Help us renovate the Palace and make history in Pyszczyn, Poland !

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi, \nOur family is restoring a piece of history by our own hands, the last pre-war owner was Heinrich Gottfried. In 1945 The palace was occupied by the Red Army, and after it by the State Farm, In later years the palace rooms were transformed into apartments, destroying the stylish features of the interior, our mission is bringing the palace back to life, any help counts.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Farmstay
    Other
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The palace was built in 1727, it was over 250 years ago, helping us restoring the palace means that you will learn alot about the German- Polish history, you will understand the history of this place and the people who owned the palace for generations, you will see unique architecture, something pure, something that people built with their own hands with no help of machines.

  • Help

    Help

    What kind of help do we need ? well, Any help would be appreciated, it would be really great to host physically strong people, who would enjoy working at the historic park, people who knows how to renovate old moldings, floors, doors, sculptures, plasters, wall paitings etc.\nWe are renovating the entire palace which means that there is alot of work to do in the interior, one thing is for sure, helping us restoring the palace means, that youre helping us creating a new chapter in history.

    Volunteers who would like to stay for more than 6 months are more than welcome !

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Polish, Russian, English, Hebrew

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a shared room with other volunteers for the duration of your stay, and of course, we will share our food and company aswell :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our area is really beautiful and unique, within 10 km you can visit alot of beautiful castles, palaces, ruins, forests, lagoons and etc.\nWithin 20 km you can find a very special church that is located in Świdnica, it called the Peace Church, in 2001 The object has been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.\nWithin 40 km from our area you can find alot of attractions such as mountain climbing, underground city, Książ Castle, mini euroland and alot more, and of course,Wrocław, in 2016 Wrocław was the European capital of culture.\nYou can also visit The Czech republic, its realy close, only 40 km from our area.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Renovating
Renovating
Pyszczyn
Us :)
Wrocław
The peace church in Świdnica
Mietków lagoon
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