Turystyka objazdowa Day trips
o Chairlift to the top of Skrzyczne in Szczyrk – Skrzyczne (1257 m over the see). It is the highest mountain of the Silesian Beskids and belongs to the Crown of Polish Mountains.
o „Beskidzka Loop” Wisła - Istebna - Koniaków - Żywiec, a region rich in folk culture, mountain folklore and folk art activity. You can see here the pastoral rites, costumes highlanders and folk singing, cultivating the old traditions. This route includes the Beskids Szczyrk - Salmopolska Pass (934 m) - Wisla - Kubalonka Pass (761m above sea level) - Istebna - Koniakow (exhibition of lace) - Żywiec.
HIKING AND MOTORISED TRIPS
Thanks to its attractive location, gentle slopes, diverse landscape and well administered terrain, Beskidy Mountains are a frequent target for hiking and walking trips. Public transport availability and well-marked attractions enhance tourism in this area. Please check our offer of one day hiking and motorised trips:
o Żywieckie lake – storage reservoir of Sola river near Żywiec. The creation in 1966 resulted flooded the village, including Tresna, Zadziela and old Żywiec.
Total capacity: 94,6 million m³
Lake area: 10 km²
Height of dam: 39 m
there is a possibility of Swimming, fishing, sailing, windsurfing and sightseeing boat trip
o Żywiec Brewery Museum – was launched September 9, 2006 year in the cellar carved into the rock to commemorate the 150th anniversary of its existence. The Museum consists of 18 halls covering an area of 1600 m2. Museum interiors reflect the emergence of beer at the brewery. The visit starts in the Hall of Three Elements, where you can find the ingredients from which it gets a beer and a detailed model of the brewery. Subsequent rooms transport visitors using "Time Machine" to the nineteenth-century Żywiec is where you can find architects, cooperage workshop, shops, or Galician tavern. The next meeting is already the twentieth century is the attraction of such a room in Art Deco style with bowling hall, showing the process of creating beer, from ancient times to modern. The exhibition includes the visual media (images, video, sound, projection). Visiting the museum rooms displaying end period of socialism, and seasoned with a maze of dozens of photos, which you should find a way out. After sightseeing, it is possible to taste a beer (or juice).
o Żar mountain in Międzybrodzie. Funicular Railway to the top of Żar, old power station and gliders school as well as bikes and skis rental, all year-long toboggan run and rope park.
o Szyndzielnia (1026 m above sea level) gondola lift 1805 m length. It overcomes 451m difference in altitude in 6.5 minutes. It is open all year round and also serves skiers.