Poland is located in northeastern central Europe and is mostly low-lying with swamps and sand dunes along the Baltic coastline. The population is fairly evenly distributed. Over half the country is arable land.

The climate is continental with some oceanic influences. The summers are hot, the winters severe. Temperatures drop well below freezing in winter (average minus 4°C) and rise to 19°C in July.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Cold Climates

If you are travelling to extremely cold destinations including mountainous regions and snow-flaked landscapes begin exercising to prepare your body six to eight weeks before departure. Cold temperatures are not something to be trifled with, ensuring you are dressed appropriately and know the warning signs for frostbite and hypothermia are critical.

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