Gdansk in Poland is an ancient city with unique historical monuments and interesting cultural life, the sea capital of the country and the world capital of amber, a beautiful seaside resort and a popular tourist centre. Spread out on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea, it is not only a major port, but also has a 23-kilometer strip of clean beaches with three swimming areas.
Gdansk will suit everyone. Gourmets will appreciate local cuisine, delicious fish dishes and delicious desserts at numerous restaurants and cafes in Gdansk. For young people are waiting for discos, trendy clubs and bars, and theatre and music admirers - several theatres, including opera, philharmonic society and summer music scene.
Oliwa zoo: is one of the largest in Poland. The zoo is inhabited by exotic animals from different corners of the world, there is a separate pavilion with monkeys and a wonderful "small zoo" for children.
In Gdansk you can try water and sailing sports, take a boat trip, ride a bike and relax in the picturesque Trigorodsky Park.
In summer, various festivals and concerts are held in the city. Where you can watch performances in the evenings at the Open-air Theatre Festival, listen to sonnets at the Shakespeare Festival or go to the port, watch the sailing gathering of Baltic Sail.
It is also interesting to visit the Maritime Museum - the whole complex with several thematic departments and the Archaeological Museum with the richest collection and the permanent exposition "With Amber Through the Millennium". Among other interesting museums in Gdansk are the Historical Museum, the Clock Tower Museum, the Ethnographic Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art.
It's nice to take a stroll along the embankment of the Motlav River, where you can find the old island.
Best Luxury: Hotel Gdansk Boutique is a five-star luxury class hotel with just a 20-minute walk is Gdansk Main Train Station and just a few hundred meters away from the Old Town with the beautiful St. Mary's Church. Radisson Blu Hotel Gdansk is a centrally located five-star hotel just next to Gdansk's Royal Route district andnext to numerous galleries, shops and restaurants. Lech Walesa Airport is just 15 km away.
Best Mid Range: Best Western Plus Arkon Park Hotel is a four-star hotel which is only 3 km away from the seashore and very close to the shopping centre Alfa / hypermarket Praktiker. Hotel Sadova is a four-star hotel this is just a 5-minute walk from the Green Gate, with The Central Maritime Museum just 700 meters away. Scandic Gdansk Hotel is located near the Old Town of Gdansk, just 800 meters away from the famous "Shadoof" port crane over the Motla River.
Best Budget: Trip & Hostel is located in the city of Gdansk just a short 400 meters from the Old Town and 500 meters from the Neptune Fountain. Dom Muzyka is located in the heart of Gdańsk's Old Town, just 800 meters from Długi Targ Street. Smart Hotel is a two-star hotel and is located in Gdańsk, just a short walk from the Galeria Bałtycka shopping centre.