Katowice travel guide

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You're Going to Love Katowice

One of the most vibrant cities in Poland, Katowice is the gateway to Silesia and has no shortage of enticing attractions.

If you are interested in industry, the museums of Katowice will fascinate, but with great shopping malls, fine food, and superb galleries as well, there's plenty to keep everyone occupied.

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When to Visit Katowice

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Travel between June and August for the best weather, although fall is a good time for music lovers, with the Jazz and Beyond Festival in town.

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How to Get to Katowice

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Where to Stay in Katowice

Accommodation options in Katowice include the opulent Monopol Hotel and the Hotel Diament Plaza Katowice (right next door), as well as the ibis Budget Centrum, a handy low-cost city center choice.

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Shopping Streets

Silesia City Center is Katowice's retail hub, hosting major global brand names, but check out craft stores like Geszeft as well for distinctive gifts.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in the city include Tesco, Auchan, and Netto. As a guide, expect a gallon of milk to cost around zł8.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
C$ 5.70
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 62.04
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
C$ 1.01
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
C$ 1.82

Where to Eat in Katowice

If you want superb pierogi and other Polish delicacies, try Patio-Park, Stare i Nowe, or Tatiana. Other cuisines are well represented too, including Hungarian, Italian, and Japanese and prices are reasonable, at around zł35 in high-end restaurants.