Category: Poland (Page 1 of 3)

rock climbing in sokoliki

Climbing in Poland: Sokoliki and Rudawy

Sokoliki (also called Sokoły or Góry Sokole) and Rudawy Janowickie are two areas in Poland which can be actually treated as one region, as they are very close to each other. They’re located in south-west of Poland, about 15 km from the town Jelenia Góra.

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climbing jura, poland

Climbing in Poland: Jura

There are two major climbing areas in Poland: Sokoliki / Rudawy which I will describe in next article, and Jura Krakowsko-Częstochowska, located between cities Kraków and Częstochowa.

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view from rysy, tatra mountains

Tatra Mountains – easy, medium and hard hiking trails

The Tatras are undoubtedly amazing mountains. Although they occupy a small area, they delight with towering peaks and ridges. Their alpine nature, however, makes them dangerous and some trails are definitely not for everyone. Which trails are suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced hikers?

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sokolica tree in pieniny

Pieniny Mountains – small but beautiful

Pieniny is a small mountain range in the south of Poland and the north of Slovakia. The most famous peaks – Trzy Korony and Sokolica are less than 1000 m high but they offer great views on the Dunajec river and Tatra Mountains. There are also other attractions available like castles and raft trips down the Dunajec on traditional wooden rafts. 

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loess gully close to kazimierz dolny in poland

Kazimierz Dolny by bike

In my last article I described a beautiful renaissance town – Kazimierz Dolny. Now I want to share my experience in riding a bike in its surrounding. Lublin Voivodeship has plenty of nice roads!

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kazimierz dolny poland

Kazimierz Dolny – for history and nature lovers

Once, important trade center. Now, an art center and picturesque touristy town. Located on the bank of Vistula river and surrounded by loess gullies it offers not only historic architecture but also beautiful unique nature.

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The Castle of the Masovian Dukes in Czersk

Through orchards to the gothic castle in Czersk

Did you know that only 35 km from Warsaw you can visit the Castle of the Masovian Dukes, located in Czersk which is one of the oldest strongholds in Mazovia? Actually now it’s only ruins but it’s great idea for one day biking trip which includes also nice surrounding fruit orchards.

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czerwińsk nad wisłą

Czerwińsk nad Wisłą – unknown historical village in Mazovia

One of my first thoughts when I visited Czerwińsk nad Wisłą was that it looks like open air museum. Wooden houses from 19th century and a monastery from 12th century is what makes this village unique.

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tatra mountains winter

How to prepare for winter hiking in Tatra Mountains

Last winter 15 tourists died in Tatra Mountains. What to do, to not share their fate and be safe in winter in this mountain range? Read few things, I learned on winter mountaineering course.

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mushroom rocks

Mushroom Rocks in Stołowe Mountains National Park

Do you like mushrooms? What about mushroom rocks? :) It’s aggregation of rocks which shape resembles mushrooms, in Stołowe Mountains (Table mountains). Close to this area you can see also the peat bog Niknąca Łąka – another attraction of this National Park.

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