Gdansk Full Day Tour
Gdansk is a city that has so much to offer and a half day tour may not cover all the highlights which you would like to see, so why not join us for an extended version of the Gdansk City tour. During only one day you will have a chance to admire beautiful architecture of historical buildings in the Old Town, listen to an organ concert in Oliwa Cathedral, learn a lot about the history of World War 2, Communism and Solidarity movement and even have a short walk along the beautiful, sandy beach. We guarantee that once you finish this tour, you will have the feeling that you had fully enjoyed Gdansk and have not missed any of its most important tourist attractions.
We offer private full day tours of Gdansk on request.
- hotel pick up at chosen time
- up to 25 min. drive from the centre of Gdansk to Westerplatte – small peninsula where first shots of World War 2 were fired from German battleship Schleswig-Holstein towards Polish military depot
- visiting Westerplatte Memorial for up to 1,5 hour with our private city guide in chosen language where you will see:
- Passenger ships dock – place from which the first battle of World War 2 started, on September 1st 1939,
- Shelter and watchtower – two-sided observation point and safe place for the soldiers using watchtower
- “Fort” building – command post of the coastal artillery general, built in 1911.
- Tank T-34 – a great monument of milita ry technology.
- Guardhouse – a great protection spot from which two heavy machine guns attacked the enemy.
- ruins of barracks for soldiers – before the battle were equipped with a kitchen, telephone booth, rooms for soldiers and also ammunition warehouse.
- Monument to the defenders of the coast – built in honour of less than 200 Polish soldiers who died during the heroic 7 days battle against 8 times larger German forces.
4. approx. 30-45 min. drive back from Westerplatte to the Old Town of Gdansk, including a short stop by the Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970 – erected in 1980 and commemorating the events of 1970 when 45 people were killed during street protests against the policy of communist regime
5. walking sightseeing tour of the Old Town for up to 2 hours where you will see:
- the charming Long Market – center of the city with such significant monuments such as: the Gothic Town Hall, the beautiful Artus Court, famous historic Neptune’s Fountain built in 17th century, which is the undisputed symbol of Gdansk and The Golden Tenement House – assumed to be the most beautiful building in the city, known for its richly-decorated facade
- the Green Gate – together with the Golden and Highland Gate, it spans the Long Market and Long Street covering the Royal Route; the style in which it was built was influenced by the Antwerp City Hall; initially, it was supposed to be the residence of Poland’s monarchs but in the end none of the Polish kings ever stayed here
- Zuraw – a majestic Crane situated near the Motlawa River, Gdansk’s most famous monument, it is known to be the largest medieval port crane in Europe
- St Mary’s Church – one of the largest brick churches in the world and very important monument which witnessed many great historical events
- the Great Armory building – a spectacular example of the Dutch Renaissance style in Poland; it was ruined during WW2 but thanks to renovation it shows its former beauty again
- Dluga Street (Long Lane) – one of the streets of the Royal Route; tenement houses on Dluga Street are typical Gdansk houses with narrow facades topped with gables or attics, richly decorated with coats of arms, figures and silhouettes of ancient heroes
- the Golden Gate – built in the 17th century, located at the end of the Long Lane, built in the 17th century; in the past it was part of the fortifications surrounding the city
- The Highland Gate – the first point of the Royal Route built in 1588; established as the main entrance of the City of Gdansk on the west side
6. free time for lunch in one of numerous restaurants in Old Town area
7. short drive from the centre of Gdansk to the charming, peaceful Oliwa District
8. approx. 1 hour of guided tour during which you will visit:
- the Cathedral in Oliwa – one of the highlights of the city and very precious monument: here you will also have a chance to see the presentation of the famous organs and hear a short concert
- the Oliwa Park – a popular place in the whole Tricity to cherish nature and have a walk among plenty species of trees and beautiful plants
9. short drive from Oliwa District to the district of Jelitkowo
10. visiting Jelitkowo for up to 45 minutes where you will have a chance to relax after the city tour – it is a recreational area of Gdansk with a beautiful sandy beach, fresh air, belt of protected dunes, popular two-lane walking / cycling route and nice seaside park
11. approx 30 min. drive back from Jelitkowo to the city centre of Gdansk
12. drop off at your hotel
Whole tour lasts approximately 8 hours.
- 900 PLN per person (1 person)
- 460 PLN per person (2 persons)
- 310 PLN per person (3 persons)
- 280 PLN per person (4 persons)
- 230 PLN per person (5 persons)
- 200 PLN per person (6 persons)
- Contact us (7 persons or more)
What is included?:
- hotel pick up at chosen time and hotel drop off,
- comfortable, air-conditioned, private transportation
- professional private city guide service in chosen language during whole tour
- up to 8 hours of sightseeing of Gdansk according to itinerary described above
- entrance tickets to Oliwa Cathedral for organ concert
- entrance tickets to Westerplatte Memorial
This private tour is available in following languages:
English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Russian, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch and others
*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary