Krościenko is a beautiful town located on the Dunajec River, at the foot of the Pieniny, Gorce and Beskid Sądecki mountain ranges. Throughout the centuries, Krościenko has played the role of an economic centre for the entire Pieniny region, due to its location along the trade route. In addition, Krościenko is a tourist resort, an excellent starting point for hiking to the Pieniny, Gorce and Beskid Sądecki. Also, one of the Dunajec final rafting marinas is placed there. For years, this area has been famous for rafting.
Today, the town is the seat of the Krościenko nad Dunajcem municipality, consisting of three village representations: Krościenko-Centrum, Krościenko-Zawodzie, and Kąty-Niwki. The present Krościenko is a picturesque tourist destination, full of guesthouses, holiday homes and private accommodation waiting for guests from Poland and the rest of Europe. Every year it’s visited by a multitude of tourists.