Pomeranian Voivodeship, also known as Pomerania Province, is a province (voivodeship) in northern Poland. It is bordered by the provinces of West Pomeranian Voivodeship to the west, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship to the north, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship to the south, and the Baltic Sea to the east. Some popular tourist destinations along the Polish Baltic coast include the city of Gdansk, which is known for its historic Old Town and lively nightlife, as well as the nearby towns of Sopot, known for its long pier and beach, and Gdynia, known for its modern architecture and maritime history.
The province’s capital and largest city is Gdańsk. The province is known for its beaches, lakes, and forests, as well as its historical cities such as Gdańsk, Gdynia, and Sopot. The coastal area also offers many opportunities for hiking, cycling, and exploring the natural beauty of the area, including the Pomeranian Dunes and the Słowiński National Park.
Other popular attractions include the historic Old Towns of Gdańsk and Sopot, the Gdańsk Shipyard, and the Museum of the Second World War. The economy of the region is based on agriculture, tourism, and industry.
Gdansk the capital of the region
Gdansk is a historic city in Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, known for its picturesque Old Town, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant atmosphere. Visitors flock to the Baltic coast in the summer months for beaches, festivals and sightseeing.
Gdansk’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to many historical buildings and monuments, including the Main Town Hall, St. Mary’s Church, and the Artus Court.
Visit the Gdańsk Shipyard a key site in Polish history and the Solidarity movement that freed Poland from communism. Today, it houses the European Solidarity Centre, a museum and cultural institution dedicated to the history of the Solidarity movement and the fall of communism in Poland.
Getting to Pomeranian Voivodeship
Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport (GDN) is the main airport serving the city of Gdańsk, Poland. It is located about 15 km (9 mi) northwest of the city centre. The airport has flights to and from many major European cities, as well as domestic connections, operated by several airlines such as Ryanair, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, SAS and LOT. Search here for your flights to Gdańsk with Skyscanner.
Flixbus has the best options if you’re travelling around Poland by bus. Polish Rail has connections to Gdansk and beyond from most cities in Poland. International trains arrive in Poland from Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria
By car, the region is connected to the German border via the S6 and the south of Poland to the Slovak border by the National Road 1. You can have a rental car at the airport awaiting you for your Poland travel adventures.
Distances to other Polish cities by road
- Warsaw -340 kilometres
- Bialystok -389 kilometres
- Krakow – 598 kilometres
- Poznan – 310 kilometres
- Wroclaw -482 kilometres
- Rzeszow – 687 kilometres