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Zawoja, Zubrzyca Górna, Chabówka, Rabka-Zdrój

Zawoja, Zubrzyca Górna, Chabówka, Rabka Zdrój

Widok na wnętrze sypialni w drewnianej chacie w muzeum orawskim parku etnograficznego w Zubrzycy Górnej. Zza drewnianych drzwi widać po prawej drewniane łóżko, a pod nim naczynie. Na ścianie wisi makata. Po lewej przy oknie  stoi toaletka z dużym okrągłym lustrem i taboretem. Po lewej stół z obrusem i szkatułą. Dalej komoda z okrągłym eksponatem. U sufitu wiszą trzy własnoręcznie wykonane żyrandole, coś w stylu kryształowych.
Estimated travel time: 07:00
Scale of difficulty: For beginners
Length of trail: 65 km
Zawoja Tourist region: Beskid Żywiecki i Orawa, Gorce i Beskid Wyspowy
Zawoja, Zubrzyca Górna, Chabówka, Rabka Zdrój
Visiting tourist attractions in the towns of: Zawoja, Zubrzyca Górna, Chabówka, Rabka Zdrój
1) Zawoja - the longest village in Poland, extending over a distance of 10 km.
For mountain hiking lovers, this is where the route to Babia Góra starts.

In the centre of Zawoja, there is a wooden church of St. Clement, the Pope and Martyr from 1888. His body refers to German and Swiss designs, so it differs from typical Polish wooden churches. The church lies on the Lesser Poland Wooden Architecture Trail.

From the centre, you go to the open-air museum (about 9 km).
Józef Żak open-air museum of regional construction created by PTTK on Markowe Rówienki. The complex consists of three residential buildings, a forge, a chapel and a free standing cellar with a granary.
Right next to the open-air museum, there is an educational trail of the Babia Góra National Park “In the footsteps of Wawrzyniec Szkolnik” (3.5 km). The trail follows through characteristic architectural elements of Babiogórce construction. It was named after the promoter of education and tourism in Zawoja, who was one of the first Babia Góra guides.
Trail time: 1.5 hours
Take a car from Zawoja and go to Chabówka to the car park at the open-air museum (about 50 km).

2) Zubrzyca Górna - Museum - Orawa Ethnographic Park - a magnificent open-air museum with traditional buildings from this region. Cottages and farm buildings with original equipment. Interesting handicrafts and traditional baking classes are conducted here.
Take a car and go to Zawoja (22 km).

3) Chabówka - Rolling Stock Heritage Park - you can see the exhibition of, among others, about 90 vintage rail vehicles: standard-track and narrow-track ones. The heritage park is famous for the most numerous and one of the most interesting collections of exhibits related to the history of railway in Poland. The exhibition of withdrawn locomotives, electric and diesel locomotives, wagons, railroad plows, cranes and other special rolling stock has been arranged on several tracks,. A permanent exhibition has been opened on the ground floor of the administration building, thanks to which all visitors have the opportunity to learn about the history of the railway in the area of Chabówka, with particular reference to the locomotive shed.
From Chabówka to Rabka Zdrój is 5 km.

4) Rabka Zdrój is a spa resort, where, apart from the wonderful microclimate, you can take advantage of many attractions especially for children.
Family Amusement Park “Rabkoland” - the park is open from May to September, on its premises there are two museums: The Order of the Smile Museum and the Museum of Records and Curiosities.
Spa Park - a historic park in the centre of the village. It starts behind the wall of the Old Parish Cemetery, along which the Dr. Jordan avenue leads to the Spa Cardiology Hospital. In this part of the park, there is Parkowa Cafe, graduation tower and Mineral Water Pump Room, there is also Helena's source with a historic pump. You should also see a fountain called a kidney, due to its shape. The park has designated zones for children.
From the other side, the park is enclosed by Władysława Orkana Street. Walking along this street to the south-east, after about 10 minutes you reach the historic church of St. Mary Magdalene from 1606. It is a wooden building with a large tower crowned with a shingle helmet with a lantern. Currently, the church houses an ethnographic museum.

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