About the region
Spała – 4 km
Former hunting residence of the Russian tsars, than the residence of the Presidents of the Republic of Poland. During World War II the headquarter of the German command Ober-Ost. After the war it became a holiday resort. Nowadays Presidential Harvest Festival is held annually in Spała.
Tourist attraction in Spała
- Symbol of Spała – a cast iron statue of a bison standing in the southern part of the park.
- “Rogacz” and “Dzik” – hotels from tsarist times
- Orangery and couch house buildings, several wooden villas
- Wooden church built in 1923 and next to it arranged under the open sky a field altar of the Home Army (in the center of Spała)
- Spała Fair of Antiques and Folk Handicraft
- The Central Sport Centre and Olympic Preparation Centre
- Many hotels and restaurants
Inowłódz – 7 km
- A settlement with a historical Piast pedigree.
- Romanesque church named for Święty Idzi (St Giles) founded in 1086 by King Władysław Herman
- Reconstructed castle from the 14th century
- St. Michael the Archangel Church from the 16th century
- Synagogue building from the beginning of the 19th century
Jeleń – 10 km
The second long railway shelter in the “Anlage Mitte” complex, 355 meters long, with curved shape (currently desolated).
In Tomaszów Mazowiecki (15 km) worth visiting is:
- the Tomaszów Mazowiecki Museum,
- The Open-Air Museum of Pilica river,
- and the Nagórzyckie Grottoes.