Lower Silesia stands proud with its castles and palaces, boasting the highest number in all of Poland! Among the hundreds of castles, palaces, and manors that have survived the turbulent times of war, dozens have been preserved to this day. Many of them now serve as charming boutique hotels. Here are 5 hidden gems – lesser-known palaces in Lower Silesia where you can spend a romantic weekend.
Kamieniec Palace near Kłodzko
A gem in the heart of the Kłodzko Valley, surrounded by fields and a hilly landscape. Tucked away in complete seclusion, offering peace and tranquility. Styled like an English country estate, it has been meticulously restored over the years, rising from ruins. Alongside the manor, a remarkably cozy and delicious restaurant awaits, serving dishes made from local products. With its own vegetable and flower garden, a park, a romantic greenhouse for small celebrations, and perfect summer picnics in the meadow, Kamieniec is an ideal getaway. Don’t forget the sauna during the winter!
Sarny Castle in Ścinawka Górna
The manor in Ścinawka has many years of reconstruction ahead, but you can already witness its remarkable transformation. A splendid chapel of St. John of Nepomuk, an extensive garden by the river. An excellent restaurant in a recently renovated granary building, and beautiful rooms in the Composers’ House. Explore and uncover the extraordinary history of this place, perfect for a romantic weekend.
Brunów Palace near Lwówek Śląski
Lwówek Śląski serves as the gateway to the Land of Extinct Volcanoes – an area rich in geological attractions, lesser-known monuments, and scenic trails. The palace in Brunów boasts a basement with a pool, jacuzzi, and a SPA room. On-site restaurant offers dishes made from regional products, including Lwówek beer from the oldest brewery in Poland. The palace is surrounded by a beautiful park with walking paths, and charming ponies ensure the grass is perfectly trimmed.
Mojęcice Palace near Wołów
Mojęcice, a small village hidden amidst pine forests that attract mushroom enthusiasts in the autumn. The Mojęcice Palace is a true gem – the fantastic mannerist entrance portal and numerous preserved historical details inside leave a lasting impression. A restaurant on-site serves local cuisine. The estate produces cheeses from its own dairy, along with freshly baked, aromatic bread.
Gruszów Palace near Świdnica
The palace in Gruszów is an excellent choice for a romantic weekend. Plan to explore the extraordinary and somewhat forgotten places in the Bystrzyca Valley! Years of meticulous palace renovation and attention to detail have resulted in beautiful, atmospheric interiors. Preserved ceramic stoves, grand wooden stairs, and a charming garden make a lasting impression. Breakfast is served in the palace.
Explore the Unexpected Lower Silesia – not only for a romantic weekend!
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