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From Gdansk: Half-Day Malbork Castle Tour with Audioguide

1. From Gdansk: Half-Day Malbork Castle Tour with Audioguide

Enjoy a visit to the largest castle in the world and discover the UNESCO-listed castle and fortress with an audioguide. The audio-guided tour will take you around the most important sights in the castle such as the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master. Benefit from hotel pickup to make the experience hassle-free. Get picked up from your hotel in the morning by an English speaking driver in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. Travel to Malbork Castle, the enormous 13-century castle which is built with 12-15 million bricks and World Heritage-listed. At the castle, begin your tour with the audioguide which will take you to visit 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. Learn interesting facts and stories from your audioguide as you walk around the castle. Continue to explore the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions like a collection of weaponry, armor, flags, and enormous Amber Museum. The castle museums are home to 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. After your visit, you will be taken back to your hotel.

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.

From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Half-Day Private Tour

3. From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Half-Day Private 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.

Private transportation to the Malbork Castle from Gdansk

4. Private transportation to the Malbork Castle from Gdansk

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 Gdansk: Malbork Castle Trip with Ticket and Audio Guide

5. From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Trip with Ticket and Audio Guide

Welcome to Malbork Castle, an extraordinary fortress steeped in history and grandeur! Located in northern Poland, Malbork Castle is the largest brick castle in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century, this medieval marvel is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Upon arriving at Malbork Castle, you'll be transported back in time as you step into a world of knights, kings, and intrigue. Take a guided tour or rent an audio guide to explore the castle's rich history, fascinating legends, and incredible architecture. Learn about the rise and fall of the Teutonic Order, the castle's role in medieval warfare, and the lives of the knights who once inhabited its walls. One of the highlights of Malbork Castle is the Grand Master's Palace, the largest building within the castle complex. Marvel at its ornate interiors, including the Great Refectory with its beautiful ribbed vaults, the Grand Chapter Hall adorned with frescoes, and the opulent private apartments of the Grand Master. Admire the exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail in every corner of this magnificent palace. As you explore the castle's courtyards and gardens, you'll be greeted by breathtaking views of its massive fortifications and walls. Take a moment to appreciate the sheer size and scale of this medieval stronghold, which once guarded the lands of the Teutonic Order. Don't miss the chance to witness a thrilling falconry show, where you can see majestic birds of prey in action, just as the knights did centuries ago. The falconry shows are a mesmerizing display of medieval hunting techniques and the bond between man and bird. In addition to its fascinating history and architecture, Malbork Castle also houses various museum exhibitions. Explore the Amber Museum, which showcases exquisite amber artifacts, the Arms and Armor Exhibition, which displays an impressive collection of medieval weapons and armor, and the Archaeological Museum, which presents archaeological finds from the castle's grounds. Before leaving, make sure to visit the castle's gift shops, where you can find unique souvenirs, including replicas of medieval weapons, amber jewelry, and other castle-themed merchandise. Malbork Castle is a truly remarkable destination that offers an immersive experience into medieval history and architecture. Whether you're a history buff, a castle enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique and memorable experience, a visit to Malbork Castle will transport you to a bygone era and leave you with lasting memories of this remarkable fortress.

Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

6. 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.

