National park of Bialowieza

Parque Nacional de Bialowieza
Parque Nacional de Bialowieza
National park of Bialowieza

In the East of Poland, just in the border with Bielorusia, can visit the National Park of Bialowieza (PNB). It is the national park but ancient of Poland (year 1932) and covers a surface of more than 10.000 hectares, 6.000 of which have a very strict protection.

The park protects a typical primary forest of the European plain with a variety inigualable of mushrooms, plants and animal, some of which only can find them here.

The symbol of the park is the bisonte, the biggest mammal of Europe. Some 380 copies of these mammals live here in freedom, being the most numerous population of the world.

All these characteristics carried in the year 1977 to declare it World-wide Reservation of the Biosphere by the UNESCO and in 1979 Cultural Heritage of the Mankind.

We can not forget that the forest extends also in territory bieloruso being this zone of main extension and of more difficult access.

In the park can visit the forest through numerous routes to visit on foot or in bicycle. The zone of main protection only can be visited with the company of a guide that can hire in the entrance of the park. The prices are by group independently of the number of people and can find easily guides in Spanish.

Other zones of interest are the Park of the Palace of finals of the 19th century, the museum of the nature and the forest and the reservation and the shelter of bisontes.

The Bialowieza can find infinity of places where pernoctar, from a stupendous hotel with swimming pool and spa, until rooms in private homes going through pensions of all type. Also it exists some restaurant and some small trade.

To part of the footpaths that recommend you to continuation, exist infinity of them by all the park, a good option is to do with a map of the zone, can buy in any one of the shops to the entrance of park. Another interesting option is to rent a bicycle, that can find in some pensions and shops and lose by us this glorious only forest in Europe.