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Chochołowy Manor is the perfect base for active tourists, ramble lovers as well those walking along the paths of the history, certainly, the area offers many attractions for them.

Jerzmanowice village is located 15 km north of the "magical" city of Krakow, in the immediate vicinity of the Ojcow National Park. The Park is called by the ancestors "Paradise Valley" was created in 1956, its  symbol is Cudgel of Hercules (A huge rock resembling a weapon of mythical giant was created by the destructive activities of wind and frost- alone, a huge rock that stands proudly in Pieskowa alongside exquisitely preserved Renaissance castle of Szafraniec family. The castle delights with beautiful galleries, gardens and museum collections

Lovers of old buildings should see the churches in Raclawice and Paczółtowice - perfectly preserved monuments of wooden architecture. It is worth visiting the museum in Wygiełzów – Nadwiślański/Vistula Ethnographic Park, which gives a picture of rural architecture dating back 100 years.

In this picturesque area of southern Polish there  rises limestone shaft  - Upper Jurassic rocks, which his white and  fantastic shapes, eye-catching, attract  attention of those  travelling by the national road no 94. Most of them are considered as natural monuments. Charming  slopes of these cliffs attract enthusiasts burnishing the climbing technique. Wandering among the monadnocks we encounter larger and smaller valleys, ravines and gorges with rocky bubbling streams, inviting even for a short rest. The most beautiful and the longest include: Valley the Prądnika, Kluczwody, Będkowska and Kobylanska valley, Sanki views captivate and encourage contemplation.

Enthusiasts of underground expeditions will experience of thrilling, visiting the legendary caves, caverns or grottos. Most frequently visited by tourists is Bat’s Cave  in Bedkowska Valley, Dark and King’s Łokietek Cave  with interesting archeological excavations. We recommend  visiting  the  most  unique in the world scale  underground recesses of the seventeenth century-  the Wieliczka Salt Mine.
Probably many a romantic soul through the eyes of imagination can revive  encountered the ruins of the sixteenth and seventeenth - century castles and fortresses in Ogrodzieniec, Ojcow, Rudno, Babice, Rabsztyn - can hear the tramp of horses, play sounds, jaw arms ...
The picturesque surroundings, the richness of nature and at almost every step the current spirit of history that makes these places are still re-discovered by tourists from home and abroad.
We will be glad to welcome you in "Chochołowy Manor" and after a tiring voyages offer you an exclusive vacation for body and spirit.