Malbork Castle Tour: 6-Hour Private Tour

7. Malbork Castle Tour: 6-Hour Private 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.

From Warsaw: Tour to Malbork Castle and Gdansk or Sopot

8. From Warsaw: Tour to Malbork Castle and Gdansk or Sopot

Depart Warsaw and journey to the delta of the Vistula River to visit Malbork Castle, founded by the Knights of the Teutonic Order and the largest castle complex in Europe by land area. Look inside the castle complex to admire the courtyard and cloisters of the High Castle, and discover where feasts where held at the Summer Refectory. Admire the Gothic architecture of the Grand Masters' Palace in the Middle Castle. Continue to the historic city of Gdansk to take a walk around the Old Town, and pass the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy) where the annual Christmas Market is held. See the Amber Museum, housed in the former Prison Tower, and walk through the richly decorated Golden Gate to enter Long Market leading to Green Gate. Journey back to the Middle Ages at Artus Court, where wealthy merchants would gather in the evenings in former times. Spot the colorful Dutch House (Dom Holenderski) and take a break at Neptune’s Fountain at the entrance to Artus Court. Visit the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and admire the largest brick church in the world. Alternatively, you can visit the seaside resort town of Sopot if you prefer. Take a walk along the pedestrianized promenade of Bohaterów Monte Cassino ("Heroes of Monte Cassino Street") and cast your eyes on the famous ”Crooked House.” Go for a stroll along the longest wooden pier in Europe, and admire the Sopot Lighthouse, built in 1903-1904 as a part of the Balneological Institute. Go to the top of the lookout tower for a beautiful view of the city and sea.

Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

9. Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

Built by the Teutonic Knights in the thirteenth century, Marlbork Castle remains today the largest castle in the world by land area. Your private tour of this historic landmark begins with a pickup from any location in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and a beautiful countryside drive to the town of Malbork.  On arrival at the castle grounds, you will be led through the medieval complex which consists of a monastery, fortress, and Grand Master Palace — all built entirely of bricks. Located on land that was variously occupied by foreign powers and partitioned in the centuries after its construction, Malbork Castle lies in the crosshairs of historical events that have profoundly shaped modern Europe. Get acquainted with this history firsthand and explore the nooks and crannies of a massive castle that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On your tour, you will also get a sense of everyday courtly life in the medieval times with glimpses of a medieval kitchen, bathroom, prison, Grand Refectory, armory, and amber collection. After sightseeing and some time for refreshment and perusing souvenirs, you will be driven back to a point of your choosing in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

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

Guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and you will 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 and feel the medieval atmosphere of the castle.   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 to recharge your's batteries in the scenery of the lovely polish countryside before beginning your return journey. On way back to your accommodation, visit the Westerplatte, the historical place, where the first battle in the European theater of World War II was fought.

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Our most recommended Malbork Culture & history

From Gdansk: Half-Day Malbork Castle Tour with Audioguide

From Gdansk: Half-Day Malbork Castle Tour with Audioguide

Enjoy a visit to the largest castle in the world and discover the UNESCO-listed castle and fortress with an audioguide. The audio-guided tour will take you around the most important sights in the castle such as the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master. Benefit from hotel pickup to make the experience hassle-free. Get picked up from your hotel in the morning by an English speaking driver in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. Travel to Malbork Castle, the enormous 13-century castle which is built with 12-15 million bricks and World Heritage-listed. At the castle, begin your tour with the audioguide which will take you to visit 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. Learn interesting facts and stories from your audioguide as you walk around the castle. Continue to explore the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions like a collection of weaponry, armor, flags, and enormous Amber Museum. The castle museums are home to 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. After your visit, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

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.

From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Half-Day Private Tour

From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Half-Day Private 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.

Private transportation to the Malbork Castle from Gdansk

Private transportation to the Malbork Castle from Gdansk

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 Gdansk: Malbork Castle Trip with Ticket and Audio Guide

From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Trip with Ticket and Audio Guide

