Gdańsk Attractions

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INFORMATION ABOUT GDAŃSK

What can you see in Gdańsk?

Gdańsk, located in northern Poland at the mouth of the Motława River into the Vistula, is one of the oldest cities in the country, with origins dating back to 999. Its strategic location on the Gulf of Gdańsk made it an important commercial and cultural center. Known for its historical role as the place where World War II began and a symbol of the fight against communism, Gdańsk is today a dynamically developing city, combining history with modernity.

The heart of Gdańsk is the picturesque old town with the Royal Route, the Main Town Hall, Artus Court, and the Neptune Fountain. The city is an important scientific and economic center, with a large seaport and vibrant cultural life. Every year it attracts tourists with its monuments, such as the largest brick temple in Europe, the port crane, as well as modern museums and entertainment venues in the former shipyard. Gdańsk’s attractions provide entertainment for both adults and children, making the city an ideal place for a weekend getaway or longer vacation.

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The most popular tours in Gdańsk

Bestseller!
Najbliższy termin: czwartek, 1 sierpnia o godz. 10:00

The most important attractions of Gdańsk with a guide

Available languages:
Free cancellation within 24 hours
Duration: 2.5 hours
Licensed guide
from 79 zł
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What you will see:
  • The Royal Road with the Main Town Hall, Neptune’s Fountain, Artus Court and beautiful tenement houses of wealthy townspeople
  • The Golden Gate, Torture Gate, Green Gate and other water gates
  • St. Mary’s Basilica
  • Mariacka Street, known for its beautiful buildings and amber jewelry sellers
  • Old Port with Crane, Ship “Sołdek”
  • The Great Armory and the bustling Piwna Street
  • Jan Hevelius Monument and the Great Mill
  • The oldest parish church in Gdańsk – St. Catherine
  • Church of St. Bridget, the symbol of Solidarity

Description:

We will start from the picturesque Długi Targ, where we will see the most important monuments, including: The court of Artus and Neptune, the guardian of the city. Then we will go to the monumental St. Mary’s Basilica, one of the largest brick churches in the world, to admire its magnificent interiors. Walking along the Motława River, we will stop at the Old Crane, which is the symbol of the Gdańsk port. We will end the tour at the Neptune Fountain and the City Hall, discovering the secrets of Gdańsk’s history.

Price includes:
  • Sightseeing with a licensed guide
  • Admission to St. Mary’s Basilica
  • Admission to the church of St. Catherine
  • Admission to the church of St. Bridget
  • Headset (for groups of more than 10 people)
Additional information:
  1. The tour will run with a minimum of 5 registered adult participants. If the required number of people are not gathered, we will refund your money.
  2. Guided walking tour
  3. We recommend adapting your clothing to the prevailing weather conditions.
  4. Organizer: Etours sp. z o. o.
Bestseller!
Najbliższy termin: piątek, 26 lipca o godz. 10:00

Visiting the European Solidarity Center with a Guide

Available languages:
Free cancellation within 24 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Skip the line at the ticket office
The official guide
from 89 zł
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In short:

What exhibitions will you see:

  • The birth of Solidarity
  • The power of the powerless
  • Solidarity and hope
  • A culture of peaceful change
  • War on society
  • The road to democracy
  • The triumph of freedom

Tour description:
Together with your guide, you will learn about the heroes and heroines of the fight for freedom, their inspiring stories and the legacy that remains alive in the hearts and minds of people to this day. It is not only a visit to the museum, but also a journey through ideas that continue to inspire people to fight for dignity, freedom and solidarity around the world.

Included in the price:
  • Entrance tickets to the European Solidarity Center
  • Certified guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Visiting the permanent exhibition
  • Reservations can be changed up to 24 hours before the trip
Additional information:
  • The guide will help you understand the broader context of historical events related to solidarity
  • The tour takes place inside the museum
  • The tour is accessible to people in wheelchairs
  • Possibility of visiting with a stroller
  • Moving between floors can be done by elevator
  • Organizer: Etours sp. z o. o.
Bestseller!
Najbliższy termin: piątek, 26 lipca o godz. 11:30

Visiting the Museum of the World War II with a guide in Polish

Available languages:
Free cancellation within 24 hours
Duration time: 3 hours
Skip the line at the ticket office
The official guide
from 89 zł
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Short description:

Visit one of the best-rated museums in Poland. An official guide will take you through the history and interesting facts, so you won’t miss anything. See all the exhibits at the permanent exhibition and listen to fascinating stories.

Price includes:
  • Admission tickets to the Museum of the Second World War
  • Official guide in Polish
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Visiting the permanent exhibition
  • Reservation changes can be made up to 24 hours before departure
Additional information:

Meeting point: Monument to Captain Witold Pilecki, in front of the entrance to the Museum of the Second World War.

Link to the meeting place

  • The museum exhibition is located underground, which may result in lack of coverage during the visit
  • The guide will help you understand the broader context of historical events related to World War II
  • Tours accessible to people with disabilities
  • Moving between floors is possible using an elevator
  • Organizer: Etours sp. z o. o.
Bestseller!
Najbliższy termin: czwartek, 1 sierpnia o godz. 11:00

Tickets for a Guided Tour of the Stutthof Camp

Available languages:
Free cancellation within 24 hours
Duration: 2 hours
Skip the queue to the entrance
The official guide
from 69 zł
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Short description

Description:
Visit the Stutthof Museum, located on the site of a former concentration camp. Visit the preserved Old Camp, the gas chamber, the command office, and the reconstruction of the crematoria. Explore history through rich archives and exhibitions, and discover the darkest stories of the past.

