It is picturesquely situated in the Grajcarka valley between the Pieniny range and Beskid Sądecki, only 110 km from Krakow, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the region. The spa Szczawnica has a varied character and combines mountain and mountain features (depending on altitude).
The climate is moderately stimulating and characterized by high sunshine and low rainfall. The health of the spa is also determined by the location – in a beautiful valley whose slopes are covered by forests, among other things, conifers that release the air-filling essential oils.
Szczawnica is famous for its numerous mineral springs known as the sorrel in the highlands. The name of the city comes from them.
The spa town of Szczawnica is also known for its excellent microclimate and clean air, saturated with the essential oils excreted from the surrounding trees.
In Szczawnica treat musculoskeletal disorders (arthritis of the joints and spine, cervical vertebrae, back pain, shoulder damage, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis); Respiratory diseases (bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumoconiosis, chronic inflammation of the nose and throat, emphysema, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic laryngitis, respiratory allergies, disorders of the vocal tract, obesity).