Silesian and Zywiec Beskid Ranges

Paradise for skiers and folklore

The Silesian Beskid range with its abundant snow cover is an ideal place for winter sports enthusiasts. Many mountain refuges, tourist hiking trails, skiing trails and ski-lifts, especially in Szczyrk, Wisla and Ustron.

The Zywiec Beskid range also offers recreation and winter sports facilities, and the most popular are the centers in Korbielow, Zawoja, Zwardon and Wegierska Gorka. Original folklore can be admired at Istebna and Koniakow (lace-making). The Beskid Culture Week with approx. 4,000 participants is organized in August and jointly hosted by Szczyrk, Wisla, Ustron and Zywiec.

Municipal Tourist Information Center, Bielsko-Biala, Pl. Ratuszowy 4 tel. +(48-33) 819 00 50, fax 819 00 61,,

Tourist Information Bureau, Zywiec, Rynek 12 tel./fax +(48-33) 861 43 10