Olsztyn (German: Allenstein) is a historic town and capital of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodship in northern Poland. The city is home to 175,000 inhabitants and boasts a beautiful Gothic city centre. Some charming Masurian lakes are very close and the city has basically grown around them.
There is an international airport in the near town of Szczytno, but more flights go from Warsaw: Warsaw Chopin Airport: For those travelling from Warsaw serviced by Polski Express. See also: Routes/Timetable
The Polish State Railways have train connections from Warsaw and Gdańsk as well as Białystok. There are also direct trains to/from Kraków during the summer.
By carYou can easily get there by car from Warsaw, Gdańsk and Białystok.
Many international connections (see Poland::By bus).
Old Town Halladdress: Stare Miasto 33
phone: +48 89 527 95 96address: Zamkowa 2
Planetarium and Astronomic Observatoryaddress: al. Piłsudskiego 38
phone: +48 89 527 32 80address: Stanisława Staszica 11
High Gateaddress: Staromiejska 16
- International Theatre Festival DEMOLUDY is held every October and became one of the biggest festivals presenting contemporary theatre and drama from former communist countries.