The Owl Mountains are a mountain range of the Central Sudetes located in southwestern Poland. It's a beautiful region with a fascinating history, truly an enigma for historians and treasure hunters. Apart from a fair number of walking trails and viewpoints, there are many historical sites such as WWII fortifications, military forts & fortresses, as well as ruined castles. More about walking trails in the Owl Mountains here.
Lower Silesia hides lots of secrets. That includes the long, and turbulent history of the Owl Mountains. Have you ever heard about Project "Riese"? It's a huge system of underground tunnels built in this area between 1943 and 1945. What Nazi Germany was planning to do here is one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of WWII. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you the top tourist attractions in the Owl Mountains. Enjoy!