spa: mountain spa
cliamate: mountain climate, moderately stimulating
height: 400 m above sea level
postal code: 33-350 Piwniczna
telephone area code: +48-18
Main treatment areas:
respiratory and digestive system diseases.
Natural therapeutic resources:
mineral waters (bicarbonate-calcium-magnesiumsodium- chalybeate oxalate waters), therapeutic mud.
production of Piwniczanka, a natural bottled mineral water.
Piwniczna lies on the river Poprad, in the Beskid Sadecki range, at 400 m above sea level. It is a charming town known since the 14th century.
Limba sanatorium and holiday centres with 220 beds in total.
physiotherapy centre, pump-room, treatments (massage, therapeutic exercises, inhalations, mineral and mud baths).
Piwniczna Days (July), Children of the Mountains International Festival (summer), Stary Sacz Ancient Music Festival (in Stary Sacz, June), various periodic entertainments (summer).
Tourism and sports:
walking in Popradzki Mountain Pine Park, which encompasses the spa and the Poprad river valley; 282 km of tourist routes, including mountain-biking and horseback tourism trails, 9 T-bar ski-lifts at the Sucha Dolina ski station 2.5 km away, 3 ski-lifts at the ski station in Wierchomla MaΠa, holiday centre with nice beach, outdoor swimming pool, 4 tennis courts, exercise paths in Kicarz – the spa park. This is a good base for hiking in the Beskid Sadecki range, including the trail to Mt. Radziejowa at 1,262 m (5 hours); yellow trail to Hala Pisana at 1,044 m (3.5 hours). The border crossing into Slovakia is 3 km from the town; there is a yellow trail and a red trail to Wielki Rogacz.