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Gdansk: Stutthof Concentration Camp Regular Tour

1. Gdansk: Stutthof Concentration Camp Regular Tour

Step back in time on this tour of the Stutthof Concentration Camp from Gdansk. Be moved by stories from the camps victims and see sights where past atrocities occurred.  Be picked up from your hotel in a comfortable and climate-controlled minibus. Relax on the drive to the Stutthof Concentration Camp. Meet your guide and begin your tour of the complex.  Visit to the old and new camp quarters, before moving on to see inside of the commander’s villa. Proceed to the gas chambers and crematorium, while hearing about the mass murder that took place here.  Pay your respects at the camp victims’ monument, before learning about the persecution and occupation of Pomerania. Later on, you will see the first Nazi concentration camp outside of German territory. Travel to Sztutowo, where there was a former camp. Take a 2-hour guided tour of the Stutthof Museum before returning to your accommodation in Gdansk.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

2. Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

Malbork Castle is the largest castle in the world built with 12-15 million bricks it is even bigger than Windsor Castle. Malbork Castle is listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site and is visited by over 500,000 tourists each year. It is home to a museum with 40 thousand items including one of Europe’s largest collection of medieval architectural elements, a collection of artistic amber wares – unique all over the world, an impressive set of old weapons and military equipment, or the extensive coin collection, relating to the historic mints in Malbork. Your tour will begin when you are picked up from your hotel by an English speaking driver in a comfortable AC minibus, that will take to Malbork. Accompanied by a guide you will be able to enjoy sightseeing of Malbork Castle including a visit to the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master, which was at one point the residence of the so-called Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and St. Mary’s Church. You will also be able to explore the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions like a collection of weaponry, armor, flags and enormous Amber Museum. While you explore your guide will tell you all the interesting facts and stories of the castle. After your visit you will be taken back to your hotel.

Gdansk: Gdansk, Sopot and Westerplatte Private Guided Tour

3. Gdansk: Gdansk, Sopot and Westerplatte Private Guided Tour

Start with a walking tour in Sopot to admire the city's impressive architecture. See the former Kasino-Hotel, where Hitler stayed during the capitulation of the Polish army. Then go for a peaceful stroll on the famous pier opposite the hotel. Next is a guided tour of Gdansk Old Town. Stop to appreciate magnificent buildings like Arthur’s Court. Discover all the places linked to WWII history, such as Piwna Street where Hitler was greeted years ago. The final stop will be Westerplatte, which was also visited by Hitler. He was surprised that the Polish army managed to defend the city for so long against the Germans. See the huge monument built in memory of the Defenders of the Polish Coast.

Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

4. Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

On this 5-hour tour, a qualified guide will share with you the most interesting stories relating to Malbork Castle. The tour includes sightseeing the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master, at one time the residence of the so-called Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, as well as a visit of St. Mary's Church and of the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions. Malbork Castle, beautifully situated by the River Nogat, is currently considered the biggest gothic fortress in Europe and is an impressive example of medieval defense architecture. In 1997 it was entered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, and it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and significant monuments in Poland.

Kashubian Switzerland Private Tour

5. Kashubian Switzerland Private Tour

Learn about the historical and cultural significance of the Kashubian Switzerland region of Poland on a full-day tour from Gdansk. Admire the lush forests and lakes. You'll also get to see the region's rolling hills that were formed by glaciers. Apart from the breathtaking views, the Kashubia Region boasts strong traditions which are still cultivated today, and a unique language and delicious cuisine. In Żukowo check out the historic, 12th-century Norbertine Nunnery building. In Chmielno, visit the Museum of Kashubian Pottery where pottery utensils are decorated with characteristic Kashubian motifs. There will be more attractions in Szymbark, where you can learn how to sing Kashubian songs. Discover the longest wooden board in the world, see a house that stands "upside down," and visit the Siberia Exiles Home. To round off the trip, visit the observation point on the Wieżyca Hill, which stands at the highest point on the Middle Europe Plateau. See the sun set from the hill before beginning the journey back to Gdansk.

Stutthof Concentration Camp Half-Day Private Tour

6. Stutthof Concentration Camp Half-Day Private Tour

Stutthof concentration camp was the first concentration camp in the territory of Poland and as such, was in operation for the longest period of time. It had been established in order to exterminate Jewish and Polish Intelligence, mainly from the Pomerania and the Free City of Gdansk. Built in 1939 and initially intended for approximately 3,000 people, this camp gradually became the place of torment and slaughter for over 110 thousand prisoners from  26 countries, most of whom were tortured, forced to work, or died in gas chambers. The Stutthof concentration camp is currently open for visitors. Since the exposition is quite drastic, it may be visited only by persons who are aged 13 or over. The trip lasts 5 hours and the tour includes the entrance ticket to the museum as well as a guided visit to the former Stutthof area – the old and new camp quarters, the main commander’s villa, gas chambers, crematorium, and the monument to its victims. Additionally, it is also possible to watch a film about the camp.

Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour

7. Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour

Perfect for those short on time but with a desire to see as much as possible of Poland’s Tri-City area. This full-day private sightseeing tour covers Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, where the decorative architecture has been shaped by a rich history. Discover the center of Gdansk, restored after World War II. Walk along Long Street with its beautiful houses, bars and cafés, a fountain of Neptune, "amber" Mary's Street, the Crane and the Island of Granaries. Then go to Gdansk Oliwa to relax in the most beautiful park in the Tri-City. And don't miss the famous organ concert at Oliwa Cathedral! Continue on to Sopot and wander down the Monciak Street, perhaps the most famous promenade in Poland, lined with art nouveau cafés and shops. Soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere and discover the beachfront attractions of the boardwalk, including the longest wooden pier in Europe and the beautiful waterfront Spa Park. The final destination in your Tri-City tour is Gdynia, where the battleship “Lightning” and frigate “Gift of Pomerania” are reminders of the rich history of the Polish Navy and the country’s shipbuilding traditions.  Rout: Gdańsk: Upland Gate, Torture Chamber, Golden Gate,  Dluga Street, The Long Market, The Main Town Hall, Neptune fountain, Motława River bank, The Crane, St. Mary's Church, Great Armoury, The Solidarity Square and The Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers Oliwa: Oliwa Cathedral (+ organ concert), Oliwa Park,  Sopot: Bohaterów Monte Cassino Street, Therapeutic Park, The Pier Gdynia: The Kościuszko Square, ORP Błyskawica (Battleship), frigate “Dar Pomorza” (muzum ship)

Gdansk: Luxury Old Town Walking Tour For Scandinavians

8. Gdansk: Luxury Old Town Walking Tour For Scandinavians

Learn the facts and legends of the historic city of Gdańsk on a private walking tour of the highlights and main attractions. Marvel at the former gates of the Old Town, including the Upland Gate at the start of the Royal Way. Hear how this route was previously only accessible to the powerful monarchs. During the tour you will have an opportunity to get to know something more than just history of Gdansk. You will hear about the Scandinavian influence on Poland -  of course relations were not always good. For example, despite the turbulent Polish-Swedish history from four hundred years ago, today's relations between the two countries can be boldly regarded as very good. Sweden was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Poland after Poland regained its independence in 1918. At the time when Solidarity was fighting for Poland's freedom, the Swedish authorities and society consistently supported these efforts.  However, we cannot forget about relations with Norway. Contacts between Poland and Norway have over 1,000 years of tradition, dating back to the beginnings of statehood and Christianity in the 10th century. 

Private 3 City Tour - Gdansk, Sopot & Gdynia

9. Private 3 City Tour - Gdansk, Sopot & Gdynia

Begin with a pickup from any location in Gdansk. Start the tour by exploring Gdansk's Old Town. See the medieval Crane, Green Gate, Long Market Square with Neptune's Fountain, the Town Hall, and Red Room. You also have the option to visit Golden Gate, Prison Tower, the Amber Museum, Arsenal, St. Mary's Church, or the lovely Mariacka Lane with its terraces and amber jewellery shops. Then continue by car to Oliwa - to admire an 18th Century organ in the cathedral. After a short concert, drive to the Baltic resort of Sopot. Look at the famous wooden pier, have a break to take a nice stroll, coffee, or lunch there. Continue to the port city of Gdynia, with panoramic views of Kamienna Gora Hill, Kosciuszko Square with its former war ship (Blyskawica), and the Joseph Conrad Monument. Drive back to your chosen place at the end of the tour.

Gdansk: Jewish Heritage Guided Private Walking Tour

10. Gdansk: Jewish Heritage Guided Private Walking Tour

Our guide will greet you at the hotel and invite you for the fully private sightseeing. The history of Jews in Gdansk probably dates back to X century. As an important seaport, Gdansk developed economically, industrially and culturally. In the XV and XVI century Gdansk became the most densely populated and most prosperous city in Poland. The affluent city attracted Jewish merchants. They contributed to the development of trade, industry and crafts. At the end of the XIX century, the Jews erected the largest synagogue in the city. It was a symbol of the unification of Gdansk Jews – and was destroyed by Germans in 1939. During the tour walk through the Old Town and see the places related to the Jewish history of the city. Stop by the place where the Great Synagogue was located, the former Jewish Ghetto area in Granary Island, and the Kindertransports monument. Hear about famous Jewish Theatre in Gdansk and learn what Kindertransports were. In the end see the sole remaining synagogue in the city – the New Synagogue in Wrzeszcz, built in 1926. Going back to your hotel, learn from your guide what else you can discover on your own after this tour.

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4.6 / 5

based on 215 reviews

The driver, Simon, was great! He was there on time as agreed, super friendly and professional! The guide, Thomas, on site was perfect. We were treated to a tour of the camp with an explanation on all points. The guide was open to questions and discussions. He was also very honest in his answers. I recommend this experience!!! Thanks

Exciting visit to Stutthoff. Our guide was knowledgeable and good at English. Can be recommended if you are interested in the Second World War and the history of Poland.

Amazing castle! We had a wonderful tour which was engaging and informative and our Mr Shuttle transfer was smooth and our driver Simon was lovely. Very recommended

A stop-gap dose of history, led by an excellent guide. A suitably long tour and relevant in a concise and informative format. A lot to see. I recommend visiting.

Great tour with a great guide 100% recommend to anyone going to Gdańsk!