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Skala in the region of Lesser Poland Voivodeship with it's 3,635 inhabitants is a place in Poland - some 147 mi (or 236 km) South of Warsaw, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Skala is now 02:43 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Warsaw" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Oradea, Cluj-Napoca, Warsaw, Kielce, Budapest or Cianowice Duze. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zagorowa, Zadroze, Wola Kalinowska, Szczodrkowice, Skala and Brzozowka. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Pieskowa Skała Wiosna 2012

00:40 min ( April 24, 2012 by ecotravelpl)
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Otoczenie Zamku w Pieskowej Skale budzi się z zimowego snu - wiosna to najlepszy czas by odwiedzić ten niezwykle piękny zakątek Jury jakim jest Ojcowski Park Narodowy - Zapraszamy serdecznie na wy...

Ojców Ojcowski Park Narodowy - Góra O...

00:36 min ( April 08, 2011 by ojcow)
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Podejście zielonym szlakiem na szczyt Góry Okopy w Ojcowskim Parku Narodowym - mało kto tutaj dociera - zazwyczaj wędrówka zielonym szlakiem kończy się przy jaskini Ciemnej - a to wielki błąd...


Ojców - Pieskowa Skała maj 2011

13:51 min ( June 06, 2011 by toshirox23)
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Ojców - Pieskowa Skała maj 2011

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04:51 min ( April 08, 2009 by Zielak77)
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Latem 2008 w jakaś bliżej nieokreślona Niedziele -spontan - jeden z wielu ,w tym razem w okolice Ojcowa i Pieskowej Skały . Fajne Winkle Piękna Okolica . Pozdrowienia dla pozytywnie zakręconych ...


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Interesting facts about this location

Skała

Skała is a town in southern Poland, situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Kraków Voivodeship (1975-1998). On December 31, 2010, its population was 3,646. Skala is one of the oldest town of Lesser Poland. In the early 13th century, it was a defensive gord, known as Scala and Magna Schala. Its name (the Polish word skala means rock in English) probably comes from a rocky hill above the Pradnik river valley.

More reading: Skała homepage
Located at 50.23, 19.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities and towns in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Kraków County

Ojców

Ojców is a village in Gmina Skała, in Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is one of the sights of the Eagle Nests Trail (Szlak Orlich Gniazd), as there are the ruins of a gothic castle near the village. The village is where the authorities of the Ojców National Park (the smallest of Poland's 23 national parks) have their headquarters. It lies approximately 4 kilometres south-west of Skała and 18 km north-west of the regional capital Kraków.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.23, 19.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Ojców, Villages in Kraków County

Ojców National Park

Ojców National Park (Polish: Ojcowski Park Narodowy) is a national park in Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship in southern Poland, established in 1956. It takes its name from the village of Ojców, where it also has its headquarters. Chopin visited Ojców in 1829. It is Poland's smallest national park, with an original area of 14.40 square kilometers, since expanded to 21.46 km . Of this area, 15.28 km is forested and 2.51 km is strictly protected.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.23, 19.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:National parks of Poland, Ojców, Parks in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Protected areas established in 1956

Pieskowa Skała

Pieskowa Skała (Little Dog's Rock), is a limestone cliff in the valley of river Prądnik, Poland, best known for its Renaissance castle. It is located within the boundaries of the Ojców National Park, 27 km north of Kraków, near the village of Sułoszowa. The castle was first mentioned in Latin documents of Polish king Władysław I the Elbow-high (Władysław Łokietek) before 1315, as "castrum Peskenstein".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.23, 19.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Historic house museums in Poland, Kraków County, Museums in Lesser Poland Voivodeship

Maczuga Herkulesa

Maczuga Herkulesa is a tall (30 meters) limestone monadnock situated in Ojców National Park near Pieskowa Skała, north of Kraków in southern Poland. Its name, in Polish, means the "cudgel of Hercules", due to its distinctive shape. Karst topography of soluble bedrock characterizes the entire park. The area is noted for its rock formations, although Maczuga Herkulesa may be the most famous. Apart from limestone monadnocks, there are numerous cliffs, ravines, and over 400 caves in the area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.23, 19.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Monadnocks