Gdansk Short Break
- Explore Gdansk on this 4-night short break holiday & see the best of this Baltic seaside town.
- Stay near the city’s charming old town centre for easy access to all the top sights.
- Uncover the history of Gdansk on a half day walking tour from an expert, local guide.
- Enjoy plenty of free time to discover this unique Polish city at a leisurely pace
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Your Escorted Gdansk Short Break Holiday
Experience the stunning architecture, fascinating history and laid-back atmosphere of Gdansk with us on this 4-night guided holiday. This colourful city feels distinctly different from other Polish cities and is an Eastern European gem. We’ll uncover what makes Gdansk so special on a guided walking tour of the city’s Old Town with stops at the Golden Gate, Mariacka Street, the historic Town Hall and the symbol of Gdansk, the Neptune fountain. When it comes to leisure time on this short break, we’ll be spoilt for choice as Gdansk has many of Poland’s finest museums, such as the National Maritime Museum and The Museum of the Second World War. There will also be an optional excursion from Gdansk to Malbork Castle, one of the most incredible Medieval Fortresses in Europe. If you’re looking to unwind and relax after sightseeing in Gdansk, the city has an abundance of charming cafés, bars and restaurants to choose from.
Activity Level: Easy
Travel to Poland
Arrive in Gdansk
On arrival in Gdańsk airport, you will be met by our local guide and transfer to your hotel.
Discover Gdansk City
Half day walking City tour of Gdańsk
Join us on a half day walking tour of the Old Town in Gdańsk!
This morning we enjoy a walking tour taking in some of the most popular sites this city has to offer, such as the Golden Gate to the Old Town, the Renaissance and Gothic Prison Tower, historic Town Hall, Artus Court and the symbol of Gdańsk, the Neptune fountain! Visit one of the most beautiful streets in Gdańsk, Mariacka Street, where St Mary’s Church stands, and last but not least, a visit to the Solidarity Monument by Gdansk Shipyard.
Afternoon at Leisure
The afternoon is yours to further explore at your own pace. Your expert guide will be happy to recommend additional places of interest.
Discover Gdansk at your Leisure
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and a day of discovery in the fascinating city of Gdansk. Perhaps visit the Amber Museum, or the Museum of the Second World War, enjoy a walk along the Vistula river, or take a tram to the beach.
Gdansk at Leisure
Today is free to enjoy more of Gdansk’s delights. Savour some Polish delicacies, including delicious pastries, and of course you can’t leave this city before trying Pierogi ; “Polish dumplings, a must for any visit to Poland! Sip coffee and watch the world go by in one of the many cafes, the choice is yours!
Optional Excursion to Malbork Castle
Enjoy an optional excursion out of Gdansk to Malbork Castle, one of the biggest and most spectacular Medieval Fortresses in Europe! Learn about the history of this UNESCO World Heritage site, which was constructed by the Teutonic Knights and explore one of the largest Gothic castles in the world on your guided excursion.
Minimum of 15 participants required.
Today we say farewell to Poland with fond memories. Depart from your hotel to Gdańsk Airport for your return flight home.
Know before you go
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
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