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Spend an Unforgettable Holiday on the Polish Riviera

Updated on April 17, 2015

Sopot, one of the main tourist destinations in Northern Poland is four hours by rail from Warsaw. Foreign tourists who fly to Poland’s capital city and travel further north will find themselves in an unforgettable place where they can relax and unwind. The best time to enjoy the Baltic Sea is from June to August, when the waters are warm and soothing. If you want to steer away from the crowds, you can explore further inland and immerse in discovering the medieval wonders of Torun and Malbork.

The Many Faces of the Polish Riviera

If you want a less crowded beach, then September is the best time to drive north. You can have the white sandy beaches all to yourself, and avail of the diverse forms of entertainment offered by the hotels, restaurants, cafes, and shops dotting the shore. When the heat is on, locals schedule one exciting event after another. You have the choice to watch beach sports events, triathlon races, sailing competitions and much more. If you would rather sit quietly on the beach and enjoy the sound of the waves, then that is your prerogative. Summer is also a good time to explore freshwater locations in the northeast region. The region of Mazury has plenty of rivers and lakes to explore with kayaks and paddle boards.

The Tri-Cities: Gdansk, Sopot, and Gdynia

A few minutes away from Sopot by car is the city of Gdansk, which is another major destination on the Polish Riviera. Sopot, Gdansk, and Gdynia make up the famous Tri-city, where the best beaches towns in Poland are located.

Embarking on a tour of Sopot, Gdansk, Gdynia and Ustka is a rewarding experience, especially for vacationers who cannot get enough of the outdoors. A bike tour of Sopot provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy the picturesque beauty of the area. Truly, there is no better way to enjoy quiet surroundings, breathe fresh air, and engage in light physical activity that is good for the body and the spirit. Meanwhile, Gdansk’s rich history is still palpable in the portion of the city known as the “Old Town,” which boasts of 17th century buildings that stand to this day.

Meanwhile, for extreme adventurers, Gdansk has a special offer in the form of a 90-meter bungee jumping set-up. This is the highest bungee jumping station in Poland so far. If you want the best view o the city, then this is the place to be. Just remember that you are there to let go and jump and feel that unparalleled rush of adrenaline coursing through your veins.

Where to Stay on the Northern Coast of Poland

One of the best locations in the Polish Riviera is the Hotel Grand Sopot, an elegant facility that is designed in the Victorian style. The classic façade is reminiscent of Poland’s glorious past. This hotel catered to important world leaders and dignitaries in their heyday. Today, the Hotel Grand Sopot is the epitome of luxury and elegance. A recent renovation involved the addition of spa facilities. If you choose to stay at the Hotel Grand Sopot, you can also enjoy facilities such as the swimming pool, the ballroom, and the casino.

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