List of facilities and places in the neighbourhood
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wisła
    The Stone of Evangelists on Bukowa in Wisła is one of the nine so-called forest churches in Cieszyn Silesia.  In the second half of the seventeetn century, almost throughout the entire century, persecuted Lutherans from Wiśła and the nearest areas held  secret services in this mountain refuge. Till today, an altar stone with  carved signs of the cross and chalice has been preserved  on the forest glade.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Pewel Mała
    A few kilometers east of Żywiec, mountain slopes, which rise on the left bank of the Koszarawa river, are covered with the vast Kiełbasowski Forest. On its northern edge, near the lodge named Kiełbasów, there is a modest, but extremely charming, wooden chapel, covered with a shingle roof and decorated with a slender turret. This chapel was built in the first half of the last century, and houses a statue of Our Lady of the Forest. On the wall of the chapel, we can see a basrelief depicting Pope John Paul II.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Radziechowy
    The village of Radziechowy near Żywiec pride itself on one of the oldest parishes in this part of the Poland. Its inception dates back to 1390. The brick church of Saint Martin served the faithful here as early as the fifteenth century. The building combines the Gothic and Baroque features. The early sixteenth-century statue of the Madonna and Child and the altars of the eighteenth century can be found inside the church. Mount of Matyska, towering over Radziechowy is known for the Golgotha of the Beskids.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wisła
    Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Pilch was a soldier of the elite special-operations paratroops of the Polish Home Army called “the Unseen and Silent". The Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Pilch Museum of Parachuting is located in the Villa “Agawa”, located in the center of the Vistula. Piotr Wygnaniec had collected exhibits, which were first presented in 2003. The museum boasts of the country's largest collection of memorabilia related to the history of Polish parachuting - from the Second Republic to the present day.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wisła
    Wspomnienia dzieciństwa, świeża kromka chleba posmarowana domowej roboty konfiturą lub smalcem. Naturalne soki, miody z pobliskiej pasieki lub owoce z naszego sadu zatopione w słodkim syropie, które wspaniale sprawdzą się jako dodatek do rozgrzewającej herbaty i orzeźwiających lemoniad.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wisła
    The wooden hunting palace of the Habsburgs is the pride of Wisła. This does not mean that their Imperial and Archducal Majesties were hunting in the center of the town at the foot of Barania Góra. The mansion had once stood in the forests of the Silesian Beskid, and it was moved to Wisła only in 1986. Originally, it had been built on the initiative of Archduke Frederick Habsburg on the glade of Przysłóp in 1898. He often hosted crowned heads, who loved to hunt beautiful birds - grouses.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wisła
    Skis have been used for thousands of years. For centuries, they served hunters and were also used during the battles conducted on snow-covered terrain. The second half of the nineteenth century saw the development of ski tourism treated as a discipline and then a sport. The Museum of Skiing in Wisła has a collection of skis, among which we can also find old ones from the nineteenth century. Its exhibits also include the equipment used by Adam Małysz and other Polish skiers.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Wisła
    Pracownia Rzeźby oraz Ogród Sztuki JanosikArt to idea, która przedstawia Państwu niebanalny etnodesign zakorzeniony w kulturze ludowej i duchowej Karpat.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Przyłęków
    Przyłęków is a village in the district of Żywiec, in the commune of Świnna. In 1886, the village became famous for Marian apparitions. On the second of July, during the religious celebration of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wojciech Stefko a local shepherd, prayed for the health of his only blind daughter, Mary. When a pious man got tired and he fell asleep. Mother of God appeared to him in a dream, recommending the construction of the chapel. It did not come about quickly, however.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Radziechowy
    Mount Matyska is a distinctive, treeless hill with a height of 612 m. Geographically; it belongs to the Silesian Beskids, towering above the villages of Radziechowy and Przybędza, which are located near Żywiec. On the top we can find the Millennium Cross, erected to commemorate the Jubilee Year. Next to it, a mound was built, on which the earth from Katyń and the grave of Stanisław Pyjas were placed. Mount Matyska is also known by the Way of the Cross with intriguing sculptures.