Sopot, the town where the Molo Hotel is located, is an attraction in itself. It comprises entertainment, relaxation and culture. Staying in this resort is an emotional experience, whatever time of the year you visit it.
The Molo Hotel is in Sopot: the most prestigious resort in Poland, renowned for its spa properties. Its clean, wide beaches, excellent sailing facilities, the range of cultural attractions and food spots - still developing their offer - attract tourists from the entire world every year. Sopot`s most important attraction is undoubtedly the pier which is the longest one in Europe. Its characteristic, wooden construction reaching 511 meters into the sea is the town`s symbol, well-blended into the whole landscape.
Bohaterów Monte Cassino street is located very near. This is the high street of the town, colloquially referred to as "Monciak" by the Poles: it is the heart of the entertainment zone of the town. Along this street you will find numerous cafes, restaurants and the most fashionable music clubs, including the Krzywy Domek (Crooked House), famous for its fairy tale architecture.
Sopot is also well-known for its Forest Opera, located in beautiful natural surroundings: its stage has hosted the greatest world stars of pop and classical music for many years. At the beginning of the 20th century the famous Wagner`s Shows were organised there, and for the last 30 years it has been the place of Sopot Festival: International Song Contest, the most popular one in Poland.
Music lovers and culture vultures can also go to Ergo Arena, located on the border of Sopot and Gdańsk. It is one of the most modern sports and audience halls in Poland. It has a capacity of fifteen thousand people and is regularly filled with fans of basketball, volleyball or handball, and also fans at concerts of such stars as Lenny Kravitz, Bryan Adams or Michael Buble.
Located at the Gdańsk Bay, the town offers many water sports and leisure attractions to tourists. Since 2011 Sopot can welcome sailors by offering them 103 mooring places at the pier marine. Moreover, only 2km away, in Jelitkowo there is a bustling sailing centre, where all the enthusiasts of catamarans, windsurfing and other water leisure forms may develop their skills and exchange experiences with other fans of these pursuits. Those who wish just to relax can go to wide, sandy beaches. There are 4.5 km of them, abounding both in quiet spots off the beaten track and in vibrant seaside clubs and cafes. Avid cyclists, roller-skaters and joggers can use the seaside passage which has a cycle path and a path for walking.
The town and its surroundings have an irresistible appeal even out of season. The Trójmiasto Landscape Park is a perfect area for mountain biking, Nordic walking or cross-country running. In the upper part of the town there is also a 300 metre T-bar lift for skiers. It is the only place in Poland where you can do skiing or snowboarding and admire the view of the sea at the same time. Sopot is a town combining entertainment, relaxation and culture. It is a place worth visiting.
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