The northern part of the Suwałki region situated on the eastern Green Velo route is part of the biker's paradise of the Suwałki Region and Augustów Forest.
It is a "fairy-tale land" not only because of its amazing landscapes, hills interspersed with lakes and rivers (e.g. the Czarna Hańcza, Rospuda or the Szeszupa), it is also a place inhabited by dwarfs and boasts fairy-tale villages and many tourist attractions one must see! Welcome to the Polish pole of cold – a place for lovers of skiing, snowboarding and sleigh rides!
Suwalski Landscape Park with Lake Hańcza, the deepest Polish lake, unique Castle Hill in Szurpiły, a former abode of the mysterious Yotvingian tribe, movie-like landscapes, Cisowa Hill - the symbol of the region, and the Yotvingian Fortress rope park .
Hundreds beds on offer in Suwałki and surrounding area in hotels (in Suwałki e.g. atmospheric LOFT 1898, modern Logos), licenced pensions (Folwark Hutta), historical Kordegarda in Dowspuda, numerous farmstays (e.g. Leśna Dolina, Na wzgórzu, Ośrodek SOWA, and rooms that can be rented at the Suwałki Chamber of Agriculture and Tourism and Wigry Tourist Association), or places at the Eurocamping in Suwałki.
We recommend many restaurants with excellent cuisine, and our regional specialty - rennet cheeses from "Macierzanka" Association - delicacy from the Polish pole of cold (near Wiżajny).
Thousands kilometres of marked tourist trails, developed leisure facilities and biker friendly routes.
Do you want to learn more?
Are you going to plan a wonderful holiday?
Contact our tourist information centres:
Wigierski PN w Krzywem: www.wigry.org.pl/index_en.html
Suwalski LP in Turtul: www.spk.org.pl;
Wigry Museum in Stary Folwark: www.wigry.org.pl/mw/index.php;
Wigry Tourist Association in Stary Folwark: www.wigry-info.pl;
Tourist Service Centre KORDEGARDA w Dowspudzie: www.kordegarda.dowspuda.pl.
Suwałki Region - visit by bike, car, narrow-gauge railway, kayak, ship, on foot or skis - any way you prefer!
Suwałki Tourist Organization welcomes all visitors!