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The varied landscape of the Wielkopolska Province is ideal for for active leisure. Local forests and lakes belong to some of the most beautiful in the country. Tourists are enticed by the numerous natural landscape parks established particularly for them, walking routes, bicycle trails, many enchanting historic mansions and residences. If this is not enough, the historical monuments in the region’s capital city, Poznan, and the oldest city in Poland – Gniezno – are a must-see.
Did you know that...
Krzysztof Arciszewski, who wrote some fascinating memoirs, was born in Rogalinek. He learned and described the customs of the Tapuja tribe, whose funeral ceremonies involved eating their deceased relatives, while serving in the Spanish army. Arciszewski's notes are the only extant records of the existence of this tribe.