Welcome to Łódź


The rejuvenation of ul Piotrkowska, the main pedestrian thoroughfare, and the creation of malls and business centres within the decaying husks of old industrial complexes has been followed by the construction of the impressive EC1 complex (opened 2016) and the modernisation of the main Łódź Fabryczna train station.

Łódź today is a city famous for its architecture (both historic and modern), its colourful street art, its Jewish heritage and its many fine museums and art galleries. It is also the centre of Poland's film industry.


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$40.69 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer from Krakow to Lodz

Meet your English-speaking driver at your accommodation in Krakow at the arranged pick-up time and enjoy a smooth transfer to your destination in Lodz. The transfer is done via the E75 route, which goes through Czestochowa. The distance between Krakow and Lodz is ~270 km and the total duration of the transfer without counting stops is around 3.5 hours. It is also possible to take another route and add a stop at Częstochowa, where you can visit the Monastery in Jasna Góra, home to the painting of the Black Madonna. All our cars are equipped with air conditioner and heating system, and have enough space for the luggage of an 8-person group.

$40.69 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer from Lodz to Krakow

Meet your English-speaking driver at your accommodation in Lodz at the arranged pick-up time and enjoy a smooth transfer to your destination in Krakow. The transfer is done via the E75 route, which goes through Czestochowa. The distance between Lodz and Krakow is ~270 km and the total duration of the transfer without counting stops is around 3.5 hours. It is also possible to take another route and add a stop at Częstochowa, where you can visit the Monastery in Jasna Góra, home to the painting of the Black Madonna. All our cars are equipped with air conditioner and heating system, and have enough space for the luggage of an 8-person group.

$89.86 Day Trips & Excursions

From Lodz to Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Tour

Auschwitz has become a primary symbol of the Holocaust. It was a network of Nazi concentration camps built and operated by the Third Reich in German-occupied Poland during World War II. The collection of the museum contains original documents, suitcases, shoes, and other belongings of the prisoners whose lives were taken. The original fences, wooden watchtowers, and railway ramps have also been preserved.The tour also includes a short ride to Birkenau, which functioned as a war, extermination, and labor camp in Nazi Germany. Afterward, your day will conclude with drop-off back at your hotel in Lodz.

$85.26 Day Trips & Excursions

Lodz to Czestochowa Full-Day Tour with Jasna Gora Monastery

Your tour begins in Lodz, where you will be picked up at your hotel. You will visit the Jasna Góra monastery in Czestochowa. Jasna Góra is the country’s greatest place of pilgrimage. The biggest treasure of Jasna Gora is the Black Madonna painting, known as Our Lady of Częstochowa.Notable attractions are votive objects connected to John Paul II; for example, the golden rose given to the monastery in 1979, or a part of John Paul II's cassock with a hole in it and stained with his blood after an assassination attempt in 1981. The Pope used to visit Czestochowa every time he was in Poland. During the tour you also have a chance to admire the Golghota, which are the new Stations of the Cross designed by the famous Polish painter Jerzy Duda-Gracz.

$152.08 Walking & Biking Tours

Lodz in a Nutshell Walking Tour

Every tour commences with hotel pickup. 3-hour walking tour:Follow the traces of 19th–century factory owners. To get the best walking tour around Lodz, you must have a visit to Manufaktura - a former factory which was renovated a few years ago. Nowadays this complex, located in the city centre, is a shopping mall. It is also a centre for culture, trade and entertainment. One of the gates remains as a triumphal arch of old mill. See Poznanski Palace, which belonged to most famous factory magnate in Poland. Currently this building houses the City Museum of Lodz, where you can admire Neo-Baroque facade, staircase, dining- and ballroom. Then have a walk along the longest European trading route – Piotrkowska street. This pedestrian street is heart of the city, full of clubs, restaurants, bars and wide range of cultural sites. Admire old buildings, renovated factories, and a Lodz’ speciality – Rickshaws.Conclude with a visit to the White Factory (Biała Fabryka), which is home of Textile Museum (Muzeum Włókiennictwa). Museum gathers number of looms, old material and examples of the weaver’s art.5-hour walking tour:Following the 3-hour tour, you will see places connected to Jewish history and Litzmannstadt Ghetto. First, Jewish cemetery, which is the largest in Europe. A number of tombs commemorate factory owners like Silberstein, Prusak, or Stiller. Do not miss spectacular Israel Poznanski mausoleum in Art-Nouveau style. Then, you'll visit Radegast Station (Stacja Radogoszcz) – railway station where more than 140,000 people (mostly Jews) were deported to German concentration camps in Poland. Hear the stories about brave people smuggling food from the countryside to ghetto and escaping from the forced labour camps in Germany.7-hour walking tour:This route also allows you to visit Cinematography Museum. Museum is placed in fortress-like Scheibler Palace. Exhibitions show mostly the history of Polish film. After that, your guide will show you Ksiezy Mlyn (Priest’ Mill) district. This lovely quarter is a pearl of 19th century residential complex, including houses, school and shops. Now some of them are converted into artists’ lofts.Every tour concludes with hotel drop-off