Your islands of opportunity - Świnoujście is a town unlike any other

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Swinoujscie, Poland

Attractions

For Children
For Active People
Sightseeing
Nature
For Senior Citizens
Świnoujście Express
Horse riding
Aquapark
Adventure Park – Rope park
Natural Education Square
Playground on Malczewskiego Street
Spa Park
Minigolf 3D
Beach
Pumptrack
Pumptrack
Łunowo Marina
Cruise Ships
Canoeing
Cycling
Watersports
Sailing
Hiking expeditions
Promenade of Health
Diving
Minigolf 3D
Angling
Beach
Pumptrack
Pumptrack
Coastal District
Cross-border Promenade
Brine Towers
Prussian Homage Street
Spa Park
Promenade of Health
Church of the Holy Mother "Stella Maris"
Monument to RAF Airmen
Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception
Breakwaters
Viewing Tower
Former Town Hall - Museum of Deep Sea Fishing
Concert Shell
Yacht port
Promenade
Amphitheatre
Stawa Młyny
Western Fort
An Underground Town on The Island of Wolin
Angel’s Fort
Gerhard’s Fort
Lighthouse
Karsiborskie Paprocie Nature
Świna Delta
Karsiborska Kępa Nature Reserve
Łunowo Marina
Woliński National Park
Spa Park
SPA
Hiking expeditions
Coastal District
Cross-border Promenade
Brine Towers
Spa Park
Promenade of Health
Amphitheatre
Angling
Beach

Świnoujście Express

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There are many ways to go sightseeing. One is by riding a green train.

Świnoujście Express Biuro Cyrus Tours Sp.j. "Tryton”
11 Żeromskiego Street
Mobile phone: 608 354 295

More information on: https://www.cyrus-tours.pl/

Horse riding

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A horseback adventure, rides supervised by an instructor - these are memories which will stay with a child for a long time.

Kopytko Hippotherapy
Mazowiecka Street (plot 25 map 6)
72-600 Świnoujście

Joanna Ulaczyk: 00 48 505 136 393
Piotr Ulaczyk: 00 48 512 395 111
e-mail: kontakt@hipo-terapia.pl
More information:
https://www.hipo-terapia.pl

Horse riding, Tomasz Kowalski
Krzywa Street (coordinates: 53.882682,14.218666)
mobile phone: 00 48 691 251 027
e-mail: jazdakonna@uznam.net.pl

Cwał horse riding and hippotherapy centre
Monika and Andrzej Jakób
horse riding 00 48 692 552 100
hippotherapy 00 48 795 798 707
e-mail: konienawyspie@konienawyspie.pl

Rancho Palomino Farm and Agrotourism Centre

13 Odrzańska Street
72-605 Świnoujście
mobile phone: 00 48 91 322 18 01
e-mail: kowboy5@wp.pl www.palomino.private.pl

Aquapark

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A visit to Baltic Park guarantees a dose of emotions for the whole family. The Aquapark offers facilities including 4 multimedia slides (Purple Supernova, Crazy Whirlpool, Yellow Adventure, Blue Madness), a jacuzzi, a recreational pool and an area for youngsters set out as a pirate island.

For lovers of excitement, there is also a surf wave. Guests looking for relaxation and peace can use the sauna area, which includes dry saunas, steam baths, and aromatic sauna and an infra-red sauna.

More information on: https://balticpark-aquapark.pl/

Adventure Park – Rope park

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The Bluszcz (Ivy) rope park is for everyone, large or small, who either enjoys a shot of adrenaline is simply wants to try walking on ropes. Various routes, various levels of difficulty.

Bluszcz Rope Park
Jana Matejki Street
72 - 600 Świnoujście
mobile phone: 00 48 516 107 800; 00 48 510 268 280

More information on: https://www.parklinowybluszcz.pl/

Natural Education Square

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Located on the island of Karsibór, at 1 Maja Street, the natural education square is a real paradise for children. The square has open access and consists of three parts - fitness, educational and recreational.

The fitness zone has play activities for children and young people of all ages. The nature education area contains specimens of Karsibór’s rich flora and fauna, its history, games and fun educational activities. The recreational area consists of benches and a roofed arbour. The fittings of the various zones are mainly made from wood, thus blending into the surrounding environment. It is an excellent place to relax while visiting Karsibór.

The natural education square was created as part of a Polish-German project entitled Natural Attractions in the Isles of Uznam and Karsibór, co-financed under the Operational Programme, Objective 3 “European Territorial Cooperation”– “Cross-Border Cooperation Between the Countries of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern / Brandenburg and Polish Republic (Western Pomerania) 2007-2013.

Playground on Malczewskiego Street

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The large, fenced "Platanowy Raj" complex is situated on Malczewskiego Street.

The square has a swing for children with physical disabilities, and trampolines. There is also an outdoor gym and basketball court.

Spa Park

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One of the most spectacular spa parks in Europe, it boasts a wealth of flora, trees over 100 years old and unique plant specimens.

Designed by Peter J. Lenné, the royal garden architect from Berlin whose works include the Sanssouci Gardens in Potsdam. During a revitalisation of the historic Spa Park, the paths, squares and alleys of the park were reconstructed and elements of landscape architecture were added.

Part of the park is an outdoor gym, dedicated to people who want to spend their leisure time actively on exercise equipment. There are two sports pitches beside this - one for football and the other multifunctional for playing volleyball, basketball and badminton (the northern part of the park, entry from ul. Chrobrego). The playground on ul. Mieszka I is fitted with wooden equipment and a soft surface.

Chrobrego/ Mieszka I Street

Minigolf 3D

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At the Platan Gallery, a 12-hole indoor adventure minigolf course with artificial turf covers an area of 300 m², combining a game of minigolf with Blacklight 3D technology.

Three magic worlds created by an artist: Underwater World, Dinosaur World and Pandora’s World are brought to life thanks to Blacklight (UV) technology and 3D glasses.

Amazing fun for everyone, whatever their age or the weather. 3D minigolf is an excellent place to celebrate a child’s birthday or to meet with friends. Open minibar with comfortable snugs. You can take a seat in a comfortable snug after the excitement of the game. The minibar offers snacks and drinks for adults and younger players. Experience indoor play as if you were outside. Travel through time and space on an incredible adventure.

World Minigolf 3D
Platan Gallery
ul. Wojska Polskiego 16A-G
72-600, Świnoujście
+48 786 018 568
info@minigolf3d.pl
More information at: http://www.minigolf3d.pl

More information on: http://www.minigolf3d.pl

Beach

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The beach - a place to relax and have fun. Bathing in the sea and building sand castles are only some of the memories children bring back from Świnoujście. The fine, golden sand and low coastline are the perfect place for children to play.

The beach at Świnoujście has enough room for everybody. Świnoujście has a total of 10km (3.7km on the island of Uznam, 6km on Wolin), which is 200m wide at its broadest part, and since 2006 it has held a Blue Flag certificate awarded to resorts which meet high quality and safety standards. A long stretch of protected lido ensures carefree relaxation.

