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Gdansk: Olivia Star Observation Deck Sunset Dinner & Drinks

1. Gdansk: Olivia Star Observation Deck Sunset Dinner & Drinks

Your luxury experience begins with pickup from your hotel and transfer to Gdansk’s iconic Olivia Star building. Upon arrival, head up to the Observation Desk where an evening of dinner and drinks, music, and breathtaking views await. Dine on a delicious dinner from the deck’s impressive menu, accompanied by drinks made by some of the city’s finest bartenders. While you eat, listen to fabulous music and have a dance if you fancy it. After dinner, head out onto the terrace, which boasts panoramic views of the city and Gdansk Bay. Soak up the romantic atmosphere as you watch the sunset transform the sky with an array of colors. At the end of an unforgettable experience, enjoy complimentary drop-off back to your hotel.

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Gdansk Private Walking Tour: Legends and Facts

2. Gdansk Private Walking Tour: Legends and Facts

Learn the facts and legends of the historic city of Gdańsk on a private walking tour of the highlights and main attractions. Marvel at the former gates of the Old Town, including the Upland Gate at the start of the Royal Way. Hear how this route was only accessible to the powerful monarchs in former days. Continue to Long Market and the Town Hall. Then, pass Neptune Fountain and Arthur's Court (Dwor Artusa) to see the former meeting point of the city’s merchants, now a branch of the Gdańsk History Museum. Go inside the court, where the walls are covered with friezes of mythological and historical characters. Continue to the Green Gate overlooking the Motlawa River. Then, enter St. Mary's Church, the largest brick church in the world. End your two hours of sightseeing at the imposing Great Armory and admire one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture in the city. Listen to detailed descriptions of the architecture and discuss the city's medieval history and contemporary legacy. Choose the three-hour tour option to explore the other sides of the Old Town and the islands on the Motlawa River. Discover the adorable Spichrzow Island and admire the architecture and yachts in the area. See the Baltic Symphony Hall and its fantastic buildings. Extend your sightseeing to four hours and enter St. Bridget's Church to see the unique altar made of amber, the most important raw material of the region. Be amazed by the extraordinary embellishments on the roofs and walls, and enjoy included admission.  On the six-hour tour, embark on a full exploration of Old Town and Main Town. Your guide will tell you everything about the city, including interesting facts and fantastic legends. There will be enough time to discover every corner of the city, and to enjoy a special visit of the European Solidarity Center, one of the most modern museums in Europe. Wander through the moving exhibitions and informative installations on the history of Poland and Gdansk.

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Highlights of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot 1-day Private Tour

3. Highlights of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Sopot 1-day Private Tour

Start your sightseeing with pick up you from your hotel or apartment or from the port and visit to the tourist center of Skwer Kościuszki in Gdynia. Then, go for a walk along the pretty embankment to see the famous full-rigged sailing ship of the Dar Pomorza. Learn more about the history pf the city at the City of Gdynia Museum. Experience the most famous walkway and longest jetty in Poland with a stroll along Monciak street and Plac Zdrojowy in Sopot. See French-style gardens and exotic plants in Park Oliwski in Gdańsk and learn all about the Cistercian church of Oliwa Archcathedral. Enjoy an amazing view of the Tricity area from a stunning viewpoint. Then, you will go to the Old Town of Gdansk. Marvel at the former gates of the Old Town, including the Upland Gate at the start of the Royal Way. Hear how this route was only accessible to the powerful monarchs in former days.  Continue to Long Market and the Town Hall. Then, pass Neptune Fountain and Arthur's Court (Dwor Artusa) to see the former meeting point of the city’s merchants, now a branch of the Gdańsk History Museum. Go inside the court, where the walls are covered with friezes of mythological and historical characters. Finish the tour at the Green Gate overlooking the Motlawa River. This is an amazing tour for people, who want to visit the Tricity in one day, eat traditional Polish lunch - at your own expense - and have a great time.

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Gdansk: Individual Sightseeing Tour with Audio Guide

4. Gdansk: Individual Sightseeing Tour with Audio Guide

In additional to beautiful monuments, romantic corners, interesting shops and plenty of restaurants, Gdansk offers countless events and attractions in season. It can be difficult to decide what to see and do, but this audio guided tour does all the work for you. Almost all of the sites on the guide are within a 15-20 minute walk, and to make it even easier, you will receive a map along with the device. Just put on your headphones and get ready to spend 3 hours taking in the city’s top attractions. The recordings are interesting and will be engaging even for youngsters. Your guide may be King Neptune, the great astronomer Jan Heweliusz or even the Emperor Napoleon. This audio guide features 40 recordings on over 20 sites, in 4 languages. There are not any suggested routes in audio guide Gdansk. You decide what you want to see, which stories to listen to and which one to choose first. If you are not keen on longer walks, you may choose only the closest POI's. Together with an audio guide player you get a free map with all POI's marked and shortly described.

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Gdansk: Cruise on Historical Polish Boat through Shipyard

5. Gdansk: Cruise on Historical Polish Boat through Shipyard

Discover Gdańsk from a water perspective onboard a replica of a Polish river ship used for over 400 years (mainly in the 18th century). Hop onto an intimate, wooden and spacious 12-seater boat that will take you to places unavailable to large ships, and thanks to the small number of passengers you will feel at ease and special. Start the cruise from the former areas of the Gdańsk Shipyard, which once was a workplace for nearly 18,000 people and unavailable to visitors for over 170 years. Find out about how Gdansk Shipyard was established after 1945 in the place of former German shipyards. It was here that the "Solidarity" movement began in 1980, leading to the fall of communism in Poland. During the trip, sail around Ostrów Island, on which there is the 5th largest ship repair yard in the world. This is a unique and only opportunity to see specialized ships, Gdansk cranes (port cranes as a symbol of the city) and the internal quays of the Port of Gdansk.

