In the middle of the Polish Green Lungs, near the Wigry National Park and the Suwałki Landscape Park and the Podlasie Stork Route, surrounded by picturesque hills, fragrant grain fields and rustling forests is our farm tourism estate, “Czaplisowo.” It is located 4 km from Puńsk in the municipality of Sejny, in the heart of the fairy-tale lieke Suwalki region. To say about its surroundings that it is a beautiful and secluded location by the lake, is like not saying anything. It is a remarkable and unique region, which despite the growing popularity, is still free from mass tourism and allows you to really relax, take a break from the accelerating pace of life and the associated stress. These are areas with little transformation by a man with a clean environment. A large stretches of forests in the region ensures clean air, and thus bactericidal effect, positively affecting the respiratory system, normalizing blood pressure and heart rate.
Puńsk and its surroundings are characterized by unique cultural and ethnic variety, with rich tradition and unique rites. This is an extremely interesting phenomenon of mixing, in a symbiotic atmosphere, of the Polish and the Lithuanian cultures. The locals are known for their hospitality and kindness. Their attachment to the traditions and cultivation of regional, old habits allows for an unforgettable experience during annual celebrations in Puńsk called “Zielna” and church fairs, thanks to which one can get accustomed with the regional delicacies and local handicraft.
There is the charming lake of Judialis about 150 meters away from the house (one of the 16 lakes in the municipality of Puńsk), on whose shore extends a private beach with a pier, for a feast by the fire and water equipment, allowing our guests to relax by the large “R” in undisturbed peace, which we all love, especially anglers, families with children as well as lovers of rural tourism and recreation in nature.
The surrounding of the house is a beautiful maple park with a natural pond, orchard and garden, where organically grown fruits and vegetables are also available to our guests. In the woods adjacent to the property one can find edible mushrooms and observe animals, which also enhances the feeling of serenity. Hares, deer and storks which peep in from time to time, which is a lot of fun, especially for children. Kids can also play around at the playground around the house as well as on a soft carpet-like grass that covers larger part of the estate. A large terrace and place for barbecue, bone fire and a smokehouse add up to the feeling of comfort. Our farm is a nature-friendly and environmentally friendly, so we try to interfere as little as possible in the environment that surrounds us and so generously bestows us. In addition, we are trying to follow the rules of sustainable development and the idea of responsible tourism, both while hosting tourists and when traveling ourselves. As hosts, we are interested in the cuisine and the idea of slow food. So we promote local food producers and we encourage you to try regional dishes, including Lithuanian cuisine.
Our farm tourism estate is friendly for cyclists and anglers. Nearby, there are several hiking and biking trails, including the already famous trail Bicycle Ring of Suwalki, ” Tracing the Vikings “and the trail of Zielona Ruta. Trying to promote active tourism and recreation, we encourage you to enjoy all the charms of Suwalki and Sejny. Their close to the border character offers many trails and hiking routs, biking and water routes, both on the Polish and the Lithuanian side of the border. So, “Czaplisowo” is a great base for both lovers of water sports (diving, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing), angling, horse riding, skiing, and those satisfied with the traditional way of resting by the lake.