Lake Łebsko

Gdańsk & Pomerania

About 16km long and 71 sq km in area, Lake Łebsko is the biggest in Pomerania and the third largest in Poland, after Śniardwy and Mamry in Masuria. It’s steadily shrinking as a result of the movement of the dunes, the growth of weeds and silting.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Gdańsk & Pomerania attractions

1. Słowiński National Park

3.08 MILES

This 186-sq-km park takes up the 33km stretch of coast between Łeba and the tourist fishing village of Rowy, complete with two large lakes, Łebsko and…

2. Kluki Skansen

3.14 MILES

Set on the southwestern shore of Lake Łebsko, the tiny isolated hamlet of Kluki was the last holdout of Slovincian culture, now showcased in the centrally…

3. 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…

4. Natural History Museum


West of Kluki, outside the park’s boundaries, Smołdzino boasts a fine Natural History Museum, which features collections of flora and fauna from the park…

5. Smołdzino

7.84 MILES

West of Kluki, outside the park boundaries, is the village of Smołdzino, with a fine Natural History Museum that features flora and fauna from the park’s…

6. Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art

22.08 MILES

The main building of Słupsk’s gallery specialises in short-term exhibits of Polish and international artists. Over 30 exhibitions take place here a year…

7. St Hyacinthus' Church

22.22 MILES

The 15th-century St Hyacinthus’ Church, aka St Jack’s as the tourist signposting would have it, is usually closed, though you can now peek in through a…

8. Witkacy Gallery

22.27 MILES

Opened in 2019 in the renovated White Granary building, the 250-piece collection of portraits by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885–1939), aka Witkacy, are…