Czernichow is a new charter for Bicester and is in a beautiful area of Poland, nestling in a valley with stunning lakes and mountains. After a long friendship between our two communities it was decided to make it 'official'. The charter was signed in Bicester on Saturday 20th June 2009 and a reciprocal signing took place in Czernichow on Saturday 4th July 2009.
During the year an Annual Run is held up The Mountain Zar. Bicester runners are very welcome to join in this run and we have one runner from Bicester who regularly joins this race.
Czernichow is a well known tourist destination, particularly for Polish, German and Austrian visitors.With mountains, lakes and forests Czernichów is the perfect setting for a holiday for anyone looking for unique experiences and wanting to go somewhere different. Those looking for active holidays can choose from many forms of recreation. Water sports enthusiasts can take advantage of sailboats, kayaks etc around Lake Miedzybrodzkim and Zywieckie.
The terrain also provides for enthusiasts in gliding, paragliding, hang-gliding using all three types of climb: sail, thermal chimneys and mountain wave . The surrounding mountains of the Beskid Maly municipality offers numerous trails for hiking and biking with breathtaking views. For winter sports fans there are well-prepared slopes with ski lifts and cable car to the top of Mount Zar. With a wealth of restaurants and cafés with the local menu and well-equipped recreation centers , hotels, guesthouses and private accommodation there is plenty of choice.