There are many ways to spend your free time, you choose what you want to do.
Visit local interactive museums to get a better understanding of all kinds of stories or maybe participate in a traditional festival with great food and music? No matter personal preferences, Poland offers a lot of various leisure activities for you to try!
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Among them there is Erasmus Student Network Poland: see more an international organization that focuses on exchange students.
You can participate in diverse ESN events, ranging from cultural and social meetings, sport activities and different gatherings for international integration and entertainment. This is a great opportunity for you to not only have a great time and meet lots of new interesting people but also to do something beneficial for local communities.
Starting from the north with the Baltic sea, then slowly moving south through many lakes of different sizes and origins, wide and colourful plains, dense forests, hills and finally reaching great mountain ranges.
If you like taking part in mass events and festivals you should surely save some time for Carnival Sztukmistrzów, the biggest festival of new circus and busking in Poland.
If you can’t say no to a good music festival with both world famous artists or less known avant garde musicians, try visiting the Open’er Festival in Gdynia, Orange Warsaw Festival or OFF Festival. For those who specially enjoy Polish rock and metal music - you certainly should participate in two iconic festivals: Pol’and’Rock (previously Woodstock festival) and Jarocin Festival.
Let yourself be drawn into the atmosphere of these fairs by listening to traditional music performed live, watching the performances of local artists and admiring the most diverse folk decorations and costumes.
Wherever there is a big river in the city centre there will be for sure a lot of boulevards to relax over the water. You could also enjoy your time in many beach bars or try seeing the city from the water level by kayaking your way through the river. For those looking for a moment to breathe there is always the simplest yet really pleasant option - urban parks! There you can enjoy a picnic with friends, go jogging or simply relax among nature with a favorite book.
If you want to try some other original and engaging activities you should visit trampoline parks, escape rooms and laser tags that are becoming more and more popular. The perfect way of spending time is a nice biking trip around the town. There are plenty of city bikes so you do not have to worry about having your own one. For alternative types of transport you choose city scooters that were becoming more and more popular in past years.
What’s more, being a student in Poland means the possibility of getting a lot of different special discounts so try to make the best out of it! Look for them on every step, you may save some money!