Kazimierz Dolny Travel and Tourist Guide

Kazimierz Dolny

Kazimierz Dolny Travel and Tourist Guide – Kazimierz Dolny is a place in south eastern central Poland in the province of Lubelskie. The town of Kazimierz Dolny situated on the right bank of the river Vistula is regarded as one of the most beautiful towns in the country being located in the region of Lubelskie in Poland, on the Lublin plateau.

Nearby are the Loess Hills. Kazimierz Dolny includes the town and 14 parishes. The population is about 7,300, of whom 2,300 reside in the town itself. Kazimierz Dolny covers over 72.5 sq. km with the town covering 30.4 sq.km.

Due to it’s attractive position, much history, picturesque medieval houses, interesting architecture and a good climate, the town of Kazimierz Dolny is known throughout Poland and abroad as a tourist center where guests can relax and enjoy their holidays. There are a number of hotels, boarding houses and restaurants just waiting to be enjoyed by thoses visiting the area. The historic architecture and the attractive position of Kazimierz together with the surrounding countryside continue to pull visitors from Poland and further afield. In 1994 the President of the Polish Republic published a decree naming Kazimierz Dolny a centre of historical importance.

With little industrial activites in the local area, flora and fauna is allowed to flourish and some rare species can be found in the area. In order to protect these as well as the historic buildings, a “Landscape Park” was created in 1979. Nine important areas have been designated as nature reserves. One of them is called “Krowia Wyspa” (Cows Island) and is a breeding area for water birds of many kinds. The park is accsessible to walkers who can use the many footpaths that have been created to encourage visitors to walk around and enjoy the lovely views and the surrounding countryside.

The town centre with it’s market square and adjacent streets where visitors can take in the sights and admire the renaissance buildings. From the “Baszta” (Tower), you can see the ruins of the castle and the “Hill of the Three Crosses”, and enjoy a panoramic view of the town. During the holiday season the townn hosts a number of performances such as the all Polish Festival of Orchestras and Folk Singers. There are concerts in the local Parish Church, a vintage car rally, a film and arts festival, and a ‘students’ song festival.

The town most likely takes it’s name from, ‘King Casimir (Kazimierz) the Just’,from the 12th centary. It became prosperous under the reign of, ‘Casimir the Great’, at the turn of the 17th century through the trading of grain. Until World War II it had a sizeable Jewish population including artists, writers and film directors.

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Poland Travel Guide Information

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Accommodation in Kazimierz Dolny

You will find the full range of accommodation in this town from the most luxurious five star hotels with up to date and modern amenities to pensions (a type of guest house or boarding house) and rooms or apartments at very reasonable prices. Some of the larger towns and cities will also have hostels.

If you prefer to stay in a more rural location there are a number of “Agro” style of accommodation places on farms and in the countryside plus there may be camp sites nearby.

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Activities & Attractions in Kazimierz Dolny

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Geography of Kazimierz Dolny

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Museums in Kazimierz Dolny

Polska is full of history and the Polish are great lovers of knowledge of the past so you will find many museums in the country, whether it be a folk, military, science, skansen, transport or any other type.

Poland has a long history and has been an important trading route that has been invaded by many different groups over the past 1,000 years. Museums are a great way to explore the nations history about the inhabitants of the land in the past, their lives and customs.

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Places to Eat in Kazimierz Dolny

There are many restaurants covering the usual pizza to those offering local Polish traditional and regional cuisine.

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Tourist Information in Kazimierz Dolny

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PTTK – Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society is a non-profit organisation that you will find in many places in Poland.

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Province

The Lubelskie Voivodship was created in 1999 and is located in central south east Poland.

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Places in Province

The cities, towns and villages of the region of Lubelskie.

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Kazimierz Dolny Travel and Tourist Guide – Lubelskie – Poland Travel Guide

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