City of Karpacz (Lower Silesian Voivodeship)

The city of Karpacz is included to the province Lower Silesian Voivodeship and to the neighborhood jeleniogórski

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Discover one of the most popular winter resorts in Poland: Karpacz

Polish city located on the slopes of Mount Sniezka, at 1602 meters above sea level at the foot of the Karkonosze Mountains, Karpacz is one of the most popular ski resorts in Poland and is also a popular resort for hikes and outdoor activities during the summer season. Charming village founded at the end of the 14th century following the destruction of a village named Broniow during the period of exploitation of the metals and ores in the Sowia valley, Karpacz, which stretches along a winding 3-kilometer road, has a number of high-quality tourist infrastructures that mingle with the upper houses that it has. home. For an optimal access to the ten ski slopes of the village, the skiers have access to 7 lifts while the hikers can take one of the six tracks through mountains and woods that Go to Sniezka. A typical mountain town in the shadow of the Monts des GÃ © ants, Karpacz ranks among the most popular winter capitals in Poland, but if sport and nature are its most important attractions, it is also home to some historical and cultural sites that are sure to delight culture lovers. The climate of Karpacz is of winter type characterized by harsh winters with snowfall as well as fog and strong winds at any time of the year. Location: Basse- Silesse Population: 5063 (2006 census)

Points of interests / things to see

The Wang Church, Karpacz's landmark historic site

Unique architectural monument in the world, the Lutheran Mountain Chapel named Church Our Savior, still called Wang Church or Wang Temple, was erected in a Scandinavian architectural style with influences of Romanticism This Protestant chapel built with pine logs is distinguished by its type of construction that did not require the use of a single nail. Built between the twelfth and thirteenth century in Wang, a city in Norway, the church Wang was bought by King Frà © dà © ric -Guillaume IV, King of Prussia, in 1840 to make it escape the destruction that threatened her in the 1830s. The King wanted the church Wang to be moved to Pfaueninsel in Berlin, but his project did not succeed and it was Countess Friederike Charlotte Redern, a fervent Protestant, who took over. The church was finally dismantled and settled in the village of Karpacz between 1842 and 1844, a town with growing popularity of the era in which an ever-increasing number traveled. Protestant tourists from Prussia who did not have a Protestant church on the spot. After its installation in Karpacz, the Wang Church undergoes some renovations (installation of a high bell in the stone tower of the church, construction of an open-air gallery around the church as well as a school and a presbytery) under the command of the royal builder, Hamann and a famous architect of Berlin from the time, Stüler. Located in Karpacz commune for more than 150 years, Wang Church is one of the emblematic sites of the region of the Monts des Gà © ants and the symbol par excellence of Karpacz whatso € ™ it is possible to visit every day. Opening hours: April 15th to October 31st 9am - 6pm 1st November to April 14th 9am - 5pm < Prices: 6 zł  / 7 zl (winter period) 5 zl (permission to photograph)

Fall back to childhood at the Karpacz Municipal Toy Museum

Whether you are a very young child or a former child, the Karpacz Municipal Toy Museum will be waiting for a break, an afternoon, after a break. The snowy slopes of Karpacz or walked some trails through nature. This unpublished museum founded in 1995 by world-renowned mime and director of Wroclaw's Pantomime Theater, Henryk Tomaszewski, houses several collections of dolls leased to the city by its founder and toy collections. The museum's collections include Christmas eighteenth century figurines, twentieth-century toys including Mexican toys, and more. from Japan or Australia and nineteenth-century dolls. After a visit to the Karpacz Toy Museum, poet and playwright Tadeusz Rozewicz, a friend of the founder of the Henryk Tomaszewski museum, made the commemoration of it in one of his poems. mà © lancoliques. Although the Karpacz Municipal Toy Museum is intended primarily for children, it will also delight adults by allowing them to find inspiration or take a nostalgic journey back to their past childhood. Website: http://www.muzeumzabawek.pl/ Email: muzeumzabawek@poczta.onet.pl/ Telephone number: 075 - 761 8523 Address: ul. Karkonoska 5, 58-540 Karpacz Opening hours: Tuesday 10am - 5:30 pm / 9am - 5:30 pm (between May and October) Wednesday to Friday 9am â € " 15h30 Saturday to Sunday 10h - 16h30 Prices: 8 zl

