The most popular
seaside city in Poland
For years, Świnoujście has remained a Baltic hit with a beautiful beach distinguished by the Blue Flag and the exceptionally warm waters of the Baltic Sea surrounding it. At its widest point, it is even 130 meters, so it is the most extensive on the entire Polish coast. In the westernmost town on the Baltic Sea, the summer day is one hour longer than in southern Poland.
Tourist attractions nearby
Świnoujście - Warszów beach
Ku Morzu Street, 72-602 Świnoujście
The widest natural beach in Poland attracts real crowds of tourists every year. The shallow swimming pool is relatively safe, and the lifeguards employed during the season additionally ensure safety. Entertainment is also offered here, such as: water slides, trampolines, motorboat rides with a pontoon or water scooter.
The beach can be up to two hundred meters wide in places, while its length is about ten kilometers. Every year it is widened due to the withdrawal of the sea, which additionally makes the descent into the water gentle and quite shallow. There are three breakwaters on the beach, and at the end of one of them – the west one, there is Stawa Młyny, i.e. a windmill-shaped navigation sign, the symbol of Świnoujście. The distance to the beach from the Apartment Building Baltica is 3.5 km.
Stefana Żeromskiego Street, Świnoujście 72-600
The promenade in Świnoujście, and the Uzdrowiskowa street, which is a kind of its extension, is a great place for relaxation for locals, tourists and patients alike. There are often mini-concerts by various artists: folk bands, musicians, etc. There is a swimming pool, a concert shell, wonderful fountains and a chain of shops that offer many souvenirs from this beautiful seaside resort. Going eastwards, we reach the end of the promenade and enter Uzdrowiskowa Street. Going straight – we will reach the Świna River, where we can observe ferries sailing to Germany or Scandinavia. Then we come to a characteristic point that is associated with Świnoujście, namely the “Stawa Młyny”.
Ku Morzu 5 Street, 72-602 Świnoujście
Gerhard’s Fort – also known as the Eastern Fort, is one of the forts of the Świnoujście Fortress. It is one of the best-preserved 19th-century Prussian coastal forts in Europe and since 2010 it has been the seat of the Coastal Defense Museum in Świnoujście – the largest private facility of this type in Poland, collecting over 2,000 items related to the development of the Świnoujście Fortress over the last 300 years.
Underground City of Wolin
Wolińska 10 Street, 72-602 Świnoujście
There is a military facility on the Wolin Island in Świnoujście, the secret of which has been closely guarded for years. It is a network of underground corridors almost 1 kilometer long, several dozen rooms and several large shelters hidden under the seaside dunes. On December 31, 2013, the entire complex was placed under the wings of the Coastal Defense Museum in Świnoujście. The interiors of the entire complex are open to the public.
The Świnoujście Lighthouse
Ku Morzu 5a Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
The lighthouse in Świnoujście is the highest navigational sign on the Baltic coast. It was built in 1854 on the right bank of the Świna river in the industrial part of Świnoujście – Warszów district. Until the 20th century, it was an octagonal tower, almost 65 meters high, made of yellow brick. The general renovation left behind a tower with a circular section, set on an octagonal base with a sloping roof. World War II, and during it the Allied air raids, caused serious damage that was repaired in succession. A general renovation at the turn of 1999 and 2000 led to its present appearance and opening its doors to tourists.
The Stawa Młyny
Uzdrowiskowa Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
A recognizable sign of Świnoujście, which is also an element of the official logotype of the city, is Stawy Młyny situated at the end of the Western Breakwater in Świnoujście. A pond is nothing more than a navigation sign placed (on land or at sea) permanently – without the use of an anchor. It usually has the ability to emit light, radio or sound signals, and additionally has a characteristic, easily recognizable shape. This Świnoujście pond has the shape of a windmill or a windmill – hence the name Stawa Młyny.
Jachtowa 158 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Angel’s Fort – museum of military architecture. Built in the years 1854-1858, during the reign of the Prussian king, Frederyk Wilhelm IV, as an artillery and observation point of the Świnoujście Fortress (it consisted of 4 forts). In the three-story building, the ground floor was manned by infantry with small arms and the floors were used for light field artillery. Cannons and ammunition were transported upwards by ropes through oval holes in the ceilings.
Museum of Sea Fishing
Plac Rybaka 1 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Sea Fisheries Museum – presents collections on the history of the city and the history of fishing. You can also see an exhibition devoted to the flora of the Baltic Sea, as well as find out what tools fishermen used to use to catch fish. The museum is located in the former town hall.
BLUSZCZ Rope Park
Jana Matejki 22 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
A forest rope park open in the season for people of all ages, equipped with a zip-line. This method involves crossing sections of terrain without sufficient relief, in particular chasms, ravines and cave wells by harnessing the climber to a taut rope.
Reserve of the Polish Society for the Protection of Birds
Karsiborska Kępa Island, 72-600 Świnoujście
Karsibór is a paradise for nature lovers. There is an extraordinary reserve of the Polish Society for the Protection of Birds, where you can meet the endangered Aquatic Warbler – extremely rare European migratory songbirds, as well as the red kite, marsh harrier, corncrake, dandelion and white-tailed eagle.
