Przeclaw Castle

Przecław, Poland

It is not known when the Przeclaw Renaissance palace was built. Originally, it was made of wood, and by 1578, belonged to the Ligeza family. In the late 16th century, it was purchased by the Koniecpolski family, which built a new, stone structure. In 1658, the castle was bought by Governor Wladyslaw Rey. The castle remained in the hands of the aristocratic Rey family until its confiscation by the communist regime in 1944. The Rey family had been active during the war in the anti-German underground movement Armia Krajowa and its organisation Tarcza Opieka providing shelter to fugitives, including Jews, and material support to the Polish Resistance. Armia Krajowa members and landowners being persecuted after the war by the communist regime, the Rey family had to go into exile to France. The palace has not been returned to its former owners and is currently a restaurant and a hotel and open to visitors.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Poland

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Anna Kopacz (2 months ago)
It's nice in summer, lovely park, free admission only to the park. Good place for photos
I. M. (3 months ago)
Love it
słwek sidor (5 months ago)
Nice place. It is a pity that the bedroom is closed and the passage through the wardrobe is not accessible, but you must respect privacy. Liked the guide, nice and cheerful. I recommend.
Adam Harchut (16 months ago)
Dobre miejsce na niedzielny wypad. Polecam.
Zbigniew Walkowicz (19 months ago)
Beautiful interior and park. Only open on working days.
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