Visit Gdynia

Gdynia was founded as a fishing village and agricultural center. As Poland grew, gained independence, and the region began to expand, it became an influential seaport as well. It is a hard-working city, a popular stopover for passenger ships, and is often ranked at or near the top of the best places to live in Poland.

The initiative to build-up Gdynia started in the early 20th century and was then restarted in the 1970s. This makes it one of the most modern cities that Poland offers. There are hidden gems that can be found on its streets, however, such as the 13th century St. Michael the Archangel Church and the 17th century manor house that is found on Flowarczna Street.

What Gdynia lacks in historical architecture it makes up for with access to nature. The coastline and its surrounding hills are some of the most beautiful you’ll ever see. Take a leisurely walk along the promenade during sunset to enjoy a strawberry sky as you move from the city center to the beach in Redlowo.

Or make your way up Kamienna Gora to get a full view of the city.

Events are held on a regular basis in Gdynia, including air races, football matches, and professional basketball. An annual film festival is held every November and a contemporary music festival, the Open’er, draws in musicians from around the world.

Gdynia is for the explorer’s heart. It is a modern city, but maintains a historical perspective, and that is why it is such a special place to visit.

Tourist information and Tourist Board

Information about the national tourist board and local tourist information.

National Tourist Information Poland

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Tourist information Gdynia

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Airports and terminals

More information about the closest situated airport, stations, bus and ferry terminals.

"Good To Know" in the city

Below you can find a listing of "Good to know" and things to do and see during your stay in the city

Dentist in Gdynia

Dental clinics in Gdynia  Dental travel is about letting the savings on your dental treatment pay for your holiday in the city. If you choose to come here...

Rent a car, vacation by "own" car

Map of the city

See the map of where the city is situated and find distances and route descriptions.

Currency and exchange rates

PLN - Polish Zloty
EUR
4,2829
GBP
5,0933
DKK
0,5732
SEK
0,4063
NOK
0,4230

Actual weather and forecast

Gdynia
broken clouds
2.9 ° C
3.9 °
1.7 °
86 %
6.2kmh
75 %
søn
5 °
man
6 °
tirs
8 °
ons
10 °
tors
4 °

Local currency in Poland, Zloty

Money in Poland (notes and coins) Poland’s legal tender is called Złoty (PLN). 1 złoty = 100 groszy. Coins in circulation: PLN 1, 2 and 5 and 1, 2,...

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