What to See in the Iron-Age Village of Biskupin

A trip to Biskupin rarely features on most visits to Poland, but it wasn’t far from the Poznań-Gniezno-Toruń route that I was taking through the country. An Iron Age settlement that was discovered in 1933, reconstructed and turned into an open-air museum, its proximity to other sites related to the founding of the Polish nation was quite fitting (for more on that, look up ‘The Piast Route‘).

While Biskupin offered something different from the castles, squares and churches of the touristy big cities, in a part of Poland where Asians number more than signs in English, getting there on a tight budget was a wee adventure. One misinterpretation of the bus timetable could result in hours of waiting for a non-existent connection. [Read on]