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Market square in Sanok
San river in Sanok

Sanok [7] is a city in the Polish region of Podkarpackie in Poland. It is situated in a picturesque location along the San River near foothills and parks, and offers many recreational opportunities.

Get in[edit]

Sanok is serviced by PKP intercity trains, as well as local and regional bus services. Sanok is linked by various highways to other towns and cities in southeastern Poland.

Get around[edit]

Sanok is compact and many points of interest are easily accessible by foot. Taxis congregate near shops in the centrum (downtown) area, and fares tend to be low.

See[edit][add listing]

Sanok has various sites of interest, including:

  • Skansen (Ethnocultural Museum)
  • Queen Bona Castle
  • Zdzislaw Beksinski Artwork
  • Traces of Jewish history, including former synagogues

In addition, Sanok is close to the Bieszczady Mountains and numerous parks.

Do[edit][add listing]

Sanok lends itself to casual exploration. Set out on foot from the Rynek (town square) and explore the sights of this quaint town.

  • Skansen, [1]. An ethnographic museum known throughout Poland.  edit
  • KH Sanok, [2]. Sanok's best known sports team is its ice hockey club, which plays in the Polish equivalent of the premiership. Matches take place in the new Sanok Arena.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

You can find most necessities (and more than a few luxuries) in the various shops situated in the centrum area. Outdoor markets are an excellent source of locally-grown foods.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Karczma Sanok, 38-500 Sanok ul. Rynek 12, (0-13) 464 67 00, [3]. This restaurant located at the centre of Sanok serves traditional and hearty regional cuisine.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Sanok provides a full range of accommodations, including new and modern full-service hotels, budget hotels, and hostels. As compared to major Polish cities such as Warsaw and Krakow, prices are modest.

  • Hotel Sanvit, ul. Łazienna 1, 013 46 55 088, [4]. This very modern hotel located at the centre of Sanok provides a restaurant, sauna and other amenities to visitors. 120-260 zl..  edit
  • Hotel Pod Trzema Różami, ul. Jagiellońska 13, (013) 4630922, [5]. This comfortable hotel located near the centre of Sanok provides travellers with basic amenities. 80-140 zl..  edit
  • PTTK Dom Turysty, Mickiewicza Street 29, 013 463 14 39, [6]. Budget hotel with a very basic range of services. 70-110 zl..  edit

Get out[edit]

Sanok is located close (approximately 40 km) to Bieszczady National Park, a largely pristine environment suitable for hiking and exploring.

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