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Gdansk Shore Excursions



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       Explore Gdasnk (Gdynia), Poland with your professional tour team from UlkoTours!

     We offer 4 options of tours, designed for you to enjoy the most of Gdansk on your shore excursion.  

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 bee GDT = Guaranteed Departure Tour

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Oliwa cathedralcandy shopOld Town Of Gdansk

 

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Contact us by e-mail to place your reservation: booking@ulkotours.com

 


 

bee Easy Gdansk : Panoramic tour with Oliwa cathedral and Old Town Walking tour Book now

 

NOT Recommended for persons with limited walking ability due to uneven surfaces.

Gdansk shore excursions

Tour start time: 30 minutes after the ship docks or will be specified by your manager.

Duration: 5 hrs

Includes: guide, roundtrip port transfer, panoramic city tour, walking old town tour, visit to Oliwa Cathedral (subject to availability)

Extra costs: entrance fee to St Mary's Basilica


 

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE GROUPS for ONLY 80 USD*

* If a client buys St.Petersburg tour with UlkoTours. Full price is 100 USD.

 

       Meet your professional English-speaking guide outside Oliwa cathedralthe main port gate, check in for the tour and get ready to listen and learn a lot on this comprehensive tour of the old Hanseatic town of Gdansk.

       On your way from the port of Gdynia, you will hear the story of this medieval town that played such an important role not only in its country's history, but in the world history as well.

       Your first stop will be at the magnificent Oliwa Cathedral (see photo), built by Cistercian monks in the 12th century. This magnificent basilica holds works of art in Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Classical  styles, but is more famous for its amazing Oliwa Organ that boats 5100 pipes!  

       As you keep driving towards the Old Town, you will make several photo stops to capture the most memorable and important Solidarity Squaresights of the 20th century history: the island where the World War II started, the ship yard from where Cold War broke out and of course Solidarity Square (see photo) that set off the fight for freedom among the working class.

       Once you finally reach Gdansk Old Town (see photo), you will leave the bus and will tour along the main street from the Golden Gate to the Green Gate. (which in fact is not green at all, but you will learn the story why people call it green.) Once nearly destroyed during the war, Old Town Of Gdanskthis lovely town will capture your heart with its bright-colored houses and mansions of Polish merchants and nobility, recreated almost from ruins. You will learn how to read history from bricks, and will admire the Town Hall of Gdansk and the largest brick cathedral in the world - St. Mary's Basilica. (*inside visit is NOT included, we recommend to visit the church during free time for self-exploration at the end of the tour)
American visitors will be delighted to learn that Mr. Farenheit was born in Gdansk (back then called Danzig), and will even be able to walk along the street where he had once lived. 

       After the Old Town walking tour, you will enjoy some free time for self-exploration, shopping or a relaxing coffee break in one of the local cafes.

       At the end of the tour, you will meet your tour guide and bus at the designated spot and transfer back to the ship.

IMPORTANT: Please note that tour order may vary depending on traffic conditions and general availability. Inside Tour of the Oliwa cathedral cannot be guaranteed due to religious services, weddings or others private events.      

 

 

Group Tour: Book the GDT tour the way you feel comfortable

 

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1. Add it to ANY St.Petersburg tour at a SPECIAL PRICE: 80 USD p.p.

2. By itself at a regular 2017 price of 140 USD p.p. 

 

Private Tour cost 2016, per person in USD**

Group Size  
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
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16
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Tour Cost  

 $269
 $203
 $155
 $126
 $106
 $93
 $92
 $83
 $75
 $72
 $67
 $59
 $58
**10 USD p.p. DISCOUNT for all who book a ST PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US

 

 

 



 

bee bee Moderate Gdansk : Stuffhof Concentration camp, Panoramic tour & Old Town Walking

 

Stutthof Concentration campNOT Suitable for families with little kids due to sensitive nature and persons with limited walking ability due to uneven surfaces.

 

Tour start time: 30 minutes after the ship docks or will be specified by your manager.

Duration: 7 hrs

Includes:  guide, roundtrip port transfer, panoramic city tour, walking Old Town Tour, Stutthof Concentration camp

Extra costs: lunch, entrance fees where applicable (St.Mary's Basilica), tips

 

        Meet your guide and driver by the ship Oliwa cathedral Interiorand start the tour. Learn brief history of this hanseatic town while driving from the port of Gdynia via Sopot and Oliwa (photo stop by Oliwa cathedral is possible) to the town of Gdansk. Enjoy a Panoramic Driving city tour with photo stops at most important places, like the Solidarity square that set off working class fight for more freedom , the ship yard from where Cold War broke out, and the view of the island where World War II started.


