Atractive places nearby Heron Live Hotel

ROŻNOWSKIE LAKE

THE DAM TANK 

The irregular shape of the lake is conditioned by the morphology of the Dunajec valley. Highly developed coastline is characterized by many peninsulas and bays located at the mouth of streams flowing into the Dunajec. On the lake, there is the "Małpia Wyspa" (Monkey Island), it is a hill (former settlement), which became an island after the flooding of the Dunajec valley in 1942, and today, it is an area of special protection of the landscape and birds’ reserve. In the lake’s area 165 species of birds nest every year, including such rare species like a black stork, appearing in the backwaters on the border of Gródek and Bartkowa.
The lake is also a home to various species of fish. Here you can encounter breams, roaches, pike-perches, pikes, asps, catfish, eels, carp, tenches and chubs.

CHODOROWA VINEYARD

REGIONAL WINES

Warm spring, hot summer and mild autumn allow to grow grapevine and produce high quality wines. Chodorowa Vineyard presents the world of wine producers and offers a possibility of tasting local wines and participating in grape harvest. Visiting the vineyard and tasing wine cost PLN 25 per person. A prior reservation is required. Mobile: 663 763 951.

distance from the Hotel - 21 km
time of car journey - 28 min

WINNICA NOWIZNY

POŁOM MAŁY

Winnica Nowizny to gospodarstwo ukierunkowane na uprawę winorośli i ich przetwórstwo. Prowadzi również hodowlę danieli, oferuje miejsca noclegowe, park linowy dla dzieci i zjazdy linowe dla dorosłych. Idea gospodarstwa to harmonia z naturą. W winnicy można również skorzystać z warsztatów z zakresu uprawy winorośli i ich przetwórstwa.

www.winnicanowizny.pl

odległość od Hotelu - 23 km
czas przejazdu samochodem - 30 min

 

CHURCH IN TROPIE

CHURCH OF SAINT ŚWIERAD AND BENEDYKT IN TROPIE

One of the oldest brick churches from XI/XII centuries in romanian style in Lesser Poland. It was built in the place of former hermitage which belonged to Saint Świerad. In 1045 the church was established by the king Kazimierz Odnowiciel.

odległość od Hotelu - 18 km
czas przejazdu samochodem - 24 min

STACH BRIDGE

ZNAMIROWICE

A stone construction in Znamirowice is believed to be the biggest stone bridge in the world built by only one man. Jan Stach built it in the XXth century to access his farm.

distance from the Hotel - 20 km
time of car journey - 25 min

RUINS OF THE GRYFITS' CASTLE

ROŻNÓW

The ruins of the medieval knight castle, based on Gothic style, date back to the XIV century. The castle stood by the trade route from Kraków to Hungary. The ruins are on a steep slope by Dunajec River. Originally, there was a watchtower, built in the XIIIth century by the Gryfit Family. The gothic-style stone castle was built between 1336 and 1370.

distance from the Hotel - 14 km
time of car journey - 19 min

TROPSZTYN CASTLE

THE PLACE OF INCAS' HIDDEN TREASURE

A XIIIth century castle, defending the trade route to Hungary. Bought back in 1990, the castle was restored an reconstructed. The castle, located in a fairy scenery, on the bank of Dunajec River, on a small hill, has a rich history described in old legends of villains and treasure buried by the Incas of Peru. It can be visited in; July, August.

distance from the Hotel - 20 km
time of car journey - 26 min

MANOR HOUSE IN LASKOWA

LASKOWA

The manor house was built in the XVIth century. Originally, it belonged to Laskowski family. Over the years it changed owners multiple times. Today, there is a XIXth century style in the manor house and it is partly inhabited. However, the other part is open for visitors - the hall and the room where a chapel used to be. The owner of the manor house guides tourists himself.

