Gdansk. Medieval, Royal and today's heart of Gdansk

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Tour Number

Activity Level

237451


Categories

Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. if children are supervised by an adult.

Friendly: Yes.
People with disabilities must be able to get in and out of a car and should be able to walk.
People on wheelchairs can join the tour however the access to the Main Town Hall and some other museums will be difficult (stairs) or even impossible, so some help is needed to get inside.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Polish (fluent), English (advanced)

Tailor made walking tour with guide lived many years in the heart of Gdansk


See the oldest part of Gdańsk with short stop on Solidarity Square.
Walking alongside the Royal Way you will see the rebuilt houses belonged in the past to rich patrician families of Uphagen, Ferber, Schwarzwald, Main Town Hall, Artus Court and houses rented by kings visited the town.
We will cross Mariacka Gate to see beautiful Mariacka Street with fore-terraces and many shops with amber.
In the biggest gothic world church made of bricks St. Mary's church we will admire the great astronomical clock from XV century, old sculptures and copy of the famous painting of Hans Memling "The Last Judgement".
On the bank of Motlawa River we will set eyes on the Old Crane worked many ages in the harbour.
We will not miss also the Great Armoury, place where guns, balls were stored in the past with façade designed by Dutch architect.
If you wish we can stop on Piwna Street to taste famous pierogi or beer made in small local brewery.

Itinerary

Among others you will see the main objects in the Old Gdansk: the Upland Gate, Golden Gate, Coal Market, Długa Street, Uphagen House, Main Town Hall, Neptune Fountain, Artus Court, Mariacka Street, St. Mary's Church, Old Crane, Great Armoury.
Entrance to St. Mary's Church.
On the way we will stop for a short while on Solidarity Square.
Programme can be changed according to your request on the spot and the entrance to other chosen objects like: Main Town Hall, Amber Museum, Uphagen House, Maritime Museum, Archeological Museum can be included.
If the change affects the tour time prolongation additional price USD 35 per hour will be paid at the end of the tour.
Please note that museums are closed on Monday and Main Town Hall and other objects can be closed due to official meeting. In such case the entrance to some other museum or object will be suggested and mutually agreed.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Gdansk Airport, Gdynia or Gdansk harbour,
Main Railway Station Gdansk/Gdynia
or other agreed place.
I will keep in my hands the sign board with your name and I'll have my guide ID

End location: We can end the tour in Gdansk/Gdynia harbour or in place agreed at the beginning.
After the tour you can go yourself to not visited during the tour museums, to have your lunch, to have a rest in cafe, to go to cinema, to take a boat (from May to September) to Westerplatte, Sopot, Gdynia, Hel.
I can help you to reserve place for lunch or dinner where you can taste traditional Polish dishes like pierogi (dumplings), golonka lunch (knuckle lunch), schabowy z kapustą (pork cutlet with cabage), gołąbki (stuffed cabage with rice) barszcz (beetroot soup), żurek (sour soup) and others.
Please note that museums are closed on Monday and the Main Town Hall and other objects can be closed at any time due to official meetings.

Duration: 4 hours

The duration can be affected by weather, crowds, many visitors in museums and St. Mary's Church etc.
In case of bad weather conditions programme can be changed a little bit.

Transportation

Car and walking.
Please note that objects in the Old Town are situated close to each other and no transport is necessary.

What’s Included

Other: ..............English speaking guide and car transport.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

120 PLN (Polish Zlotys) - (about USD 30,-).
Entrance to Uphagen House - PLN 10,-/person.
Entrances to the Main Town Hall, Amber Museum - each PLN 12,-/person;
St. Mary's Church - PLN 6,-/person.
Lunch - PLN 30-60.
Glass of beer - PLN 5-12,
cup of tea - PLN 4-6, coffe 6-8.
Toilets - PLN 2-3.

What’s Extra

Other: The entrances to museums (from Tuesday to Sunday),
coffee during the break, beer, lunch, maps and books,
insurances.

Restrictions

According to Polish law visa formalities ALSO related to ashore should be dealt BEFORE coming to Poland and/or start the cruiser journey.
Read carefully Ministry of F. A. conditions
http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/travel_to_poland/entering_poland/entering_poland

A Recent Review of this tour

Maggi had a nice van and driver, and worked very hard to score some very special experiences for us in Gdansk- including a photo op with the mayor! She's very energetic and fun to be with.
Sheryl Manning

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