Our project is located in Dolina Szczęścia (Happiness Valley in Polish). The picturesque valley at the foot of Szrenica is surrounded by mountains, guaranteeing beautiful views at any time of the year. Above all, however, it is a perfect place to spend time actively. It is a place for recreation for the whole family. Superbly prepared ski slopes invite you in the winter season, and in the summer season, the Valley of Happiness is a great starting point for the mountain hiking enthusiasts. It is easy to get from here to the Szklarka and Kamieńczyk waterfalls, but also to the Czech part of the Karkonosze Mountains. It is also a place where you can find the conditions necessary for optimal rest. Peace, fresh air, and the richness of fauna and flora favor regeneration and tranquility.
The endless trails of the Jizera Mountains and the Karkonosze Mountains, ski and bicycle routes, picturesque nature, and extremely clean air - all this makes the inconspicuous town between the Jizera Mountains and the Karkonosze Mountains adored by tourists from Lower Silesia and beyond. The unique location generates a climate very similar to Alpine conditions. Szklarska Poręba is a true gem on the tourist map of Poland.
Over 150 km of cross-country ski tracks. It is the best training base for cross-country skiers in Central Europe
and the city slopes offer 15 km of snow-covered ski runs
The peak towering over the city (1,362 m above sea level).
Popular Karkonosze and Jizera mountain shelters - PTTK Hala Szrenicka, Pod Łabskim Szczytem.
Kamieńczyka - the highest waterfall in the Sudetes and the picturesque Szklarki waterfall.
A picturesque peak that commands respect
Unique flora and fauna at your fingertips.
It includes almost 30 buildings of secular architecture. Here you will find medieval residential towers, castles, Renaissance manors, and Baroque palaces.
The project's location in the heart of the Karkonosze Mountains is its undoubted advantage. Horizon Hotel & Resort is located in Szklarska Poręba, at the foot of Szrenica, which, combined with very good traffic infrastructure, ensures easy and quick access from various parts of Poland and Europe. Many tourists visiting Szklarska Poreba also book one day to visit Prague, which is only 150 km away.
Szklarska Poręba is the largest climatic station in Lower Silesia, known and appreciated since the mid-nineteenth century. The city's climatic conditions are comparable to Alpine villages located at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level. This is appreciated by athletes. Polish cadres often visit the city to participate in fitness camps. Frequent winds and the topography lead to a very fast exchange of air masses. The specific microclimate is created by the peat bogs of the Jizera Mountains, which support endurance training.
The best conditions in Poland for cross-country skiing, at an altitude of over 800 meters above sea level. An ideal place for hiking and cycling.
It offers 12 km of slopes with a snowmaking system covering 100% of the area intended for downhill skiing. The capacity of cable cars and ski lifts is 10,000 people per hour.
Szklarska Poręba is not only mountains and sports. Those looking for a different type of experience will also find a rich tourist offer. What is worth seeing in Szklarska Poręba?
Szklarska Poręba has a wide range of cultural events. Cyclical events organized by the city alternate with sports and concerts. The whole year in the city's calendar is filled with noteworthy events, cycles and festivals.
The region of Szklarska Poręba is a place where numerous cultural and sports events take place, making tourists' stay more attractive The major ones include the Piast Race, Snow Carving, the Rally of Heavy and Vintage Motorcycles, the Dog Sled Competition, the Adrenaline Weekend, the Polish Academic Mountain Kayaking Championship, the National Tourist Student Song Exchange, the Bike Action Festival, the UpHill Sprint MTB, the Celebrity Slalom, the Radio Three Cup in Alpine Skiing, the Four Slopes Tournament, the Jizera Run and the Retro Run, and the International Festival of Folk Bands, all amid picturesque landscapes.
Szklarska Poręba is bustling with life, and at the same time offers tourists plenty of peace, rest, and quiet locations as well as walking trails away from the tourist hustle and bustle. Everyone will find something to suit them.
The Jizera Railway is a picturesque railway line connecting Jelenia Góra and Szklarska Poręba with Harrachov and Korenov in the Czech Republic. Exceptional mountain landscapes stretch beyond the windows of trains that run several times a day. This amazing journey is not expensive.