What you will see during your visit:

  • Preserved barracks and the exhibits presented there
  • Commander’s Office Building
  • Gas chambers
  • Crematoria
price includes
  • Entrance tickets to the museum
  • The official guide
  • Visiting the permanent exhibition
Additional information
  • Much of the visit takes place outside, we recommend checking the weather before your trip.
  • The guide will help you understand the broader context of historical events related to World War II
  • The tour is accessible to people in wheelchairs
  • Possibility of visiting with a stroller
  • Organizer: Etours sp. z o. o.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Why Visit Gdańsk

Historic Old Town:

Gdańsk attracts with its old town, full of tourist attractions such as the Main Town Hall, Artus Court, or the famous Neptune Fountain. Walking along Długa Street, you can feel the spirit of past epochs, making it an ideal destination for a weekend trip.

 

Culture and Entertainment:

Gdańsk pulsates with cultural life throughout the year, offering various festivals, museums, theaters, and concerts. The rich cultural and artistic offer makes the city a perfect place for a cultural weekend.

 

Site of Historical Events:

Gdańsk, known for its key role in Polish and European history, has witnessed many important events, from its role in Baltic trade to the birth of Solidarity. It’s a city that changed the course of history, while offering rich tourist attractions.

 

Proximity to Nature and Sea:

Gdańsk combines urban bustle with proximity to nature. Access to the golden beaches of Sopot or the cliffs in Orłowo allows for relaxation and escape from everyday life, making it an ideal place for weekend outdoor attractions.

FAQ

FAQ: Book Tickets for Gdańsk Attractions

What are the most popular attractions in Gdańsk?

The most popular attractions are: Old Town, Crane over the Motława, St. Mary’s Basilica, Artus Court, Museum of the Second World War, Neptune Fountain, and European Solidarity Centre.

Where can you buy tickets for Gdańsk attractions?

Tickets for selected attractions in Gdańsk are available online on our website. Tickets for other attractions should be found independently.

How to get cheap tickets for attractions in Gdańsk?

According to the law, museums are obliged to offer free admission tickets on one day of the week. Each museum sets its own policy regarding free days, so it’s worth checking this information regularly. Ticket pools are limited and often require advance booking.

What to do in Gdańsk if you don't want to spend a lot of money?

In Gdańsk, without spending much money, you can enjoy free attractions such as walking through the picturesque Old Town, visiting famous beaches in search of amber, or relaxing in numerous city parks. Museums offer free entry tickets once a week, and the city is full of monuments accessible without charge.

What are the lesser-known attractions in Gdańsk?

In Gdańsk, there are lesser-known but equally fascinating attractions, such as the picturesque Wałowy Square, the historic Romanesque Cellar from the 13th century, the viewpoint Roof of Forum Gdańsk, the Bridge to Ostrów Island, Zappio Alley, the Żuraw M3 viewpoint offering spectacular views, the green Post-Fortress Park, and historical bastions and the former moat.

What is the best way to get around Gdańsk?

What is the best way to get around Gdańsk? Gdańsk is well-connected, so we recommend using public transportation. However, for sightseeing, we recommend planning on foot, as the most important points of the city are close to each other.

When is the best time to visit Gdańsk?

The best time to visit Gdańsk is spring or autumn when the weather is mild and tourist crowds are much smaller. In summer, the city attracts many visitors, which can affect the comfort of sightseeing. If you want to enjoy a calmer atmosphere, choose these less crowded months.

What are the best museums in Gdańsk?

The most popular museum is the Museum of the Second World War, followed by the European Solidarity Centre and the Amber Museum.

What are the best attractions in Gdańsk for children?

Children will surely love a boat cruise, but check the current schedule! Besides that, the best attractions for children in Gdańsk are: Rope Park in Brzeźno, Hevelianum, JUMPCITY Gdańsk, Gdańsk Zoological Garden, Exhibition of LEGO Block Constructions Gdańsk, Brzeźno Park, Brzeźno Pier, Oliwa Park.

What are the suggestions for spending romantic time in Gdańsk?

If you want to spend an evening with a beautiful view of the city and impress with creativity at the same time, we invite you to the AmberSky Ferris wheel. Compared to the famous London Eye, it offers amazing views and a dose of excitement.

What are the best districts to visit in Gdańsk?
  1. Main Town: Long Market, Mariacka Street, Gdańsk Crane.
  2. Długie Ogrody and Ołowianka: Museum of the Second World War, Ołowianka.
  3. Oliwa: Oliwa Park, Oliwa Cathedral.
  4. Wrzeszcz: Grunwaldzka Street, Jaśkowa Valley.
  5. Lower Town: Łąkowa Street, Garrison.
  6. Brzeźno: Brzeźno Pier, Brzeźno Park.
  7. New Port: Lighthouse, Wisłoujście Fortress.

Each district offers unique attractions and atmosphere.

Flexible cancellation conditions
Free cancellation up to 5 days
How does it work?
You can cancel free of charge up to 5 days before the tour date indicated on the purchased Voucher.
Cancellation up to 3 days before the tour date indicated on the purchased Voucher will result in a fee of 50% of the order value.  
You can change your reservation up to 5 daysbefore the tour date.
You can make changes to your reservation covering 50% of the order value up to 3 daysbefore the tour date.
To make a modification or cancellation, send a message with information to the address [email protected]
Changes made less than 3 days from the tour date will not be taken into account.
Cancellation of the trip less than 3 days from the tour date is non-refundable.
Cancellation Policy
Free cancellation within 24 hours
How does it work?
You can cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before the tour date indicated on the purchased Voucher.
You can make changes to your reservation up to 24 hours before the tour date.
To make a modification or cancellation, send a message with information to the address [email protected]
Changes made less than 24 hours from the tour date will not be included.
Cancellation of the tour less than 24 hours from the tour date is non-refundable.