Practical Tips

 

Nightlife in Gdansk


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It needs to be noted that ‘night’ is something you won’t really experience during a Gdansk summer. The sun doesn’t set until nearly 22:00 and it’s rising again just in time to light your stagger homeward. But the lack of a proper darkness hasn’t effected the nightlife one bit. The rhythm of Gdansk’s...

Eating out in Gdansk


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Gdansk has a good range of restaurants to choose from. Professional foodies are not yet toasting Poland as a mecca of haute cuisine, but given the Poles' creative bent, a renaissance in Polish cooking may not be as far off as it sounds. In terms of sheer variety and quality, your options have already increased a...

Prices in Gdansk


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Gdansk is the one of the most expensive city in Poland, but there isn't as expensive as Warsaw or Krakow. What is more, comparing to other European big cities it is still quiet cheap. If you are staying in Gdansk for a longer time then we recommend doing shopping in one of the big supermarkets which offer best...

Time zone & holidays & opening hours in Gdansk


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There are several national and church holidays in Poland: 1st January – New Year Easter Sunday & Monday – variable date 1st May – Labour Day 3rd May – Constitution Day Corpus Christi – variable date in June 15th August – Assumption of the Holy Mother of God 1st November – All Saints Day 11th November...

Police and safety


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If you take the usual precautions against pickpockets, you will feel perfectly safe wandering around in Gdansk. Gdansk seems very well organized from a tourist's point of view. There are frequent police patrols and visitors usually get the feeling of Gdansk being a secure and tourist-friendly city. Don't walk...

Weather/when to come to Gdansk


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Best time of the year to visit Gdansk is probably from May to September as there is a big chance of nice, warm and sunny weather in this period. During the summer however some occasional downpours happen but generally July is the warmest month.

Money exchanging/banks in Gdansk


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The currency unit in Poland is PLN called ZLOTY (zl) 1 PLN is into 100 GROSZ (gr). There are notes of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 zloty and coins of 1,2 and 5 zloty and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 gr. There are many money exchange points in Gdansk which can be used by travelers. Our advise is to avoid any exchanges in banks...

Arriving to Gdansk by cruise ship


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The Gdansk port is a major international transportation hub situated in the central part of the southern Baltic coast, which ranks among Europe's fastest growing regions. According to the strategy of European Union the Port of Gdansk plays a significant role as a key link in the Trans-European Transport Corridor...

Arriving to Gdynia by cruise ship


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Cruise ships were moored at the Port of Gdynia 85 times last year, more than 125 thousand of visitors bringing on their boards. This year their number shall slightly decrease but it still impressive - nearly 60 spectacular cruise ships will call at the Port of Gdynia.

Arriving to Gdynia by ferry


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Port of Gdynia is the Polish seaport located on the western coast of Gdansk Bay Baltic Sea in Gdynia, near to Gdansk. Port of Gdynia was founded in 1926. In 2008 it was second in containers on the Baltic sea.

Arriving to Gdansk by ferry


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The Port of Gdansk is a seaport located on the southern coast of Gdansk Bay in the city of Gdansk, extending along the Vistula estuary Martwa Wisla (Dead Vistula), Port Channel and Kashubia Canal. It is one of the largest seaports on the Baltic Sea. The Port of Gdansk is divided into two parts, the Inner and...

Arriving to Gdansk by plane


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Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport is an international airport located 12 km west northwest of Gdansk, not far from the city centres of the Tricity metropolitan area: Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia. The airport is named after Lech Walesa, the former Polish president. On the outside wall of the terminal building one can see the...

Arriving to Gdansk by train


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The main railway station, Gdansk Glowny, is a beautiful historic building, although a rather confusing experience to non-Polish tourists. Information in languages other than Polish is almost non-existent.

Arriving to Gdansk by car


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If you plan to visit Gdansk by car, please remember about having you driving license and car’s registration documents with you. Foreign driving licenses are valid in Poland. Travelling on Polish roads is free, except just a few short ways. It is all because of lack of motorways, freeways and fast routes. The main...
 
 
 

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