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West Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Szczecin: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

1. Szczecin: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Learn the legends and historical facts about Szczecin, a fantastic city situated in Western Pomerania, on a private guided walking tour. Hear about the Duchy of Pomerania and discover the remains of the city fortifications at the Seven Pillars Tower. Follow the medieval trail and see the top attractions of Szczecin. Start your tour at Park Anders and discover its hidden monuments in the trees and plants of the park. Look for the humorous statue of Jan Czekanowski. If you look closer, you'll find many others. Along the road, pass by some of the cities' Roman Catholic churches and admire their stunning architecture. You'll also have the opportunity to see the interior of the Roman Catholic Church of St. Wojciech. Adjacent, you'll find the Water Gate Fountain which offers a colorful show spectacle after sunset. Then, visit the 14th-century Cathedral Basilica of St James the Apostle and marvel at its exterior. See the noble residences, ornate houses, including the decorative Loitz's Tenement, now home to the State High School of Visual Arts. Continue the tour towards the Odra River to visit the Sienna Market Square, along with other public buildings such as Red Town Hall and Szczecin City Hall. If you select the 3-hour option, you'll have the opportunity to take in the best views over the city from the Bulwar Piastowski. Then, visit the cities most prestigious monument - the Pomeranian Dukes' Castle. Learn about the history of the Duchy of Pomerania and admire the richly decorated buildings. Next, make your way to the Wały Chrobrego promenade to absorb the beauty and medieval atmosphere of the city. The half-day tour (4 hours) includes the unique opportunity to enter the Basilica of St James the Apostle including its breathtaking viewpoint platform on top, as well as a visit to the Philharmonic. Lastly, see the emblematic sundial in front of the Royal Gate.

Szczecin: Medieval Old Town Private Walking Tour

2. Szczecin: Medieval Old Town Private Walking Tour

Hear legends, facts, and stories of the Duchy of Pomerania and discover the remains of the city fortifications while walking with your private guide. Start the trail at Plac Andersa where you will discover some monuments hidden by the trees and plants in the park. See some Roman Catholic churches, admire their stunning towers and take a look at the interior of the Church of St. Wojciech. Next, find the Water Gate, a fantastic fountain which has a colorful water show after sunset. See the great 14th-century Cathedral Basilica of St. James the Apostle. Pass by the former noble residences and ornate houses of the Old Town, including the decorative Loitz's Tenement, now home to the State High School of Visual Arts. Walk towards the Odra River to see the Market Sienny Square with its magnificent Town Hall. Follow your guide to one of the best views in the city at Bulwar Piastowski. Then make your way the pride of Szczecin, the Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle. Finally, admire the beautifully-decorated buildings and finally stroll down the Wały Chrobrego promenade.

Szczecin Underground Routes and Old Town Private WalkingTour

3. Szczecin Underground Routes and Old Town Private WalkingTour

Discover the significance of Szczecin in World War II on a tour through its underground passages. The occupying German forces built an anti-aircraft shelter underneath the city in 18th-century tunnels which has survived to the present day. The shelter was used during air raids and could accommodate 5000 civilians. Enter the shelter and discover a variety of exhibitions, mannequins, photos, and movies played with special sounds and lights. Learn about its use in World War II in an exciting way. Walk along the "World War II Route” with the shelter as the main attraction. Afterwards, follow your guide to the Old Town where you can admire the medieval sights of the city, including the beautiful views of the Odra River from Bulwar Piastowski and see the beautiful Market Sienny Square. For those who want to see more, there is a 3-hour option which includes an additional special route in the underground shelter. This route highlights the use of the shelter during the Cold War and life during Communist times.

Szczecin Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle Private Walking Tour

4. Szczecin Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle Private Walking Tour

Meet your knowledgeable local guide and explore the top attraction of Szczecin, the Pomeranian Dukes' Castle. The castle has five wings and two courtyards. Acting as a cultural institution it organizes an array of cultural events: concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions, conferences and meetings. The site serves also to educate visitors about the history of West Pomerania. Walk through the courtyards of the castle, which are preserved from medieval times. After visiting the castle, follow your guide to one of the most beautiful sites in Szczecin, Wały Chrobrego Promenade. On the way, you will pass also the Tower of Seven Coats. This is one of the few remaining parts of the cities medieval fortifications. To see more of the city, choose a 3-hour option where you will continue from Wały Chrobrego Promenade and follow your guide to the Karłowicz Philharmonic Szczecin. Created in vanguard style with geometric parts and fascinating architecture inside. At the end of this trip you will also see the emblematic sundial in front of the Royal Gate as the heart of Old Town Szczecin.

Szczecin Private Vodka Tasting Tour

5. Szczecin Private Vodka Tasting Tour

Explore the culture of Poland through its favorite liquors and bars on a vodka tasting tour of Szczecin. Get an insight into the local customs and traditions from your expert guide. Learn how to identify the best quality vodkas and hear how vodka is produced. Visit a restaurant that serves an impressive selection of different vodkas and plum brandies, and enjoy tastings with a selection of delicious snacks. Continue to a bar that dates back to the '60s and hear about the harsh days of Communist rule. Explore vodka's role in daily life as the most sociable drink. End at a quirky venue where vodka presentation is treated as an art form and the best barmen prepare fancy shots in a variety of different ways.  

Usedom: Day Trip to Szczecin - Private Guided Tour

6. Usedom: Day Trip to Szczecin - Private Guided Tour

Explore Poland and visit beautiful Szczecin city. Your German-speaking driver and professional guide will pick you up at your accomodation and drive to West Pomerania, an area rich with history and culture. Hear legends, facts and stories about Duchy of Pomerania and visit the remains of the city fortifications. Follow the Medieval trail and see the top attractions of Szczecin such as the park: Plac Andersa, where you can spot the sitting figure of famous Polish anthropologist Jan Czekanowski on a bench. Look around and see who else you find. On the way you will find some Roman Catholic churches where you can admire their stunning towers and check out their lavish interiors. You will pass Water Gate, a fantastic fountain which gives a colorful experience after sunset and the 14th-century Cathedral Basilica of St James the Apostle. As you walk down towards the Odra River, you will see the quaint Sienny Market Square and Old Town Hall. Then on to the pride of Szczecin - the Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle. Get familiar with history of Duchy of Pomerania and admire the richly decorated buildings. In your free time, why not sample some local Polish dishes like Pierogi.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Andrzej our amazing guide was just perfect he made our trip so specia!

We are really pleased we booked this guided tour, 3 hours was not enough, our guide showed us everything we wanted to see and more besides. His English was perfect we learnt so much, we saw so much, we would recommend his tour to anyone who wants to discover the history of Szczecin right up to the present day. We were able to walk in the steps of my ancestors, visit the places they lived and worshiped before the end of WW2. We now have an understanding of life for Germans living here before, during and after the war when they had to leave and Stettin became Polish. This city is so friendly but without Andrzej our guide we would have missed so much. We have no reservations in recommending this getyourguide tour. Worth every ‘penny’ as they say in England! Thank you!

Our guide Dominik was extremely well-founded, charming and humorous! He was able to answer all of our questions, including those that went far beyond historical questions. We would like to thank you very much for a wonderful afternoon!

A very informative and entertaining tour. The guide is extremely well qualified with in-depth knowledge and excellent knowledge of German.

Very informative and friendly guide!

Andrej was a Great Guide! He was patient and friendly as my baby spent most of the time crying. Would very much recommend him to anyone!

Very nice city guide with a good knowledge of the city and its history. Recommended !!!