Pilica cycle route - photo gallery

Between Krakow and Warsaw



Frrom the starting point on castle hill Smolen (60 km from Krakow)...
...we cycle easy...
... and fast...
to the springs of Pilica.
The river as "Baby" under the first bridge
In little town also named "Pilica"
we discover a nice market square
and wooden cottages
River Pilica as "little child"
Formerly living trade centre, now forgotten town - Zarnowiec
Renovated country manor, our future accommodation near Zawada
River is getting bigger... a "youngster"
Easy cycling on flat tarmac roads through villages...
...pine forests and heathlands...
...along roads lines with willow trees...
...to the town Przedborz.
Then again - we pass blooming lime trees...
...and Black Mulleins.
Here is the river already "adult" - we meet the first canoes
Road junction in village Skotniki
Und here - our accommodation in Sulejow,
in the former cistersian monastery.
At the reservoir
Cycle road approaching Tomaszow
...and here - in the town.
Old railway station in Pilica - open air museum
Cycle road to spa town Spala
And our accommodation here - three star hotel "President"
Just few steps away - canoe station
and.. down to the river!
In the morning we cycle through Spala
towards the huge WW2 railway bunker in Konewki
Pilica river - lower section
We meat another canoes...
...old ferries...
and children playing.
Swimming break? - Why not!
End of the daily tour
in a nice hotel
"Dworek nad Pilica" (Pilica-Manor)
- you can eat and dring directly at the river
Last daily tour. we pass the orchards,
Polands smallest town
- Wysmierzyce -
and finish the tour in Warka
Here, not far from Warsaw, Pilica flows into Vistula
so, we finish our cycle tour
in a four star hotel "Sielanka"


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