If Radom does not have any more secrets to you, it is worth getting to know the nearest surroundings. Near Radom, there are museums, former aristocratic manor houses, recreational places where you can spend your weekend in a lazy or active way.

In nearby Szydłowo there remained real pearls of architecture: Gothic St Zygmunt Church, Renaissance town hall and the castle of the Szydłowiecki and Radziwiłł Families. At present, it houses the Museum of Folklore Musical Instruments, which is the only museum of that type in Poland. Szydłowiec is a town that must be visited when you travel in the surroundings of Radom.

Do you love visiting manor houses and palaces? For sure, you will be enthralled by a beautiful palace and park complex of King Stanislav August Poniatowski in Kozienice. In the territory of the park, there is also a former water forge, which is an interesting historic monument dating back to the 18th century.

You need just dozen minutes to move from the town centre to wild backwoods of the Forest in Kozienice, which vibrates with the nature. The “Royal Springs” reserve is the most willingly visited spot. You will remember picturesque views and paths for a long time.

One of the most interesting places in the region is Iłża. The 14th-century ruins of the castle of Kraków bishops overlook the little town. It is also worth visiting the 19th-century pottery kiln of the Pastuszkiewicz family.

While visiting the surroundings of Radom, visit Bardzice to see the 18th-century larch St Andrew Bobola Church and Rzuców with a manor house which is one of unique monuments of wooden architecture in Poland.

Only 16 km from Radom there is Orońsko. In the historic palace and park complex, which at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries was owned by painter Józef Brandt, there is the Polish Sculpture Centre. It is visited by artist sculptors from Poland and abroad.

Remember to visit Czarnolas, miejsce, where John Kochanowski, the most outstanding poet of the Polish Renaissance, lived and created. His museum is located in the 19th-century complex of a manor house and park of Jabłonowski Dukes.

Wsola invites tourists to the Museum of Witold Gombrowicz, located in the palace owned by the poet’s brother, Jerzy. The exhibition is based on the writer’s biography and contains many mementos of the artist (documents, photographs, correspondence, typescripts, manuscripts, first editions of his works). The museum organises many cultural events and meetings with artists.