Swinoujscie is a seaside community that is found on two islands, Usedom and Wolin, in the Baltic. Several smaller islands are part of the city complex as well. It borders Ahlbeck to the east and the two communities are connected by over 12 miles of beach promenade.
The coastline is the primary attraction that catches the eye with a visit to Swinoujscie. On a sunny day, there is no better place to be than the warm sands of the wide and clean beaches in this community.
If you do get the itch to go exploring, Swinoujscie has a surprising amount of history to offer. Head over to the town hall houses and you’ll find the Museum of Deep Sea Fishing. Exhibits include local marine life, the history of the region, and old navigation and fishing equipment.
The Gothic church in Swinoujscie was constructed in the 15th century and the altar is just as old. The pulpit in the church is from the 17th century. The church of the Holy Mother has impressive stained glass that is worth a look as well.
Three preserved forts from the 19th century are also available to see in this community. Gerhard’s Fort offers an exhibition that presents the history of the forts in Swinoujscie and local artifacts. Angel’s Fort is a replica of Hadrian’s Mausoleum
Swinoujscie is a community that invites you to relax in whatever way best suits you. If you are looking for a wonderful holiday opportunity, you’ve just found it.