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City break in Bialystok. Active leisure ideas for Bialystok - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Bialystok, Poland Bialystok is a true treasure for fans of eco-tourism and active pastime. Fans of outdoor activities will be absolutely charmed by breathtaking landscapes of Bialowieza Forest and Podlasie, as well as by unique natural landmarks located not far from Biebrza Marches. The territory of Bialowieza Forest is now a large national reserve, during a walk in which visitors will see local fauna and many rare plants. European bisons are considered the main inhabitants of the park. As their number is constantly decreased, these animals are protected by the government and carefully monitored.
Białystok is full of attractive trading complexes. Galeria Alfa is among the most popular. This complex is the largest in the city and located in a vibrant central district. It houses over … Open
Tourists, who plan to attend Narew National Park, will see hundreds of rare bird species, and Hungarian National Park is famous for its crystal clear lakes and incredibly attractive landscapes. The latter is considered the youngest national park in the Bialystok region as its opening took place in 1997. Within just a few years, the park has won love and dedication of ecotourism fans from all over the world. Many people come to this part of the country in order to spend at least one day in this magnificent park. Local people are fond of sport, so there’s nothing strange in the fact that there are so many sports centers and clubs in Bialystok. The Air Club is very popular in the region, and so it organizes international competitions every year.
If hiking and cycling remain major summertime entertainments, skiing becomes the prime entertainment when winter comes to the region. The best ski trails are located close to the village of Solniczki. Despite a rich choice of sports activities, for many guests of the city, Bialystok is a popular shopping destination. There are all kinds of markets, shopping centers, and trendy boutiques in the city. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The population of this town mainly consists from Polish and Belorussian people. Bialystok is known by the large number of educational institutions as on its territory you will find 15 … Open
Auchan is the largest hypermarket in Bialystok. In addition to a large choice of food and groceries, the hypermarket sells clothes and shoes at very affordable prices. The quality of items is, as a rule, higher than on the markets of the city, and prices can be significantly lower during sales and different promotions. In Galeria Biała, visitors will find not only a fantastic choice of trendy boutiques but also bowling, several charming cafes, pool tables, a modern cinema, and an internet café. Alfa is another popular shopping center that is open in an attractive historical building. Besides numerous shops, there are several restaurants and entertainment venues.
Bialystok is a fantastic destination for fans of wild nature and outdoor recreation as there are so many destinations worth exploring just outside the city. The neighborhoods are full of charming towns and villages with old architecture and distinct traces of Jewish, Orthodox, and Moslem cultures. Each of these towns has its own charm and landmarks. For example, Choroszcz is famous for a beautiful architectural place of interest – the summer residence of the Branicki family. Knyszyn once had a chance to become the capital of the whole country as it was the beloved place of King Sigismund August. Tykocin is famous as the location of the second biggest synagogue.
The majority of local food is distinguished by simplicity, skillful use of different spices, and an unforgettable combination of cuisines of the world. Culinary traditions of Bialystok … Open
Fans of wild nature ware recommended making an unforgettable journey to the Knyszyńska Wilderness. Moreover, the distance from Bialystok is barely several kilometers. This wild forest is not only perfect for taking memorable shots and observing local flora and fauna. There is a unique Orthodox church with a fortification that was built in the 16th century. Fans of spa treatments also love this neighborhood because of the renowned Suprasl spa that is located not far from the forest. Treasure hunters can visit the nearby town of Suraz that is famous because of the hidden treasure of Queen Bona that still hasn’t been discovered.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bialystok
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Puszczy Knyszyńskiej im. profesora Witolda Sławińskiego' , 15.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Narwiański Park Narodowy' , 20 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Biebrzański Park Narodowy' , 55.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Białowieża Forest' , 56.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Białowieski Park Narodowy' , 65.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Bialystok
♥   Water park 'Druskininkų Vandens Parkas' Druskininkai, 113 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Poland

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. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Bialystok

Guide to your best city break in Bialystok - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Bialystok - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Bialystok?' disappears immediately.
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