Barczewo Tourism

Barczewo [barˈt͡ʂɛvɔ] (German: Wartenburg in Ostpreußen) is a town in Olsztyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland. It is located 20 km NE of Olsztyn. The town dates its beginnings from 1325. Initially inhabited by the Baltic Old Prussians, with the Second Peace of Thorn in 1466 the area became part of the Kingdom of Poland until 1772; 1772-1945 Kingdom of Prussia and Germany (East Prussia). In the 19th century with the rise of liberalism, nationalism and Otto von Bismarcks Kulturkampf repressions and Germanisation against Poles as well as organised resistance by Polish population followed. After the First World War the town voted to remain in Germany. However, after the defeat of Nazi Germany the town once more became part of a Polish state and the local German population was expelled.


This warm abode of Barczewo is a delightful place to visit in Poland. Popular vacation packages of Barczewo are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Barczewo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.45 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30 (Low)
  • How safe is Barczewo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barczewo.

    • Burglary and Theft 6.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.88 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 79.69 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 86.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 19.01 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16.75 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 39.59 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 97.22 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.33 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 50 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barczewo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.37 USD

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