At the central point of the beach there is a modern lifeguard station, which keeps watch over the safety of the beachgoers as they swim or relax. The beach also has numerous places to hire equipment such as sun loungers, baskets, boats and canoes,

A playground on the right shore, inflatable cushions for jumping, slides and areas allocated for team sports such as volleyball, football and badminton are used enthusiastically by entire families.
While strolling along the coast it is worth stopping to look at the shells thrown up by the sea. Shells gathered on the beach have a wealth of colours, patterns, shapes and species, and are ideal for collecting at home. The most commonly encountered types are the Baltic cockle, Baltic clam, soft-shell claim and blue mussel. Common mud-snail shells can be found in some places. In the aftermath of stormy weather, it is worth heading to the beach in search of Baltic gold - amber. Shells and amber will make an excellent souvenir of your seaside holiday.

When the sea breeze blows, it is worth getting yourself a colourful kite - kite flying contests are excellent fun for all the family.
As a port, the town sees various types of seaborne vessels in motion. From the beach you can observe a variety of commercial shipping, passenger ferries bound for Scandinavia, yachts sailing in and out of the port, tugs and pilot boats accompanying larger vessels. Standing on the breakwater you can see them up close, almost within arm’s reach.

Pumptrack

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A safe place has been created for lovers of acrobatic cycling at ul. Grunwaldzka. A pumptrack is a special track shaped like a closed circle, made of fast turns and dips.

Świnoujście’s pumptrack consists of two types of track, for people just beginning to learn, and for those with some experience in the field.

Pumptrack

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A safe place has been created for lovers of acrobatic cycling at ul. Grunwaldzka. A pumptrack is a special track shaped like a closed circle, made of fast turns and dips.

Świnoujście’s pumptrack consists of two types of track, for people just beginning to learn, and for those with some experience in the field.

Łunowo Marina

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The marina in Łunowo is located by the Wielka Struga, a branch of the Stara Świna (53°53’14.5″N 14°21’38.3″E) at the edge of the Wolin National Park.

It's the perfect place for people who value peace and contact with nature. It has 60 mooring posts for yachts of up to 8m with a displacement up to 2m. There are two piers intended for canoes and other floating leisure equipment. It offers access to electricity and water directly at the piers, use of showers and other sanitary facilities, liquid and solid waste collection and wireless internet access. Within the marina there is an area for barbecues, with facilities for washing dishes and preparing meals. Sailors also have access to an automatic washing machine and clothes dryer. The safety of the haven is guaranteed by round-the-clock boatswain service and a functioning visual monitoring system.

Cruise Ships

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Cruise ships are another possibility for children holiday in Świnoujście. Sailing out to sea or even just a cruise around the port is an unforgettable experience.

Cruises and ferries to Scandinavia

Blue Fin
tel.: +48 601 233 434
https://www.portalzeglarski.com/bluefin.html

Cruises on ecological motor ships and yachts around: Pomerania Bay, River Świna, Szczecin Lagoon and adjacent waterways: Lake Nowowarpieńskie, Lake Wicko Wielkie, and even the River Dziwna, Kamieński Lagoon, Lake Dąbie, River Odra. Cruises take place in the months of May-September, from the OSiR marina in the North Harbour in Świnoujście. Prior reservations are required.
Max 5/6 persons.
Cruises take place during the season.

Chateaubriand
tel.: +48 609 600 992
http://www.swinoujscie-rejsy.pl

The cruise with a guide includes:
- Świna
- water bird reservation
- Mieleński Canal
- Renovation Shipyard
- Ferry Terminal
- Naval Port
- Unloading Port
- Lighthouse
- Breakwaters: East and West
- Stawa Młyny

Catamaran Cruises BTS FREGATA
https://www.narozlewisku.pl
Prior reservations are required.
Cruises between the islands of Świnoujście The catamaran “Wodniczka” sails from the Marina in Karsibór.

Cruises take place during the season.
RESERVATIONS:
Baltic Park FREGATA Accommodation agency
ul. Uzdrowiskowa 20
tel.: +48 91 322 47 77
tel.: +48 695 950 915

Scandinavian Travel Agent FREGATA
ul. Żeromskiego 1
tel.: +48 91 32 23 666
tel.: +48 535 871 815

Adler-Schiffe
tel.: +48 91 322 45 88
https://www.adler-schiffe.de/polen

Cruises from Świnoujście to Ahlbeck, Heringsdorf, Bansin.

Cruises round the port from Świnoujście.

Cruises to the lighthouse and Gerhard’s Fort daily from 26.3-4.11 except Tuesdays and Fridays

Roza Weneda Pirate ship
tel.: +48 516 333 560

Catamaran RYBACZÓWKA
tel.: +48 517 738 313
http://rybaczowka.swinoujscie.pl/rejsy_wycieczkowe_po_swinoujsciu

Cruises on the Świna Delta, duration 1.5 - 2 hours.

Starting point: ul. 1go Maja 23, Rybaczówka.
Tavern by the Karsibór Fishing Base.
Access by bus no. 5 from the main coach station.
Reservations compulsory/Cruises take place in the season.

SZCZECIN - ŚWINOUJŚCIE CRUISES

Odra Queen
https://www.statki.net.pl
Odra Queen on the Szczecin – Świnoujście route.

CRUISES TO BORNHOLM
TT-Line (during season)
https://www.ttline.com/pl/pasazerowie/rejsy-z-polski-do-szwecji/rozkad-rejsow-i-cennik/swinoujscie---trelleborg/erid=1586433005439467303&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI_5bxuqPb6AIVyeAYCh3qmAWnEAAYASAAEgK8UPD_BwE

Tickets available:
tel.: +48 91 3263515
from Morskie Travel Agency
ul. Bema 9 Świnoujście
tel. 91 3224396

KAPITAN BORCHARDT- sail training ship
https://kapitanborchardt.pl/?gclid=CJ_03amKsNMCFR5eGQodY6UGSw

Excursions across the Baltic to Bornholm, Rügen, Kiel etc.

BOAT CRUISES TO SCANDINAVIA

Unity Line
https://www.unityline.pl
Information and reservations (ferry tickets and Unity Line’s offer):
tel.: +48 91 35 95 600

Polferries:
https://polferries.pl
Passenger reservations
tel.: +48 801 003 171 (landline)
tel.: +48 22 830 09 30 (mobile)

TT-Line
tel.: 410 56 200
https://www.ttline.com/pl/pasazerowie

Canoeing

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There are two routes for canoe enthusiasts in Świnoujście:

• The 44 Islands Canoe Route, which begins at the Marina fishing and leisure centre in Karsibór. The route, running through Mulnik Bay, Młyńska Toń and along the coastline of Karsiborska Kępa, totals 30 km.
• The Canoe Trail Along The Wolin Coast is the perfect idea for anyone who wants to spend a few days canoeing among natural beauty spots. The suggested route leads past places so distinctive that navigation should not cause the slightest difficulty. Because it measures 60 km, it is ideal for trips lasting around 5 days.

The starting point for the route is the Marina centre on Karsibór Island. Head out from here, following the 44 Island Trail along the flow of the Stara Świna to the island of Lądko. Then set course for the soaring spire of the church in Lubin, visible from every point in the delta. After reaching the high coastline of Wolin on your left, keep rowing eastwards. This is one of the most beautiful stretches, a mosaic of islands and rushes at the foot of wild beech-covered hills with tall escarpments. This is the reserve of Wolin National Park, so it is strictly forbidden to land here.

