Duszniki Zdroj

  • mountain spa
  • mountain climate, moderately, strongly stimulating
  • height 560 m above sea level
  • postal code 54-580 Duszniki
  • telephone area code +48-74

Tourist Information: ul. Rynek 9, tel. +48 74 8660726

Main treatment areas: heart diseases, gastrological, pulmonary and gynaecological diseases, osteoporosis.

Natural therapeutic resources: therapeutic mineral springs, bicarbonate oxalate waters with high carbon dioxide content, therapeutic mud. Spa industry: Poland’s largest facility producing free carbon dioxide from oxalate mineral waters.

Location: Duszniki Zdroj is a charming health and holiday resort in the Sudety mountains, in the valley of the river Bystrzyca Dusznicka, between the Orlickie and Bystrzyckie mountains. The surrounding hillsides are covered with spruce and beech forests. The gentle mountain climate is conducive to convalescence. Duszniki Zdroj is divided into the town part, with historical houses, and the spa part, which includes a physiotherapy centre and the beautiful Zdrojowy Park. The park includes a flower clock, a colourful fountain, and the historical Fryderyk Chopin Theatre.

Treatment facilities: sanatoriums and spa hospitals with 1,218 beds.

Available therapy: physiotherapy centres, a pump-room with indoor promenade.

Attractions and cultural events: International Chopin Festival (August), Winter Picnic (February, March), Sudety National Cross-country Skiing Competition (March), Summer Biathlon World Cup (August). Tourism and sports: numerous tourist routes, biking routes, tennis courts, ski lifts. Mt Zieleniec (950 m), which lies within the commune limits, is a popular winter sports centre with 19 ski lifts, the Ponderoza Stables, and sport equipment rental. Places worth visiting include the Pod Muflonem hostel nearby and the Topieliska nature reserve at the foot of Mt Zieleniec.