Sanok 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.

Market square in Sanok
San river in Sanok

Get in

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

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



Sanok lends itself to casual exploration. Set out on foot from the Rynek (town square) and explore the sights of this quaint town. In addition, Sanok is close to the Bieszczady Mountains and numerous parks.


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.



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 Kraków, prices are modest.

Go next

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

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