The Capital Of Greater Poland
Poznan The Capital Of Experience
Poznan was granted a city character in 1253
The city belongs to one of the most important academic, scientific and cultural centers in Poland. Many mass events take place here among them Poznań International Fair – a leader of Polish fair industry.
Poznań is one of the biggest and the oldest cities in Poland. Slavs people were settling there in 5th century, and then in 8th century the city became very important center of Polans state and later a young Polish country. In 18th German law was applied in Poznań. The time of booming development started in 15th century. After forming a union between Poland and Lithuania there was a wide range of trade between Lithuania and west and townsmen from Poznań were acting as a go-between. This very successful time was stopped by the Swedish invasion of Poland which started a period of wars and unrest. After partition of Poland the city became a part of Prussia and then a capital of Duchy of Poznań. After unsuccessful Greater Poland uprising Poznań again became a part of independent Polish state.
DMC Poznan Poland
- Group welcoming at Ławica airport and transfer the Guests to a hotel.
The Poles are a very hospitable nation. Participants can experience famous Polish hospitality just at the airport were they will be warmly welcomed by Agency representatives wearing folk costumes. There can be traditional welcoming with “bread and salt”.
- Hotel check in, refresh time
- Lunch in the hotel or a nearby local restaurant with Polish regional dishes.
- City game accompanied by licensed city guides.
The scenario of the city game will be adjusted to a group and carefully discussed with a Customer earlier.
- Supper in a local restaurant with Polish regional dishes.
- At customer’s request the agency will organize a theme evening or invite guests to one of the most popular music clubs.
We will start the second day with breakfast in the hotel.
Just after breakfast and memories from previous and full of emotions day we will take our Guests to visit the Old Town.
The most treasured monument is Poznań Town Hall. It is the best example of secular renaissance in Poland. Many people think that the Town Hall in Poznań is the most beautiful building to the north of the Alps. Just after sightseeing we will invite Guests for lunch to the local restaurant with regional dishes.
In the second part of the day we will propose our Guests confectionery workshops. The task of Participants will be a production of Rogale Marcińskie (crescent shaped bun).
Similarly as the day before it can be finished during an evening party organized by the Agency in one of a popular music clubs.
- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Visit in open-air ethnographic museum of miniatures - Skansen Miniatur Szlaku Piastowskiego.
- Depending on the season and weather conditions we can suggest a bike trip or water attractions on Maltańskie Lake for example: a jet ski or a canoe competition.
There are tourist routes which lead through Poznań: Królewsko-Cesarski, Szlak Piastowski, Szlak Romański, Trasa Kórnicka and Wielkopolska Droga św. Jakuba.There is also Bike Ring Arround Poznań which is connected with seven trails.
A ceremonial goodbye super will take place in one of the restaurants in the Old Town.
- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Check out, transfer Guests to the airport.
- Goodbye with the group.
- The end of the program.
Poznań is the oldest exhibition center in Poland. Poznań Fair originated in 1921 in imitation of Leipzig markets. The biggest exhibition of the interwar period in Poland was held 8 years later – Polish General Exhibition. It was showing achievements of the country rebirth in first decade after annexation.
At present Poznań International Fair is the biggest in Poland and one of the biggest fair centers in Europe. They have more than 110 000 m² of the exhibition surface arranged in 16 pavilions and almost 35 000 m² of the outdoor exhibition surface. The fairs take up 23 hectares. According to international ranking carried out by a German association of fair enterprises Poznań International Fair is placed 42nd in the world and 30th in Europe (according to exhibition surface in January 2012)
In 2014 there were 69 fair events at Poznań International Fair. There were 11 300 exhibitors from 67 countries and 651 000 visitors.
Poznańskie Centrum Kongresowe (Poznań Congress Center) is located at Poznań International Fair. The main building is a 3 floor Pavilion no 15 with its surface of 13 000 m². The biggest of all rooms is - a representative Earth Hall – which capacity is 2000 people. PCC is adjusted to congresses and events for more than 11 000 participants. 199 events were organized in 2014 and there participated more than half a million of people from all over the world.
Sheraton Poznań Hotel is located 850 meters from railway station Poznań Główny and the biggest trade center Poznań City Centre. Poznań International Fair is located on the other side of the street. Guests have got spacious and air conditioned rooms. Rooms are painted bright colors and equipped with a flat screen TV set and access to a cable television. There is a bathroom, a minibar, a fridge and an electric kettle in every room.
