Sopot is over 150 years old and is a well known, beautiful seaside health resort and spa. Its natural landscape and white sand beaches appeal to Sopot’s many guests from all over the world. There are many original XIX century buildings preserved in the city, some of them built at the initiative of Jean-Georges Haffner, Napoleon’s personal physician. Sopot hosts international sailing races, tennis competitions, and horse races. The annual international song festival is held in the open-air Opera Leśna. In Sopot is the longest in the Europe wooden pier (512 m) and the Monte Cassino Promenade. The promenade is full of pubs and discos filled with people who love to have fun and night life. Sopot has great places for leisure and recreation: cinemas, theaters, an opera house, tennis courts, an art gallery and a race track.
Equally attractive is Sopot’s geographical position. It is only 10 miles from Gdańsk, the city which, as the birth-place of Solidarity, has carved itself a special place in the recent history of Poland. Numerous Gothic, Renaissance and baroque monuments, shipyards and port, theaters, museums and art galleries make the millennial Gdansk one of the most attractive Polish cities to visit. Sopot, surrounded by picturesque countryside and situated close to Gdansk, is thus an exciting and memorable place for the adventure of learning Polish.
Gdańsk, Sopot and Gdynia are three beautiful cities in the north of Poland called TriCity, located on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Gdańsk is one of Poland’s oldest cities and an important port of the Baltic Sea coast. With its 1000 years old history and magnificent architecture, the city is often called the pearl of the northern Europe. Tourists are enchanted by the charming old streets, former guild-halls, building which once housed the city patricians’ fraternities, old municipal buildings such as the Town Hall (14th-16th c.) or the Artus Court (15th c.) which used to be a place of public meetings and rich burghers’ social gatherings, call to remembrance Gdańsk’s centuries of splendor. There are also many Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, a beautiful cathedral, and precious museum collections to be seen in Gdańsk. Gdańsk from 1980 became a symbol of Poland’s independence.
Gdynia is a modern city, which you might want to visit if you like shopping. The numerous maritime boulevards and promenades, art galleries and shopping centers with their cafeterias provide You all kind of attractions.
Welcome to Sopot! Welcome to TriCity!