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Information on Szklarska Poręba

Szklarska Poręba is a wonderfully placed town
on the Izerskie mountains and Karkonosze range, above which Szrenica is (1362 m. above sea level). It is surrounded by forrests, on the
440-886 m. above sea level so there are Dolna, Średnia and Górna (which is now the widest) Szklarska Poręba. The history of this town the same as its name is connected with the developtment of glass metallurgy in this area.
But from the middle of XIX century Szklarska Poręba has been becoming a tourist center
visited by many people not only in winter
but also in summer seasion. What is important and goes to show that the atractiveness of this town is very high is good railway and road transport, numerous slopes on which there have been made ways for skiers, over 5 thousands of places to sleep in modern guest houses and hotels and developted chain of gastronomic points. The location of Szklarska Poręba is a perfect to start mountain and bicycle trips.
There is not so far to the other elegant tourist towns such as: Jelenia Góra, Karpacz,
Kowary, Piechowice, Świeradów Zdrój.