Karsiborskie Paprocie nature reserve
The reserve was established to preserve the condition of the royal fern. It is the largest concentration of this nearly 2-meter-tall plant in the whole country. It is a species under strong protection. Apart from this kind of fern, there is another significant one – the common eagle. Its leaves reach even 4 m here, which is a phenomenon on a regional or even national scale, because this species is found practically everywhere, but never reaches such a huge size. However, it should be remembered that it is a highly poisonous plant and you should be very careful when handling it.
Nature education square
1 Maja Street, Karsibór Island
While on the island of Karsibór, it is worth visiting the natural education square located at 1. Maja Street (at the branch of the Municipal Cultural Center). The square is open to the public and consists of three zones: education, fitness and relaxation. The nature education zone has been equipped with games and information boards showing the richness of flora and fauna of the island of Karsibór and its history.
Świnoujście lookout tower
Paderewskiego 7 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
The observation tower is located between the city center and the seaside district. The tower was built in 1904, it was part of the Lutheran church, destroyed during the Second World War. Since 2005, it serves as a lookout tower, which attracts many tourists who want to admire the city from above. From the tower there is a beautiful view of the city, you can also see Międzyzdroje and German resorts.
City water tower
Rogozińskiego 4 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
The tower was built in 1898. It is built of red brick, red granite and red sand stone. At the end of the war, the building was slightly damaged. Due to its height, the tower was used after WWII by the Soviet army as an observation point.
To the Lighthouse, Fort Gerhard and the Central Breakwater
The length of the route is approx. 16 km. The route begins and ends at the Bielik ferry crossing on the Wolin Island. It includes the Świnoujście Warszów district, a drive next to the LNG Terminal, a visit to Fort Gerhard, the entrance to the Lighthouse and the Central Breakwater. The entire route runs along paved paths and local asphalt roads.
“Świdny forest” bicycle route
Świdny Forest is situated on the most southwestern part of the island of Usedom. Although it is directly adjacent to the Świnoujście housing estates, and thousands of tourists pass through its center every day (along the exit road to the Karsibór ferry crossing), you can find here places as wild as the most inaccessible forests of the Wolin National Park. The bicycle route crosses the entire Świdny Las to reach the extremely picturesquely situated breakwater of the Piastowski Canal. Unfortunately, due to the very sandy access to the breakwater, the last kilometers of the route are suitable only for the most persistent cyclists.
To Ognica and back
The route is a slight modification of the “Świdny Las” bicycle route, and allows you to see the more “rural” part of Świnoujście. If we are in Świnoujście for the first time, we will definitely like the opportunity to see and use both ferry crossings. The route can be additionally extended with the route around the island of Karsibór. In addition, in the final part, we have the opportunity to see the more industrial part of Świnoujście, shipyards and the ferry terminal.
SPORT AND RECREATION
- SGym and Fitness Champions Academy
Wojska Polskiego 1/19 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Świnoujscie Gold 44 Gym
Jana Matejki 42 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Tawerna Białe Żagle
Norberta Barlickiego 4c Street, 72-602 Świnoujście
- „Kurna Chata” Restaurant
Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego 20 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- „Prochownia” Restaurant
Jachtowa 4 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- „Neptun” Restaurant
Generała Józefa Bema 1 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- „Albakora” Restaurant
Konstytucji 3 Maja 6 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Jarosława Dąbrowskiego 5 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Promenada Gallery
Stefana Żeromskiego 79 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Shopping Center Passage
Armii Krajowej 12 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Uznam Shopping Center
Grunwaldzka 21 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Artistic Handicraft Fair
Plac Wolności 6 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Beautiful Hair Salon
Konstytucji 3 Maja 5 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Phone: 509 066 642
- EVOLUTION HAIR Hairdressing Salon
Plac Słowiański 6/6 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Phone: 91 888 77 55
- Male hairdresser; male barber
Generała Józefa Bema 5 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Phone: 509 664 609
- NATALI Wioletta Zakrzewska Beauty Salon
Wybrzeże Władysława IV 26 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Phone: 600 655 006
- DR-Cosmetic Cosmetic Salon
Konstytucji 3 Maja 54 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
- Just Beauty Świnoujście – Beauty Salon, Nail and Eyelash Styling, Titanium, Spray Tanning, Pedicure, Facial Treatments, Body Hair Removal
Hugo Kołłątaja 11/12A Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Phone: 500 777 484
- “Radio Taxi” Stowarzyszenie Taksówkarzy
Telefon: 91 321 22 22
- INSEL TAXI Świnoujście
Telefon: 508 503 435
- Odra Taxi
Phone: 91 321 23 23
- PTU MyTaxi Świnoujście
Konstytucji 3 Maja 5 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście
Phone: 501 379 988
- Auto Taxi
Phone: 91 321 66 66
TOURIST INFORMATION POINT
- Tourist Information
Plac Słowiański 6/1 Street, 72-600 Świnoujście