First of all, one can mention the famous Tatras in the south, the highest mountains in the chain of the Carpathians. The Sudetes in the south-west, as well as the Baltic coast, are favorite places of recreation for the residents of Poland.

In the east, the only large primeval forest in Europe, Bialowieza Pushcha, can be visited all year round. Bialowieza National Park is located on the territory of two states, Poland and Belarus. This is the largest primeval forest in Central Europe. The symbol of the Bialowieza Forest is bison, the largest animal in Europe.

A tragic destination which reminds the mankind about cruelty and danger of anti-human regimes is Auschwitz Birkenau. It is the largest Nazi concentration camp which is remained intact.

Pieniny Park, Paternal National Park, medieval castles located in limestone mountains and many other attractions make Poland a popular tourist destination. A chain of Masuria lakes is located among the picturesque hills and forests in the north of Poland.

Warsaw is the capital of the country and the home to the Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Polish Army, and about 30 national, technical, and state archaeological museums. Architectural sights include the Royal Castle, the Old Town, the Barbican medieval walls and towers, Lazienki palace and park ensemble, the summer palace of King Stanislaus II with a monument to Chopin and a rose garden, the Gothic Cathedral of St. John and the church of the Holy Cross.

In Krakow, the main attractions are the Wawel Castle with a collection of works of art, the Cathedral of St. Stanislaus, the Church of St. Mary with the famous altar of Wit Stvosha, and the 'Cave of the Dragon'. The Museum of Salt Mines contains unique salt sculptures in the underground halls.

In Gdansk, tourists often visit the Polish Maritime Museum, the Church of St. Mary, the Town Hall built in Gothic style, and the Old Town. In the town of Bialystok one can see the modern White church and the Orthodox Cathedral. Poznan is the city with a splendid Gothic cathedral, the Town Hall of the 16th century, and the Old Town. A unique Kzhishtopor Castle in Uyazda is built by analogy with the calendar. It has 365 windows and 52 rooms. Torun is famous for the remains of the castle of Teutonic Knights, the mansions of Gothic style and the Baroque Town Hall.

Wroclaw: Market Square and St. Elizabeths Church

Wroclaw is one of the most popular cities as often viewed by tourists. Travel agents for Poland always include this city in a multi-day itinerary. Wroclaw is known for the church of St. John the Baptist, St. Elizabeth's Church and the Church of the Holy Cross. Other attractions include the Gothic Town Hall and the former royal palace. There are a lot of interesting monuments in the cities of the former Teutonic Order: a magnificent castle in Malbork, a fortified cathedral complex in Frombork, fortifications in Pachkove, the palace and park complexes near Poznan, Wilanow near Warsaw, Lantsut in the south-east of the country. The Crusader castle in Malbork once was the fortress of the state of Teutonic religious order. Now, the 700-year-old castle is restored and converted into a museum. The city-fortress Zamosc is unique in that it was built in the open field as an urban architectural complex of Jan Zamoyski, the right hand of King Stefan Batory Foundation. This remarkable project belongs to Italian architect Morando.

Poland, just like Ukraine, is the host of UEFA Euro 2012 and a number of games will be played here. Tour operators in Poland are getting ready for an influx of football fans from all over Europe.