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
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.
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