Spała Landscape Park
This protected area is named after its biggest city in the area and is 1-hour drive. Here you can experience the beautiful and pristine nature and forest. Polish kings, Russian tsars and presidents of interwar Poland used to hunt in these areas. Spała is a resort over Pilica river situated in a region of former Pilica Forest, today named as Spała Landscape Park.
The city of Spała is a venue of three well known events: President’s Harvest Festival, Spała Hunting Festival and Spała Fair of Antiques and Handicraft. Today Spała is mainly a centre of sports, recreation and relaxation. It can be a great escape from the city life of Łódź.
Poland’s capital city is only a 1,5-hour train ride away. It offers many different attractions that are must see. Old town is the best place to start. It’s beautiful architecture and Old Town Market Place as the heart of this historical district is something you absolutely must explore while in Warsaw.
The attractions are: Barbican – historical medieval gate, St. John’s Archcathedral and The Royal Castle. Other must-see attractions are Palace of Culture & Science where you can see the view of Warsaw from above, Łazienki Park full of palaces, museums and monuments and Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów.
Warsaw is beautiful in all seasons.
ZOO Safari Borysew
One of Poland’s ZOO parks is 45-minute drive away and it offer a variety of different animal species. One of the biggest attractions are for sure white lions and white tigers.
The park also has a petting zoo with alpacas, Vietnamese pigs, ponies, miniature sheep, all gentle animals, so that children can feed them. An additional attraction is the miniature playground for children of all ages. They also offer educational activities with different topics available. An attraction that might look most fun for your kids is the ZOO train that takes you on ride around the ZOO.
Salt mine Kłodawa
Salt mine is a bit more than 1-hour drive from Lodz and it is the biggest operating salt mine in Poland today. Geological layers of salt were discovered in 1939 by professor Edward Walery Janczewski.
The first two mineshafts were built between 1950 and 1954. They have been drilling salt since 1956. It is the only salt mine in Poland that produces colorful salt. The trail is around 1 km long, illuminated and suitable for children above age of 7. Tour takes around 2,5 hours and there are guided tours only. The internal temperature is 9° C and humidity is between 70% and 80%.
Thermal Park Uniejów
One of Poland’s most famous hot springs towns is less than 1 hour drive away. It offers variety of options for relaxing and health beneficial treatments to family fun pools with slides and attractions for kids.
It is entirely heated with geo-thermal energy. All year-round open-air facilities are available. Heated pools, recreational pools with a massage system, Jacuzzi island, a “wild” river, children’s pools with slides and wading pools, a water bar, and even a beach and a pier when the weather is nice enough, are the things that you can experience if you decide for a trip to Uniejów.