Month

March 2023
In the first edition of our Historical Guide to Kraków, we delved into the city’s deep past, recommending visitors explore Wawel Royal Castle and Cathedral, the Old Town, and St Mary’s Basilica, among other sites.  Today’s blog will highlight some of Kraków’s must-visit WW2 sites. If you’re passionate about the history of the Second World...
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Previously on the Poland at Tours blog, we explored Poland’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Today, we’ll look at the Seven Wonders of Poland.  In September 2007, the Polish daily newspaper, Rzeczpospolita, organised a nationwide survey to determine which seven cultural wonders the Polish people cherish the most in Poland.  The list is a feast for...
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The Wolf’s Lair (German: Wolfsschanze; Polish: Wilczy Szaniec) is the name given to Hitler’s eastern most wartime HQ. Located in the Masurian forests of what was then East Prussia, the colossal ruins of this Nazi base form one of the most atmospheric WW2 sites in present-day Poland.  Surrounded by thick forest in the Polish region...
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