Attractions of the surrounding area

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Krobica - St. John’s Mine

Krobica - St. John’s Mine From the 16th century to the 19th the drifts of a mine extracting zinc and cobalt ore were worked here. Mining infrastructure can be seen by following the teaching and tourist trail ‘Traces of Historic Ore Mining’. On the...

Giebułtów

Near the village of Giebułtów, and the extension of it named Augustów, there is a complex of basalt rocks known as Słupiec (465 m a.s.l.) with a built-in chapel. It is an extraordinary scenic spot offering a panorama of the Izerskie Mts. and...

Mirsk

A town with a planned tourist trail leading to a monumental 16th-century drift, with points of interest including methods by which miners formerly extracted zinc. A trail 9 km long is to be established with boards describing the history of the...

Wolimierz -Educare Upper Lusatian House Ecomuseum

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Wolimierz - Educare Upper Lusatian House Ecomuseum Built c. 1825, this is one of the larger Upper Lusatian houses in the region of Polish Lusatia. Housed here is a gallery of photography on the subject of these houses and an...

Świecie Castle

The castle in the village of Świecie was probably founded in the 14th century to protect the road from Lusatia to the towns of Lubań and Jelenia Góra and was one of the strongholds of the Kwisa region. It underwent alteration several times, for...

Złotnickie Lake

Złotnickie Lake (in Polish: Jezioro Złotnickie) is a 120-hectare storage reservoir formed from the waters of the Kwisa river in the 20th century. Between the dam, 23 m in height, and Leśniańskie Lake (in Polish: Jezioro Leśniańskie) the river flows...

Proszówka - Gryf Castle

Proszówka - Gryf Castle Constructed in the mid-13th century by a duke, Konrad I of Głogów, this castle became in 1419 the property of the Schaffgotsch family. In 1635 its owner was accused of a plot against the emperor...

The Curve of Death

This is a hairpin bend (180o, in Polish: Zakręt Śmierci) on road no. 362 from Świeradów-Zdrój to Szklarska Poręba, 18 km from Świeradów-Zdrój. It has a scenic spot with a view of the Karkonosze Mts. and Jelenia Góra Valley. Around 45 minutes from...

Szklarska Poręba

Dinopark in Szklarska Poręba Arranged among rocks and hills in a forest of a surface area equivalent to 15 football pitches are a dozen life-sized dinosaurs, presenting 500 million years of the history of the Earth. Open daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m....

Czocha Castle

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Situated in the hamlet of Sucha, this castle was built in the years 1241-47 as a border stronghold for the lands between Silesia and Lusatia. The castle has a rich history and many associated legends, the most interesting perhaps being that...