The Shrine of Our Lady of Szczyrk is situated
at an altitude of 670 meters above sea level ,
in the picturesque hills belonging to the massif
of Klimczok. The tradition relates that at the
end of the nineteenth century apparitions of
Mother of God were to happen here. The
construction of the church started in 1912. It
was completed after the First World War. In
addition to the sanctuary, which is a
pilgrimage destination, there is a blue hiking
trail which runs from Szczyrk to Klimczok.
The Church of Saint James the Apostle is the oldest shrine in Szczyrk. It was built between 1797 and 1800, on the main road to Bielsko. It is a wooden log cabin construction, covered with shingles. The tower is crowned with a distinctive tent-roof over the upper chamber. The interior is baroque and comes primarily from the liquidated Norbertine abbey church in Nowy Sącz.
Szyndzielnia boasts of one of the cable cars
in Polish skiing resorts. Szyndzielnia with a
height of 1028 m above sea level lies within
the boundaries of Bielsko-Biała. It has
always been a hiking and skiing centre in the
Silesian Beskids. The first records
concerning winter sports here come from the
end of the 19th century. Here we have a
good example of both tradition and
Perhaps, he was the best at painting snowy landscapes. Whom are we talking about? About Julian Fałat, an unsurpassed Polish watercolor painter, a master of painting impression. At the beginning of the last century, he permanently bound his life to Bystra near Bielsko-Biała, where he built a villa called ‘Fałatówka”, and where he was buried in the village cemetery. This interesting museum, which is a branch of the Bielsko-Biała Museum, cultivates the memory of the painter.
"Forest churches" in Cieszyn Silesia are memorials to the
times of persecution the local Protestants in the
seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. When the
Catholic Habsburgs ordered to shut down all the
Protestant churches in the principality, the faithful
prayed in secret, mostly in the forests of the Silesian
Beskids. The Protestants from Bielsko gathered at the
stone altar in Mikuszowice Śląskie. You will find the
place while hiking along the Red Trail from Bielskie
Błonia Blonia Bystra and beyond to Klimczok.
Klimczok hostel is situated at an altitude of 1,034 m above sea level, which guarantees wypoczywającym clean air free from pollution of urban, and the beautiful forest clearings provide relaxation and comfort in the silence of mountain forests.