A trip around Poland


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This a presentation of what our students worked on in February -the trip around Poland which will take you to beautiful places in Poland we are proud of like: Warszawa-our capital, The Baltic Sea, The Masuria Lakes, The Tatra Mountains, the Beskidy Mountains (Ustroń), The Bieszczady Mountains, Kraków and Wrocław -our cultural capitals, Wieliczka Salt Mine, The Tricity-Gdańsk, Gdynia, Sopot. Enjoy the presentation.

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A trip around Poland

  1. 1. The Baltic Sea Poland is situated on the Baltic Sea.
  2. 2. The Baltic Sea In addition to Poland, Baltic Sea borders with Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Sweden.
  3. 3. The Baltic Sea The biggest depth is 459 m. It’s salinity is very small
  4. 4. The Baltic Sea The Baltic Sea is often visited by tourists, especially in summer. Summer temperature is about 22 degrees. In winter it is about 0-2 °C.
  5. 5. The Baltic Sea Animals living on the Baltic Sea are: seagulls, seals, cormorants, codes, herrings.
  6. 6. Cracow Cracow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. It is Situated on the Vistula River (Polish: Wisła). The population of the city is approximately 760,000. Kraków is one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life.
  7. 7. Cracow One of the most important attractions to see in Cracow is the Wawel Royal Castle. It was buit in 14th century. For centuries the Castle was the residence of the kings of Poland and the symbol of Polish statehood. Wawel is now one of the country’s premier art museums. There you can see numerous collections of Renaissance paintings, prints, sculpture, textiles, goldsmith’s work, arms and armor, tapestry, ceramics, and furniture.
  8. 8. Cracow The Jagiellonian University is one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1364. It is considered the best Polish university and the most prestigious one.
  9. 9. Cracow The Kraków Barbican is a historic gateway leading into the Old Town of Kraków. The barbican, built around 1498, is one of the few remaining relics of the complex network of fortifications and the best preserved one in Europe. It currently serves as a tourist attraction and venue for a variety of exhibitions.
  10. 10. Cracow The Renaissance Cloth Hall is one of the city's most recognizable places. It is the central point of the main market square in the Old Town (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978).
  11. 11. The Mazury Lakes The Mazury or The Masuria is the natural region located in north-eastern Poland. It is famous for its 2000 lakes. Olsztyn is the capital city and other major cities are Elbląg and Ełk. Mazury stands out in the country and Europe thanks to the wealth of the natural environment.
  12. 12. The Mazury Lakes Olsztyn is the capital city and other major cities are Elbląg and Ełk. Mazury stands out in the country and Europe thanks to the wealth of the natural environment. Water network formed numerous lakes, ponds, rivers, canals and they are a part of the Zalew Wiślany. Mazury is now one of the five most beautiful places in Europe.
  13. 13. The Mazury Lakes Water network formed numerous lakes, ponds, rivers, canals and they are a part of the Zalew Wiślany. Mazury is now one of the five most beautiful places in Europe. The terrain of Mazury is mostly hilly with connecting lakes, rivers and streams. There are lots of nature reserves, and parks there.
  14. 14. The Mazury Lakes The lakes for which the region is best known offer varieties of water sports and recreation activities. Restaurants in Mazury offer local and regional products and dishes, promote local and regional customs, traditional cuisine. Mazury is a region full of surprises. Everyone is welcome to come there, explore Mazury and relax themselves at any time of the year.
  15. 15. The Bieszczady Mountains The Bieszczady Mountains are located in southern Poland. These mountains are big but they are not the biggest in Poland. Their highest peak is “Tarnica” (1346 meters above the sea level). Animals which we can not meet in other parts of Poland live in these mountains (e.g.-”snake eskulap”.) In Bieszczady, there are few forests which are inhabited by bisons, deers, volves, wildcats.
  16. 16. The Bieszczady Mountains They are very beautiful mountains where you can really enjoy your time. 
  17. 17. The Tricity Gdynia – city with county rights in northern Poland, in Pomorskie, located on the Baltic Sea, on the Embakment of Gdansk. Included in the Tri-City.
  18. 18. The Tricity Gdansk – city with county rights in northern Poland, situated on the Baltic Sea, at the mouth of the Vistula Motława, the Gulf of Gdansk, part of the Tri-City.
  19. 19. The Tricity Sopot – city with county rights in northern Poland, on the Gulf of Gdansk (Baltic Sea), located in the Coastland of Gdansk, between Gdansk and Gdynia, which creates Tricity.
  20. 20. The Tatra Mountains The Tatra Mountains are the highest mountain range in Poland. They are located in the south of Poland and in the northern Slovakia. The highest peaks on the territory of Poland are: Rysy- 2503 meters, Kasprowy Wierch - 1987 meters and Giewont -1894 meters. These are of course, not all the peaks of the Tatra Mountains. The Tatra Mountains are 57 kilometers long. The Tatra Mountains belong to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of UNESCO.
  21. 21. The Tatra Mountains They are very beautiful mountains with breathtaking views and they attract many tourists to their famous centre, Zakopane.
  22. 22. Warsaw Warsaw is the capital and the biggest city in Poland. The symbol of Warsaw is a mermaid. Places worth visiting in Warsaw are e.g.: Palace of Culture and Science or Palace in Wilanów.
  23. 23. Warsaw There is also Polish Television Studio in Warsaw. Historic market square in Warsaw is very big and beautiful. In the free time we can go to park “ Royal £azienki”. This is the ideal place to relax.
  24. 24. Warsaw There is also a lot of shopping malls in Warsaw. The most famous is “Z³ote Tarasy”. There are also modern sports facilities e.g. the National Stadium. I invite you to visit Warsaw.
  25. 25. Ustroń Ustroń is a city in the southern part of Silesian Province, in the district of Cieszyn. It is a convenient base for hikers. In Ustroń there are also many bike trails and many attractions. There is, among other things: Forest Park of Surprises, created in natural environment.
  26. 26. Ustroń Goats, deer and mouflons run freely in the paths of the forest. Park combines many functions: recreational and educational ones, it organizes falcon shows. Population - 15 345 people Area of 5892 ha
  27. 27. Wrocław Wrocław – polish capital of culture The most important information: -Population - 632  996 - surface - 293 km² - Wrocław is the greatest city on the Odra River. - the city was one of the homes for EURO 2012 tournament - in Wrocław there is the greatest aqua park in Poland - in Wrocław there is a big beautiful zoo
  28. 28. Wrocław Monuments: Pergola Fountain and Japanese Garden.
  29. 29. Wrocław Monuments: University of Wroclaw and Centennial Hall
  30. 30. Wrocław Monuments: Wrocław Opera and Market Square
  31. 31. Wrocław Monuments: The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Wroclaw and The Town Hall in Wrocław
  32. 32. Wrocław Other monuments: Panorama racławicka - Art Museum in Wroclaw the Royal Palace - city ​​museum Hall of the Century - sports hall
  33. 33. Wieliczka The town of Wieliczka, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. It is famous for the Wieliczka Salt Mine. The mine was built in the 13th century. It produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the world's oldest salt mines still in operation. Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most precious monuments of Polish culture. Today it combines tradition with modernity as it is both centuries of history and an underground city.