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.
Camping in Gdansk 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. Unless you want …
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.
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.
What is Gdansk Tourist Card? Like most tourist destinations in Europe, Gdansk has developed a tourist card with the intention to ease the sightseeing in the city. You may consider buying Gdansk Tourist Card regardless of the purpose of your visit, as it comes in four versions to suit various needs. …
Are you staying in Gdansk and don’t want to take a break from running? You want to stay active, even when you are on holiday, don’t you? Well, we can recommend some perfect places where to run in Gdansk.
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 lots of hotels or other accommodation in Gdansk. You may want to stay in the city centre or close to the beach. Check out what are the advantages and disadvantages of staying in various district of Gdansk.
As every large European city, Gdansk has a wide variety of food to offer. If you have a lot of money to spend, there are plenty of high-end restaurants to be visited. If you are on a tight budget, still you can find places with lots of dishes to choose from. So, if you are wondering where to eat in Gdansk, below you will find the answer.