Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship has two capital cities, Bydgoszcz (voivode'sseat) and Toruń (voivodeship self-government seat). Besides Bydgoszcz and Toruń, the region's main cities are Włocławek, Grudziądz and Inowrocław. The region is located in the central part of Poland, on both sides of the Vistula, the biggest Polish river, within its lower course. Kujawsko-Pomorskie has a dozen or so higher education schools. The most important are the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, the Casimir the Great University in Bydgoszcz and the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz. Everyone who wants to discover the beauty of Kuyavia and Pomerania will not regret. The region has everything that one can want, i.e. vast forests, bewitching lakes, clean rivers, renowned health resorts, traditional village, and historical sights that are worth seeing.
This is a dream place for repairing one's health, mushroom hunting, hunting, angling, water sports and horseback riding. The more valuable that here one can "touch Gothic" and see the place, where the great European astronomer, Toruń resident Nicolaus Copernicus, was born. In Biskupin, one can become convinced about what was life like seven hundred years before Christ. It is worthwhile to visit Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship to experience unforgettable moments and to take home good memories and Toruń gingerbread or a jar of plum jam from the Lower Vistula River Valley.
Bydgoszcz thrills. It stuns tourists with its unique architecture deriving from Secession Movement. Bydgoszcz astounds its visitors with mysterious, green areas as the city is surrounded by magnificent forests and breathtaking wilderness of the National Reservation - Bory Tucholskie. The city has been tightly connected to the Brda river, which has had a significant impact on its development, mainly due to the Canal built in the XVIII century. With time, another water route became crucial for the city's growth, namely the Vistula river, today being mainly the tourist and leisure attraction. The city centre reminds of Venice, with its water trams, barges, boats, ships and riverbanks bustling with activity. Bydgoszcz is not only the city that loves sport, but it is also adored by sport lovers. Its growth can be owed to sports tradition and the many spectacular stadiums, swimming pools and sports arenas, being excellent venues for the organisation of top class international events.
Each year the city attracts thousands of spectators and sportsmen thanks to its unique, homely atmosphere and fantastic training fascilities, appreciated even by the most demanding stars. Here sport is passion. Feel the emotions and joy of victory in Bydgoszcz.