List of facilities and places in the neighbourhood
  • Cultural Heritage
    Janów
    The cave is located in the “Ostrężnik” nature reserve at the foot of a great pillar of rock, on top of which there are the remnants of a medieval castle.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    The building of Rybaczówka, erected in the interwar years, in 1935, served as a mountain hostel of the Polish Tatra Society until the end of the Second World War. It is associated with the trout farm of the Raczynskis, which was once the first trout farm in Europe. The building was put up at the initiative of Count Aleksander Raczyński, who was known as a passionate of tourism. The building, alternately devastated and renovated during the communist period and neglected in the years after the fall of communism, is waiting for its revitalization. Currently, it is being used by the Silesian Agricultural Advisory Center in Częstochowa and for tourism purpose.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    The trout farm in Złoty Potok is the oldest breeding farm in continental Europe. Ponds on the small river of Wiercica in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland were built by Count Edward Raczyński, the owner of the estate in Złoty Potok. Engineer Michał Girdwoyń, the best then a specialist was commissioned to design the ponds’ arrangement. In 1881, the first ponds were stocked with trout brought in from California in the United States.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    The early medieval settlement “Wały” lies in the vicinity of Złoty Potok. It was a rock stronghold located in the highland. It consisted of a few parts. It was erected on a forested promontory above the Wiercica river valley. It was composed of three outer settlements and a central fortress protected by the earthworks. The site was inhabited from the eighth to the twelfth century. The red marked Trail of the Eagles' Nests runs in the vicinity of the remains of the settlement earthworks.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Czatachowa
    In the village of Czatachowa, in the central part of the Kraków Częstochowa Upland, near Jasna Góra, a few Pauline monks began hermit lives in the 90s of the last century. In the course of time, the area of the Holy Spirit Hermitage was enclosed by a stone wall, and the monks built a small stone church of the Holy Spirit and the wooden chapel of St Anthony the Hermit. They themselves started to live in modest cottages, scattered in the foreSt
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    For centuries, water mills have been present in the Polish countryside. However, their time has gone, therefore, in the twenty-first century, we can admire only a few historic objects of this type. We will see a traditional mill in beautiful surroundings in Złoty Potok, in the Kraków-Częstochowa. The water mill “Kołaczew” was powered with the water of the Wiercica water from medieval times, but the present building is 200 years old. The machines use an electric engine.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Suliszowice
    From the Ostrężnika go to Suliszowice. Here, at the top of the lonely ostańca, you can see the ruins of the former fortress. Was built probably at the end of the 14th century, during the reign of King Casimir III the great by then-Mayor suliszowieckiego. Access to structures in the shape of the tower was only possible by using ladders.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Żarki
    Near the village of Przewodziszowice in the Polish Jura, there are ruins of one of the smaller Eagles' Nests. The local defense watchtower was built probably in the fourteenth or the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The builder of the watch tower was either King Casimir the Great or Duke Ladislaus of Opole. For some time in the fifteenth century, it became a property of knight-robber Kornicz called Siestrzeniec, who according to a legend, hid the stolen treasures here.i
  • Cultural Heritage
    Siedlec
    Miejscowość Siedlec, położona w gminie Janów (ok. 25 km na południowy wschód od Częstochowy), wymieniona została pierwszy raz w 1473 r. przez Jana Długosza. Znana jest z kilku osobliwości przyciągających turystów. Obok coraz bardziej popularnej ostatnio Pustyni Siedleckiej zainteresowanie wzbudza także jedno z tutejszych wzniesień. Nosi ono wdzięczną nazwę Dupka i kryje w sobie jaskinię związaną z ciekawą legendą.