Kłodzko Land is a historical region in southwestern Poland. From geographical perspective Kłodzko Land consists of the Kłodzko Valley and the surrounding Sudetes mountains. It is named after its capital city, Kłodzko. It is one of the most beautiful regions of Poland.
Fourteen towns and communes of the Kłodzko district are placed in beautiful environment: high-placed observation points, marvelous rock formations, splashing waterfalls, romantic ruins, monumental buildings, interesting industrial objects.
Furthermore, the touristic routes, attractive accommodation and delicious regional cuisine had made this region really popular place for visiting. Its attractions are rich in tourists, especially those who like hiking and ski trails, horse riding, canoeing and rafting or simply having some rest.
The rich history of the region: castles, manor houses, defensive structures, monuments of nature. Worth seeing are: Fortress complex with underground labyrinths, Glatzer Drifts, an underground Tunnel complex of Walimscy, Fortress Srebrnogórska, gold mine in the Golden Slope, Bear Caves and Uranium Mine in Kletno.
Museums with rich collections. We recommend: Museum of Klodzko in Kłodzko, Museum of papermaking in Duszniki Zdrój, Toys Museum, open-air Museum of folk culture in Kudowa Zdrój, TheMining museum in Nowa Ruda.
The destiny of many pilgrimages, the oasis of silence and prayer, known places are: theBasilica in Wambierzyce, the Chapel of skulls and Kalwaria in Czermna, The shrine of ourLady of guardian of the Faith in Brda, the shrine of the "Snow Maria " at the top of the Igliczna mountain.
Dozens of mountrain trails trails of different difficulty levels, numerous bicycle lanes, viewpoints, walking and therapeutic routes. Hiking in the surrounding hills, valleys, landscape parks will provide you with plenty of unforgettable impressions and spectacular views.
Kłodzko Land offers numerous attractions for active people. If you are an enthusiast of horse riding, playing golf, paint ball, fishing or rafting you will definitely find something for yourself.
Places for winter sports, numerous ski runs, ski lifts, the most attractive ones are: Skiing Centre in Zieleniec with its 28 ski lifts and a cable railway and Czarna Góra which offers 8 ski lifts and a cable railway. Kilometres of cross-country ski runs on both Polish and Czech side of the border.
Cultural, musical, film and poetry events are for example: The International Festival of Amateur Films POL-8, The Sources of Art in Polanica Zdrój, The Moniuszko's Festiwal in Kudowa Zdrój, The International Chopin Piano Festival in Duszniki Zdrój or The International Festival of folklore in Nowa Ruda.
The visitors of Polanica appreciate the cultural and sports life of the city. The promenade in the oldest part of the town is a favorite meeting place for tourists and inhabitants of Polanica.
The Spa Park is one of the biggest and most beautiful parks in Poland has been registered in the relics register since 1991.
For lovers of two wheels there are 10 marked paths of varying difficulty around Polanica.
In the surrounding area
We highly recommend: underground tourist route and Klodzko Fortress, national park of “Table Mountains” with the Great Gorge, “Miedzygorze” with a wilczki waterfall and our lady of the assumption sanctory, the bear cave in Kletno, Duszniki Zdroj with Chopin’s manor and Paper Museum, Kudowa Zdroj and Czermna – the chapel of skulls, open air museum, toy museum, Wambierzyce, Golf range at Szczytna, Ski resort in Zieleniec.
The Czech part of the Sudetes
If you have already seen all the wonders of nature, monuments, mountrains, restaurants and spas you can always visit the Czech part of the Sudetes. There are quite a few interesting and worth seeing places just across the border.
Moreover, the taste of the Czech beer and knedliki (famous Czech potato dumplings) also attract the visitors.