Jurata

From Wikivoyage
Jump to: navigation, search

Jurata is village and a resort on Baltic Sea in Pomorskie Voivodship in Poland.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • The international Lech Walesa airport at Gdansk [1] or the international Szczecin-Goleniow airport [2].

By car[edit]

  • From Gdansk or Szczecin by the route E28 to Reda and than just north to Wladyslawowo by the 216. From Wladyslawowo east along the Hel Peninsula.

By train[edit]

By bus[edit]

Get around[edit]

The resort is quite small and has a very specific pine forest character. You can easily walk across the whole village on foot or rent a bicycle. Prior to 1928 it was a fishing village. Jurata is also the name of a Slavic pagan godess of the Baltic Sea. The village was named after her.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

As a primarily beach village, visitors will spend most of their time sun-bathing and swimming. While the water is of excellent quality, it is cold at times, and visitors should watch for small jellyfish. Jurata also has excellent wind-surfing opportunities - renting, lessons, etc.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Jurata is known for its amazing seafood - all varieties, in all forms. Visitors can also sample traditional Polish crepes and cabbage rolls, while more Western food is available as well.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Primarily nice, clean, and quaint small villas and apartment-style rooms, though Western resorts are gradually being built.

Go next[edit]

Gdansk Bay:

  • Pommeranian metropol Gdansk with a beautiful old town and the biggest gothic brick church worldwide
  • sea resort Sopot with the longest European mole
  • sea resort and port Gdynia with the biggest Baltic port
  • sea resort Puck

Vistuala Bay:

  • medieval town of Elblag
  • sea resort and medieval town of Frombork with the grave of Nicolaus Copernicus
  • sea resort Kadyny with one of the best European studs

Kashubian Coast:

On the Hel Peninsula:

On the Vistuale Peninsula:

54.6667; 18.7167Map mag.png
This is a usable article. It has information for getting in as well as some complete entries for restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please plunge forward and help it grow!