There is no lack of mooring spots a few kilometres further on, though, where the forest ends on the mountainous shore. The windmills of farms in Zagórze are silhouetted in the distance. The yacht mooring at Sułomino is a convenient place to camp. Continuing along the shores of the islands, you come to the long Rowy Peninsula, which is similar in terms of nature to some of the islands in the Świna delta. Pass it in a long loop, about 10 km, to enter the Dziwna Sound. You arrive at Wolin, and on the left bank is another potential stop - a yacht port with a campsite.

The next 20 km or so follows the broad flow of the Dziwna, a sound with gently hilly banks, covered with meadows and fields. Finally, you reach a distinctive floodplain with the former defensive fortress of Gardzka Kępa situated on the left-hand side of the island. Here the trail turns east. On the left you pass Chrzaszczewska island and, turning north, take the narrow isthmus through the reed-beds then under the bridge, to find yourself by the jetties at Kamień Pomorski around a kilometre further on.

The final section of the route leads along the wide waters of the Kamień and Wrzosowo Lagoons. As you head north, to the east you will see Żółcino and Wrzosowo in the lagoon. Give the the military jetty on the left a wide pass, and you will reach the destination - the yacht jetty in Dziwnów.

Cycling

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The ROUND KARSIBÓR cycle track, approx. 21 km.

The island of Karsibór is the perfect place for all those who crave a rest from the bustle of the city and are looking for contact with nature. The trail leads through the extensive wilderness of Karsibór - reed stands, meadows and forests by the Piast Canal, all the way to the new eastern breakwater stretching 430m into Szczecin Lagoon.

The trail begins near the eastern dock of the Karsibór ferries. From here, you reach Karsibór over the modern bridge with a separate lane for cyclists and pedestrians.

ŚWIDNY FOREST cycle trail, approx. 28 km

Świdny Forest lies on the most north-westerly corner of Uznam. Despite being in the direct vicinity of Świnoujście’s residential areas, and having thousands of tourists pass through every day (the exit road from the Karsibór ferry crossing), it is home to places as wild as the isolated and inaccessible woodlands of the Wolin National Park. The cycle trail cuts through the whole of Świdny Forest, reaching the exceptionally picturesque site of the Piast Canal breakwaters. Unfortunately, the road up to the breakwaters is so sandy that the final few ckilometres of the route are for the most dedicated cycklists only.

Watersports

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Surrounded by water and situated where the land and sea winds meet, Świnoujście provides wonderful conditions for practising windsurfing, kitesurfing and skimboarding.

Uznam beach by the windmill, or the beach in Warszów, are increasingly popular spots for surfers in Poland. The best conditions are created by north, north-east and north west winds. The relatively shallow waters and Świnoujście’s broad beach are recommended by instructors as the safest place to learn kitesurfing and skimboarding.

Sailing

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The island location of Świnoujście means it is a town of sailors, as evidenced by the numerous sailing events and regattas organised in the waters around it. The largest and most popular of these are the Sea Days Regatta, Tourist Regatta, Unity Line Regatta and also Sail Świnoujście, an event which features sailing boats.

Sailors have the modern yacht port at their disposal in the North Harbour, with sanitary infrastructure among other facilities. The newly modernised yacht port can hold 350 average sized vessels (up to 12m long, displacement up to 3.5m). There is space for larger yachts, with a displacement of 6m, by the outer edge of the harbour from the Świna side.

On the lagoon side, by Lake Wicko Wielkie, there is a marina in Łunów. The picturesque surroundings of the Woliński National Park area attract countless nature lovers seeking somewhere cosy.

Hiking expeditions

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Lovers of strolls and Nordic Walking can find numerous hiking trails in Świnoujście, ranging in length from 4 to 20 kilometres, with a common starting point - the route down onto the beach to the left of Heringsdorf pier.

At that point you have an almost endless expanse of beach before your eyes, which makes it a must-see on each of the routes. There are also trails leading to the forests around the three imperial spas. All the trails are signposted along the way, though, so nobody can get lost.

Promenade of Health

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The modern Promenade of Health, separated from the sea by a row of dunes, lures visitors with its individual paths for pedestrians, cyclists and rollerskaters, landscape architecture, open-air gyms, drinking water springs, a fountain, bicycle stands, playgrounds and leisure park.

Everything is complemented with interesting, multi-coloured plants, new rows of trees and flowers. The Promenade of Health is a year-round attraction, and of particular interest is the sensory garden located by it with dozens of plant species, including exotic ones.

Diving

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Świnoujście’s Posejdon Diving Centre organises trips and dives in lakes both locally and over in Germany.

Both licensed and amateur divers can take part in these excursions. The centre offers both equipment and training. You can experience your first underwater adventure under the watchful eye of the instructor, and see the miracles of nature hidden in Polish and German lakes.

More information on: https://www.facebook.com/%C5%9Awinoujskie-Centrum-Nurkowe-Posejdon- 874290119251061/

Minigolf 3D

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At the Platan Gallery, a 12-hole indoor adventure minigolf course with artificial turf covers an area of 300 m², combining a game of minigolf with Blacklight 3D technology.

Three magic worlds created by an artist: Underwater World, Dinosaur World and Pandora’s World are brought to life thanks to Blacklight (UV) technology and 3D glasses.

Amazing fun for everyone, whatever their age or the weather. 3D minigolf is an excellent place to celebrate a child’s birthday or to meet with friends. Open minibar with comfortable snugs. You can take a seat in a comfortable snug after the excitement of the game. The minibar offers snacks and drinks for adults and younger players. Experience indoor play as if you were outside. Travel through time and space on an incredible adventure.

World Minigolf 3D
Platan Gallery
ul. Wojska Polskiego 16A-G
72-600, Świnoujście
+48 786 018 568
info@minigolf3d.pl
More information at: http://www.minigolf3d.pl

More information on: http://www.minigolf3d.pl

Angling

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The archipelago is a real Eldorado for anglers. So many varied fisheries would be impossible to find elsewhere in Poland. This is because salt water and freshwater mix here. The angling conditions are therefore excellent where the Świna meets the Baltic.

The waters around the islands are home to numerous species of fish - both freshwater and marine. When spring turns to summer there is a great chance of catching zander, bream or pike. It’s worth dropping by in December to catch a perch or great roach. In Świnoujście you can also fish for tench, herring, crucian carp, burbot and even flounder or cod. Large numbers of white bream can also be found on the islands.. Professionals can catch as much as 5kg of fish in just an hour!

More information on: https://visit.swinoujscie.pl/aktualnosci/eldorado-dla-wedkarzy/

Beach

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The beach - a place to relax and have fun. Bathing in the sea and building sand castles are only some of the memories children bring back from Świnoujście. The fine, golden sand and low coastline are the perfect place for children to play.

The beach at Świnoujście has enough room for everybody. Świnoujście has a total of 10km (3.7km on the island of Uznam, 6km on Wolin), which is 200m wide at its broadest part, and since 2006 it has held a Blue Flag certificate awarded to resorts which meet high quality and safety standards. A long stretch of protected lido ensures carefree relaxation.

