spa: submontane health spa
cliamte: submontane climate, moderately stimulating
height: 340-450 m above sea level
postal code: 43-450 Ustroń
telephone area code: +48-33
Main treatment areas:
mobility and rheumatic disorders, nervous system disorders, respiratory and circulatory system diseases, metabolism disorders and obesity.
Natural therapeutic resources:
mineral waters (11.4 and 12.7%) – calcium, bromide, iodide and chalybeate waters, therapeutic mud.
Ustroń lies at 340-450 m abovesea level, at the foot of the Beskid ﾂlaski range, in the upper Vistula river valley, 25 km from the river's source, between wooded mountain ridges. The spa is well-ventilated and has a warm climate with large precipitation. Thanks to its beneficial bioclimatic conditions, beautiful landscapes, mineral springs and therapeutic-mud deposits, Ustroń has been an important holiday and spa centre since the late 19th century. A special holiday district was established in the Jaszowiec stream valley, and a sanatorium district in Zawodzie.
sanatoriums and spa hospital with 2,120 beds.
central physiotherapy centre, massage parlors and fitness centres.
Attractions and cultural events:
The town has an entertainment hall and an amphitheatre in Zdrojowy Park, three museums, including the Museum of Metallurgy and Forging, and a Gallery of Modern Art. Regular events include Ustroń Artistic Summer (June), Gaude Fest Religious Art Festival (July), Ustroń Days (August). It is worth visiting the wooden church from 1769, the Baroque church from 1787, and original 19th-century highlander cottages.
Tourism and sports:
outdoor pool, tennis court, ski-lifts, chair-lift, summer toboggan- run, riding-school. Ustroń is an excellent base for trips into the Beskid Śląski mountains. Ski-lift to Mount Czantoria Muflon Hotel Inhalation.