In the north-western part of Poland, where the Odra river lazily continues its journey into the Baltic Sea and where you can find the alluring open spaces of Lake Dabie, lies a charming city, fuli of greenery. Here, the past intertwines with the present. That city is Szczecin - once a proud seat of the House of Griffins, a dynasty of Pomeranian dukes, and today -a metropolis, teeming with life, offering a whole archipelago of tourist attractions to its visitors.
Szczecin is fuli of surprises, magical places, it offers unique experiences. Just open your eyes and listen to its heartbeat... Stand in the shadow of its City Hali, sit down for a minute in the Castle courtyard, look up into the sky at the base of the Szczecin Cathedral, with its tower spire reaching high into the clouds. Watch the panoramic view of the city from the 22nd floor of a modern office block, and then visit the underground tunnels. Take a walk the forest line, swim across the lakę... Visit Szczecin - discover a city that will leave you with a thousand fond memories.
In order to learn something about the city's long and rich history, it's best to take a walk along the City Tourist Trail. This seven-kilometer-long walk will lead you through the most interesting corners of Szczecin and allow you to visit 42 sites that bear testimony to the city's colorful history. The trail itself is easy to follow - marked by a noticeable red line on the sidewalk - you simply can't miss it! So go on, take a walk along the Chrobry Ramparts, visit the Pomeranian Dukes' Castle, see the Szczecin Cathedral with a viewing deck located on the tower spire, discover birthplace of Tsarina Catherine. You may begin and finish this sightseeing tour wherever you like, but in order to learn about the fascinating history and fully appreciate the cultural diversity of the streets and buildings in Szczecin, it's really worth seeing all that the City Tourist Trail offers.