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.
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. …
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.
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.
Unfortunately it’s possible that during your stay in Gdansk the weather won’t be prefect. Gdansk is situated by Baltic cost and has mild climate with strong winds and rain, even in summer. So just bring proper clothes and positive attitude because there’re many things to do even if the weather is not perfect.
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.
Oliwa is one of the most charming Gdansk’s districts and lately it has also become a growing business centre. In Oliwa you can visit a beautiful Oliwa park, Palace of Abbots, Oliwa Cathedral and also climb to Pacholek hill to see the panorama of Gdansk. Another attracion is the biggest polish ZOO garden.