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Ryczów (Ree-tschoov) is a small village in Silesian Voivodeship, in Jura Mountains.


Get in[edit]

The best way to get there is take a bus from Ogrodzieniec. There're also place to place buses from Berlin, Munich, Prague, Ostrava, Brno, Olomouc and Vienna stopping in Ryczów. Their timetables are available on E-Podroznik sire.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • The watchtower ruins. The watchtower was built on high limestone rock in 14 by Polish King Casmi The Great. It was destructed and abandoned in 15 century.
  • Straszykowa Góra.A high forested mountain with limestone rocks formations. Visting Ruskie Góry Nature Reserve is forbidden for tourists.
  • Szczebel and Brzuchacka Skała. Two interesting rock formations.
  • Memorial. A small monument near primary school commemorating 16 village males killed by German Nazi in 1944.
  • caves There're many caves in Ryczów. Some are good for amateurs and beginners although they're not so easy to explore as those in Wodąca Valley, Pilica:
  • Jaskinia w Straszykowej Górze — First parts of the cave are very bright but in another ones head torch is required. The cave interior has
  • Jaskinia z Kominem — A cave on Straszykowa Góra, the cave is very narrow.

Caves for intermediate and professional speleologist:

  • Jaskinia w Zamczysku — A beautiful cave near Straszykowa Góra, using a rope required
  • Jaskinia Cieseńć — A beautiful cave located in the hill near Hucisko Ryczowskie colony. Some corridors're very narrow, using a rope required. Visiting the cave is available after contacting Ogrodzieniec Community (Gmina Ogrodzieniec) before.

Do[edit][add listing]

Ryczów is popular destination among rock climbers and speleologist. You can also get rest near watchtower ruins.

Stay Safe[edit]

See: Pilica

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Pod Strzechą, Basztowa 33.  edit Guest rooms in the village center.
  • Pod Babią Górą, Leśna 7.  edit Guest rooms, camper and tent pitching area.


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