Information about rainfall in Poland
The Polish climate is marked by a large variability of the
weather within one year. The annual sum of rainfall in
Poland is 500 mm - 1000 mm.
The biggest rivers in Poland are:
1. Vistula River (Wisła)-1047 m
2. Odra River-854 m
3. Warta River-808 m
Wisła is the biggest River in Poland. It rises at Barania
Góra in Silesia Beskids. It empties into the Baltic Sea.
THE MOST FAMOUS LAKES
Hańcza-the deepest lake in Poland
Śniardwy-the largest lake in Poland
They are located in northern part of Poland.
Morskie oko - has been recognized by the journalists of
The Wall Street Journal as one of the five most beautiful
lakes in the World.
In Poland is one sea- Baltic Sea. This sea is mediterranean
sea. It is very different than other seas. Baltic sea is shallow
and a little salty. Salty water flows through the Denmark
Strait and fresh water flows through Wisła and other river.
It’s one of the most popular health resorts in Poland. Hot
springs found in Cieplice are the hottest in Poland. Their
temperature reaches 90 C. Cieplice tries to make use of this
gift from nature.
One of the biggest in Poland and Central and Eastern
Europe recreation and spa complex.
The hydroelectric power plants and dams are also very
important. In Poland there are 128 large hydro power
plants and 366 small plants.
Dams are the most eco-friendly way to produce electricity.
In Poland there are about 20 dams .
IMPORTANCE OF RIVERS AS TRADE
AND COMMUNICATION ROUTES
Inland water transport
is used in Poland to a
very small extent.
The main inland routes
lead along our main
rivers - Wisła, Odra,
Warta and Noteć.
SPRINGS FOR MEDICAL
Medicinal water are found in
many areas of Poland at
different depths. A lot of
curative waters are in spas
and places in southern part
of Poland. There are more
than 70 spas and towns with
They are used for baths,
inhalations, drinking cures
and for the preparation of
SPRINGS FOR BEAUTY
For cosmetic purposes mainly
oligocene and thermal waters
are used . Mineral water,
including Oligocene water and
water from the jurassic period
are used for the manufacture of
creams, lotions, masks.
Thermal waters have medical
SOURCES OF FRESH WATER FOR
Bottled water always
The most famous
companies which use
water for bottling are
Jurajska, Żywiec Zdrój
Beautiful water places in
Every year many Polish people spend their free time by
The most popular places :
Masurian Lakes Districts
MASURIAN LAKES DISTRICT
Located in the northern part of Poland, the Masurian Lake
district is also often called “ A land of a thousand lakes”. It
has the biggest concentration of lakes in Poland, with
15% of area covered by water.
The region includes the largest lake in Poland called Śniardwy. The resort
towns include the most popular Giżycko and Mikołajki, Węgorzewo, Ryn, Pisz
and Iława. Giżycko is located on the shore of Lake Niegocin.
Masurian Lake District is the area known for its pure, unspoilt nature. The
Łuknajno Lake nature reserve (part of Masurian Landscape Park) is a
protected wetland site under the Ramsar convention, as well as being
designated by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve.
It is a navigable waterway in the
province of Warmia and Mazury,
running five ramps that allow you to
quickly overcome the sections
between the lakes and the difference
in water level. There are channel,
where ships, instead of flowing on
water, glide through the grass.
Outside the United States there is no
the same around the world.
In the first week of July we can meet
Polish celebrities of film, theatre and
television walking down the
promenade of stars. The Promenade
was founded in 1996, when the first
Star Festival celebrities left their
handprints in the pavement. It is
modeled on Hollywood Boulevard
and Avenue of Stars in Cannes. It's
the largest such festival this side of
The Hel Peninsula
This is a 35-km-long peninsula in
northern Poland separating the
Bay of Puck from the open Baltic
Sea. Hel is a popular tourist
destination. Other towns, ports,
and tourist resorts are Jurata,
Jastarnia, Kuźnica, Chałupy, and
Władysławowo. This is an
important center for water
Most popular water
sport in Poland is
swimming. We’ve got a
lot swimming pools and
aquaparks here. The
swimmers of all time
Korzeniowski and Otylia
Jędrzejczak. They won a
lot of competitions
around the world.
Doing sport and
nature sightseeing at
the same time.
Canoeing is very
popular in Poland
especially in the
summer or spring.
Even young people
with their families
like doing it for
Participants must go
the longest jump
from the ski jump.
We have many very
good ski jumpers for
Małysz, Kamil Stoch,
CROSS COUNTRY - SKIING
We have a great
who has been
2000. Kowalczyk is
a double Olympic
Champion and a
Sailing is a discipline
and water tourism
can be divided into
racing and tourism
marine and yacht and