Poland - Warmia & Masuria (PDF Chapter)
This is the Warmia & Masuria chapter from Lonely Planet’s Poland guidebook.
A water lover’s utopia, sailors, windsurfers and kayakers come to make a splash in the Great Masurian Lakes, which dominate the landscape. Off the water, you’ll find red-brick architecture left by the Warmian Bishops plus the Wolf’s Lair, Hitler’s wartime hideout.
- do a spot of cobblestone-surfing in Olsztyn’s Old Town
- wonder at the spectacle of boats travelling over dry land on the Elbląg-Ostróda Canal
- explore the halls of Lidzbark Warmiński’s mammoth Gothic Castle, the architectural highlight of the region
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Olsztyn Region, Olsztyn, Olsztynek, Grunwald, Ostróda, Elbląg-Ostróda Canal, Lidzbark Warmiński, Święta Lipka, The Great Masurian Lakes, Kętrzyn, Węgorzewo, Giżycko, Mikołajki and Łuknajno Reserve.
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