25 Polish Gifts That’ll Leave Your Friends Begging for More!

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If you’re on a quest to find the perfect gifts for Polish friends or yearning for unique souvenirs straight from the heart of Poland to take home, you have come to the right place! We’ve rounded up 25 Polish gifts that will satisfy any Poland craving!

From unique pieces of wall art and keepsakes to edible and handmade gifts from Poland, you will find something for everyone (including yourself) in this gift guide.

So, grab a kielbasa (or a cup of tea, if that’s more your style), get comfy, and let’s dive into this smorgasbord of gifts and souvenirs that’ll make your friends say, “Dziękuję ci!” (That’s “thank you” in Polish, for the uninitiated).

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#1 Boleslawiec pottery

Boleslawiec pottery from Poland
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If you are looking for traditional souvenirs and gifts from Poland, Boleslawiec pottery (or simply Polish pottery) is the perfect gift.

It’s a type of pottery that’s made in Boleslawiec in southwest Poland. You can find all sorts of ceramics from pots and pans to cups and plates. Typically their designs include an indigo-blue polka dot pattern, as you can see in this bowl.


#2 Vintage map of Poland

Vintage map of Poland
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This vintage map is one of the best gifts for Polish friends. Whether they still live in Poland or moved abroad this gorgeous map is like a nostalgia-packed time machine.

Plus, it’s a classy way to decorate their space with some 19th-century explorers’ style. But if the recipient is into a modern style of decoration, check out Etsy for more Poland map ideas.


#3 Polish-themed flask

Polish-themed flask
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This is one of the best Polish gift ideas for people who love booze.

They can bring their favorite type of alcohol in this Polish-themed flask. It also comes with four shot glasses, because drinking is always better if you can share it with friends.

For more alcohol-related Poland gifts, check out #13.


#4 Puzzle of Poland

Wawel castle in Krrakow puzzle
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This is one of the coolest Polish Christmas gifts for people who love puzzles. A 1000-piece puzzle of the beautiful Wawel castle at Kraków.


#5 Polish snacks gift basket

A snack basket filled with snacks from Poland
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Are you looking for gifts for Polish friends who are feeling a little homesick?

Or are you Polish yourself and are you looking for a unique gift from Poland to introduce your foreign friends to your home country?

Then this snack box filled with the most delicious treat from Poland is exactly what you need!


#6 Poland-inspired kitchen set

A set of kitchen linen with Polish inspired design
Photo courtesy of Siemka Creations

This “Dom Sweet Dom” kitchen set is a great gift for Polish friends who moved abroad. It will add that Polish style into their new homes, so that even though they’re far away from home, they can still feel it all around them!

Oh and as you probably already guessed, dom means home in Polish 😉.


#7 Phone case

Phone case with folklore design
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Are you looking for unique gifts for Polish woman who are addicted to their phones?

Then head over to Zazzle and check out the 500 different Polish-themed phone cases.

I loved the authentic Polish floral folk design case because you can find this pattern in basically any Polish souvenir shop and it’s a fun way to add some tradition into their daily lives.


Polish gifts for mid budgets

#8 Handmade wooden box

Handmade box from Poland
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This is one of the most beautiful gifts from Poland. A handmade box, made from wood from the Tatra mountains and carved by local Polish artisans. It can serve as a jewelry box, a pencil case, or simply as a decorative item.


#9 Poland beer cap map

Map in the shape of Poland with holes for beer caps
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This is one of my favorite Polish gifts for him and her, the map of Poland with holes for beer caps!

It’s a great gift in so many ways.

First, it’s great for travelers because travelers love maps. Second, it’s great for beer lovers because they have a legit reason to open a beer. Third, it’s a cool piece of wall art. And last, it’s one of the most unique gifts in this gift guide.


#10 Passport cover

Passport cover with "Polish proud" and a colorful design
Photo courtesy of Baba Yaga Folk

A Poland-themed passport cover makes a fantastic gift for your Polish friend. It’s like giving them a touch of home to take with them on their global adventures.

Not only is it practical for protecting their passport, but it also shows off their Polish pride wherever they go!


#11 Books about Poland

Book cover of 'The history of Poland: a fascinating guide to this European country'
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The history of Poland: a fascinating guide to this European country

Do you need Poland gifts for people who love history? Then this book with the complete history of Poland is great. It covers everything from the times of the kings to the Second World War and more.


Book cover of 'The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer'
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The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

“The Things We Cannot Say” is set in Nazi-occupied Poland and delves into a woman’s quest for answers to a family mystery. It offers a gripping historical narrative, showing the resilience and strength of the Polish people during one of the darkest periods in their history.


Book cover of 'Flights by Olga Tokarczuk'
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Flights by Olga Tokarczuk

Are you looking for unique gifts from Poland? Then this translated Polish novel with short vignettes about traveling between the 17th and 21st centuries as well as about discovering the human body. It sounds like a weird combination, but it’s actually a beautiful book that received loving reviews.


#12 Tumbler

Travel mug with Warsaw skyline
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Are you looking for Poland gifts for people who love coffee?

And do they also love Warsaw?

Then this tumbler with the colorful skyline of Warsaw is perfect.

And for more Polish-themed travel mugs, check out Zazzle.


