In the vicinity of Łańcut there are a lot of interesting thematic cycle trails, but also challenging routes for sportive cyclists.
Make a tour through Poland’s biggest pottery region on the Pottery Bike Trail (30 km) starting in Medynia Głogowska. You can rent a bike next to the Pottery Centre in the bicycle rental “Siwak”.
Start your tour in Medynia Głogowska in the Pottery Centre (Zagroda Garncarska). It is located in a beautiful 19th-century wooden cottage. There is an exposition of ceramics and a little shop. If you want to taste regional food made and served in traditional local handmade clay pots, then visit the restaurant “Karczma u Garncarzy”. The Church of the Visitation of the Holy Virgin Mary is nearby. Admire its beautiful ceramic mosaics made by local potters. You can also visit the Gallery of Folk Ceramic Sculptures of Władysława Prucnal, the most famous ceramics artist from the region.
On the route you have the opportunity to explore tradition art studios, where you can meet the potters at work. Enjoy the wonderful nature: the fish pounds in Zalesie, the river Wisłok and beautiful panoramas. Take a break in the Park of Our Lady Jagodna in Medynia Łańcucka. In the chapel in the park you will find a ceramic statue of Our Lady Jagodna, the patron of Medynia, made by Władysława Prucnal.
A trail map is available here.
The Iron Trail is a 30 km long route for cyclists with seven stations with information boards. The Iron Trail in the vicinity of Rakszawa runs through forests and on asphalt roads.
If you are interested in sacral art, explore the Cycle Trail of Roadside Shrines and Chapels in Husów, the Kraczkowskie Chapels and Crosses Cycle Trail, or the Small Architectural Constructions Trail – Żołyńskie Chapels.
Roadside Shrines and Chapels in Husów
Explore the more than 20 typical roadside temples in Husów. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Protected Hyżnieńsko-Gwoźnickiego Landscape with the nature reserve Husówka where you find European bladdernut.
Kraczkowskie Chapels and Crosses Trail
The 15 km long Kraczkowskie Chapels and Crosses Trail starts and ends in the village of Kraczkowa (Municipality of Łańcut). The trail exists of four sections varying in difficulty. Along the trail you’ll see 20 historic chapels and 300-year-old oaks.
Small Architectural Constructions Trail – Żołyńskie Chapels
The route in the form of a loop with a length of 50 km leads around Żołyna through the extremely valuable natural protected landscape areas of Brzóźniański and Zmysłowski. Along the roads leading from Rakszawa, Smolarzyn and Brzóza Stadnicka you will find a great variety of chapels and roadside crosses. One of them is a brick chapel, located at some distance from the road from Żołyna to Białobrzegi.
Białobrzeska Bicycle Track
Cycle along the Białobrzeska Bicycle Track (15 km). You’ll see a forest way-of-the-cross (carved stations-chapels on pine trees), the remains of old rural buildings (Zmysłówka and Opaleniska), fish ponds in Korniaktów which are the habitat for grey heron as well as a brick manor with manor park near Białobrzegi.
The South Cycle Trail (30 km) starting and ending in Handzlówka is more challenging and offers wonderful panorama’s.
The Bicycle Train Green Velo is a picturesque long distance trail in eastern Poland connecting five voivodeships: Warmińsko-mazurskie, Podlaskie, Lubelskie, Świętokrzyskie and Podkarpackie. The district of Łańcut is located on the section between Rzeszów and Leżajsk. You will find maps and information on the website of Green Velo.