Sheep’s wool socks
Handcrafted goods differ by the region of Poland that you may find yourself in. If you’re in the mountains or near Zakopane, then pick yourself up a pair of sheep’s wool socks, they’re a little itchy but they’re really warm. In Kaszuby, you’ll find beautiful embroidered tablecloths with seven colours, hand-made snuff boxes and pictures painted on glass. In Gdansk and Warsaw, you’ll find a fine selection of amber and silver.
Polish linen is very popular due to its quality and colours and the best place to find it is in a chain of shops called Cepelia.
Other popular souvenirs that you can find in Poland include; Silesian porcelain, glass & cut glass, hand-painted Christmas tree baubles gingerbread and vodka.
In summary, Poland offers a wide variety of shopping options, from modern malls and shopping centers, to traditional open-air markets and specialty boutiques. Prices are generally considered to be affordable and the country is also a good place to find traditional and locally made products.
Below, you will find information about a few of Poland’s most popular shopping destinations.
Make your descent to 64 meters below the surface of Krakow for a guided tour of one of the most popular World Heritage sites in Poland. Wander through chambers, see underground lakes, shrines and salty monuments in one of the oldest UNESCO-listed salt mines!