The Pomorskie Voivodeship landscape is varied and interesting. The variety of views is huge, and the most beautiful panoramas can be admired from natural hills and viewing towers. The possible effort in reaching the top will be compensated by the views that relax, inspire and encourage you to plan your next trip. Therefore, we invite you to visit Pomorskie viewpoints, because as you know - you can see more from above!
Rowokół Hill- in the Slowinski National Park in the commune of Smoldzino
Rowokol, the holy mountain of the Slavs, a former place of pagan worship, 115 meters above sea level. The lonely green cone was a natural signpost and observation point for sailors and wanderers. The god of fire was worshiped here in pagan times, during the Christian period there was a chapel of St. Nicolas. Please read more historical information about Rowokol Hill here.
There is a fee to access the tower. The entrance to the observation deck requires climbing stairs to a height of 20.5 m. It is worth climbing to have a wonderful view to the Slowinski National Park.
Camel Hump – the highest point of the Vistula Spit
Only 2 km from Krynica Morska towards Piaski there is an area, where you can leave your car. From here, you can easily reach the highest natural point of the Vistula Spit in just a few minutes. Camel Hump is a dune with a height of 49.5 meters above sea level. In the vicinity of Krynica Morska, the width of the spit is about 500 meters.
The dune is surrounded by a pine forest, a nature path leads to a small viewing platform. From this place we have a perfect view of two mesoregions of the Gdansk Coast: the Vistula Spit and the Elblag Highlands, the waters of the Vistula Lagoon and the Baltic Sea.
Lechicka Slit – a natural viewing point in the forest reserve in Lasy Mirachowskie, commune of Mirachowo.
A forty-minute walk along the red tourist trail from the Mirachowo forester’s lodge leads, the Lechicka Gap viewpoint. You can admire a beautiful view of Lake Kocenko and Potegoskie Lakes and the”Puszcza Mirachowska from there.
In fact, “The Slit” is a post-glacial narrowing in the gutter sequence of lakes. Walking through the Lubygosc nature reserve around the ribbon lake of the same name, it is worth seeing Mirachowskie Caves and the Ptasia Wola bunker. You cannot enter the caves, they look like caverns, but they were created artificially when gravel was extracted from them in the 60s and 70s of the 20th century. The bunker, on the other hand, as you can read on the board next to it, is a reconstruction of the partisan bunker of the WWII Underground Military Organization “Gryf Pomorski”.
Gradowa Hill in Gdansk
Gradowa Hill in Gdansk – is considered among researchers as the place where the oldest Gdansk stronghold was located.
Its highest peak is called the Jerusalem bastion with the height of 46 meters above sea level.
In the year 2000, the Millennium Cross appeared in the city landscape there, it is a very popular vantage point today. From here you can admire the view of the shipyard area, the Tri-City, and the vast flat areas of Gdasnk Lowlands. You can clearly see the Old and Main Town of Gdansk from here with the towers of the main railway station, the Main City Town Hall,the massive silhouette of St. Mary’s Church and other churches, and the city’s urban buildings.
Being here, you can enter the shelters, fire stations and ammunition laboratories free of charge in order to learn about the history of Grodzisko Fort . From the courtyard of the fort you can enter the Hevelianum Centre. Going down towards the bus station, we will see the former Corpus Christi church complex and the Cemetery of Non-existent Cemeteries.