Welcome to Malbork Castle, an extraordinary fortress steeped in history and grandeur! Located in northern Poland, Malbork Castle is the largest brick castle in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century, this medieval marvel is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Upon arriving at Malbork Castle, you'll be transported back in time as you step into a world of knights, kings, and intrigue. Take a guided tour or rent an audio guide to explore the castle's rich history, fascinating legends, and incredible architecture. Learn about the rise and fall of the Teutonic Order, the castle's role in medieval warfare, and the lives of the knights who once inhabited its walls. One of the highlights of Malbork Castle is the Grand Master's Palace, the largest building within the castle complex. Marvel at its ornate interiors, including the Great Refectory with its beautiful ribbed vaults, the Grand Chapter Hall adorned with frescoes, and the opulent private apartments of the Grand Master. Admire the exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail in every corner of this magnificent palace. As you explore the castle's courtyards and gardens, you'll be greeted by breathtaking views of its massive fortifications and walls. Take a moment to appreciate the sheer size and scale of this medieval stronghold, which once guarded the lands of the Teutonic Order. Don't miss the chance to witness a thrilling falconry show, where you can see majestic birds of prey in action, just as the knights did centuries ago. The falconry shows are a mesmerizing display of medieval hunting techniques and the bond between man and bird. In addition to its fascinating history and architecture, Malbork Castle also houses various museum exhibitions. Explore the Amber Museum, which showcases exquisite amber artifacts, the Arms and Armor Exhibition, which displays an impressive collection of medieval weapons and armor, and the Archaeological Museum, which presents archaeological finds from the castle's grounds. Before leaving, make sure to visit the castle's gift shops, where you can find unique souvenirs, including replicas of medieval weapons, amber jewelry, and other castle-themed merchandise. Malbork Castle is a truly remarkable destination that offers an immersive experience into medieval history and architecture. Whether you're a history buff, a castle enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique and memorable experience, a visit to Malbork Castle will transport you to a bygone era and leave you with lasting memories of this remarkable fortress.

Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

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.

Malbork Castle Tour: 6-Hour Private Tour

Malbork Castle Tour: 6-Hour Private 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.

From Warsaw: Tour to Malbork Castle and Gdansk or Sopot

From Warsaw: Tour to Malbork Castle and Gdansk or Sopot

Depart Warsaw and journey to the delta of the Vistula River to visit Malbork Castle, founded by the Knights of the Teutonic Order and the largest castle complex in Europe by land area. Look inside the castle complex to admire the courtyard and cloisters of the High Castle, and discover where feasts where held at the Summer Refectory. Admire the Gothic architecture of the Grand Masters' Palace in the Middle Castle. Continue to the historic city of Gdansk to take a walk around the Old Town, and pass the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy) where the annual Christmas Market is held. See the Amber Museum, housed in the former Prison Tower, and walk through the richly decorated Golden Gate to enter Long Market leading to Green Gate. Journey back to the Middle Ages at Artus Court, where wealthy merchants would gather in the evenings in former times. Spot the colorful Dutch House (Dom Holenderski) and take a break at Neptune’s Fountain at the entrance to Artus Court. Visit the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and admire the largest brick church in the world. Alternatively, you can visit the seaside resort town of Sopot if you prefer. Take a walk along the pedestrianized promenade of Bohaterów Monte Cassino ("Heroes of Monte Cassino Street") and cast your eyes on the famous ”Crooked House.” Go for a stroll along the longest wooden pier in Europe, and admire the Sopot Lighthouse, built in 1903-1904 as a part of the Balneological Institute. Go to the top of the lookout tower for a beautiful view of the city and sea.

Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

Built by the Teutonic Knights in the thirteenth century, Marlbork Castle remains today the largest castle in the world by land area. Your private tour of this historic landmark begins with a pickup from any location in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and a beautiful countryside drive to the town of Malbork.  On arrival at the castle grounds, you will be led through the medieval complex which consists of a monastery, fortress, and Grand Master Palace — all built entirely of bricks. Located on land that was variously occupied by foreign powers and partitioned in the centuries after its construction, Malbork Castle lies in the crosshairs of historical events that have profoundly shaped modern Europe. Get acquainted with this history firsthand and explore the nooks and crannies of a massive castle that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On your tour, you will also get a sense of everyday courtly life in the medieval times with glimpses of a medieval kitchen, bathroom, prison, Grand Refectory, armory, and amber collection. After sightseeing and some time for refreshment and perusing souvenirs, you will be driven back to a point of your choosing in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

Guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and you will 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 and feel the medieval atmosphere of the castle.   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 to recharge your's batteries in the scenery of the lovely polish countryside before beginning your return journey. On way back to your accommodation, visit the Westerplatte, the historical place, where the first battle in the European theater of World War II was fought.

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