List of facilities and places in the neighbourhood
  • Nature
    Złoty Potok
    Ostoja Złotopotocka (The Złoty Potok Refuge) is one of the areas included in the Natura 2000 network. It covers more than 2748 hectares of land, with a number of valuable natural places. The Refuge comprises both reserves and natural monuments. It is also a scenic area, which is a destination of sightseeing excursions, through which several Jurassic hiking trails run, including the Trail of the Eagles' Nests in the lead.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    The trout farm in Złoty Potok is the oldest breeding farm in continental Europe. Ponds on the small river of Wiercica in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland were built by Count Edward Raczyński, the owner of the estate in Złoty Potok. Engineer Michał Girdwoyń, the best then a specialist was commissioned to design the ponds’ arrangement. In 1881, the first ponds were stocked with trout brought in from California in the United States.
  • Nature
    Złoty Potok
    The stretch of the Wiercica valley from the foot of the castle on the Ostrężnik hill to Złoty Potok and Janów belongs to the most beautiful parts of the Polish Jura. Tourists are impressed with the clean water of the Wiercica, nice forests and limestone cliffs of fancy shapes. Besides, there are plenty of monuments here (with the palace of the Krasińskis and the manor of the Raczyńskis in the forefront) and the places associated with Zygmunt Krasiński, one of the Three Polish Bards - national poets of Polish Romantic literature. There are a lot of tourist routes and educational trails which lead to the above mentioned attractions
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    The early medieval settlement “Wały” lies in the vicinity of Złoty Potok. It was a rock stronghold located in the highland. It consisted of a few parts. It was erected on a forested promontory above the Wiercica river valley. It was composed of three outer settlements and a central fortress protected by the earthworks. The site was inhabited from the eighth to the twelfth century. The red marked Trail of the Eagles' Nests runs in the vicinity of the remains of the settlement earthworks.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Czatachowa
    In the village of Czatachowa, in the central part of the Kraków Częstochowa Upland, near Jasna Góra, a few Pauline monks began hermit lives in the 90s of the last century. In the course of time, the area of the Holy Spirit Hermitage was enclosed by a stone wall, and the monks built a small stone church of the Holy Spirit and the wooden chapel of St Anthony the Hermit. They themselves started to live in modest cottages, scattered in the foreSt
  • Nature
    Siedlec
    The whitest of white limestone rocks in Poland can be found in Siedlec near Janów, in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. There is a quarry, now closed, that provided the limestone for cladding the buildings on the Polish Sejm and the Office of the Council of Ministers in Warsaw. Therefore, the quarry is named "Warsaw". An interesting fact is that the landscape of the limestone rocks was used as the location of the western with Val Kilmer in one of the roles.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Złoty Potok
    For centuries, water mills have been present in the Polish countryside. However, their time has gone, therefore, in the twenty-first century, we can admire only a few historic objects of this type. We will see a traditional mill in beautiful surroundings in Złoty Potok, in the Kraków-Częstochowa. The water mill “Kołaczew” was powered with the water of the Wiercica water from medieval times, but the present building is 200 years old. The machines use an electric engine.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Suliszowice
    From the Ostrężnika go to Suliszowice. Here, at the top of the lonely ostańca, you can see the ruins of the former fortress. Was built probably at the end of the 14th century, during the reign of King Casimir III the great by then-Mayor suliszowieckiego. Access to structures in the shape of the tower was only possible by using ladders.