Tourism in Poland
and forests are abundant in Poland. Approximate ten thousand lakes dot the
land of Poland. Most lakes in the country are located in two areas: Mazury,
in north-east part of the country and Lubuskie, in western region.
Undulating landscape with picturesque scenic view have been shaped by nature
in long course of time. Groups of impressive lakes are also found in Eastern
Poland and western part of Lublin region. Mountain lakes are most scenic
among Polish lakes. For all these reasons lake tourism in Poland has gained
plenty of popularity.
Several lake regions are very popular among the tourists. Many of these
lakes, like Czarna Hancza lie in deep valleys while several are doltted over
flat, swampy lowlands. Many lakes have crystal clear water, perfectly
reflecting the picturesque landscape girdling them. Scores of these lakes
lie hidden in deep forests. Nice, sandy beaches have developed on the shores
of these beaches. Water sports enthusiasts, naturalists, avian watchers and
anglers can have plenty of fun in these lakes. In peak winter, those who
enjoy ice-boating and skating find these lakes covered with long stretches
of smooth ice. Hundreds of lakes are interconnected by streams meaning that
a person can travel hundreds of miles in water. These rivers pass through
pine and spruce forests, giving one the impression of wonderland. Poland
river systems are very closely associated with one another.
Apart from these lakes, Polish rivers are also the source of fun for the
lovers of water sports and anglers. Vistula is the biggest river in Poland.
Smaller, wild streams like Drawa, Czarna Hancza, Krutynia or Drweca are also
popular. Kayaking is the most popular sport played in these rivers.
Thousands of tourists visit Poland every year to enjoy lake tourism.