Any time of the year is good to get to know Szczecin up close. If you haven't had the opportunity to check out what the city has to offer, it's high time to catch up. Szczecin, located in the north-west of Poland, is a port and shipyard city, and at the same time serves as the capital of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship. At the same time, it is one of the richest and most interesting cities in the country. Every year it is visited by tens of thousands of tourists - not only from Poland, but also from European and Asian countries. What attracts these people to Szczecin? First of all, it has a rich history, excellently preserved monuments, as well as great respect for tourists and offering them numerous amenities that make their stay even more comfortable, interesting and safer.
Arrival in Szczecin. The easiest way to get to Szczecin is by car. There are comfortable, recently renovated two-lane roads leading here. Numerous gas stations, parking lots and restaurants are located along them. Another way to get to Szczecin is by train. The city is very well connected with other parts of the country by a network of railway tracks. When you leave the renovated railway station building and the glass doors of the building close behind you, you will be able to direct your steps in one of the following directions: taxi rank or bus stop. Lines depart from it in all directions of the city, allowing for efficient access to each district. Depending on where your hotel is located, you will be able to reach it by bus or tram. Modern public transport is one of Szczecin's greatest advantages. Lacobel tinted windows , air conditioning, but also low ticket prices - each of these things encourages you to choose this form of transport that allows you to avoid the problem of standing in traffic jams.
While walking around the city, you may notice numerous glass doors and glass roofs of various sizes and shapes above them. What's behind this door? It is very likely that you will be passing by one of many restaurants or pubs in Szczecin. They invite customers to taste delicious dishes of Polish and foreign cuisine, while offering a large selection of local and imported drinks. Prices, as befits a European city, are adjusted to the possibilities of all groups of tourists. We will therefore be able to dine in comfortable places offering quick meals, where colorful Lacobel glass dominates the walls, as well as elegant restaurants located in historic terraces, offering guests the opportunity to choose a table on large terraces, which are usually surrounded by transparent glass balustrades . It is from these places that the most beautiful and extensive panorama of the city can be admired, with shipyard cranes visible in the background.
Places that are certainly worth seeing are Szczecin's Venice. It is a complex of historic factory buildings, separated by a network of canals on which you can sail by kayak. The undoubted attractiveness of this place is additionally supported by its favorable location, just a few dozen meters from the main railway station. What else is worth seeing when visiting Szczecin? You can look for tips in a huge number of guides, offering descriptions of the most interesting places in the city. However, we encourage you to explore Szczecin on your own and visit every place that seems interesting to you. It could be a restaurant or a museum where you could see part of the exhibition through the glass doors , or it could be one of the historic tenement houses where small balconies protrude rakishly from the façade. We also encourage you to visit at least one of several theaters and galleries. They arouse admiration not only for their interesting exhibitions, but equally impressive are the large, custom-made mirrors that can be seen on the walls of these facilities.
Accommodation will be an integral part of visiting Szczecin. Here you can have at your disposal a very large selection of facilities of various standards. However, regardless of the number of stars and the price per night, each hotel in Szczecin offers a certain basic range of equipment. These are primarily individual bathrooms for each room, equipped with shower cabins or bathtubs. You can also look for accommodation in a very rich database of private accommodation and apartments. This is especially beneficial during a longer stay in the city. Such apartments are usually equipped with kitchens or kitchenettes where you can easily and conveniently prepare meals. These places are usually very interestingly and stylishly arranged. Lacobel glass on the walls, glass doors lead to the balcony, and the overall luxurious look is provided by glass balustrades , further improving safety.