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Lakes, Augustow

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Wigry is a lake located in north-eastern part of Poland, in Podlaskie Voivodeship.Wigry lake is situated in the forests of the Augustów Wilderness - trees grow on about 80% of its shoreline. There are 19 smaller and bigger islands on the lake, in its waters thrive as many as 26 species of fish including pike, trout and bass. The lake and its adjacent area belong to the Wigry National Park which means there are several regulations which ought to be respected by tourists. Wigry is also regarded as the so-called “zone of silence”. Tents and bonfires are allowed only in designated areas.The lake is revered by canoeing and yachting aficionados. Wigry, as well as the Czarna Hańcza River, are part of a famous canoe trail of John Paul II.Wigry is also the name of a Polish youth bicycle popular in the 1970s and the 1980s, as well as the name of a Polish 3rd Division soccer team - Wigry Suwałki.
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  • We were in the middle of July at the Lakes to the North of the city, road to Lithuania. We had bad luck with the weather and it was an overcast day, so we could not take advantage of the beach or swim. Nevertheless, there is a service of hidropelades and canoes and us the pasmar you big. Then we take a coffee on the terrace of the restaurant boat that is moored at the shore. On a sunny day, it has to be a great place to enjoy nature.
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  • This place is for nature and countryside fans, many forests surrounding, lakes. In spring and summer you can rent boats, or just buy ticket and take a short trip. It is really awsome instead of going ...  more »
  • A beautiful landscape with a Lake on the other, deep forests, but also good restaurants and bars. For anglers, hikers and an absolute must.
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