Poznan City Tour

Poznan is an international leader among trade fair centers in Central Europe thanks to its convenient location but is also one of the oldest cities in the country with a long and rich history and often called a cradle of Polish Christianity. Poznan has many tourist attractions to offer including such must-see historical monuments like Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul on Ostrow Tumski Island and the charming Old Market Square with the Town Hall called a „pearl of the Renaissance”. What is also worth mentioning is that in Poznan there is a product of cultural tourism named the Royal-Imperial Route which leads through places associated with the kings and emperors who used to rule in the past. It shows changes in the architecture and development of Poznan over the centuries. We encourage you to join us for this tour to discover the stunning capital of the Greater Poland region.
We offer private Poznan City tours on request

Tour itinerary:

  1. meeting our private city guide in chosen language at your hotel at chosen time (if your hotel is located too far from the centre, we suggest a meeting point or at additional cost we can arrange private transfer service)
  2. walking city tour of Poznan up to 5 hours total that includes all important sites of the city centre:
  • Cathedral Island – the oldest part of Poznan, located on the opposite side of the Warta river from the Old Town, where impressive St. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral is located
  • The Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul – the oldest Polish cathedral, originally built in the second half of the 10th century; burial place of Polish Kings
  • Royal and Ducal Graves, relics of the tombs – most likely the tombs of the first Polish rulers: Mieszko I and King Boleslaw Chrobry,
  • beautiful Old Market Square and the Town Hall – built in the 16th century by Giovanni Battista Quadro of Lugano – known as the pearl of the Renaissance in Poland; here you will see the main attraction of Poznan – the show of mechanical goats fighting with each other just above the clock
  • New Synagogue – situated on Wroniecka Street; it was not destroyed during the war by being converted into a swimming pool and rehabilitation centre for Wehrmacht officers
  • Bamber Monument – an iconic monument representing the Bambers (Bambers came from Bavaria to help rebuild the city in the 18th century)
  • Parish Church of St. Stanislaus – known as the Fara Church; a stunning, very impressive Baroque church with an enchanting interior full of wealthy ornaments
  • colorful merchant houses, which were once used for trade purposes; in the Middle Ages, makeshift wooden stalls were erected here where herrings, salt, binders, torches, candles and other commodities were sold
  • Former Jesuit Church and College – the Jesuits came to Poznan in the 16th century and built monastery, church and school
  • Palace of the Dzialynski Family – a Baroque palace built in 1773 – 1776, it belonged to one of the most prominent families in the whole Greater Poland region
  • Przemyslaw Hill – slightly elevated part of the Old Town
  • Royal Castle – the former residence of King Przemysl II; from here you can enjoy a very nice panoramic view of the city
  • building of the National Museum
  • Freedom Square – in the past it used to be the heart of the city – a favourite spot of the upper classes for strolls and coffee; Nowadays the square is the venue for holding protests and demonstrations.
  • Rotunda – former department store located in the center of Poznan, built in 1948-1954; it is one of the most characteristic and well-known buildings in the city
  • main building of the Medical University – known to be one of the prestigious medical universities in Poland
  • The Great Theatre – the opera theater named after Stanislaw Moniuszko; built in the Neoclassical style
  • Adam Mickiewicz Square, the place where we can see:
  • Monument of Poznan June 1956 – a statue of two crosses commemorating the events of Poznan June 1956 and later appearances in the People’s Republic of Poland
  • the Collegium Minus of the University of Adam Mickiewicz – the representative building of the university; the form of the building is distinguished by the original style of the Northern German Renaissance
  • Music Academy – an important center of musical life in Poznan
  • the Emperor’s Castle – built at the beginning of the 20th century in the Neo-Romanesque style for William II, it was meant to be the symbol of German domination in this region; in the end, the emperor visited the castle only three times; after World War II, it was planned to be the residence of Adolf Hitler; nowadays it functions as the center of culture

*During the tour you will also have a short break for tasting the St Martin’s Croissant – the most famous traditional regional product of Poznan which is very tasty.

Whole tour lasts up to 5 hours

Prices:

  • 580 PLN per person (1 persons)
  • 310 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 220 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 190 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 160 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 140 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • service of professional private city guide in chosen language for up to 5 hours walking sightseeing tour of Poznan city centre
  • entrance tickets to the Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul on Ostrow Tumski Island
  • entrance tickets to the Royal and Ducal Graves inside the Basilica to see relics of the tombs,
  • tasting of the famous St. Martin Croissant with coffee or tea during the tour

This private tour is available in following languages:

English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Russian and others

*some languages may be subject to availability and prices can vary

Choose number of participants and date:

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