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Opublikowano: 22 May 2017

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Szydłowiec’s strong sides

Its advantageous location, convenient transport links, attractive investment areas together with friendly attitude of local authorities provide the investors with the most favorable conditions to do business.


Szydłowiec is the southern gateway to Mazovia and is located near the border with the Świętokrzyskie Province. It is located halfway between Warsaw and Cracow.
Through Szydłowiec runs one of the most important national roads S7 which is part of the European route E77 running from Russia through the Baltic states, Poland, Slovakia as far as Hungary. Radom Airport is located 30 km north of the town while Warsaw Chopin Airport is located100 km further north. International airports in Cracow, Łódź and Lublin are about 160 km away from Szydłowiec.

Investment areas

The urban development plan in force takes into account an area allocated for investment adjacent to the express road S7 (convenient transport link).
We offer investment areas in prices ranging from 30 zł/ m2. Within the borders of Szydłowiec there is a subzone of the Special Economic Zone – Starachowice. Next to the industrial area there is a business incubator and a local investor service center.

Investor comprehensive assistance services

In Szydlowiec the investor can count on Municipal Council employees for assistance with handling legal and administrative procedures and formalities at any stage of investment process as well as post-investment assistance. The investor can also count to be exempt from real estate tax whose size is dependent on the new jobs created. The town has field offices of ZUS - Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych (Social Insurance Institution), a tax office and a district court which facilitate starting and managing buisness activity. In Szydlowiec there is a local employment agency which provides the entrepreneur with a variety of assistance. Next to the industrial area there is a business incubator and a local investor service center which is a fully equipped industrial complex ready to assist new buisnesses within the territory of the municipality.

Tourist attractions

Szydlowiec is 600 years old dating back to the beginning of the thirteenth century. There are many buildings of historical interest in the town including the fifteenth and sixteenth century church, a Renaissance town hall, a fifteenth century castle with the surrounding Radziwill Park. The Castle now houses the Museum of Folk Musical Instruments with many unique exhibits. Enthusiasts of cultural events have a wide range of regulal events to choose from, for example Szydlowieckie Wianki - an event dating back to pagan times, Mazel Tow – Jewish Culture Day, Szydlowieckie Zygmunty – the annual Szydlowiec days filled with traditional festivities and a variety of attractions. Szydlowiec is surrounded by many places of scenic beauty. If you would like to break out of the hustle and bustle of cities like Warsaw, Cracow, Radom or Kielce you will find what you need just outside Szydlowiec. The area surrounding the town is excellent for outdoor activities like walking, cycling or horse riding.