Sheraton Poznań Hotel assures many conveniences. Recreation facility includes an indoor swimming pool with heated water, a fitness center and a sauna. There is also a SPA and a biological regeneration center.
Sheraton offers 2 restaurants and varied buffet breakfast daily. Restaurant Someplace Else serves American and Texanian-Mexican dishes. In Fusion restaurant you can order dishes which combine flavors from different places of the world. Snacks, fizzy drinks and drinks are served in Qube Café and Qube Vodka Bar.
The hotel is located near museums and the Old Town.
CITY PARK HOTEL & RESIDENCE*****
City Park Hotel & Residence situated 1 km away from Poznań International Fair and 220 m from sports hall Arena Obiekt. The hotel offers stylishly decorated suites with a dinette. Guests can use an indoor swimming pool, free WiFi. There are 2 buildings which belong to the hotel: the one which is connected with a biological regeneration center and a neighboring building in a classical style.
Luxurious suits in City Park are equipped with 32 inches LCD TV set and a desk. In every one of them there is very comfortable relaxing space with a posh bathroom and a bathtub. All suits are air conditioned and soundproof.
You can relish meals in Cucina restaurant. Whiskey bar offers 365 types of whisky. To the hotel facilities belong a steam room and a biological regeneration center.
There are 3 km to the Old Town and City Park Hotel & Residence and about 2 km to the trade-artistic center Stary Browar.
Grunwald is a great choice for people who are interested in sightseeing and shopping and visiting the Old Town.
IBB Andersia Hotel Conference & SPA is situated in the center of Poznań only 10 minutes walk from Poznań International Fair. The hotel offers accommodation in rooms with free WiFi and glazed bathroom with heating floor. Rooms in IBB hotel are air conditioned and soundproof. In every room there is a safe, a set for brewing coffee or tea or a very comfortable chaise longue and a table.
IBB Andersia Hotel Conference Centre & SPA has got a biological regeneration center with a steam room and an indoor swimming pool. Guests can relax in the sauna and work out in a well- equipped fitness center.
The hotel is located opposite from Centrum Handlu, Sztuki I Biznesu Stary Browar, and almost 1 km away from Poznań Imperial Castle.
Hotel PURO Poznań Old Town is located in the center of Poznań and 250 metrów from the Old Town. There is a restaurant with a patio in the garden and a fitness center. The hotel offers modern air conditioned rooms with free WiFi.
Guests can make international and domestic calls free of charge. Every room is equipped with a tablet which can be used to monitor the lighting, a TV set and AC.
Rooms have got multimedia TV with an access to satellite channels and films at request.
In the bathroom with floor heating there is a shower, a hair dryer and a free set of cosmetics. Guests are offered free bottled water.
In PURO Poznań Old Town reception operates round-the-clock. There is a possibility to rent a bike for free depending on the availability.
In the hall there is a coffee and hot chocolate machine which can be used free of charge. Guests have got free access to television and tablets.
To make fast check-in/check-out yourself can use a special machine. There is a possibility to rent a Playstation 3 console or Xbox 360 (depending on availability).
The hotel is located 7,8 km from Poznań-Ławica airport, 2,2 km from a train station Poznań Główny and 1,2 km from a trade center the Old Brewery. The headquarters of Poznań International Fair is situated 2,4 km from the hotel. The distance between the hotel and the town hall is 300 meters and the hotel and the National Museum 550 meters
BLOW UP HALL, a boutique hotel
Avant-grade, extraordinary designed hotel, located in the historic buildings which belongs to Old Brewery complex shows works of a world famous artists. Every detail of the hotel was designed so it provides its guests unique experience.
Blow Up Hall received Top Hotel 2009 award in the category “Design” for the best hotel buildings in Poland.
The hotel does not have receptions and rooms do not have numbers. Guests receive iPhones not door keys which allow to find and open the door to the room. The phones additionally contain information about Blow Up Hall, cultural events in Poznań so iPhones function as virtual Concierge.
The movie Blow up by Michelangelo Antonioniego was an inspiration of the building and its interactive installation done by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer which is the beginning of every guest adventure in Blow Up Hall. This is just the beginning …