Szczecin New Cruise Destinations
Poland. The favourable location, history, facilities and attractions of Szczecin and Świnoujście are all good reasons for exploring these new cruise destinations. The cities and their surroundings are recognised as the most attractive area in Poland. In both ports berthing is available in the hearts of the cities.
Szczecin, with over a thousand years of tradition and turbulent history, is a must for visitors to the Baltic. Its most illustrious period was during the reign of the Griffin Dukes, when the city was part of the Hanseatic League Although the former image of the city changed after the Second World War, its unique character was preserved with the captivating charm of historical, secessionist architecture and the beauty of its lustrous vegetation. Special sights include the Castle of Pomeranian Dukes, the churches of the Old Town with the Cathedral of St. James, beautiful parks and the famous view from the Chrobry Embankment with passenger ships berthed alongside
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