Prague Christmas Markets
- 04 Dec
- 22 Nov
- 22 Nov
- 04 Dec
Take a guided short break to Gdańsk and discover its magical Christmas markets with us. On our guided walking tour of Gdańsk, we’ll discover this colourful city and see what makes it so unique and distinctly different from other places in Poland. We’ll explore the Old Town with stops at the Golden Gate, Mariacka Street, the historic Town Hall and the symbol of Gdańsk, the Neptune fountain. There will be plenty of free time to pick up some festive gifts, see more of Gdańsk or visit its variety of museums. There’s a fantastic variety of cafés and restaurants to unwind and relax in after a day of sightseeing or Christmas shopping! Gdańsk is perfect for a short getaway and it’s one of the most beautiful Christmas markets to visit in Europe.
On arrival in Gdańsk airport, you will be met by our local guide and transfer to your hotel.
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.
The afternoon is yours to further explore at your own pace, wrap up warm and head to the Christmas Markets where stallholders sell a variety of different crafts, foods and Christmas decorations. Savour a delicious hot chocolate and local delights, taking in the Christmas twinkling lights.
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 wander the markets for some Christmas shopping and tasty treats.
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!
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.
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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