#13 Vodka from Poland

Polish Vodka with Bison grass
Zubrowka gift for my dad

Are you looking for the best Polish gifts for people who love vodka?

Then there is only one gift you need from Poland!

You can find all sorts of Polish vodka bottles, from pure vodka to flavored ones. But if you are looking for traditional souvenirs from Poland, a bottle of Bison grass vodka is the best one.

I actually gave it to my dad for Father’s Day too and he loved it.


#14 Cookbooks

Book cover of 'Authentic Polish cooking'
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Authentic Polish cooking

Do you need traditional Polish gift ideas for people who love cooking and who love Polish food? Then a cookbook is a great gift idea. This authentic Polish cooking book includes 150 recipes from old-country staples to exquisite modern cuisine.


Book cover of 'Fresh from Poland: new vegetarian cooking from the old country'
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Fresh from Poland: new vegetarian cooking from the old country

Even though a lot of the traditional Polish dishes include meat, they can easily be turned into delicious vegetarian meals. And that’s exactly what this cookbook is about. Taking traditional Polish meals and transforming them into mouthwatering vegetarian ones.


Book cover of 'The ultimate Polish cookbook'
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The ultimate Polish cookbook

This is another great cookbook that will teach the recipient how to prepare 111 different traditional Polish meals.


#15 Pierogi bracelet

Pierogi bracelet
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Are you looking for cute gifts for a Polish woman?

Then this bracelet is a great gift idea. The charm has the shape of a pierogi; a typical Polish type of food that resembles a dumpling. It’s very tasty and incredibly popular in Poland. And that’s exactly why this bracelet is such a cool gift for Polish friends.


#16 More Polish gifts for her: necklace

Necklace with a pendant of a coin from Poland
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Are you looking for more Polish gifts for her?

Then this necklace is the gift you need.

It includes a pendant of the Polish eagle and it’s a great necklace for people who love Poland. And though I said it’s a great gift for women, I am pretty sure men will love this pendant too.


#17 Poland soccer gifts

Poland soccer scarf
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Do you need Poland gifts for soccer fans?

Then anything related to the Polish soccer team is a great gift idea. For example, this scarf to support the national Polish team.


#18 Shirts

Woman wearing a red t-shirt with pierogi in different colors
Photo courtesy of Louise and Laine

Do you need gifts for Polish friends who would love to wear their country’s pride on their sleeves?

Then give them the option to take their pride to the next level and take it literally!

With a Poland-inspired shirt they can show their roots to the world, and look stylish while they’re at it. I quite liked the pierogi and folkore designed shirt because it’s one of my favorite snacks from Poland.


Polish gifts for small budgets

#19 Polish sweets

Krowki sweets from Poland
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Are you looking for typical souvenirs from Poland for someone who loves cookies and candies?

Then these Polish sweets are awesome gift ideas for you.

I selected three different Polish sweets for this gift.

The first is probably also the most popular sweet in Poland, the krowki. It’s a type of Polish toffee candy with a milky and creamy fudge.

The second option is a bag of chocolate-covered plums by Solidarnosc. Perfect for people who want to feel less guilty about eating chocolate. Alright, kidding. These plums are anything but healthy, But they are certainly delicious, which is what we are aiming for with this gift.

The last option is one of the best Poland gift ideas for chocolate lovers; a box of Wedel chocolate. Wedel is one of the most popular luxury chocolate brands in Poland and is one of those gifts that always works.


#20 Pierogi socks

pair of socks with a print of  pierogi dumplings from Poland
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Do you need fun and practical gifts for Polish people?

Then socks are always a good idea. Especially if the socks include one of the most popular Polish types of food; the pierogi.


#21 Wycinanki coloring book

Wycinanki coloring book
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Wycinanki is a traditional type of folk craft and relaxation technique in Poland. It’s the art of papercutting and the Polish (among some other Slavic countries) have truly mastered it!

Now to start papercutting at home is actually quite a challenge and requires determinations and skill. But with this coloring book, wycinanki becomes accessible for anyone. (Yes, even your most un-artistic friend!


#22 Tote bag

Tote bag with "you had me a pierogi"
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

With over 600 different Polish-themed tote bags on Zazzle, I am sure you can find one the recipient will love.

And if you need Poland gift ideas for someone who loves pierogi (a typical Polish food) then this bag is definitely the best gift you can get.


#23 Cabbage soap

A couple of soap bars mader from cabbage in Poland
Photo courtesy of Regent Park Naturals

Now this is a traditional gift from Poland that even your Polish friends may have forgotten about!

A soap bar filled with grandma’s healing powers. This cabbage soap is designed in Poland with real cabbage liquid that (according to grandma’s sources) has the power to heal.


#24 Keychain

Polska keychain
Photo courtesy of Amazon

This keychain is a great small Polish gift idea for someone who wants to bring a piece of Poland with them.


#25 Poland travel poster

Poland travel poster
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Do you need Polish gift ideas for someone’s home?

Then this vintage travel poster of Poland is a great small gift.


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Final note on Poland gifts

Alright, these were the 25 awesome Polish gift ideas! Do you need more help picking the best gift? Check out the editor’s top three gifts by budget.

AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Lara, a 30-year-old travel-lover (but who’s not these days?). I love reading, puzzling, world-heritage sites, researching, and making lists, which comes in quite handy when you’re making lists of travel gift ideas!