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Overview

Sandomierz is often compared to Rome, because, like the capital of Italy, it is situated on seven hills and boasts many monuments. It is a beautiful royal town, picturesquely situated by the Vistula River, at the border of Świętokrzyskie Province. Sandomierz is also one of the oldest and the most beautiful cities in Poland. Its history began about 1000 years ago, and traces of human inhabiting the area date back even much earlier. Discover this charming, historic small town during 1 day trip with ITS Poland.

Number of days/duration

1

Included meals

Lunch on request

Suggested dates

All year

Number of cities/sights

1 town

Group size

10-50

Trip pace

Calm

Free cancellation

Up to 30 days*

Itinerary

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What's included

Trip staff

Local guide, museum guide, driver

Entrance fees to

Sandomierz Cathedral, Underground Tourist Route and Sandomierz Castle, Vistula cruise

Transport

Coach on request

Pickup place

Your hotel in Sandomierz or other city on request

Drop off place

Your hotel in Sandomierz or other city on request

Language offered

English, German and others on request

Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Trip type

City tour

Not included

Sandomierz - Small Town Beauty
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Optional Excursions

Museum of Porcelain in Ćmielów

Museum of Porcelain in Ćmielów

Ćmielów is famous for its porcelain production so, we are going to visit Living Museum of Porcelain. It is situated at 243 Sandomierska Street (about 33 km from Sandomierz 40 min drive and 72 km from Kielce about 1:10 drive). In the museum visitors learn how porcelain tableware and porcelain figures production process looks like and they can also make their own figures. Museum stands show us the procedure step by step and tourists can perform ...

Underground Tourist Route in Opatów

Underground Tourist Route in Opatów

One of the most interesting places in the Opatów region is the Underground Tourist Route (Polish: Podziemna Trasa Turystyczna w Opatowie). The famous cellars of Opatów, from the Middle Ages on, and especially in the 16th and 17th centuries, served as merchants' warehouses, because Opatów was located at the crossroads of great trade routes. The extraordinary tour through the underground corridors and rooms takes approximately 45 minutes. During...

Krzyżtopór Palace Ruins

Krzyżtopór Palace Ruins

Krzyżtopór Palace ruins are located in Ujazd about 1 h drive from Kielce (67 km). The construction of the palace started in the 17th century but it has never been fully finished. There are many legends about the palace. One of the most interesting ones states that in creation of Krzyżtopór plan the architect used number symbolism and that the building had as many windows as there are days in a year, as many rooms as weeks in a year, as many gr...

Kurozwęki Palace

Kurozwęki Palace

The first castle in Kurozwęki was built in the second half of the 14th century. From 1521 to 1747 the castle belonged to Lanckoroński family. During this time it was rebuilt and from Gothic stronghold it became Renaissance Palace. In years 1768-72 it was rebuilt again and it gained Baroque and Classicistic features. Unfortunately, post World War II period brought great devastation of the palace. It became a state property, a state owned farm a...

Baranów Sandomierski Palace

Baranów Sandomierski Palace

Baranów Sandomierski is situated 157 km from Kraków (2 h drive) and only 30 km (35 min drive) from historic Sandomierz. The castle was built in the late Renaissance style at the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th century. Currently, the building joins hotel and conference center and museum functions. The castle interiors can be visited with a guide, the trip includes: the chapel, the Portrait Chamber, other chambers and armoury. Sightse...

Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region

Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region

Archeological Museum and Reserve Krzemionki (Polish: Krzemionki Opatowskie) is located eight kilometers north-east of Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, between the villages of Sudół and Magonie. Krzemionki Opatowskie is a Neolithic and early Bronze Age complex of flint mines for the extraction of Upper Jurassic (Oxfordian) banded flints. There area contains about four thousand mines. In prehistory, flint, used for making smoothed axe blades, was excava...

Jurasic Park in Bałtów

Jurasic Park in Bałtów

It is situated 78 km from Kielce (1 h 20 min drive) and 161 km from Warsaw (about 2 h 30 min drive). The complex was opened in 2004 and since then it has been developed. It is an excellent tourist center. The main attractions include the Jurassic Park – about 100 dinosaur models of natural sizes, the Jurassic Museum, the Gondwanaland – a paleontological playground for children, the Prehistoric Oceanarium 3D, the Jewish Ravine where visitors ca...

