Żywiec Tourism

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Żywiec /ˈʒɪvjɛts/ (Polish pronunciation: [ˈʐɨvjɛt͡s]) is a town in south-central Poland with 32,242 inhabitants (as of November 2007). Between 1975 and 1998, it was located within the Bielsko-Biała Voivodeship, but has since become part of the Silesian Voivodeship. The town is situated in the center of the Żywiec Basin, on the Soła river near Żywiec Lake in the Lesser Poland historic region and includes Żywiec Landscape Park, one of the eight protected areas in the voivodedship.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Żywiec in Poland is an ideal destination for a vacation! When planning a trip to Żywiec, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Krakow. Take a short trip from Żywiec and set some time aside to explore the Krakow. Dotted with places like Main Market Square, Wawel Royal Castle, St Marys Basilica; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Żywiec can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Żywiec*

  • Pollution Statistics in Żywiec

    Know the pollution level of Żywiec before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 69.44 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 70.83 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Żywiec: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Żywiec for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Żywiec.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Żywiec - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Żywiec is 166.13 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.94 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.72 (High)
    • Pollution Index 61.69 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 6 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.28 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.54 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.84 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Żywiec

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Żywiec

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.93 USD

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

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