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PRIVATE: IN DEPTH GDANSK WALKING AND DRIVING TOUR

Private Tour for up to 2 (Not a per person rate.) $477 USD
Private Tour for up to 3 (Not a per person rate.) $511 USD
Private Tour for up to 4 (Not a per person rate.) $580 USD
Private Tour for up to 5 (Not a per person rate.) $614 USD
Private Tour for up to 6 (Not a per person rate.) $684 USD
Private Tour for up to 7 (Not a per person rate.) $718 USD
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PRIVATE: IN DEPTH GDANSK WALKING AND DRIVING TOUR

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Gdansk is a city that will surprise you and leave you inspired. With a unique history, this city is unlike any other in Poland. A rich juxtaposition of medieval heritage and modern European charm will be revealed as you explore this city.

Your exploration of Poland's largest port city begins with a stroll along the streets of Old Town, where your knowledgeable, English-speaking licensed guide will introduce you to the medieval history found here, as well as both German and Slavic influences that remain today. Walk the cobbled streets of Old Gdansk and discover the Golden Gate, Main Town Hall, and Artus Court.

You'll see the outside of the Museum of Amber, a 15th-century building which formerly held a prison and torture chamber. We think you'll agree its new purpose of showcasing amber, the fossilized tree resin for which Poland is famous, is a much lovelier use of the space.

Pass by the former residence of the Polish Monarchs, the Golden House, and Green Gate and stop to see Neptune's Fountain. One look at this beautiful sculpture dating from the 1600s and you'll understand why it is one of the city's most photographed sites. You'll also walk down St. Mary's Street, leading to St. Mary's Basilica, the largest brick church in the world.

After covering the city on foot, your tour continues by vehicle. A stop will be made at the Oliwa Archcathedral, where the collection of Baroque, Rococo, and Renaissance art will captivate you. Equally impressive are the church's world-famous Baroque organs dating back to the 18th century. You will be treated to a 20-minute organ concert, showcasing the magnificence of these awe-inspiring instruments. After the concert, take time to stroll the beautiful grounds, filled with English elements, a botanical garden, a palm house, and a Chinese garden.

Often referred to as the "City of Solidarity," Gdansk was at the forefront of resistance to Soviet communism. Your tour will stop at the "Solidarity Monument," which commemorates the death of 28 shipyard workers who were shot by the Communist regime in December 1970, the European Solidarity Centre and the house of Lech Walesa – the legendary leader of the Solidarity trade union. Today, this monument also symbolizes the power of the Polish people who helped to reform Poland post-Soviet control.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Private, licensed English-speaking guide
  • Three-hour walking tour of Gdansk
  • Two-hour driving tour of Gdansk
  • Gdansk Old Town
  • Neptune's Fountain
  • Museum of Amber (outside stop)
  • Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Solidarity Monument
  • See inside Oliwa Archcathedral--world famous Baroque organs with 20 minute organ concert

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Departures (local time)

  • 8:00 AM (5 hrs)
  • 9:00 AM (5 hrs)
  • 10:00 AM (5 hrs)
  • 11:00 AM (5 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

Taxi and Transfers Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Cruise ship passengers will need to take a taxi to the starting point of the tour. The ride takes about 15 minutes and costs approximately 10EUR. Guests will be dropped off at the cruise pier at the end of the tour. Specific instructions will be included on your voucher
• Hotel guests will need to find their own transportation to the starting point of the tour. Guests will be dropped off at their hotel at the end of the tour. Specific instructions will be included on your voucher.
• Admission fees, food, beverages, and other purchases are not included in the cost of this tour.
• Tickets for the organ concert are not included in the tour and cost approximately 1-2 EUR per person.
• There is quite a bit of walking on cobblestone streets. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Restrictions

• The walking portion of this tour takes place in Gdansk's Old Town with uneven cobblestone streets. This tour is not recommended for those with limited mobility.
• Please note: The organ concert does not take place on Saturdays or holidays.
• If you'd like a different departure time, please contact ShoreTrips.