Poland is a large country with many facets. In addition to historic, medieval cities like Gda?sk and Kraków there are also modern, urban cities like the capital, Warsaw. Hiring a car in Poland is the best way to cover such a large area and see as much of this diverse Eastern-European nation as possible. There are centuries worth of history to explore, and there are also many rural areas and forests to explore for nature lovers.
Poland has much to explore with a mixture of medieval, Gothic and Modern architecture to enjoy depending on where you go. Rent a car in Poland, from any of the main cities and you will find that you are rarely far away from an interesting historical site. Warsaw, in the centre of the country if often the first point of call for tourists whose Gothic architecture and many modern areas are inviting and enchanting. Kraków, the medieval town in the south is near the border by the Czech Republic and is believed to have been founded upon the death of the dragon while Gda?sk in the North is a beautiful red brick city that is worth the trip.
To drive a car in Poland you must have a full valid driving license which must be carried at all times in addition to your passport and insurance documents. All vehicles in Poland must have a warning triangle on board. Drivers must also display dipped headlights, even daytime. The speed limit in Poland is set at 90 km/h on normal roads and 140 km/h on motorways. A limit of 20 km/h has been set for residential areas. As in other European countries the use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited while seatbelts must be worn at all times.