Augustów-Suwałki Region attractions

Nature Reserve in Suwałki

Suwałki Landscape Park

The Suwałki Landscape Park, about halfway between Suwałki and the Lithuanian border, is a cluster of pristine lakes and rugged hills that certainly merits a detour. Covering some 63 sq km, a healthy portion of the p…
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 fringes of Augustów Forest, Wigry National Park is home to arguably the most beautiful lake in Podlasie – Lake Wigry. At 21 sq km, the lake is the largest in the region and one of the deepest, reachi…
Cultural Centre in Sejny

Borderland Centre

The Borderland Centre occupies Sejny's large synagogue, originally built by the sizable local Jewish community in the 1880s. During the German occupation the synagogue served as a fire station, and after the war as …
Monastery in Wigry National Park

Camaldolese Monastery

Spectacularly located on a peninsula in the lake, in the village of Wigry, is this former Camaldolese monastery, built by the death-obsessed Camaldolese monks soon after they were brought to Wigry by King Jan II Kaz…
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 this quaint, 19th-century wooden cabin a short walk from the …
Church in Sejny

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)

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.
Museum in Wigry National Park

Wigry Museum

In the village of Stary Folwark, this museum has exhibitions on the flora and fauna to be found in the park and lake.