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From Gdansk: 6-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

1. From Gdansk: 6-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

Explore Malbork Castle, the medieval capital of the Teutonic Order Knights in Eastern Europe on a 6-hour tour from Gdansk. You will have a guided visit to the biggest red brick gothic castle in the world, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of the crusaders, in the form of an Ordensburg fortress. This is not only a chance to admire beautiful architecture but also to familiarize yourself with life in former times, see old technical devices, and view the Collection of Past Arms. The castle's cellars also host the "History of Amber" exhibition, presenting a collection of Baltic Sea amber and amber jewelry. At the end of the tour, you will transfer back to Gdansk.

From Gdansk/Sopot/Gdynia: Private 6-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

2. From Gdansk/Sopot/Gdynia: Private 6-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

Visit Malbork Castle, one of the largest and best-preserved Gothic strongholds in the world, on a 6-hour excursion from Gdansk. The castle dates from the end of the 13th century, and was a seat of the Teutonic Knights Order. The giant fortress required nearly 5 million bricks to build, and was constructed in 3 sections. It is one of a very few strongholds in the world that were never captured in battle. Spend 3 hours touring the Grand Masters Palace and the Great Refectory, and see the many chambers and towers, and also medieval armor and weapons. Hear tales about brave knights and the battles fought between Poland and the Teutonic Order.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

3. Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

Be collected from your accommodation in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and begin your exciting and interesting journey exploring this region. Arrive at the largest brick castle in the world, Malbork Castle. This is one of the most valuable Polish monuments and a unique fortified complex from the Middle Ages. Monumentally and majestically situated on the river Nogat, the castle makes a stunning impression. Take an audio guide tour around the castle then ask any questions you have to your tour guide.  Continue your journey and explore the secrets of the Żuławy Wiślane. Discover the Mennonite paths and the old arcade houses. Stop for lunch at a traditional wooden house here to refuel before beginning your return journey. On way back to your accommodation, visit the Westerplatte, the locale in which the first battle in the European theater of World War II was fought.

Malbork Castle 5-Hour Private Tour

4. Malbork Castle 5-Hour Private Tour

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. A symbol of power and tradition, it is the largest Gothic brick castle in Europe. Visit this masterpiece of defense and residential architecture and explore the interior, including its interesting exhibitions. The 5-hour tour includes private transportation from your hotel in Gdansk or Sopot, with free time to explore the castle in Malbork and the surrounding area and return transportation. The driver is English-speaking and will help with buying tickets at the castle and organizing a castle guide.

From Warsaw: Full-Day Malbork Castle Tour by Private Car

5. From Warsaw: Full-Day Malbork Castle Tour by Private Car

Learn the medieval heritage of the Teutonic Castle in Malbork on a full-day excursion from Warsaw. Spend the day exploring what is considered the world's largest gothic castle complex as well as the churches and architecture in Malbork. Travel from Warsaw to Malbork in a private vehicle, suitable for up to 6 passengers. Upon arrival, join a group of visitors for a 3-hour tour with an English-speaking guide. After touring the castle, admire the mix of medieval and communist-era architecture in Malbork. Discover its churches and monuments and even choose to take a short boat cruise down the Nogat River (not included in the tour, please inform the local partner in advance) to take in the fortress from the water. Photograph the gothic-style St. Mary's Gate and the medieval sculpture of St. Elzbieta Turynska in the Old Town.  After sightseeing and lunch, return to the car for your return transfer to Warsaw. Travel in comfort with WiFi and bottled water included onboard. Upon arrival in Warsaw, you will be taken to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Malbork Castle

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 17 reviews

Five star tour with Sebastian. Thank you for sharing much information about your beautiful city, Sebastian is very knowledgeable about his city’s history. He made the tour more interesting with sampling some local snacks, visiting a local smoked fish store and introducing the world of polish soups. The walk in the castle was great. Don’t miss this tour with Sebastian.

Very good execution

Everything went well - pickup + driving informative. Guide on site very knowledgeable and super nice. Were there as a group. The Marienburg was extremely impressive - I think you can imagine.

Very enjoyable and knowledgeable tour guide visiting Malborg and Westerplatte. Enjoyable ambience for very tasty lunch (pierogi miesne ruskie and excellent bub,groszk i koperek) .Thank you

Great tour, my guide was very well prepared and provide a great history lesson about Poland during the ride. I really enjoy this experience

Very knowledgeable. Also is personally helping Ukrainian women and children with her own funds