Gdansk and Sopot sightseeing for cruise and land clients
Gdansk City Tour including visiting Stutthof Concentration Camp:
Gdansk is a city with 1000 years history, once described as the Hanseatic granary of Europe. It is also the city of famous scholars and humanists. The Old Town of Gdansk is a delightful place. You will see the Long Market with its townhouses restored after damages of World War II. On our way will be the Fountain of Neptune, right outside the Artus Court – once meeting place for the wealthy burghers of Gdansk. You will not miss the Crane Gate, Green Gate, Golden Gate, High Gate and Prison Tower. One of the most important sights will be the Church of St Mary.
It is the largest medieval brick-built church in Europe with well known figure of the Virgin and Child and Astronomical Clock made by Hans Durunger in 15th century. Another important sight on our way will be Oliwa Cathedral – built in 14th century in Gothic style.
The Nazi camp Stutthof for civilians was established on 2 September 1939, then turned into a special labour camp and finally a concentration camp. Some 125,000 prisoners from 13 countries of Europe were kept here. 85 000 were killed. It was the first Nazi camp on Polish territory and the last to be liberated. Now the camp site is the State Stutthof Museum, comprising a gas chamber, crematorium four shacks for the living quarters and the SS watchtower.
Price includes: pick up and drop off in Marina, transportation by private car, English Speaking Guide, entrances to: Synagogue in Gdańsk and Stutthof Concentration Camp.
Tricity tour is an extended version of standard Gdansk City tour. It includes all sights mentioned in Gdańsk City
Tour description plus more interesting sights in Gdansk and also two other cities: Gdynia and Sopot which together with Gdansk comprise the Tricity.
During this tour you will have time to see the house of Lech Walesa in Oliwa district and the monument to the Shipyard Workers at Solidarnosc Square. You will also visit Westerplatte – place where first shots of World War II were fired on 1st September 1939.
There is a huge monument to the Defenders of Westerplatte here today.
Finally we will move to Sopot – the most popular and fancy sea resort in Poland. This is a perfect place to take a walk along the sandy beach and feel the atmosphere of holidays. Before going back to Gdansk you will ride through Gdynia – young city with big port which today is a centre of shipbuilding and maritime industries and you will visit remains of Jewish Cementery.
Price includes: pick up and drop off in Marina, transportation by private car, English Speaking Guide, entrances to: Synagogue in Gdańsk, Westerplatte and Cathedral in Oliwa.