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Gdansk: Pub Crawl with Free Drinks

1. Gdansk: Pub Crawl with Free Drinks

Looking for a great night out in Gdansk? Want to meet new people and party together? If so, the Gdansk pub crawl is an absolute must-do while in the north of Poland. It is the only regularly organized party tour in Gdansk, so don't miss out. Join a team of local guides who will show you the best bars and clubs in this part of the country, and party like a rockstar until late the next morning. During this 4 hour experience of pure fun, get together with an international crowd led by friendly local guides to explore the best bars and clubs in Gdansk. In each of the venues you’ll get a free shot, as well as 2 free drinks of your choice in one of the bars. Last but not least, you'll get exclusive entry to one the coolest clubs in Gdansk. So come on, join this party tour and make the most of your stay in Gdansk. Meet at 8:30 PM at the Neptune’s Fountain to come party until sunrise.

Gdańsk: Tasting Polish Vodka and Traditional Appetizers

2. Gdańsk: Tasting Polish Vodka and Traditional Appetizers

Head to an authentic tavern to taste 6 shots of vodka with this experience in Gdańsk. Savor three different dishes that have been selected to compliment your dinks. Listen as your knowledgeable guide reveals the secrets of Polish vodka to you. Meet your host at waterside tavern. Make your way to the vodka tasting table to delight your senses with 6 types of vodka. Learn about these vodka brands and the history of vodka in Poland from your local host. Have a complete Polish experience by pairing your vodka with three small plates of food that is typically served while drinking. Let your host regale you with tales from Poland's communist past.

Gdańsk: City Sights and History Guided Walking Tour

3. Gdańsk: City Sights and History Guided Walking Tour

Please note that booking this tour you will be joining our general free walking tour (tour in which it is up to the guest how to reward his or her guide). In this case the amount you pay covers the reservation fee and the guide's payment. If you wish to join a smaller, private tour let us know and we will organise it for you! Discover the architecture and history of Gdańsk on a walking tour that covers the same route that was walked for centuries by the kings of Poland. Dive into local culture which was has Polish, Dutch and German influences. Meet your guide at the city's Golden Gate and make your way to the colorful merchant town houses that were destroyed by the war, but painstakingly rebuilt. Hear about how merchants made the town the richest city on the Baltic Sea. Walk thorugh Long Market and see the Neptune fountain. Admire St. Mary's Basilica's Gothic brick work and view the Zuraw treadwheel crane in the harbor which is the largest of its kind in the world and a symbol of the city. See the city's rivers and canals as you walk. Travel back in time as your guide tells you about how WWII started in the city and how the Solidarity movement heralded the fall of communism in the Eastern block.

Gdansk: Daily Vodka Tasting Tour

4. 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.

Gdansk: Private Communism Tour with Solidarity Center Museum

5. Gdansk: Private Communism Tour with Solidarity Center Museum

"Do you know what happened on August 31, 1980? Learn about the greatest civic success in the modern history of Poland - the victorious Solidarity movement. Embark on a Communist-themed tour of Gdansk and discover the history of the revolution that led to the fall of the Communist Bloc. During the 2-hour tour you will learn in depth about the Communist-era Poland and the birth of democracy in the Eastern Bloc. Visit the European Solidarity Center (ESC) with skip-the-line tickets that let you beat the crowds. Inside this modern museum, you will walk step by step through the history of Solidarity. You will see the original Tables of 21 Postulates - the written demands that the strikers at the Lenin Shipyard (now Gdansk Shipyard) made against the authorities in 1980, as well as other documents and photographs that document the trade union’s fight for freedom - the strikes, the 1989 round table talks, and first pluralistic election in Poland since 1947. Learn about Lech Walesa, Anna Walentynowicz, and other heroes who led the revolution. Your Private Guide will help you to understand the exhibitions and the historical context behind the Solidarity strikes and their legacy on the rest of Eastern Europe. Choose the 4-hour option to learn even more about the Polish People’s Republic (commonly known as PRL) and communism. See the Solidarity Square and hear the tragic story behind the Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970. Visit the historic site where the “Gdańsk Agreement” of 31 August 1980 was signed - the Center of worker protection of Gdansk shipyard, also known as Sala BHP. The last stop will be Gdansk Shipyard (Stocznia Gdansk), where 17,000 ship builders began the civil resistance against the communist regime in 1980. In the tradition of PRL, we will also invite you for a shot of Polish vodka."

