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Active vacation in Poland - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Alma mater et alma pater Poland has the richest natural resources. The coast of the Baltic Sea is to the north. About a third of the entire territory is occupied by picturesque forests and meadows. Travelers will have ample opportunities for active recreation. On the shores of the Baltic Sea, you can enjoy magnificent sea views and beach tourism in summer. Windsurfing and diving are among the main activities on the coast and lakes. In the depths of the country, there are several ski resorts with trails of different levels of complexity. All of them offer tourists a developed infrastructure and comfortable accommodation. Of course, do not forget about walking and cycling tours along the magnificent landscape and forests.
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Diving in the Baltic Sea is aimed at those who have some practice already. The underwater relief near the coast of Poland is quite complex. The currents change rapidly and it is quite problematic for a new diver to cope with them. Nevertheless, the remnants of more than 200 ships that have sunk in different epochs are resting on the seabed. The most popular dive sites are the coastal cities of Gdynia, Gdansk, Ustka, and Leba. Fans of extreme diving will like the underwater caves of Snezhnye Studnya, Bystra, and Mentusya. Solinsky lake is the most suitable for sailing. The lake is of artificial origin and has numerous curves. Optimal winds are blowing there, making it possible to sail under ideal conditions. Also, you can sail on the Mazurian lakes. There is a large number of different tourist camps and sports schools.
In winter, a large number of ski resorts are opening in Poland. One of the most famous and large is the town of Zakopane, which welcomes guests from December to March. The total length of the descent is about 80 kilometers; the height difference is 1 250 meters. Trails are suitable for those who are confident skiers and prefer high-speed descents. Beginners should go to another ski resort, located in the city of Shchyrk. The difference in attitude is only 79 meters, which will allow learning how to ski and get the technique of downhill skiing in comfortable conditions. Another popular resort is Karpacz. It offers travelers to go down one of 17 routes of different levels of difficulty. The difference in altitude is about 500 meters. You can ride a snowboard in Karpacz or try your hand at a bobsleigh sport on a special track. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The Poles have a great passion for animals, so local residents love horse rides. The local breed of horses from Gladishev is used for hippotherapy. Doctors are sure of the benefits of communicating with these hard-working and benevolent animals. You can go for horseback riding to special horse farms. Tourists can ride with an instructor or independently. The routes for horse walks are laid along the Baltic coast close to Warmian hills in the vicinity of Kežbuni. The most difficult trail for horseback riding is designed for professional riders. It’s laid along the mountainous terrain from Lendka Zdroj to Karpacz. You can go on a tour to the picturesque terrain in winter. In this case, in addition to an exciting excursion, travelers are expected to spend a warm night in the village.
HDR Warsaw Poland is one of the best countries for cycling. Some of the European bicycle routes go through the country. The mountainous terrain offers ample opportunities for extreme downhill. You can try bicycles in the Sudetes, on the stretch from Mendziguzha to Sneznik. The track is extreme and requires some physical training. A quieter route runs along the coast of the Baltic Sea. While traveling through the Hanseatic bridge, travelers can enjoy magnificent views, visit a fishing village or relax at a local resort.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Poland
♥   Restaurant 'Copernicus' Kraków. Type - Modern cuisine. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Corse' Kraków. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Cyrano de Bergerac' Kraków. Type - Polish. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Del Papá' Kraków. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Dom Polski Francuska' Warszawa. Type - Polish. On the map   Photos
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Poland
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Kraków' . On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Panorama Morska' Jarosławiec. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Polkowice' . On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Tarnowskie Góry' . On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Aquapark Wisła' . On the map   Photos
Map of all parks
National and city parks of Poland
♥   Landscape Park 'Bielańsko-Tyniecki Park Krajobrazowy' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Bieszczadzki Park Narodowy' . On the map   Photos
♥   Landscape Park 'Bolimowski Park Krajobrazowy' . On the map   Photos
♥   Landscape Park 'Brodnicki Park Krajobrazowy' . On the map   Photos
♥   Landscape Park 'Brudzeński Park Krajobrazowy' . On the map   Photos
Country maps Maps of Poland
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Car rental in Poland

Photogallery of Poland

Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Poland

Krakow
The nightclub with the intriguing title "66" is another interesting place. Here are played only the most modern songs, and fans of dancing have rest on a huge colorful playground. There are mild sofas in a cozy hall. Here guests can rest from dancing and watch the club’s entertainment program. The music in the club Clu does not stop until early in the morning. Every evening various music styles are played here. The club’s bar has a great menu with widest choice of drinks, and the virtuoso … Read more
Warsaw
Fans of water activities will fall in love with Wodny Park Water Park located in Warsaw suburbs. Its territory is home not only to funny rides, pools and slides, but also to a Russian bath, several recreational rooms and even a fitness center. Without a doubt, swimming pool is the main pride of the center. The pool’s parameters are fully consistent with Olympic standards. Fans of elite sports should visit golf club Golf Parks Poland. In addition to high quality sports facilities the club is … Read more
Zakopane
The city is largely focused on the enthusiasts of an active holiday. Therefore, the variety of sports and entertainment complexes is huge. The Aqua park Zakopane has been recently opened. So now you can diversify your leisure with water sports, not only with ski trips. The Aqua Park has 3 large pools and 6 Jacuzzis and lots of colorful slides. Fans of thrills will also find suitable rides. There is a great pool with a play area for young visitors. In addition, the park has several kinds of … Read more
Poznan
People who like to rest in opened air need to visit Poznan Botanical Gardens. It is available for the city’s guests from the beginning of May to the end of October and absolutely free. It represents to people’s attention the collection of unique plants, a lot of them were taken to Poznan from exotic countries. This garden is good for walking on foot and by bicycle. Lovers of beer will appreciate the trip to Lech Brewery. This trip lasts about an hour, and after captivating story of history … Read more
Wroclaw
Families with children will be interested in visiting Wroclaw Zoo, which is located near the city center. It is famous not only because of a large collection of exotic animals and birds, but also thanks to unique design of its landscapes. All cages here are made in full compliance with the terms of the natural habitat of animals. Every day visitors of the zoo are offered to participate in interesting excursions. Wroclaw is also home to a wonderful water park - Wroclaw Aquapark. You can easily … Read more
Gdansk
The most popular cinema in the city has quite a funny name - "Shrimp". It is located on one of the busiest streets of the city and there are many restaurants and shops close to it. Multicinema theatre is no less popular. It is distinguished by a rich choice of movies – the complex is equipped with ten screens that feature a wide range of movies. Kinoplex cinema has not only comfortable halls. There is an excellent restaurant open near it and several cafes, in which you can relax after … Read more

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