travelgrove Travel Guides

Katowice Map, Poland

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Katowice Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Katowice with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Katowice useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Katowice!

Katowice History

Katowice is a relatively new city judging after Polish standards. Although archeologists have found traces of human settlements dating back to the 13th century, the official birth date of Katowice is 1598. That year, Reverend Kazimierski made a visit to a small parish called ‘Bogucice’. Back then, Katowice (that wasn’t even called this way) was mainly known for its smithies. No one knows exactly how Katowice... read more

Katowice Nightlife

Katowice’s display of flavors and cuisines is as good as in any big European city: apart from numerous Polish restaurants, you will be able to find Italian, Arabic, Hungarian, Japanese and even Russian restaurants. Some of the most popular places are: Monopol (serving Polish traditional food), Qubus Hotel, Pad de Rossa or La Cantina. There is a much appreciated vegetarian restaurant called Zloty Osiol, as well as a... read more

Katowice Sightseeing

Katowice is the capital of the Silesian Voivodship and one of the biggest industrial centers in Poland. Because Katowice is a relatively new city and that it suffered important loses during the Nazi occupation, there is not so much to see in terms of historical buildings. Katowice sights don’t have the historic importance of Krakow Sights or Warsaw Sights, but its modern architecture and increasing number of cultural... read more

Katowice Travel Guide

Katowice is situated in the Silesian Highlands, famous for their rich coal resources. The Silesian Highlands are located in the middle, between the Carpathian and Sudetes mountains. The climate around Katowice is continental humid. The wettest month is July, which is also the hottest (average of 23˚ C). Winters are cold, with lots of snow and temperatures below zero. read more

Things about Katowice you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
There are no up to date travel tips for Katowice, Poland
Be the first to post one.
Note: You may write a tip about any destination you like. This will help users who eventually plan on traveling there.


Members Who Have Been to Katowice

See who has been to Katowice and ask them a question (membership required)
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it