What about visiting Warmia and Masuria region in winter?
There are numerous reasons why you should visit Warmia and Masuria at any time of the year. Although tourists come here mainly in summer to relax by the lakes, there are also various attractions that will encourage you to book a winter stay in the region.
Masuria is mainly associated with sailing. When the lakes are frozen, ice skaitng enthusiasts can go ice sailing, instead. However, it is a sport that requires a lot of skills.
You had better acquire and improve your skills at the schools, which usually operate at iceboat equipment rentals. An example of this type of activity is Gospoda pod Czarnym Łabędziem in Rydzewo
If you prefer to spend your time actively in winter, but on land, in Warmia and Masuria you will find many opportunities for cross-country skiing. The winter sceneries of the region and the hilly terrain allow you to admire the beauty of nature as well as take up challenges related to improving your health condition. The Wiartel Ski Village is a particularly friendly place for cross-country skiing lovers.
An alternative to cross-country skiing is downhill skiing. There are several resorts in the region with ski lifts and snow-covered slopes: Kurza Góra in Kurzętnik, The Beautiful Mountain in Gołdap, The Mountain of Four Winds in Mrągowo, The Okrągłe Masuria Resort near Wydminy, The Gołębiewski Hotel in Mikołajki, Kartasiówka in Ruś near Olsztyn, Zielony Zakątek in Lubstynek.
Should these suggestions prove to be insufficient, look around for more traditional entertainment, such as sleigh rides. These forms of active recreation are frequently offered by agritourism farms, which are abundant in Warmia and Masuria region. In such farms you can also spend the night and eat well. Many of them also allow you to get familiar with domestic and farm animals.
The idea of a sleigh ride and a bonfire in winter scenery will be perfect when we want to organize a family trip or a company retreat. Horse riding enthusiasts can find studs in our region that offer the possibility of horse riding lessons. You can rest here and find accommodation also in winter. An example may be the Pajtuński Młyn Horse-riding Centre in the Purda commune near Olsztyn.
These are only some of the proposals that can become an inspiration for enjoyable and active holidays in Warmia and Masuria region in winter. Regardless of the selected form of activity, please remember to adjust your clothes to the weather conditions and to follow the safety rules.
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