Tourist attractions

Nowa Pasłęka and Stara Pasłęka

Nowa Pasłęka and Stara Pasłęka are two villages on both sides of the river, connected by a bridge together. Visitors should see the small historic church of Our Lady of Mercy, built in 1924-26.
In the area there are several wild beaches of the Vistula Lagoon covered by reeds. Expand lowland, surrounding wetlands have created these two villages very favorable conditions for the unique vegetation, birds and wildlife. These areas are crossed by concrete roads are interesting and good place for nature watchers, ornithologists, photographers, painters, runners, cyclists and Nordic walking enthusiasts.

Through Nowa Pasłęka runs the longest in Poland, having almost two thousand kilometers bicycle route Green Velo, for which dedicated a separate tab on our website see more >>.
At a distance of 5 km north is the border with Russia, specifically with the Kaliningrad Oblast.
A 15-minute car ride to the border crossing Gronowo – Mamonowo.
Guests planning an extended stay in our surroundings, we recommend to purchase the Russian tourist visa and explore distant 70 km, the beautiful city of Kaliningrad, which is the former Königsberg.

Braniewo – 7 km

Worth seeing:

  • Basilica of St. Catherine (1343-1442), Cathedral Street,
  • The chapel of St. Roch, Olsztyńska Street,
  • Church of St. Anthony, Królewiecka Street,
  • Church of St. Trinity, Kosciuszki Street (now the Greek Catholic Church),
  • Convent of the Sisters of St. Catherine, Moniuszki Street,
  • City Walls over the river Pasłęka,
  • Hospice for converts, Botaniczna Street (now the headquarters of the International Education Center of the University of Warmia and Mazury),
  • Tower, Freedom Square (now there is a seat of Warmia and Mazury Association of Raiders of Monuments and Militari, including exposure to things that searchers managed to find the district Braniewo),
  • Orthodox church. Transfiguration Wspólna Street,
  • Zoological and botanical garden, Botaniczna Street,
  • Historic complex of the National Stud Farm, now the City Centre of Sport,
  • Amphitheatre.

Frombork 9 – 17 km
(Track excursion on the Vistula Lagoon and the River Baude 9 km,
county road through Braniewo -17 km).
Frombork is a small but beautiful and cozy town and one of the biggest attractions of the region.
This is where Nicolaus Copernicus lived and created his great work “On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres”, here also they buried the remains of the great astronomer.

Worth seeing:

  • Sailors Tower of the fifteenth century,
  • Nicolaus Copernicus Museum,
  • Gothic cathedral of the fourteenth century (with the tomb of Nicolaus Copernicus),
  • Tower of Copernicus,
  • Fragments of the Barbican,
  • Tower of Radziejowski, in which is the Foucault pendulum,
  • Observatory on Mount Żurawia,
  • The Old pier,
  • Nicolaus Copernicus Monument,
  • Church of St. Nicholas,
  • The old buildings of the Hospital of St. Spirit and the Chapel of St. Anna – Museum of the History of Medicine,
  • Tower water supply from the sixteenth century., Rebuilt in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries,
  • Wayside chapel of St. George, Braniewska Street,
  • Houses of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

In Frombork, on the Vistula Lagoon, is a city beach with swimming area.
In the summer you can take a boat on the Vistula Spit and visit the Baltic Sea beaches. The destination port is Krynica Morska.

Pieniężno – 35 km

Worth seeing:

  • Church of Sts. Peter and Paul from the fourteenth century,
  • Warmia Chapter Castle of the fourteenth century,
  • Town Hall of XIV-XV century,
  • Museum of Ethnography runs by Priests Divine Word Missionaries,
  • Railway bridge with a height of 30 meters and a length of 160 m from the mid-twentieth century on Wałsza,
  • The Water tower from 1905,
  • Monument of the Soviet General Ivan Chernyakhovsky,
  • The monastery of priests Divine Word Missionaries,
  • Greek Catholic Church. St. Michael,
  • Statue of John Paul II.

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