The environs of Jagniątków and Jelenia Góra are famous for more than the undeniably magnificent scenery and adventurous hiking trails. Many unique places worth visiting are within a dozen kilometres.
“House of Gerhart Hauptmann” Municipal Museum in Jagniątków
about 500 m
Gerhart Hauptmann – a German playwright, novelist, and Nobel Prize winner. The museum is located in the beautiful neo-Renaissance villa where Hauptmann spent most of his life, and which is surrounded by a large park. Some of the rooms you can see include the writer’s office, library and the fireplace room.
The ruins of Chojnik Castle are one of the biggest attractions of Jelenia Góra. Located on the top of the Chojnik Mountain, they enrapture with their power, the superb views from the walls and the rich history.
Natural Museum of Giant Mountains National Park in Jelenia Góra
This museum deals primarily with the diversity and maintenance of the wildlife in the National Park. Come and learn about the history and ethnography of the Giant Mountains region, including the local flora and fauna.
Teatr Nasz (Our Theatre) in Michałowice (performances, jazz and similar music concerts throughout the year)
Led by a married pair of actors, the theatre offers its audience cabaret and comedy performances, original programs and guest appearances by famous artists. The theatre runs throughout the year, and information about the repertoire is available on the website: www.teatrnasz.pl.
Municipal Museum of Toys in Karpacz
The museum tells the 200-year story of toy making through its collection of dolls, vehicles, characters from fairy tales, doll houses, etc. A very charming place to visit, for both children and adults.
Wang Temple in Karpacz
Wang Temple was built at the turn of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries as a religious building, in Norway, by Vang Lake. The building is an original example of Norwegian art, brought to Karpacz in the mid-nineteenth century. The building impresses with its ornaments, sculptures and unique atmosphere.
The Cieplice Baths
The Cieplice Baths – it is a complex of sport-recreation pools. It is unique in the province of Lower Silesia and through the whole Giant Mountains. The uniqueness of The Cieplice Baths lies in the fact that the baths use thermal waters of unprecedented chemical composition and temperature in European scale, which has invaluable, beneficial effects on the regeneration of the human body.
Szklarska Poręba and Szklarki waterfall – 15 km
Jakuszyce – 22 km
Kowary – 21 km
Harrachov, Czech Republic – 30 km
Tourist trails on Śnieżka, Szrenica, Śnieżne Kotły mountains (www.karpacz.ig.pl).
Ski runs in Szklarska Poręba and Karpacz.