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Bank Zachodni WBKBanks0.5km
Krucze SkalyHill0.9km
Hala Szrenicka Ski LiftSki lifts0.9km
Muzeum MineralogiczneMuseums0.9km
Ski Resort Szklarska PorebaSki resorts1km
Babiniec Ski LiftSki lifts1km
Juna. Muzeum Ziemi Minerals i Rocks. Naumowicz J.Museums1km
Museum of the EarthMuseums1km
Wobbling RockRocks2km
Dinopark Szklarska Poreba2km
Szklarki FallsWaterfalls2km
Kamienczyka WaterfallWaterfalls2km
Dolina SzklarkiValleys2km
SudetesRegion2km
Mineralogical MuseumMuseums3km


Tourist information and destination rating

Category: Cities, Local time: 01:41:05, Altitude: 637m, Official WWW website:

Pros

peaceful locality

Cons

far from the airport

Suitable for

active vacation
health tourism
romantic vacation
sport tourism

Transportation and means of transport

railway

Activities

skiing

Other services

campsite
rent-a-car company


Information and Facts

GPS: 50.8251, 15.524
Altitude: 637 m
Nearest airport: Copernicus Wroclaw Airport, 127 km
Nearest border: Czech Republic, 4 km
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 4:33:06 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Pros: peaceful locality, , mountains in the surroundings, flat surrounding area, near large towns, important birthplace, sauna, forests

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Szklarska Poreba: Reviews

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 Aura: 69Reviews: 124Aug 31, 2011 10:25:23 AM
Szklarska Poręba is an important recreational, sports and tourist resort in Poland . It is located in the south-western part of Poland, in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship, at the border line between the Jizera Mountains and the Krkonoše Mountains, not far from the border with the Czech Republic . At present, it has a population of 9 thousand. Szklarska Poręba is a very attractive tourist destination because the place offers wonderful natural sceneries and a great variety of activities at any season.

Transport

Szklarska Poręba is easy to access by car, coach or train. If you go by car, take the road no. E65. Five trains a day are scheduled to Szklarska Poręba from Jelenia Góra and there are another three from Wrocław . Beginning from 2010, you can travel to Szklarska Poręba by train from the Czech Republic too, from Kořenov . There is a regular bus transport to Jelenia Góra (every hour) . Three coaches a day regularly go to Wrocław . Another option is the bus from the town of Szklarska Poręba to the border crossing point Jakuszyce . From there, you can take a walk to Harrachov, and you can continue on by train or by bus to, for example, Jablonec nad Nisou , Liberec or Praha . The nearest international airport is Wrocław (Copernicus Airport Wrocław) .

Activities

Szklarska Poręba has been a tourist resort since the 19th century. It is an ideal destination for active holiday both in summer and in winter. In summer, a great variety of tourist trails is available so you can enjoy and admire the natural beauties in the surroundings. It is not only hikers who like to come and spend their free time in the area of Szklarska Poręba. Bikers are offered a lot of interesting trails, too - the only disadvantage is that the landscape is rather hilly so we recommend you to take a good mountain bike with you. Climbers come to Szklarska Poręba very often, too as right in the town they can come across challenging rock terrains for climbers. In winter, the locality is an ideal destination both for downhill and cross-country skiing. Just above the town of Szklarska Poręba you can visit a very popular skiing resort , one of the best skiing resorts in Poland . Its longest chair-lift is in operation in summer, too (if you decide to use it, do not forget to pay the admission fee for your visit to the Krkonoše National Park) . There are lots of well-maintained cross-country skiing trails in this area. Keen skiers should take the trail to Jakuszyce as this little village is considered as a real paradise for cross-country skiers.

Places of interest

Szklarska Poręba offers several places of interest that are popular with tourists. Probably the best of them is the waterfall named Kamienczyka . It is the highest waterfall on the Polish side of the Krkonoše Mountains. At weekends, crowds of Polish, Czech and German tourists come to admire it. Another attraction is the Dinopark . It presents dinosaur models (in real sizes!) . Tourists interested in local glass-making tradition can visit the glass museum in the Julia Glassworks. The surrounding area in the near vicinity of Szklarska Poręba offers a variety of other tourist attractions, in particular natural places of interest, and also some more small museums. For more information you can visit the Information Centre in Pstrowskiego Street.

Tourist services

The infrastructure in Szklarska Poręba is very good. The town is able to offer various types of accommodation. For general information about accommodation facilities you can click HERE . There are altogether 10 hotels, 90 hostels, 50 pensions, 60 registered private boarding houses, and a campsite (Camping Pod Klonem) . As for the facilities, the campsite is rather modest but it is located only 500 m from the centre of the town. Szklarska Poręba offers a lot of restaurants and fast food restaurants and cafés. In addition, there is a lot of shops and traditional little shops - and if you are a keen shopper, you will definitely enjoy the experience of traditional Polish street shopping.

History

Szklarska Poręba was founded in the 14th century - more precisely in 1366. Local people used to make their bread from glass making and wood cutting. Since the 19th century is has been an important Polish recreational centre. Szklarska Poręba was formally declared the town in 1959.

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