Wednesday, 25 October 2023 09:18

Świętokrzyskie – A Small Region with a Big Sporting Heart

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Nestled in the northern part of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, a small region with a mighty sporting spirit, lies the picturesque town of Suchedniów. With a population of 9,000, it sits conveniently between Kielce and Skarżysko-Kamienna, on National Road 7 connecting Warsaw and Kraków.

It can also be reached by train from either city. Suchedniów is home to world-class table tennis, with its Global Pharma Orlicz 1924 team being a strong contender in the prestigious Europe Cup. Sharing the spotlight with Industria Kielce, a top player in the EHF Champions League, it proudly contributes to the region’s impressive sporting legacy.


Discover the charm of Suchedniów and the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship

But there is more to Świętokrzyskie than just sports. Poland takes immense pride in its magnificent mountains, winding rivers, and captivating landscapes, with the Baltic Sea as its sole coastal gem. When it comes to tourism, our region boasts some of the most stunning sights.

The Świętokrzyskie Mountains beckon tourists from around the world, their modest height hiding an abundance of charm and the allure of Mount Łysica's enigmatic aura. A mere 20 kilometers from Suchedniów, in the quaint village of Bartków, stands the venerable Bartek oak, a natural monument and one of Poland's oldest oak trees. Estimated to be a staggering 700 years old, though some say it is even older, it is a testament to the passage of time.

Sports and nature: what Świętokrzyskie has to offer

Among the natural wonders of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains, you will find the captivating Paradise Cave in Chęciny, 10 kilometers southwest of Kielce. This karst wonder is one of Poland's unique gems. The town of Chęciny is equally renowned for its Royal Castle, a majestic ship-shaped fortress that proudly stands atop a hill, 360 meters above sea level. This relic from the 13th and 14th centuries is a truly breathtaking sight not to be missed.

Beyond its natural beauty, the Świętokrzyskie region boasts a treasure trove of charming towns like Sandomierz, Busko-Zdrój, Opatów, Pińczów, Bodzentyn, and Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski. And let's not forget the warm-hearted and welcoming people who call this region home.

So, whether you're an avid sports fan, a nature lover, or a history enthusiast, we wholeheartedly invite you to explore the town of Suchedniów, the enchanting Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, and its vibrant capital, Kielce. There is something here for everyone to enjoy.