The city was one of 49 capital cities in the EU rated for cost-savvy travellers looking to see in the new year.
Cult travel portal Far & Wide praised Poland for its “natural beauty, incredible cities, interesting food and tons of history” in the ranking of 44 nations.
According to the data, Kraków is the fourth most Googled destination while Poznań’s Christmas Market was voted 6th best in Europe by over 200,000 travellers.
Had the Flower-Power generation still been around today, this little village in southeast Poland would have been its capital.
Spread over 32 square kilometres on uplands about an hour’s drive north-west of Kraków, and containing a volume of up to 2.5 billion cubic metres of sand that reach depths of 40 to 70 metres, Błędów is an official, bona fide desert.
Polish tourist agencies see surge in customers, with Greece being the top spot to holiday.