At the central point of the beach there is a modern lifeguard station, which keeps watch over the safety of the beachgoers as they swim or relax. The beach also has numerous places to hire equipment such as sun loungers, baskets, boats and canoes,

A playground on the right shore, inflatable cushions for jumping, slides and areas allocated for team sports such as volleyball, football and badminton are used enthusiastically by entire families.
While strolling along the coast it is worth stopping to look at the shells thrown up by the sea. Shells gathered on the beach have a wealth of colours, patterns, shapes and species, and are ideal for collecting at home. The most commonly encountered types are the Baltic cockle, Baltic clam, soft-shell claim and blue mussel. Common mud-snail shells can be found in some places. In the aftermath of stormy weather, it is worth heading to the beach in search of Baltic gold - amber. Shells and amber will make an excellent souvenir of your seaside holiday.

When the sea breeze blows, it is worth getting yourself a colourful kite - kite flying contests are excellent fun for all the family.
As a port, the town sees various types of seaborne vessels in motion. From the beach you can observe a variety of commercial shipping, passenger ferries bound for Scandinavia, yachts sailing in and out of the port, tugs and pilot boats accompanying larger vessels. Standing on the breakwater you can see them up close, almost within arm’s reach.

Pumptrack

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A safe place has been created for lovers of acrobatic cycling at ul. Grunwaldzka. A pumptrack is a special track shaped like a closed circle, made of fast turns and dips.

Świnoujście’s pumptrack consists of two types of track, for people just beginning to learn, and for those with some experience in the field.

Pumptrack

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A safe place has been created for lovers of acrobatic cycling at ul. Grunwaldzka. A pumptrack is a special track shaped like a closed circle, made of fast turns and dips.

Świnoujście’s pumptrack consists of two types of track, for people just beginning to learn, and for those with some experience in the field.

Coastal District

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The historic buildings of the coastal district, from the late 19th and early 20th century, are being successively renovated, and contain hotels, guest houses and sanatorium facilities. Many of these are examples of the spa style, which features characteristic azure balconies and verandahs and turrets.

This unique style evolved on Uznam around the turn of the last century.. Royal and imperial families found this place to be a holiday paradise. The villas, guest houses, hotels and gardens which appeared then signified the social status of their owners. Examples of this architecture are also to be found in the neighbouring imperial spa resorts on the German side of Uznam.

The building which forms part of the former Spa House also gained a new face, and is now home to shops, cafés and restaurants.

The temporary structures by the entrance to the beach are being replaced by more aesthetic retail and service pavilions. Some of these are influenced by the spa architecture, but there are also examples of modern, formally simple architectural solutions. The courtyards of these premises are intended as garden terraces for restaurants and bars, and there are viewing terraces on the top floors.

Cross-border Promenade

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The most spectacular example of tourist infrastructure is Europe’s longest cross-border seafront promenade (12.5 km), which runs through the green areas of Świnoujście and Ahlbeck, Heringsdorf and Bansin, with views of the sea in many places.

An interesting fact is that the route passes through the border zone which until recently was completely inaccessible and divided Uznam into Polish and German parts.

The border crossing has its own places to relax and enjoy the view, the entire route is illuminated using power from an impressive set of solar batteries standing in the border zone, making it a safe and convenient path pedestrians and cyclists. Recreational cycling is the dominant leisure activity on the island, and this investment has provided it with new sections connecting the Polish and German cycle paths.

Brine Towers

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Built in 2020, these wooden structures, each measuring 4 m high, 1.5 m wide and 10.5 metres long, are filled with bundles of blackthorn branches, onto which flows brine from the nearby Teresa borehole, forming an aerosol as it strikes the individual branches.

The most intensive vapour occurs on sunny and windy days. A microclimate arises around the towers, forming a natural, therapeutic inhalatorium as the salty vapour with a 4.4% mineral concentration rises in the air, full of iodine, bromine, magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron and sodium with a wide range of therapeutic properties.

Standing or sitting in the vicinity helps people suffering from arterial hypertension, respiratory disorders, thyroid conditions, sinusitis, vegetative neurosis and general exhaustion. Exposure to the vapour is also recommended for healthy people. Inhaling the mineral-saturated air strengthens immunity and protects against illness.

Promenade, entrance from ul. Małachowskiego.

Prussian Homage Street

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One of the town’s shortest streets has retained its pre-war buildings.

The row of tenements consists of over a dozen buildings with architecture magnificent enough to impress anyone. The buildings date from the turn of the 20th century. The designer is now unknown, but even at first glance it is clear that this was someone of exceptional talent.

Each tenement has a body adorned with numerous details, creating the effect of an extraordinary structure. The facades feature highly ornamented verandahs and windows, covered with plant motifs in art nouveau style, many of them also have carved reliefs. Every tenement has some distinguishing feature, making each one unique.

One example is a façade tower topped with a tiered hipped roof. The tenements at ul. Hołdu Pruskiego illustrate a similar style. They are located on both sides of the cobbled alley, which intensifies the impression of great architectural craftsmanship. When illuminated at dusk, these beautiful old buildings are a delight to the eye.

Spa Park

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One of the most spectacular spa parks in Europe, it boasts a wealth of flora, trees over 100 years old and unique plant specimens.

Designed by Peter J. Lenné, the royal garden architect from Berlin whose works include the Sanssouci Gardens in Potsdam. During a revitalisation of the historic Spa Park, the paths, squares and alleys of the park were reconstructed and elements of landscape architecture were added.

Part of the park is an outdoor gym, dedicated to people who want to spend their leisure time actively on exercise equipment. There are two sports pitches beside this - one for football and the other multifunctional for playing volleyball, basketball and badminton (the northern part of the park, entry from ul. Chrobrego). The playground on ul. Mieszka I is fitted with wooden equipment and a soft surface.

Chrobrego/ Mieszka I Street

Promenade of Health

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The modern Promenade of Health, separated from the sea by a row of dunes, lures visitors with its individual paths for pedestrians, cyclists and rollerskaters, landscape architecture, open-air gyms, drinking water springs, a fountain, bicycle stands, playgrounds and leisure park.

Everything is complemented with interesting, multi-coloured plants, new rows of trees and flowers. The Promenade of Health is a year-round attraction, and of particular interest is the sensory garden located by it with dozens of plant species, including exotic ones.

Church of the Holy Mother "Stella Maris"

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The neo-Gothic church was constructed in 1895-6 for the seasonal workers who were very numerous at that time.

There is also a historic presbytery on the church grounds. There is a three-story tower incorporated into the body of the church, with two gables and a spire. Also noteworthy is the mosaic located above the entrance - the Virgin Mary with the Infant Jesus in a boat steered by two angels, with the inscription AVE MARIS STELLA. The interior features stained glass windows of great artistic value. In 1903, an 8-voice organ was installed in the church from the Grüneberg workshop in Szczecin.

Piastowska Street

More information on: https://kuria.pl/wspolnoty/koscioly/Swinoujscie-Kosciol-parafialny-pw-NMP-Gwiazdy-Morza_794

Monument to RAF Airmen

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The symbolic grave of seven crewmembers of a Lancaster M.I, from the RAF’s legendary 617th

“Dambusters” Squadron RAF, shot down on 16 April 1945 while bombing the battleship Lützow, which was anchored near today’s ferry crossing. The monument was created from the remains of the Lancaster bomber.

