Our comfortable and modern vacation apartment
(flat) is the
ideal base for a vacation
in western Poland and/or Central Europe. Renting our apartment allows guests the opportunity to enjoy the full beauty of
nature, forests, lakes, romantic and timeless Polish villages, Polish culture and
Poland. The apartment (flat) is located right in the centre of the small
and attractive lakeside town of Lubniewice in the province of Lubuskie.
Prior to 1945 the town was known as Konigswalde and was part of the
Prussian province of Neumark/East Brandenburg, Germany.
Our apartment is available for holiday let and rental throughout the year
and has its own
separate direct entrance, a large living-room, fully equipped kitchen, bedroom,
bathroom, and large balcony. The apartment has been recently upgraded with
new kitchen, bathroom, and furniture.
The little town of Lubniewice is located in an area known as the Lubuskie Lake District
of the far west of Poland. The area is an excellent location for lovers
of nature, canoeing, horse-back riding, fishing, hiking & cycling. The area is also
dotted with many interesting historic sites of interest to lovers of
German and Polish history and culture. Lubniewice is a beautiful place to relax for you and your family.
Lubniewice is an excellent place to source good, healthy Polish food and
drink. Eating establishments in the town include a couple of very good restaurants, a pizzeria,
ice cream and fast food outlets, and a range of bars, offering
choice of local Polish food, vodka and beers. Should you wish to cook
your own food, Lubniewice has a daily street market selling locally
grown fresh fruit and vegetables and a selection of small traditional local shops. If you
want to eat for free, the forests which surround the town are full of
delicious wild mushrooms, blueberries, and game, such as wild boar and
Renting our self-catering, self-contained holiday apartment for a vacation
will allow you to get 'away from it all', but still leave visitors within easy reach of
the undoubted attractions of major cities like Berlin (Germany), Poznan,
Szczecin, and the lesser known cities of Gorzow Wlkp and Zielona Gora.
Day trip opportunities around Lubniewice include: the world's tallest
statue of Jesus in Swiebodzin; the nearby large city of Gorzów Wlkp with
its impressive range of shops, shopping centres, hypermarkets, bars, restaurants, night clubs,
Polish jazz club, and large
multiscreen cinema complex. Crystal-clear lakes; such as those in
the town itself, in nearby Lagow, and countless lesser known and little
explored locations. The
River Obra canoe trail. The impressive Miedzyzecz Underground Bunker and
Fortification system built by the Germans in the 1930s. Numerous castles and palaces.
There is an abundance of Polish, Jewish, and German history all around
the area. Old steam train
locomotive rides in Wolsztyn (the last fully-operational mainline steam
train depot in Europe). The world famous birdwatchers paradise, which is the Warta
Slonsk Wildife Reserve ... and much more. All this and the bright lights
of the large cities of Berlin, Poznan, and Szczecin, less than two hours drive
away. A detailed
Information Guide on the town of Lubniewice and photos of the apartment
itself can be sent to you on
request and a larger information file of
attractions and important things to see and do awaits you in our holiday
apartment. The owners speak English and live within easy reach of the rental apartment,
should you have any questions or need advice on what to see and do in
Watch a film about
some of the many 'active leisure' opportunities available in Lubuskie, most of it filmed
in or very close to Lubniewice.
Activities (within five minutes of the apartment):
Sightseeing, bars and restaurants. Cycling on a vast network of Cycle paths
through the beautiful countryside, forests, local villages, and an international
cycle route, which passes through the town. Hiking, Fishing,
Horse Riding, Bird Watching, Walking and Cycling on miles of forest trails, Swimming (choice of three crystal clear lakes), Fishing,
Kayaking, Sailing, Boating,
Scuba Diving Windsurfing, and Horse Riding. Sunbathing and lakeside relaxation on the lakes' sandy
beaches, Picnic by the lake or in the forest, Practice
your Polish language skills and absorb Polish culture in any of several Restaurants,
bars, traditional local shops, hairdressers, beauty salons, and internet cafe. Annual harvest
festival and other religious and Polish cultural events throughout the
year. Daily Catholic Church services in the town's historic Church.
Other things to do within a short drive of our rental
Day trips to nearby Museums, Polish theatres, Cinemas/Movie Theaters,
and historic Churches and Cathedrals. Shopping and sight-seeing
in surrounding villages and the nearby towns and cities of Bledzew,
Wlkp, and Frankfurt Oder (Germany). Visit and drive around the Zoo/Wildlife
Park. Fun for all the family at the newly created Dinosaur
Park. Discover out-of-the-way locations and
get some exercise through geocaching and more than twenty
locally-placed GPS geocaches. Canoe and kayak on the
River Obra and
Warta or the more than one hundred lakes within an
hour's drive of our flat. Explore the extensive Underground
Bunker System built by the Germans along what was the
Polish/German border in the 1930s. See the
location of the Second World War POW camp made famous by the film, the
Great Escape, or the museum at the former Polish Officers' POW Oflag
camp at Woldenberg.
