Tips & Tricks
Water Tram (Warsaw) — a cruise on the Vistula from the Old Town to the Czerniakowski headland is available from the beginning of May to the end of June at the weekend and everyday during July and August. It lasts 2 hours and has 3 stops – below the Castle at the River Cafe, by […]
Warsaw Multicultural Street Party (Chmielna St., Nowy Swiat, Krakowskie Przedmiescie) — held every August, this Parade ‘The Whole World in Warsaw’, passes across Warsaw’s main streets during the summer. Representatives of various cultures present in Warsaw participate in the Parade. This event is organized by people and organizations represented by ethnic minorities that live in […]
Vistula River Beaches – unlike other major European cities, Warsaw has natural river banks, along with three beaches (one by the Warsaw Zoo, another near the Poniatowskiego Bridge, and a third near the Lazienkowski Bridge. They are accompanied by common grill areas and sporting equipment rental. Everyone can come to chill & grill by the […]
Wianki nad Wisłą Festival (Wreaths on the Vistula)(Warsaw) — this is a family picnic inspired by the Slavic tradition of celebrating the Kupala Night (Midsummer night), during which in the times of yore, among joyful celebrations, dances and divination, the girls were floating wreaths of flowers with lit candles on the rivers (“wianki” literally means […]
Centrum Warszawa Wilenska (Targowa 72, Warsaw) — located towards the outskirts of Warsaw, this mall has around 100 retailers, as well as restaurants and other amenities (such as Carrefour supermarket) under one roof.
Warsaw International Film Festival — originally a film student-driven event going back to its origins in 1985, this is now a major film festival held every October in Warsaw, which is used to showcase recently-made Polish and international films (including those made in nearby Eastern European countries like Czech Republic, Hungary, Estonia, Romania, Serbia). See […]