Torun - City of Copernicus: Day Tour from Gdansk or Poznan
- Private group
- Duration: 10 hours
per group up to 3
per group up to 3
Peer into the heart of Poznan on this walking tour of the famous city. Begin at Mickiewicz Square, where you will visit the Collegium Maius building, the famous Opera House, and the magnificent Michiewicz University. Afterwards take a tour round the Imperial Castle, which dates back over 100 years to the city's German era. You’ll continue on to the picturesque Srodka District, where you will visit the Gothic Cathedral on the island of Ostrow Tumski. Next cross the Chrobry Bridge to enter the splendid Old Town, famous for the Renaissance Town Hall dominating over Market Square. Along the charming streets, discover the impressive baroque church and the Franciscan church that contains a miniature model of old Poznan. Before returning to your hotel, you’ll visit Freedom Square which is surrounded by famous 19th century historical buildings including the National Museum, Raczynski Library, ...
Start your tour with a visit to the Gothic Cathedral on Ostrow Tumski island, the site of the baptism of Poland in 966 A.D. Passing the Chrobry Bridge, enter the splendid Old Town, famous for the Renaissance Town Hall dominating over the Market Square. Stroll along the charming streets to discover the impressive baroque church and the Franciscan Church with a miniature model of old Poznan. Continue walking to the Freedom Square surrounded by the historical 19th century buildings: the National Museum, Raczynski Library, Bazar Hotel, and Arcadia. Then, transfer to the Ulan Brewery, where you will learn all the techniques of beer production and the origin of bubbles. After this fascinating tour, you are invited to the brewery pub for a well-chilled beer. Cheers!
See one of the best examples of a medieval Gothic town in Poland, and one of the country’s oldest cities on a full-day guided tour from Gdansk or Poznan. Torun was the birthplace of Copernicus, the renowned astronomer who made the crucial discovery that Earth is not the center of the universe. During a walking tour of Torun’s Old Town you’ll visit the Copernicus House and the cathedral with its bell tower. Admire the splendid views of this UNESCO World Heritage Site from the tower. After seeing the sights of Old Town, there will be time to hunt for souvenirs. Try the gingerbread, a specialty of Torun that’s baked according to recipes dating from the 16th century! At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel in either Gdansk or Poznan.
Explore Poland’s 5th-largest city, a historic destination is known for its colorful, Renaissance-style builds and old-world charm. Start the city tour at the Main Square, one of the most picturesque market squares in Poland. The colorful townhouses create a fairytale atmosphere around the Town Hall which is located right in the middle of the square. It is a 16th century renaissance masterpiece. Today it houses Museum of History of the City of Poznan. At noon you can watch the traditional duel of the Town Hall goats. Move on to one of the local shops or bakeries and buy a delicious St. Martin’s croissant, a symbol of Poznan. Have a stroll over to the Imperial Castle. Its Neo-Romanesque style will surely take your breath away. It is a historical palace just in the middle of the city, which served as the provincial residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II. Built in the first decade of the 20th ...
On this full-day tour from Poznan you will travel to Warsaw to explore the famous sights of Poland’s capital city. You will start the tour by travelling 3 hours by train from Poznan to Warsaw, where you will meet your tour guide. In Warsaw you will visit Łazienki Park, where you will see the Palace on the Water and the Roman theatre on an island in the lake. Transfer along the Royal Route to the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can walk through the medieval cobblestone streets dominated by the Royal Castle and the Cathedral. Continue on to the New Town, where you will see the Krasinski Palace, the Palace of Justice, and the Monument to the Warsaw Uprising. Throughout the tour you will also see the Grand Theatre and Opera House, the Jablonowski Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Saxon Gardens. At the end of the tour you will transfer back to Warsaw Central...
Discover the historic Wielkopolska Region of west-central Poland on a full-day tour from Poznan. The 8-hour sightseeing trip takes you into the heart of Greater Poland to visit 3 of its most spectacular treasures. Departing from Poznan, you will drive to Gniezno, the first capital and cradle of the Polish state. Explore the Cathedral, famous for its bronze Romanesque doors that depict scenes from St. Adalbert’s life, and for the pure silver coffin of St. Wojciech. Continue to Biskupin, the oldest settlement in Poland. Dating back to the 8th century BC, it is now a superb open-air museum that recreates a life-size model of an Iron Age fortified settlement. After lunch, climb on board a narrow gauge railway and ride to the beautiful village of Wenecja, fondly known as the “Pearl of Pałuki.” You will visit the fabulous Narrow Gauge Train Museum, which boasts a stylish waiting room and ma...
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