Bydgoszcz near the Vistula river is the biggest city of the region and an important trade centre. The old buildings on the bank of the river Brda are worth a closer look. In ul. Grodzka there is a couple of splendid old granaries today housing a museum and a gallery. In the city centre there are numerous examples of Art Nouveau architecture.
Biskupin, situated between Bydgoszcz and Gniezno, has an archaeological open-air museum, where a Lusatian fortified town from the 4th century B.C. has been econstructed. It consists of a hundred wooden houses surrounded by a dyke.
Ciechocinek is an old spa with partially preserved 19th century infrastructure.