Poland, Gdansk Guide (B): Guide to Gdansk, Poland

Guide to Gdansk, Poland
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Gdansk is a small city located in northern Poland. It sits on the edge of the North Sea and is famous for its rich history and colourful architecture; its delicious pierogies and its relaxing seaside vibe.

Home to less than 500,00 people, Gdansk is lively and vibrant with plenty to see and do. So, today, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite sights and sounds, hot spots, bars, and restaurants in this incredibly charming Polish city.

Getting There

Ryanair and several other low-cost carriers offer inexpensive (we’re talking, like, CA$29 RETURN inexpensive) and direct flights to Gdansk from cities throughout Europe, including Leeds, UK and Stockholm, Sweden.

With prices like that, who can say no to a weekend in Gdansk?!

Train

The airport is located just 12 kilometres from the city centre of Gdansk. The fastest way to get into the city is by taking the train, which runs roughly every 15 minutes during the day (although, less frequent in the morning, evening, and at night). Tickets cost just 3.50 zł (CA$1.20) and you can catch the train on the covered platform over at the west end of Terminal T2.

Bus

Alternatively, there’s a bus that runs between the airport and the city. The journey takes anywhere between 35-50 minutes, depending on traffic. The bus stop is located just a short walk from the terminal and tickets can be purchased from either the machine outside or the driver.

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Sights Map

Guide Name: Guide to Gdansk, Poland
Guide Location: Poland » Gdansk
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Gdansk Glowny   Long Lane   Mariacka Street   Zuraw Crane   Motlawa River Embankment   Neptune’s Fountain   St. Mary’s Church   Turystyczny Bar Mleczny   Restauracja Zuraw   Drukarnia Cafe   Nova Pierogova Bistro   Browar Piwna   Stay Inn Hotel  
Author: Kate Slean
Read it on author's website: https://petiteadventures.org/guide-to-gdansk-poland/