As nature enthusiast then you know that nothing is more relaxing than a walk through the national park⛰🏕🏞 and connecting with nature. Basically, sometime everyone also have just want to escape city for need to break free😎😎😎 of the city’s hustle and bustle, switch the sounds of beeping cars for chirping birds, look at the peaceful and natural scenery, fresh air and tranquillity, where you can restore your energy💪💪💪 and find inner balance. Or if you same as us although enjoy life for travelling in the Krakow city but also like for adventurous and looking to immerse yourself in nature.
In the Krakow city, if you wish to just take a moment to breathe and relax among nature, embark with us take a relaxing day trip to the proximity of the city- Ojców National Park. Nestled between a series of rugged rocky outcrops in the Jura Uplands north of Krakow, the Ojców National Park is a real wonder to behold. It might be the smallest national park in Poland but with created a range of landscapes, today it is home to forests surrounded by limestone cliffs and underground streams. Be away from city only 20 km, National Park certainly one of the most accessible just arrives within one hour by public transport. Refers to the natural and historical region, short trails are perfect for everyone who want a day trip to absorb the natural beauty.
How To Go:👉👉👉
Generally, you can go to the Ojców National Park by public bus🚌🚌🚌, but most easy way arrive by a company called UNIBAS mini-bus (actually is Leisure Travel Vans)🚐🚐🚐, which will take you from 2 bus-stops: Worcella street and Nowy Kleparz. We catch the UNIBAS (actually is Leisure Travel Vans) on Worcella street, NOTE: bus stop very close to the trams-stop station🚎🚎🚎. You must wait in front of the A4 Size small signboard that show the word of “Ojców”, UNIBAS would leaving from the car park, ticket price is 8 zł (1.84€) for single fare with be purchased from the driver. The journey takes about 35-40 mins, it goes around small villages and drops off us on the parking area near Kazimierz Castle.
Arrived Ojców National Park :😄😄😄
If you want to take a short while for connect with nature, Ojców National Park strikes a beautiful balance between wild splendour and civilized charm. We trekking through virgin forests🌲🌳🏵 surrounded by limestone cliffs and cliffs formed by nature in unusual shapes will transport us to the time of leave the era of civilization behind. We weave past the famous rock spires, bulbous and shaped domes of stone that seem to enclose the whole reserve in a wall of ancient geology.
Nature conservation is still the main goal, Ojców National Park was established to protect its flora and fauna with over 1,000 species of flowering plants🌹🌼🌺 within its boundaries. Here dot the forest floor in abundance: although we come at the winter time and only can view the chestnut and pine trees🌲🌲🌲 which are visible from a lot of trails but you can imagine in other season the rolling heather moorlands are absurdly gorgeous when the flower are in bloom😍😍😍. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in nature, you can have long nature walks and explore a huge cave. The cave lent you a relaxing to explore its peace and enchantment of this natural marvelous. Plus as if that all weren’t enough, there’s have of history in the area as well, with two castle🏰🏰🏰 open to the public, you can have to travel between ancient civitates with castle that constructed thousands of years ago. The castles are one of the finest examples of the Polish Renaissance architectural style, enchanting Gothic medley of constructs, adorned with elegant century arcades and surrounded by manicured gardens.
Even if you’re not big on outdoor activities, follow us started walk🚶♀️🚶♀️🚶♂️ on the tiny villages🏡🏠🏡 which filled with half-timbered houses feel as though relaxed atmosphere that dotted with several small picturesque villages. We dotted through the tiny villages that the length of the valley, some perched high up on the mountain🏔⛰🏔 tops, while others are nestled way down below alongside the river. Keep our eye and view from an entirely different perspective and revel in the natural beauty of the river runs through the valley, view over the rugged rocky peaks on the north side of the reserve and old arched bridges connect the pathways that zigzag this stunning landscape. In the winter, when everything is white⛄⛄⛄, we find that, a little bit far huts from being a familiar feelings but at the same time a bit of a desolate beautiful scenery😶😶😶, Ojców’s snow-covered trees and huts beckon us in to explore a special kind of solitude.
The Ojców National Park is extremely worth for visit not just for connecting with nature, but also undoubtedly the food! A tiny village packed with restaurants🍕🥗🍖, pubs☕🍸🍻 and cottage, the best part is that you can have a hearty meal. While, walk through this village, met up and chat with local traveller and they recommend us the popular dish here “Smoking Fish”🐟🐟🐟. Us, as food lover🤤🤤🤤 must not miss off it!!! The restaurant use traditional method involves the fish being suspended in smokehouses over slowly smouldering wood shavings. This ancient technique was utilized out of necessity in the past. Today the restaurants harness this process to greatly enhance the texture and flavor of fish.
A whole of smoked fish dishes is come up, using fork🍴🍴🍴 take out fillets with the skin, the meat of the fish is soft and easily peels away in tender and also flaky chunks as it is infused with all the flavors of sweet smoky wood. Wow.. This fish dishes give us a delightful😄😄😄 and delicious flavor. It is also insanely fresh, mild flesh making it haven`t any “fishy smell “, part of the fish for smoking stems from its fantastic fat content which gives it a rich flavor along with its flesh structure which is naturally flaky. Mix a fresh of lemon, it will give us a fresh taste. Although this smoked fish recipe is simple but it gives us swoon😋😋😋 over for this dish. This price of one smoked fish is 25zł (5.75 €).
Now a moment, for us nothing is more relaxing😝😝😝 than a walk through the forests of mountain, breath the pure of fresh air, enjoying the majestic views of cliffs and visiting charming village. Of cause, don’t forget their traditional and delicious food…
Simultaneously, we are finish write on our Poland trip story and continue write on our journey of Czech Republic.
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