Oswiecim Tourism

Oświęcim (pronounced [ɔɕˈfʲɛɲt͡ɕim] ) (German: Auschwitz, Yiddish: אָשפּיצין‎ Oshpitzin) is a town in the Lesser Poland (Polish: Małopolska) province of southern Poland, situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Kraków, near the confluence of the Vistula (Wisła) and Soła rivers. The town is best known as being the location of the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.


Planning a vacation to Oswiecim in Poland? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Oswiecim is Krakow. Krakow, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Main Market Square, Wawel Royal Castle, St Marys Basilica. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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

    • Air Pollution 57.95 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35.94 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.31 (Low)
  • How safe is Oswiecim for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oswiecim.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.23 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.17 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.61 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.16 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 32.26 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.83 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.35 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 36.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.84 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.03 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.32 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.1 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.61 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Oswiecim is 144.6 (High)

    • Safety Index 62.09 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.49 (High)
    • Pollution Index 52.59 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.21 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.75 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.63 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.78 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 71.92 (Moderate)
    • 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 Oswiecim

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.07 USD

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

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