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Sports in the mountains – what can you do in the summer in Szczyrk to stay in shape?

Are you planning a summer vacation in Szczyrk, during which you want to take care of your form? We recommend active forms of recreation in the mountains! From hiking on trails, cycling, and Nordic walking, to running – we guarantee beautiful views and a solid dose of exercise. And after a day of excitement, we invite you to the Przystanek Góry.

Szczyrk for the active – summer proposals for those who want to stay in motion

1. Mountain hiking

The surroundings of Szczyrk are ideal for those who want to take care of their condition. In the plan of their stay, not to miss a trip (7.9 km) from the Salmopol Pass to Skrzyczne – the highest peak of the Silesian Beskid at 1257 m. To the top is a red trail we recommend, and then a green one from the Salmopol Pass (White Cross). Although slightly longer than the others, this one offers extremely picturesque views. The hardships of the hike will be rewarded for fans of active recreation by the panoramic view of the Silesian Beskid, the Zywiec Beskid, the Tatra Mountains. Both Polish and Slovak and even Mala Fatra.

2. Bike tours

Thrill seekers will find many exciting bicycle routes in Szczyrk. In 2019, the ski resort, attracting winter sports enthusiasts for years, launched the unique Szczyrk Enduro Trails by TREK project. This is unique for the region and the country complex of one-way singletrack bike paths. The keen cyclists have at their disposal specially profiled trails – with the proper slope, space to slow down, and berms to make tight turns easier. Detailed information and GPS data of the paths can be found on the Szczyrk Mountain Resort website. In addition, there is a bike rental service for adults and children on site.

3. Running in Szczyrk

Szczyrk and the surrounding area is a popular place not only for hiking and biking enthusiasts but also for running. Many noteworthy trails emerge from the mountain town – lovers of mountain running, particularly, will be delighted with them. First of all, we recommend them the Stanislaw Hula trail in Szczyrk. Its 31 km route runs through Skrzyczne (1257 m), Małe Skrzyczne, Malinowska Skała, Salmopolska Pass, Kotarz, Karkoszczonka Pass and Klimczok (1117 m). The course begins and ends in Szczyrk – those wishing to take care of their fitness can complete a section of the route or combine a run with a hike.

4. Nordic walking

Szczyrk also offers many interesting places and trails for Nordic walking. Hiking mountain trails and walking paths, as well as bike and hiking paths along the Żylica River, provide plenty of attractions for fans of the sport, regardless of age or ability. Near our facility, there are many trails where you can go with walking poles. You can also rent them from us, which we strongly encourage you to do.

Relaxation after an active day awaits you at the Przystanek Góry

After an active day, we invite you to relax at the Przystanek Góry! We offer comfortable accommodation in rooms with bathrooms, delicious breakfasts, during which we serve local specialities, as well as the opportunity to relax in our garden, which offers soothing views of the Beskid hills.

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Summer 2022 attractions in Szczyrk

Although Szczyrk is sometimes referred to as the ski capital of Poland, visiting tourists are offered plenty of attractions at any time of the year. However, especially in summer, the mountain town, which attracts fans of snow activities, tempts by the possibility of active recreation – both on and off the numerous mountain trails. So what attractions await you during your vacation in Beskid Slaski?

Beskid Szczyrk trails – ideal for summer trips

Szczyrk is the perfect place for a vacation, especially for mountain hikers. Among the many trails, both less and more experienced hikers will find something for themselves. Unforgettable views will provide them with a route to Skrzyczne, towering over the town – 1257 m above sea level, a mountain belonging to the Crown of Polish Mountains, to which a blue trail leads from the city. In the plan of active vacations in the mountains, we recommend including a climb to Klimczok. And trips to the Salmopolska Pass, Malinowska Skała and Karkoszczonka Pass.

Caves in and around Szczyrk – a respite from the summer heat

The caves in Szczyrk are an exciting alternative to the area’s most popular attractions. Especially on hot days, you will find pleasant refreshments in the underground caves. For lovers of underground hiking, we recommend visiting the Ice Cave, which refers to the fairy-tale ice stalactites covering its walls. We strongly encourage both inexperienced tourists and families with children to see it. Short at only 32 meters, the cave can be explored without belay or specialized equipment. One of the more popular caves in Szczyrk is the Malinowska Cave, to which two trails lead. The red one from Salamopolska Pass and the green one from Szczyrk Solisko to Malinow. The time required to visit this cave is about 3 hours.

