Resorts and hotels — Poland
Along the southern border stretches the Sudetes and the Carpathians, which represent a system of mountain massifs and ridges. The Sudetenland is located in the South-West, the Karkonosze massif with mount Sniezka (1602 m) — the highest of them. These mountains attract tourists Alpine vegetation, waterfalls, wildlife and ski slopes in Szklarska poręba. The Carpathians constitute the Silesian and Żywiec Beskids. The highest mountain of the Silesian Beskids is the Babia góra (1725 m) — is part of the national reserve.
The highest mountains of the Alpine — type Tatra mountains (mount Rysy — 2499 m), with its capital in Zakopane.
In southern Poland, at the foot of the country’s only Alpine style mountains, just two hours drive from Krakow is the town of Zakopane. It is located at 750-1100 m above sea level is the highest town in Poland, located in a narrow valley between the Tatras and mountain range of Gubałówka. Make it unique Tatras — the highest part of the Carpathians. In Zakopane attracts tourists not only ski slopes and Hiking trails, but also a kind of highland folklore, and picturesque wooden architecture.In Zakopane has all conditions for active recreation. Several ski resorts, Olympic center with swimming pool, the complex of ski jumps, etc.
From gornolyzhnik mount Gubalowka is possible to highlight a few complexes — Szymoszkowa, Gubałówka cable car, the Nosal, Antałówka, Kasprowy Wierch.
It should also be noted several ski resorts that are located in the surrounding villages, they are also popular with skiers from Zakopane. It is complex in białka Tatrzańska is 35 km from Zakopane, male TIHE — OK 13 km.
In addition to Alpine skiing in Zakopane there are also a Jogging track, a length of about 10 km, which originates in the region of the ring located at the Olympic centre.
In Zakopane there are also 3 outdoor ice rink — one in the center on the street Grunwaldzki, on the territory of the secondary school, second — at the foot of the large hill and the third opposite the Olympic center.
For an evening drink on the main street of Krupowki is full of bars, restaurants, night clubs, discos.
The area is surrounded by mountains and Strychnos slopes of Klimczok, extends over 8 km from the upper part of the valley of Ility to pass Salmopolska. The village center is located at the altitude of 460 m, and some areas — 900 m (Salmopol). Szczyrk is a winter capital of the Beskid mountains, leading by number of lifts on site. Most of them can be used with skis. Here are four of the springboard, as well as the many ski slopes. Ski conditions will satisfy the most demanding tourists thanks to the special geographical situation there are no strong winds, preventing, for example, skiers in the Tatra mountains or the Karkanosze.
One of the most famous Polish resorts, located in the East of Beskid sądecki mountains, one of the best sanatorium bases in Poland. The main riches — healing climate, mineral waters and therapeutic muds. Ski season opens in November and ends in March. The most famous ski resorts are located on Avoine Krynicka and Slamming. Krynica, thanks to the climate and infrastructure of the ski resort, is considered one of the best bases in Poland. An interesting area for walking and Hiking, beautiful landscapes. It hosts a festival of Opera songs. Jan Kiepura.
The Vistula is called the pearl of the Beskid mountains. The town has a population of 11.5 thousand people. Wisla is second only to the ski centre of Szczyrk in the Silesian Beskids and one of the biggest ski resorts with 15 thousand hotel places.
The village is situated in a great location — in the Vistula river valley with 15 km long and is surrounded by picturesque mountains with heights of 640 — 1221 metres above sea level. From different places in the city originate Hiking trails leading into the mountains: on the slope of Stożek (978 m above sea level) Baranya Mountain (1221 m above sea level), Kovalenko (761 m above sea level). Skiers in WISA have available a large selection of tracks on the complexities.
The ski season lasts from early December to late March. The lowest average temperature in January is 3 degrees below zero, and snow stays on the slopes of 96 days a year.
As Wisla ski quite popular with the poles — at the weekend it attracts a lot of skiers from Krakow and Katowice is why during the season the queue to the lifts are quite large, sometimes up to 20 minutes of waiting. For beginners there are many gentle slopes.
In General, tracks in WISA prepared even better than in Szczyrk, but the cost of lifts a little lower.
Szklarska poręba is situated in the South-Eastern Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic and Germany, on the slopes of mount Szrenica, 440-886 m above sea level. The climate and landscape of this area has long contributed to the development of active forms of recreation, so Szklarska poręba is the centre of ski tourism in the Sudety mountains.
On the slopes of Szrenica Ski Arena Szrenica is located the complex of ski runs of various degrees of complexity that satisfies the most demanding skiers. The main advantage and the advantage of this ski Paradise is the duration of the winter season — from November to April, which guarantee these devices for artificial snow.
For lovers of skiing will be interesting Jakuszyce — there are beautiful trails with a total length of over 100 km, which in summer are used for Cycling. In the summer, as popular Hiking in Karkonosze mountains — beautiful landscapes worthy of admiration.
Picturesque town located at the foot of Sněžka, the highest mountain of Karkonosze (Wroclaw — 125 km). Karpacz is undoubtedly the most popular (after Zakopane) ski centre in Poland. Awaits the tourist complex “Snow” — six lifts and four main tracks. On the slope of Goralka — special track for snowboard fans.
The undoubted attraction are two toboggan track (800 meters and 1065) operating year-round, regardless of weather conditions. Besides offering scenic ski run “Khomutova” for lovers of cross-country skiing. Summer — a variety of Hiking and mountain Biking trails in the snow.
Sights: wooden Church Wang — the pearl of Scandinavian architecture (built in the XII century in Norway, moved to Karpacz in 1844 g