Jelenia Gora trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +

Jelenia Gora

(3.8/5 based on 500 reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites, spas, sightseeing
Jelenia Góra is a city in Lower Silesia, south-western Poland. The name of the city means "hart mountain" in Polish, and German. It is close to the Krkonoše mountain range running along the Polish-Czech border – ski resorts such as Karpacz and Szklarska Poręba can be found 10to far from the town.Jelenia Góra is situated in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, having previously been the seat of Jelenia Góra Voivodeship . The city constitutes a separate urban gmina and city county, as well as being the seat of Jelenia Góra County . As at 2009 the population of Jelenia Góra is 84,564.ToponymyCity name mentioned in historical sources, seems to be consistent. German-name Hirschberg, written differently through the centuries (e.g. Hyrzberc 1281, Hyrspergk 1305 and 1355 Hirssbergk, Hirsberg 1521). After the incorporation of local lands to Poland in 1945, the city was given the name of Jelenia Góra. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Latin words appear in different records, for example Mons Cervi, Cervimontia, Monscervinus, Cervigera. Polish name Jelenia Gora and Hyrszberg is mentioned in the book "Krótki rys jeografii Szląska dla nauki początkowej" published in Głogówek in 1847 by writer Joseph Lompa Silesia.
Use our Poland trip builder to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Jelenia Gora.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Jelenia Gora

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Jelenia Gora

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Jelenia Gora:
Historic sites, sightseeing, fun & games
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, historic sites, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, parks, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, theme parks, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Parks, nature, spas
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »