Po symbolicznej edycji w 2020 roku Jazz nad Odrą powraca w pełnej krasie. Pięć dni koncertów na trzech scenach, gwiazdy polskiego i światowego jazzu oraz tradycyjne jam session do rana – Strefa Kultury Wrocław odkrywa pierwsze karty tegorocznego programu.
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.
Why is it worth sightseeing it? For its amazing history, rich cultural heritage, captivating nature, spas and spa climate, as well as a varied mountainous area suitable for families with children and seniors as well as demanding tourists – enthusiasts of cycling and extreme sports.
Tourist attractions for active people include numerous walking and cycling routes in the picturesque Walbrzych Mountains, which are part of the Sudetes, where you can find, among others, mouflons, deer, roe deer and wild boars. In winter you can ski nearby Jedlina-Zdroj,
Rzeczka, Mieroszow, Boguszow-Gorce and Gluszyca. In Jedlina-Zdroj you will also find an all-year-round toboggan.
But the real treasure of Walbrzych Land is the local cultural heritage. Starting from Ksiaz Castle – one of the most beautiful and magnificent castles in Poland. It is, among others, famous for its amazing Stallion Herd – a large equestrian and horse sports centre. Throughout the region you will also find numerous medieval castles and ruins (Grodno Castle in Zagorze Slaskie, ruins of Radosno Castle or Cisa Castle). There is a variety of underground tunnel complexes from the World War II which were carved out of rock and called underground cities. The most important of them are ‘Wlodarz’ Underground Adit Complex and Gluszyce Underground City.
It is a must to mention spas in Jedlina-Zdroj, Szczawno-Zdroj and Sokolowsko that are all famous for their excellent healing waters, beautiful architecture and specific microclimate.
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.
A unique place, mountain trips, idyllic landscapes - the PTTK Andrzejówka mountain hostel.
Peace and quiet, unpaved routes - that sounds like slow travel. See the Slow Travel map of Lower Silesia with attractions in the spirit of slow tourism
The Cistercian Abbey in Krzeszów, known as the European Pearl of Baroque, is known for its constant work on restoring Krzeszów's monuments and protecting its cultural heritage.
See the history of mining - come to discover treasures.
Five centuries after the Protestant movement initiated by Martin Luther reached the territory of Poland, the cultural heritage of the Reformation is still visible to the naked eye in Lower Silesia and Cieszyn Silesia.
Wałbrzych - the capital of the Lower Silesian secrets, invites you
For centuries, a white lady has haunted the Grodno castle. The local people said that she was the wife of the castellan of the castle, who, after losing her husband, threw herself from the walls into the abyss and wandered over them since then.
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.
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 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