Category: Marked tourist route
Trasa nr 5 Ku słowackim wiatrakom
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Trasa nr 5 Ku słowackim wiatrakom

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bike average 140,00 [min]
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Trail length: 27
Trail length in the Silesian Voivodeship: 27

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The Trijunction is a geographical point at which the borders of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia meet in Jaworzynka, a village in the southern part of the Silesian Beskids. In a short distance, in the three countries, there are three villages, which all can be visited in less than 3 hours. An attractive, picturesque region is a popular place for pleasant walks and longer hikes, during which the visitor has an opportunity to explore the border areas of the three countries, or even taste Polish, Czech and Slovak beer.
Jaworzynka is a village located literally "beyond the mountains, beyond the forests," in a picturesque area along the Polish, Slovakian and Czech border of the Silesian Beskids. Undoubtedly, one of the places worth visiting is a museum displaying regional exhibits. After moving a few other objects, it became a small open-air museum.
In Istebna, a Beskid village known widely for its landscape and inhabitants’ attachment to the highland tradition, it is worthwhile to visit - by prior telephone appointment – Jan Juroszek’s forge. For more than 20 years, he has been making elaborate iron railings, fences, stairs, gates and a number of smaller items on his farm.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is the oldest shrine in Istebna. The brick building was built in the years 1792-1794. It replaced a wooden church erected in the early eighteenth century. From outside, the church looks simple, referring to the architectural style of the late Baroque. The interior, on the other hand, has a distinctive design - a work of the Istebna artists, including Jan Wałach and the Konarzewski family.
The Kawulok’s wooden cottage was built in 1863. It now houses an exhibition presenting the old household equipment and musical instruments, such as a gaida (bagpipe), a shepherd's horn, or a fujara, which is a large sophisticated folk shepherd's fipple flute .The interesting exhibits and the stories of the local guides have long enjoyed great popularity among tourists. It is located on the Wooden Architecture Trail of the Silesia province.
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