HOUSING


 

Holiday Inn★★★★

Grodzka 36, 85-109 Bydgoszcz, Poland

Holiday Inn hotels are a popular brand of the hotel chain : InterContinental Hotels Group. Its hotels accept more guests than any other group hotels. Holiday Inn hotels are fully prepared for the needs of both guests traveling on business as well as those who wish to relax in a pleasant atmosphere and take advantage of the attractions offered by the hotel, such as luxurious restaurants, room service, MiniGym.



 
TRAVEL AND HOST CITY


   
  • CLOSEST AIRPORTS:
  • BZG Bydgoszcz - 11 km to the venue - Holiday Inn Hotel Bydgoszcz. How to get:
    • By bus. The bus stop is located on the right side of the terminal building.
    • By taxi.
  • POZ Poznan 135km from Bydgoszcz. How to get:
    • By bus.
    • By train.
  • GDN Gdansk 160km from Bydgoszcz. How to get:
    • By bus.
    • By train.
  • WAW Warsaw - country hub airport - 300km from Bydgoszcz. How to get:
    • By bus.
    • By train.
 

INFORMATION ABOUT BYDGOSZCZ



 
Bydgoszcz is the capital city of the kujawsko-pomorskie voivodeship. A city with the population of 358 thousand it has three state universities and sixteen other universities and colleges. It was granted municipal rights by king Casmir the Great in 1346 and has since grown to the rank of a dynamically developing economic centre. The city is home to many international companies that deal with electrotechnical industry, telecommunications and banking, such as Nokia, Tyco Electronics, Atos Origin and JP Morgan Chase. It is also worth knowing that the Old Market Square is crossed by the 18 meridian East. However, the place that actually contains a display of this geographical curiosity is Mill Island. A number of museums, the proximity of the Opera and the numerous festivals and concerts that take place in the amphitheatre make this place the cultural centre of the city.
 
   

Old Town

Bydgoszcz Old Town was marked out in 1346, when the city was founded by King Casimir the Great. Its present-day buildings date back mainly to the 20th century. The oldest church in Bydgoszcz, the Cathedral of Saints Martin and Nicholas, is also located here

   

Bydgoszcz Canal

Bydgoszcz Canal was built in 1773-1774 as a part of the international waterway. It connects the Vistula River and the Odra River. The establishment of Bydgoszcz Canal has contributed to the dynamic development of the city.

   

Bydgoszcz Cathedral

Bydgoszcz Cathedral - was constructed in 1466- 1502. The high altar painting is the most interesting attraction for the faithful and tourists.

   

Granaries on the Brda River

Granaries on the Brda River - are the symbol of the city. They belong to one of the most recognized natural city logos. Once timber-framed landmarks in Polandand, nowadays they belong to the Leon Wyczółkowski District Museum.

   

Mill Island

Mill Island - is the notable heart of Bydgoszcz. One of the most enchanting places in Bydgoszcz. Sights: Water, bridges, old mills, red-brick buildings. They all reflect the atmosphere of this Bydgoszcz river island.

   

Museum of Soap and History of Dirt

Museum of Soap and History of Dirt - offers interactive time travel through the history of dirt and soap making, which has ties with Bydgoszcz.

   

Forest Park of Culture and Recreation

Forest Park of Culture and Recreation - Myślęcinek.One of the largest "green" complexes in Poland. It covers an area of nearly 500 ha of forests with hundred year old specimens of trees. Myślęcinek is excellently linked with the centre of Bydgoszcz.

 
PLACES TO SEE


   

Toruń

Toruń is famous for housing of one of the biggest number of Gothic art and architecture in Poland. Toruń was founded in the medieval times. The city is abundant in monuments

   

Tuchola Coniferous Forests

One of the largest forest complexes in Poland. Far away from big city hustle. Here one can go on many kayaking trails on the Brda, Wda and other rivers.

   

Biskupin

Biskupin settlement with amazing wooden structures, dated by prof. Kostrzewski to 700 – 600 BC.

 

Gniew

The construction of the castle in Gniew was started by the Teutonic Knights in 1282 and continued in the XIV century. As the seat of the convent during the Order times, it was the main political centre of the commander.

   

Malbork

Commander of the Teutonic Order Siegfried von Feuchtwangen moved his office to Malbork in 1309. The castle started to be the capital of one of the most powerful states of the Baltic. Malbork was then transformed into a strongly fortified High Castle. It was surrounded by deep moats and several defensive walls. Representative rooms inside: the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Ann’s chapel beneath it. The latter became the burial site for the Grand Masters.

   

Gdańsk

Gdańsk is Poland's principal seaport. The city lies on the southern bay of the Baltic Sea and together with two other cities forms a metropolitan area called the Tricity which approaches 1.4 million citizens. Gdańsk has its origins in the 980s when it was erected by Mieszko I of Poland. Prior to the 18th century it was the most rapidly growing city of Poland.