Tykocin is a town on the Narew River, famous for its Jewish synagogue, the castle of King Zygmunt II August and the nearby flea market in Kiermusy.
The small town, in addition to its Jewish history, tempts with its unusual Baroque architecture, as well as the proximity of two National Parks - the Narew National Park (16 km) and the Biebrza National Park (25 km).
In Tykocin, two of most famous Polish movies were made: „U Pana Boga w ogródku” and „U Pana Boga za piecem”.
Attractions Tykocin and its surroundings
The Narew River - if you love to relax while fishing - this is the perfect place for you! The calm current of the river also allows kayaking
Monument to Hetman Stefan Czarniecki on the market square
The Church of the Holy Trinity - was built in the years 1742-1748, located in the heart of Tykocin
Castle in Tykocin - reconstruction of the 16th-century building erected by King Sigismund II August. There is a museum and a restaurant in the castle
Synagogue - a temple that survived World War II. Frequently visited by pilgrims from Israel. The synagogue can be visited with a virtual guide.
Dwór Pentowo - European Village of Storks - the only village where about 120 storks are stationed. Binoculars can be rented on-site.
Kiermusy flea market - an ideal place for seekers of unusual souvenirs. The market takes place every first Sunday of the month and attracts enthusiasts from all over the world. In addition to the unusual assortment, you can find here traditional liqueurs and regional flavors of Podlasie.
Accommodation in Tykocin
Hotel Delfina*** near Tykocin offers over 150 beds in 66 comfortable rooms. Each room has a private bathroom with a bidet. The price of the room includes breakfast and access to the Relaxation Zone (steam sauna, dry sauna, quiet zone and mini gym).
The hotel, located 15 minutes from the center of Tykocin, offers delicious Italian coffee on the go and on-site, as well as homemade cakes from original recipes. Pleasant atmosphere and fresh air from the pine forest will ensure maximum comfort.