Stępina Train Bunker

Stępina Train Bunker

The Stępina Train Bunker was built in 1941 as part of Anlage Sud. The entire structure consisted of numerous buildings of various type: shelters, bunkers, guard and living quarters and storage facilities. The largest of all is a 393 metres-long reinforced concrete on-ground tunnel designed as a bunker for Hitler’s own command train. 2-metres thick walls, together with a system of airducts, airlocks and filtration system assured perfect safety ...

Łańcut Palace

Łańcut Palace

Łańcut Palace is one of the most impressive aristocratic residences in Poland. The palace is situated about 2 h drive from Kraków (188 km). The residence is mainly famous for its furnished interiors and collection of horse carts. Łańcut interiors which haven’t been too much changed by the war experiences are considered to be the most beautiful in Poland. The palace is a home of many art pieces. Some of them were originally bought for Łańcut Pa...

Zamość

Zamość

Zamość is a historical city in south-eastern Poland. Thanks to the unique, historic Old Town, the city is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is situated in the southern part of Lublin Voivodeship. One of the most popular monuments in Zamość is the famous Zamoyski Palace. In Zamość, it is also worth seeing the Baroque Town Hall, the Cathedral (Cathedral Parish of the Lord's Resurrection and St Thomas Apostle in Zamość), the Sacred ...

Lublin Castle

Lublin Castle

The construction of the castle started in 12th century. During its history it was a headquarters of a king and a castellan, a prison and finally a museum. One of the most precious parts of the castle is the Holly Trinity Chapel with Russian-Byzantine frescos from the 15th century. In the castle you will find Lubelskie Museum which administers the castle, the tower and the Holly Trinity Chapel. In the museum there are exhibitions about weaponry...

Kazimierz Dolny

Kazimierz Dolny

Kazimierz Dolny is one of the most beautiful small towns in Poland often called the town of lovers or the town of artists. It has lots of picturesque sites and historical buildings. The main attraction is the market square and neighboring monuments, such as St. John the Baptist and St. Bartholomew the Apostle Parish Church, the castle with outstanding viewing point to Vistula river and surroundings and the synagogue. The foundation of the town...

Nałęczów

Nałęczów

Nałęczów is a spa town situated on the Nałęczów Plateau in Poland's Lublin Province. The greatest advantage of Nałęczów is its microclimate. Its healing properties automatically lower blood pressure and reduce the symptoms of heart diseases. High air ionization is caused by factors such as loess soils, the flowing Bystra and Bochotniczanka rivers, a varied network of ravines and a rich flora - about 72 species of trees and bushes. An importa...

Janowiec Castle

Janowiec Castle

The castle is situated about 66 km from Lublin (about 1 h drive), 71 km from Radom (about 1:20 h drive) and also only 6.3 km from popular among tourists Kazimierz Dolny. The fortified castle in Janowiec was erected in late Gothic and Renaissance style in 1508-1526. In the 18th and 19th centuries it become a ruin as at the time owners didn’t have enough money to maintain it and even sold the castle’s furniture and elements of décor. Currently, ...

The Magic Gardens in Janowiec

The Magic Gardens in Janowiec

The Magic Gardens in Janowiec (Polish: Magiczne Ogrody w Janowcu) located near Kazimierz Dolny on the Vistula River is the first thematic sensory park in Poland, built on the basis of an original, fairy-tale story. Among hundreds of flowers, trees and shrubs, visitors will discover fabulous lands inhabited by extraordinary creatures. In the Magic Gardens, unusual playgrounds have been created, adapted to the age and abilities of children. For ...

Czartoryski Museum in Puławy

Czartoryski Museum in Puławy

The Czartoryski Museum in Puławy (Polish:Muzeum Czartoryskich w Puławach) was opened in 2009. It refers to the idea of the first Polish museum, founded here by Princess Izabela Czartoryska née Flemming. In 1801 she opened the Sibyl Temple, and in 1809 the Gothic House. After two hundred years, visitors can once again admire the monuments and souvenirs from the collection of Princess Isabella. The Czartoryski Museum is located in one of the roo...

Reviews

Sandomierz is a beautiful and charming small town. I would recommend anyone to add it to the itinerary. It is certainly worth making a little detour on your tour around Poland.
Natalie
Sandomierz is a lovely historical town with many interesting buildings to see and cosy atmosphere to enjoy. It is small enough to have just a stroll around. The position on river is great and it is less crowded than some more popular places.
Aubrey

Questions and answers

Is it worth to stay in Sandomierz for longer?

We believe that one or two days stays is the optimal time. It is good to include Sandomierz in longer trips as a stop on the way to Zamość or Lublin.

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