flisacy na dunajcu

Polish Dunajec Raftsmen Association

The raftsmen hail from a handful of locations in the Pieniny: Szczawnica, Kroscienko, Sromowce Nizne and Wyzne and Czorsztyn. Many of them live in various cities of Poland and Europe, yet they have not abandoned their calling as raftsmen, and…

Attractions in the Pieniny

The Pieniny Mountains are one of the best-known and most pic ranges in Poland. The whole chain is characterised by luxuriant vegetation (about 1 000 species of vascular flora) and exceptionally slender rock formations, built mostly of Jurassic limestone. Between…

przystań flisacka szczawnica

Route

At the boat-house in Kąty, there are two large car parks and two commercial and service pavilions. One of them houses a few souvenir boutiques and a small exhibition presenting the unique natural values of the Pieniny National Park. In…

czerwony klasztor

Legends

The Pieniny are a very interesting region, thanks not only to the beauty of the landscape and nature, but also to the numerous legends, rumours, and fairy tales. Before the construction of the dam, Czorsztyn was a place that gathered…

zachod nad dunajcem

History of the Dunajec River Gorge

Best-known in the Pieniny is the Dunajec Gorge, where tourists have been rafted down the river since’the first half of the 19th cen Originally in the raftsmen’s rafts carved from poplar trunks, and today, nailed together from planks, and proofed…

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