The gmina of Wąwolnica occupies a territory of 62,4 sq. km and lies in the Nałęczów Plateau – one of the sub-regions of the Lublin Uplands. Wąwolnica is located 23 km from Puławy and 19 km from Kazimierz Dolny. An important asset of the area is its location in the beautiful valley of the Bystra River, famous for its Nałeczów microclimate. Loess ravines also occur in the region. Given the region is typically agricultural with prevalence of small of farms, the municipal authorities are trying to use those assets to develop agritourism.