With its mountains, sea and lakes, Poland has great potential. Another unique feature of the Polish landscape is the number of vast plains and extensive forests that form ideal holiday conditions for anyone in search of a peaceful, relaxing vacation. In Poland there are as many as 23 national parks, many of them covering flat areas of partly wooded plains. Some of the woods are primeval wild areas, especially the Bialowieza Forest in eastern Poland, which is unique on a European scale. If you dream about relaxing countryside holidays and want to learn more about Polish folklore, visit one of the forested areas of Poland, such as Kurpie or Polesie. There are ecotourism farms where you can spend a rural holiday, enjoying hiking, riding on horseback or playing golf.