Geological bike trip – The Świętokrzyskie Mountains and Kielce reserves

Kadzielnia

FOR GROUPS

If you are interested in rock formations, fossils and multicolored minerals, go with us for a day to the Świętokrzyskie Mountains and the vicinity of Kielce. From the heart of the oldest Polish mountains, we will set off on a geological journey around the capital of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship. Come with us on a bicycle trip in the picturesque surroundings of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains, we will look inside the earth, we will admire rocks and minerals. Kielce, which we will also visit, can boast of interesting reserves and monuments.

 

Profile of the bike tour: medium

road surface: asphalt 80% of the tour with low traffic, gravel roads

elevation: the route is mountainous, a few climbs with a height difference of up to 50 m, the total sum of altitudes of 380 m

length of the route: approx. 60 km.

Attractions on the trail:

BodzentynBodzentyn – we will start our journey in Bodzentyn at the foot of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains. There are ruins of the castle of Kraków bishops from the 14th century and rebuilt in the 14th century.

The Świętokrzyskie Mountains – next to the Sudetes, are one of the oldest mountain ranges in Europe. They were uplifted, destroyed and flooded several times by the seas. They are characterized in the upper parts of the so-called the gravel area (rock debris), in the lower ones, beech and fir forests enchant. Our route leads south, crossing the highest range of Łysogóry. We will catch our breath in Święta Katarzyna after reaching the highest point on the route 323 m a.s.l. and start going down there with a panoramic view of other mountain ranges, and behind our back the highest peak of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains – Łysica (614 m above sea level).

Museum of Minerals and Fossils – you will see over 1000 shows of minerals, precious stones and fossils on display in 5 rooms. With a bit of luck, we can find a stone grinding show.

Rezerwat Kadzielnia Kielce

Reserves Kielce – the city can boast as many as five reserves in the immediate vicinity, including the most famous and representative Kadzielnia. It is a former quarry where, apart from beautiful views, you can find mainly fossils and valuable rock formations. The reserve is dominated by the impressive Geologists’ Rock and caves open to the public, which we will traverse along the underground route. The Wietrznia reserve is also worth visiting, where is a modern Geoeducation Center.

Kielce – the capital of the region also hides architectural and cultural treasures, such as the Cathedral of St. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the building of the National Museum – the former palace of the bishops of Krakow, or the Palace of Tomasz Zieliński – the residence of a patron of fine arts. We will finish our journey on the market.

 

The offer includes (basic):

  • the care of the pilot during the trip
  • car security for participants on the route
  • accident and civil liability insurance
  • tickets to the cave in the Kadzielnia Reserve (underground trip);
  • transport with bicycles from Warsaw to the start of the trip and after the trip to Warsaw

 

The offer does not include:

  • meals during the trip
  • tickets to visited facilities
  • bike rental – additionally 65,00 PLN/bike

 

The taste of comfort and adventure!

 

PRICES FOR GROUPS (PER PERSON):

Group 9 – 15 participants – 290 PLN

 

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