The best route to Młynary is the one from
the west, the way through Milejewo, Majewo, Nowe Monasterzysko,
and Podgórze. Having just passed Podgórze, one can see the
towers of the Młynary churches, and then the town in its whole
splendour, spread against the woodland panorama of Warmia's
lowlands just where the deep Bauda gorge turns wide valley
with soft edges.
The Borough and Municipality of Młynary is situated
in the North-West end of Województwo Warmińsko-Mazurskie (Warmińsko-Mazurskie
Province), and more precisely in Powiat Elbląski (Elbląg District),
on the border of Wzniesienie Elbląskie (Elbląg Highland) and
Warmia Plain. Młynary is surrounded by bigger towns like Elbląg
(25 km to the west), Pasłęk (15 km to the south), Frombork
and Braniewo (22 km and 28 km respectively, both to the north).
The town has got a direct way of communication with Elbląg,
Braniewo, Pasłęk, Orneta, and Olsztyn, and there is a railway
route Elbląg-Braniewo-Kaliningrad running pass it. From
the historical perspective, the municipality occupies the
area once owned by the Prussians and called Pogezania, and
to be more precise - its upper part known since the times
of the Teutonic Knights as Oberland, i.e. Pogórze.
The municipality of Młynary includes 17
villages, comprising 29 localities. The overall area of
15,709 ha (38,816.9 acres) is inhabited by 4,667 citizens,
1,920 of whom lives in Młynary itself.
The major part of the municipality's territory falls within
the area of cultural landscape protection and the ecological
territory of the province's nature reserves.