A village in the southern part of Kashuby in the Koscierzyna District. To the development of this poor village, which Wdzydze Kiszewskie was at the beginning of The activity of Teodora and Izydor Gulgowski contributed to the 20th century.
Museum - Kashubian Ethnographic Park named after T. I. Gulgowski
In 1906, the Gulgowski Family bought the 18th-century cottage of a local boor and created the first ethnographic museum in Poland. They also contributed to the development of basketry and Kashubian embroidery, and the embroidery patterns propagated by Teodora gained the modern name of the Wdzydze school. The Gulgowski are resting near their home, on a hill above the lake, on the premises of the museum they started.
The village of Wdzydze Kiszewskie (the name comes from the Kiszew starosty to which Wdzydze belonged) is located on the Golun and Jelenie lakes. In 1970, the expansion of the open-air museum began, dividing it into sectors corresponding to the three parts of Kashuby (north, middle and south) and Kociewie. Residential and commercial buildings can be seen here, e.g. homesteads, manor houses, a village school where Gulgowski worked as a teacher, windmills and a church.
The official name of the open-air museum is the Museum – Kashuby Ethnographic Park. Teodora and Izydor Gulgowski. Today, Wdzydze is a large holiday resort with boarding houses, holiday centres and bathing beaches.
In the part of Wdzydze Kiszewskie there is a PTTK hostel with an observation tower commissioned on June 25, 2010, which is 35.6 m high, is made of larch wood and has three viewing platforms.
Also called the Kashubian Sea, the great water or Szerzawy, i.e. wide waters. It includes 5 interconnected lakes. The whole is located in the area of the Wdzydze Landscape Park. The surface of the water table of the entire reservoir is 1.456 thousand. ha. There are numerous natural islands in the lakes.
The entire Wdzydze Lake is located in the area of the Wdzydze Landscape Park. The surface of the water table of the entire reservoir is 1.456 thousand. ha. There are numerous natural islands on the lakes (Ostrów Wielki, Ostrów Mały, Sorka, Sidły, Glonek, Mielnica, Przerosła, Ceronek, Trzepcyn, Ostrówek).