Although not as known as its counterpart in Berlin, Christmas Fair in Gdansk is getting more and more popular in recent years. It’s smaller and less crowded than Dominikanski Fair that takes place during summer, but still attracts citizens and tourists to the city centre. This year Christmas Fair starts on 1st of December and lasts for over three weeks. Contrary to Dominikanski Fair, which is spread all over the Main and Old Town, Christmas Fair is mainly concentrated around Targ Weglowy and Wyzynna Gate.
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.
There are two main means of public transport in Wroclaw: buses and trams. The system of public transport in Wroclaw is supplemented by Polinka – cableway going between Technical University of Wroclaw and Geocentrum, and Koleje Dolnośląskie trains.
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 are not going to write here what you might see and do in Gdansk when you come here as a tourist, and what are the best things to see in Gdansk. We will try to give you some hints on what to expect if you want to move here, to live and work in Gdansk
If you travel a lot and the first thing you need to do in a new country is to look for an exchange office, you should consider getting a Revolut Card.
We travel, too, and I have to say that it completely changed the way we deal with money abroad, but also when we shop online.
Gdansk train and bus station Train and bus are the most common way of travelling through Poland. Both the railway 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. Gdansk railway station 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 are located about 100 kilometres from Gdansk towards the north, near small city Leba. This is a sandy area close to the sea, that moves with the wind, with the average speed of several metres per year. So although dunes will not move in front of your eyes, if you look closely, you will see how the grains of sand are captured by the wind and moved – this is how the process takes place. Going to Leba is a good idea if you have a spare weekend, or plan to go towards Szczecin on your trip to Poland.
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.