Muszyna

  • submontane health spa
  • submontane climate, moderately, strongly stimulating 
  • height 500 m above sea level 
  • postal code 33-370 Muszyna
  • telephone area code +48-18

Tourist Information: WEKTOR, ul. Rynek 32, tel. +48 18 4718003

Main treatment areas: diseases of the respiratory and digestive systems, rheumatic disorders, female diseases

Natural therapeutic resources: mineral springs – bicarbonate-calcium-magnesium oxalate waters.

Location: Muszyna, Zlockie and ˚egiestow Zdroj are mountain spas located above the Poprad river gorge, surrounded by Popradzki Scenic Park. The area is characterized by considerable local climate variations. Spa industry: bottling of Muszynianka mineral water in Muszyna. Treatment facilities: sanatoriums with 1,902 beds.

Available therapy: physiotherapy centres, pump-rooms.

Attractions: the main attraction in the region is a rafting trip down the river Poprad. The local raftsmen, wearing regional costumes, are masters at steering their rafts down the river rapids between the steep banks. Participation in one of these trips is an unforgettable adventure.

Sightseeing: The Regional Museum in the building of an old inn has an interesting ethnographic collection; the ruins of a 14thcentury castle, the market square with regional- style 19th-century houses, 19th-century chapels, a brick church from 1679, historical architecture at Koscielna Street (late 19th / early 20th century), the Muszyna starostas’ 18th/19th-century manor house below the castle, earthworks of an 11th-century knights’ settlement, old wooden Orthodox churches in Powroznik, Andrzejowka, Leluchow and Dubne, and a brick one in Zegiestow.

Tourism and sports: sports field for soccer and volleyball, tennis courts; tourist routes and paths for strolling, numerous biking routes with various levels of difficulty, 4 skilifts. Muszyna is an excellent base for mountain excursions.

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