Though not born in Frombork, renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus did his most important work while living here until his death in 1543.
The town of Frombork is extremely small so no transport is needed. You can get anywhere on foot.
- 1 Bishops’ Palace, Katedralna 8. Tu-Su: 9:00—16:00. The main building of the Nicholas Copernicus Museum in Frombork. 6 zł normal ticket, 4 zł reduced ticket.
- 2 Belfry, Krasickiego 6. Daily 9:30—17:00. The largest building on the Cathedral Hill. It burned down in 1945 but got rebuilt in 1972-1973. The belfry also houses the Foucault’s pendulum – the only instrument in Poland to observe the rotary motion of the Earth. A viewing platform 70 m above the sea level gives visitors the opportunity to observe the landscapes of Frombork’s surroundings. 8 zł normal ticket, 5 zł reduced ticket.
- Hospital of the Holy Ghost. Tu-Su: 9:30—17:00. 6 zł normal ticket, 4 zł reduced ticket.
- 3 Cathedral. Tu-Sa: 10:00—15:00. Su: 12:10—15:00. Expanded opening hours from the end of April until the end of September. The Gothic cathedral was built between 1329 and 1388. Since that time it has experienced a few minor expansions. 8 zł normal ticket, 5 zł reduced ticket and 4 zł for children.
- Vistula Lagoon
- 1 Biedronka Supermarket, Adama Mickiewicza 3, ☏ . M-Sa: 7:00-21:00. Su: 9:00-20:00. The largest supermarket in town with low prices.
There is a hotel, though perhaps more characterful (and less expensive) are the many guesthouses scattered throughout the town.
- Pomeranian metropol Gdańsk with a beautiful old town and the biggest Gothic brick church worldwide
- sea resort Sopot with the longest European pier
- sea resort and port Gdynia with the biggest Baltic port
- sea resort Puck
- Słowinski National Park with the biggest dunes in Europe
- sea resort Rowy
- sea resort Łeba
- sea resort Jastrzębia Góra
- sea resort Rozewie
- sea resort Władysławowo
On the Hel Peninsula:
On the Vistula Peninsula:
- sea resort Krynica Morska