Wooden architecture is a special trademark of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship. By setting off on the Wooden Architecture Route, we begin a magical journey through time
The Wooden Architecture Route in Podkarpacie has over 130 unique objects. Its attractions include catholic churches, Orthodox churches, open-air museums, small-town building units, manors and palaces.
Undoubtedly, the trail's distinguishing features are the UNESCO sites and the Museum of Folk Architecture in Sanok. The Museum in Sanok is the largest open-air museum in Poland which authentically reflects the atmosphere of villages and towns in southeastern Poland from years ago. The Podkarpacie sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage List include two churches in Blizne and Haczów and four Orthodox churches in Chotyniec, Radruż, Smolnik and Turzańsk, distinguished by their masterful workmanship and long histories.
The Podkarpackie route of wooden architecture monuments
The Wooden Architecture Route is divided into routes. There are nine suggestions for spending time in Podkarpacie and getting to know the local multicultural history, as well as the rich heritage exhibited in the wood of numerous churches and secular folk architecture.
Discover the routes of the Wooden Architecture Route of the Podkarpackie region!
Route I Krosno - Brzozów
Route II Sanok - Dynów
Route III Ustrzyki - Lesko
Route IV Sanok - Dukla
Route V Przemyśl
Route VIl Lubaczów
Route VII Rzeszów - Jarosław
Route VIII Dębica - Ropczyce
Route IXTarnobrzeg - Nisko
The Wooden Architecture Route is one of the largest interregional undertakings created to popularize unique cultural heritage. The trail, designed for motorized tourists, connects the most valuable wooden objects located in the provinces of southern Poland, but the idea of the trail also reaches beyond the country's borders to, among other countries, Ukraine. In the Podkarpackie Voivodeship, the trail is 1,202 km long.