Poland is a stork paradise. Each year in spring, ca. 25 percent of the total population of these birds fly to Poland.
Discover Polish Amazonia
Backwaters stretching from horizon to horizon and thousands of birds in the sky and in the reed on their banks – this is what the Biebrza Valley, the largest national park in Poland, looks like in spring. There is no better place to travel by kayak and watch birds.
World’s first petroleum well
Bobrka near Krosno has an unusual Museum of Oil and Gas Industry on the site of still operative wells built in mid-19th century.
Mountains as flat as a table
These mountains with plated structure, which are rare in Europe, are built of horizontal joint sandstones.
Polish Eldorado: Kaczawskie Mountains
After several hundred years, gold rush returns to Lower Silesia. A company with US capital will try to find the precious ore there.
Five places in Poland that fascinate the scientists
Polish nature and monuments may astound even the scientists. Below ae five places, which can offer much more than may be seen at first sight
Cactus field in Pomerania
The collection of Mr and Ms Hinz in Rumia near Gdynia features nearly two million spiny beauties. It is one of the largest collections of this type in Europe.
Narnia is in Poland
Polish locations have been used in many foreign movies, including several blockbusters rooted in Hollywood or Bollywood. However, many potential film sets are yet to be discovered. We present five spectacular film locations.
More seals in the Baltic Sea!
The number of seals living in the Baltic Sea has tripled since 2000. Polish scientists have played a significant role in the program of protecting and restoring the population of these mammals.
Thousands of treasures in the Baltic Sea
The Baltic Sea is a real rarity for underwater archaeologists. Its turbulent history has strewn its bed with ship wrecks and traces of Stone Age settlements.
Poland’s pride - the European bison
Where can you go to see the king of Polish fauna, the European bison? You can take a trip to one of the nature reserves, visit places in Europe where it has been reintroduced, or simply go online.
Europe’s most modern museum of man
A Science and Human Evolution Park has been launched near JuraPark in Krasiejow. It is Europe’s most modern museum devoted to the history of Earth and its inhabitants.
Arabian Horses – the pride of Poland
During the second weekend in August horse trainers and fans from all over the globe turn their attention to Poland. The town of Janów Podlaski is hosting the annual Arabian Horse Days – one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the world.
An herbal enclave in Podlasie
If you can't find a particular herb at Mirosław Angielczyk's farm, you can't find it in Poland. The herbalist and owner of "Dary Natury" produces teas and medicinal compositions following ancient recipes from the Bug river valley.
Plants in a genetic arc
The Botanical Garden in Powsin is home to a unique pasture where biologists have succeeded in gathering the rarest species of naturally-occurring flora in Poland.
The Wawel Dragon and Silesauruses are the most famous dinosaurs discovered in Poland. These animals have also left many tracks in our country.
Day of Ancient Settlement in Biskupin
The Archeological Festival in Biskupin, one of the biggest events of this kind in Central Europe, is an opportunity to get a taste of life dating back hundreds, or even thousands years ago.