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10 ideas for the weekend away from the city

Exploring Poland’s gorges

If you are fed up with urban life, explore the tranquil loess gorges of the Lublin Upland, with their steep walls and the stunning flora. For a unique sleeping experience, visit a hotel suspended in the trees.

Wildlife watching

Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bialowieza National Park is a great place to watch animals in their natural environment. The immense primeval forest is home to several rare species of birds, hundreds of insects and bison, the largest land mammal in Europe.

Poland’s historic sites

History lovers will find the life-size model of an Iron Age fortified settlement in Biskupin simply amazing. Enjoy the sights as you walk along the oak and pine log-houses surrounded by a palisade.

Open-Air Museums

Visit Poland's largest open-air museum on Ostrow Lednicki Island.  The place saw the emergence of the Polish state and the introduction of Christianity in Poland.

Seaside breaks

The Polish seaside breaks never go out of fashion. From quiet coastal retreats to the bright lights of the top seaside cities, there are plenty of destinations to explore.

Sailing in Poland

For the best sailing experience check the Masurian Lake District. Stick to channels, have the run of the open water or keep to pre-planned routes.


Canoeing down the Rospuda River is a great way to escape civilization. Rocky shallows, sudden bends and fallen trees provide a thrilling experience.

Walking in the Wild

The Bieszczady Mountains outdoors offer a plenty of rolling hills and forest paths to wander. Spend your time walking http://www.poland.travel/en/hiking/mountain-trekking or just relaxing and soaking the views.

Poland Castle Tours

If you've got the enthusiasm to explore, discover the Eagle’s Nests, magnificent medieval castles between Cracow and Częstochowa. Perched high on large rocks, they were the first fortifications to guard the early trade routes in Poland.

Climbing in Poland

Climbing in Poland means mighty mountains to conquer. Choose from the Sudeten or the Carpathian Mountains on Poland’s southern border.

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