Szczyrk is currently one of the most visited health resorts in the country. Szczyrk has an accomodation base ready to admit a vast quantity of tourists and winter sports lovers. In winter as well as in summer Szczyrk is a great place for spending leasure time. In winter there are perfect skiing and snowboarding conditions while the summer is ideal for mountain hikes or bicycle trips on which you can admire beautiful views. Many folk events take place here which are an opportunity to learn about the regional culture. Szczyrk is surrounded with the picturesque mountains of Beskid Śląski. Mountains such as Skrzyczne, Klimczok and Skalite lure the lovers of mountain treks and white winter fun.

While in Szczyrk you must see:

  • St. Jacob’s parish church – a 200 year monument with a baroque ambon,
  • Holy Mary church „On The Hill” with a healing spring,
  • Wooden mission cross from 1730,
  • Historic White Cross on the Salmopolska Pass,
  • “Under the White Cross” Inn in a highlander’s cottage with a forged cave,
  • Malinowskie Rocks on by the red trail leading to Skrzyczne mountain,
  • Klimczok cave under the Trzy Kopce mountaintop,
  • “The Devil’s Mill” ruins over Jaworzna,
  • “Ice” cave in the Hungarian Beskid region.