The Polish National Tourist Office states there was a 16.5% increase in UK arrivals in 2014 and that this figure is set to increase.  At present there are 12 gateways but in 2016 the new Olszlyn – Mazury airport will open at the beginning of 2016. This new airport will be international and its infrastructure will have excellent facilities for both passengers and carriers. The architecture will be blend with local culture.

Olsztyn is the capital of the Warmian and Mazurian Province.  It is a renowned cultural and academic centre and the city is heavily influenced by both Polish and German cultures.The Lyna River and the Olsztyn Lake District and the adjacent Napiwodzka and Ramucka Forests make Olsztyn a green and blue city.

Famous for its priceless historical monuments of culture and art, Krakow will be hosting the XXXI World Youth Day from 25 – 31 July 2016.  Krakow is Poland’s former royal capital and a most attractive European tourist spot, situated on the Vistula River, Krakow has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural and artistic life..  Krakow was the capital of Poland between 1038 and 1569.

 

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The title of European Captial of Culture 2016 has been awarded to Wroclaw, a city with gothic renaissance architecture, magnificent manor houses and a university with an array of Nobel Prize Winners. The city lies within the heart of historical Silesia, on the banks of the Odra River.  The capital of Lower Silesia is one of the oldest cities in Poland.  Over the centuries, Wroclaw has been part of the Kingdom of Poland, Bohemia, the Austrian Empire, Prussia and Germany, but has only been part of Poland since 1945 as a result of border changes after World War II.