Masurian Lake

Masurian Lake

In the northeastern lakes of Poland is the region of Masuria with two thousand lakes. It has been included a the New7Wonders of Nature. Other than the forests, this place is great for people who enjoys outdoor activites such as kayaking. Also for those who likes swimming as well as sailing. The ?niardwy being the largest lake of twenty-three meters depth is a must see. Totally there are eight islands. Amongst which are the resort towns namely Pisz, Gi?ycko and Miko?ajki, Ryn, W?gorzewo and I?a... [ read more ]

Jurassic Castles in Poland

Jurassic Castles in Poland

The south of Poland has much to offer including the visit to Czestochowa. That is the place of spirits in the centre of Poland where you can check out the Black Madonna special painting. You might also wish to tour the Jasna Gora Monastery and try the guided tour of a Pauline monk. The next important sight is the Ogrodzieniec Castle near the Jurassic National Park. The Jurassic or Ojcow National Park is a limestone park. Horse Cabs Riding You can hire horse-driven cabs to get around in Pol... [ read more ]

One Week of Baltic Travel

One Week of Baltic Travel

If you only have one week in Poland, you might wish to maximize your time in the country by visiting the worthy places. The highlights of Poland include lots of culture, historic towns and beaches. You may want to check out the Baltic coast such as Gdansk and Sopot. The other historic places are Poznan and Wroclaw. Everybody who has been to Poland will tell you to see Krakow and Warsaw, well, they are indeed must see places to include in your itinerary. The best way to arrive is by flight to ... [ read more ]

Much about Poland

Much about Poland

Before you decide that you would like to visit Poland, maybe it will be useful to know some interesting things about the ninth largest country in Europe - Poland. For example, there is a popular name for dogs in Poland, it is 'Burek' which directly translated to the color browish-grey. In Poland, the birthday is not the most important, but rather a person's name day. There are many natural resources possess by Poland, namely the natural gas, salt, arable land, sulfur, silver, coal, copper, lea... [ read more ]

Popular Sports in Poland

Popular Sports in Poland

With the 2012 European Football Championship rapidly approaching several million pairs of eyes will be focusing daily on Poland, one of the two organisers of the competition. This is the first time for a country like Poland to focus such a big event and a great occasion for Poles to display their talent with sports. We can imagine football to be widely popular in this country (which, by the way, is one of Europe’s largest), but there are lots of other popular sports in Poland like basketba... [ read more ]

World Heritage Sites in Poland

World Heritage Sites in Poland

Dating from the oldest to the latest, this post is about the world heritage sites in Poland. From the 11th century is the Krakow Old Town in Cracow's Historic Centre which is surrounded by a three kilometers defensive wall but it should not stop you from seeing it. It has seven main entrances before you get nearer to the amazing fortifications. Besides the sculptures, there are a lot of churches. You must see the best known gathering place at the Main Market Square. Next is the 12th century ... [ read more ]

Ryn, Węgorzewo and Iława

Ryn, Węgorzewo and Iława

Teutonic Castle in Ryn is a majestic sight. Ryn was formerly Rhein and you can find there the Regional Museum with many precious collections relating to geology, art and ethnography. For a luxurious treatment, there is a hotel in the castle for the most refined category of tourists. In Rye, a special and unique event is the 'Night Festivities' that recreates the atmosphere of the middle ages. This is another place for the history buffs due to the many historic monuments to recollect the memori... [ read more ]

Amazing Cities on Vistula River

Amazing Cities on Vistula River

One of the largest rivers in Europe, Vistula crosses Poland right through the middle and flows into the Baltic Sea. Once you’ve reached the river Vistula, it means you’ve reach the very heart of Poland. Form its foamy upper course in the Carpathian Mountains, to the large delta in the North, Vistula traverses the whole country and witnesses the most diverse landscapes. And, coincidence or not, Poland’s most superb cities are also situated along the Vistula. Warsaw, Krakow, Torun and Gd... [ read more ]

Extraordinary UNESCO Sights in Poland

Extraordinary UNESCO Sights in Poland

This forest has existed long before 1600 and it is a woodland or old growth forest crossing the borders of Belarus. Such immense primeval forest is really rare and this one in Poland is classified as another heritage site that worth to be perserved. It spans through the European Plain with a large mountain-free landform. About 800 wisent can be found here. Wisents are the continent's heaviest land animals and worry not as they do not roam around in the 100 square kilometers Bialowieski Natio... [ read more ]

Rivers of Poland

Rivers of Poland

The two longest rivers in Poland are the Vistula followed by the Oder River. They both empty into the Baltic Sea. The Vistula is more than 1000 kilometers in length, while the Oder River is 854km and out of which 742 lies in Poland itself. The other worth to see third longest river in Poland is the Warta. It is rather a tributary  located in western-central of Poland is the third longest river. The Bydgoszsz Canal cannects it to the Vistula river. This canal built at the order of the King ... [ read more ]