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4The unique beauty of this area stems from the combination of natural environmental conditions, geographic location, and exceptionally rich cultural heritage. Concentration of exceptional sites in a single area contributes to the County's attractiveness. These sites include, in particular: the Ostróda-Elbląg Canal and the historic battlefield of Grunwald.

The County’s assets, which annually attract thousands of tourists from Poland and abroad, also include: well-developed tourism infrastructure, the longest water-ski lift in Poland, full-size canoe track, dozens of marked hiking trails, amphitheatre, stadium, extensive and diverse accommodation base as well as a wide range of cultural and sporting events.
This creates the necessary conditions for tourism and economic development in the tourism sector.


Enthusiasts of active leisure can choose from dozens of scenic marked hiking trails of varying difficulty, leading through forests and lakes, near other magnificent sights. The educational nature trails in Dylewskie Hills Landscape Park and the Taborskie Pines Nature Reserve are highly recommended as well. Beautiful ribbon lakes and picturesque water trails, such as: Ostróda-Elbląg Canal, Drwęca River or Wel River, are perfect for enthusiasts of canoeing, motor boating or sailing. This charming landscape can also be admired on horseback, from a number of riding trails, available all year long. Fans of winter sports can practice cross-country and downhill skiing on the Dylewskie Hills. The "Grunwald Loop" and the "Elbląg Canal Trail" are two professionally prepared car trails, enabling visitors to gain thorough knowledge of the entire County and surrounding neighbourhoods.

Gallery: Attractiveness of the County to Tourists