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Klodzko Land, whose central part is Klodzko Valley surrounded by the ranges of the Bystrzyca, Table and Bardo Mountains as well as the Massifs of Snieznik, is one of the most beautiful regions of Poland. It attracts visitors with its wild nature and fantastic tourist conditions with downhill runs, spa towns and a rich accommodation base.
The region is rich in tourist attractions and covered with a dense network of well-marked hiking trails – perfect for hikers, skiers, cavers, lovers of horse riding and mountain biking.
Places of stunning nature that you must see are, among others, the Black Mountain (Czarna Gora) peak with a height of 1205 m above sea level, well visible in almost all Klodzko area, Bear Cave in Kletno – one of the most beautiful in terms of stalactite formations in the Polish caves and Bledne Skaly reserve, covering a range of peculiar rock formations with a height of six to eleven meters, produced by weathering sandstone. The Bledne Skaly reserve is a maze of crevices and alleys forming a several hundred-meter long tourist route which has its own unique charm. Szczeliniec Wielki is the highest peak of the Table Mountains measuring 919 m. and there is a magnificent viewpoint. The flat top is a huge labyrinth formed naturally from original rock formations.
Klodzko Land is also rich in fantastic heritage of material culture. The most original buildings include the spectacular Klodzko and Srebrna Gora strongholds. It is also impossible not to mention the mines and undergrounds, such as the uranium mine in Kletno, the Gold Mine in Zloty Stok or the Underground Tourist Route in Klodzko. And there are of course the health resorts in, among others, Duszniki, Dlugopole, Kudowa and Ladek.
Most beautiful places of Klodzko Land:
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It is no coincidence that Ząbkowice Śląskie, called the City of the Leaning Tower and Frankenstein, is an extraordinary town in Lower Silesia with unique attractions. It is here that the only such Leaning Tower is located and it is in Ząbkowice Śląskie that the terrible story about Frankenstein has its roots.
The fact that the land of Kłodzko has been a great place to relax for centuries can be attributed to the wonderful natural values and the crystal clear springs of the spas. The central point of the region, the Kłodzko Valley, is surrounded by the following mountains: Bardzkie, Sowie, Suche, Stołowe, Bystrzyckie, Orlickie, the Śnieżnik Massif, Bialskie and Złote.
The areas belonging to the Lądek-Zdrój Commune are located in the Kłodzko Valley, in the Eastern Sudetes, at the south-west end of the Lower Silesia Province.
It is even hard to imagine how we would endure many hours of hiking in the mountains, if there wound't be a prospect of even a short rest on the route - in a shelter, providing a moment of rest from the wind, rain and snow, as well as the sun scorching in the summer.
There was a belief that nothing more than what had already been discovered after the great heritage of the Cistercian musical culture in Kamieniec Ząbkowicki has survived. This was the case until the parish priest opened the organ cabinet in the choir ...
Bless you! We have the largest number of spa towns in Poland.
The fortress of Srebrna Góra has just completed its reconstruction works and has opened a new sightseeing route for tourists
If you like spending time actively, check out the blog of Łukasz Kędzierski, a traveler and photographer, and learn about his suggestions.
The whole area is crossed by a dense network of tourist routes with excellent conditions for active tourism. The most common forms of it is cycling tourism.
The beauty and richness of Lower Silesian architecture has delighted millions of tourists who come every year to admire both the treasures of Wrocław and the entire region.
Czarna Góra Resort - ski & leasure center
We recommend a hotel friendly to families and large groups. Thanks to the rich sports and recreational base, playgrounds, delicious cuisine and conference facilities, Hotel Polanica Resort Spa will be an excellent choice for every guest.
Explore a place associated with mining for 600 years
The Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Wambierzyce is an impressive Baroque basilica from 1715-1723, erected by Count Francis Antoni von Goetzen.
An urban-rural commune located in the south-western part of the Lower Silesia Province, in an extremely picturesque region of the Kłodzko Valley, including, among others, middle and top floors of the Stołowe Mountains.
The Bukowy Park Hotel is located right next to the Zdrojowy Park and the main walking alley in the very center of Polanica-Zdrój - the most famous health resort in Lower Silesia. This modern spa hotel is housed in a building with a history dating back to the 19th century, and the restored architectural elements create a unique, romantic atmosphere.
Villa Polanica - the atmosphere of a spa in an aura of comfort
The south-eastern corner of the Kłodzko Valley is occupied by the enormous Śnieżnik Massif. It is the second largest mountain group in the Polish Sudetes. It stretches from the Międzyleska Pass in the south to the Biała Lądecka valley, which separates it from the Złote Mountains.
The Orlickie Mountains is a range of the Central Sudetes almost entirely in the Czech Republic, and in Poland available only in the vicinity of Duszniki Zdrój and Zieleniec.
