Visit the Masurian Lakeland: the hotspot of Polish inland waterway infrastructure. The motorboat you have hired will be right there, waiting for you to take over. Throughout the duration of the best rental you will take this summer, you will be rightfully able to operate the boat and explore the designated areas on your own, taking a chance to sightsee Malbork Castle, the silhouette of Copernicus' Frombork or the internationally famous Elblag Canal.
After the recent legal regulations on inland waterway transport
have been implemented, any adult is entitled to steer motorboats in Poland
with no licence granted. This explains why the rivers and lakes of Poland seem to be full with houseboats hired for the purposes of pure leisure. This attractive way of spending your holiday begins when you contact us to have a motorboat providing appropriate cabins and facilities
arranged for you. Houseboats typically let 4 to 6 people travel and sleep onboard
, with short training sessions
preceding the handing over of a boat to you, not to take more than a few hours of your time (unless you are an experienced motorboat licence holder
). Furnished with kitchen equipment, terrace boards and bathrooms
, the houseboats offered in Poland may be easily called "apartments on water
". In order to make your sailing holiday in Poland made professionally arranged, you will be provided with a comprehensive set of maps and instructions
on Polish waterway routes, as available in English or German.
Hiring a houseboat itself is not enough to fully enjoy your holiday unless you decide what areas to explore. The 2,000 lakes of Masurian district
will give you a wide choice of marinas
scattered all around the region. Famous for its culture, cuisine-oriented or music festivals, the region lets you attend Piknik Country in Mragowo
, Seven Festival in Wegorzewo
or the Reggae Festival of Ostroda
. Except for the extensive lakes of Sniardwy
, Masuria gives you a unique chance to hit the rivers of Poland through Elbag Canal
. Stretching for over 80 kilometres between the Drweca river and Lake Dluzno
, it constitutes one of the Seven Wonders of Poland
, with its elaborate system of railways, inclines and carriages. Having operated since 1860
, it lets small vessels (not heavier than 50 tonnes) to smoothly pass the system of waterways and landstrips characterised by up to 100 metres of level difference. Heading towards the region of Zulawy Wislane
, stretching South-east to Gdansk
and incorporating the Vistula Spit Landscape Park
, will enable you to catch a couple of memorable sights
. This Vistulan delta lets you explore the Nogat tributary
– the river that has the UNESCO-listed Malbork Castle
(the largest stronghold in the world by the land occupied) and the panorama of Frombork
(this is where Nicolaus Copernicus
wrote his groundbreaking "On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres"
in the 15th century) sitting at its banks, among other attractions you will surely pass along its course.
Interested in reaching the total freedom of choice on the board of a houseboat hired in Poland? Contact us to have your holiday spent on the waterways of this beautiful country!