“The Trójmiasto – three cities with three distinct characters”
About Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot
You could drive from Gdynia center, through Sopot and arrive in Gdansk center in less than an hour. So you can understand how integrated this agglomeration is. About Gdansk, it is the champion, an old city with a history that stretches back to the 13th century. There are magnificent old building and architecture wonders on every corner. It’s picturesque, beautiful and is the cultural epicentre of the area.
Sopot is known nationwide as a Spa city and the main rival to Krakow for the party capital of Poland. The city has something like 40’000 residents, but on a Friday night it is heaving with people from all over Poland. They descending on the Miami type strip, which is lined with swanky bars, restaurants and exclusive clubs. The main street, – Bohaterów Monte Cassino ends at the beach and the beginning of the longest wooden pier in Europe (Molo).
Gdynia is the youngest of the three cities and so the most modern. Up until the 1920s Gdynia was little more than a mere fishing village. Later it was built up as a port and then city grew rapidly from then on. Gdynia is renowned for being the modern hub for shoppers in the three cities. And in Riveria, it houses one of the biggest shopping complexes in Poland.
Why we recommend Trójmiasto
The Region of Trójmiasto has close ties to Jamboree. It was after all our first destination, is our main city and acts as the tester for all our new activities. The region has it all, you have culture in Gdańsk, Shops in Gdynia and all night parties in Sopot. Add just to that the vast amount of activities being organised in close proximity around the city. If you’re visiting Poland for the first time with friends that have multiple interests, in Trójmiasto there is a something for everyone.