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Scout Resort in Korzkiew
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Scout Resort in Korzkiew consists of two buildings – one with 29 beds and a day room, while the second with a kitchen, dining room and room service. In addition, we have a five wooden houses for 10 people each.
There is no doubt that Krakow is one of the most important cultural centers of our country. Evidenced by the fact that up to the end of the eighteenth century it was the rightful capital of Poland. According to the official rankings, Krakow is in the forefront of the most attractive cities in Europe.
Scout Resort in Korzkiew is located on the south-eastern end of the Krakow-Czestochowa Upland. Located 15 km north-west of Krakow, is a good starting point for the important points on the map of the Malopolska Region.


The Scout Resort in Korzkiew is located at the south-eastern end of the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. As placed 15 km to northern-west of Cracow, it is an ideal base for important points on the map of małopolska region:
  • Korzkiew-Cracow: 15 km
  • Korzkiew-Wadowice (the town of Pope John Paul II): 65 km
  • Korzkiew-Wieliczka (the town of the Salt Mine): 41 km
  • Korzkiew-Oświęcim (the town of Auschwitz museum): 66 km
The resort stands in an area of Korzkiew Culture Park, which also reaches to the castle hill, Korzkiew s park and whole village and neighbourhood. On the hill, just by the resort, the Korzkiew s castle stands- knight s stronghold from the 14th century. It was renovated and recontructed just recently. It is a great viewpoint and the place where behind the medieval walls you can find a bit of modernity. The contrast multiplies the history valors of this monument. It is not the only castle in an area. In the neighbourhood there are the ruins of a castle in Ojców and a castle in Pieskowa Skała whick is one of the most valuable renaisannce monuments. Described zone is a part of Szlak Orlich Gniazd (The Nests Trail), one of the most renowned touristic trails in Poland, whose name derives from the castles towering over surrounding area in the image of the eagle nest. This is a fantastic opportunity for all walking and cycling lovers.

Attractions located within the municipality in which the Scout Resort is placed.


Ojcowski National Park


The only one in Krakowsko-Częstochowska Upland and, at the same time, polish national park of the smallest area. Despite this, among the most beautiful and valuable natural landscapes in the country. The park was established on the 14th of January 1956 (as a sixth national park in Poland) to guard the natural landscape of the Prądnik Valley.
Ojcowski National Park covers the central part of the Prądnik Valley (12 km long- from Pieskowa Skała to Prądnik Korzkiewski), lower and central part of the Sąspowska Valley (5 km long) and adjacent parts of the Jurassic plateau. It s area, after the changes done in 1997, increased from 1890 hectars to 2145,62 hectars.
Through the Ojcowski National Park few touristic trails of summary length reaching 35 km, are running.





The 19th centrury health resort, located at the bottom of the Prądnik Valley, in the heart of Ojcowski National Park. Inside the town the following lie: the 14th century Ruins of Kazimierz s Castle, Museum of Nature and health centers- Hotel pod Łokietkiem and Hotel pod Kazimierzem.
Ojców is a great base for the local attractions: Łokietko s Grotto (Grota Łokietka), The Dark Cave (Jaskinia Ciemna), The Cracow s Gate (Brama Krakowska), Deotyma s Needle (Igła Deotymy) and much more.



The Hercules Club

It is the most curious rock in the Ojcowski National Park, created as a result of water activity and uneven resistance to limestone rock weathering. The Club stands out with it s original form and is probably the most beautiful landscape element in the whole Prądnik Valley. The Club is 25 metres high. On the top there is a metal cross, 2 meters high, which commemorates the first reaching of the top, in 1933 by Leon Witek.

Łokietko s Grotto


Located around 125 meters above the bottom of Sąspowska Valley it is the biggest of all caves known to exist in Ojców National Park. It s length is 320 m and drop- 7 m. It consists of few corridors and two big halls: Rycerska (Knights ) and Sypialnia (The Bedroom) and two smaller chambers. The ticket office stands just by the entrance to the grotto, that is also where the guides are waiting. The Grotto is opened from may to october, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. (shorter in autumn). The sightseeing of the grotto is possible only with the guide.


The Dark Cave


The cave is recognized as the biggest one in Krakowsko-Częstochowska Upland in respect of chamber size. It is one of the most important archeological sites in Poland. The first traces of humans in The Dark Cave have around 125 thousands years. He founded his habitat at the entrance to the cave. This place is called Oborzysko. The cave, including Oborzysko, is 230 m long.
The Dark Cave actually consist of one huge chamber, 80 m long, 20 m wide and 10 m high, which tapers at the end and becomes so called Tunnel. The cave is habitated by the bats, moths, white centipedes. The air temperature is about 7-8°C.
The central part of a chamber is filled with stalagmites, whose height reach to 1 m. The ceiling is covered by many stalactites. In 1924 the cave was put on the monuments list.

The Bat Cave

The Bat Cave is located in Jerzmanowice-Przeginia municipity. It was also called Jerzmanowicka, Księża or White Cave. The name comes from the fossils of bats found in the cave. The cave is located 447 m above the sea level and is 306 m long. It is one of the biggest caves in Cracow Jura.

The Castle in Pieskowa Skała


The Castle, like the one in Ojców, was an important part of the fortifications defending the merchant route from Crocow to Silesia. Today it is one of the most beautiful and monuments of polish renaissance and a great attraction in the Nests Trail.
The castle is the best preserved defensive residence in Kraków-Częstochowa Jura and the only one which serves as a museum. As a result of castle s turbulent history, the historical interiors were not preserved and the art collection s of the owners of the castle, were scattered. All of the exhibits, presented in the museum, are the property of the Wawel Royal Castle.
The castle is open for visitors all year round.

Korzkiewski Cultural Park


Korzkiew Cultural Park is a perfect complement and extension of tourist and cultural offer of the Ojcowski National Park. It can be a place of rest for the inhabitants of nearby Krakow and tourists from across the Poland, and even the world.

Area of Korzkiew Cultural Park is not limited with the castle hill and a park in Korzkiew, but includes the entire village and surrounding countryside.

Korzkiew castle - knight s fortress from the fourteenth century returns slowly to its glory. Already reconstructed to a large extent will accommodate a mini museum - reconstruction of the manor kitchen, restaurant, hotel and function rooms.

At the foot of the castle of the nineteenth century lies a park complex with well-preserved stands of old trees more fully serve local residents and visitors who come here in large numbers. Just before World War II there was a manor in Korzkiew Park. Today only the outlines of foundations remained. The current owner plans to reconstruct the building.

There are also plans to rebuild the demolished buildings of the brewery and the inn and save the old cottages and create a mini open-air museum on the back of the park - next to the remains of the quarry. There will be built a summer stage used for a variety of artistic events.



Horse farm „Botoja"


Horse farm „Botoja" is located in Korzkiew, only 12 kilometers from the center of Cracow. This terrains are well known of their unique fauna and flora or fresh air and crystal clear water.



Bolechowicka Valley

Bolechowicka Valley is located a few hundred meters north of the village Bolechowice. It is one of the smaller among the valleys near Krakow. Its length is approximately 1500 m, of which the lower part, that is the right valley, has no more than 700 meters. The upper part is a very narrow, , overgrown canyon rarely visited by tourists. The lower part of the valley is a gorge with high and steep slopes, which runs on a north-south line. At the bottom of a gorge a stream flows. Near Zabierzów it combines with a stream flowing from the Valley Kobylańska, and flows into the Rudawa river. Its source is a Monument of Nature.

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