Arboretum Kornickie, Kornik

#3 of 21 in Wildlife in Central Poland
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
The Kórnik Arboretum in Kórnik, in western Poland, is the largest and oldest arboretum in Poland and fourth largest arboretum in Europe, with over 3300 taxa of trees and shrubs. It was established in the early 19th century around the historical Kórnik Castle by its owner, Count Tytus Działyński, later enriched with new species and varieties by his heirs, his son Jan Kanty Działyński and grandson Władysław Zamoyski.
The arboretum covers over and is famous for rich collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, conifers, lilacs, apple trees, cherries, meadowsweets, honeysuckles, poplars, birches, and other woody species from all over the world. Old specimens of native and alien trees and shrubs can be seen there, such as lindens, beeches, oaks, maidenhair trees, arborvitaes, spruces, and firs.
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  • I came here in January and it was blissfully empty. As though you are walking around in a world of your own. It is the perfect place to 'forest bath' and de-stress. I think you can walk around here...  more »
  • You do not need to be a plant expert to visit the place. Arboretum is simply stunning without it! It is a perfect place for a long walk. The colours, smells, everything is great. I could see that it.....  more »
  • It’s a great place to visit, full of flower smells and beautiful views - I’d recommend it to everyone.
  • It's really good place for may picnic. Many different kind of trees making perfect ambient for walks. Really enjoyable in spring.
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