Szczecin – a nice city in Poland

Szczecin is the city located in the north-west Poland, close to German border. It is located on the Baltic sea coastline. It is the capital city and the largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship. It is the seventh largest city of Poland where lives 407,811 people. Szczecin is also the major seaport of Poland.

The most popular tourist attractions

Szczecin is a unique place where numerous attractions are available for its visitors. One of those places is definitely the National Museum where is available a huge art gallery collection. It is a place where you may enjoy seeing the unique masterpieces of Polish as well as European artists.

However, if you dislike visiting the art galleries, you may go and see the Szczecin’s market square and visit the Old Town. There you may see the historic buildings that were mainly rebuilt after the Second World War. It is not a boring area of Szczecin. There is always something going on. It is a venue for numerous festivals and other culture events.

How to get to the city?

There are numerous possibilities. It is obvious that if you arrive from different country, it is essential to select the fastest method of transport – plane. Szczecin has an international airport called Szczecin 2Solidarity Szczecin-Goleniow Airport that is located 45 kilometres from the city centre. The airport serves mainly domestic and European destinations, such as London, Warsaw and Liverpool. What is more, during summer months, the passengers may select seasonal charters.

The second possibility is travelling by ferry. The Swinoujscie Port (it is located near Szczecin) serves also passengers. This solution is often selected by the travellers who come from Nordic countries that have also an access to the Baltic Sea.

Where to stay in Szczecin?

If you are interested in getting to know the place better, it is worth to stay in Szczecin for a few days. You will be surprised of the prices of the accommodation that is very low when you compare them with the prices of similar accommodation in the United Kingdom or Germany. The reason for this situation is simple – the rate of Polish currency is very profitable for the holidaymakers from foreign countries.

However, Szczecin is full of hotels that represent high standard as well as cheaper accommodation that is mainly selected by students and travellers who have limited budget. Moreover, Szczecin is also a place where are available well-known hotel chains such as Campanile, Ibis, Novotel and Radisson Blu.