Gdansk: 2.5-Hour Beer Tasting Tour

6. Gdansk: 2.5-Hour Beer Tasting Tour

As part of a small group with a local, English-speaking guide, sample the best Polish craft, regional and popular beers during a 2.5-hour beer tasting tour in Gdansk. Get to know Polish beers and learn about the beer brewing traditions of Poland. Visit three different venues including pubs and breweries where you will experience a fun and insightful introduction to the world of beer brewing in Gdansk and Poland. Taste different Polish snacks and appetizers which pair perfectly with each beer.  The first pub is a stylish one, where you will try a popular beer which the locals drink. In the second pub you will try a regional beer. The third stop is a traditional brewery where you will try 4 different kinds of craft beers.  Enjoy a relaxed but sophisticated experience as you sample beers from major, mass producing Polish breweries, as well as specialty regional beers from Gdansk and craft beers in microbreweries. You will spend an awesome evening in Gdansk and leave the tour as an expert on Polish mass and regional beers.

Gdansk Private WWII Tour with Museum of the Second World War

7. Gdansk Private WWII Tour with Museum of the Second World War

During your tour of Gdansk, you will get to hear of the facts, legends, opinions, and consequences of World War II for Gdansk, Poland, Europe, and the rest of the world. You will visit the most important places connected with Gdansk history during the war, and your guide will tell you the stories about brave heroes, victims, and crime. The purpose of this trip is to help you forge your own opinion on the course of the war and its consequences, based on new information. You will visit the Polish Post Office Museum, which was a symbol of the Polish heroic resistance in 1939, at the beginning of World War II. The museum aims to educate you about the patriotic activity of Poles in war-torn Gdansk, as well as the cultural achievements of the "Free City" citizens. Select the extended option, and you’ll also visit the World War II Museum, the newest and most visited museum in the city. Journey 15 meters underground to the museum’s permanent exhibition. At almost 5,000 square meters, the museum is the largest historical museum in Poland. Experience a guided tour which will delve into the war’s causes and consequences, as well as the perspective of its victims, perpetrators, heroes, and common folk.

Gdansk Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

8. Gdansk Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

Explore the culinary culture of Poland while walking tour with sightseeing. Culture of eating has strong roots among Polish people and your professional guide will show you the best dishes from Polish cuisine. You will meet the guide near the first restaurant where the tour starts. In this top Polish restaurant we prepared for you a Polish cuisine in a nutshell with a great menu. You will have a chance to try Polish specials and as well dishes which are served only in Gdansk. During tasting up to 13 different kinds of dishes your guide will tell you about some Polish traditions and customs and what meals are related to which occasion. After delicious feast get a walk around fantastic heart of Gdansk, which are the Old Town and Main Town. Admire Gdansk’s highlights as Neptune’s Fountain, Basilica of St. Mary or Town Hall. While walking through narrow streets you will experience Medieval Times atmosphere. Also you will learn about Polish history, customs and legends. At the end of this tour you will visit also a lovely patisserie which is most recognizable in Poland. You will get a coffee and two fantastic desserts to have sweet memories of this trip.

Gdansk: Traditional Polish Food Private Tour

9. Gdansk: Traditional Polish Food Private Tour

Experience the culture of eating that has strong roots among Polish people on a private tour with a professional guide. Experience Polish culinary delights at carefully chosen local venues and see the highlights of the Old Town on a guided walking tour. Choose an option that best suits the needs of your group, including varying durations and tours in English, Norwegian, or Swedish. All tours include a private walking tour taking in St. Mary’s Church, Long Market, and Neptune’s Fountain among many others depending on the options chosen.  The 2.5-hour tour option allows you to sample a basic set of foods in 2 places, including different kinds of dumplings, Polish meats, and other specialists. You’ll also have 1 soft drink followed by cake and coffee or tea at a patisserie while also having a brief guided tour of the Old Town.   On the 3.5-hour option, you’ll taste even more traditional Polish foods at 3 venues. The menu includes the basic options as well as a traditional soup and a beer. During the tasting, your guide also will tell you about Polish traditions and customs.  To explore even further the culture of Poland, choose the special 5-hour option where you’ll have a combination of tasting not only food but also vodka or beer. Enjoy 8 kinds of beer or 8 kinds of vodka as you get to know the local history even better. Visit hidden locations down lovely narrow alleys and see remarkable buildings including the Golden Gate and Artus Court on an extended walking tour of Gdansk.

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

4.7 / 5

based on 315 reviews

This museum is one of the best we have ever visited. We booked a private tour, which we recommend for anyone wanting the best experience. The museum is very large and so many things to see and learn about. Our guide Elvira was very good, knowledgeable and informative and made the experience even better. She could answer all of our questions and gave us very good insight of the history.

our host Monika was so welcoming and friendly, made us feel at home and relaxed from the second we arrived. Monika was very experienced about all the different vodkas we tasted and answered any questions we had, we also had a good tasty selection of snacks.

Good guide (zezar) who told us everything possible about the city! Learned very interesting little things that you would never have noticed otherwise

Elvira was the best tour guide ever. It was an amazing experience to talk to someone who had experienced life in communist Poland

Very informative and a great tour of a beautiful city