The Karpacz Sports and Tourism Museum (Muzeum Sportu i Turystyki), a museum dedicated to the tourist attractions of the village

Housed in a historic house with painted shutters and typical local architecture, the Karpacz Sports and Tourism Museum has been in existence since 1974 and makes it possible to testify to sport as well as to nature which are the two great assets of the Polish village. Located in the city center of Karpacz, the Museum of Sports and Tourism focuses its exhibitions on 3 centers of interest: origins and development of tourism, the history of winter sports and the conservation of nature. The temporary exhibitions of the museums that respond to these 3 centers of interest address several themes including the history of the region of the Monts des GÃ © darts , the history and history of Polish athletes, explanations of sports and pastoral equipment, the discovery of the local fauna and flora, the discovery of places of worship ancestral pagans, the work of herbalists, the rush to treasures in Karkonosze, the history of mountain refuges, among others. The children who are the most enthusiastic visitors to the museum will be able to discover through the floors of the museum building, exhibitions on life-saving and ski equipment such as skates or sledding, historical elements such as the ski jumping champion's shirt, Adam Malysz or personal belongings of Polish skater Erwina Rys. A department of conservation allows to discover the animals coming from the region as well as some curiosities like a calf with two heads. Website: http: //www.muzeumsportu .org / Â Address: ul. Mr Kopernika 2, 58-540 Karpacz Phone number: 075 - 761 9652 Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9am - 5pm Closed Mondays Entrance fees: 6 PLN (adult rate) / 4 PLN (child rate)

Observe the summit of the South at the Sniezka Observatory

The current Sniezka Observatory, built between 1966 and 1974, is the work of Witold Lipinski and Waldemar Wawreyniak. This modern site of observation located on Sniezka which allows to observe the sky and the summit of the mountains of the region, is not the first one is not the first of its kind. Open at the beginning of the nineteenth century in the tourist hostel located in a building of the Saint Laurent Chapel, formerly secluded, the first center dâ € Karpacz's observation allowed observations to be made from the highest peak of the South in 1824. A few years later, in 1880, a brand new inn was built on the crest of Sniezka, which hosted there in 1899 a second observatory, a 16-meter tall tower entirely made of wood on a square plan and stabilized by steel cables fixed to the rocks of the mountain. The center was nearly razed by German troops in 1945, then was used until the completion of the construction of the current building of the Sniezka Observatory before falling into ruin and destruction. It will be demolished in 1989. Endowed with a modern architecture daring, the observatory will also like the amateurs of architecture by its particular structure composed dâ € ™ Steel and mounted on a concrete base, which earned him a distinction at the World Exposition of Architecture held in Mexico. Website: http: //www.sniezka.karpacz.pl/ Telephone number: 075 - 752 6851

Participate in EveryBoard Festival, a festival dedicated to all lovers of board sports

If you go during the winter season in Karpacz, it is possible to participate in the EveryBoard festival which was held during the year 2013 towards the end of April. This festival, which brings together a large number of skiers from Poland and Europe in the village of Karpacz, is not only dedicated to sportsmen and sports fans. risks, but will also please families and children residing or visiting Karpacz. The festival, which usually lasts two days, animates the entire village and breaks down into surfing sports competitions, longboad, mountainbord, lumbar skiing, skateboarding, wakeboarding , trickboard, among others. In addition to the various sports competitions that can be attended, the festival is also animated by cultural and educational events aimed at promoting sport for people. disabled people, to allow meetings with trainers in extreme sports, to train on safety in sport, to animate and entertain (concerts, shows, etc.), to discover sports coaching, to present the market of sports equipment, to organize fashion shows with different models of surfboards, to train on the medical economy and life in the mountains. Website: http://www.everyboardfest.pl/

Escapade in the heart of nature at the Parc National des Monts GÃ © ants

Idea for relaxing in nature or hiking, the National Park of Monts GÃ © ants located south of Karpacz, is part of different tourist attractions of the city and the city. of the Monts GÃ © ants. From Karpacz, athletes or families and couples who enjoy hiking, will be able to take one of the six tracks that will lead them to Sniezka, through a rich nature with special landscapes composed of Waterfalls, rock formations, huge rock caverns dug by glaciers since the age of ice, lakes, among others. Due to the very changeable weather, it will be necessary to learn the facts well before organizing an outdoor activity.

