Poland’s most beautiful places

CNN  — 

Stretching from the amber beaches of the Baltic Sea to the breathtaking peaks of the High Tatra mountains, Poland is as expansive as it is beautiful.

The central European nation has an impressive selection of fantastic places any traveler would be happy to discover.

With a rich history, welcoming national attitudes, mind-blowingly delicious local cuisine, Poland is a destination ready for exploration.

Here are 11 of the most beautiful places to visit in Poland when you travel here.


St Mary's Bascilica offers impressive views over Kraków.

The ancient Polish royal capital is one of the liveliest cities in Europe and is riddled with things to see and do.

Kraków’s mesmerizing Old Town never fails to impress – a maze of narrow medieval streets, a kaleidoscope of cozy cafes and bombastic nightlife, plus the superb architecture of St. Mary’s Basilica, whose towers offer spectacular views.