Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide – a place located in southern Poland, in Olkusz County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship or Malopolska, with a population of about 10,500 inhabitants as of 2008. Bukowno up to 1975 was part of the Krakow Voivodeship and from 1975 until 1998 the Katowice Voivodeship.
Bukowno is located in the western part of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship, between the cities of Katowice and Krakow (the regional capital) being about 40 km (24.85 miles) distance from either town. The town is situated on the Sztoła River and is part of the Jaworznicko-Chrzanowski industrial district, on the border between the Silesian and Kraków-Częstochowa Uplands.
The area is known for the deciduous and coniferous forests, landmarks include white calciferous rocks, forests and old strip mines. It is thought that the area was formed during the Tertiary Period and the terrain is hilly as a result of water, wind and glacial activity.
The natural features have been deformed due to human activities of the past, used as a dumping ground for the strip mines. Almost one-sixth of the area has been subject to filling due to the Szczakowa mine.
Bukowno is one of Poland’s industrial towns and it’s character is largely determined by the Bolesław Mining and Metallurgical Plants. In spite of its industrial history Bukowno, with its vast forested areas, the river and the nearby Pustynia Błędowska (the Błędowska Desert) has managed to preserve its position of being a recreation centre.
This is a travel and tourist guide about the country of Polska which is located in central Europe. You are very welcome to visit our site and we hope that you will enjoy the experience.
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You will find the full range of accommodation in this town from the most luxurious five star hotels with up to date and modern amenities to pensions (a type of guest house or boarding house) and rooms or apartments at very reasonable prices. Some of the larger towns and cities will also have hostels.
If you prefer to stay in a more rural location there are a number of “Agro” style of accommodation places on farms and in the countryside plus there may be camp sites nearby.
If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the accommodation directly as we do not take commission and we take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if we were to include it here.
If you wish to advertise your accommodation on Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide please contact us.
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Poland is a country with a large variety of landscapes, a place where you can experience all four seasons. This provides the visitor with many opportunities for adventure and different activities, whether you enjoy the mountains, lakes, rivers or the beaches you will find something that suits you.
If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the activity provider directly as we do not take commission and we take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if we were to include it here.
What ever activity you run, if you wish to advertise your activity on Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide please get in touch with us.
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Poland is a country with a large variety of attractions for the tourist to visit, a place where you can experience all sorts of places to see. This provides the visitor with many opportunities for learning about Polska, whether you enjoy the many monuments, historic churches or buildings, history of places, or more modern attractions, you will find something that suits you.
If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the attraction provider directly as we do not take commission and we take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if we were to include it here.
What ever attraction you run, if you wish to advertise your attraction on Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide let us know.
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1402 – Starczynów first mentioned in records which is now part of the town of Bukowno.
15th c. – this was the beginnings of the industrial process of mining and smelting of the lead ore.
1555 – the Żupnik, a contemporary district chief, of Olkusz, Jost Ludwik Decjusz, commences the construction of a lead works in the area.
19th c. – the Ulisses, the Leonidas (in Tłukienka) and the Jerzy Coal Mines are constructed.
1886 – the Vienna-Ivanogrod Railway arrives in Bukowno.
1935 – the railway line at Bukowno becomes accessible from Szczakowa.
1950 – the construction of the Bolesław Mining and Metallurgical Plants were started.
1962 – Bukowno gained it’s town status. The origins of the name can be traced to the local dense beech forests (beech meaning buk).
Polska is full of history and the Polish are great lovers of knowledge of the past so you will find many museums in the country.
Poland has a long history and has been an important trading route that has been invaded by many different groups over the past 1,000 years. Museums are a great way to explore the nations history about the inhabitants of the land in the past, their lives and customs.
Some of the museums shown below may have an article about them here on Poland Explorer. Follow the link for the article. For the rest, if you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the museum directly as we take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if we were to include it here.
What ever museum you run, you can advertise it on Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide at no cost.
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There are many restaurants covering the usual pizza to those offering local Polish traditional and regional cuisine.
Polish cuisine (Polish: kuchnia polska) is a style of cooking and food preparation originating from Poland. It has evolved over the centuries due to historical circumstances. Polish national cuisine shares some similarities with other Central European and Eastern European traditions as well as French and Italian similarities. It is rich in meat, especially pork, chicken and beef (depending on the region) and winter vegetables (cabbage in the dish bigos), and spices.
It is also characteristic in its use of various kinds of noodles the most notable of which are kluski as well as cereals such as kasha (from the Polish word kasza). Generally speaking, Polish cuisine is hearty and uses a lot of cream and eggs. The traditional dishes are often demanding in preparation. Many Poles allow themselves a generous amount of time to serve and enjoy their festive meals, especially Christmas eve dinner (Wigilia) or Easter breakfast which could take a number of days to prepare in their entirety.
The Polish national dishes are bigos; pierogi; kielbasa; kotlet schabowy (type of breaded cutlet); gołąbki (type of cabbage roll); zrazy (type of roulade); roast (Polish: pieczeń); sour cucumber soup (Polish: zupa ogórkowa); mushroom soup, (Polish: zupa grzybowa) (quite different from the North American cream of mushroom); tomato soup (Polish: zupa pomidorowa); rosół (variety of meat broth); żurek (sour rye soup); flaki (variety of tripe soup); and barszcz among others.
If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the place to eat directly as we do not take commission and we take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if we were to include it here.
If you wish to advertise your place to eat on Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide you can contact us.
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Poland Travel Guide – This web site will eventually have tourist information on most of the places in Polska. Being a web site you will be able to access the information on most digital platforms, including your laptop, personal computer or a mobile phone.
Tourist organisations are welcome to contact us for details on how to display their information on Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide.
PTTK – Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society is a non-profit organisation that you will find in many places in Poland.
It is one of the oldest tourist societies in Europe and was was created by the merger of two societies: Polish Tatry Society (1873) and Polish Country Lovers Society (1906).
Official Tourist Information Centres in Poland are divided into 1*, 2*, 3* and 4* Certified and Non-Certified. All Certified Tourist Centres provide information in one or more foreign languages and have an expanded range of services as compared to the Non-Certified.
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Here are some useful websites to help you find your way to this place.
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If you have a website that is an official one linked to this town, or you administer a local community or an important trade site please contact us here at Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide as we may be interested in including it.
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The Małopolska Voivodship (Little Poland) was created in 1989 and is located in the south of Poland.Province
The cities, towns and villages of the region of Małopolska.Places in Province
Bukowno Travel and Tourist Guide – Małopolska – Poland Travel Guide