Kostrzyn nad Odrą Travel and Tourist Guide

Kostrzyn nad Odrą

Kostrzyn nad Odrą Coat of ArmsKostrzyn nad Odrą Travel and Tourist Guide – Kostrzyn nad Odrą is a place in west-central Poland in the province of Lubuskie. In Polish Województwo Lubuskie. There is another place called Kostrzyn in the province of Wielkopolskie.

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Kostrzyn nad Odrą Travel and Tourist Guide

Poland Travel Guide Information

This is a travel and tourist guide about the country of Polska which is located in central Europe. You are very welcome to visit our site and we hope that you will enjoy the experience.

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Accommodation in Kostrzyn nad Odrą

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.

If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the accommodation directly as we do not take commission and we take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if we were to include it here.

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Activities & Attractions in Kostrzyn nad Odrą

Poland is a country with a large variety of landscapes, a place where you can experience all four seasons. This provides the visitor with many opportunities for adventure and different activities and visiting attractions, whether you enjoy the mountains, lakes, rivers or the beaches you will find something that suits you.

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Geography of Kostrzyn nad Odrą

Kostrzyn nad Odrą is a town in the Lubuskie Province, Gorzów County, covering an area of 4,617 hectares, inhabited by 18,500 residents.

Kostrzyn lies at the mouth of the Rivers Odra and Warta, in the western part of the Gorzowska basin, right on the national border with Germany. Located in the province of Lubuskie the city is situated on the rivers Oder, Warta and Postomią.

To the north, it borders with the municipalities of Boleszkowice and Debno, from the south with the municipalities of Górzyca and Slonsk, to the west lies the German district of Märkisch – Oderland. Geographical location and accessibility of Kostrzyn is no doubt one of its greatest economic strengths. Being a border town only 75 km from the capital of Germany, Berlin and with the Oder and Warta rivers crossing land and river routes.

The towns railway station was opened in October 12, 1857 on two levels which result from the construction of a railway line on the other Kostrzyn connecting directly with Szczecin, Wrocław, Katowice, Bydgoszcz and Warsaw. Thanks to the system of rivers and canals it is possible to link major cities both in Poland and Germany.

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Museums in Kostrzyn nad Odrą

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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Museums

Museum of the Fortress Küstrin

Museum of the Fortress KüstrinThe Museum of the Fortress Küstrin is only one of it’s kind in this part of Poland and Europe. Today, only the ruins and wild nature are left of the old Town and the proud Fortress of Küstrin dating from the 16th century. Küstrin was destroyed in 1945 and not rebuilt.

The ruins of the old town, the so called “Pompeii of Kostrzyn”, with its preserved infrastructure of streets, its pavements and the relics of the castle, the church and the tenements, may be visited independently from dawn till dusk. We offer guided tours of the old town and the fortress of Küstrin in Polish, English and in German upon appointment throughout the year.

Beyond that there is a modern exhibition, with a lot of multimedia of the Bastion Philip, which offers chosen aspects of the history of the fortress city Kostrzyn (Küstrin).

The current hours of opening of the Museum and the Tourist Information at the Berlin Gate, can be found on our website.

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Muzeum Twierdzy Kostrzyn
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Places to Eat in Kostrzyn nad Odrą

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

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Tourist Information in Kostrzyn nad Odrą

Poland Travel Guide – This web site will eventually have tourist information on most of the places in Polska. Being a web site you will be able to access the information on most digital platforms, including your laptop, personal computer or a mobile phone.

Tourist organisations are welcome to contact us for details on how to display their information on Kostrzyn nad Odrą Travel and Tourist Guide.

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

It is one of the oldest tourist societies in Europe and was was created by the merger of two societies: Polish Tatry Society (1873) and Polish Country Lovers Society (1906).

Official Tourist Information Centres in Poland are divided into 1*, 2*, 3* and 4* Certified and Non-Certified. All Certified Tourist Centres provide information in one or more foreign languages and have an expanded range of services as compared to the Non-Certified.

Tourist Information

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Kostrzyn ul. Graniczna 2, 66-470 Kostrzyn nad Odrą Tourist Site
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Transport in Kostrzyn nad Odrą

The Zielona Góra passenger airport is situated in Babimost. With communication links to European North-South and East-West routes. Owing to it’s geographical location, there are future plans for it’s development as a European cargo airport. Currently there is one passenger flight to Warsaw each day and summer time fights to Gdansk operated by SprintAir

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e-podroznik.pl Bus & Train Timetables www.e-podroznik.pl
Zielona Góra/Babimost Airport Airport www.lotnisko.lubuskie.pl
Przewozy Regionalne Railways www.przewozyregionalne.pl

Websites of Kostrzyn nad Odrą

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Urząd Miasta Kostrzyn nad Odrą ul. Graniczna 2, 66-470 Kostrzyn nad Odrą Official Site

Regional Links

Province

The Lubuskie Voivodship was created in 1999 and is located in the west of Poland.

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Places in Province

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

Places in Province

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