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Kolobrzeg Basilica

Kołobrzeg is a city in the Zachodniopomorskie voivodeship in northwestern Poland. It is the largest town at the coast in this part of the country.


Kołobrzeg is a small city in the north-west of Poland, on the Baltic sea. The fishing town of 50,000 people is a popular tourist resort for Poles, with long stretches of beaches.

The most notable landmark in Kołobrzeg in the lighthouse at the entrance to the harbour. Despite the town's size, there is a lot to do, with miles of paths along the coast and the surrounding forests, as well as a Modern Art Gallery and the Museum of Polish Arms. The town is also well known as a spa resort.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

By train[edit]

The towns train station is pretty well connected, with direct trains from Szczecin (on the border with Germany; 3 hours), Gdańsk (4 hours), Warsaw (7,5 hours), Poznań (4 to 5 hours) and Kraków (11 hours).

By car[edit]

From Gdańsk or Szczecin by the route E28.

By bus[edit]

By boat[edit]

Get around[edit]


Kołobrzeg city hall
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse

Near Kołobrzeg[edit]

  • Oldest oak in Poland. South of Bagicz, some 4 kilometres (2 miles) from Kołobrzeg, there is an 815-year-old oak (2017). Dated in the year 2000 as the oldest oak in Poland, it was named Bolesław to commemorate the king Boleslaus the Brave.







Go next[edit]

On the mainland:

On the island Wolin:

  • Woliński National Park
  • Seaside resort Międzyzdroje with ferries to Usedom and the 93-meter high cliff of Gosań and Kawcza Góra Mountain closeby
  • Game reserve of Wisents
  • Sea resorts and port Świnoujście and Dziwnów
  • Medieval town of Wolin
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