Frombork, Poland
Frombork is a town in northern Poland, on the Vistula Lagoon, in Braniewo County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship. The town was first mentioned in the 13th century. In the early 16th century it was the residence of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus who used it as a site for several of his observations.

Frombork is known as “The Jewel of Warmia” because of its many historical sites. The Museum of Copernicus in Frombork holds exhibitions related to the astronomer, as well as to astronomy in general, and includes a planetarium. One of the biggest attractions is also the annual International Festival of Organ Music, held every summer.

Things to See & Do

* Nicolaus Copernicus Museum
* Vistula Lagoon
* Frombork Cathedral
* Festival of Organ Music - Summertime
* Palace of the Bishops of Warmia

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Zloty (PLN)
Language – Polish
Land Area – 7.59 km²
Population – 2,600 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 48

Travel Links – Frombork is accessible by plane from the international Lech Walesa airport at Gdansk. It is also accessible by rail and bus.