Welcome in Lublin – European Youth Capital!

Poland is a country with a rich cultural and natural heritage, making it an attractive tourist destination.

Here are 10 sentences about the tourist attractions of Poland:

  1. Poland boasts many historic cities such as Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, and Wroclaw, which have preserved their architecture and atmosphere.
  2. In the Tatra Mountains, one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Europe, tourists can enjoy hiking, skiing, and breathtaking views.
  3. Poland is known for its wealth of castles and palaces, such as the Royal Castle in Warsaw and Wawel Castle in Krakow.
  4. Poland offers picturesque landscapes, including the Masurian Lakes, Bieszczady, Suwalki Landscape Park, and many other natural areas.
  5. The Baltic Sea offers beautiful beaches and seaside resorts, such as Sopot and Kolobrzeg.
  6. Poland's folk culture is fascinating, encompassing folklore, music, dances, and culinary traditions.
  7. Poland is also known for its unique cuisine, including pierogi, kielbasa, bigos, and other culinary delights.
  8. Bialowieza is one of the last places on Earth where you can encounter European bison in the wild.
  9. Many tourists are drawn to Auschwitz-Birkenau to understand the history of the Holocaust and commemorate the victims.
  10. Poland hosts numerous festivals and cultural events throughout the year, from the Gdynia Film Festival to various music and art festivals.

Lublin is the largest and most dynamically developing city in the eastern part of the Vistula River. It captivates tourists with its rich history, culture, and nature. The beautiful Old Town is the heart of Lublin, where the past blends with the present. Picturesque townhouses and charming streets allow tourists to feel the atmosphere of bygone centuries. One of Lublin's most important and recognizable symbols is Lublin Castle, an impressive structure proudly overlooking the city and offering magnificent views of the surroundings.

For history and culture enthusiasts, ideal places to visit include the Museum of the Lublin Village, one of the largest open-air museums in Poland. Here, the heritage of the region reflects the spirit of rural life from the past. The Botanical Garden is also a perfect place for walks, offering a vast and well-maintained space filled with plant life from various corners of the world, which can transform into a fairy-tale land in winter.

The city also attracts many pilgrims to places like the Archcathedral of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist or the Dominican Friars' Monastery. Lublin holds great academic significance and in 2023 proudly bears the title of "European Youth Capital." Numerous festivals, fairs, and cultural events attract many young people to Lublin. Visitors can experience the acclaimed Lublin regional cuisine at the annual Jagiellonian Fair, where traditional dishes such as cebularz and forszmak are popular.

Not only does culture play a significant role, but also sports are highly regarded here. Lublin is home to many teams competing at the highest levels, some of which, like women's basketball, speedway, and handball, have national championships to their name. International events are also not in short supply, with Lublin recently hosting the FIBA 3x3 U23 World Championships.

AZS UMCS Lublin, the team competing with you in the prestigious Women's EuroLeague, warmly invites you to visit both Poland and Lublin.


    Rafał Małys
    Date of addition
    30 October 2023