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Winter holidays 2022 in Lower Silesia

The holidays in 2022 falls on January 17 - February 27

See Museum and Education Center of the Karkonosze National Park in Sobieszów under constuction

The end of works is scheduled for the turn of 2022/2023

#FindYourTrack – #ZnajdźSwojąTrasę – EXTREME ROUTES

Numerous obstacles, a bumpy roads, a lot of a fun - such routes are waiting for cyclists who are ready for a high dose of adrenaline. See another spot, this time with extreme runs

“Get to know Poland” in the Old Mine in Wałbrzych

The pool of additional PLN 10 million for co-financing school trips as part of the ministerial project "Get to know Poland". Recruitment started on October 28 and will last until the additional amount of money is exhausted. This is another opportunity for educational institutions from all over the country to take advantage of funding for a trip to the Old Mine.

Christmas markets attract visitors in Wrocław and Lower Silesia

The Wrocław Christmas Market started on November 19. It will last until the end of the year until December 31, including New Year's Eve. It is also worth considering the fairs in Kliczków, Łomnica and at the Grodziec Castle as a tourist attraction.

Złotoryja

Złotoryja is located in the Kaczawskie Foothills, in an extremely picturesque region that is commonly called the Land of Extinct Volcanoes (from the origin of the rock  formations on the nearby hills).

Lower Silesia – find your route

A new campaign of the Marshal's Office of the Lower Silesian Voivodship promoting cycling tourism has just launched. See the first encouraging spot for cycling activity!

#SzlakMaSmak – LOWER SILESIAN HONEY!

In the latest #SzlakMaSmak campaign, we encourage you to taste Lower Silesia

Ząbkowice Śląskie

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.

A new underground tourist route at the Książ Castle

Wałbrzych - the capital of the Lower Silesian secrets, invites you

The Mały Staw Cirque

Undoubtedly - one of the most beautiful places in the Karkonosze Mountains.

Dolnośląskie NAJ! (Lower Silesia The Most)

Dolnośląskie NAJ! It's a collection of interesting facts and curiosities about Lower Silesia. Now available for download!

Hala Szrenicka

From this high-mountain meadow, surrounding the main ridge of the Karkonosze on both sides, there is a beautiful panorama of the Jizera Mountains.

The Srebrna Góra Fortress offers completely new attractions

The fortress of Srebrna Góra has just completed its reconstruction works and has opened a new sightseeing route for tourists

Ideas for an active weekend in Lower Silesia

If you like spending time actively, check out the blog of Łukasz Kędzierski, a traveler and photographer, and learn about his suggestions.

Forest bicycle routes – Oborniki Śląskie

These are five beautiful bicycle loops that begin and end at the Railway Station in Oborniki Śląskie, marked with a characteristic logo in the area.

Czarna Góra in summer

Czarna Góra in winter

Czarna Góra Resort - ski & leasure center

Karkonosze laborants

In the past, few people lived in the Karkonosze region. These areas were generally difficult to access, and any attempts to develop them were often associated with danger and threat. However, this did not discourage the medieval treasure hunters and precious gems seekers - Walloons.

Hotel Polanica Resort i SPA

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.

Sunflowers (Słoneczniki)

Located at an altitude of over 1,420 meters above sea level, the most visible granite rock formation in the entire Karkonosze Mountains (it can be seen not only from many places on the hiking trails in the area of Karpacz and Śnieżka, but also from the Jelenia Góra Valley).

European Route of Castles and Palaces

The most important thematic route of the region. Real treasures thanks to which you will discover countless stories of Lower Silesia.

Podgórzyn

A typical tourist village for this region in the Podgórna River valley in the Sudetes, at the foot of the Karkonosze Mountains, at the same time serving as the seat of the commune consisting of 10 small, but extremely charming mountain towns, including Borowice, Głębocka, Miłków, Przesieki and Ściegien.

Boulevards on the Oder

A walk along the Oder boulevards allows you to relax after a day full of impressions, but it can also be part of the tour of the capital of Lower Silesia: from the Old Town and Ostrów Tumski, passing, among others, The National Museum and the Panorama of the Battle of Racławice, you can walk all the way to the vicinity of the Centennial Hall and the Wrocław Zoo. On a clear summer day, it's hard to imagine a better route for a longer stroll around the city....

Japanese Garden in Wrocław

The Japanese Garden is a unique place on the green map of Wrocław, allowing, among others, due to the unique combination of various types of Japanese gardens, discoveries in the capital of Lower Silesia, a fragment of the extremely rich culture of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Underground Tourist and Educational Route in the Old Uranium Mine in Kletno

Explore a place associated with mining for 600 years

With a chisel and a laugh – in Szklarska Poręba

Szklarska Poręba has become one large gallery again - in many places there are signposts carved in wood depicting humorous scenes. Similar buildings decorated this city before the Second World War. Unfortunately, none of them survived. How did it happen that the new ones were built?

Radków commune

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.

Hotel Bukowy Park in Polanica Zdrój

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.

