Sandomierz is a small historic city with a pretty historic centre
located on the banks of the Vistula river in southeastern Poland, 200 km south of Warsaw. It has a number of highlights: the 14th century town hall, a red brick building with a white octagonal tower, the market square around it, the Opatowska gate, a 14th century cathedral renovated in the baroque style in the 18th century (Cathedral Basilica of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary) and the Sandomierz royal castle, built in the 14th century by Casimir III the Great and extended in the 16th century.
Sandomierz is first historically mentioned in the 12th century, was damaged by the Mongols in the 13th century, then reconstructed and prospered. After the 30 years war in the mid 17th century the city started a period of decline.
How to get to Sandomierz
There is no airport close to Sandomierz and the only way to reach the city is by car, bus or train.
There are a number of hotels and pensions, most of them bookable via the international booking portals.