Poland - Silesia (Chapter)
This is the Silesia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Poland guidebook.
Occupying the whole of southwestern Poland, Silesia, or Śląsk (pronounced ‘shlonsk’) in Polish, is a diverse collection of attractive cities, industrial centres and mountain scenery.
- hike between Mt Szrenica and Mt Śnieżka in Karkonosze National Park
- learn the lessons of history at the former Nazi extermination camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim
- restaurants & accommodation
- contemplate the infinite within the tranquil Church of Peace in Świdnica
Coverage includes: Wrocław, Around Wrocław, Trzebnica, Sobótka & Mt Ślęża, Lower Silesia, Zielona Góra, Świdnica, Książ, Sudetes Mountains, Jelenia Góra, Karkonosze National Park, Szklarska Poręba, Karpacz, Kłodzko, Kudowa-Zdrój, Bystrzyca Kłodzka, Upper Silesia, Nysa, Opole, Katowice, Pszczyna and Oświęcim.
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