Traveling in Poland is safe for tourists. Poland is one of the top 20 countries in the world’s safest countries. There are no more dangers in the record for tourists in Poland. However, it is possible to face minor crimes such as pickpocketing, petty theft, bag grabbing and ATM fraud.
In general, the highest crime rates in Poland are Western Pomerania, Lubusz, Lower Silesia, Silesia. Although the crime rate is relatively high, these areas of Poland are still safe and can mean that you should be extra alert when visiting these parts of the country. At the same time you have to be extra cautious for minor offenses in major, most visited tourist cities such as Warsaw or Krakow.
General Security Information
1. In Poland, the risk of pickling is moderate. If you carry your belongings carefully, you will not have any problems.
2. In Poland, the risk of swindling is moderate. The most common place for this kind of crime is Krakow.
3. The risk of crime on public transport in Poland is low. In Warsaw, on public transport, you should pay attention to the crime of pickpocketing.
4. The risk of terrorism in Poland is very low.
5. Poland is a quite safe country for female tourists.