Gdansk City of Amber and Cradle of Solidarity
Saint Mary's Cathedral
Fountain of Neptune
The Crane of Gdansk
Main Town Hall
Gdansk, a seaside charming city, is worth visiting. Destroyed in the Second World War, splendidly rebuilt in the aftermath as one of Europe’s most beautiful port cities. Gdansk, together with Sopot and Gdynia, offers a wonderful combination of history and heritage preserved in historic monuments and buildings and holiday resort atmosphere with sandy beaches. This over 1000-year-old city has something for all tastes and it is a perfect place for both a short holiday break and for a longer stay.
Arrival in Gdansk and transfer to your hotel for check-in
Time at leisure
Optional: cruise excursion by beautiful galleon-styled ships “Black Pearl” or “Galleon Lion” from Gdansk to Westerplatte, it is where World War II began Onboard guide will introduce you to the history and monuments of Gdansk, its Shipyard and Westerplatte itself. Cruise takes approx. 90 minutes
Breakfast at the hotel
Meeting with a local guide for a full day tour of Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot. The tour includes: Royal Route following Dluga and Dlugi Targ Strets, Gothic Town Hall, magnificent Artus Court, Neptune Fountain – symbol of Gdansk and the largest brick church in Europe – St. Mary’s Church. The must see points are also Amber Museum and European Solidarity Center
Next the tour continues to Oliwa Cathedral, famous for its 18th century organ concerts, harbor in Gdynia where two famous ships Dar Pomorza and battleship Blyskawica are anchored. The last stop is Sopot with the longest pier in Europe.
Return to Gdansk and rest of the day at leisure.
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning: transfer to Malbork (ca. 60 km, app. 1-hour drive) for a guided tour of the Malbork Castle – the largest Medieval castle in Europe, registered as World Heritage at the UNESCO List; there is a choice of exhibitions including an extensive collection of amber exhibits
Afternoon: return to Gdansk and time at leisure to explore Gdansk on your own – there is a choice of museums, many galleries and other attractions; the city is also a perfect place for shopping
Breakfast at the hotel and departure transfer to your next destination