Outside of Wroclaw
The highest part of the Sudeten Mountains, the Karkonosze Range constitutes the most precious part of them, which has been turned into the Karkonosze National Park. Together with the Czech part of the park, it has been registered on UNESCO List of World Biosphere Reserves.
In the upper parts of the range, we find fantastic rock formations, postglacial cirques, lakes, rare plant and animal species, and a wealth of tourist trails. The Karkonosze Range is very popular with high mountain climbers and skiers. Szklarska Poreba and Karpacz are the region?s most visited tourist centers.
The sanctuary of the Klodzko Land. In the 17th century a figurine of Virgin Mary was found here, since 1218 when a blind person recovered their eyesight, the cult of the image began to spread very quickly.
In 1263 a wooden church was erected and subsequently, on Count von Osterberg's own initiative a renaissance church was built, whose facade is the only object to have survived till the present day. A new temple was established in 1711 by count von Gotzen.
It is a monumental basilica with rich interior design and on the nearby hills there are numerous Calvary chapels, in the neighbouring house a moving crib. Worth visiting the basilica-church dating back to the beginnings of the 18th century.
Swidnica and Jawor
The Protestant half-timber Churches of Peace in Swidnica and Jawor are considered to be unique worldwide. They were erected by the Silesian protestants in the mid-17th century. Both are present on UNESCO World Heritage List.
The church in Swidnica can gather 7,500 faithful. It has rich baroque interior decorations with paintings from the 18th century. The church in Jawor can host 6,000 people. The galleries are decorated with paintings representing 143 scenes from the Old and New Testaments