A varied landscape, a holiday home Pomerania, Poland, a great company... it sound like an ideal vacation, and indeed it is, for both young and old. How so? Well, imagine: 520 kilometers of coastline with beach. Like that alone is not a most perfect way to unwind on a holiday in Pomerania, Poland, you also have an important port city in the west part of this area, as well as the National Park Wolinski in the northwest. The area is a perfect base for a beach and water sports holiday, for cycling and hiking, for simply doing whatever you feel like in matters of vacation activities. There are some great sights in Pomerania as well, like the coastal towns of Leba, Sopot and Hel Peninsula, beautiful destinations for beach holidays and water sports. Visit the largest port at the Baltic Sea: Szcezin. Besides being a major seaport, you will also find beautiful historical monuments here such as the Lock Sommeren, the Bastion of seven Mantels or Havenpoort. On the same site you will find a sailing center on the lakes and woodlands within the city limits. A perfect example are the Dabie lake and the Beech Forest. The Kolobrzeg, a spa and resort by the sea, is another magnificent destination with a beautiful old town and cathedral. The spa uses six types of mineral waters and mud with healing properties.
Old and new in Pomerania
The Hanseatic city of Stargard Szczecinski is a city that has been renovated after WWII and has an Old Town, three city gates and Baroque mansions that you can visit from a holiday home in Pomerania. The rocky coast of the island of Wolin, the biggest Polish island, is quite impressive and here you will also find the Wolinski National Park. The cliff wall of 95m in height and the four lakes to be found here are the most sought after natural attractions. Another beautiful place you should definitely see is the city of Gdansk, while on holiday in Pomerania. The town hall has a beautiful bell tower, and the Neptune Fountain is a symbol of the city of Gdansk. The Mohawa River hosts what used to be the largest port crane in medieval Europe. St. Mary's Basilica is the largest church here, made of brick, with a high tower offering a beautiful panorama. Gdansk has it all from sandy beaches to numerous cultural events, fairs and concerts, a beautiful castle of the crusaders with the Bytow museum, built around 1400 in a rectangular shape with high towers. Gdynia is a city on the coast with the tourist center here being the Kosciuszki Square and the Southern Pier. The pier hosts the sailing ship Dar Pomarza, and a historic warship-the oldest torpedo boat destroyer. Enjoy a beautiful view from the Kamienna Gora mountain, visit the Oceanic Museum or opt for a fun day of water sports.
Culture in Poland
When one thinks of Poland in terms of attractions, it's rather hard to miss its impressive and tumultuous history, with all the one of a kind sights that portray it in a most beautiful way. Thus, whether you decide to spend a family holiday in Pomerania or you decide to just spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of every day life, you will be in the right place here. The beaches, the sea, the fun, the cultural attractions, they all make for a most perfect scenario to just let your worries go and be happy. Historical castles as the one in Gniew, a crusader castle from the 13th century with a defensive wall hosts numerous cultural events, as well as the Marysienka palace area. The largest castle in Europe stands in Malbork, a site that is protected by UNESCO. Nowadays there is a museum housed here, and outdoor events are held as well in the area. The Archaeological Reserve of the Stone Circles in Odry is a cemetery dating back to the 1st century, you will find here both burial mounds and flat graves. The Cistercian Cathedral in Pelplin with its Gutenberg Bible is a beautiful basilica with a Renaissance altar, beautiful murals dating back to the 15th century, and the Diocesan Museum of Religious Art including this Gutenberg Bible. There is plenty to see and do in this area of Poland.