       You will then continue further East, heading out to the picturesque lowlands that surround Gdansk, to finally arrive to the little village of Sztutowo, a popular eco-friendly vacation destination among the poles nowadays, yet a place with terrifying history back in mid 20th century.


       Get your nerves ready for heart-breaking views and stories as you enter Stutthof Concentration Camp, which was in operation from September 2, 1939 and the last camp liberated by the Allies only on May 9, 1945. On your tour, you will see what is left from the camp, visit remaining barracks, gas chamberStutthof Concentration camp, Creamtorium and the Monument to all the victims, with ashes from the Creamtorium. Although not much is left from the actual camp these days, as Nazis tried to destroy evidence as much as they could, this tour is an eye-opening experience for all first timers, and a hour spent in mourning for those, who had lost their relatives and friends.


       Not much will be said on your return trip back to the city of Gdansk, Stutthof Concentration campas we try to give our clients some time to get over what they had just witnessed, but upon arrival to Gdansk you will finally get distracted from sad thoughts by the picturesque colorful views of the Old Town, that will bring you back into positive mood.


       You will leave the bus and will tour along the main street from the Golden Gate to the Green Gate. (which in fact is not green at all, but you will learn the story why people call it green.) Once nearly destroyed during the war, this lovely town will capture your heart Old Town Of Gdanskwith its bright-colored houses and mansions of Polish merchants and nobility, recreated almost from ruins. You will learn how to read history from bricks, and will admire the Town Hall of Gdansk and the largest brick cathedral in the world - St. Mary's Basilica. (*inside visit is NOT included, we recommend to visit the church during free time for self-exploration at the end of the tour)
       American visitors will be delighted to learn that Mr. Farenheit was born in Gdansk (back then called Danzig), and will even be able to walk along the street where he had once lived.

       After the Old Town walking tour, you will enjoy some free time for self-exploration, shopping or a relaxing coffee break in one of the local cafes.

       At the end of the tour, you will meet your tour guide and bus at the designated spot and transfer back to the ship.

             

 Private Tour cost, per person in USD

Group Size  
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
14 
16
Book now

Tour Cost  

 355$
 $265
 $201
 $163
 $137
 $119
 $117
 $105
 $95
 $91
 $84
 $73
 $62

10 USD p.p. DISCOUNT for all who book a ST PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US

 NO discount for students and children, as they take a separate seat on the bus.

 

 

 

 


 

bee bee beeIntensive Gdansk

Option 1 : Panoramic tour & Malbork Castle & Old Town Walking Tour with Amber Museum

 

Saint Mary's basilicaNOT Suitable for persons with limited walking abilit due to uneven surfaces and multiple steps.

 

Tour start time: 30 minutes after the ship docks or will be specified by your manager.

Duration: 7 hrs

Includes:  guide, roundtrip port transfer, panoramic city tour, walking Old Town Tour, Malbork castle admission, Amber Museum admission

Extra costs: lunch, entrance fees where applicable (St.Mary's Basilica), tips

 

        Meet your professional tour guide Oliwa Organoutside the main port gate, check in for the tour and get ready to listen and learn a lot on this comprehensive tour of the old Hanseatic town of Gdansk.

       On your way from the port of Gdynia, you will hear the story of this medieval town that played such an important role not only in its country's history, but in the world history as well.
Your first stop will be at the magnificent Oliwa Cathedral, built by Cistercian monks in the 12th century. Malbork castleThis magnificent basilica holds works of art in Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Classical  styles, but is more famous for its amazing Oliwa Organ (see photo) that boats 5100 pipes! 
       As you keep driving towards the Old Town, you will make several photo stops to capture the most memorable and important sights of the 20th century history: the island where the World War II started, the ship yard from where Cold War broke out and of course Solidarity Square that set off the fight for freedom among the working class.Malbork castle


       From there you will head South-east towards Malbork, a small town that was founded by Teutonic Knights in the 13th century in the honour of Saint Virgin Mary (German name for Malbork is Marienburg). Under continuous conctruction for almost 230 years, Malbork  became the largest BRICK castle complex in the world, and is actually three castles combined in one another. Malbork is considered to be the most impressive of its kind in entire Europe and also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

       You will tour the Inner castle Malbork castlewith it's numerous halls and corridors, visit the most important rooms (like Assembly room, Dining Hall (see photo), Kitchen and of course Toilet gallery). You will learn about life during middle ages, the struggles people had (How do you heat such a huge castle?), what they ate, how they entertained themselves and so much more.

       This place is a great expoloration possibility for children and their parents, it will bring stories to life and will become a lasting memory. Please be aware that there are extremely many steps to climb, as well as cobblestones to walk, so comfortable shoes are recommended.

