spa: mountain spa
climate: submontane climate, moderately, strongly stimulating
height: 520 m above sea level
postal code: 38-315 Wysowa Zdrój
telephone area code: +48-18
Main treatment areas:
diseases of the digestive, respiratory and urinary systems (peritoneal dialysis), orthopaedic and post-traumatic disorders.
Natural therapeutic resources: mineral waters – bicarbonate-sodium-calcium, iodide and boron oxalate waters, therapeutic mud.
bottling of Henryk therapeutic mineral water.
Wysowa Zdrój lies at 520 m above sea level, on the river Ropa, in the Beskid Niski range, near Magura Małastowska Scenic Park. Surrounded by thick beech and mixed forests, it has an excellent microclimate. The artificial lake in Klimkówka, 320 hectares in area, is the local attraction. The nearby border crossing in Konieczna is a convenient point for trips around the border areas of Slovakia and Poland.
sanatoriums and spa hospitals with 651 beds.
physiotherapy centre, pump-room.
Attractions and cultural events:
It is a nice walk to the historical Old Spa House. The old Orthodox churches in the area are well worth seeing. Important events include Watra – a 3-day international festival of the unique Lemko (Rusnak) culture (July), Hucuł Days – held at the stud farm in Gładyszów (September).
Tourism and sports:
tennis court and pool, ski-lifts, and marked biking routes. There are many hiking routes in the area, including the picturesque trail to the source of the mountain stream Szumniak. Water sports are available on the reservoir in Klimkówka. There are also good spots for angling. The Hucuł Horse Farm in Gładyszów is another attraction.