Pan Tadeusz Museum

Located in a historic tenement house in the heart of Wrocław's Market Square - Pan Tadeusz Museum, operating within the framework of the National Institute of Ossoliński - can boast not only of having in its collections the most valuable Polish literary manuscript. Why is it worth visiting?

Return of Our Lady to Bobolice

In 2016, the historic statue of the Mother of God returned to the park at the palace in Bobolice. Thus the action of the thief was disguised and hidden , but the disgust remained.

Villa Polanica

Villa Polanica - the atmosphere of a spa in an aura of comfort

Weekend trip to Książ Castle

Wałbrzych Land is one of the most interesting corners of Poland - the richness of the cultural heritage, combined with the mountain landscapes and the spa climate, gives a truly unique combination. The historic Książ Castle, a pearl of Lower Silesian architecture, cannot be missed on the weekend sightseeing map.

Museum of Sentiments (Muzeum Sentymentów w Kowarach)

Feel Sentiment, visit Kowary.

Bardzkie Mountains

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.

Rudawy Janowickie

Rudawy Janowickie is a small range in the Western Sudetes located  in the area ranging from the Bóbr Valley in the north to the Kowarska Pass (727 m above sea level) in the south and between the Jelenia Góra Valley in the west and the Kamienna Góra Valley in the east. In the vicinity of Janowice Wielkie, they border the Kaczawskie Mountains, and on the Kowarska Pass, with the Karkonosze Mountains.

Błędne Skały (lit. Errant Rocks)

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).

Peat bog near Zieleniec

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.

Srebrna Góra Fortress

Visit unconquered places! Visit the largest impregnable mountain fortress in Europe.

Toy Museum in Kudowa Zdrój

Because we are all children.

Riese Project

The Riese complex, an unfinished project carried out by Nazi Germany in the Sowie Mountains during the last years of the war (1943-1945), remains an unsolved mystery for historians and explorers (including speleologists).

Where did the Wrocław’s dwarfs come from

To the title question about where the dwarfs actually came from in Wrocław, no one has yet given a convincing and certain answer. The dispute of historians, journalists and ordinary residents of Wrocław, which has been going on for years, is still not - and probably will never - end. Not only because Papa Dwarf has not revealed his secret so far, but also because all the theories so far seem equally probable.

Karkonosze (Giant Mountains)

We have great prospects for the future! Conquer the highest mountain range of the Sudetes

Hala Izerska and Chatka Górzystów

A vast meadow in the Izera Mountains, located on the popular tourist route connecting Szklarska Poręba with Świeradów-Zdrój.

Oborniki Śląskie and Akademia Kuraszków

Oborniki Śląskie is a small town located north of Wrocław, formerly known mainly due to local health resorts and sanatoriums, which contributed to its intensive development at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Wang Temple

The history of this small wooden church, which has served the Evangelicals from Karpacz and the surrounding area for over 150 years, resembles a story straight from literature. How did it happen that one of the pearls of Scandinavian sacred architecture found its way to Silesia?

Uranium Mine in Kletno

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.

Szrenica

The peak, 1,362 m above sea level, lies in the western part of the Karkonosze, south of Szklarska Poreba.

Kamieńczyk Waterfall in Szklarska Poręba

Located at the end of the approximately 100-meter-high, extremely narrow ravine, the Kamieńczyk Waterfall, falling into it with an almost 30-meter cascade, allows visitors to literally move into the world of fairy tales and ancient legends.

What to see in Świeradów-Zdrój

A health resort full of attractions.

Szklarska Poręba

The history of Szklarska Poręba was always bound with the progress of glass industry, with the search for precious gemstones, and from the 19th century with mountain tourism.

Museum of Industry and Railway in Silesia in Jaworzyna Śląska

Museum of Industry and Railway in Silesia in Jaworzyna Śląska is a large European scale railway museum established in 2005 in a historic depot of 1908 in Jaworzyna Śląska in Lower Silesia.

About Papermaking Museum in Duszniki-Zdrój

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.

Stołowe Mountains

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.

Weekend trip around the Trzebnica Hills

Where in the immediate vicinity of Wrocław spend a weekend surrounded by picturesque landscapes, relaxing in the bosom of nature and spending time on a walk, cycling or tasting wines from local vineyards? The answer is very simple - in the Trzebnickie Hills region! We invite you to get to know the northern part of the Lower Silesia Province together.

Kaczawskie Mountains

The Kaczawskie Mountains close the Jelenia Góra Valley from the north, their eastern border is Nysa Szalona River, and the western border is Bóbr River. In the north, the mountains turn into the vast Kaczawskie Foothills. In the north-west they border (through the Bóbr) with the Izerskie Foothills, and in the south-east part with the Rudawy Janowickie. The highest peak is Skopiec in the South Ridge (724 m above sea level).

Kolejkowo

In Kolejkowo, we will take you on a journey through a miniature world.

Kliczków Castle

French dandy

Zoo and Africarium in Wrocław

Do you like animals? That's good because we are too! And the Wrocław Zoo, the oldest facility of this type in Poland and one of the most visited zoos in Europe, is the perfect place to discover the natural wealth of our planet. Friendly, modern, for everyone.

