Kashubian Switzerland (Szwajcaria Kaszubska), located in the Pomorskie province, northern Poland is the highest situated part of the Kashubian Lake District.
The landscape of this region is full of lakes, wooded hills which are placed between many villages and small towns. The tallest of the hills in this region is Wieżyca, 328-metre-high.
This is also the area of Kashubian Landscape Park with many post-glacial lakes, connected with streams and small rivers.
The only larger town in this region of Poland is Kartuzy, located some 30km west of the city of Gdańsk.
How to get there?
It is quite simple to get to Kartuzy from Warsaw. One has to go west along the A2 highway to the Stryków junction near Łódź in central Poland, and then switch to the A1 highway going north and drive to Gdańsk. Then, on the Tri-City’s bypass Gdańsk-Karczemki junction, it is necessary to turn left, heading west and then follow the national road no. 7 to the town of Żukowo, and finally keep going west along the local road no. 211 to Kartuzy.