Ojcowski National Park

A natural nature park in Poland.

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Summary

Ojców National Park is the smallest national park in Poland, but it is the closest to Kraków and has many hiking and cycling pathes. The area is popular for its rock formations, which together with two river valleys form numerous limestone cliffs, canyons, and caves.

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Reasons to visit Ojcowski National Park

  • The park has a relaxing atmosphere, beautiful limestone formations, scenic walking routes, and a broad selection of restaurants and hotels.
  • The park has many enjoyable hiking and cycling trails.
  • It is approximately 16 kilometers north of Kraków. There are direct buses from the city.
  • The largest cave in the park is Łokietek's Cave, which is 320 meters deep.
  • The most famous rock in the park is Hercules' Club, a 25-meter high limestone column.
  • The park contains numerous castles, including a ruined Gothic castle at Ojców and a better-preserved Renaissance castle at Pieskowa Skała, both on the tourist Trail of the Eagles' Nests.

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Frequently asked questions about Ojcowski National Park

Why is Ojcowski National Park worth visiting?
  • The park has a relaxing atmosphere, beautiful limestone formations, scenic walking routes, and a broad selection of restaurants and hotels.
  • The park has many enjoyable hiking and cycling trails.
  • It is approximately 16 kilometers north of Kraków. There are direct buses from the city.
  • The largest cave in the park is Łokietek's Cave, which is 320 meters deep.
  • The most famous rock in the park is Hercules' Club, a 25-meter high limestone column.
  • The park contains numerous castles, including a ruined Gothic castle at Ojców and a better-preserved Renaissance castle at Pieskowa Skała, both on the tourist Trail of the Eagles' Nests.
What other places worth visiting when traveling to Ojcowski National Park?
  • Kraków
  • Katowice
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Częstochowa
  • Tropsztyn Castle
  • Ogrodzieniec Castle
  • Kraków
  • Katowice
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Częstochowa
  • Kielce
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Niedzica Castle
  • Zywiec Brewery Museum
  • Cieszyn
  • Tropsztyn Castle