Surroundings

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THE HUNGARIAN GÓRKA COMMUNE

Hungarian Hill Days at the Zacisze Hotel

[/vc_column_text][vc_text_separator title=”HUNGARIAN HILL”][vc_column_text]• Defensive forts from the Second World War built in the commune of Węgierska Górka in 1939 year. Combat shelters: "WANDERER”, "WALIGÓRA”, "GORGE”, "DRIFTER” i „WYRWIDĄB” , are examples of Polish fortress structures. Węgierska Górka became famous for its heroic defense during the September campaign 1939 r.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6400″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]
Fort “WANDERER”
it is a national monument , in which it is formed in the year 1993 Museum.
The museum is open during the summer holidays, you can visit them and learn about the history of heroic defense. Please ask for details at the Hotel reception.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6398″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Fort “WALIGÓRA” it is located near the red trail to Barania Góra and it is easy to get to. You can see bullet marks here, located on the walls of the fort. The very shape of this fortification makes a huge impression.
(Access to the fort directly from the hotel)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6399″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Fort “GORGE", which was captured by the German army. Still in September 1939 year "WĄWÓZ” German sappers blew up. Despite the damage already done by time and the war, a large part of this building has survived.

The fort is located approx 1 km from the "WĘDROWIEC” towards Żabnica.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6401″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Fort "THE WALK."” built on the eastern slopes of Mount Glinne, about 100 meters south of "WALIGÓRA”

Fort „REPRESENTATION” built on the same hill as "WĄWÓZ”, several dozen meters from it in the highest part of the hill. Until the outbreak of the war, the facility was not completed, during defensive fights it could only be used as a passive shelter.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]• Educational trail "TRAKT CAPSARSKI” - route mapped along the road commonly known as Cesarka, built in the 12th century as a communication route connecting Krakow with Vienna. During the tour, which is approx 2 km are placed 9 thematic boards, viewpoint, as well as places to rest. The time needed to walk is about 2.5 hours.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6402″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]• The nature trail "GOŚCINNY LAS” in the WĘGIERSKA GÓRKA FOREST DISTRICT
It is located at the seat of the Węgierska Górka Forest District, in the vicinity there is also the Nature and Forest Education Center.
A place perfectly suited for lectures and projections on the surrounding fauna and flora. In addition to a lot of interesting information, you can also take a look at the animal exhibition, which are more and more difficult to meet in the natural environment - free lecture and demonstration.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”SHEAR”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6405″][vc_column_text]Church of Saint Catherine in Cięcina - built in its oldest part of the year 1542, one of the most valuable monuments not only of Cięcina, but also the Żywiec region. In the interior of the church you can admire the sumptuous, baroque altars from the 17th century, St.. Francis z 1895 of the year and a stone baptismal font from 1705 year. The church is located on the wooden architecture route of the Silesian Voivodeship.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6406″][vc_column_text]Lord's Transfiguration Church – church in Węgierska Górka, built in 1977–1981. It belongs to the parish of St.. Catherine in Cięcina.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”ANGLER”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]• Hala Boracza
The name of the hall probably comes from the surname of the owner, in the vicinity there is the surname Borak. There is a small estate administratively owned by Żabnica in the hall. A shepherd's hall located in Beskid Żywiecki in the Lipowski Wierch and Romanki Group, on a mountain pass with a height of approx 860 m, between the peak of Prusów (1010 m) and the vertex 998 m on the north-west ridge of Radykalny Wierch. A detailed route to Hala Boraczą can be found in our Walking Tours[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_gallery interval=”3″ images=”6411,6412″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6414″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Church of. M. B. Częstochowska in Żabnica - the construction of a wooden church began in 1910 year. The inhabitants of Żabnica and the Archduke of Żywiec, Karol Stefan Habsburg, provided wood for the construction of the church[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”CISIEC”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6417″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]St.. Maximilian Kolbe in Cisiec - was created in unusual circumstances. In November 1972 Inhabitants of Cisiec, despite the explicit prohibition of the authorities, in one day they built a church on previously prepared foundations[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

NEAR THE HUNGARIAN HILL

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The Milówka commune is located 7 km from Węgierska Górka

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]• Forest Castle in Milówka - Botanic Garden, which delights with the richness of oriental vegetation. You can find traces of the Mayan culture in it, Aztecs and Incas. Everything that is here is made of wood and stones, and the main “equipment” this place is mostly of Asian origin, animals are a substitute for a zoo and approx 1,5 million flowers - a veritable botanical garden. Numerous ponds with fish floating in the water, frogs and turtles. Places for relaxation and reflection with swings and other attractions.
Walking along the winding paths of the garden, it is impossible to miss the statue of Świętowit, which was entered in the Guinness Book of Records.
Link: http://www.lesnygrod.pl/

