Study visit

Valuable experience

Study visits full of content and taste

Dedicated primarily to non-governmental organizations and local governments.
In Dobkow, we have been welcoming guests looking for inspiration for the development of their own towns and communities for years.

We will professionally organize the program, conduct classes in an interesting way, adapt to your needs.

Get to know Dobkow

Zobacz miejsce, które odwiedzicie

Get to know the education centre

czyli Sudecką Zagrodę Edukacyjną

Get to know the Geopark

Geopark Kraina Wygasłych Wulkanów

See meals

Zobacz dania w Villi Greta

Study visit – frequently asked questions

  • it is a way to gain practical knowledge and draw on the experience of people and organizations that have managed to achieve success. During the study visit, we pass on the knowledge that we have gained on our own over the years of activity, based on our own trial and error. Such knowledge cannot be found in books
  • all those who would like to make use of our knowledge are welcome to visit! It is extremely important for you to see the effects of our work on site, understand the effort made, but also to come back to your communitites richer in realistic ideas and inspirations
  • we also conduct away lectures, although knowledge is more effectively transferred on a living example
  • Active local communities and organizations operating in rural areas will benefit the most from the study visit with us:
    – groups of local leaders
    – commune authorities who have a problem with stimulating the activity of society
    – NGO activists
    – representatives of local cross-sectoral partnerships, for example in Local Action Groups
  • 15 years ago we started as a small, local partnership, as a group of people who want to make a difference in their region. Thanks to this, we are able to understand your needs and visions, but also doubts and fears
  • we are one of the few regions in Poland where it is possible to combine the activities of local governments, business and the social sector into a real cooperation network
  • the members of our partnership prefer to cooperate rather than compete, understanding the synergy effect and the positive image that comes from it.
  • visitors to our region are impressed by our agreement and systematic work towards common goals
  • finally: the Land of Extinct Volcanoes brand is an idea that has not fallen from strength, regardless of the changing financial possibilities
  • our guests were m.in: UNESCO from Wrocław, UNESCO from Berlin, Polish Humanitarian Action, Green Action Foundation, Marshal’s Office of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Commune of Bardo, Commune of Dzierzoniow, OWES Jelenia Gora, Commune of Swierzawa, Commune of Wadroze, Commune of Klodzko, DODR, ODR Opole, ODR Warmia-Mazuria, city of Wroclaw and others
  • The Katshava Association, a local public benefit organization, connecting and developing the network of cooperation and the brand of the region. We will invite you to the Sudetic Geoscience Centre, the only educational centre in the Lower Silesia run without ongoing financial support from, for example, local governments or business.
  • the village of Dobkow, which has already achieved many successes due to the activity of residents and its activities for the promotion and development of small businesses. In 2011, Dobkow received the Most Beautiful Village of the Lower Silesia award, and in 2017 the European Rural Renewal Award. Dobkow also belongs to the network of the most interesting villages in Poland.
  • The Rudnicki family: ceramic artists who have been running their own studio for 10 years – Galeria pod Aniołem in Dobkow, organising interesting, activating workshops for thousands of guests a year
  • the Rozpędowski family: the owners of the Villa Greta guesthouse and restaurant, who in the former farm of their grandparents successfully run accommodation and catering activities in the spirit of Slow Food – Slow Life. Excellent service and beautiful surroundings are appreciated by thousands of guests, and the restaurant for the fourth time was included in the prestigious Gault & Millau Poland guide thanks to excellent cuisine
  • Marcin Jaśkiewicz, an educator-geologist, a man with a real passion for the oldest history of the Earth, conducting field geological workshops that attract hundreds of guests every year. This is an example of a small, one-man business using local natural values
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