Parkowa Mountain and Spa Park

Góra Parkowa is the main tourist attraction and the peak in the Jaworzyna Range in Beskid Sądecki, in Krynica-Zdrój with a height of 742 m. Czaplimi Ponds, a health path, two tourist routes What is worth seeing on Góra Parkowa? Polana Michasiowa is a popular holiday destination on Góra Parkowa. A mineral water spring called Bocianówka sprouts there, topped with a cast, showing a stork with a baby clinging to its neck. Another great attraction is the toboggan run, which was put into use in 1929, and where the first Polish Championships were held in 1930. Currently, every year from January to the end of February, it is used by young tobogganing adepts. International Competition for the Krynica Cup. Another popular tourist attraction is the funicular. It was opened on December 17, 1937. It was the second cable car of this type in Europe. At its upper station there is a restaurant and a ski lift for children.

Jaworzyna Krynicka - gondola lift

Jaworzyna Krynicka or Jaworzyna is a peak in Beskid Sądecki, located in Krynica-Zdrój. It is the highest peak in the Jaworzyna Range and is 1114 m high. Jaworzyna is best known as a ski resort, one of the largest in Poland. In the Czarny Potok valley there is a modern Jaworzyna Krynicka Ski Station, which consists of 8 ski runs, served by a gondola lift and 7 ski lifts. There are a total of 14 km of ski runs here (including the longest illuminated ski run in Poland). Most importantly, the cable car runs to the top all year round, so children will love the trip to the top. In the upper part of the northern slope there is the PTTK Hostel, where you can book accommodation, and the Museum of Mountain Tourism is nearby. Jaworzyna Krynicka is also a characteristic vantage point. It is largely forested, mainly by beeches, firs and spruces. The summit is enriched with caves and outcrops. On the eastern slope there is the largest of its caves - the Devil's Stone. The trail to Jaworzyna Krynicka is a great idea for a one-day trip while relaxing in a health resort. See the description of the mountain trail with a child to Jaworzyna Krynicka.

The promenade in Krynica-Zdrój and tourist attractions in its vicinity

Krynicki promenade is the city center. The most important monuments of Krynica are located there.

  1. The Słotwinka Pump Room is the oldest building in Krynica. It comes from 1806. It is located in the Słotwiński Park at Piłsudskiego Street.

  2. Right next to it is the Koncertowa restaurant, whose history dates back to 1870. The pavilion built at that time was called Słotwiński Concert Pavilion and it also served as such. Concerts were held there. It has been serving as a restaurant since 1989.

  3. Mud Baths from 1881.

  4. Old Mineral Baths from 1863-1966.

  5. Neo-Renaissance Old Spa House from 1889 (with the original ballroom preserved), which houses the Mieczysław pump room.

  6. Wooden Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord from 1864.

  7. Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, erected in the years 1887-1902 in the style of the Italian Renaissance.

  8. Concert shell,

  9. Adam Mickiewicz's statue,

  10. Monument to Nikifor Krynicki.

Main Pump Room in Krynica-Zdrój

The Main Pump Room in Krynica-Zdrój is a modern building with a steel structure, offering mineral waters with healing properties. Not all of them will taste good. The available waters are: Jan, Słotwinka, Tadeusz, Zdrój Główny, Zuber. There you can sit on the sofas, read a book or newspaper, it is well lit and has lush vegetation, which gives the air adequately fresh and moist. It is located at Aleja im. Leona Nowotarski 9/3. It is open daily from 10:00 to 21:00.

The Toy Museum in Krynica-Zdrój

If you are wondering what to see in Krynica-Zdrój with a child, we have already answered. This is the Toy Museum, which is a branch of the facility established in 2002 in Kudowa-Zdrój. The branch of the Toy Museum in Krynica-Zdrój was opened in 2010 and is called Bajka. The museum contains a collection of toys from antiquity to the 1980s. There are home theaters, Christmas nativity scenes, toys known from films, dolls and their accessories, tin toys, boys' militaries, blocks, animals, optical toys, self-paintings and many more. There are also school supplies and a mini-class from 50 years ago.

Lookout tower - treetop path

The lookout tower is the newest tourist attraction in Krynica-Zdrój. This vantage point is the first tree-top tower in Poland. The wooden structure, 49.5 meters high, is located in the Jaworzyna Krynicka forest belt, at the top of the Słotwiny Arena ski station. The route to the tower leads along a specially prepared wooden path. The total length of the path is 1030 meters. With children in mind, a 60-meter long slide has been built.

The Nikifor Museum in Krynica-Zdrój

The Nikifor Museum in Krynica-Zdrój is a museum in which paintings and souvenirs of the famous painter - primitive Nikifor Krynicki have been collected. The museum is located in the wooden Romanówka building. The facility is a branch of the District Museum in Nowy Sącz. The museum building, i.e. the Romanówka villa, was built in the second half of the 19th century as a guest house. It is a historic building and is located on the Małopolska Wooden Architecture Trail. It was only in 1995 that the Nikifor Museum was opened there. 77 works by the artist were collected in the museum. These include landscapes of Beskidy with Orthodox churches and railway stations, self-portraits, military scenes, railway stations and offices painted in the 1920s and 1930s.

What is worth seeing in Krynica-Zdrój with children? The most interesting attractions

Krynica-Zdrój is a very child-friendly city. Below is a list of places that should be of interest to families with children. I have already described a few of them in detail above. Fountains, ponds and flower beds in animal shapes Krynicki Rope Park on the way to the lower station of the cable car to Jaworzyna Krynicka, Mamut Rope Park on Parkowa Mountain, Park Mountain, Cable car to Jaworzyna Krynicka, City swimming pool, Toy Museum, Slide at the observation tower.