There's a lovely beach to the north of the town with a scenic lighthouse nestled in the dunes. Don't walk too far to the right since there's still a functioning military outpost on the peninsula. Too cold to swim when we were there, but the sunsets are impressive.
Also, a place of historical interest. Hel was the last place in Poland to surrender to the Germans at the start of WWII.
It is also home to a number of traditional wooden shipping houses and along the main street a number of pubs and restaurants serving up traditional Polish fare. Try the local Helvius beer - recommended.
There's a fishing museum near to the ferry port as well as a seal sanctuary. Only 30p to get in to see the seals a...Read More