Poznan Off the Beaten Track – CAE 2006

Poznan Off the Beaten Track (Rob’s CAE1 2006)

Jeżyce by Agnieszka, Renata, Gosia 

No trip to Poznań would be complete without a walk in one of the oldest districts of the city, made famous in Małgorzata Musierowicz’s books. You’ll be amazed by the unique architecture of the over one hundred-year-old tenements and the unrepeatable atmosphere of Jeżycki market, which is visited every day by hundreds of citizens looking for fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers. You have an opportunity to talk to the indigenous Poznanians, who tell riveting stories about the eventful past.

Morasko by Asia, Justyna, Agnieszka 

Morasko meteorite reserve is a unique place in Europe and it’s definitely worth seeing. If you are keen on wandering through the picturesque landscapes, dreaming about escaping from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you can’t miss this stunning place on the outskirts of Poznań. Morasko is the famous meteorite reserve in the greenbelt of the city. The breathtakingly beautiful forest is an idyllic destination for bike trips. It’s the experience of a lifetime.

Cytadela by Natalia, Karolina 

Being in Poznań, you cannot miss the magnificent Cytadela park. It is an idyllic spot for a picnic or for a walk. You can spend a great time there, close to nature, in the open air. What is more, you find there plenty of jogging and cycle paths. So when you want to forget about your everyday problems or just relax after an exhausting day at work, you should definitely visit Cytadela.

Ballet school by Kuba and Jacek 

No trip to Poznań would be complete without visiting the ballet school with its picturesque courtyard. Despite its central location, the place is off the tourist trail. Walking through the narrow streets of Poznań, you enter through an arty gateway and see the magnificent stairs and strong colourful walls with beautiful arches dating back to the 18th century.

Poznań Zoo by Weronika, Agata 

Many tourists visit Lake Malta but they forget to enjoy Poznań’s immense zoo. You can either go for a long walk or take your bike with you and relish the spectacular views of flora and fauna. You can watch wild species like the Siberian tiger or giraffes. If you like reptiles, you’ll find there venemous but really gentle snakes. Because there are a lot of green places there, it’s an idyllic spot for a picnic either with a friend or family. The zoo boasts marvellous ponds filled with various colourful fish. It’s a place where you can relax and get relief from Poznań’s bustling centre.