Kazimierz Dolny – the colony of artists and Renaissance

Kazimierz Dolny is a picturesque small town by Vistula river, 60 kilometers from Lublin and more than two-hour drive from Warsaw (almost 150 kilometers; you can easily get here by bus). This unique place not only has its medieval history (a castle from 14th century) but also a rich history of the time of Renaissance.…

Lublin – the City of Inspiration

Lublin is the biggest city situated on the east bank of the Vistula river, about two hours drive from Warsaw (you can easily get here by train or by bus; map). In short words: more than 300 000 inhabitants, five universities and beautiful, picturesque Old Town. You’ll find here spectacular and important monuments of art…

Zamość – the Reneissance town (UNESCO)

Following the spectacular places of the World Heritage List let’s visit Zamość. It was founded in 16th century as the private property of the chancellor Jan Zamoysky. The city structure was modelled on the Italian, Reneissance theories of the “ideal city”. It is often called the “Pearl of the Renaissance”, “Padua of the North” or…

Towns & villages

Old wooden houses or picturesque towns? Ancient churches and castles or gardens full of colors? You won’t have to choose! Soon you’ll fall in love with places in eastern Poland.