DISTANCE TO OUR FRIENDSOstrów – Lisbon (3112 km)Ostrów – Onesti (1255 km)Ostrów - Villebois-Lavalette (1854 km)Ostrów – Nagykőrös (787 km)Ostrów – Burdur (2578 km)Ostrów – Begur (2012 km)Ostrów – Rho (1253 km)(data taken form Google maps)
BRIEF HISTORICAL FACTSOstrów received town privileges in 1404.It has recently celebrated its 600th birthday.A railroad hub was formed in Ostrów around 1875 and became a vital point of the town’s development.One of the town’s historic episodes was the so called Republic of Ostrów, which was the citizens’ upheaval of 1918.
BRIEF HISTORICAL FACTSIn between the First and Second WW, Ostrów was one of the fastest growing towns: the number of inhabitants doubled, showy houses were built and modern Railcar Manufacturing began.During World war II, a Nazi labor camp operated within the towns limits.
OSTRÓW TODAYContemporary Ostrów is a peaceful town with friendly inhabitants and cultural atmosphere.It is also a place where many businesses are done; new roads are built and new shopping centers spring up.
NATURE IN AND AROUND OSTRÓWThere are numerous green spots in and around Ostrów, including parks, ponds, lakes and forests.They serve both relaxation and entertainment purposes for all kinds of people.
NATURE AND ENTERTAINMENTOstrów is famous for its innumerable opportunities for spending one’s free time outdoors.There are many water reservoirs for water-sports lovers, an adventure park for climbers, an airfield for parachuters and amateur pilots and many many more.
NATURE AND ENTERTAINMENT AIRFIELD IN MICHAŁKÓW
NATURE AND ENTERTAINMENTSUMMER AND WINTER LEISURE CENTER
OTHER FORMS OF ENTERTAINMENTApart from its numerous natural spots Ostrów offers many forms of indoor and outdoor activities for both the local people and tourists.Ostrów is also a hub for sports fans, especially speedway and basketball lovers.
CULTURE IN OSTRÓWOstrów has always been a cultural palce, holding such yearly events as:- Everything Is Poetry Festival,- International Chopin Autumn Leaves Festival,- Jazz Museum Festival,- Reggae Festival,- and many many more.