Augustów-Suwałki Region attractions

Nature Reserve in Suwałki

Suwałki Landscape Park

The Suwałki Landscape Park is a cluster of pristine lakes and rugged hills that's worth a detour. Covering some 63 sq km, the park encompasses land that was formed in the late Ice Age. The result are dozens of start…
Monastery in Wigry National Park

Camaldolese Monastery

Spectacularly located on a peninsula of the lake is this former Camaldolese monastery, built by the death-obsessed Camaldolese monks soon after they were brought to Wigry by King Jan II Kazimierz Waza in 1667. The w…
Cemetery in Suwałki


One way to get a flavour of the town's former ethnic mix is to visit the sprawling cemetery about 1km west of the tourist office. It comprises several separate burial grounds for people of different creeds, includin…
National Park in Augustów-Suwałki Region

Wigry National Park

On the northern edge of Augustów Forest, Wigry National Park is home to a Podlasie highlight: Lake Wigry. At 21 sq km, the lake is the largest in the region and one of the deepest, reaching 73m at its greatest depth…
Museum in Wigry National Park

Wigry Museum

This large museum has exhibitions on the flora and fauna to be found in the park and lake. It's near a public beach and pier with fine views of the monastery.
Museum in Augustów

Regional Museum

Augustów's regional museum is housed in two locations. The most interesting collection is dedicated to the history of the Augustów Canal and is housed in a quaint, 19th-century wooden cabin a short walk from the ple…
Church in Augustów-Suwałki Region

Church of St Mary

The proud two-towered silhouette of this church dominates the town from its northern end. It dates from the 1610s, but the facade was thoroughly remodelled 150 years later in the so-called Vilnius baroque style. Its…
Museum in Augustów

Regional Museum (Ethnographic Exhibition)

A section of Augustów's regional museum, several blocks from the Rynek, featuring a small ethnographic exhibition. You'll find it on the upper floor of the public library.