Poznan is a city steeped in history, and has a stunningly rejuvenated central market square, thriving night-life with many restaurants and clubs, and fascinating museums.
As the fifth largest city in Poland, Poznan is somewhere between a small town and a big city, so you can expect a balance between chilled vibes and fun.
The city has a huge student population, which lends it an energetic personality and a nightlife that is said to rival Krakow or Warsaw. Stroll through the open-air markets and you'll find food, flowers and clothing stalls.
Poznań is generally a safe city, nonetheless you should apply common sense. Avoid wandering around known crime areas such as Wilda and Zawady.
The best months to visit Poznan are May, June, July, August and September. Winter lasts from November to March, and January is the coldest month of the year.