Konin is situated approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) west of the national capital Warsaw, and approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) east of Poznan.
While it can be a temptation to limit yourself to just the local sights when visiting Konin, keep in mind that the surrounding region's treasure-trove of scenic and cultural delights lie just beyond your doorstep. Miloslaw, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east, and Kalisz, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Konin are worth a visit too.
About 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the north of Konin is Torun, an important regional city which is home to Copernicus Museum, Town Museum and Rynek Staromiejski. Church of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary are also good spots for calling into while you are here.
To understand a region, it's good to step back into earlier times. Greater Poland 's fascinating historic palaces are a great place to start. Go to Greater Poland 's theaters, art museums and history museums. These are great places to spend time, particularly on unpleasant days.
Have you always wanted to try sky diving? This region is the perfect spot to do it. Those looking for adrenaline and adventure should test their limits by signing up for a hiking or mountain biking adventure.
All things have to end, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Konin, rest assured, you'll have many memories, photos and keepsakes to last a lifetime.