Maciejowa Hill in Rabka Zdroj, southern Poland and hill walking

Maciejowa Hill in Rabka-Zdroj. There is a coffee shop on top of the hill for weary walkers who manage to get to the summit. There are several smaller hills to climb before you get to this point. The views are simply wonderful, meadows with all kinds of wild flowers, friendly walkers and rural scenes. View more photographs of hill walking on Maciejowa.


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Climbing Maciejowa HIll in Rabka-Zdroj is one of many walks in this area.

The path to Maciejowa Hill starts directly behind the house. It's a slow climb upwards with level sections in between to help you get your breath back. It's a walk for all abilities - children regularly climb the hill without any problems. Older, less fit people may find the final climb to the top and little more taxing but well worth the effort. See hill walking on Maciejowa.

The views are simply fantastic, the grass verges and meadows are filled with wild flowers (photographs taken in early July).

Maciejowa Flowers

Depending on the time of year, you could see grass being gathered down by hand and assembled into small stooks. Horses help with the cutting.

Maciejowa thyme and other wild flowers

Thyme grows wild along with many other colourful wild flowers.


Horse drawn machinery for cutting the hay


The views from the hills are just stunning. You can see for miles on a clear day.

horse cart - interesting characters to talk to

You will meet all kinds of interesting characters on your travels.

There are numerous other walks from Rabka-Zdroj to other surrounding hilltops. There is an access path to the Gorczanski National Park from the top of this hill.

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