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.