Going on the sled even on the summer toboggan

Located in the center of the village on a slope, the Summer Luge allows you to indulge in sliding sports, to raise the adrenaline, and even when itâ € ™ s is summer in Karpacz. Designed for children as well as for adults, the summer sled allows you to slide and have fun safely with trolleys that allow you to degrade the slope. At a madly amusing speed. Located just off the Alpine bobsleigh track, the summer toboggan on a 1060-meter-long slope slips to At 30 km / h on the numbered road 800, all offering optimal safety conditions, because its design type prevents slips or falls from trucks mounted on trucks. rails.

Visit the Far West in the Polish landscape

An unforgettable and fun escape from the region of the Monts GÃ © ants, Western City, located near Karpacz, allows you to live for a few hours or a day in a typical city. Far West in full Poland. Offering the appearance and atmosphere of the western US border cities, Western City is under the authority of a shrine and allows visitors to unmask in its streets, alongside cowboys and indians, to watch the burglary of the bank several times during the day, the shows given in the evenings at the saloon, etc. Several activities are also offered at Western City to allow visitors to feel like in the Far West, including riding on a mechanical bull or on a horse.

Raven Rocks, the climbers paradise

Located on the right bank of the river named Plomnicy, the Raven Rocks (Raven Rocks) are a natural and unspoilt site in which sports enthusiasts and climbers can have fun. A rock formation rising to an altitude of 25 meters, the Raven Rocks are composed mainly of granite within which there are small quantities of rare minerals. Today, there are only two artificial caves, due to the wear of time and the experiences of the nineteenth century. Climbing enthusiasts and climbers can practice to get to the top of the mountain where they can enjoy breathtaking views of the Monts Gerais.

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Vacation rentals in Karpacz (Lower Silesian Voivodeship)

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APARTAMENTY SUN&FUN WYGODNY
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Log Cabin Lodge Apartments
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Apartament CARMEN
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Apartament Oskar
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Pensjonat Pod 5
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Grapa Apartments in Karpacz
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Holiday house Karpacz for 5 - 10 persons with 5 bedrooms - Holiday house
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Apartamenty BLUE SKY
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Nad Łomniczką
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Babie Lato
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Nad Łomniczką
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Apartament SONIA
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Willa Górskie Zacisze
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Karpacz time
Timezone
UTC +2:00 (Europe/Warsaw)
Summer time UTC +2:00
Winter time UTC +3:00

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Country :
Poland
Locality :
Karpacz
Administrative area 1 :
Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Administrative area 2 :
jeleniogórski
Country code :
PL
Latitude :
50.7758815
Longitude :
15.7555976

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Getting to Karpacz

The nearest airport to Karpacz (130 kilometers) is Wroclaw Airport, Strachowice Airport. When you arrive in Wroclaw, you have the choice between the train or the car to go to Jelenia Gora, from where you will then take a bus or the car to reach Karpacz. In Karpacz, several private bus companies allow travelers to rent a vehicle according to their needs and expectations. These buses are suitable for people with disabilities and are ideal for sightseeing with groups or simply for regular lines from a nearby town. on the other, the private local bus companies come to relay the transport service set up in the municipality. A dozen points of waiting for these private bus lines are available in the city. In addition, if some of these lines work only a few days in the week, during the summer season, their service is generally intensified, even daily. Estimated budget: 5 zl € 6.40 one-hour trip Karpacz â € "Jelenia Gora Do not take the bus to Karpacz and its surroundings, it is possible to do call one of the taxi companies present in the municipality or simply use the services of a car rental agency to have a personal vehicle during all his / her stay. day. A ski bus is available in Karpacz to allow individuals, groups, companies and institutions to easily move throughout Poland to ski resorts, including ski resort of Karpacz. Telephone number: 075 â € "761 8517 Website : http://www.karpacz-bus.pl/

Hotels in Karpacz (Lower Silesian Voivodeship)

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Hotel Carmen

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Apartamenty Sun & Snow Karpacz Myśliwska

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Hotel Vivaldi

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Hotel Alpejski

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Mercure Karpacz Skalny

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Pałac Margot SPA

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Pensjonat Karkonoski SPA

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Hotel Artus

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Zielony Domek

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Jawor

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