See the world-famous giant Jesus statue in
Swiebodzin. Visit little-known, almost lost, pre-war
Jewish and German
cemeteries and historic monuments. Delve into the mysteries of the
Knights Templar and Knights of St John by visiting their castles and
chapels in the area. Take a ride on a mainline steam train from
(Wollstein) . Explore the remains of the nineteenth century Küstrin
Fortress City and almost intact Napoleonic forts such as Fort Gorgast
built along the River Oder (Odra). Go wild mushroom and
berry picking, bird and wildlife watching in
the forests and unspoilt countryside of the district. Local wildlife
includes many species of rare birds - black storks, eagles,
and corncrakes - and animals such as Wild Boar, Beaver, Deer, Wolves and
even Bison. Fish for giant catfish, carp and pike, and scuba dive on more than a hundred nearby lakes.
Other interesting places within two hour's drive of the
Poznan, Szczecin, Wolsztyn,
Zagan, Zielona Gora
on Map of Europe How
to Get Here Birding
Brochure (downloadable pdf file)
about the small lakeside town of Lubniewice,
province, western Poland
Vacation Apartment / Holiday Flat Rental Features
- TV and DVD player in large open-plan living room.
- Library: large and varied collection of books in English,
German and Polish.
- Fully equipped Kitchen (fridge, microwave, stove,
toaster, dishes, cups, plates, pans, and cutlery)
- Small Lakeside town known to Poles as the 'Pearl of the
Lubuskie Lakeland'. An ideal
location for anyone interested in
nature, cycling, water sports and activities, the outdoors, Poland and Polish culture. Within easy
reach of major cities like Berlin, Frankfurt Oder, Szczecin
(Stettin), Poznan (Posen), Gorzow Wlkp (Landsberg Warthe), and Zielona
Gora (Grunberg/Green Mountain).
- The closest airports with car-hire facilities are in
Berlin (Germany), Poznan (Poland), and Szczecin (Poland). The nearest ferry ports
with connections to the UK are Coxhaven (Germany) and Ebsberg,
(Denmark). The airports are around one hour's drive away. Hire cars avaialble at all three airports.
- Self-contained ground floor apartment with its own entrance. The apartment is located in a small
recently renovated building in a quiet spot in the centre of a
picturesque lakeside town. The apartment is completely
furnished, including fully equipped kitchen, CD stereo, TV and
DVD/video player. There are several hundred English-language
books available to read during your stay, and numerous English
language movies on DVD and video tape. A
selection of toys, games, books and DVD videos are available
to keep children happy and occupied. Full linen is provided for all beds
and freshly laundered towels for the bathroom. Access to shared garden with
benches, garden swing, and
barbecue grill equipment. Off Street Parking. Friendly Polish neighbours. The town
is surrounded by forest and unspoilt countryside; and the Polish /
German border can be reached in less than 30 minutes.
- Tea and coffee are provided free of charge - and local
shops, bars, restaurants, and post office are close at hand.
- Canoes, kayaks, and bicycles are available for
hire by prior arrangement.
- English speaking owners at the end of the phone to help with advice and information about the
flat, tourist attractions in the area, and anything related
to your stay or Poland in general.
- By arrangement - Guided wild mushroom picking; bird
watching, off-road / green lane excursions in a 4x4 Land
Rover, and general sightseeing tours. Polish translation and
- Child and Family Friendly
- Smoking is Not Allowed Inside the Apartment.
Price per Night
Rates (in Euros )
€ 50 per night
or € 350 per week.
Book early to avoid disappointment.
The nearest railway stations are in Wedrzyn (5
kilometers away) and Skwierzyna (15 kms). Local rail services to and from
Gorzów, Rzepin, Miedzyrecz, Zbaszynek, and long
distance train connections to and from Krakow, Berlin, Gdansk, Poznan,
Wroclaw, and Warsaw. More
options from and to our rental apartment / flat.
Airport pickup service available from nearby airports in Berlin, Poznan,
Szczecin or Babimost.
English speaking guide and interpreter by
Please complete the form below for further details or to make
the Owners of the Apartment direct at:
lubuskie [at] msn.com
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