Vacation in Poland

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Poland is a truly fantastic place for a summer vacation!

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Here are three images of just one hotel and a lakeside beach in Lubuskie, western Poland. You can be relaxing beside this lake with a cool beer just one hour after arriving at an airport in Berlin.

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A summer holiday near a lake in Poland offers so much – superb weather, a plethora of different accommodation options, great restaurants, super local food, attractive prices, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, swimming, fishing, sailing, sunbathing, spa treatments, and so much more. Feel free to contact us with any questions on holidaying in Poland and for personal recommendations!

Żagań during the Communist Period

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The Rynek / Market Square area of Zagan, Poland, 1966.

A sample of the many images we have of Żagań in Lubuskie, western Poland. All were taken during the Communist period, which ended in 1989.

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Plac Słowiański in Żagań in the west of Poland, 1971.

Zagan (former Sagan) was the location for the Prisoner of War camp established by Nazi Germany made famous by the 1960s movie The Great Escape starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough and James Garner.

See also: old images of pre-war Zagan / Sagan.

Landsberg / Gorzow 1939 – 1945

This morning we’ve scanned a selection of old images of Landsberg Warthe / Gorzow from our personal collection of images of all things Polish and Poland. All six of these photographs were taken between 1939 and 1945 when the city was part of Germany.

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German soldiers outside the barracks in Landsberg / Gorzow, 1939.
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A view across the river Warta to the centre of what was then Landsberg Warthe, c.1944. Note the floating ice!
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Richtstrasse / Sikorskiego in Gorzów, c.1942.
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Trams on ul. Hawelańska in Gorzów, c.1943
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The railway station in Landsberg Warthe / Gorzów, c.1942.
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The level crossing over the railway on ulica Teatralna in Gorzów, c.1943.
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The barracks, now Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa, in Gorzów, c.1942.

Gorzów is a city in the province of Lubuskie in western Poland.

Visit our original webpage to view more old images of Gorzów.

Communist era Zielona Góra

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A photograph taken in 1967 of the centre of Zielona Gora, western Poland.

Some digital scans of a few of our old communist era photographs of Zielona Góra in Lubuskie, western Poland.

A corner of Stary Rynek in Zielona Góra, Poland, 1970.
A corner of Stary Rynek in Zielona Góra, Poland, 1970.
A photograph of ul. Bohaterów Westerplatte in Zielona Gora, Poland, in 1980.
A photograph of ul. Bohaterów Westerplatte in Zielona Gora, Poland, in 1980.
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An FSO Polonez parked outside the railway station in Zielona Góra in 1982.

More old images of Zielona Góra in Poland.