Augustow Travel Guide

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Augustow Things to Do

  • Open - chapel in Studziennicza

    Open air chapel is more or less looking more Buddhist than Catholic. I haven’t found any information about this place, but as there was chance to see, it is very popular for photos making, especially for important occasions (weddings, so on).

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  • Sanctuarium of Holy Mary

    Sanctuary of Holy Mary is known as here John Paul II was praying and telling sermon.There is miraculous well nearby sanctuary, consisting of deep well and St. Maria figure.

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  • John Paul II sculpture

    The sculpture in Studziennicza site was built after 1999, when John Paul II visited Augustow. The sculpture is quite realistic, showing Pope entering the bank of this site.John Paul II was a Pope of Polish nationality. At his time of serving the Catholic Church there was much of improvements made. Actually lot of spaces he visited (Vilnius...

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  • Augustow channel

    Augustow channel probably is the most popular spot in town and in whole region of Poland. It was dug at the first half of 19th century. It connected river-basins of Nemunas and Vistula. The length of Augustow channel is 101,2 kilometres, about 20 kilometres are in Belarusian side. The popularity of channel is increased due to very nice landscape...

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  • Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    Eclectic style church of the Sacret Heart of Jesus was built in 1905 – 1911. Two spired church is beautifully visible from Augustow channel. Possibly it is the oldest remaining church in Augustow.

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  • Active Rest

    Kayaking at th north-east of Poland, Lithuania, Belarus. A lot of fun , adventurer trips. With proffesional team you can travel for 1-day, weekend or couple days. If you are beginner, professional, doesnt matter. You can discover the most beautiful kayaking trails this part of Poland:-with easy trails, meandering among meadows and wildwoods of...

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  • Bazylika Pnmiejsza Pod

    Bazylika Mnmiejsza Pod Wezwaniem Najœwiêtszego Serca Jezusowego This is another shot of the front facede of the main church of Augustow. This strong white church looks nice. Please notice ho beautiful the contrast if simetry in this facede just gives it a wonderful touch. The round rosacea in the middle with the vertical windos aside.

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  • Jazioro Biale in Augustow

    This is the lake where Augustow is located. This lake goes all the way northeast to the villages of Przewiez and Studzieniczna in the district of Augustowska. To go north you have to pass a bridge above the lake near to the town museum.

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  • Houses in centre square

    This is ho the west part of the centre square looks like. This for me, is te one that looks better. This center square is not all fancy due to the new consructions but still this houses you see there dont look that bad and just reveile that you are in fact in a small country side town in the lost part north of poland.

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  • Warszawa

    1 Zdrojowa Street, Augustow 16-300

  • Delfin

    81 Turystyczna St., Augustow 16-300

Augustow Restaurants

  • Great Polish Food

    RESTAURANTIn the winter time there is nothing like a glass of mulled wine and fire dancing at the fireplace. The "Mysliwska" Restaurant, with a fireplace, offers excellent dishes of regional, wild game and European cuisines. A variety of dishes will definitely satisfy even the most refined tastes. The Chef especially recommends fish dishes, wild...

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  • Centre square

    You can have a quick snack in one of the local patisseries on the south side of the square. there are a few places from which you can chose from. salad and vegetable soop.

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Augustow Transportation

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    Check out this wensite for more information on buses to/from Augustow.
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Augustow Local Customs

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    The Children playground near the museum is a place where you can see local people taking their children. This is not a childrens playground but in fact a small theme park with some other things to do.

    This is located on the road heading out of town going nort to Suwalki.

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Augustow Tourist Traps

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    by Raimix Updated Feb 8, 2010

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    Nnear the structure, where water – level is changed dog was hovering around to get some food. Actually here all touristic ferries had to stop and wait until water level changes, so dog that time was happy to get some food from ferries. The same happened when ferry was going back to Augustow town again.

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Augustow Off The Beaten Path

  • Centre of Europe - Suchowola

    Suchowola is one of places, called as centre of Europe. Actually there are a few such centers – in Lithuania, Ukraine, Slovakia... Possibly, every research method to fix centre is different, conception of Europe’s territory is considerable matter as well.The place was known as centre of Europe even from 18th century, when Polish geographers...

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  • Augustow Canal sounds great!

    This following information I took from a tourist website from poland. What is coming next is information I took from somewhere else. not my text not my personal info:"...The Augustow Canal takes us directly north from the Biebrza Marshes to the Great Augustow Forest and the Suwalki Lake District. Around 100 km long (80 km. within Polish territory),...

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  • Channels and lakes, explored by ferry

    When visiting Augustow we took a few hours trip by Augustow channel to Studziennicza and back. Actually this was a part of trip that was made by John Paul II.The ferry was not so big and new, bet quite cosy, with a bar inside. The music, when taking tour, was quite various – from classics to booming gipsy songs in Polish language.

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  • Centre town garden

    Centre town garden located on the center square of Augustow. there is nothing much going on during the day but Friday nights some youngsters come out to drink in the garden.

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