• “Old cottage” in Milówka - located at Piastowska Street 1, is undoubtedly one of the oldest examples of folk architecture. The date of the cottage construction - year is engraved in the chamber 1739.
Local legend says, that King Jan Kazimierz had already stayed there for the night while escaping from the Swedes. However, no source information confirms this fact. Jan III Sobieski was also supposed to spend the night here during the Viennese expedition. This place is perfect for introducing young people and more, old customs, legends and lifestyle.

• The Jewish cemetery in Milówka - the Jewish cemetery was established at the end of the 19th century, the oldest extant matzeva comes from 1892 year. Most of the matzevot were destroyed during the occupation, it was only in the nineties that renovation works began.

• Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Milówka – w 1834 year, the construction of a brick church began, which serves parishioners until now. The founders of the church were the local county. Over time, the church was enriched with altars, decorative polychrome and stained glass windows

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Clay approx. 20km from Węgierska Górka

http://www.geopark.com.pl/pl/o-nas.html

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The city is 13 km away from Węgierska Górka

Mentions about Żywiec appear already in 1308 year, called the capital of the Beskidy Mountains, it lies in a picturesque valley covering the area above 100 km ² at the confluence of the Soła and Koszarawa rivers, on the Żywieckie Lake. It is surrounded on all sides by magnificent mountain peaks. In this charming city, in addition to walking along the winding streets, the Old Castle deserves attention, which houses the City Museum. The New Castle and the English-style park are also worth noting, The Habsburg Palace and the Chinese House.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]• Żywiec Brewery Museum - it is the largest and most modern facility of this type in Poland. The brewery was founded in 1856 year by the Archduke of Habsburg. Museum visitors actively learn about the history of the Żywiec brewery and its present day.
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One of the largest pumped storage power plants in the world, on which there is an artificial water reservoir, able to contain 2,5 million m³ of water, to which he pumps water from the located fr 440 below the lake. The water falls into the interior of Góra Żar and drives the turbines of the power plant. An additional attraction on Góra Żar is the Rope Park, the so-called. Małpi Gaj and a toboggan run. There is also a long ski run 1600 m, artificially snowed, illuminated with sound system.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6424″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6425″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

FURTHER AREA

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ok. 35 km from Węgierska Górka

The capital of Podbeskidzie, “little Vienna” and in it numerous monuments and tourist attractions. It is worth visiting the Old Town Square - the heart of medieval Bielsko, which are surrounded by baroque-classicist tenement houses from the 17th-18th centuries. The tenement houses were rebuilt in the 19th century after several fires. The Town Hall is also noteworthy, Polish Theater, building of the Polish Post Office. It is also worth going by cable car to Szyndzielnia, to admire the panorama of Bielsko-Biała.

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ok. 50 km from Węgierska Górka

Wadowice this city in the province. Lesser Poland, located in the Silesian Foothills on the Skawa River. The birthplace of John Paul II is eagerly visited by Polish and foreign tourists and pilgrims. They are noteworthy: family home of John Paul II, City Museum (one of the oldest buildings in the city), Minor Basilica of the Presentation of the Lord, Zegadłowicz Museum, Monastery of the Discalced Carmelite Fathers and the Sanctuary of St.. Józef "On the Hill” With 1899, Karol Hagenhuber's confectionery

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ok. 45km from Węgierska Górka

Świat Marzeń Miniature Park it's an amazing place, in which while traveling through Australia, Greece, Italy, Poland, China, France, Mexico you will admire the miniature buildings characteristic of each of these countries. You will find all objects, which a self-respecting tourist going on a trip around the world should necessarily see.
In just one day, you will stand in front of the Eiffel Tower, in St.. Peter, at the Moai statues, at the Brandenburg Gate, at the gondola mooring in the water canal surrounding St.. Mark or the Wall of China.
There is a Medieval Fortress in the Miniature Park.

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ok. 60 km from Węgierska Górka

a w nim Auschwitz Birkenau Museum is a place of commemoration of the most terrible death factory in the history of the world, what a concentration camp created by the Germans was. It makes an extraordinary impression on visitors, because it allows us to at least partially imagine the scale of the Holocaust[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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the. Turystyczna 1,

34-350 Cisiec

(next to Wegierska Górka)

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