5 Natural Wonders of Poland

Poland is a modern country with big cities, sea ports and developed infrastructure. But at the same time it has a unique preserved nature that is so beautiful, peaceful and wild at the same time, that it is definitely worth visiting! If you are planning a trip to Poland, make sure your plan includes some of the places where the nature is still wonderful and not spoiled by a man. Believe us, this country has plenty of them! Excited? Thinking where to go? Read our list of 5 Natural wonders of Poland, and get ready for your unforgettable trip!

1. Tatra Mountains

The Tatra Mountains, Tatras or Tatra are a mountain range that form a natural border between Slovakia and Poland. They are the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. Their highest peak in Poland is called Rysy, and has 2,499 m. It is located south of Zakopane, which also a popular ski resort. The Tatras are protected by law by the establishment of the Tatra National Park, Poland. These mountains are a true natural wonder. Even if you don't try to conquer its highest peak, you will be still definitely impressed by their beauty and the views around.

2. Białowieża Forest

This is one of the last and largest remaining parts of the immense primeval forest that once stretched across the European Plain. The forest is home to 800 European bison, Europe's heaviest land animal. The forest belongs to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The border between Poland and Belarus runs through this forest. However, there is a border crossing available for hikers and cyclists. Visit it, because it may be one of the last places on the continent that is still so unique and virgin! You will not regret!

3. Słowiński National Park

If you watched the pictures of the Słowiński National Park, you may think that Poland has its own desert. The park is located on the Baltic coast, its northern boundary of 32.5 kilometres of coastline, and this is one of the most magnificent places in the country! In the past, the park's area was a Baltic Sea bay. The sea's activity, however, created sand dunes which in the course of time separated the bay from the Baltic Sea. The park has more than 140 kilometres of tourist walking trails, so you will this experience you will remember till the end of your life!

4. Bieszczady Mountains

Bieszczady is a mountain range that runs from the extreme south-east of Poland. The highest peak of the Polish part is Tarnica Mountain which is 1346 m high. Bieszczady (we guess it may be hard to pronounce for a foreigner) have a lot hiking trails that are attracting thousands of travelers who want to discover the stunning beauty of Polish nature. Are you one of them? Then choose Bieszczady and create the best memories and have an unforgettable experience!

5. Morskie Oko

This is place is actually so beautiful that even makes you doubt if it is real or no! Morskie Oko is the largest and fourth deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains. It is located deep within the Tatra National Park in Poland and had been named by the journalists of The Wall Street Journal as one of the five most beautiful lakes in the World. The highest peak in the Polish Tatras, Rysy, which is 2,499 meters high is located just next to this lake, and makes the landscape even more wonderful and remarkable! We dare to say that this is not only one of the most picturesque places in Poland, but also in the whole world! These are the views that you will never forget!

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Kate Makogon
Traveler and adventure seeker. Expert in travelling in Europe. Foodie and art lover. Can't stop wondering the beauty of this world.