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I discovered Tczew accidentally because you can’t travel to the center of Poland, let’s to Warsaw from Tri-Cities ( Gdansk – Sopot - Gdynia), not being in the town. Although from a carriage window on the railway station it seems to be a dull and sleepy place, in fact it can surprise you. By the way now the train station is being rebuilt and refurnished.
Many foreign people go through Tczew to Malbork, which is obviously more famous of it’s the Teutonic castle or many head to Pelpin because of a medieval cathedral church, not knowing that in Tczew you can find both things and more.
Anyway you must be curious of provincial towns in the north of Poland, because if you are looking for elegance a la Paris or frenzy, urban atmosphere of Berlin or New York , you can be disappointed.

Adjacent villages

There are many adjacent places to see around Tczew, which are well connected with Tri-Cities and Tczew itself. The example is Milobadz.

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  • toemayn's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2014 at 3:56 PM

    Hope your birthday is filled with all the fun you can handle!

  • kahnjetta's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2014 at 9:24 AM

    Happy Birthday ! I hope you enjoy your special day.

  • Sienlu's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2014 at 8:18 AM

    Happy birthday, hope you have a great day

  • GentleSpirit's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2013 at 2:45 AM

    Wszystkiego najlepszego z okazji urodzin
    Happy Birthday to you Piotr

    • piosku67's Profile Photo
      Jun 18, 2013 at 3:44 AM

      Serdecznie dziekuje : ) I can see that you can speak Polish.

  • pfsmalo's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2012 at 5:22 AM

    Hi Piotr,
    Many thanks for the nice comments. All you need really is a smile, waggle the camera and then they have a choice. If they say no or hold their hand out, just walk on. Invariably a high percentage say yes and you're on your way. Nevr, never start hiding behind things, be up front with it and it will go a lot better. Good luck.


  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Aug 19, 2012 at 5:05 AM

    Hi Piotr! Thank you for the nice comment on my homepage!

  • piosku67's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2012 at 1:11 PM

    Sorry, but I meant the whole range of islands, I thought they are called in geograhpy terms the Isles or the British Isles, but you are right. I know the Irish, like Polish people from Russia and Germany, struggled much to get indepndence from the Brithish Impire. Anyway, I read that: "The British Isles are a group of islands off the northwest coast of continental Europe that include the islands of Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles."en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britis...

  • CatherineReichardt's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2012 at 1:03 PM

    So I see!
    But perhaps it's best to be a little careful about your definition of what's 'British', as the Irish may take this badly (since the Republic isn't part of of Britain)!
    Semantics aside, both my mother and father are Irish, and I would agree that it's a beautiful (and often overlooked) part of the country, so it was a wise choice on your part and I'm glad you enjoyed it!

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2012 at 9:35 PM

    Piotr, thank you for your great compliments. During my trips I write short reports at sachara.whereareyou.net or ali.waarbenjij.nu. These are great and easy pre-cooked websites to write your reports when you are on route and have internet acces.

  • Muscovite's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2012 at 10:37 PM

    Thanks Piotr!
    The moggy had been with us for 16 years, sadly did not live through the smog of 2010.

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