©

Ostroda trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Ostroda

(3/5 based on 30+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: historic sites
Ostróda is a town in Ostróda County in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in Poland, with 33,191 inhabitants as of December 31, 2009. It lies in the Masurian Lake District and is a growing tourist site owing to its relaxing natural surroundings.HistoryAt the site of an original Old Prussian settlement on an island at the river delta where the Drwęca river flows into Lake Drwęca the town of Ostróda evolved. In 1270 the Teutonic Order began constructing wooden earthworks to control the original settlement as well as defend the initial Mazurian and German settlers. The knights named the new town Osterode after Osterode am Harz in Lower Saxony, Germany (now a sister city with Ostróda). Between 1349-1370 the Order replaced the wood-and-earth fort with a stone castle. The town, whose charter traditionally dates to 1335, quickly became a regional administrative center for the Order.After the Battle of Grunwald in 1410, Klaus von Döhringen conquered Osterode's castle and delivered the town to the victorious Władysław II of Poland. The Polish king brought the body of Ulrich von Jungingen there before travelling to besiege Marienburg (Malbork); the regrouping Teutonic Knights recaptured Ostróda a few months later.
Use our Poland itinerary planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Ostroda.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Ostroda

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Ostroda

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Ostroda:
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, beaches, nightlife
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Museums, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, fun & games
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Warmia-Masuria Province

3 days in Mikolajki BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA March, kids, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Poland, Lithuania & Latvia BY A USER FROM ESTONIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Mikolajki & Gizycko BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Poland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Poland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Latvia, Lithuania & Poland BY A USER FROM ESTONIA June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Poland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Northern Poland BY A USER FROM NORWAY April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Poland & Berlin BY A USER FROM GREECE March, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Poland, Berlin & Athens BY A USER FROM GREECE March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Poland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Olsztyn, Gdansk & Gdynia BY A USER FROM POLAND April, teens, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News