Przemyśl

Przemyśl (German: Proemsel; Ukrainian: Перемишль, Peremyshľ) is a town in southeastern Poland.

Old town of Przemyśl

Understand

Przemyśl owes its long and rich history to the advantages of its geographic location. The city lies in the Przemyśl Gate, an area connecting mountains and lowlands, with easy communication and fertile soil. It also lies on the navigable San river. Important trade routes passed through Przemyśl and ensured the city's importance.

Przemyśl is the second oldest town in southern Poland, after Kraków. It appears to have been founded as early as the 8th century.

Get around

The city centre is small and manageable by foot.

See

Przemyśl Castle


Museums

Do

Saint Teresa Carmelite Church

There are several museums in the old town.

Eat

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

There are several hotels in Przemyśl, city council website has a list of them with prices.

Go next

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