Gmina Jordanów
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The Wysoka village Print E-mail
The village is exquisitely situated at 525 m above sea level at the hills of the Pasmo Podhalanskie Range between the Jordanów and Spytkowice. The first mention of that village comes from year 1581. It is a village, where Rev. Józef Stolarczyk, a famous Zakopane’s rector was born.


Dwór obronny
Dwór obronny
The oldest and the most valuable monument of architecture in the village coming from XVI century. This Manor along with parts of historic park is a place, where the Foundation – The Old Polish Lute (Lutnia Staropolska) and the Guild of the Lute (Bractwo Lutni) are seated. The owners of the Manor, the Pilchowie, always willingly have as guest visitors, offering place to spend the night, meal and old Polish songs.


Cmentarz wojenny
Cmentarz wojenny
The Wysoka village has signed up with a beautiful leaf in the history of the Second World War. In days 1st – 2nd of September 1939 took place a battle between Polish soldiers from the 12th regiment of infantry from Wadowice, the 10th Brigade of Motorized Cavalry, the 25th Regiment of Lancers aided by local people, and charging from Orawa and Spytkowice German armored divisions. In retaliation for decisive resistance and fight the Germans have completely burn the village. For the heroism in 1946 a village was honored by the Medal of Grunwald’s Cross 3rd Class (Order Krzyza Grunwaldu III Klasy). In place of the battle a monument and a military cemetery have been erected. In every year on 1st of September local people, local government, the youth and living participants of those events commemorate of people killed during that battle and meet by the monument at the solemn mass.
Next to the cemetery leads a bicycle route and trial joining the Lubon Wielki Mountain with the Hala Krupowa Pasture going by the Góra Ludwiki Mountain 653 m. From that place you can see beautiful views to the Tatra Mountains, the Babia Góra Mountain, the Gorce Mountains and the Lubon Wielki Mountain. The School in Wysoka invites the holiday camps for rest in summer and also in winter.

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