Known as Mazowieckie in Polish, the region of Masovia is located in the east-central area of Poland, with the city of Plock as its capital.Plock is a city steeped in fascinating history and brimming with culture. One of the main attractions in Masovia is the Kampinos National Park. This wonderful park full of wildlife was created in 1959 and was first listed by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve in 2000. Pine trees grow throughout the park and visitors will see beavers, moose, lynx and eighty three species of endangered animals in the park. Visitors to the park are allowed to walk and cycle through the park and ski in winter. The skiing season in Masovia runs from March to December. The two main ski resorts in Masovia are Kazomierz Dolny and Nalecozw, both of which have ideal skiing conditions during the skiing season including fantastic venues for Après Ski. If you love skiing regions like in Encamp and Vorarlberg, you should try the pistes in Masovia, too.
The best time to visit Masovia for a beach holiday is from May to September when temperatures can reach between 30 and 35 degrees. The air can be a little humid except near the beach where the air is a little cooler and fresher.One of the most well-known cities is Masovia is Warsaw which is one of the most cultural and historic cities in Europe. Warsaw is full of historical monuments, art galleries and museums as well as fantastic shops and restaurants serving cuisine from all over the world. Warsaw is also home to the amazing Botanical Gardens and the famous Lazienki Park. This beautiful seventeenth century park is very popular destination for a Sunday stroll but never seems crowded despite being so popular, as it is so big! Formerly private gardens for Stanislaw August Poniatowski the last king of Poland these beautiful gardens are still full of wonderful palaces and mansions as well as restaurants and shops. To make the best of a visit to Lazienki Park visitors should plan to spend a complete day there.
Accommodation is available throughout Masovia to suit every taste as budget, such as villas in Masovia and Masovia apartments. The biggest factor in choosing accommodation is to decide when to visit Masovia! For a skiing holiday amazing chalets are available which will sleep from two to eight people comfortably. The skiing season in Masovia is from December until March.For accommodation during the summer season, villas in Masovia and Masovia apartments are also available. From small historical houses to huge modern villas and apartments which are centrally located, the only problem a visitor will have is deciding which property to rent! Villas in Masovia and Masovia apartments can be rented at very competitive rates.
Other places, which offer a wide range of holiday activties in summer and winter are: