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Where to go in Poland that has good nighlife but not "touristy"?

samsmith 3 | 23  
30 Jan 2009 /  #1
Hello All
Advise required please:
Where can i go in Poland for a four / five day stay where.......

It's not overly touristy but there is still some good / reasonable nightlife ie a few clubs / bars / pubs etc. Also where the place is not full of British on the piss. I'm british like a few drinks but don't want to come on holiday only to find that some parts are the same as the UK. ie Pissheads on the streets everynight. I don't mind travelling a distance from airport if required, thanks for any replies.............
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,161  
30 Jan 2009 /  #2
Short answer would be: every big city except Kraków.
OP samsmith 3 | 23  
30 Jan 2009 /  #3
yes but from what i have heard every big city is full of english on the razz/piss. which is what im trying to avoid !
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
30 Jan 2009 /  #4
Try Wraclaw, I'm English, saying that I enjoyed Krakow, it's not as bad as some might have you think, I went in several bars where there were no English to be seen or heard - they mostly congregate around the main square, Krakow has much more to offer in a way of things to see, beautiful buildings, castle, sights to go and see near by - excellent restaurants and some lovely little back / side street bars and coffee shops.

Wraclaw is a nice city, with less Brits.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
30 Jan 2009 /  #5
Wrocław is a good bet with some nice spots to drink at. There is an Irish pub just off the market square, a little pricey but likely to keep the pissheads away.

I'm with Shelley on this one, plump for Wrocław.
delphiandomine 88 | 18,454  
30 Jan 2009 /  #6
I'm with Shelley on this one, plump for Wrocław.

Pah, it was mentioned in The Independent as one of the 10 up and coming places to go on a pissup. Or something similar...

Poznań is your place. Hardly any British tourists, not many Germans (unlike Wrocław :P) and plenty of places with ??? opening hours. And most of all, it isn't terrifying like £ódz is. The downside is that accomodation is pricey here, though.
childwithin 8 | 136  
30 Jan 2009 /  #7
sopot is good and i don't think there's many tourists there at this time of the year
OP samsmith 3 | 23  
2 Feb 2009 /  #8
Pricey.........................say a Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, in a reasonable guesthouse. Do you think £160 or £40 per night would cover it ?? cheers
sobieski 107 | 2,128  
2 Feb 2009 /  #9
Lublin is a great place to consider
time means 5 | 1,309  
2 Feb 2009 /  #10
quite a few stag doos in wroclaw. but great nightlife.

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