Poland has it all: access to the sea, a vast lake district, rolling fields, and high mountains. For those who don't know the geography of Poland well, we have divided Poland into four "Regions" - Sea, Lakes, Plains and Mountains. This "artificial" division is in keeping with the natural geographical features of their landscape. The colour map shows the location of each Region.
The most northern part of Poland containing the Baltic coast is one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Wide, sandy beaches, magical sunsets, picturesque cliffs, fishing villages, fresh fish and great resorts and spas, as well as many interesting sights, events and other attractions for every tourist. The main cities here are: Gdańsk, Gdynia, Sopot, Szczecin, Kołobrzeg, Puck and Łeba.
Westpomeranian Region - www.seaofadventure.eu
This region encompasses the Polish geographical areas of Mazury, Warmia and Kaszuby. There are thousands of clear lakes and fast-flowing, meandering rivers - a playground for fans of sailing, kayaking and canoeing, haven for hikers and cycling aficionados. Scenic landscapes, unspoilt nature, ancient monuments, and pearls of architecture listed by UNESCO on their World Heritage Site. The main cities here are: Olsztyn, Bydgoszcz, Grudziądz and Toruń.
The central area of Poland is lush with green forests, endless meadows, natural attractions, picturesque villages and many towns and cities with beautiful historic architecture, some included on the UNESCO list. A great region for the family, a cycling holiday, backpacking, hiking or agritourism. The main cities here are: Warsaw (the capital of Poland), Poznań and Łódź.
The south part of Poland containing a variety of different mountain ranges - from the old, easily accessible Sudety in the west to the alpine landscapes of the Tatra Mountains in the far south. The Polish mountains guarantee a great holiday for all. There are gentle and steep walking trails, amazing glacial lakes, forests, meadows, caves and pristine nature surrounding a large number of castles, palaces and historical cities. A well developed tourist industry makes the region ideal for summer as well as winter holidays. The main cities are: Wrocław, Kraków, Katowice and Zakopane.
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