Category: Actively
The Silesian Aero Club and the Airfield in Muchowiec

The Silesian Aero Club of Silesia prides itself on over eighty-year-old traditions. It was established in the late 20s and 30s of the last century. Its alumni include: Edward Makula - a gliding world champion, Waldemar Ozga - an outstanding balloon pilot, Edward Ciapała - a world vice-champion in model aircraft, and many other great pilots. The Aero Club operates the airfield of Katowice Muchowiec, which was built in the 20s of the last century.

street Lotnisko 40
40-271 Katowice
Upper Silesian Agglomeration
in the city/town
Contact data
: 322 561 053
General information
: aviation
Prices & amenities
: Price list on the Website.
: whole year
Kind of equipment
: plane, glider

City audio tours

We invite you to an audio tour of Katowice - Nikiszowiec.
Zapraszamy na audiowycieczkę po Katowicach!
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We invite you to an audio tour of Katowice.

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The Valley of Three Ponds occupies over 60 hectares of green spaces located in the downtown district of Katowice - Muchowiec. They attract inhabitants of Katowice offering large bodies of water with partially landscaped banks. Here, we can find, among others, a harbor, a bathing beach or Cycling and roller skating trails. The Valley also often hosts large musical events.
The District Court Building located at Francuska Street in Katowice is a laureate of the competition of the Best Public Space of the Silesian Voivodeship for the year 2010.The building is modern and functional at the same time. The serious and monumental aesthetic corresponds to its purposes. This compact building has the shape of a shape of an elongated cuboid, but inside there are courtyards with greenery. The building was built between 2005 and 2009.
The distinctive, modern building of the Silesian Library in Katowice is located on the Rada Europy Square (The Council of Europe Square). It was built in the late twentieth century. The building was designed by Marek Gierlotki, Stanislaw Jarecki and Jurand Kwaśniewicz. The library dates back to the early 20s of the twentieth century, when the institution named the Silesian Library was created. Currently, the Silesian Library has of more than 2 million volumes in its collection.
The cemetery located at present Sienkiewicza Street in Katowice was set up for the newly established Roman Catholic parish of Saints Peter and Paul at the beginning of the last century. Over time, the cemetery has become one of the main graveyards of the city, where people especially meritorious for Silesia and Polish have been buried, among them, Stanisław Ligoń, Zbigniew Cybulski, Alfred Szklarski and Henryk Mikołaj Górecki. There are a lot of interesting gravestones and a Modernist cemetery chapel in the graveyard.
There are 23 cemeteries in Katowice. In many of them well known people are buried, and we can admire beautiful tombstones. But the most important necropolis of Katowice, the counterpart of Warsaw’s Powązki and Cracow’s Rakowice, is the cemetery of the parish of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary located at Francuska Street. The Avenue of Honor can be found here, including the graves of Wojciech Korfanty, Józef Rymer and General Józef Ziętek.
The Archdiocese Museum in Katowice is housed in the building of the Archbishop’s Curia at the Jordana Street, near the Archcathedral of Christ the King. It has been operating since 1975, but its origins date back to the interwar period. The most valuable part of the museum collections are monuments of religious art, but the institution also collects books, medals and memorabilia of the "Solidarity". Among the pictures displayed here are the works attributed to Raphael, Poussin or Zurbaran.
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Campsite is located in the Dolina Trzech Stawów ("Three Ponds Valley") park. There are tennis courts, sauna, water sports equipment (kayaks, rowing boats, pedal boats, surfboards).
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Wykwintna kuchnia będąca fuzją smaków regionu i świata, nienaganna obsługa i doskonała atmosfera - Restauracja Silesian - jeden z najlepszych lokali gastronomicznych w Katowicach.
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