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Top Choice Castle in Szczecin

Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes

The mother of all Szczecin monuments is the Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes. This vast, blocky building looms over the Old Town, but the square central courtyard and simple Renaissance-style decoration atop the walls…
Top Choice Museum in Słupsk

Museum of Central Pomerania

The Museum of Central Pomerania is housed within Słupsk’s main attraction, a commanding 16th-century castle. Beyond its impressive blocky tower are sacral woodcarvings, historic furniture and other exhibits illustra…
Top Choice International in Słupsk

Atmosphere

That Słupsk has one of Poland's best restaurants may come as a bit of a surprise – that it's in the suburbs 2.3km west of the train station is an even bigger shock. But there it is, flash decor, impeccably-laid tabl…
Top Choice Museum in Szczecin

Historical Museum of Szczecin

Szczecin's 15th-century Gothic Town Hall, one of the most architecturally fascinating buildings in the city with its monster red-brick gable, is the only relic of the Old Town, having miraculously survived the near-…
Top Choice Polish in Ustka

Dym na Wodzie

One of the best places to eat on the Baltic, 'Smoke on the Water' is the creation of chef Rafał Niewiarowski. The focus is on local seasonal ingredients with the menu changing at least seven times a year; just steps…
National Park in Northern & Western Pomerania

Wolin National Park

Best accessed from the resort of Międzyzdroje, Wolin National Park occupies the central section of Wolin Island. With a total area of about 50 sq km, it’s one of the smaller Polish parks, yet it’s picturesque enough…
Dunes in Słowiński National Park

Shifting Dunes

The most unusual feature of the national park is the shifting dunes (wydmy ruchome), which create a genuine desert landscape. They’re on the sandbar separating the sea from Lake Łebsko, about 8km west of Łeba. Romme…
Church in Kołobrzeg

Cathedral

The 14th-century cathedral is the most important historic sight in town. Though badly damaged in 1945, it has been rebuilt close to its original form. For such a massive building, it has a surprisingly light-filled …
Museum in Darłowo

Museum of Pomeranian Dukes

South of Darłowo’s central Rynek is its well-preserved 14th-century castle, erected in 1352 and renovated in 1988. It was the residence of the Pomeranian dukes until the Swedes devastated it during the Thirty Years’…
Church in Szczecin

Cathedral Basilica of St James

Head downhill from the city centre to explore Szczecin’s 12th-century cathedral, partially destroyed by Red Army shells in 1945 and reconstructed in 1972. It’s the early 1970s renovation you’ll notice first, an inco…