Olkusz Tourism

Olkusz [ˈɔlkuʂ] (Yiddish: עלקיש‎ Elkish) is a town in south Poland with 36,607 inhabitants (2014). Situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975–1998), it is the capital of Olkusz County. From 1941 to 1945, the occupying Germans renamed the region to Ilkenau. Olkusz is called 'Silver Town" because of the large amount of silver that was found and mined here.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at , . This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A vacation to can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at .

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

    • Air Pollution 87.41 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 35.91 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.54 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.78 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.47 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.4 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 70.93 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.73 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Olkusz for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Olkusz.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.41 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.89 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.34 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 42.41 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25.94 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.08 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.8 (Low)
    • Drug offense 26.1 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.02 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.96 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.01 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.6 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.18 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Olkusz is 126.7 (High)

    • Safety Index 68.56 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.86 (High)
    • Pollution Index 73.1 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.96 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.42 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.39 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.5 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 63.99 (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 Olkusz

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.23 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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