Getting around by bike
Sopot is spread over narrow area and it is the fastest way to reach most places on foot. In the centre a few streets are accessible only to pedestrians and amenities located there can be reached on foot only. Moreover there are many walking trails in the forest above the town and a comfortable promenade (with a cycle lane aside) along the beach.
Riding a bike is popular in Sopot, especially during warmer months. New cycling paths are being built, and on most streets traffic is calm enough to ride without problems.
Insider It is worth noting that in Poland riding a bicycle on pavement is not allowed except for specifically designated areas:
Bikes are offered for rent in a few private agencies along the coastal promenade during summer: in front of The Sofitel Grand Hotel and Zong Hua hotel.
There is no public bike rental system Mevo available in Sopot.
Map of Mevo public bike rental stations in Sopot
Map of cycling paths in Sopot
Outdated Mevo price list:
single rent: 0.10zł per minute
monthly fee: 10 zł, yearly: 100 zł
90-minutes rent is free every day covered by the fee period, and every additional minutes will cost below 0.05 zł. An example price for three hours rent during one day:
180 minutes: 90 minutes x 0zł + 90 minutes x 0.05 zł = 4,50 zł