The area of Nowy Tomysl is known from rich tradition of growing wicker, hop and production of wicker works. Decisive influence for development of these specification was natural terrain, micro climate and historical processes which caused that in XVIII century population of “Olender” settlement came to this land.
The Medieval urban layout that includes Market Square and the Castle is a showcase of Siewierz Municipality, the place where one wants to stay, and where one wants to come back.
The history of the Castle and the Market are inextricably linked with the history of the Municipality which belongs to the oldest places in Poland. In 1276, when Prince Wladislaw of Opole gave the city rights to Siewierz, the dwelling around the Church of St. John the Baptist was moved to the locations of the current market.
Kostrzyn, a small town with a population of 18,000 located in the western part of Poland, where the Warta flows into the Oder River, has experienced an exceptionally long and rich history. Kostrzyn’s main strengths are its geographic location and convenient access to transportation routes. The border town is situated only 80 km from the German capital of Berlin. Kostrzyn is located in a magnificent natural setting. An unspoiled natural environment, the proximity of the Warta Mouth National Park and an abundance of woods and lakes in the area create ample recreational options for tourists and ornithologists. History lovers will be interested to visit the Kostrzyn’s Pompeii – Old Town ruins and other attractions.
The pearl on the map of Poland and Subcarpathian Region – Rudnik on the San, a town with seven thousand inhabitants – enchants with new wickerwork marvels each year.