Mikołajki is a holiday and water sports resort on the Great Masurian lakes, and it's a gateway to Lake Sniardwy, which is so enormous it is called “the Masurian sea. It's a small town known for sailing and is home to many summertime regattas.
Mikolajki is a small community with a warm, welcoming atmosphere among its attractive red-roofed houses and three bridges. Despite the tourists, the town has held on to its original old world charm. Summertime brings the sailing enthusiasts, and the lake and marina becomes a bustling place with hundreds of yachts. Even in winter, ice-sailing is a popular pastimeThe town is well known for its Sailor's village, with two vibrant and boisterous taverns where you can hear the sailors shanties every night! There is even Festival of Sailors’ Songs held here where you can hear the best of the best.
Visit in summer to really get a taste of what makes this place come alive and to soak up the authentic sailing atmosphere.