Bardzkie Mountains - is an 18 km long mountain range located in the Central Sudetes, between the Sowie Mountains in the north-west and the Złote Mountains in the south-east. About halfway through the picturesque gorge it is crossed by the Nysa Kłodzka river.
The Błędne Skały reserve is located at an altitude of 852 m above sea level, in the Stołowe Mountains National Park, and constitutes the western part of the Skalniak ridge (915 m above sea level).
There are assumptions that the bog is a relic of the Ice Age, and its age was estimated at 7,600 years. The charm of this place was appreciated as early as 1919, when a nature reserve was established here - one of the first in Germany. In the interwar period, it was extended by building wooden piers and observation towers.
Visit unconquered places! Visit the largest impregnable mountain fortress in Europe.
Because we are all children.
At first, it would seem that everything that is worth the attention of tourists visiting the region in Lower Silesia can be found in plain sight - in city museums full of art collections, in richly decorated interiors of historic churches, castles that still hide many secrets of their former owners, or on the picturesque mountain trails in the Sudetes, which are not lacking after all and which inspire constant admiration.
Kłodzko is one of the oldest towns of Lower Silesia, located in a picturesque Kłodzko Valley on the Nysa Kłodzka River and its tributaries. Beautiful landscapes, rocky mountain slopes, woods, rapid streams and in the middle of it all, a small charming town, the only place of its kind for the people who cherish silence, peace and want to escape the hustle and bustle of large cities.
The history of mining in Kletno is associated with the beginning of settlement in the region - miners, extracting iron ore from the mountains, appeared near the Śnieżnik Massif, most probably at the beginning of the 14th century.
The 16th century castle in Ścinawka Górna in the Kłodzko County at the foot of the Stołowe Mountains.
Polanica-Zdrój is not only a beautiful health resort, but also an excellent starting point for visiting the surrounding tourist attractions and a great place to relax.
Its origins date back to before 1562, and thanks to the efforts of the museum established in 1968, paper is also produced there today using methods used in the Middle Ages.
Kamieniec Ząbkowicki is a picturesque town located in the south-eastern part of the Lower Silesia Province. The proximity to the ranges of the Złote Mountains and the Bardo Mountains makes it a perfect place for a weekend break. The season in the commune lasts all year round, because apart from the mountains, there are numerous architectural and religious monuments.
The Stołowe Mountains, closing the Kłodzko Valley on the west side, are the only plate mountains in Poland. These mountains are a kind of plateau with steep 200-meter faults.
The Suche Mountains (lit. dry mountains) are the longest eastern part of the Kamienne(Stone) Mountains. Their western and southern boundaries are very clear - they are formed by the Ścinawka river valley at a length of 21 km from the area of Unisław Śl. through Mieroszów, the Czech Republic and Tłumaczów (the river crosses the border with the Czech Republic twice!), to the long village of Ścinawka, the center of which is already in the Kłodzko Valley....
The Opawskie Mountains are a small range in the Eastern Sudetes, mainly in the Czech Republic, in Poland, occupying only the areas south of Głuchołazy and Prudnik in the vicinity of the famous holiday resort - Jarnołtówek. To the south-west and south they border the Jeseníky Mountains - a mountain group to which they actually belong. They are located in Silesia.
Rafting trips for everyone! A rich offer of additional attractions awaits tourists at the marina in Bardo
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Międzygórze is a small village in the Kłodzko Valley, nowadays known primarily as a tourist and leisure center and a starting point for tourists who want to go hiking in the Śnieżnik Massif in the Sudetes.
Szczeliniec Wielki is the highest peak in the Stołowe Mountains, and its height reaches 919 m above sea level. The area of the Stołowe Mountains is protected within the Stołowe Mountains National Park. The starting point for conquering Szczeliniec Wielki, included in the Crown of Polish Mountains, is the village of Karłów, located only 150 meters below.
The Sudetes stretch in a 300 km long arc in the south-west of Poland along the Polish-Czech border. The present appearance of the Sudetes is the result of long-term orogenic and denudative processes, when the mountains were uplifted and then destroyed.
Explore the Mysteries! Discover one of the longest and deepest cave in Poland.
Cross-country skiing has a long tradition in Poland – the biggest among numerous events is the Piast Race, organized on the routes of the Jakuszycka Glade for over forty years, in which several thousand cross-country enthusiasts take part every year.
The underground tourist route will lead you through the most interesting corners of the mine, showing, among others, an underground waterfall and the unique Museum of Warnings and Appeals, i.e. a collection of plates mainly with health and safety regulations.
Find your route! Lower Silesia - bicycle routes for everyone.
So why did the monks travel?
