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Flying to Modlin

Discover Modlin and its surroundings

Continental climate

-1 degrees

1 hour and 50 minutes

 Modlin is a town near Warsaw in Poland and is located on the banks of the Wisła and Narew rivers.

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Places to visit in Modlin

The city was part of the Russian Tsarist Empire until 1918. It was also the setting of the siege of Novogeorgievsk during World War I. Built in the period form 1806 to1812, Modlin Fortress is the largest 19th century fortress in Poland. From 1939, it served as the headquarters of the Modlin army and, in that sense, was at the centre of the battle of Modlin. On 18 January 1945, the fortress was taken by the Red Army. Fort Modlin today is partly in private, partly in military hands, and the buildings that do not fall into the above categories are deserted.

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Warsaw is about 40 kilometres from Modlin. Warsaw is the proud capital of Poland and, with over 1.7 million inhabitants, the country's largest city. The Old Town has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Royal Castle is a logical starting point for a tour of Warsaw. At the grand market square, , the stately façades are on display in all their glory. It is also where you'll find the Warsaw Historical Museum. Just a short walk takes you to the Krasiński Palace, splendidly built in Baroque style and flanked by a beautiful palace garden.

Practical information for your trip to Modlin

  • In Poland you pay with the zloty. You can pay with euros in some places, but not everywhere

  • There is no time difference between Poland and Eindhoven

  • The emergency number in Poland is the same as in the Netherlands: 112

  • You don't need a travel adapter in Poland

  • It's perfectly safe to drink the tap water in Poland, although you may find it contains more chlorine than we're used to in the Netherlands

Pictures of Modlin

Modlin Fortress

Baked cabbage, dish from Modlin

View of Modlin fortress

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Flight tickets from Eindhoven to Modlin

You can fly from Eindhoven Airport directly to Modlin in Poland with Ryanair.

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