View from the protestant church
The monumental Franciscan monastery

Once a border fortress, the city of Wschowa is now a Polish destination known for its historic heritage. Located in the Lubuskie Voivodship, this place has seen a turbulent history. Despite multiple attacks during the Polish Campaign in 1939, much of the pretty old town centre remains and monumental buildings are all around.

Get in

The closest international airports are Poznań–Ławica Airport and Wrocław–Copernicus Airport. By road, Wschowa is well reachable via national road 12, connecting the city directly to Leszno and Glogow. The town also has a train station.


The town centre has several interesting historic sights, varying from 15th century ramparts to baroque buildings and churches. Some good examples include:


Go next

Larger destinations in the region include Leszno and Głogów.

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