Today's Polanica-Zdroj is a spa town with fewer than 7,000 inhabitants. It is located at an altitude of 355-430 m a.s.l. The surrounding Sudetes are not very high mountains but they are captivating with their beauty, picturesqueness and immaculate purity as there is no heavy industry in the area. The spa is located in the picturesque valley of the Bystrzyca Dusznicka River.
Ladek-Zdroj is located in the south-eastern part of Klodzko Land in a narrow structural basin along the Biala Ladecka River and on the hills surrounding it. The whole area is covered with magnificent beech, mountain elm, larch, sycamore, spruce and fir trees and surrounded by small but beautifully shaped hills with many paths and walking routes.
Kudowa-Zdroj is located in the western part of Klodzko Land at an altitude of 400 m above the sea level. The lowering in which Kudowa is located is a flat structural basin surrounded from the north-east by the Table Mountains, from the south-east by the Orlica Mountains, and from the south by the Lewin Hills.
Duszniki-Zdroj spa is located in a narrow valley of the Bystrzyca Dusznicka River on a former trade route leading from Czech Prague to Wroclaw. Nearby is the nature reserve ‘Peatland by Zieleniec’ and a uniformly forested ridge of the Orlica Mountains.
Dlugopole-Zdroj is a small village upon the Nysa Klodzka river where you can enjoy water from three healing springs - Renata, Kazimierz and Emilia.
The settlement offers a unique combination of fun and learning that will interest both the small and the big ones.
The spa orchestra on the eastern slopes of Klodzko Valley has been playing for almost two hundred years. There are continuous efforts to preserve the Viennese musical atmosphere in this charming spa town.
Klodzko area invites you for a wonderful winter holiday. Both active winter sports enthusiasts and lovers of peaceful relaxation will find something for themselves. This region is an extremely picturesque area of Lower Silesia very attractive in summer and winter.
In Ladek-Zdroj a visually impaired artist prepares to renovate a record-breaking egg forgotten by the inhabitants.
Currently, the tower's deviation from the vertical is 2.12 m. whereas during measurements made in 1977 it was found that the deviation was only 1.98 m. Today the Leaning Tower acts as a viewpoint.
History of Kamieniec dates back to XIV century. Discover the story of a town and Palace Kamieniec traveling back in time.
Other regions of Lower Silesia:
The Kaczawa Mountains and Foothills, known as the Land of Extinct Volcanoes, is the northernmost fragment of the Western Sudetes. It primarily delights with nature and landscapes. Ostrzyca is the highest hill here - its characteristic silhouette, visible from many kilometers, is reminiscent of Japanese Fujiyama.
The Barycz River Valley is mainly visited by nature enthusiasts. Milicz Ponds, known to all ornithologists, are a refuge for many species of birds and their flights attract hundreds of observers to this area. Equally impressive are walks along picturesque levees, especially at sunset or sunrise.
Located on the border with Germany, the region has enjoyed the recognition of canoeing enthusiasts for years. They have both typical mountain and calmer river sections at their disposal. However, it is enough to pull the kayak ashore to see that there are also other attractions in the region.
The Odra River Valley - the largest of the sub-areas of Lower Silesia - is also the heart of the entire region. Only Wroclaw, in which Odra flows with several branches, provides attractions for many days of sightseeing. And this is just the beginning!
The picturesque Owl Mountains, the Central Sudetes range, delight with amazing landscapes that can be admired from many viewpoints. They are a wonderful place for hiking and biking tours and, in winter, breathtaking views can be admired while cross-country skiing on the many trails prepared for especially it.
The Sleza Mountain, rising above the surrounding area at 718 meters above sea level, is located about 30 km southwest of Wroclaw. It is close enough not to have to go too far from the capital of Lower Silesia and to be able to experience the pleasures that a hike gives. And this is why crowds of, not only of Polish, hikers come every day to the summit of this Silesian Olympus.
Trzebnica Hills, also known as the Cat Mountains, are distinguished by their picturesqueness and a dense network of walking and cycling routes encourages active relaxation in the fresh air.
An industrial town called Walbrzych was, until recently, mainly associated with mines, smelters and other large factories. It became famous thanks to the secret of the Golden Train. Does the train allegedly hidden in the underground of Walbrzych really exist? So far it is not known. What is known, however, is that Walbrzych Land is one of the most interesting natural and cultural corners of Poland.
The Karkonosze or Giant Mountains, the highest range of the Sudetes with Sniezka rising 1603 m above the sea level, have amazed people for hundreds of years and it is hard to believe that these mountains are so little known in Poland today. The Jizera Mountains with the Foothills are, in turn, the westernmost part of the Polish Sudetes. The picturesque, captivating Jizera landscape is dominated by wide valleys and hills with elongated, gentle slopes.
Wild, rich in fauna and flora, and above all beautiful and picturesque, especially at sunrise, when its rays pierce the rising fog, creating an amazing light spectacle