It is located in the north-east of the country.
The capital of the province is
Warmia and Masuria is a region which is famous not only with its long, because
more than 650-year history, but primarily with unusually beautiful landscapes, the
largest number of lakes in Poland and overgrowing large areas of forest.
Not without reason Warmia and Masuria are called Land of Thousand Lakes
and are considered "green lung" Polish.
Vistula Lagoon - Baltic Sea bay- 838 km² (within Poland is 328 km²), is cut off
from Gdansk Bay by the Vistula Spit. By the Lagoon runs, obliquely to its longitudinal axis,
the state border between the Poland and the Russian Federation (Kaliningrad).
Kadyny - a village on the Vistula Lagoon (about 23 km from Elbląg), You can see here
knightly estate, belonging in the first half of the twentieth century
to a German family - the Hohenzollern.
Giżycko – Kisajno Lake, the second of five, which is located within the city
Wolf's Lair - Hitler's military headquarters, located near the Ketrzyn, near the village of
Gierloz. During the war, "Wolfsschanze" was the most important fortress of leader of the
Third Reich had its own airport, railway station, power station, direct connection to Berlin
and the front line.
fragment of the ruins of the fortress, "Wolf's Lair"
Śniardwy – largest lake in Poland, located in the basin of Pisa, with eight islands. The lake is connected
to the system of canals from the lakes - Tuchlin, Łuknajno, Mikolajskie, Ros, Białoławki and Tyrkło. This
water region is named Great Masurian Lakes.