Korczew Palace has been restored to its former glory by the descendants of the pre-war owners for over 30 years. It is a place where you can learn about the heritage of Podlasie Nadbużańskie, take a rest while enjoying the charm of the area, and organise an exceptional family or company event.
This year we invite you to visit the park, where you can admire the progress of the reconstruction of the Siberia pavilion. The rooms and restaurant in the Palace Forge are also open. Due to the renovation after the fire, the main building of the palace is unavailable to visitors.
The palace is open to the public 7 days a week, all year round. With an entrance ticket, you can see the entire renovated part of the palace, including the hall with original black oak panelling, ballroom and orangery. The palace also hosts exhibitions and other cultural events.
It is also worth taking a walk through the historic park surrounding the palace, with its numerous natural monuments, lime tree alley, and the Menhir stone, which was an object of pagan worship in ancient times. In the park it is also worth seeing Siberia, the 19th century summer villa, the ground floor of which will house a permanent exhibition on the history of the complex.
The palace was built in the third decade of the 18th century by Wiktoryn Kuczyński, a magnate who became rich by shipping grain to Gdańsk. Since then, the building has undergone numerous reconstructions because of wars or fashion changes. The palace was home to Joanna Kuczyńska, who for many years exchanged letters with the poet Cyprian Norwid, and to whom he dedicated his poem 'To the Lady of Korczew'. It was also here that their correspondence was found years later, together with a famous photograph of Norwid in an asymmetrical, peaked, four-pointed cap called konfederatka.
Immediately after the outbreak of the Second World War the Ostrowski family, to whom the palace belonged at the time, left the country to join a convoy transporting Polish gold abroad. The family returned 50 years later to rebuild the building after war damage and years of neglect. You can read more about our history in the History tab
Our guest rooms are located in a historic building called The Palace Forge (Kuźnia Pałacowa), where you can rest in a peaceful and pleasant atmosphere. There is also a restaurant serving regional cuisine, snacks, and drinks. There is a terrace and a garden where in the summer you can sit down with a piece of cake, a cup of tea or glass of wine and relax. You can find out more about our offer in the Accommodation tab
Korczew is located in the heart of the Nadbużański Landscape Park, amidst picturesque fields and near the Bug River. It is worth staying here for a weekend or a few days to feel the atmosphere and get to know the history of the palace and other attractions of the area, such as the Castle Hill (Góra Zamkowa) in Drohiczyn or the Horse Stud in Janów Podlaski.