Promenade on the Żylica River – walks along the scenic route by the river

The promenade over the Żylica River in Szczyrk is one of the many local attractions and a charming place that simply must be visited during a summer stay in these areas. Proponents of active recreation can also explore this restored space by running, marching with Nordic walking poles or riding a bicycle. The path begins at City Hall and runs along the Żylica River to the square in the center. It continues past the Central Sports Center all the way to Buczkowice.

Summer is up! Przystanek Góry for an unforgettable vacation

Fans will remember a summer stay in Szczyrk of activity and beautiful views. With them in mind, the Przystanek Góry has prepared a special holiday package, valid from June to September. Its price includes accommodation in comfortable rooms and delicious buffet breakfasts. We encourage you to relax in the area with deck chairs in your free time. Here, with the singing of birds and the smell of the forest, our guests will find respite after a busy day on or off the trail. The culmination of your holiday stay will be an evening bonfire or barbecue roasting sausages and oscypek.

A playground with a slide, mini soccer and badminton fields, and a 3.5-meter pool will appeal to the youngest. Creative and culinary workshops for children are also planned. Board games, chess, playing cards and Nordic walking poles can be rented on site. We will also be happy to help you plan family trips in Szczyrk and the surrounding area. Feel free to book your stay!

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Szczyrk and surroundings in lousy weather. 5 places worth seeing when the weather is not conducive to mountain hiking

Although the weather in the mountains can be erratic, do not let it spoil your long-awaited trip. When the weather outside the window is not conducive to hiking in the mountains, we can discover the attractions of the lowlands. Szczyrk and its surroundings offer numerous ways to spend time on rainy days. There is something for everyone – mystery fans, those who want to relax their bodies, those who like water frenzy and those who are interested in sports history.

Chata Tajemnic Escape Room, Szczyrk

We recommend to mystery lovers Escape Room – Chata Tajemnic located in Szczyrk. Several scenarios of fun have been prepared for the visitors. So you can play the role of the best students of magic school, stray tourists for whom the biggest attraction of Szczyrk is escaping from a mountain hut of a highlander – murderer, descendants of a researcher of writing and culture leading the life in Yucatan or create an anti-terrorist team aiming at neutralizing a terrorist group. But, unfortunately, the time to solve the mystery and leave the room is limited!

Brine graduation tower, Szczyrk

Those who want to take care of their health should visit the brine graduation tower located in the Central Sports Center – Olympic Preparations Center in Szczyrk. The Crystal Salt Chamber was made of natural rock salt crystals. A stay in the graduation tower has a solid health-promoting effect – it perfectly strengthens the immune system, which is worth taking care of, especially during the autumn and winter. The graduation tower is open daily from 10:30 to 20:15, sessions last 45 minutes. The entrance fee is 10 PLN.

Jerzy Kukuczka Memorial Chamber, Istebna

Suppose you are interested in the history of Polish Himalayan mountaineering and its leading figure, Jerzy Kukuczka. In that case, we encourage you to visit the Chamber of Memory dedicated to him in Istebna-Wilcze, in the family house of the climber. You can see numerous photographs of expeditions, climbing equipment, medals, decorations and books on mountain topics, and above all, feel the spirit of the famous Himalayan climber. Visits are possible after prior telephone arrangements.

The Tropikana pool complex in the Golebiewski Hotel, Wisla

Fans of water frenzy will have a lot of fun visiting the Tropikana swimming pool complex in the Golebiewski Hotel in Wisla. The water park offers a 25 m long swimming pool, a 20 m long recreational pool with waves and water spouts, a swimming pool with hydro-aerial massage, a paddling pool for children, outdoor pools open in the summer, and a terrace with deck chairs. Dry, steam and hypothermic grotto saunas and 8 Jacuzzi tubs are also available on site. The pool is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Adam Malysz Sports Trophy Gallery, Wisla

A visit to Wisla will also be a real treat for fans of Adam Malysz. Here, in the ski jumper’s town, a gallery presents sports trophies, including the most valuable medals won during the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City and Vancouver and Crystal Globes for triumphs in the overall World Cup. In the gallery, we can also see the ski equipment.

The gallery is open in season daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After the season, from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission: 5 PLN for adults, 3 PLN for adults children.

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Why should you visit Szczyrk?

The Silesian Beskid is one of the most exciting regions on the tourist map of Poland. It offers many hiking and cycling trails of varying difficulty and numerous ski lifts and slopes. It also has extensive accommodation and catering base. Thus, everyone who goes to Szczyrk, Wisła, Ustroń or Brenna will find something for themselves. Today we will present to you a few reasons why Szczyrk is worth visiting.

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