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Short Expedition

Even though it might be hard to leave The Lodge, there are various places that are definitely worth a visit. Perfect for a short excursion!

Short Expedition



Castle/Palace, Cities & Architecture

Książ castle, also known as Fürstenstein, is one of the largest castles in Poland, dominating the landscape above the town of Wałbrzych in Lower Silesia. Its impressive history, dating back to the 13th century, as well as its architecture, make it a fascinating site for visitors from all around the world.

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Cities & Architecture, Hiking & Biking

Lwówek Śląski, formerly known as Löwenberg, was first documented in 1217 as “Lewenberc” and established as part of the first clearing settlements carried out by Duke Henry I in the 13th century. As one of the oldest towns in the region, it provides insight into the complex history of Silesia.

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Cities & Architecture

Legnica is an old and proud city with history deeply embedded in the annals of Europe. Its strategic location on important trade routes often made it the site of significant historical events, including several major battles.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Built from brown-red conglomerate and first documented in the year 1108, this fortress remained under the ownership of the Schweinichen family until 1713. It is not only the oldest non-ducal fortress in Poland but, with its expanse of over 300 rooms, also one of the largest.

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Hiking & Biking, Nature & Wilderness

Far from the sprawling dunes of the Sahara or the vast expanses of the Gobi,the Kozłów Desert, a rare geological phenomenon, offers a slice of the arid and the exotic amidst a landscape more commonly celebrated for its verdant forests and meandering rivers.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Perched atop a formidable granite hill in the Karkonosze Mountains and founded in the 14th century, Chojnik Castle (Burgruine Chojnik, Zamek Chojnik) invites visitors on a captivating journey through the ebbs and flows of power and time.

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Castle/Palace, Hiking & Biking, Ruin

Deep within the forests, the ruins of Bolczów Castle stand as a testament to a rich and tumultuous history. This once-majestic fortress, now a picturesque ruin, continues to captivate visitors with its stories of medieval lords, wars, and changing times.

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Hiking & Biking, Mountainsports, Nature & Wilderness

The Kolorowe Jeziorka, or “Colorful Ponds”, are a remarkable natural attraction and a fascinating example of how human activities can transform the natural landscape and how nature adapts to create unique and beautiful ecosystems.

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