Things to do in Katowice

See the flowering Lilac trees in Katowice

Katowice, a city in Northern Poland, abounds with natural beauty and historical significance. The city is beautifully architected and comes to life in the summer season, making it the perfect holiday location.


Things to do in Katowice


St. Michel Archangel

While in Katowice, you must walk through St. Michel Archangel where you can see the wooden churches in the Kosciuszko Park and learn more about this interesting aspect of the city’s history.



There are several museums that you can visit, including a historical museum that focuses on Katowice in particular and is helpful for understanding the unique city. the also city has some wonderful art galleries where you can walk through and see paintings, pictures, and other works of art on display.



If you are a sports fan, you’ll find plenty of places where you can play a game of tennis or football. If you are interested, watch one of the football matches and cheer on Katowice’s great team.


The Zoo

For tourists traveling with children, spend a day visiting the city zoo which has a great selection of beautiful animals and plants.


Performing arts

Katowice also has several excellent theatres where you can see a classical orchestra or ballet performance in the evening.



After the show, check out the downtown scene and enjoy some of the local bars and nightclubs that truly come to life in the weekends.


Travel to Krakow

If you want to get out of the city, take a train into Krakow and experience the fast-paced tempo in the capital city and the array of cultural and historical attractions found there.


When to go to Katowice

Katowice has an oceanic climate with summer temperatures averaging about 16 °C (60 °F).



There’s always something going on and things to do in Katowice like exhibitions, concerts, festivals, and spectacles. One of the most popular festival is the Young Art Festival that takes place in autumn and features incredible and inspired artwork by students.

Katowice Facts

Population307 233
CurrencyPolish Zloty
AirportPyrzowice, Poland (KTW)

Katowice average temperatures

-1~7 °C 1~9 °C 17 °C 22 °C 18~26 °C 20~29 °C 22~30 °C 22~30 °C 18~27 °C 12~22 °C 3~15 °C 1~10 °C