Two famous places in one day
Kashubia is situated in the Eastern part of Pomerania in Northern Poland.
In the past the essential part of Pomerania was conquered by The Teutonic Knights Order.
In the middle of XIVth cent. the Order established the capital of its state in Malbork.
The tour will give you occasion to see the part of this state and to touch the regional folklore of the present.
The name "Cassubia" was used first time in XIII century and concerned the part of Western Pomerania.
Later Kaszubians mooved to the Eastern part of Pomerania.
It will be occassion to touch Kashubian folklore in Regional Centre in Szymbark where you will see the upside house, the longest wooden board registered in Guiness Record Book, Siberian houses and where you can taste beer from local brewery.
To enrich your visit in Kashubia the folklore musician group can be ordered.
The tour can be modified according to your wishes and our agreement.
We will go firstly to the Malbork Castle and next to the Kashubian Regional Education Centre in Szymbark
We will stop for 2 hours in the Centre to see the longest board in the world registered in Guiness Record Book, Siberian houses, upside house, the biggest piano and other objects.
It will be also possibility to taste the beer from local brewery and other local specialities.
At your request the folk Kashubian group can be ordered at extra price.
At the end you will have the opportunity to see the former Cartusian Monastery Church in Kartuzy with the only remaining hermitage.
The place of lunch break to be agreed.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: - at the reception of your hotel in the center of one of the Tricity towns (Gdańsk, Sopot or Gdynia,
- in other agreed place (including Gdańsk, Gdynia harbour, Lech Wałęsa Airport).
I will keep in my hands the paper with your name and I'll have my guide ID.
Location options: Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request, Airport, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler's request, Rail or Bus Station
End location: In your hotel in Tricity area or other agreed place.
Duration: 9 hours 30 min.
The duration can be affected by weather, many visitors in the Regional Centre in Szymbark and some other unforseable circumstances.
In case of unforeseen events programme can be changed according to our mutual agreement.
Car and walk.
If visa to Poland is required all visa formalities also related to ashore (according to Polish law) should be dealt before the coming to Poland and/or start the cruiser journey.
Visas for citizens of about 90 countries are not required.
Transport by car up to 4 persons, English speaking guide including Malbork Castle guide.
For modified tour for cruisers passengers: In case of ship may not dock and guide bear some cost (like ordered car, events...) pricing will be negotiated and agreed.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
120 Polish Zlotys - Entrance fees/person:
Cartusian Monastery Churche - PLN 7
Kashubian Museum or Norbertine Monastery Church (if time permits) - PLN 10/6
Regional Kashubian Centre - PLN 20
Lunch in one of the fish tawern/restaurant on the way PLN 30-60
1 hour Kashubian music, instruments and dress presentation - on earlier demand - + PLN 300 (abt USD 93)/group
Entrance to Malbork Castle - PLN 39,50
Glass of beer - PLN 5-12,
cup of tea/coffee - PLN 4-10
Toilets - PLN 2-3.
The entrances costs to Malbork Castle, Regional Kashubian Centre, Cartusian Monastery and other churches/objects, lunch, folklore music during your lunch/coffee/tea break, beer during the break, maps and books,
toilet fees, insurances etc.
The car/bus for more than 4 persons can be ordered at additional price.
List of about 90 countries
whose nationals may enter Poland
without a visa
are published on the page
of the Ministry of Foreigh Affairs Republic Poland http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/