Dobkow, Katshava Mountains

Geological workshops with Marcin

Geological workshops, mineral exploration in Lower Silesia.

Price list

  • Workshops planned, open
  • individual ticket
    70 16.3person
  • family ticket
    260 60.5family
  • Individual workshops
  • up to 10 people
    800 186.1group
  • each subsequent person
    70 16.3person

Opening hours / opening dates

  • All year round
  • workshops are held regularly several times a week during holidays, winter holidays, long weekends
  • see the current calendar of workshops in the Land of Extinct Volcanoes
  • at any time you can order workshops for a school group, several families or as an attraction at a company event


  • plan of open workshops, i.e. with a fixed date can be found here, remember to book a place because the number of places is limited
  • the workshop is conducted by Marcin Jaśkiewicz – geologist by education and passion
  • workshops consist of two parts: in the field and in the stonemason’s workshop
  • You will meet Marcin in a closed quarry in Lubiechowa where you will spend approx. 2 h in search of minerals
  • then you will drive your own cars 10 km to the Sudeten Educational Homestead where there is a workshop where the stones will be cut by Marcin, and the nicer ones you will sand and polish yourself.
  • in the quarry Marcin will briefly explain where agates and amethysts came from in the Land of Extinct Volcanoes
  • will demonstrate rocks in which there are agates
  • the guide guarantees safety glasses and hammers
  • in sunny weather, each participant should have a headdress and water
  • in winter, Marcin conducts workshops on grinding and polishing agate
  • a little more about geotourism in the Land of Extinct Volcanoes
  • workshops conducted in Lubiechowa by Marcin differ significantly from geological workshops in the New Church conducted by Piotr, you can easily use both of them
  • for participation in the workshop you will receive a stamp to the Passport of the Discoverer of the Land of Extinct Volcanoes

Frequently asked questions

Marcin Jaśkiewicz - geologist

Marcin Jaśkiewicz – geologist.

Geological workshops Lower Silesia

Marcin Jaśkiewicz explains the history of the earth in simple words.

Geological workshops for children

Geological workshops for children.

Mineral search with children

Searching for minerals with an expert.


Young geologist.

Geological workshops

Workshops on minerals begin with a short lecture. The quarry in Lubiechowa is a picturesque place.

Where to find agates

Where can you find agates?

Land of Extinct Volcanoes

In the Land of Extinct Volcanoes, relics of three periods of volcanism can be seen from many places.

Quarry with minerals

In the Łomy quarry in Lubiechowa.

Mineral search

Searching for agates and amethysts.

Geological hammer

Geological hammer.

Geological workshops

Geological workshops – questions for an expert :-).

Lubiechowa Quarry

At work.

Mineral search with children

Searching for minerals with children is fun for both smaller and adults.

Quartz and amethyst

Quartz in a geode found in melaphyr. Sometimes the lucky ones find purple amethyst in the egg. The search for minerals takes place in different environments: sometimes it is a quarry, sometimes a field, sometimes the middle of a forest.

Amethyst from Lubiechowa

Amethyst from Lubiechowa.

Mineral exploration in Poland

Searching for minerals in Poland.

Cutting agate

Marcin in the process of cutting the achievements from the workshops.

Grinding of agate

Grinding agate – this is the second stage of stone processing.

Polishing of agate

The last stage is polishing agate. You can do the grinding and polishing yourself.

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