Warmia-Mazury associated primarily with wonderful lakes and vast forests – landscape known all over the world. Qualities region but are not limited only to beautiful nature – Warmia and Masuria is also a very interesting region in terms of culture. The turbulent history of the land complicated the fate of their inhabitants reminds a lot of unusual objects.
Masuria are also known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes. In fact, water reservoirs is much more – over 2,000 lakes larger than 1 ha. The waters cover more than 7% of the region, and lakes and rivers connected by canals create picturesque waterways. In terms of nature undoubtedly stands out Masurian Lake District – the largest in Poland, a team of lakes connected by canals. It is here that are Sniardwy (with an area of 113.8 km2) and Mamry (with an area of 104.4 km2) – the largest reservoirs in Poland. Lake District Mragowo, one of the most beautiful places Mazur, they are not quite as big as the Great Land, but certainly equally picturesque. They typically have elongated shape and steep banks, there are also profound. It is on the Mrągowo Lake District is home to some of the deepest lakes of Warmia and Mazury: Babięty Big (65.0 m) and Piłakno (56.6 m). Ilawa Lake District, in the western part of the province, stands while Jeziorak – the longest lake in Poland (27 km). Jeziorak Lake connects to the Elblag Canal, and further – with the river Elblag and the Vistula Lagoon, acting portion of the well-known waterway.