       At the end of the castle tour you will get a chance to have a short lunch break at a local cafe/restaurant, located right in the castle (pre-booking recommended, so please ask your guide to do that for you), and then will set off back to Gdansk.


       Once you finally reach Gdansk Old Town,  you will leave the bus and will tour along the main street from the Golden Gate Amber Museum of Gdanskto the Green Gate.  (which in fact is not green at all, but you will learn the story why people call it green.) Once nearly destroyed during the war, this lovely town will capture your heart with its bright-colored houses and mansions of Polish merchants and nobility, recreated almost from ruins. You will learn how to read history from bricks, and will admire the Town Hall of Gdansk and the largest brick cathedral in the world - St. Mary's Basilica. (*inside visit is NOT included, we recommend to visit the church during free time for self-exploration at the end of the tour)


        You will conclude your exploration with a visit to the Amber Museum (see photo), located in the former Town Prison, and you will not only learn about Amber (what else can be there at an Amber Museum?), but will also try try to decipher names of former prisoners, scribbled on the doors of prison cells (see phtoto).

       After the Old Town walking tour, prisonyou will enjoy some free time for self-exploration, shopping or a relaxing coffee break in one of the local cafes.

       At the end of the tour, you will meet your tour guide and bus at the designated spot and transfer back to the ship.

             

 

 Private Tour cost, per person in USD

Group Size  
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
14 
16
Book now

Tour Cost  

 $372
 $283
 $220
 $181
 $156
 $138
 $135
 $123
 $114
 $110
 $103
 $93
 $92

10 USD p.p. DISCOUNT for all who book a ST PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US

 NO discount for students and children, as they take a separate seat on the bus.

 

 

 

 



bee beebee Intensive Gdansk

Option 2: Panoramic tour & Malbork Castle & Stuffhof Concentration camp

Malbork castle NOT Suitable for families with little kids and persons with limited walking ability due to uneven surfaces and multiple steps.

 

Tour start time: 30 minutes after the ship docks or will be specified by your manager.

Duration: 7 hrs

Includes: guide, roundtrip port transfer, panoramic city tour, entrance fee to Malbork castle, admission to Stuffhof concentration camp

Extra costs: lunch, entrance fees where applicable, tips

 

       This tour is recommended for all returning visitors to Gdansk, who have already been to the Old Town. The tour takes you to two most popular places in the area - Malbork castle and Stutthof Comcentration Camp.

       Meet your professional tour guideStutthof Concentration camp outside the main port gate and start your exploration.

       You will first head to Sztutowo, where Stutthof Concentration Camp is lcoated which was in operation from September 2, 1939 and the last camp liberated by the Allies only on May 9, 1945. On your tour, you will see what is left from the camp, visit remaining barracks, gas chamber, Creamtorium and the Monument to all the victims, with ashes from the Creamtorium. Although not much is left from the actual camp these days, as Nazis tried to destroy evidence as much as they couldStutthof Concentration camp, this tour is an eye-opening experience for all first timers, and a hour spent in mourning for those, who had lost their relatives and friends.

 

       After Stutthof you will head South towards Malbork,  a small town that was founded by Teutonic Knights in the 13th century in the honour of Saint Virgin Mary (German name for Malbork is Marienburg). Under continuous conctruction for almost 230 years, Malbork  became the largest BRICK castle Malbork castlecomplex in the world, and is actually three castles combined in one another. Malbork is considered to be the most impressive of its kind in entire Europe and also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

       You will tour the Inner castle with it's numerous halls and corridors, visit the most important rooms (like Assembly room, Dining Hall, Kitchen and of course Toilet gallery). You will learn about life during middle ages, the struggles people had (How do you heat such a huge castle?), what they ate, how they entertained themselves and so much more.

       This place is a great expoloration possibility for children and their parents, it will bring stories to life and will become a lasting memory. Please be aware that there are extremely many steps to climb, as well as cobblestones to walk, so comfortable shoes are recommended.

       At the end of the castle tour you will get a chance to have a short lunch break at a local cafe/restaurant, located right in the castle (pre-booking recommended, so please ask your guide to do that for you), and then will set off back to the port,.


 Private Tour cost in 2016, per person in USD

Group Size  
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
14 
16

 

Book now

Tour Cost  

 $365
 $276
 $212
 $174
 $148
 $130
 $128
 $116
 $106
 $102
 $96
 $85
 $84

10 USD p.p. DISCOUNT for all who book a ST PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US

 ONLY 3 USD discount for students 7-18 and 6 USD discount for children 0-6, if they take a separate seat on the bus.