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Address: Hel Peninsula, Poland
Phone Number: 606282524
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Great vacation place!

Hel peninsula is beautiful and offers a lot of attractions for the whole family. Beautiful small town offers a little bit of everything for all. The beaches are clean and nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
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English first
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Hel peninsula is beautiful and offers a lot of attractions for the whole family. Beautiful small town offers a little bit of everything for all. The beaches are clean and nice, lots of beautiful spots for pictures and fun events for all. Lots of great food options too! One bad thing is the traffic jams. There is only 1 road... More 

Thank kasia e
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We went by a tour boat from Gdynia to Hel and enjoyed the ride and Hel itself. Despite the heavy rain we had fun and walked through little town with many Interesting sites. Visiting fokarium and watching seals being fed was the highlight of our trip. Great place and worth seeing it. You can also rent bikes and ride on... More 

Thank Halifaxrealtor
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A small, cosy holiday resort at the end of Poland. Beautiful beaches. Also a unique occasion for the fans of the WWII, as lots of old ruins from that time still to discover.

1 Thank KathyPiaskowy
Bratislava, Slovakia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Hel is a nice peninsula, however, an access is horrible. If you wish to stay for at least one hour in a traffic jam, Hel is a right place during august. Besides traffic jam, it is difficult to find a parking place - parking lots are full. Train or bike are much better choices.

Thank Olga K
Krakow, Poland
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

beautiful place, nice clean beach and is home to the famous - Seal Sanctuary in Hel (Fokarium w Helu) which is a public aquarium. Entry is 5zl or 1 Euro, the money goes towards preservation and welfare of the resident seals that live here. Very nice to see cute seals in the aquarium. Can see that they are well taken... More 

Thank IndiangirlinPoland
Madrid, España
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

- You can get there by train from Gdansk (via Gdynia) as the cheapest option BUT it is a hard trip that takes 2,5 hours. The best option is to take a ferry boat from GDANSK (or Gdynia or Sopot). A bit more expensive (60zl an adult) but also a bit faster (less than 2 hours) and much more beautiful.... More 

2 Thank Ramon_Mahia
Skierniewice, Poland
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139 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

An amazing area with lots of military history, other than that very little to do in Hel itself but plenty of water activities along the peninsular and great beaches.

Thank Paul J
Laarne, Belgium
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Let's be honest. The name is part of the reason why so many people visit (and it gets even better if you manage to snap an instagram shot with bus 666 driving up and down the peninsula). Other than that, it is a pretty nice place in itself, though not unique for the Baltic coast. Walking will consume most of... More 

Thank Wout V
Surrey, England
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Tucked out of the way is this lovely piece of coast. Lovely restaurants and a good walk along the prom. Really enjoyed my visit.

Thank neveradullmoment50
Wellingborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Hel, alongside Jastarnia, are very beautiful calm tourist destination, with clean, beautiful, white sandy beaches. The summer is very warm and even when it's raining, there is plenty of tourist attractions and other things to do. Hel overall is in a very natural environment, covered by a wide forest and sand dunes. There is a beautiful red lighthouse to see,... More 

1 Thank Dawid K

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