Warsaw On A Budget
If you are on a tight budget and still want to take that vacation, you may well consider Warsaw. Warsaw is a delightful place for budget traveler because there is so much you can do there at a reasonable price. From attending free cultural events to cheap Polish foods at prestigious milk bars, there seems to be no dull moment for budget travelers in Warsaw.Our guide below will help you have a wonderful vacation in Warsaw on a budget.
Moving Around within City
Bus drive from Warsaw’s Chopin airport to the city centre are pretty inexpensive. Alternatively, if you are arriving through Warsaw’s Modlin airport, you can either take a train or the Modlin bus. It is approximately one hour drive to the city centre. You can also rent one of the public bikes to get around the city. Whichever method you take, they are all very inexpensive ways to get around to enjoy incredible cultural events and wonderful night outs.
One of the best places to stay in Warsaw is the central Srodmiescle district. Staying there will make it easy for you to move around the city easily and quickly. Since you are on budget, it is advisable to choose a hostel or Airbnb over booking a hotel. In this way, you will save money while getting more social experience. Our personal favourite is Okie Dokie City hostel. Most of these hostels organizes free city tours, while Airbnb hosts will most likely guide you with useful tips, thereby allowing you to enjoy your vacation like a local.
Where to visit
Warsaw Museums which include the Warsaw Rising Museum, and the POLIN History of the Polish Jews Museum are must see for any visitor to the city. You can also visit the magnificent Copernicus Science Centre. Tickets to these places are very inexpensive and you also have the option of visiting them for free. All you need do, is to plan your vacation to coincide with the annual Night of Museums.
You can walk around Warsaw’s most beautiful park, the Lazienki Park. In this park, you will find a 17th century Palace, a peacock sanctuary and a bronze statue of the Polish composer, Frederic Chopin. There is also an outdoor classical music concerts free of charge every Saturday and Sunday during summertime.
You may also decide to explore the city architectural masterpieces by simply walking around. You can walk around to see the Plac Zbawiciela, the Praga district, the historical landmarks of Krakowskie. Przedmiescie and the old town.
Where to Eat
Warsaw have historical places to eat and dine called milk bars. To enjoy a delicious Polish cuisine, head to one of the numerous milk bar within the city, such as Bambino, Prasowy or Bar Familijny. There you will find Polish diets such as pierogi, kotlet, and borsch soup. These cuisines are delicious and the milk bars are appropriately decorated with awesome atmosphere. And most of all, they are very inexpensive.
Enjoy your stay in Warsaw!