Gdansk Educational activities

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Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

1. 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 Airport Private Hotel Transfer

2. Gdansk Airport Private Hotel Transfer

Avail of the most professional and experienced transfer service in Gdansk and take the stress out of your transfer from the airport to your hotel in the city center. Provide your flight details, including flight number on booking and benefit from flight tracking to avoid any surprise fees. Once you have landed, you will have a leisurely 60 minutes of complimentary waiting time to collect your luggage and make your way to the arrivals hall. Enjoy a meet and greet from a professional driver who will assist you to the waiting vehicle for a comfortable and convenient journey. A luxury fleet of cars and fully trained staff are available to attend to all your needs.

Gdansk Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

3. Gdansk Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

Explore the culinary culture of Poland while walking tour with sightseeing. Culture of eating has strong roots among Polish people and your professional guide will show you the best dishes from Polish cuisine. You will meet the guide near the first restaurant where the tour starts. In this top Polish restaurant we prepared for you a Polish cuisine in a nutshell with a great menu. You will have a chance to try Polish specials and as well dishes which are served only in Gdansk. During tasting up to 13 different kinds of dishes your guide will tell you about some Polish traditions and customs and what meals are related to which occasion. After delicious feast get a walk around fantastic heart of Gdansk, which are the Old Town and Main Town. Admire Gdansk’s highlights as Neptune’s Fountain, Basilica of St. Mary or Town Hall. While walking through narrow streets you will experience Medieval Times atmosphere. Also you will learn about Polish history, customs and legends. At the end of this tour you will visit also a lovely patisserie which is most recognizable in Poland. You will get a coffee and two fantastic desserts to have sweet memories of this trip.

Gdansk: Individual Sightseeing Tour with Audio Guide

4. Gdansk: Individual Sightseeing Tour with Audio Guide

In additional to beautiful monuments, romantic corners, interesting shops and plenty of restaurants, Gdansk offers countless events and attractions in season. It can be difficult to decide what to see and do, but this audio guided tour does all the work for you. Almost all of the sites on the guide are within a 15-20 minute walk, and to make it even easier, you will receive a map along with the device. Just put on your headphones and get ready to spend 3 hours taking in the city’s top attractions. The recordings are interesting and will be engaging even for youngsters. Your guide may be King Neptune, the great astronomer Jan Heweliusz or even the Emperor Napoleon. This audio guide features 40 recordings on over 20 sites, in 4 languages. There are not any suggested routes in audio guide Gdansk. You decide what you want to see, which stories to listen to and which one to choose first. If you are not keen on longer walks, you may choose only the closest POI's. Together with an audio guide player you get a free map with all POI's marked and shortly described.

Gdansk: Segway Shipyard Tour 1-Hour

5. Gdansk: Segway Shipyard Tour 1-Hour

Explore Gdansk's Shipyard and have fun on a Segway. Get the best recommendations from your local guide. Avoid the need for long and tiring walks. Ride your Segway from location to location. Get the essence of Gdansk's Shipyard. After a brief training session, you will head past the most important buildings and monuments of the city. Get other recommendations from your guide about other places to visit during your stay in Gdansk.

Gdansk: Fun and Traditional Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

6. Gdansk: Fun and Traditional Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

During this beer tasting tour in Gdansk, you will sample the best Polish popular, craft and regional beer. You will get to know Polish beer, including its history and Polish tradition and customs. You will learn how Gdansk has a huge tradition of craft beer. At the beginning of the 16th century, over 400 breweries were operating in Gdansk and the average nobleman drank about 700 liters of beer per year. This fun and cultural evening will offer an insightful introduction to the world of Polish beers. You'll spend time only with your group of your friends or family as it’s a private tour, and your guide will take care of you personally, explaining to you each beer that you will drink. Enjoy this beer experience as you sample beers from major Polish breweries, as well as specialty regional beers from the Pomeranian region, and craft beers from microbreweries located in Gdansk. During your tour, you will also be treated to Polish appetizers at your first venue. Each venue you visit will provide a different experience, including a different atmosphere and selection of beers for you to choose from.

Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

7. Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

Explore the compact Old Town of Gdansk to see a unique blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Mannerist architecture lining some of the most beautiful streets and squares in Europe. Perfect for those with limited time to explore, a professional guide will introduce you to an interesting assortment of monuments, telling fascinating stories along the way. Start at the Golden Gate, once part of the old city’s fortifications. Continue to the Torture Chamber, where executions were carried out until the middle of the 19th century. Next, go to the 16th-century Upland Gate, the main entry point of the Old Town, where the king of Poland would arrive in the city from Warsaw. Continue along the Royal Way to Long Market and the Town Hall. The focal point of Long Market is the Neptune Fountain of the sea god. Walk down to the banks of the Motława River before visiting The Crane, revealing the city’s golden age of trade. Pass St. Mary's Church, thought to be the largest brick church in the world, to end at the imposing Great Armoury, one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture in the city.

Gdansk: 3-Hour Guided Segway Sightseeing Tour

8. Gdansk: 3-Hour Guided Segway Sightseeing Tour

Explore the city of Gdansk and learn about its unique historic legacy while spending an unforgettable evening on a Segway. Visit a selection of the city’s most iconic sights and landmarks as you follow an experienced local guide around the city on a fun and informative tour. During the 3-hour tour, familiarize yourself with the highlights of the city and listen to fascinating commentary about its rich history. You can also customize this tour to your own tastes and spend more time at the locations that interest you most. There’s also time to stop by local restaurants for some authentic Polish food, or head off the beaten track to see sights that aren’t included in the tourist books.

Stutthof Concentration Camp Half-Day Private Tour

9. 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.

Warsaw: Castle of the Teutonic Oder in Malbork Full Day Tour

10. Warsaw: Castle of the Teutonic Oder in Malbork Full Day Tour

Discover one of Poland's most intriguing and history-rich landmarks, the Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork. Start the day with and early departure from Warsaw and travel to the castle with your local guide. When you arrive, visit the High Castle which holds the convent, the convent’s reflection, the Convention Chamber and much more. Then wander through to the Middle Castle which houses the Great Refectory, basements, and the kitchen, then move onto the Palace of the Grand Masters to find the Summer Refectory and the Low Hall. As you explore the complex, learn about the hundreds of years worth of history contained within the castle walls. Marvel at the castle’s rich and unique collection of sculptures and archaeological exhibitions, that includes amber, ceramics, furniture, military items, textiles, stained-glass, and engravings, as well as an impressive military exhibit with an array of armor and weaponry.

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What people are saying about Gdansk

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 88 reviews

The malbork castle tour was amazing. Our guide Alicia knew all of the history and answered all of our questions. It is a huge area to cover but we completed on time. I would recommend

The best way to spend money and time to learn about Gdansk and not get bored. Funny and interesting, chill - you walk on you own, no rush, fantastic. Definately recommend.

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

Wspaniały spacer po najpiękniejszym mieście w Polsce! Ciekawe i zabawne historie, dużo dowiedzieliśmy się o Gdańsku.

The Malbourk castle is a most for everyone on this área.