Karsibór Island

Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception

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The oldest place of worship in Świnoujście is the Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, which in its original for was erected in the Middle Ages.

Extensive renovation work was carried out in 1826, when it was given its current form. Plans for the modification were developed at the studio of the well-known Berlin architect Carl Schinkel, creator of many famous buildings in Pomerania. The work involved erecting the tower, truss and roof covering which still exist today. Many of the previous interior fittings have been preserved, including the late-Gothic main altar with its Pieta figure, a baroque pulpit and an organ gallery, beneath the vaulted ceiling hangs a model of the ship Columbia, created in 1909 based on a design dating from 1668. This is a metre-long caravel, apparently funded as a votive offering by a Breton sailor who survived a storm in the Szczecin Lagoon. The church stands amid the picturesque scenery of the island of Karsibór, at the site of the historic crossing over the Świna. Visits can be arranged during the period 1.04 – 31.10 by calling 693 632 796.

Karsibór Island, ul. 1 Maja

More information on: https:// kuria.pl/wspolnoty/koscioly/Karsibor-Kosciol-filialny-pw- Niepokalanego-Poczecia-NMP_797

Breakwaters

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The Western Breakwater 350 m long, built between 1818–1823 mainly from hewn stone. At the end stands the famous Windmill. The Central Breakwater – 1400 m in length, built between 1818–1823.

Two stone tablets were laid in it during construction. The first commemorates the visit of King Wilhelm III of Prussia in 1820, the second celebrates the completion of work and gives the names of the breakwater’s creators. The structure is located on the right-bank area of town Wolin by the mouth of the Świna. The two breakwaters - west and central - are the largest hydrotechnical stone structures in Europe. They were designed and built by the engineer J. Günter. Their task is to protect the entrance to the port against powerful, destructive storm waves, and to protect ships as they manoeuvre into the port. They also have one more, very important task - ensuring the entrance dredges itself and ejects eroded material from the entry to the port. Eastern Breakwater - between 2013-2014 a protective breakwater was constructed for the Gasport. This is Europe’s longest breakwater. It measures 2,974.30 metres in length, of which 1,400 metres is in the sea. The breakwater is not accessible to visitors.

Viewing Tower

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The tower of the Martin Luther Evangelical Church, built in 1905, is the only part of the building still remaining.

The church was left devastated after the war, and in 1962 it was decided to demolish it. The tower was left, as it turned out to be marked on maps as a landmark for navigation. There is a two-level café inside it. 222 steps lead up to the viewing terrace, which overlooks a gorgeous panorama of the town.

ul. Piłsudskiego/ Paderewskiego

Former Town Hall - Museum of Deep Sea Fishing

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The Museum of Deep Sea Fishing is housed in the town’s oldest building - the 200-year-old former Town Hall. The exhibition consists of three parts:

The Nature Department presents the fauna of the Polish coast, cold waters of the Arctic and warm sea zones, and is complemented by an outstanding exhibition of amber - both natural and jewellery. In the Maritime Department, you can see models of fishing boats and vessels, old fishing tools and navigational equipment. The History Department tells the story of the town through archive documents, old photographs and cultural artefacts, including ceramics, furniture and coins. The museum’s greatest attraction is its living coral reef exhibition, which is home to exotic sea creatures. In one of the aquariums you can even encounter Kasia, a 35-year-old piranha. The museum also organises various temporary and open-air exhibitions.

More information on: http://www.muzeum-swinoujscie.pl

Concert Shell

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Right where the old part of the seafront promenade meets the new, there stands a distinctive oval structure surrounded by greenery and flowers.

Built in 1912 by the authorities of the then imperial resort, it still functions as a venue for listening to music, having a coffee or merely resting after the hardship of a hot summer day. This place is made even more relaxing by the fact that it is slightly insulated from the bustle of the promenade and the constant sounds of the sea. A tall fence forms a natural barrier between the boulevard and the historic Shell. Here you can sit in peace on park benches, engrossed in a book or in conversation with friends. And then listen to some good music in the evening. Concerts in the Shell have become a staple of the summer season on the 44 Islands. Even before the Second World War, the development of the coastal district and building of new cultural and catering establishments were accompanied by reconstruction of the former wooden structure. In 1935, the stage appeared in the form which we can still see today. This modernisation meant that the seaside chamber orchestra employed by the resort authorities can perform regularly on the Shell’s stage. The excellent military orchestra has also become a permanent feature in Świnoujście. This tradition of summer performances by navy musicians continues to this day, in spite of numerous changes.

Yacht port

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Świnoujście is one of the best loved yacht ports among the sailing fraternity. The largest yacht port on the Polish Baltic coast provides spaces for over 300 vessels.

The North Basin 53°54′48″N 14°16′28″E is the westernmost port on the Polish coast. For yachts sailing in the Szczecin Lagoon, this is the final stop before reaching the sea. Crews returning from maritime voyages end their Baltic route in Świnoujście. The yacht port is situated on the island of Uznam not far from the town centre, in the historic surroundings of the Spa Park and 19th century fortifications Its high standards are confirmed by the Blue Flag international quality symbol awarded year after year. The safety of the haven is guaranteed by round-the-clock boatswain service and a functioning visual monitoring system. Each year the port is home to numerous events and regattas, including Family and Tourist Regattas, the Baltic Polonez Cup Race, Match Race and many more. During the season, vessels from all over the world can be seen berthing.

ul. Jachtowa/ Rogozińskiego

More information on: https://www.osir.swinoujscie.pl/obiekty-sportowe/port-jachtowy/opis

Promenade

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For many years, the Promenade has been compared to a stroll along the Spanish or Italian seafront, it is a place to meet and walk which becomes more beautiful by the year.

Its charm lies in its Mediterranean feel, the architecture of its hotels and apartments, stylish fountains and the greenery dividing the pedestrian lane from the cycle lane and the road. There are numerous benches along the promenade where you can sit down and have a rest. Micro-concerts by a variety of artists are often held there. The promenade runs on to ulica Uzdrowiskowa, which leads to Świna Sound and the town’s characteristic viewing point – Stawa Młyny.

Amphitheatre

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The structure located at the intersection of ul. Matejki and Chopina is one of the largest constructions in town. Dormant in winter, it is the venue for outstanding events in summer. And it has been for over half a century!

The first amphitheatre was constructed in the 1930s. Its simple stage and modest auditorium remained unchanged until the late 1960s. The impulse behind the expansion of the Amphitheatre was the FAMA festival, held in Świnoujście since 1966. This Student Festival was growing at such a rate that participants could no longer fit in other facilities. The Amphitheatre became vital. It was at this festival, treading the boards of this very stage, that artists were honoured with awards, or debuted before spending decades in the charts, some still entertaining us today with their live performances. Marek Grechuta, Maryla Rodowicz, Magda Umer and more contemporary artists such as Renata Przemyk, Raz, Dwa, Trzy and Mela Koteluk. On 8 August 2014, an event took place that in a way concluded one chapter in the Amphitheatre’s history and started a new one. On that day, in front of an audience of nearly 2,700, it was renamed in honour of Marek Grechuta. The naming ceremony was conducted by the artist’s wife, Danuta Grechuta, and the town’s mayor – Janusz Żmurkiewicz. It was all rounded off with a concert dedicated to the work of Marek Grechuta. The following year saw the first Świnoujście Grechuta Festival, which proved to be a great artistic success and attracted a huge audience.

