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Category: Marked tourist route
Będzin - Miasteczko Śląskie
Szlak Świerklaniecki
 
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WHERE FROM:
Będzin
WHERE TO:
Miasteczko Śląskie

Pieszy, Niebieski szlak turystyczny prowadzący z dzielnicy Będzina - Grodźca przez Rogoźnik, Wymysłów i Świerklaniec do Miasteczka Śląskiego. Najważniejsze atrakcje turystyczne do zobaczenia na trasie: w Grodźcu - kościół parafialny św. Katarzyny z XVII, kościółek św. Doroty i grodzisko wczesnośredniowieczne na Górze Św. Doroty (382 m n.p.m.), pałac Ciechanowskich z lat 1835-36, ruiny cementowni „Saturn”, kapliczka nad źródełkiem na stoku Dorotki; Jezioro Rogoźnik; koło Wymysłowa - bunkry Obszaru Warownego "Śląsk"; w Świerklańcu - park pałacowy o pow. 180 ha z kordegardą z 1905 r., rzeźbami Fremieta, małą architekturą i muszlą koncertową z 1906 r., kościół zamkowy i mauzoleum Donnersmarcków, Pałacyk Kawalera (obecnie hotel); Jezioro Chechło-Nakło; w Miasteczku Śląskim - układ urbanistyczny z wrzecionowatym rynkiem, ratuszem i małomiasteczkową zabudową oraz drewniany kościół Wniebowzięcia NMP i św. Jerzego z XVII wieku


The main way of travelling
Difficulty level Travel time [min]
walking easy 430,00 [min]
Other possible ways to travel
Difficulty level Estimated travel time [min]
bike easy 90,00 [min]
Detailed route parameters
Name
value
Total distance [km]
28,61
Total uphill distance [km]
2,37
Total downhill distance [km]
2,85
Total flat distance [km]
23,38
Total uphill altitude [m]
548,00
Total downhill altitude [m]
562,00
Minimum altitude [m.a.s.l.]
271,00
Average altitude [m.a.s.l.]
297,97
Maximum altitude [m.a.s.l.]
354,00

Szlak Świerklaniecki

Towns/cities on the road:
Będzin; Rogoźnik; Wymysłów; Świerklaniec; Miasteczko Śląskie
Trail length: 28,4
Trail length in the Silesian Voivodeship: 28,4
Districts: będziński
Voivodeships: Silesian
Amenities: campsites

See also

Będzin
Grodziec, which in the past was already a village and a separate town, has been a district of Będzin since 1975. It is located in the north-west part of the town, in a hilly area. Amid several storey high working class houses stands a Classicist palace of the Ciechanowskis, built in the 1840s. Today, it houses a care home.
Będzin
In Grodziec, which is a district of Będzin, there are magnificent industrial ruins. Tall chimneys, silos, sunken floors of the halls are remnants of the oldest cement plant in Poland. It was built by Jan Ciechanowski within his land estate in 1857. The plant had remained in the hands of the family until the mid-20s of the last century, when it was taken over by the Belgian company "Solvay". Portland cement was manufactured here until 1979.
Będzin
The parish branch church of Saint Dorothy in Będzin is located on Mount Saint Dorothy (382 m above sea level), also known as Mount of Transfiguration, in the town district of Grodziec. The church was erected in the first half of the 17th century, and for almost one hundred years served as a parish church. In 1865, a picture of Mother of God was placed in the church, which became a pilgrimage destination. Nowadays, the church houses its copy.
Czeladź
The Jewish cemetery at Będzinska Street in Czeladź served the faith of the Mosaic religion from two towns – Czeladź and Będzin. The cemetery was established at the end of the nineteenth century Or at the beginning of the twentieth century. There are 3200 graves in the area of over half a hectare with separate burial places for the deceased from Czeladź and Będziń, as well as for men and women. On the cemetery, we can find a mass grave of 500 Jews murdered in Będziń and a monument dedicated to the victims of the holocauSt
Będzin
The Będzin Zagłębie Museum operates two historical buildings - the 14th century Gothic castle on Castle Hill and the 18th century Mieroszewski Palace in Gzichów. The palace was adapted to the purposes as a museum in 1983. The well-preserved and carefully restored building houses the following exhibitions: “Stylish Interiors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries”, a collection of weapons, paintings and prints by Samuel Cygler. There are also ethnographic and archaeological exhibitions.
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