According to the nineteenth-century descriptions it was one of the most beautiful caves in Poland. The cave is located in the north-western branch of Pustelnica mountain in the Sokole range and comprises a vast system together with the Wszystkich Świętych cave. It was first described as early as at the beginning of the nineteenth century by geologist Jerzy Bogumił Pusch. The rich dripstone was destroyed as a result of calcite [spar] mining.
Nowadays it is frequently visited by tourists and constitutes a great attraction of the region.
Sokole range, Olsztyn municipality, Czestochowa district, Silesian province.
A nature trail [yellow signs] through the “Sokole Góry” nature reserve leads to the cave entrance.
The route starts at the car park under the Sokole range near the suburban bus line No. 67 Częstochowa – Biskupice.
The cave can be visited every year from 15 April to 15 November.
Route length – approx. 40 m
Tour time together with the walk from the car park – about 1.5 hours.
Internal temperature of about 8.0oC.
Humidity about 85.0 %.
The route is not illuminated electrically.
Access impossible for people with disabilities.
Comfortable sports footwear and warm clothing in the summer recommended.
At least two light sources are recommended.