Romantic Places in Poland
A world heritage site, Krakos is the ancient city of kings and Poland’s cultural capital. It attracts a youthful, bohemian crowd. During the day its cobblestoned streets are closed to cars.
Kanonicza 16 31 002
T: +48 12 431 1044. 29 rooms. US$ 200-
Located on the oldest street in Krakow, the hotel was formerly a Renaissance-era noble residence. Now transformed into a romantic Polish hotel respectful of its heritage, but possessing all the modern comforts. Splendid city views from its summer bar terrace.
This section of the Baltic Sea coast is also known as the Amber Coast, named after the high quality amber—the “jewels of the Polish nobility”—found in abundance here. The Amber Coast features golden-white sands, calm seas, and the recently restored resort town of Sopot.
Sopot, Baltic Riviera
The 1920-1930’s were the heyday for this Baltic Sea resort town known as the “Pearl of the Baltic” and the “Monte Carlo of the North”. Sopot contains long sandy beaches and Europe’s longest wooden pier.
Pl. Konstytucji 3 Maja 3
T: +48 58 555 5800. 65 rooms. US$ 130-
An elegant and architecturally interesting romantic hotel; ask for a room overlooking the Square of the Constitution.
Countryside Hotels, Baltic Riviera
The pre-WWII aristocratic castles, palaces and manor houses were purposively vandalized during the Communist era; they are now being restored and transformed into atmospheric countryside hotels.
Castle Jan III Sobieski
Rzucewo 6 84-100 Puck, Poland
T: +48 58 673 88 05. 27 rooms. US$ 85-
Neo-gothic castle owned pre-WWII by the aristocratic Von Below family and left to ruin afterwards. Ride horses on the shore at this cliffside castle overlooking Puck Bay.
T: +48 59 866 1432. 33 rooms. US$ 120-
100 year old cliffside hotel overlooking a white sand beach and the sea.
Lakes, forests, and history abound here in the western and central Polish region known as Greater Poland. This traditionally prosperous region contains Poland’s oldest province and is the historical center of origin of the Polish Nation dating from the 10th century. Later known as “Southern Prussia”; its capital is Poznan.
(aka Palace Mysliwksi)
T: +48 62 734-8114. 28 rooms. US$ 70-
Built by Germany’s master of neo-classicism for the princely Radziwill family, the lodge is considered to be one of the most remarkable examples of modern European architecture. It sits in a vast forest; Chopin played here. Antonin is a little village located 17 km. south from Ostrow Wielkopolski and about 110 km southeast of Poznan.