Stawa Młyny

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Stawa Młyny, a windmill which is one of the best known symbols of Świnoujście. It is situated at the end of the Western Breakwater. Standing 10m tall, it was built during modernisation of the waterway in 1873-1874. There is a flashing lantern at its summit which serves as a navigational aid.

There is a legend associated with the Stawa Młyny beacon. When Świnoujście became a port town, its inhabitants began to work on ships and sail on long voyages. When they returned home, their faces were worn by their time spent at sea. The wife of one sailor could not come to terms with her Krzysztof ageing so badly. One night, she headed for the shore, where she sat down and cried. An old miller heard this, and told her to come the next day with her husband. The sailor was to take a walk, bathe in the sea and apply a mud pack. A week later, the miller took the sailor inside the windmill and subjected him to the mysterious cure. Krzysztof came out rejuvenated. The news quickly spread and other sailors started to visit the windmill. Eventually, though, the time came for death to take the old miller away. Nobody else knew his secret method of rejuvenation. As if that was not enough, at the moment of the moment of the miller’s death, the windmill mechanism stopped. Although so much time has passed, even today people struggling to stay young-looking come to Świnoujście and follow the advice the miller gave to Krzysztof. Beach/ Western Breakwater

Western Fort

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The Western Fort is an example of 19th century maritime fortifications which is unique on a European scale. Original structural elements of the typical heavy coastal battery and later modifications form an interesting architectural hybrid. During the visit, you can follow the art of fortifications from three eras - late 19th century Prussia, the Second World War and the Cold War

Since 2004, it has been open to visitors as a monument of military architecture. Since 2008 it has functioned as the Museum of the Fort’s History. Many exceptional exhibits have been gathered here, including objects and parts recovered from shipwrecks including the German heavy cruiser Lützow, an original torpedo used by German U-boats during the last war and a collection of German rockets also from World War 2, including the body of a remote-controlled Hs-293 rocket salvaged from the sea, part of the German Wunderwaffe.

More information on: http://www.fortzachodni.pl/

An Underground Town on The Island of Wolin

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During the Cold War, this was the most secret facility in Northern Poland. This was where the generals were to direct an attack by Polish forces against the Scandinavian coast. World War 3, which would have ended in nuclear annihilation for Europe, never happened, but the extensive forest complex has survived in excellent condition atop the tallest dune in the area. You visit the mighty shelters, connected with kilometres of corridors, accompanied with a corporal of the Polish People’s Army.

Bring warm clothing with you, as it can get chilly in the underground tunnels, and make sure you have two hours to spare! After passing through the gate, you will be on the premises of a unit whose secret was closely guarded for years. The coastal artillery battery built in the 1930s for the requirements of the German Kriegsmarine, equipped with 15 cm guns, was rebuilt by the Polish Navy in the late 60s and early 70s. A Reserve Command Post was created here for the Polish Front Command - a fully autonomous underground city. Since spring 2014 it can be visited in the company of a corporal of the Polish People’s Army. This is one of Pomerania’s greatest tourist hits. National Geographic hailed it as one of the Seven Wonders of Polish tourism.

More information on: http://www.podziemne-miasto.pl/

Angel’s Fort

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At the Angel’s Fort you can discover the secrets of Prussian architecture, see an outstanding display of paintings, artistic glassware and amber, as well as trying some good coffee and delicious home baking. One of the rooms is dedicated to the Vikings, and in front of the fort there is a treat for youngsters and others - a treasure trove!

The Angel’s Fort, currently a museum of military architecture. The structure was built during the reign of the Prussian King Frederick Wilhelm IV in 1854-1858, as an artillery and observation point for Świnoujście Fort. The Fort takes its name from its shape, which is a replica of Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome. The Angel’s Fort currently plays a cultural role, familiarising visitors with the history of three eras - the Prussian, German and Soviet.

More information on: https://fortaniola.pl/

Gerhard’s Fort

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Do you want to experience for yourself service in the Prussian army? At Gerhard’s Fort, we go through military training under a corporal’s watchful eye, and discover the secrets of Świnoujście’s fortress. A visit to the fort is also an opportunity to discover the museum’s outstanding collection, consisting of five thousand exhibits. It is a museum of unique historical artefacts!

This is the best preserved Prussian fortress in Europe. The 19th century fort is the last Prussian garrison left in the world. Since 2010 it has housed Świnoujście’s Museum of Coastal Defence. The collections consist of several thousand exhibits, including a weapons store, uniforms, documents, cannons, memorabilia, equipment used by soldiers, and also many other valuable specimens connected with the history of the 1st and 2nd World Wars. Your visit to the fort takes the form of training supervised by a trooper, or individually. We have guidebooks available in four languages - Polish, English, German and Czech. Gerhard’s Fort has received many awards over the years. National Geographic hailed it as one of Poland’s seven tourist wonders.

More information on: http://www.fort-gerharda.pl/

Lighthouse

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This is the tallest lighthouse in Poland, and one of the tallest in Europe. You need to climb 308 steps to reach the summit of Świnoujście’s Queen of Light. Unforgettable romantic views await you at the top. The terrace overlooks a stunning panorama of the Świna, the Baltic, the islands of Świnoujście, broad beaches, towns and neighbouring resorts. This is a favourite spot for lovers!

The lighthouse is also one of the greatest tourist attractions on the Polish coast. It shone for the first time on 1 December 1857. It is nearly 65 metres tall. Its lantern emits light from a height of 68 metres above sea level. There are many unusual exhibits to see in the museum, including a 70kg diving suit with 12 kg oxygen canisters and a powerful 4,200 W bulb. There are several ways to reach the lighthouse. One is by taking advantage of the cruise ships which sail every day during the summer season. Tickets can be bought from ticket offices on the quay on the day of the cruise, as well as on board. The lighthouse can also be reached on foot or by the local bus which departs from Warszów quay.

More information on: http://latarnie.com.pl/

Karsiborskie Paprocie Nature

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The Karsiborskie Paprocie reserve, which covers almost 38 ha, has abundant fern scrub reaching heights of over 2 metres, consisting mainly of the protected royal fern (osmunda regalis) - the reserve is one of the largest terrains of this plant in Poland.

It is from the fertile leaves of the royal fern, reminiscent of flowers, that the Slavic legend of the magic fern flower comes. The royal fern is an endangered species, subject to protection, and this reserve is one of its largest habitats in this country. Its terrain is also home to endangered animal species - the white-tailed eagle, kingfisher, goldeneye and other plants including the broad-leaved helleborine Visitors to the reserve have two educational hiking trails to choose from - one is 4km long, the other is shorter at 2.7 km.

Świna Delta

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The Świna Delta is an area of over 3000ha of marshy waterlogged islands,reed belts and shallow waters. This archipelago of watery, muddy islands criss-crossed with straits and canals is unique in Poland. The original names of individual islands, such as Zajęcze Łęgi, Wydrza Kępa, Koński Smug, Warne Kępy, Trzcinice, Gęsia Kępa, Wielki Krzek and Karsiborska Kępa have historical connotations.

