutonic Order’s administrative centre. After winning the Battle of Grunwald, did the Polish king Jagiełło have the chance of taking Malbork? This question remains without answer. But it is worth considering the chances Jagiełło had, standing by the walls of the Malbork Castle. From July 21 to 23 it will be very noteworthy, because of the annual festival of medieval culture “Siege of Malbork”.

When you hear word “museum”, you are probably thinking about some serious establishment in big building like Louvre or National Museum in London. However, there are few bizarre museums in Poland that are worth visiting – even for sheer novelty alone!

Gdańsk offers many routes which bypass the typical tourist trails. You can follow in the footsteps of medieval and Gothic fortifications, ancient shipbuilding tradition, the Dutch trail, the Jewish trail or the route of G. Grass, Hevelius or Napoleon. You can follow the trail of love and lions, former granaries and magic parks.