distance from the Hotel - 32 km
time of car journey - 32 min

STONE TOWN

FASCINATING STONE FORMS

A group of interesting rock forms, one of the most precious elements of nature in Ciężkowicko-Rożnowski Landscape Park. A monument of nature. All bare rocks and plants in this area are legally protected.

www.skamienialemiasto.pl
 

distance from the Hotel - 27 km
time of car journey - 38 min

AIRFIELD IN ŁOSOSINA DOLNA

PODHALAŃSKI AEROCLUB

Civil airfield, established in 1960, belongs to the Podhale Aeroclub. It organises sightseeing flights over Rożnowskie Lake and its vicinity, it also organises aviation shows, acrobatic shows, glider flights and trainings.

www.aph.org.pl

distance from the Hotel - 20 km
time of car journey - 23 min

MARKET SQUARE WITH TOWN HALL

NOWY SĄCZ

Nowy Sącz Market Square measuring 160 x 120 meters dates back to 1292. Compact development of historic single-storied tenement houses was founded in 1894 after a town fire. Preserved inside the tenement houses are hotjic basement vaultings and pass-thrugh mudrooms with Renaissance portals. In the Square's central place there stands the Town Hall built in 1897 in eclectic style, with an exquisite hall. Town Hall can be visited during the working hours of the Town Office.

distance from the Hotel - 14 km
time of car journey - 19 min

GALICIAN TOWN

XIXth century in Nowy Sącz

The Galician Town is a small-town architecture from the end of the 19th century, it encompasses a small marketplace and frontages with several houses. The town hall, the manor house and bourgeois houses are available for sightseeing. The buldings have been reconstructed and they include: a galician post office, a pharmacy, a fire station, a tailor shop, a barber's, a shoe-maker's, a hairdressing saloon, a printhouse and a pottery workshop.

distance from the Hotel - 16 km
time of car journey - 21 min

ETNOGRAPHIC PARK

NOWY SĄCZ

One of the largest open-air folklore museums in Poland. Spreading over the area of 20 hectares, the etnographic park is filled with traditional local folk culture. The park contains 62 objects. The majority of the objects have a permanent exhibition of residential, utility and industrial interiors, diversified in terms of social and financial status.

distance from the Hotel - 16 km
time of car journey - 21 min

APIARY FARM

SĄDECKI BARTNIK

Sądecki Bartnik is an apiary farm known around the world. Although it supplies many countries, it is based on localism and tradition. On the farm you can visit a museum of beekeeping, a zoo, a honey basement, you can also visit ‘Bartna Chata’ Restaurant which offers dishes from regional ingredients or accomodation in „u babci Marysi” guest house.

distance from the Hotel - 23 km
time of car journey - 27 min

 

OBSERVATION PLATFORM

WOLA KROGULECKA

A spiral, fancy and one of a kind observation platform in Wola Krogulecka. The platform is situated in the open area, 550 m.a.s.l., 200m above the Poprad Valley. The platform faces the Valley and offers breathtaking views of Beskid Sądecki, especially Radziejowa Range, Poprad River, Sądecka Valley and the distant Beskid Wyspowy.

distance from the Hotel - 32km
time of car journey - 39 min

DAM IN ROŻNÓW

ROŻNÓW

The construction of the Roznów power plant began during the World War II. The dam is 49 meters high and 550 meters long. The decision to build the dam was taken after the extensive flood in 1934, which took its toll in the Dunajec Valley. Today the dam is a main flood control in the area, produces electricity and is also a tourist attraction.

distance from the Hotel - 14 km
time of car journey - 17 min

JAŚKOWY SAD

CZCHÓW

Jaśkowy Sad to wyjątkowe miejsce, w którym hodowane są alpaki. Z wełny tych zwierząt produkowane są antyalergiczne kołdry, poduszki i kocyki dla dzieci. Jest to wspaniałe miejsce do odwiedzin z dziećmi. Telefon: 606 700 638

odległość od Hotelu - 25 km
czas przejazdu samochodem - 30 min