Karpacz

When the winter snows melt and the trails in the mountains become more friendly and accessible, many of you set off to the mountains to reach the highest peak of the Karkonosze Mountains and whole Lower SIlesia - Śnieżka. We understand it perfectly, because to be in Karpacz and not to stand on its top is like ... not to be in Karpacz.

Rafting on the Bardo gorge Ski-Raft (Bardo)

Rafting trips for everyone! A rich offer of additional attractions awaits tourists at the marina in Bardo

Lower Silesia by bike – www.rowerem.info

Do you like bikes? Do ride a bike alone, with family or friends? Find your way down easy and fast.

Wilczki Waterfall in Międzygórze

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.

Weekend trip to Śnieżka

It is difficult to imagine such a trip to the Karkonosze Mountains, the most important point of which would not be climbing the Śnieżka towering over Karpacz (1602 m above sea level), the highest peak of the Sudetes. How to plan a trip to make the most of the time spent hiking in the mountains? Here is one of the suggestions.

Walloons

One of the first who dared to go to the unknown regions of the Karkonosze Mountains were the Walloons - from what is now Belgium and northern France, medieval seekers of treasures and precious minerals.

Bear Cave in Kletno (Jaskinia Niedźwiedzia w Kletnie )

Explore the Mysteries! Discover one of the longest and deepest cave in Poland.

Former gold mine in Złoty Stok (Kopalnia Złota w Złotym Stoku)

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.

Sokole Mountains

climbing with great views

“Former Mine” Science and Art Centre (Centrum Nauki i Sztuki Stara Kopalnia )

From coal to science and art.

Bicycle routes

Find your route! Lower Silesia - bicycle routes for everyone.

Religious Heritage in Lower Silesia

So why did the monks travel?

Visitor Centre in Centennial Hall

Centennial Hall invites locals and tourists to the Visitors Center, a permanent exhibition, modernized and enriched with new content.

An excursion to the world of Slavs

Let us take you on a time travel to a castle in Bedkowice at the foot of the Sleza Mountain. This trip will take you to the world of the great Slavs - a fascinating journey through time.

Medieval Mining Settlement in Zloty Stok

The settlement offers a unique combination of fun and learning that will interest both the small and the big ones.

Museum of Sport and Tourism in Karpacz

Sport and Tourism Museum in Karpacz is a cultural institution of the local government of Lower Silesia. It collects exhibits, documents and all types of souvenirs related to the development of sport, tourism and nature protection.

Lwowek Slaski

Lwowek Slaski is one of the oldest towns in Lower Silesia. Established on Magdeburg Law in 1217, it quickly became an important commercial and economic centre, which was influenced by the town's location near the Via Regia route and the exploitation of gold-bearing sands.

A church like an art gallery – Sobotka

On your way to the Sleza Mountain it is worth stopping at its foot in a town of Sobotka to see the church of St. Anna with magnificent Gothic sculptures.

The Kruszyna Inn

Let us invite you to the Inn - an unusual place by an ordinary road. A true inn - with good cuisine and interesting company.

Lower Silesian Technical Monuments Map

More information on mapazabytkow.pl

Boleslawiec Ceramics

In Boleslawiec the tradition of ceramic products goes back several centuries and their popularity has long crossed the borders of the town, region or even the continent. No wonder, because despite the passing of time there are still many factories producing richly decorated Boleslawiec stoneware and the products they offer invariably impress buyers with high quality and appearance.

Cycling in Siechnice

To visit the most interesting parts of Siechnice commune, adjacent to the south-eastern edges of Wroclaw, it is best not to use a car but a bicycle.

A family weekend along the European Route of Castles and Palaces

A great idea to spend a family weekend in an unusual environment is to go on a journey along the European Trail of Castles and Palaces - it is a trip idea especially for history lovers but also for those looking for opportunities to rest and relax close to nature. Czocha Castle - Kliczkow Castle - Grodziec Castle

Narrow Gauge Railway in Krosnice

Krosnice Narrow Gauge Railway is a park railway and one of the biggest tourist attractions of Krosnice and the surrounding area. It is not surprising because the view of the smoking steam engine and the journey along a nearly 3-kilometer route among rustling trees and singing birds does not happen often.

Lomnica Palace

A place full of flavours

Hydropolis

Hydropolis is a unique knowledge center that combines educational values with a modern exhibition form.

A legend of the evil counts

The beautiful Lesnica Castle has, like many places of its type, some terrible stories on the pages of history. One of them is a legend of the family of Counts von Forno who came to the Castle in the 17th century from the Czech Republic. They were not very popular and treated their subjects really badly. One of them humiliated the subjects physically and mentally and even stabbed one of his servants with a knife, which he then threw out of the window (apparently it i...

Tomir from Kliczkow Castle

The location of Kliczkow Castle alone, deep in Lower Silesian Forest, far away from populated places, can trigger our imagination.

The Leaning Tower in Zabkowice Slaskie

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.

Grodziec Castle

The first tourist facility in Europe

Grodno Castle

In its history the real history mixes with legends so much that it is often difficult to separate one from the other.

Little Japan – Japanese Garden Siruwia

A unique place - a piece of real Japan in the heart of the Karkonosze Mountains.