Gdansk Old Town

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Gdansk Old Town: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Gdansk: Pub Crawl with Complimentary Drinks

    1. Gdansk: Pub Crawl with Complimentary Drinks

    Start the evening by meeting your local guides and getting to know like-minded travelers. After checking in, head out on this party tour to explore Gdansk's nightlife. Visit three different bars and end the night in the city's biggest nightclub. At the first bar get two complimentary drinks from a selection of vodka cocktails, beers, or shots. Compete with your fellow crawlers with some drinking games to get to know each other even more.  Afterward, move on to the next two bars where you'll receive a welcome shot at each location. While you're moving about the city, be prepared for some crazy challenges and get ready to go out of your comfort zone. The last stop of the pub crawl is a three-level nightclub where you will have a skip-the-line entrance and can dance until sunrise. 

  • Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

    2. 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 gol...

    The guide was super knowledgeable and had a wonderful insight of the city. Fantastic tour

  • Gdansk: Evening Kayak Tour

    3. Gdansk: Evening Kayak Tour

    Many visitors to Gdansk opt for a cruise, but a kayak tour allows you to explore a unique side of the city. Embark on a beginner-friendly kayak your with easy-to-learn techniques — a must-do for any tourist in this beautiful Polish port city. Gain a different perspective on the historical value of the Main City in the evening, as you paddle through canals.  Take advantage of the freedom to access locations inaccessible to cruise ships. As you paddle down the river, pass 2 of Gdansk's main islands, Granary Island and Olowianka Island. 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.

    We kayaked 6+km in light rain. It was good exercise and fun. Piotr was very patient and a gracious guide. I would do this tour again and would recommend this to anyone that is at least a little fit. You will have fun! There is a little shop near the kayak spot where you can buy cheap drinks and snacks too.

  • Gdansk: Guided Kayak Tour

    4. 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. 

    Great tour, you get to learn a lot and kayak at the same time! Guide is very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Gdansk.

  • Gdańsk: Everyday Bike Tour

    5. Gdańsk: Everyday Bike Tour

    Gdańsk is one of the most bike-friendly cities in Poland, and cycling is part of the local culture. Enjoy a guided bike tour of Gdańsk and get to experience the city the way the locals do. On your tour, you will be provided with a fascinating telling of the city's history from your professional and experienced guide. The tour is also a great chance to make some new friends during your time in Gdańsk. Get some exercise and enjoy the perfect way to spend a glorious summer day in the city. This tour is a must for those who want to get to know the city better. During your tour, you will discover the Old Town. Your guide will tell you about its historical monuments and delve into the regenerated Low Town. There, amidst the greenery, canals and the beautiful architecture, you will hear about the extraordinary mysteries of this part of town. Explore old forts from XVII century on and Gradowa ...

    It was very exciting an refreshing experience. Our guide was very kind and she was passionate explaning history of Gdansk.

  • Gdansk: Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

    6. Gdansk: Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

    Explore the culinary culture of Poland, during a walking tour. A culture of eating has strong roots among Polish people and your professional guide will show you the best dishes in Polish cuisine.  Meet your guide at your first stop, a top Polish restaurant, where you will experience Polish cuisine in a nutshell with a great menu. Have a chance to try Polish specialties and dishes served only in Gdansk. While tasting up to 13 different kinds of dishes, your guide will tell you about some Polish traditions and customs and what meals are served on which occasions. After a delicious feast, take a walk around the Old Town and Main Town in the fantastic heart of Gdansk. Admire Gdansk’s highlights, such as Neptune’s Fountain, the Basilica of St. Mary and the Town Hall. Experience a medieval atmosphere, as you walk through the Old Town. You will also learn about Polish history, customs, and l...

    Taking the tour with some friends. Done similar tours in other cities. Good tour with a friendly guide. Fun and a great experience. The only minus for us was the guide and his English. It was sometimes hard to understand.

  • Gdansk: Small Group Evening Walking Tour

    7. Gdansk: Small Group Evening Walking Tour

    Your tour will begin at 6:00 PM, when you meet your English-speaking guide at Neptune’s Statue on Dlugi Targ Street. Wander along Royal Road and Artus Court, before continuing to the Gold and Green Gate. From here the tour moves on to the Old Port, before heading to the Moltawa River to discover the Island of Granaries. Explore St. Mary’s Street and the Great Armory, before finishing up at at Piwnica Rajców. This is a place where you can find many types of good beer from throughout the ages. Piwnica Rajców is a brewery and restaurant located in the heart of Gdansk’s Old Town, in the historic Artus Court. Here you can try tasty cuisine from the Gdansk region, or craft beer brewed on site. You can also feel the historic atmosphere of feasts organized by wealthy Gdansk merchants, and representatives of municipal authorities.

  • Gdansk: Luxury Old Town Walking Tour For Scandinavians

    8. Gdansk: Luxury Old Town Walking Tour For Scandinavians

    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 previously only accessible to the powerful monarchs. During the tour you will have an opportunity to get to know something more than just history of Gdansk. You will hear about the Scandinavian influence on Poland -  of course relations were not always good. For example, despite the turbulent Polish-Swedish history from four hundred years ago, today's relations between the two countries can be boldly regarded as very good. Sweden was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Poland after Poland regained its independence in 1918. At the time when Solidarity was fighting for Poland's freedom, the Swedis...

  • Gdańsk: Islands and Canals Private Kayak Tour

    9. Gdańsk: Islands and Canals Private Kayak Tour

    Paddle through the canals of this Polish port city and access the secluded spots hidden from the land. Many tourists take ferry rides, but not everyone gets to experience Gdańsk from this alternative perspective. Explore a side of the city that most people don’t see.  Enjoy a beginner-friendly tour on either a double or single kayak depending on your skills and experience. Glide down the river and make your way past two of Gdańsk’s main islands, Granary Island and Olowianka Island, and the Soldek ship and the Crane – a former port crane.

  • Highlights of Gdańsk: Private Bike Tour with Licensed Guide

    10. Highlights of Gdańsk: Private Bike Tour with Licensed Guide

    Start with pickup from your hotel in the city center. First, explore the Old Town of Gdańsk to see famous sites such as the City Hall and the Neptune fountain. On the way visit the Gdansk Shipyard which is one of the more important symbols of the city. It is also one of the largest and most recognizable Polish shipyards. Admire the Amber Stadium, which was used to host football matches in Euro 2012, and visit the old harbor district. Continue to Brzezno, where you will find a beautiful and peaceful seaside park. Take a break at the pier and see the panorama of the entire bay of Gdansk. The final point on this part of the tour is the house of Gunter Grass and the historic working district of Lower Wrzeszcz. If you choose the 6-hours extended tour option, visit the charming seaside resort of Sopot. Here discover one of the most popular vacation destinations of Poland. Take a walk on the ...

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What people are saying about Gdansk Old Town

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 217 reviews

We kayaked 6+km in light rain. It was good exercise and fun. Piotr was very patient and a gracious guide. I would do this tour again and would recommend this to anyone that is at least a little fit. You will have fun! There is a little shop near the kayak spot where you can buy cheap drinks and snacks too.

Couldn't be happier with the trip - the guide was great and very knowledgeable, we learn loads about the history of Gdansk all while enjoying the kayaking part

It was very exciting an refreshing experience. Our guide was very kind and she was passionate explaning history of Gdansk.

The Guide is nice and told us the story about the city. Very recommended!

A very good and engaging guide. A good way to start your stay in Gdańsk.