The Residence of the President of the Republic of Poland The Castle in Wisła is the perfect place of recreation all year round.You can easily reach from here main tourist routes of Beskid Śląski, including Barania Góra.In winter, Wisła and the surrounding area offer excellent conditions for skiers.
Places worth seeing In Wisła:
The Museum of Beskidy
The Museum is located in a building of an inn dating back to the year 1794.The main sections of the Museum encompass material culture of Silesian mountaineers (“gorals”):pastoral life, weaving, woodcraft, farming tools.See the most beautiful examples of local folk art and original folk clothes of men and women.
The Museum of Tourism of PTTK
This Museum is located in a small wooden house dating back to the year 1951.It was opened in the year 1994, thanks to the efforts of people from Barania Góra Section of KTG PTTK.The collection amassed there documents the history of local tourism.It is supplemented by ethnographic items.
The Hunting Castle
Initially built in Przysłop at the feet of Barania Góra as a hunters palace for the archduke Frederic the Habsburg.It also served as a tourist hostel till the year 1986, when it was relocated to the centre of Wisła.Currently, it houses the Wisła Branch of PTTK.
It was erected in Alpine style, with all its typical features, that is square in plan, with wooden walls made of logs, with more than one storey. Within the first floor, there is a characteristic gallery on the four sides of the building.The interior retained the original layout.It is one of the milestones of wooden architecture route in Wisła.
Grouse Farm in Wisła Forest Inspectorate
For the fans of grouse and black grouse, who wish to learn the habits of these splendid species of birds, in the year 2006, a special educational aviary was opened, exhibiting the birds singled out from the breeding flock.All visitors, having made an appointment beforehand, can observe grouse and black grouse and watch films and presentations enriching their knowledge of these curious woodland birds.
Size of the overpass:length – 120 m, height:up to 25 m. Seven spans.It was constructed in the years 1931 – 1933 by engineerKsawery Goryanowicz.The overpass is open and fully functional.
The figure of Adam Małysz
This real life size figure is the work of members of the Polish Association of Confectioners and Pastry Chefs. It was made in the year 2001 from a block of white chocolate weighing 330 kg. Dimensions: height – 2.5 m, weight – 180 kg. In the year 2007, the figure was renovated and the fourth Crystal Ball of the Champion was added.
Vantage Tower on Barania Góra
The Vantage Tower on the highest peak of the Polish part of Śląsk Cieszyński. From this Tower one can enjoy the majestic view on Beskid Śląski. In good visibility, you can even see the Tatra Mountains. The height of the Tower: 15.25 m. The Tower accommodates 20 persons. The Tower is the property of Upper Silesian branch of PTTK in Katowice. It is fitted with fire arrester installation – which, however, does not mean that tourists can stay on the Tower during a storm.
The Dam in Wisła-Czarne
It was constructed in the years 1968 – 1973 as a reservoir of potable water. It connects the streams of the Biała and Czarna Wisełka. Dimensions: volume 4 941 000 m3, height of the dam - 30 m, length - 280 m. The dam, besides its utility function, serves also as a tourist attraction and a sidewalk.
Rodła Water Cascades
Is the most beautiful complex of natural water cataracts in the Beskids. The height of waterfalls on the Biała Wisełka ranges from half to 5 m. The inclination of the stream bed is large and ranges from 8 to 10%. Lower cataracts are embedded in Istebna layers. You will see here marvellous potholes, which are deeper places in the river bed at the feet of the waterfalls. The slopes of the canyons besides the waterfalls are overgrown with monumental spruce and firs aged around 170 years.At their feet, there is beautiful natural regrowth of spruce, fir and beech.
Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession
A Wooden church in Wisła Głębka
Chairlift on Cieńków, Stożek,
Ski-jump launching pads
Ski running routes – Kubalonka
Woodland Park of Surprises
Chairlift on Czantoria
Summer alpine slide on Czantoria
Chairlift on Palenica
Regional Museum „Stara Zagroda”