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Send Print Download added: Katarzyna Chlebek | 2016-05-24 22:06:45
podkarpackie, podkarpacie, gospodarka, turystyka, tourism

The region of Podkarpackie is located on the borders of Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine. In terms of tourism it is one of the most attractive regions in Poland.

The most important attraction of the region is the Bieszczady mountains – a special place because of its nature, landscape and cultural values. There is Lake Solinskie in the Bieszczady Mountains – the largest artificial lake in Poland, a perfect place for sailing, with the largest rest and recreation base in the region.
 
Unique attractions of the region also include:
  • Castles and palaces from various historical periods, such as the castle and palace in Łańcut, the Renaissance palaces in Baranów Sandomierski and Krasiczyn, and also the castle in Przemyśl.
  • The Underground Tourist Walk -The Cellars of Rzeszów, situated on 3 levels, 10 metres under the market square, which date back to the 14th-18th centuries.
  • The Archeological Open-air Ethnographic Museum - The Carpathian Troy, in Trzcinica, where some of the first fortified settlements in Poland were discovered, dating back to 4000 years ago.
  • The Glass Heritage Centre in Krosno with a demonstration of glass manufacturing and decoration in which tourists can also participate.
  • The Ethnographic Park and Museum of Folk Architecture in Sanok, comprising some of the most valuable examples of wooden architecture.
  • The Historical Museum in Sanok, being in possession of the most precious collection of icons and the largest collection of works of the Polish outstanding artist Zdzisław Beksiński.
Podkarpackie is an ideal place to spend your time in an active way; you can enjoy glider flights, paragliding, and horseback riding. In summer, tourists can go sightseeing in the region following well-marked tourist routes; and in winter take advantage of various running routes and ski slopes.