Szczawnica is a town in the southern tip of Poland and is the gateway to the Polish side of the Pieniny mountains. Today it has about 7,600 inhabitants. It is near the border with Slovakia and is a spa town.
Thanks to the microclimate and the presence of mineral springs, the town has specialized in the treatment of respiratory diseases, gastrointestinal and urinary tract, and the locomotor system. The spa has an excellent treatment facilities, including the Institute of Natural and Inhalation, equipped with a unique pneumatic chambers for treatment of pulmonary diseases and brine chamber - Rotary Valves, in which inhalation is done effectively in the treatment of bronchial asthma.
Szczawnica puts great emphasis on the development of sport, tourism and leisure, both organized and individual. Provides an excellent tourist base once receiving several thousand visitors, which provides accommodation in rooms of different standards - from apartments in buildings sanatoriums, boarding houses, hotels and holiday homes, the places in private accommodation, hostels and camping fields.
Szczawnica like most of Małopolska village offers a wide range of opportunities for active leisure.
Mountains covered with forests rich in flora and fauna attract hikers. Numerous hiking trails lead to the highest peaks of Pieniny and Gorce and nature reserves: Homole Gorge, High Rocks, and also to one of the most rich in scenic and steep rocks, forming gorges and waterfalls - White Water Reserve. Routes are adapted to the physical capabilities of the average user.
Getting to Szczawnica provides county road connecting with Krościenkiem Szczawnica. By Krościenko located in the immediate vicinity of the provincial road passes Szczawnica Nowy Targ - Krościenko - Łącko - Nowy Sacz, through which is provided Szczawnica road links with major hubs in the region.
|Pokoje "Magnolia"||Św. Krzyża 12a||Guesthouse||-|
|Willa Safra||Główna 82||Willa||-|
|Pokoje gościnne "Pod Wierzbą"||Św. Krzyża 11||Guesthouse||-|
|Amelia||Nad Grajcarkiem 10||Guesthouse||-|
|Pokoje Gościnne w "Malinowie"||Szlachtowska 78||Guesthouse||-|
|Pokoje Gościnne u Basi||Sopotnicka 23C||Guesthouse||-|
|Domy Wypoczynkowe Szalay||Jana Wiktora 12||Hotel||-|
|Pokoje gościnne "Nad Kozieńcem"||Szlachtowska 12||Guesthouse||-|
|Pokoje gościnne Łukasz Zachwieja||Główna 206||Guesthouse||-|
|"Alina" Pokoje Gościnne||Słoneczna 9||Guesthouse||-|
|POKOJE U GILA||GŁÓWNA 111||Guesthouse||-|
|EPI Apartments||Szlachtowska 79 Szczawnica||Apartment||-|
See also International Telephone Calls
Poczta Polska is the Polish public post service. Post offices are generally open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday. Some offices are open on Saturday until 2:00pm and the main post offices in major cities are open daily, 24 hours.
Services are generally ok, but don't expact it to be fast and it is not always reliable, though most letters, postcards and parcels will arrive at its destinations after a week or two. You can find the red post boxes dotted throughout the country. You can check this postal website to see how much sending a letter, postcard or parcels costs, both domestically as well as internationally.
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