Gdansk Short Break - Christmas Markets

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  • Visit Gdansk & experience its Christmas Markets on this festive 4-night short break.
  • Stay close to the city centre, with easy access to all the main sights & attractions. 
  • Learn the history of the Baltic coastal city on a half day guided walking tour.
  • Enjoy free time to explore the city or go Christmas shopping with tips from our local guide.

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Your Gdansk Short Break - Christmas Markets Overview

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.

Trip Itinerary

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Travel to Gdansk, Poland

Arrive in Gdansk

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On arrival in Gdańsk airport, you will be met by our local guide and transfer to your hotel.

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Discover Gdansk City

Half day walking City tour of Gdańsk

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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

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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.

 

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At Leisure

Discover Gdansk at your Leisure

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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.

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Gdansk at Leisure

At Leisure

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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

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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.

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Depart Gdansk

Return Home

Today we say farewell to Poland with fond memories. Depart from your hotel to Gdańsk Airport for your return flight home.

* We aim to operate your tour itinerary according to the format shown. Occasionally, local conditions and unexpected events may result in adjustments to the planned schedule. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in the event of any changes

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Know before you go

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.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

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.

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