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'''[http://www.opole.pl/en Opole]''' is the capital and largest city of [[Opole Voivodeship]], [[Poland]].
 
==Understand==
 
Located in the southwest of the country, the historical capital of Upper Silesia was badly damaged during the Soviet offensive at the end of World War II, yet many fine houses in the city's Old Town were rebuilt. Opole is known for the one of the most popular song festivals in the country, taking place annually in June, as well as being a significant center to Poland's remaining small German minority.
 
 
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[[Image:Opole1.jpg|thumb|240px|Opole - Town Hall]]
 
[[Image:Opole1.jpg|thumb|240px|Opole - Town Hall]]
 
[[Image:Opole.jpg|thumb|240px|Opole]]
 
[[Image:Opole.jpg|thumb|240px|Opole]]
===By plane===
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'''Opole''' is the capital city of [[Opolskie]], in south west [[Poland]]. The historical capital of Upper Silesia was badly damaged during the Nazi-German - Soviet fights at the end of World War II, but many fine houses in the old town have been rebiult. The city is known for the one of the most popular song festiwals in Poland, which takes place each year in June.
  
International airports are located in the nearby cities of [[Katowice]] and [[Wroclaw]]]). Katowice Airport is the airport situated 140 kilometres east of Opole but the way leads all via a motorway and by car it takes about an hour amd a half  to get from the airport to Opole via A1/A4 roads. The airport has direct connections with over 30 destinations across Europe and Asia. The airport is a base of [[http://wizzair.com Wizzair]] and has strong network of Wizzair flights:
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==Get in==
  
Domestic:
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===By plane===
* LOT Polish Airlines ([[Warsaw]])
 
 
 
International:
 
* Lufthansa [[Frankfurt]] (3 times daily connection), [[Dusseldorf]]
 
* Ryanair [[Alicante]], [[Birmingham]], [[Chania]], [[Dublin]], [[London]]-Stansted
 
* [http://wizzair.com Wizzair] [[Barcelona]], [[Bergen]], [[Cologne]], [[Dortmund]] (2x daily), [[Doncaster]], [[Eindhoven]] (6x a week)  [[Frankfurt]]-Hahn, [[Kiev]]-Zhulyany, [[Kutaisi]], [[London]]-Luton (2x daily) , [[Malmö]]-Sturup, [[Milan]]Bergamo, [[Naples]], [[Oslo]]-Torp, [[Paris]]-Beauvais, [[Rome]]-Ciampino, [[Stavanger]], [[Stockholm]]-Skavsta, [[Tel Aviv]]
 
Seasonal: [[Bourgas]], [[Grenoble]]
 
There is a plenty of car rentals at the airport including Avis, Budget or the private of the airport called [http://www.gtlcarrental.com.pl/en/ GTL LOT Car Rental].
 
  
From Katowice Airport and Wroclaw Airport to Opole operated company [http://aerobus.pl/english-version/ aeroBUS.pl] with door2door service.
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International airports are located in the nearby cities of [[Katowice]] and [[Wroclaw]].
  
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
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===By bus===
 
===By bus===
  
Many international connections (see [[Poland#By bus|Poland::By bus]]). There is a big bus company in Opole ([http://www.sindbad.pl Sindbad]). Polski Bus departures from Opole go to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (5h45m, 2x), Berlin ZOB (6h20m, 2x), Katowice (1h20m, 3x), Krakow (2h45m, 3x), Wroclaw (1h35m, 3x), and Zakopane (5h15m, 3x).
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Many international connections (see [[Poland#By bus|Poland::By bus]]). There is a big bus company in Opole ([http://www.sindbad.pl Sindbad]).
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Most important locations can be reached on foot. Public transport may be used for traveling outside the city centre ([http://www.mzkopole.pl/rozklad/index.html bus timetables]). One-ride ticket costs 2.60 zł, (1.30 zł for students and 1.60 zł for children).
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Most important locations can be reached on foot. Public transport may be used for traveling outside the city centre ([http://www.mzkopole.pl/rozklad/index.html bus timetables]). One-ride ticket costs 2.10 zł, (1.05 zł for students and 1.25 zł for children).
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
{{IsPartOf|Opole Voivodeship}}
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{{IsPartOf|Opolskie Voivodship}}
 
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