As all football fans know, the tournament finals of the UEFA European Football Championships in 2012 will be held in Poland and Ukraine between 8th June and 1st July 2012. It is time to start planning your trip, as there is a lot to see in Poland if you are not enjoying the matches.
The Polish Guide is an information service that is available free of charge to all fans and tourists during the planning of their trip and during their stay in Poland at the time of EURO 2012. Before the Tournament, access to the service will also be available with mobile phones and smart phones which will be a very useful and convenient solution to foreigners travelling in Poland.
Information in the Polish Guide service are presented in Polish, English, German, French, Spanish and Russian. With the service, fans get comprehensive information on fan zones, stadiums and team base camps; urban, air, rail and road transport; medical services and security; fan embassies volunteer activities; accommodation and all other practical information about Poland and the Polish Host Cities, regional customs, interesting tit bits and the cuisine as well as about recommended attractions and events. The Polish Guide was invented and developed by PL.2012.
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is an integral element of the Polish Guide. The products are complementary and they jointly provide high quality services to fans and tourists in Poland.
While tournament preparations are well under way it is worth thinking about the sightseeing and available activities before, between and after the games. The four Polish Host Cities which you can explore whilst the Euro 2012 matches are being staged in June 2012 are Warsaw, Wroclaw, Gdansk and Poznan.
The capital of Poland, situated in the heart of Poland, is a business centre and a cosmopolitan city with a picturesque old town, full of restaurants & cafes, royal parks & beautiful palaces. Warsaw also will also be hosting the largest number of matches during the Euro 2012 Championships.
Match Dates: 8th, 12th, 16th, 21st and 28th June
Laying in the south-west of the country, Wroclaw (sometimes called the Venice of the North) is a vibrant cultural & academic centre, scenically located on the River Odra with more than 100 various bridges and crossings, 12 islands, miles of boulevards and promenades along the river.
Match Dates: 8th, 12th and 16th June
Gdansk is a northern city on the Baltic Sea coast with great beaches, history and plenty of amber. It is the location where World War II started and also, more recently, where the Solidarity movement was born. While here, visitors can also visit the lovely seaside resort of Sopot and industrial city of Gdynia.
Match Dates: 10th, 14th, 18th and 22nd June
Poznan is one of the oldest cities in Poland, with a colourful old town & four large inviting lakes where visitors can relax & swim close to the centre. The city is surrounded by picturesque countryside with many more lakes and forests.
Match Dates: 10th, 14th and 18th June
If this is your first visit to Poland, you will find that Poland is a great destination for a relatively cheap holiday or just a city break!
Exploring the four Polish cities hosting the Euro 2012 Championships is a good way to discovering if Poland as your perfect holiday destination.