Car rental Katowice
Katowice is a city in the historical region of Silesia in southern Poland. Located in the Silesian Highlands, it is the main city of the Upper Silesia, also the center of science, culture, industry, business and transportation of southern Poland.
Rent a car to explore the beautifull nature or see one of the darkest places of history
Car rental in Katowice is very popular among tourists for its flexibility to explore the Upper Silesia region at your own pace. Rent a car and drive through the fantastic mountain scenery or stop for a leisure walk in a charming little village along the way. With car rental in Katowice it's quite easy to explore the surrounding area, as the city is conveniently connected to many different Polish cities and other European countries. All routes converge on the main crossroads A4 and E75 which lies near the city center. You can rent a car in Katowice and take a 35-kilometer drive to Oswiecim, the town best known as home to Auschwitz, Nazi concentration camp during World War II, which is added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. When using car rental in Katowice, it is important to read through the Poland driving information, as well as book a GPS device from the car rental company before you hit the road.
Tips for parking your rental car in Katowice
Tourists travelling with car rental in Katowice can find many small car parks in the city, but there is no big car parks system in Katowice. There are a lot of guarded car parks, which are considered the safest place to park. Most of them are situated in the city center. When cruising around the center in a rental car, you can easily park it behind ''Spodek'' in Korfantego Avenue, accessible from Korfantego Avenue, or close to ''Superjednostka'', a modernist skyscraper, accessible from Sokolska Street. There is also a car park close to the ''Warszawa'' Hotel in Rozdzienskiego Avenue. Moreover, you can park you rental car in a Pay Parking Zone, which operates from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on workdays. Small cars can park half-on and half-off the sidewalk, but beware that parking is illegal within 5.5 meters of a crosswalk.
Grand architectural sights to see
Market square, known as “Great Market Square of Katowice”, containing various functional buildings of great historic value; Cathedral of Christ the King, a classicist arch cathedral, also the largest in Katowice, Poland; Silesian Insurgents Monument, the largest and heaviest monument in Poland, a harmonious combination of architecture and sculpture; Parachute Tower Katowice, a 50-meter tall lattice parachute towers built in 1937 and used in World War II; The Kosciuszko Park, existed since 1925, one of the most famous and frequented parks in Katowice. There is much to see in Katawise zo why don't rent a car and visit as much as possible.
One of the biggest blues festival in the world!
Rawa Blues Festival, one of the world's largest and most popular blues festivals, named after the Rawa River that flows through the city of Katowice, with previous highlights including Tadeusz Nalepa, Rory Block; Cult Film Festival, festival of reputable films, containing numerous indoor and outdoor movie shows; OFF Festival, an alternative music festival attracting international performing musicians, also featuring various independent arts and culture events, exhibitions, workshops and movie screenings. Check your routeswhen you rent a car on forehand to avoid being stuck in traffic.