The magic of Sopot
Sopot is a charming town situated on the Baltic Sea coast between Gdańsk and Gdynia, a natural center of the nearly one-million Tri-City agglomeration. In the south it is bordered by Landscape Park and its northern border is marked by 4,5 km long sandy beaches of the Bay of Gdansk. Thanks to its beautiful scenery, attractive recreational venues, many cultural and entertainment events combined with the fame of the most fashionable town in the country, Sopot is visited by over two million tourists every year. Hotel Rezydent, located in the very heart of the town, makes all the Sopot attractions available just behind the doorstep.
In direct neighborhood:
|Bohaterów Monte Cassino Street (,,Monciak” for short) |
The most famous pedestrian precinct in the country leading down to the Pier, lined with numerous pubs and galleries. In summer it becomes a venue for itinerant street theatres, fashion shows, musicians and artists who exhibit their work. At night it turns into entertainment heart of all the agglomeration.
|The Pier and sandy beaches |
Clean, sandy beaches stretch along the whole 4,5 km of the Sopot coast, with water chutes, water and beach equipment rental facilities, showers, and charming little pubs and cafés. For a number of years Sopot has been considered the best organized and the safest beach resort. Safety on the beach is ensured by lifeguards equipped with state-of-the-art live-saving equipment and speedboats.
|The Forest Opera |
The Forest Opera is an open-air amphitheater with roofing, one of the most beautiful of its type in Europe with excellent sound qualities. The theatre, covering 4 hectares, seats 4,400 and the orchestra pit accommodates 110 musicians. Both classical and popular music concerts are organised at the Opera, such as the Sopot Festival and the Opera Festival – a continuation of the pre-war Wagner Festival which in the early 20th Century made Sopot famous as the ‘Little Bayreuth’.
|Sopot Tennis Club |
Sopot Tennis Club is said to be the most beautiful objects of its kind in the country. There can be played 25 matches simultaneously. Two halls which consist of seven tennis courts, comfortable stands, a functional Club building, that serves also as the seat of the Tennis Inn Hotel, physical therapy facilities, as well as, other professional sport facilities.
|The Hippodrome |
The Hippodrome Sopot extends over an area of 40 hectares, the site of horse races which can be watched from a beautifully restored, 100 year old pavilion, with numerous festivities, events and concerts
|Aquapark Sopot |
Aquapark Sopot is the first establishment in the Pomeranian Province to offer comprehensive leisure and water recreation services. Aquapark Sopot has become the favourite leisure destination of local residents and a great attraction for tourists visiting Gdańsk throughout the year.
|Sopot Sailing Club |
Sopocki Klub Żeglarski Hestia Sopot is one of the biggest windsurfing clubs in Europe. The club was established in 1983 and now counts as many as 300 members, both amateurs and professional sailors. A great start point to enjoy water sports in Sopot.
Points of interest:
|Train station PKP Sopot||200 m|
|Gdansk Airport||19 km|
|Ferry Terminal in Gdynia||19 km|
|Ergo Arena||3,5 km|
|PGE Arena||10 km|
|Gdynia Arena||3 km|
|Amber Expo||10 km|
|Gdansk Old Town||12 km|
|European Solidarity Centre||12 km|
|Embankment in Gdyna||10 km|
|CH Klif||4 km|
|Galeria Bałtycka||10 km|
|CH Riviera||4 km|
|Postołowo Golf Club||50 km, incl 24 km on highways|
|Sierra Golf Club||39 km, incl 8 km on highways|
|Sand Valley Golf & Country Club||100 km, incl 53 km on highways|