Here are three scans of postcards sent to us by friends and family from the seaside resort of Swinoujscie between the mid 1970s and the early 1990s.
Świnoujście (Swinemünde) is a town and seaport with a population of around 41,000 and is located on the Baltic coast in the extreme north-west of Poland. It is part of the province of Western Pomerania (Pommern / Zachodniopomorskie).
Interesting facts related to Swinoujscie:
- Swinoujscie occupies three islands – Usedom, Wolin, and Karsibor.
- Poland’s tallest lighthouse (68 metres tall) can be found here.
- There are passenger ferries connecting Swinoujscie with Hamburg (Germany), Copenhagen (Denmark), and Ystad (Sweden).
Related content on Polish Poland: pre-war images of Swinemünde / Świnoujście.