Sopot is a picturesque town on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea. It is
part of the tricity agglomeration of Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot. Renowned for
the longest wooden pier in Europe, Sopot is a premier spa and tourist resort
destination in Europe. Sopot International Song Festival is one of the
largest events in Europe. Enjoy virtual Sopot travel with International
Sopot Tourist Attractions
Beaches are the topmost tourist attractions in Sopot. Sopot Beach, located
on the northern coast of Poland near Gdansk, is known for its milky sands,
nearby shops, restaurants, and other cultural happenings. The Baltic does
not have warm waters, but can be temperate in the late summer/early fall
months. Visit to Sopot Beach can be refreshing experience.
Monte Cassino is the main street in Sopot. Any visit to Sopot is not
complete without going to Monte Cassino. In this fully pedestrianized
thoroughfare, you can find shops, cafes, restaurants and plenty of
opportunities for people watching. Most Cassino leads to the long wooden
Sopot's pier is the longest wooden pier in Europe, with the length of 645m.
Tourists come here to enjoy for an amble and breathing in som refreshing sea
airr. A large open area in Phuket is equipped with fountains, gardens, cafes
and souvenir stalls.
A magnificent 20th-century villa has been transformed into a museum. This
museum digs the history of the town of Sopot through such exhibits as the "Illustrated
Stroll around Ancient Sopot" featuring early guides, folders, maps and
old photographs. Tour to museum can be very exciting for the lovers of
A cemetary and monument remember Russian soldiers who fought and laid down
their lives in World War II. Another one is dedicated to Polish who were
massacred during German occupation. Next to the athletic stadium is the
monument of Polish athletes who participated in the underground army to
fight occupying German forces. One monument is dedicated to Polish sailors
who fought against German navy. One monument commemorates final defeat of
the German forces in war.
This matchless forest location near to Nowowiejskie Lake is considered to
be the most beautiful musical stage in Europe. It is also one of the best
acoustics with enough space for an audience of five thousand. Concerts of
Polish and foreign stars are held here as well as the annual Sopot festival.
Bars & Pubs
Plenty of these can be found on the main street in Sopot called Street of
The heroes of Monte Cassino. Every place is unique with different menu.
People like to take Polish beer (piwo). Common brands of piwo are Zywiec, EB
and Hevelius. Some pubs brew and serve their own beer. Darker beers are
available, but are consumed comparatively less. Polish beer is pretty
strong. It is mostly pure with no chemicals. Imported beers are also
available on demand. Beer apart, most popular drink of Poland is Vodka. Most
people prefer to drink it neat. Polish vodka has distinctive flavor. Some
brands of Polish vodka are specially flavored. Imported drinks are also
widely available in pubs, bars and hotels.
Events & Festivals
Calendar in Sopot is full of artistic and cultural events. Sopot Festival
is celebrated every year on 22nd and 23rd Augusts. The Song Festival is one
of the main attractions of the town. Most popular music event is held in
Forest Opera. The beautiful amphitheatre, located among forested hills,
makes an ideal location for great acoustics. Exhibitions are often held in
the galleries of Sopot. Here people can enjoy paintings, prints, drawings,
paintings, photography and all other art works. The town was once cradle of
Polish jazz and it is trying to restore the former glory of jazz.
Gdansk Airport is just 20km from Sopot. From here, one can board planes for
various destinations in Europe. You can also fly to Warsaw and then take
plane to Gdansk. Train from Warsaw to Sopot takes about 4 hours. You can
also journey in buses. While travelling in trains or buses, remember to get
your tickets punched. The vehicles are frequently checked and unpunched
tickets could cause problems for you. You can also take taxi for Sopot.
Sopot is located between two ports, Gdansk and Gdynia. These ports provide
ferry service to Sweden, Norway, Estonia and Lithuania.