Szczyrk is a village of 5500 inhabitants situated at the height of 600 m above sea level, 110 km from Cracow. Lying in a valley surrounded by the picturesque range of Beskidy mountains, Szczyrk is a popular destination both in summer and winter season.  If you come here in summer you can choose among many activities the town has to offer: hiking, cycling or hang gliding to name a few. In winter Szczyrk becomes a centre for skiing with almost 60 km of skiing trails of various difficulty served by 30 lifts. You will find here professionally prepared slopes, half-pipe, snow park, a lot of sunshine and perfect skiing conditions. The town is also known for its rich highland folklore.


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Szczyrk Hotels


ul. Cisowa 3, 43-370 Szczyrk
+48 33 817 85 34

Hotel Cis lies near the Skrzyczne slope. Guests are offered accommodation in 50 rooms with bathroom. There is a restaurant, conference room and sauna here.


ul. Narciarska 19A, 43-370 Szczyrk
+48 33 817 93 43

Sniezynka, situated at the T-bar lift to Czyrna, has beds for 45 persons in single, double, triple rooms and four person apartments with showers and TV. A swimming pool, sauna and gym are available to guests free of charge. There is also a restaurant serving regional and traditional Polish dishes.


ul. Skośna 4 43-370 Szczyrk
+48 33 817 88 74

A more expensive alternative is hotel Meta located near the chairlift to Skrzyczne. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with bathroom, satellite TV and Internet access. There is a restaurant and a modern conference room.

Szczyrk Skiing

Szczyrk is a paradise for alpine skiers with many lifts and well-prepared slopes. 30 lifts, 60 km of ski trails (some with lighting and artificial snow) are waiting for ski lovers in winter.






The largest and most attractive area is Skrzyczne. The black FIS-trail is 2800 m long and starts at the height of 1211 m above sea level (height difference – 650 m).


Runs Lenghth Height difference
chairlift Szczyrk – Jaworzyna 1592 m 406 m
chairlift Jaworzyna – Skrzyczne 1181 m 296 m
T-bar lift Szczyrk – Jaworzyna 1288 m 357 m
T-bar lift Doliny 505 m 110 m
T-bar lift Doliny – Skrzyczne 1152 m 360 m

Male Skrzyczne

Runs Lenghth Height difference
T-bar lift Czyrna – Hala Skrzyczenska 1288 m 354 m
T-bar lift Czyrna – Hala Skrzyczenska 1350 m 390 m
T-bar lift Hala Skrzyczenska – Male Skrzyczne 1315 m 210 m
T-bar lift Suche – Hala Skrzyczenska 1174 m 232 m

Salmopol – Solisko

Runs Length Height difference
T-bar lift Solisko – Hala Posrednia 770 m 241 m
T-bar lift Posrednie 717 m 103 m
T-bar lift Salmopolska 842 m 177 m

Point tickets: 1 point = 0,10 g rosz. A deposit of 25 zl is taken for the card.


half-day – 38 zl, day pass – 62 zl, 2 days – 112 zl, 3 days – 165 zl, 4 days – 210, 5 days – 250, 6 days 295 zl, week pass – 335 zl.


Population 5 600
Number of runs 31
Number of lifts 32
Cross country skiing Yes
Entertainment restaurants (27), pubs, disco, cinema
Activities swimming pool, spa, museums
Ski hire/ski pack (boots, skis, poles, helmet) 1 day 30 zl
Ski boots 1 day 15 zl
Skis 1 day 20 zl
Ski poles 1 day 10 zl
Snowboard+boots 1 day 45 zl
Helmet 1 day: 10 zl
Skischool/hour: 60 zl
Skipass See Skiing for more info.
Skibus 5 zl – 10 zl
Bankomat Yes