Krynica Zdroj tours and sightseeing
Krynica-Zdroj is situated in Beskid Sadecki, in the valley of the stream Kryniczanka. It is surrounded by the hills of Gora Parkowa, Gora Krzyzowa and Jesiennik. It is the biggest spa town in Poland called The Pearl of Polish Spas, a tourist and winter sport centre. The best known annual event at Krynica, the Jan Kiepura Festival is held in late August/early September with the participation of soloists, musical theatres and pantomime groups. It is in vogue to ascend the pedestrian zone and the center of Krynica, the top of Parkowa Mountain and the Spa Park, Pilsudski and Pulaski Streets, The „Slowinski” Park and Slotwiny and at the end Krynica Lower and the Czarny Potok Valley. Today Krynica has 23 mineral water. At Krynica the gastric, female, hormonal, metabolic, urinary and circulatory problems are treated in numerous sanatoriums and spa hospitals. Krynica has unique architecture, and a unique in the world the track of Greek Catholic wooden churches as well as original buildings in the city center and beautiful old wooden houses from the early twentieth century. The attractions in Krynica include Gondolas on Jaworzyna, funicular rail to Parkowa Mountain, Nikifor’s Museum, Sankostrada, horse riding and orthodox churches.
If you are going to spend some time in Krynica-Zdroj you will need to book your hotel and we encourage you to do it by using our hotel search panel on our website where you will find widest choice of hotels in Krynica and best rates.
We can also offer you many tours and activities like:
- skiing/snowboarding lessons with professional instructors
- sleigh rides
- mountain and bicycle tourism
We can also organize day tours from Krynica to:
- Powroznik – a village with the former wooden Greek Catholic church, built in the 17th c., now Roman Catholic. Inside is a Baroque iconostasis and murals
- Niedzica – a village famous for Gothic castle, an important centre of Polish-Hungarian relations built between the years 1320 and 1326 on foundations of a prehistoric roost
Please contact us for more details.