This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Szczecin. To help you make friends with Szczecin before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Szczecin is a Polish city also known for its annual street art festival that takes place in July. It is a celebration of various forms of art -- there are various events and performances in the streets, which also include theater shows. This festival also known in Polish as "Festiwal Artystów Ulicy" is a big event and a lot of artists take part, it's fun to watch and enjoy the events and workshops organized during this festival.
It might be wise to book a place to stay a bit in advance; because of the amount of people in town, it might be tricky to find something at the very last minute, especially if you're looking for a budget friendly accommodation. There are hostels in Szczecin that offer both dorms and private rooms with either en suite or shared bathroom. There is plenty of choice for any need really, and there is more than one hostel. If looking for something a bit different from a Szczecin hostel there also are plenty of other option and hotels to be chosen.
Szczecin is also very nice to be visited during autumn when the leaves start to change colours and turn red, at that time of the year going for a walk in one of the city parks like "Kasprowicza" or "Żeromskiego" is spectacular. There also is a Beech's Forest not far from Szczecin if fan of nature.
Szczecin architecture has a lot of art avenue buildings that are very well preserved and looked after. For street-art lovers there are some interesting murals to be discovered like the famous "Never Ending Story" mural done by the street artists Lump, Chazme, and Sepe -- it's a very unique piece of art not to be missed!
Written by local enthusiast for Szczecin hostelsANGLOITALIAN