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Gdansk: Private Wolf's Lair Tour

6. Gdansk: Private Wolf's Lair Tour

Your private tour for just you and your group begins as you are picked up from any location in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia. Following 3 hours of driving, you'll arrive to Wolf's Lair. The fortress is composed of 80 buildings which were built between 1940-1942, with 50 of them being bunkers. The headquarters had its own electric power generator, railway station, and an air-strip, and quarters for top Nazi officials as well as a casino and cinema were located in the central part of the compound. The whole area was camouflaged, protected by barbed wire and mine fields. Transportation is conducted by deluxe, spacious, and air-conditioned vehicles which are driven by experienced chauffeurs. Throughout your journey to the site and back you will be free to admire the beauty of the Polish countryside.

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Gdansk Old Town Half-Day Private Walking Tour

7. Gdansk Old Town Half-Day Private Walking Tour

Walk through the historic heart of Gdansk Old Town and discover one of the most beautiful cities in Europe during a 4-hour tour. Starting from Dluga Street, site of the old market square, you will pass through the historic gates of the city, visiting Arthur's Court, Neptune Fountain, the Old Crane, and 15th-century Basilica of St Mary's. Soak up the charm of Gdansk Old Town, as you walk along Dluga Street, admiring superb Renaissance buildings and the flamboyant Town Hall. Look at the gilded statue of King Sigismund II Augustus of Poland perched high on the Town Hall spire. Pass Neptune Fountain to Arthur's Court, the former meeting place of the city’s merchants, now a branch of the Gdańsk History Museum. After a visit to the museum, continue to Green Gate overlooking the Motlawa River. Enjoy an amber polishing demonstration, with a short lecture on amber, at the Amber Court, and visit the Old Crane, one of the most popular symbols of the city. Marvel at the 15th-century crane, used to install ship masts and to load cargo. End your tour at Europe's biggest Gothic brick church, the stunning Basilica of St. Mary’s.

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Gdansk: Guided Kayak Tour

8. Gdansk: Guided Kayak Tour

Join a kayak tour and experience Gdansk by the water! Many tourists take ferry rides, but a kayak tour allows you to explore a side to the city most people don't see. Enjoy a beginner friendly kayak tour with easy to learn techniques, a must for any visitor to Gdansk.  Gain a different perspective on the historical value of the Main City, paddle through canals and enjoy freedom to access locations inaccessible to tourist ferries.  As you paddle down the river, pass two of Gdansk's main islands, Granary Island and Olowianka Island, and make your way past attractions such as The Crane, Olowianka Footbridge, the beautiful Radunia Canal, as well as Gdansk Shipyard and the Polish Baltic Philharmonic. 

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Gdansk: Daily Vodka Tasting Tour

9. Gdansk: Daily Vodka Tasting Tour

Take part in a fun party tour for small groups of up to 15 people, and get a great combination of facts about and experiences of vodka. Drink white vodka, flavored vodka, and the legendary Gdansk liqueur, Goldwasser (“gold water” in English). Compare the flavors of the 6 vodkas you try in an enjoyable tasting lesson with a local vodka-expert guide. During the tour, find out how to drink vodka in the traditional Polish way, and hear about the occasions on which it is drunk and why it is said to be the national drink with your English-speaking guide. Get a real feel for the history and culture of Poland and Gdansk as you absorb all of your guide's information. To taste the vodkas, visit four different places with various atmospheres that have been carefully chosen to reflect different periods of Polish culture and history. Savor a great composition of Polish vodkas as you soak up the fun and enjoyment inside the pubs. You'll taste 2 white vodkas (potato and grain), 2 flavored vodkas (nuts and lemon), the Gdansk liquer, and a 70% absinthe. As you taste, relish a selection of traditional Polish snacks that pair perfectly with your drinks.

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Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

10. Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

Explore the compact Old Town of Gdansk to see a unique blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Mannerist architecture lining some of the most beautiful streets and squares in Europe. Perfect for those with limited time to explore, a professional guide will introduce you to an interesting assortment of monuments, telling fascinating stories along the way. Start at the Golden Gate, once part of the old city’s fortifications. Continue to the Torture Chamber, where executions were carried out until the middle of the 19th century. Next, go to the 16th-century Upland Gate, the main entry point of the Old Town, where the king of Poland would arrive in the city from Warsaw. Continue along the Royal Way to Long Market and the Town Hall. The focal point of Long Market is the Neptune Fountain of the sea god. Walk down to the banks of the Motława River before visiting The Crane, revealing the city’s golden age of trade. Pass St. Mary's Church, thought to be the largest brick church in the world, to end at the imposing Great Armoury, one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture in the city.

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What people are saying about Gdansk

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 241 reviews

Pick up was punctual, driver (Martin) was polite and well dressed and vehicle was a 6 seater luxury van for two of us. We arrived in Gdańsk in style. Martin also gave us a tip on where to eat which we used and had an amazing first night meal.

Amazing experience from beginning to end!! Guide was very knowledgable and made it really easy for a relative newbie. Would definitely recommend and do so again whenever I am back in Poland!!

The mango pizza 10/10! Good drinks and cocktails Big restaurant With good space from other people, feels like u Are sitting alone in a restaurant Even if The Are many people there.

Our guide Elwira managed to fit a huge amount of interesting facts and information about Gbansk in the alloted 2hr tour. Elwira was very friendly and spoke excellent English.

A very skilled and committed tour guide, We got a fine and full insight into the city's buildings, sights, history, etc. Highly recommended!