The Świna Delta is one of the most important bird habitats in Poland, recognised by BirdLife International as an Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA). Around 240 bird species have been confirmed to occur within its boundaries, including 160 species which breed here. Around 1% of the breeding population of white-tailed eagles nests here.

As a fragment of the Szczecin Lagoon, the complex of water and marshy floodplains in the Świna Delta constitutes an enormously valuable wintering terrain on a European scale, as well as a place for birds to moult. During migration periods in spring and autumn, many thousands of flocks of water birds gather here on their way along the Oder basin and Baltic coast. The aquatic warbler is the icon of the Delta - an unassuming passerine bird, whose worldwide male population is no more than 20,000 strong. Once ubiquitous on the bogs and meadow wetlands, it has started to disappear due to loss of its habitat. Within the Świna Delta where its westernmost population lives, the aquatic warbler has found one of Poland’s major biotopes.

Its exceptional natural value led to the Świna Delta along with the rest of the mouth of the Oder being recognised by the International Friends of Nature (Naturfreunde Internationale-NFI) as Landscape of the Year 1993-94. Due to its biodiversity and unique natural features, an area of the Świna Delta covering around 1,700ha was incorporated into the Woliński National Park.

Karsiborska Kępa Nature Reserve

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Is there any nature love who would not like to meet a shoveller? Or the bizarre-looking ruff or black stork? Such a grand ornithological discovery can be made in person in Świnoujście by simply picking up some binoculars and donning wellingtons. And this can be a highly uncommon discovery, as the islands of Świnioujście are more than just a rich habitat for many rare species, but also a crossing point on many migration routes. This is why every spring and autumn, from the Świna Delta and Szczecin Lagoon to the Baltic coast flies flock after flock of migrating birds.

How many species can you see during a trek across the islands?

Experts estimate that there could even be several hundred. Birdwatching is possible during ordinary strolls on the beach or along the banks of the Świna, but the best site is undoubtedly the Polish Society for the Protection of Birds reserve on the largest island of the Świna Delta – Karsiborska Kępa. Cattle and horses grazed on this island north of Karsibór for decades, forming waterlogged pastures which are particularly appreciated by wading birds, such as the dunlin which darts about on its thin legs. But the true jewel of Karsiborska Kępa is the aquatic warbler, the rarest of Europe’s migrating songbirds and sadly endangered on a global scale. The guardians of the reserve say that over 140 species of nesting birds can be observed on this terrain, as well as numerous species which migrate in spring and autumn, or spend winter on the island.

The Polish Society for the Protection of Birds breeds stableless Polish ponies in the Karsiborska Kępa reserve. The herd consists of 6 mares, younger horses and a few foals. The ponies actively help to preserve the habitat of the aquatic warbler (acrocephalus paludicola). The ponies chew the young reeds, preventing them from spreading, which gives shorter plant species an opportunity to expand and create conditions conducive to warbler breeding.

Łunowo Marina

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The marina in Łunowo is located by the Wielka Struga, a branch of the Stara Świna (53°53’14.5″N 14°21’38.3″E) at the edge of the Wolin National Park.

It's the perfect place for people who value peace and contact with nature. It has 60 mooring posts for yachts of up to 8m with a displacement up to 2m. There are two piers intended for canoes and other floating leisure equipment. It offers access to electricity and water directly at the piers, use of showers and other sanitary facilities, liquid and solid waste collection and wireless internet access. Within the marina there is an area for barbecues, with facilities for washing dishes and preparing meals. Sailors also have access to an automatic washing machine and clothes dryer. The safety of the haven is guaranteed by round-the-clock boatswain service and a functioning visual monitoring system.

Woliński National Park

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Woliński National Park on the island of Wolin is the first maritime park in Poland. Its area encompasses a section of cliff coast, the Świna’s island delta and a coastal strip of Baltic waters.

It is home to over 230 species of birds, including the white-tailed eagle and the aquatic warbler. In addition, the forests are the habitat of deer, boar, roe, foxes, badgers and raccoons. The Park currently covers 10,937 ha. Forest ecosystems make up 42.5% of its area, water ecosystems 42.8%, and non-forest land ecosystems 14.7%.

More information on: http://www.wolinpn.pl/

Spa Park

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One of the most spectacular spa parks in Europe, it boasts a wealth of flora, trees over 100 years old and unique plant specimens.

Designed by Peter J. Lenné, the royal garden architect from Berlin whose works include the Sanssouci Gardens in Potsdam. During a revitalisation of the historic Spa Park, the paths, squares and alleys of the park were reconstructed and elements of landscape architecture were added.

Part of the park is an outdoor gym, dedicated to people who want to spend their leisure time actively on exercise equipment. There are two sports pitches beside this - one for football and the other multifunctional for playing volleyball, basketball and badminton (the northern part of the park, entry from ul. Chrobrego). The playground on ul. Mieszka I is fitted with wooden equipment and a soft surface.

Chrobrego/ Mieszka I Street

SPA

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The water spring is located in the Rusałka building, not far from the seaside promenade. It is open to everybody, not just patients at the spa. The therapeutic waters have a strong and positive effect on the body.

The waters available in Rusałce are alkaline brines with high mineral contents and valuable therapeutic properties. They originate in Wysowa, situated in the south-western part of the Lower Beskid mountains, right by the border with Slovakia.

More information on: https://uzdrowisko.pl/

Hiking expeditions

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Lovers of strolls and Nordic Walking can find numerous hiking trails in Świnoujście, ranging in length from 4 to 20 kilometres, with a common starting point - the route down onto the beach to the left of Heringsdorf pier.

At that point you have an almost endless expanse of beach before your eyes, which makes it a must-see on each of the routes. There are also trails leading to the forests around the three imperial spas. All the trails are signposted along the way, though, so nobody can get lost.

Coastal District

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The historic buildings of the coastal district, from the late 19th and early 20th century, are being successively renovated, and contain hotels, guest houses and sanatorium facilities. Many of these are examples of the spa style, which features characteristic azure balconies and verandahs and turrets.

This unique style evolved on Uznam around the turn of the last century.. Royal and imperial families found this place to be a holiday paradise. The villas, guest houses, hotels and gardens which appeared then signified the social status of their owners. Examples of this architecture are also to be found in the neighbouring imperial spa resorts on the German side of Uznam.

The building which forms part of the former Spa House also gained a new face, and is now home to shops, cafés and restaurants.

The temporary structures by the entrance to the beach are being replaced by more aesthetic retail and service pavilions. Some of these are influenced by the spa architecture, but there are also examples of modern, formally simple architectural solutions. The courtyards of these premises are intended as garden terraces for restaurants and bars, and there are viewing terraces on the top floors.

Cross-border Promenade

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The most spectacular example of tourist infrastructure is Europe’s longest cross-border seafront promenade (12.5 km), which runs through the green areas of Świnoujście and Ahlbeck, Heringsdorf and Bansin, with views of the sea in many places.

An interesting fact is that the route passes through the border zone which until recently was completely inaccessible and divided Uznam into Polish and German parts.

