Situated halfway between Warsaw and Berlin - Poznan is a city of entrepreneurs and a huge student population. With its distinctive energy, Poznan is an important cultural and business destination.
Stroll into Old Market Square to admire beautiful Renaissance Town Hall and its famous clock with mechanical billy goats. Then check out colourful merchant houses with characteristic arcades and blossoming souvenirs and handcraft commerce. With numerous museums, restaurants, pubs and cafes, the Old Market Square is definitely the heart of Poznan.
Don’t forget to pop into the Croissant Museum at Stary Rynek 41, to watch the process of baking famous St Martin’s croissants with tasting at the end.
If you are interested in history and culture, Poznan has a treat to offer. Head to the Cathedral Island (Ostrow Tumski) where Poznan and the early Polish state were founded by Poland’s first ruler, Duke Mieszko I.
Nearby, you will also find a modern interactive museum and culture complex, “Porta Posnania” (Brama Poznania).
And for active types and nature lovers, Poznan has plenty of green areas with lakes, the Warta river, parks and forests to choose from.