1. Torun: Private Walking Tour of a Medieval Town
Meet your guide by the Copernicus monument on main Market Square (Ratusz Staromiejski, rynek Staromiejski 1, 87-100 Toruń) and start your private Torun sightseeing, the best example of medieval gothic town. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. “The City of Angels”, as the locals call it, is also the birthplace of great Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who made the crucial discovery that the Earth is not the center of the universe. Explore Old Town, admiring magnificent Gothic buildings that testify to the city’s past splendor. Stop by the Old Town hall, one of the most imposing in Northern Europe, housing the regional museum featuring valuable collections. Discover a cathedral of SS John the Baptist and John the Evangelist with original interiors and a bell tower offering a splendid view over the city. Pass several eye-catching burgher houses, with the superbly decorated House under the Star and the fine brick Gothic house where the astronomer was born. Embark on a route tracing the life of Nicolaus Copernicus with the Copernicus Chapel at St. James’s Church, where he was baptized. At the end of the tour, taste well-known sublime gingerbread, which forms an important part of the city’s heritage. Visiting optionally, museum obtain knowledge once kept very secret, under the watchful eyes of master gingerbread bakers. Surrounded by the aroma of spices, create your own gingerbread and take it home as a souvenir. Learn from your guide what else you can discover on your own after this tour.