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Euromeet Saturday saw a full-day excursion with Psczcyna as the main destination. Psczcyna is a small town located in Upper Silesia about one hour and a half West of Krakow, not far from Oswiecim/Auschwitz.
The palace, which was built on the foundations of a medieval castle, used to be the seat of the Princes of Pless. It is surrounded by a large English landscape garden. Further attractions are the open-air museum village and the bison centreThe busload of VTers invaded the castle first. We were rewarded with a little concert of baroque music in the mirror hall. Then we had time to explore the interior of the palace on our own - a special treat, usually you have to go with a guided tour. Then some tough decisions were to be made: have lunch or not, see the museum village, or the bison centre, or stay in the main square where a folk dance festival was going on... Doing them all was impossible because we had to be back on the bus to continue our tour to Wadowice and Kalwaria Zebrzydowska.
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