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The Kraków-Częstochowa Jurrasic Upland

Olkusz

Description

A territory located in the southern part of Poland that consists of a hilly landscape to the level of 400-515 m with Jurassic limestone rocks. It is an 80 km stretchwhich connects Kraków with Częstochowa.

The Kraków-Częstochowa Jurrasic Upland delights with its diversity:

– abundant  flora and fauna,

– numerous woods,

– geology (caves with stalagmites and stalactites, Maczuga Herkulesa, Rów Krzeszowicki).

The rivers Warta, Biała Przemsza, Czarna Przemsza and Pilica have their sources here.

 

Tourist attractions of the place include:

– Ogrodzieniec Castle,

– RabsztynCastle,

– Castle in Olkusz,

– BoboliceCastle,

– Jasna Góra,

– Smocza Jama,

– Łokietek’s Cave,

– so called ‘Trail of the Eagles’ Nests’.

 

In the Kraków- Częstochowa Upland the films ‘The Saragossa Manuscript’ and ‘The Revenge’ were made.

Additional information

Is accessible to public?

Yes

How far it is?

Small

How good lightning is

High

Noise level

Small

Has parking space

Yes

Needs permission?

Yes