Boat trips to Westerplatte

Dramatic cloudy weather accompanied us on our boat trip from Gdansk to the poignant Westerplatte memorial where WW2 broke out in Poland on 1st Sept 1939.

Well worth a trip and a walk around the memorial park. We went on a pirate ship, which all the kids on board really enjoyed, you can also go on a normal boat as well.

On the way to Westerplatte, the boat goes past the giant Gdansk Shipyard, still active today with its massive ships, the place where the Solidarnosc movement started in 1980.

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