Museums

Wieliczka Salt Mine

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Wieliczka Salt Mine

The History of Wieliczka Salt Mine Fourteen kilometres southeast of Krakow lies the small town of Wieliczka (vyeh-leech-kah). During the 13th century, villagers first discovered rock salt deposits in Poland. With seven centuries of existance, the history of Wieliczka Salt Mine covers thousands of already written works. Saltworks Castle, built at the turn of the 13/14 […]

Events

Autumn – What to do

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Autumn - What to do

Autumn – What to do in Poland Autumn is a perfect time to visit Poland if you want to see the wide selection of the country’s attractions. It is the time when in the citires the cultural season is beginning, and the pressure on the hotel rooms is rising. In the countryside, the golden Polish […]

Landscape

Drawa National Park

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Drawa National Park

About Drawa National Park is situated in the nort-west part of Poland where three Voivodeships meet: Lubuskie, Zachodniopomorskie and Wielkopolskie. More than 80 percent of park area is covered with forests.The Drawa Forest is stretching from the Drawa Lake District far to the Noteć River. It is mostly made up of beech and pine trees. […]

Landscape

Polesie National Park

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Polesie National Park

About The Polesie National Park is located in the Lubelskie Voivodeship on Poland’s eastern border. It has a unique composition of wild swamps, peat bogs and numerous lakes and ponds. The park also includes the most extensive meadows in the country. Most of the parks area is covered by wetlands, which in many cases have […]

Landscape

Wolin National Park

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Wolin national park

About Wolin National Park is located on the Wolin Island in the Baltic Sea, near the border with Germany. The easiest way to reach it is from the near sea harbour placed in Świnoujście, with a wide choice of accommodation options to choose from. The Wolin National Park has become the first maritime park in […]

Landscape

Bory Tucholskie

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bory tucholskie

About Bory Tucholskie National Park is located in Pomerania Voivodeship, in the north part of Poland. In it’s area you will find the country’s largest pine forests with lakes and countless dunes which are the residues of the last glaciation. It comprises 21 glacial lakes with the most famous trail known as the Stream of […]

Landscape

Poland Visit – Autumn

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Poland Visit - Autumn

6 charming places in Poland to visit for Autumn Polish autumn is a perfect time to explore our colorful country. Golden Autumn is not as hot as our summer time, but the nature rewards us with magnificent colors. In case you ever think about where to go, we have prepared a list of places where […]

Polish Cities

About Rzeszow

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About Rzeszow

Main Information Rzeszow is the biggest city in southeastern part of Poland. It is situated on both sides of the Wisłok river. It is situated in the South-East of Poland, at the frontier of Poland with the Ukraine and Slovakia and can be considered as the eastern outpost of the European Union. The city with population […]

General

Black Ribbon Day – 23rd August – European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes

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Black ribbon day

The European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes Or The Black Ribbon Day is the international remembrance day for victims of totalitarian ideologies, specifically totalitarian communist regimes, Stalinism, Nazism and fascism. About On 23rd of August 1939, two totalitarian states – Nazi Germany and Soviet Union – concluded a Non-Aggression pact. An […]

General

Life in the camp – KL Auschwitz living conditions

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Auschwitz living conditions

Life in the camp Living conditions During the first several months, the prisoners’ rooms had neither beds nor any other furniture. Prisoners slept on straw-stuffed mattresses laid on the floor. After reveille in the morning, they piled the mattresses in a corner of the room. The rooms were so overcrowded that prisoners could sleep only […]