Urząd Miejski w Czersku
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Dzisiaj jest czwartek, 19 września 2019 r. Imieniny: Januarego, Konstancji, Leopolda
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The town and commune are situated on the Tucholska Plain, in the centre of a designed Bory Tucholskie World Biosphere Sanctuary. Over 60% of the commune area is covered by woods, mainly pine forests. However, one can also meet here deciduous forests with birches, beeches, oaks or alders.
Plenty of different animals live in forests and on fields – among them deer, wild boars, foxes and others. Close to rivers and lakes there is a wild water fowl and waters are full of many species of fish. All that makes the region espacially interesting for hunters and anglers.
Rytel is the biggest, after Czersk, place in the commune. It takes its name after the surname of Marcin Retil, who obtained a privilege to put an inn at “ the Gdańsk road” in the place of the Brda River crossing. Thanks to its picturesque neighbourhood: The Brda and The Great Canal of Brda, Rytel is a perfect phase place of canoe rallies.
The Queen of Holy Rosary Church, neo-gothic in style as well as the remains of evangelic cemetery are worth visiting. Opposite the church, just at the main road, there is a “Kaprys” café, where you can eat home-made ice cream, being served there for years. There is also a tourist information point (tel. + 48 52 398 5121). Horse lovers can visit a private horse-stud and horse riding centre, others –a hunting shooting range and canoe and bicycle rental. Rytel offers both a varied accommodation (camping place, quest rooms) and nourishing ( café, bars, pizzeria and shops). In summertime lots of tourist-cultural events take place and nearby forests are full of mushrooms and blackberries. Nature-loving tourists will find wonderful conditions to relax in Rytel.
Mylof village – a dam on the Brda river
There is a dam with a picturesque water flow and a water-power plant. The Great Canal of the Brda River originates here. Over the dam there is an artificial reservoir on the river- Zapora Lake of 645.6 ha area. Since 1975 one of the biggest in Poland Trout Culture Farm has been here. Dishes of trout are a speciality in local restaurants. Near the forester’s lodge there is a camping site for 200 tents.
Near Rytel (about 3-5 km to the south) there is a Natural Station of Łódź University. This is a research base with a specially prepared didactic path, available for visitors. The length of path is 4 km and trip takes 4 to 8 hours (depending on weather conditions). Tourists can get here basic knowledge of hydrology, zoology of invertebrates and issues referred to freshwater habitats. Particular stands are marked with information boards.
Ostrowite village- car camping
The village is located among woods, at the lake bearing the same name, 8 km from Czersk. On the camping site (4 ha of area ) 300 tents can be put up and there is also a special, beautiful space for caravans. Electricity is available and tourists can use showers, toilets, kitchen and laundry which are placed in a social building and they can spend time in a bar there. During summertime, a guarded beach is open supervised by 47 Provincial Water Rescue Team in Czersk. Their service is performed with a motto: Water Rescue Team Teaches, Helps, Rescues!
They give free swimming lessons, run courses for swimming licence, organize rescue shows.
On the lake there is a water hostel with a variety of vessels to be chosen by sailors. The vessels are used to train students from school sports clubs from Czersk, among them Student Sport Club called “Razem” (“Together”) at the Special School Complex in Czersk. Ostrowite Lake is restocked on regular basis (carp, eal, tench, pike).Anglers may get permits to fish in Town Council in Czersk- Agriculture Department, tel. 052-3984847. Children are provided with therapeutic and educational care.
A village situated on the Wda river, about 10 km to the north of Czersk. First records about Odry in written history appeared in 1352 when commander of Tuchola, Konrad Sullenkop (in some sources called Konrad von Volcup) granted land to local nobility. Tourists can find the neoclassical parish church worth visiting. For admirers of nature and history, an affiliate of the Historical-Ethnographical Museum in Chojnice was opened here (Odry, 2 Długa Street) with interesting natural and archeological exhibits deriving from excavations in the „Stone Circles” („Kręgi Kamienne”). Reserve which is located nearby. In the reserve there are 10 complete and 2 fragments of stone circles, the smallest of which has a diameter of 15 m and the biggest 33 m. Apart from circles there are about 30 barrows of a diameter from 8 to 12 m. Under the circles, caves were discouvered where skeletons and urns with ashes had been once buried. This is a cemetery of Gotts who settled in this place in about 70-80 A.D. The reserve is an interesting, natural object, too, one can find here valuable and unique for the Central European Lowland area lichens. From among 85 species presently occurring here,over 30 exist mostly in the mountains and this is the only place where chróścik kępkowy (Stereocaulon evolutum) can be found.
As far as its area is concerned, the third village in commune. Its main highlight is a beautiful, neo-gothic church dedicated to the Birth of Holy Mary The Virgin built of brick in the years 1886-1887.Its high tower has tops made in the years 1912-1914. In the main altar of late baroque style is a picture of God’s Mother painted in the II half of XVIII c. Apart from the parish Łąg is also a seat of school complex, active culture centre, numerous shops, motel with a restaurant and private companies and plants. A modern sports hall at the school complex offers sport and recreation fans new possibilities. Łąg has also a Voluntary Fire Brigade, Farmers’ Wives Association famous for its culinary arts and collecting victories on many contests.
A small village near a lake where people found silence and rest, so there are quite a few recreation plots. In summer one can use a beach and unguarded swimming place.