Welcome to Sopot
The junior partner in the Tri-City set-up (along with Gdańsk and Gdynia), Sopot is a kind of Incongruity-on-Sea, a mix of elegant villas and marauding clubbers, an overdeveloped 21st-century seafront just streets away from typically Polish soot-cracked facades. Like the British seaside towns of Brighton and Eastbourne rolled into one, Sopot is about moneyed Poles flashing their cash in ritzy eateries standing... Read More
Top experiences in Sopot
Gdansk and Malbork 1 Day Tour from Warsaw
A car will pick you up to begin your tour in Malbork, a town in the Vistula delta, founded by the Knights of the Teutonic Order. It is known for its medieval castle, built in the 13th century as the Order’s headquarters. The castle is the biggest castle complex in Europe and is also the biggest brick construction in the history. Inside the complex you will see the Courtyard, the Cloisters of the High Castle, the Summer Refectory and the Palace of Grand Master. The complex is listed on UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.After visiting Malbork you choose a 2-hour guided tour around Gdansk or Sopot. In Gdansk you will visit the Old Town area, the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy). You will then go through the richly decorated Golden Gate and you enter the Long Market leading to the Green Gate. Look around to admire the Artus Court, a meeting place of merchants and a center of social life, whose heyday falls into the 16th and 17th century. Try to spot the colorful Dutch House (Dom Holenderski) and take a break by the Neptun’s Fountain. Last but not least, visit the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the largest brick church in the world!If you prefer, you can visit Sopot instead of Gdansk. Sopot’s visit includes a walk through the famous Heroes of Monte Cassino Street. See th unusually-shaped building ”Crooked house” and have a stroll along the pier which is the longest wooden pier in Europe. You can also admire the lighthouse, which is the navigation facility on the Polish Baltic coast. It was built in 1903-1904 as a part of the Balneological Institute. There are many sculptures and stained-glass windows inside. You can get on the top of the lookout tower and admire beautiful views of the city and sea.
Gdansk Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour
Perfect for those short on time but with a desire to see as much as possible of Poland’s Tri-City area. This full-day private sightseeing tour covers Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, where the decorative architecture has been shaped by a rich history.Discover the center of Gdansk, restored after World War II. Walk along Long Street with its beautiful houses, bars and cafés, a fountain of Neptune, "amber" Mary's Street, the Crane and the Island of Granaries. Then go to Gdansk Oliwa to relax in the most beautiful park in the Tri-City. And don't miss the famous organ concert at Oliwa Cathedral!Continue on to Sopot and wander down the Monciak Street, perhaps the most famous promenade in Poland, lined with art nouveau cafés and shops. Soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere and discover the beachfront attractions of the boardwalk, including the longest wooden pier in Europe and the beautiful waterfront Spa Park.The final destination in your Tri-City tour is Gdynia, where the battleship “Lightning” and frigate “Gift of Pomerania” are reminders of the rich history of the Polish Navy and the country’s shipbuilding traditions.Route:Gdańsk: Upland Gate, Torture Chamber, Golden Gate, Dluga Street, The Long Market, The Main Town Hall, Neptune fountain, Motława River bank, The Crane, St. Mary's Church, Great Armoury, The Solidarity Square and The Monument to the Fallen Shipyard WorkersOliwa: Oliwa Cathedral (+ organ concert), Oliwa ParkSopot: Bohaterów Monte Cassino Street, Therapeutic Park, The PierGdynia: The Kościuszko Square, ORP Błyskawica (Battleship), frigate “Dar Pomorza” (muzum ship)