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...more
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...more
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...more
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.more
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.more
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...more
Check out this wensite for more information on buses to/from Augustow.
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.
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.
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...more
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),...more
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.more