Puszczykowo is a small town, near Poznan, hence it could be consider to make a short excursion to Poznan while staying in Puszczykowo. The place is an ideal destination for everyone who would like to rest and relax as well as a great starting point to neighbouring bigger cities, like Poznan.
Puszczykowo is a listed town. It boasts of numerous houses and villas from the early 20th century, including: a hunting palace at Podlesna 4 Street (currently a seat of the Town Hall), a villa at Poznanska 94 Street and a manor-looking house at Kopernika 18 Street.
While in Puszczykowo you should also visit the Museum of Arkady Fiedler (Polish writer, journalist and adventurer) with the exhibition of his books, keepsakes of him and trophies from his trips to various countries as well as the eclectic church of the Assumption of Mary from 1923.
Puszczykowo is a town and a seat of the commune in the Greater Poland Voivodeship. It lies approximately 12 km south from Poznan and is surrounded by the Greater Poland National Park.
The first records about Puszczykowo are from 1387. In 1856 a railway station was built and a railway line was established. In the period from the beginning of the 20th century until 1939 there were so many tourists here that trains from Poznan to Puszczykowo went and came every 10 minutes. Extremely popular were also steamboat voyages to Puszczykowo. In the 1970s a hospital was built in the town. It was composed of two buildings of eleven floors each, 40-metres tall chimney and farm buildings. Since 1998 a tourist trail has been running through Puszczykowo. It is called Trasa Kornicka (English: Kornicka Trail).