Visit Gdansk, the birthplace of the „Solidarity” („Solidarnosc”) movement or Sopot with it's famous Polish beaches, promenade and the longest pier in Europe. Also see outstanding architecture when exploring the brick castle in Malbork!
What to Expect
Explore Malbork, a town in the Vistula delta, founded by the Knights of the Teutonic Order. It is known for it's medieval castle, built in the 13th century as the Order’s headquarters. Visit the the biggest castle complex in Europe and also the biggest brick construction in the history. Inside the complex you will see the Courtyard, the Cloisters of the High Castle, the Summer Refectory and the Palace of Grand Master. The complex is listed on UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.
In Gdansk, walk around Old Town area, passing the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy) and the Museum of Amber. Go through the richly decorated Golden Gate and you enter the Long Market leading to the Green Gate. Look around to admire the Artus Court, a meeting place of merchants and a centre of social life, whose hayday falls into the 16th and 17th century. Try to spot as well the colorful Dutch House (Dom Holenderski) and have a break by the Neptun’s Fountain. Last but not least, visit the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the largest brick church in the world!
If you prefer you can visit Sopot instead of Gdansk. Sopot visit include walk through famous Heroes of Monte Cassino Street. You will see unusually shaped building ”Crooked house” and have a stroll along the pier which is the longest wooden one in Europe. You can also admire lighthouse which is the navigation facility on the Polish Baltic coast. It was built in 1903-1904 as a part of Balneological Institute. There are many sculptures and stained-glass windows inside. You can get on the top of the lookout tower and admire beautiful view on the city and sea.
- Transportation by car/minibus
- Hotel pick-up
- English-speaking driver
- English-speaking guide in Gdansk or Sopot
- Entry fee to Malbork castle
- Basic lunch (soup, main course, water) in regular restaurant