Tourist attractions

Szklarska Poręba, city in Lower-Silesian province, over Kamienna (Stoned), on border-land Karkonosze and mountains Izerskie. 8,2 Thousand inhabitants ( 2000 ).
From 1959 city law.1947-1970 in Szklarska Poręba lived and created painter V. Hofman. Szklarska Poręba is located in south-west Poland,at runaway three border: Polish, Czech Republic and German, in Karkonosze and Izerskie mountains, close to Jelenia Gora. It lies at foot of the mountain  Szrenica (1362 m above sea level ). It is the best developed winter sports center in Poland.  City is put on height from 440 to 886 m above the sea. It borders directly upon Czech Republic ( passage boundary Jakuszyce). Due touristic values and advantageous site near big city middle-european: Prague 139 km, Vienna about 400 km, Wroclaw 140 km (every of them has airport), but also proceed proximity boundary Polish-Czech (8 km ) and Polish -German ( 71 km ), Szklarska Poreba is turisticaly attractive. It is known as one of the best touristic places in Poland. All its comforting values allows for active  refreshment not only in ski season, but in the  whole year.

There are not many so conducive to recreation areas in Poland such as around Szklarska Poręba. Silence, ever-changing landscapes depending on  the lighting or time of day, combined with the noise of crystal-clear streams and waterfalls surrounded by granite rocks - are the elements that affect a very soothing effect on human nature.