In one of Gdansk’s districts called Zaspa there’s the Monumental Art Collection. You can find there almost 60 different paintings – all on the walls of blocks of flats. Murals Gdansk Zaspa is the unique collection of art worth seeing when you’re visiting the city.
There are plenty of museums in Gdansk, so everyone will find someting to see. Most of them have one day with free entrance, and most of them close for one day in a week, so it is best to plan your visit. Here are the most interesting ones.
It is not possible to visit Gdansk in one day, but if you don’t have more time you should visit the city centre. Here you can find a suggested route which let you see the most important places: Dluga Street, Dlugi Targ, Motlawa River and Mariacka Street.
Gdansk is situated on the Baltic coast so when you’re here you should take the opportunity to see the beach and the sea. Go swimming, sunbathing, watching the sunset or just have a walk on the beach. All that for free – there are no entry fees to enter any of Gdansk beaches. Check the best beaches worth visiting in Gdansk.
There are lots of viewpoints in Gdansk like church towers and natural hills. This includes of course city panorama if you are close to the city centre, but it’s not only the old Gdansk that you can see. Here are some viewpoints in Gdansk to choose from.
Although Gdansk is not the most expensive city of the world, it’s always good to know that if you’re on really tight budget, there are things to do in Gdansk for free. You can spend entire day sightseeing without spending any polish zloty. Here is our choice.
If you’re staying in Gdansk longer than one day consider going to Westerplatte where the Second World War started and to Wisloujscie to discover historic fortress located by an old estuary of the Vistula river. For the end of the day relax on the Stogi Beach.
If you plan to come to Poland with your own car, read our article about main rules that need to be obeyed while driving in Poland
Public transport in Gdansk is a convenient way to explore the city. The fares are acceptable, and if there are no traffic jams caused by some roadworks, accidents or extreme weather, it’s pretty punctual. All the buses and most of the trams are modern, with air-conditioning in summer and heating in winter.
This is the last topic I wanted to write about, but as the situation in Europe is getting serious. I, therefore, try to keep you updated about the coronavirus situation in Poland and particularly in Gdansk. Sanitary officials give the daily news about it, but it’s only in Polish, so I hope this article will help you to get information about coronavirus in Poland, and what to do if you suspect that you are ill.
Gdansk Airport (Lech Walesa Airport) is easy accessible from city centre, as well as from Sopot and Gdynia. Getting to and from Gdansk Airport is easy and cheap both ways – you can get to all those places very easy and quite cheap if you decide to use public transport.
Gdansk is one of the biggest and most interesting cities in Poland. It combines both the historical background and the modernity of western European standards.
We will try to give you some hints on what to expect if you want to move here, to live and work in Gdansk
Both the train and bus station in Gdansk are conveniently located close to the city centre, which makes it the easiest way to come to and to leave Gdansk
If you stay in Gdansk for a longer time, it’s worth visiting Gdynia. Although the city has a very short history – which can’t compare to Gdansk, its modern architecture and seaside make it a great destination for a one-day trip.
Have you come to Gdansk with a camper car? This is a relatively new form of travelling in Poland and there are not a lot of places prepared for campers. However, there are at least four places where you may come with your camper car in Gdansk.
Moving sand dunes in Leba are unique tourist attraction in Poland. Check out how to get to Leba from Gdansk and how to get to the dunes from Leba
Every year in July, thousands of Gdansk citizens and visitors come to the Lower Gdansk – district where usually nobody comes. This is because of FETA- International street and open-air theatres festival, that takes over the district for one weekend.
If you come to Gdansk during a long trip, it is possible that you have a tent with you and would like to put it up somewhere to save some money. Unfortunately, it is not possible to put up your tent wherever you want, you need to look for official camping in Gdansk.
St Dominic’s Fair in Gdansk is one of the biggest commercial open-air events in Europe. It was established in 1260 by Pope Alexander IV, and since then has been annually organized in the streets of Gdansk – with the short period of break during and after the Second World War. Until 2003 St. Dominic’s Fair started in August and lasted for two weeks. Since 2004, it starts on the last Saturday of July and lasts for three weeks.
Warsaw is the biggest and one of the most interesting cities in Poland and life in Warsaw may be interesting as well. Its centre becomes a modern business centre, but its Old Town reminds of the history it went through.
When you were preparing your trip to Wroclaw, you probably came across two names related to this city: Wroclaw and Breslau. In this article, we will explain why the two names are used, and present what the proper Wroclaw pronunciation is.
Mevo – public bike system in Gdansk was launched in March 2019 and is still supposed to develop. So far there are only 30% of the bikes available and the system is suffering from initial setbacks, but once put in its full operating capacity, it is going to be a great complement to the public transport in Gdansk.
There are two airports that might be considered Warsaw Airports: Chopin Airport in Warsaw (WAW), and Warsaw Modlin Airport. In this article, we will give you information on how to get from Warsaw Modlin Airport to Warsaw City centre.
Krakow has only one airport – Balice John Paul the Second Airport. It is located about 10 kilometres west of the city centre and is very well-connected by public transport. You can get from Krakow Airport to city centre in 20 minutes by train for about 2 EUR! Other Krakow airport to city centre transportation options are more expensive and less convenient.
Krakow is one of the most polluted city in Poland, that’s why efficient public transport is crucial for keeping the level of pollution down. Public transport in Krakow consists of over 20 trams, over 60 urban buses and almost 70 suburban buses.
Generally, Poland has a continental climate with very cold winters and warm summers. Best time to visit Poland differs depending on what region of Poland you plan to visit, and what you plan to do.
There are two airports that might be considered Warsaw Airports: Chopin Airport in Warsaw (WAW), and Warsaw Modlin Airport (MNI), with the first being within the city borders, and the latter being located about 40 km north-west of Warsaw. In this article, we will give you information on how to get from both of the airports to the city centre.