Bielsko

Bielsko was until 1950 an independent town situated in Cieszyn Silesia, Poland. In 1951 it was joined with Biala Krakowska to form the new town of Bielsko-Biala. Bielsko constitutes the western part of that town. Bielsko was founded by the Cieszyn Piast dukes in the 13th-14th century, on the Biala River. It was first mentioned in a written document in 1312.

==== BIELSKO – GETTING THERE

The best way to get to Bielsko is from Upper-Silesian agglomeration, to be more precise, from Katowice. There are many long-distance trains, for example Gdynia-Bielsko-Biala or Warszawa-Bielsko-Biala.

==== BIELSKO – ATTRACTION

Szyndzielnia mountain reachable with a gondola-railway.

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