Świdnik Travel and Tourist Guide

Świdnik

Świdnik Coat of ArmsŚwidnik Travel and Tourist Guide – Świdnik is a place in south eastern central Poland in the province of Lubelskie. Świdnik is a town in eastern Poland with about 42,000 inhabitants, situated in the Lublin Voivodeship about 13 km south east of the 9th largest city in Poland, Lublin.

It is the capital of the powiat, Świdnik County. Świdnik belongs to the historic province of Lesser Poland, and was first mentioned in historical records in the year 1392. It remained a village until the end of the 19th century when it began to develop as a spa, due to its good location and climate. Świdnik received city rights in 1954.

In the early Middle Ages, the area of Świdnik was under the authority of a Castellan from Lublin. The location of the current town use to have three villages: Adampol, Świdnik and Krępiec (the name of the town itself was later taken from the village which was located in the immediate vicinity of the PZL Świdnik factory).

The city is known for WSK PZL Swidnik helicopters, producing the; PZL W-3 Sokol, Anaconda and SW-4, and in former times the Mi-1 (previously known as the SM-1) and also WSK motorcycles.

Świdnik is also known for its colony of Gophers living at the airport, which are an endangered species and therefore are protected.

There are other villages named Świdnik in Poland.

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Świdnik 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 Świdnik

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 Świdnik

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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Museums in Świdnik

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 Świdnik

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

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Tourist Information in Świdnik

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Tourist organisations are welcome to contact us for details on how to display their information on Świdnik 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.

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e-podroznik.pl Bus & Train Timetables www.e-podroznik.pl
Lublin Airport Airport www.airport.lublin.pl
Przewozy Regionalne Railways www.przewozyregionalne.pl

Websites of Świdnik

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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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