Souvenirs from Bielsko-Biała

Bielsko-Biała does not have a large supply of typical touristic bits and pieces like you would find in the big touristic cities. But that doesn’t mean that you want find a suitable, although maybe more unusual or exclusive, souvenir from your visit in Bielsko-Biała. Check our propositions of what to bring home from Bielsko-Biała.

 

Souvenir Bielsko

 

 

Knick-knacks

If you collect fridge magnets, or are looking for some fun t-shirts or postcards from Bielsko-Biała, you won’t be given much choice, but still you can find some well-designed items. 

 

Where to buy?

Tourist Information Centre

Address: pl. Ratuszowy 4
Open: Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm, Sat. 8am-4pm, Sun. closed

 

Środek

Address: ul. 1 Maja 1 (a café-pub in the basement of the Polish Theater)
Open: Mon-Thurs. 4pm-11pm, Fri. 4pm-2am, Sat. 2pm-2am, Sun. 2pm-11pm

 

 

Bolek and Lolek, and Reksio souvenirs

Games, toys, stickers, figurines, t-shirts with Polish favourite cartoon characters are often great gifts for children. Since 1960s Bielsko-Biała has been home to these characters.

 

Where to buy?

Animated Movies Studio (the home address of the animated heroes)

Address: ul. Cieszyńska 24
Phone: +48 33 812 50 56
Open: before screenings, daily 5.30pm and 8pm, and 11am on Sundays

 

Klimczok, Świat Dziecka (a toy shop on the 1st floor)

Address: ul. Cyniarska 11
Open: Mon-Fri. 7am-8pm, Sat. 8am-8pm, Sun. 9am-3pm

 

Tourist Information Centre

Address: pl. Ratuszowy 4
Open: Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm, Sat. 8am-4pm, Sun. closed

 

 

Hand-made art and crafts

If you are interested in buying art, most of the Bielsko-Biała art galleries have paintings or sculptures on sale, both of local and national artists. There are also many talented craftsmen and artists who produce applied art such as ceramics, hand-made toys, jewellery or cloths.

 

Where to buy?

Środek

Address: ul. 1 Maja 1 (a café-pub in the basement of the Polish Theatre)
Open: Mon-Thurs. 4pm-11pm, Fri. 4pm-2am, Sat. 2pm-2am, Sun. 2pm-11pm

 

Ewa w Raju Handicraft Workshop

Address: ul. Piwowarska 3
Web: www.ewawraju.pl

 

Art galleries in the city.

 

 

Jewellery

Jewellery usually makes a wonderful gift. Polish Amber is particularly popular and widely available. But it’s not your only option. Hand-made and locally designed jewellery is also easy to come across. Furthermore, you can buy unique necklaces or earrings made with coal, a symbol of Silesia (designed by Bro.Kat).

 

Where to buy?

Środek

Address: ul. 1 Maja 1 (a café-pub in the basement of the Polish Theatre, Bro.Kat)
Open: Mon-Thurs. 4pm-11pm, Fri. 4pm-2am, Sat. 2pm-2am, Sun. 2pm-11pm

 

Klimczok

Address: ul. Cyniarska 11
Open: Mon-Fri. 7am-8pm, Sat. 8am-8pm, Sun. 9am-3pm

 

Shopping Malls

 

 

Antique

Antique lovers and unique items enthusiasts can browse in a few shops in the Old Town.

 

Where to buy?

Bielski Salon Sztuki

Address: pl. Rynek 23
Open: 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am-1pm, Sun. closed

 

Retro Deco

Address: ul. Nad Niprem 10
Open: 10.30am-5pm, Sat. 10.30am-2pm, Sun. closed
Web: www.retrodeco.pl

 

 

Local beer and vodka

Browar Miejski, a local microbrewery produces well-liked beer that you can enjoy on their premises or buy a bottle or two as a gift. There is also a large alcohol factory in the city, which products are known in the whole Poland. Vodka Extra Żytnia is their signature product, but there are more to choose from. Relatively unknown in Poland but popular especially in the USA, Nisskosher Vodka is also produced in Bielsko-Biała.

 

Where to buy?

Browar Miejski

Address: ul. Piwowarska 2
Mon-Thurs. 12pm-11pm, Fri-Sat. 12pm-12am, Sun. 12pm-10pm

 

Extra Żytnia

Pretty much any alcohol or grocery shop.

 

Nisskosher Vodka

Wokulski
Address: ul. Cechowa 22
Open: Mon-Sat. 8am-7pm, Sun. closed

 

 

Sweets

As for the sweets – Karmello, a producer of quality chocolate and pralines, has its factory in the city. Their boxes full of mouth-watering bonbons make a wonderful gift.
For more simple, but yet traditional taste, try Krówki – fudge sweets made in Bielsko-Biała.

 

Where to buy?

Karmello

Sarni Stok Shopping Mall
Address: ul. Sarni Stok 2, Open: Mon-Sat. 9am-9pm, Sun. 10am-8pm

Galeria Sfera I Shopping Mall
Address: ul. Mostowa 5, Open: Mon-Sat. 9am-9pm, Sun. 10am-8pm

 

Krówki
Most grocery shops.


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