Gorzów – City on the Warta

Gorzów is situated on the Warta River. This picturesque setting, so typical of the Lubuskie region, is underscored by the beauty of the surrounding hills, forests and lakes. The well-preserved historical sites are witness to the city's rich history, with the Gothic Church of St. Mary, the fragments of the mediaeval defensive walls and the old granary numbering among the most prized of these assets.

The work of the local sub-zone, the Kostrzyn-Słubice Special Economic Zone (www.kssse.pl), offering investors preferential operational conditions, is of particular significance to the city's potential economic growth.

Gorzów is also a city of cultural development. The extensive programme of concerts organised by the Under the Pillars Jazz Club, along with its work in popularising the form, has brought the club a renown that extends beyond Poland's borders. Gorzów organises myriad events and cultural initiatives both national and international in compass. Every year, in June, the city invites residents and visitors alike to enjoy the Gorzów Days.

Gorzow's surroundings create conditions for active leisure. The proximity of lakes and forests, kiilometres of cycling trails mean that the city is a superb base for nature lovers.