Poland is full of surprises – from the fabulous Krakow in the south to the swish resort of Sopot on the Baltic Sea, Poland has a wide variety of attractions to satisfy the seasoned traveller, who has perhaps experienced Germany, France or Italy. It has delicious cuisine, friendly and welcoming people, and should be on the bucket list of any European rail adventurer. The two most-visited cities in Poland, Krakow and Warsaw, are linked with a high-speed line that eats up the miles in this large Central European state. Other popular destinations such as Gdansk, Sopot and Wroclaw are also easily reachable using Poland’s excellent rail network.
Travel east of the former Iron Curtain on this epic holiday from Gdansk in the Baltic to Belgrade in Serbia, taking in some spectacular destinations along the way, including Dresden, Prague and Budapest.