Polska Organizacja Turystyczna
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Polska Izba Turystyki
Private Northpoland

wigry7 Days - Gdansk, Masuria and Polish Wilderness. A private journey.

Day 1.

Arrival to Gdansk. At the airport you meet the experienced tour guide, who takes you for sightseeing the city with his comfortable car. You visit the historical Gdansk city center: the Artus Court, Neptun Fountain, Kantor, the Church of Virgin Mary and the Long Market are among others in program. In the amber studio you will see an interesting exhibitions. Overnight in Gdansk.

 Day 2.

On day two you will see the natural landscapes of the east coast of Polish Sea. Next you will ride through the Kaszubian Lakeland – the land of hills and lakes seated west from Gdansk. During the visit in the pottery workshop, you will have a chance to learn the folk art from the Kaszubian people. The hit of today’s program is the sightseeing of the Moving Dunes near Leba. During the wandering you will experience a fairytale landscapes at the Baltic seaside. On the way back, we will stop in Castle Krokowa. The home of Krokow Family is today an European meeting place, and peculiar symbol of Polish – German agreement. Overnight in Gdansk.

 Day 3.

The road leads further to Masuria Region. In Malbork you will see the greatest brick fortress on earth – the former headquarter of the Teutonic Order. You will also see the Elblag Canal, where the cruise leads on inclined plane. This machinery was built in 1860 and still is being used. In the capital of Warmia and MasuriaOlsztyn – you have the possibility to sightsee the historical buildings like Nicolaus Copernicus Castle or the Jacobeans Cathedral, and also to loaf around through the walking areas.  Overnight in Masuria.

 Day 4.

The Masuria is also known as “The land of 1000 lakes”, however in this region are located 3312 lakes of the area over 1 ha. The almost uninhabited land is home for thousands storks. There are also many historical cities in Masuria. In the sanctuary in Holy Lime Tree (Swieta Lipka), known as the greatest baroque sanctuary in Masuria, you will listen to organ concert. By the last organ tones, all the figures will move...
In the Wolf’s Lair you will see the Hitler’s headquarter and places where the dramas of the World War II had been acting.
After the ride over the biggest Masurian lakes, you will have a possibility of taking part of canoe flow on the River Krutynia. Overnight in

Day 5.

On this day you ride in the direction of East Poland, so to discover near Bialystok the most important National Parks of the region. First, we go to the Biebrza Marshes, where live over 270 bird species. We will have a short hike to the observatory tower. The Biebrza Marshes is the biggest National Park in Poland.
The East of Poland is a land of various cultures. In Tykocin stands the most beautiful Polish synagogue, in Kruszyniany live Polish Tatars. There you will se the coal mosque. In Hajnowka you will have a chance to admire the Russian-orthodox church.
The aim is Bialowieza, a little town placed in the middle of the
Forest of the same name, near the Belarus border. There you will stay for overnight.  

Day 6.

The Bialowieza Forest is the most important Polish National Park. Nowhere in Europe can you find so many great and healthy trees. In the forest live over 350 bison. You will have a guided hike in the forest (ab. 2.5 hours), so to see the bisons, wolves and polish wild horses in their natural environment.
In the late afternoon you will get back to the civilization – you will ride to polish capital –
Warsaw. Perhaps you will have a willingness to see the lightened Old Town… Overnight in Warsaw

Day 7.

On the last day you will see the capital rebuilt after the Second World War. You will visit the Old Town, the Kings Road, the Lazienki Park with Palace on the Water, the Monument of the Ghetto Victims. In the afternoon departure from Poland.


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