The border crossing has its own places to relax and enjoy the view, the entire route is illuminated using power from an impressive set of solar batteries standing in the border zone, making it a safe and convenient path pedestrians and cyclists. Recreational cycling is the dominant leisure activity on the island, and this investment has provided it with new sections connecting the Polish and German cycle paths.

Brine Towers

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Built in 2020, these wooden structures, each measuring 4 m high, 1.5 m wide and 10.5 metres long, are filled with bundles of blackthorn branches, onto which flows brine from the nearby Teresa borehole, forming an aerosol as it strikes the individual branches.

The most intensive vapour occurs on sunny and windy days. A microclimate arises around the towers, forming a natural, therapeutic inhalatorium as the salty vapour with a 4.4% mineral concentration rises in the air, full of iodine, bromine, magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron and sodium with a wide range of therapeutic properties.

Standing or sitting in the vicinity helps people suffering from arterial hypertension, respiratory disorders, thyroid conditions, sinusitis, vegetative neurosis and general exhaustion. Exposure to the vapour is also recommended for healthy people. Inhaling the mineral-saturated air strengthens immunity and protects against illness.

Promenade, entrance from ul. Małachowskiego.

Spa Park

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One of the most spectacular spa parks in Europe, it boasts a wealth of flora, trees over 100 years old and unique plant specimens.

Designed by Peter J. Lenné, the royal garden architect from Berlin whose works include the Sanssouci Gardens in Potsdam. During a revitalisation of the historic Spa Park, the paths, squares and alleys of the park were reconstructed and elements of landscape architecture were added.

Part of the park is an outdoor gym, dedicated to people who want to spend their leisure time actively on exercise equipment. There are two sports pitches beside this - one for football and the other multifunctional for playing volleyball, basketball and badminton (the northern part of the park, entry from ul. Chrobrego). The playground on ul. Mieszka I is fitted with wooden equipment and a soft surface.

Chrobrego/ Mieszka I Street

Promenade of Health

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The modern Promenade of Health, separated from the sea by a row of dunes, lures visitors with its individual paths for pedestrians, cyclists and rollerskaters, landscape architecture, open-air gyms, drinking water springs, a fountain, bicycle stands, playgrounds and leisure park.

Everything is complemented with interesting, multi-coloured plants, new rows of trees and flowers. The Promenade of Health is a year-round attraction, and of particular interest is the sensory garden located by it with dozens of plant species, including exotic ones.

Amphitheatre

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The structure located at the intersection of ul. Matejki and Chopina is one of the largest constructions in town. Dormant in winter, it is the venue for outstanding events in summer. And it has been for over half a century!

The first amphitheatre was constructed in the 1930s. Its simple stage and modest auditorium remained unchanged until the late 1960s. The impulse behind the expansion of the Amphitheatre was the FAMA festival, held in Świnoujście since 1966. This Student Festival was growing at such a rate that participants could no longer fit in other facilities. The Amphitheatre became vital. It was at this festival, treading the boards of this very stage, that artists were honoured with awards, or debuted before spending decades in the charts, some still entertaining us today with their live performances. Marek Grechuta, Maryla Rodowicz, Magda Umer and more contemporary artists such as Renata Przemyk, Raz, Dwa, Trzy and Mela Koteluk. On 8 August 2014, an event took place that in a way concluded one chapter in the Amphitheatre’s history and started a new one. On that day, in front of an audience of nearly 2,700, it was renamed in honour of Marek Grechuta. The naming ceremony was conducted by the artist’s wife, Danuta Grechuta, and the town’s mayor – Janusz Żmurkiewicz. It was all rounded off with a concert dedicated to the work of Marek Grechuta. The following year saw the first Świnoujście Grechuta Festival, which proved to be a great artistic success and attracted a huge audience.

Angling

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The archipelago is a real Eldorado for anglers. So many varied fisheries would be impossible to find elsewhere in Poland. This is because salt water and freshwater mix here. The angling conditions are therefore excellent where the Świna meets the Baltic.

The waters around the islands are home to numerous species of fish - both freshwater and marine. When spring turns to summer there is a great chance of catching zander, bream or pike. It’s worth dropping by in December to catch a perch or great roach. In Świnoujście you can also fish for tench, herring, crucian carp, burbot and even flounder or cod. Large numbers of white bream can also be found on the islands.. Professionals can catch as much as 5kg of fish in just an hour!

More information on: https://visit.swinoujscie.pl/aktualnosci/eldorado-dla-wedkarzy/

Beach

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The beach - a place to relax and have fun. Bathing in the sea and building sand castles are only some of the memories children bring back from Świnoujście. The fine, golden sand and low coastline are the perfect place for children to play.

The beach at Świnoujście has enough room for everybody. Świnoujście has a total of 10km (3.7km on the island of Uznam, 6km on Wolin), which is 200m wide at its broadest part, and since 2006 it has held a Blue Flag certificate awarded to resorts which meet high quality and safety standards. A long stretch of protected lido ensures carefree relaxation.

At the central point of the beach there is a modern lifeguard station, which keeps watch over the safety of the beachgoers as they swim or relax. The beach also has numerous places to hire equipment such as sun loungers, baskets, boats and canoes,

A playground on the right shore, inflatable cushions for jumping, slides and areas allocated for team sports such as volleyball, football and badminton are used enthusiastically by entire families.
While strolling along the coast it is worth stopping to look at the shells thrown up by the sea. Shells gathered on the beach have a wealth of colours, patterns, shapes and species, and are ideal for collecting at home. The most commonly encountered types are the Baltic cockle, Baltic clam, soft-shell claim and blue mussel. Common mud-snail shells can be found in some places. In the aftermath of stormy weather, it is worth heading to the beach in search of Baltic gold - amber. Shells and amber will make an excellent souvenir of your seaside holiday.

When the sea breeze blows, it is worth getting yourself a colourful kite - kite flying contests are excellent fun for all the family.
As a port, the town sees various types of seaborne vessels in motion. From the beach you can observe a variety of commercial shipping, passenger ferries bound for Scandinavia, yachts sailing in and out of the port, tugs and pilot boats accompanying larger vessels. Standing on the breakwater you can see them up close, almost within arm’s reach.

Safety

Safety guidelines
Remember! Keep your distance! 2m
Don’t abandon your mask and disinfectant
Don’t abandon your mask and disinfectant
Wear flip-flops when strolling on the beach
Wear flip-flops when strolling on the beach
Apply sun tan lotion by yourself
Apply sun tan lotion by yourself
You don’t need help to queue for souvenirs
You don’t need help to queue for souvenirs - you can manage on your own
Take a shower before going into the sea
Take a shower before going into the sea
Disinfect your hands when getting a fast food
Disinfect your hands when getting a fast food
Keep 2m apart when queueing for waffles
Keep 2m apart when queueing for waffles
It’s no longer uncool to use the legendary windbreaks!
It’s no longer uncool to use the legendary windbreaks!
Maintain distance between yourself and others
Maintain distance between yourself and others - the beach is wide

Contact

Świnoujście Town Hall

Information Center

Plac Słowiański 6/1
72-600 Świnoujście

 

Open to the public:

Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 17.00
e-mail: cit@um.swinoujscie.pl

Telephone

+ 48 91 322 49 99
+ 48 91 327 16 30
+ 48 91 327 16 29
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