Gdansk Free Walking Tour
Gdansk free walking tour guides you through Gdansk, a beautiful city on the Baltic coast of Poland that offers a rich history, stunning architecture and a charming atmosphere. Known as the birthplace of the Solidarity movement and as one of the leading ports during the Hanseatic League, Gdansk has a rich history that can be seen in its stunning old town, filled with colorful buildings and historic monuments. Visitors can explore the lively streets and visit landmarks like the Long Market, St. Mary’s Basilica and the Upland Gate. Gdansk is also a hub for maritime activities and offers a unique blend of history, culture and modern amenities, making it a must-visit destination in Poland.
♦ Meeting point: Długi Targ
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Language: English
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: Booking this tour is mandatory
Free Walking Tour Gdansk – Itinerary
Free walking tour Gdansk starts at the heart of the Old Town, the Long Market (Długi Targ), where you can admire the colorful buildings and Gothic architectural style. From there, head towards the iconic St. Mary’s Church (Kościół Mariacki), one of the largest brick churches in the world. Admire the intricate carvings, stained glass windows and the beautiful altarpiece inside the church.
Next, visit the Neptune Fountain (Fontanna Neptuna) at the Green Gate (Brama Zielona) to learn about the city’s connection to the sea. Walk towards the Crane (Zuraw), a medieval port crane that has been preserved as a museum. From there, make your way to the Golden Gate (Złota Brama), a 14th-century defensive tower that now houses a museum showcasing the city’s history.
End your tour at the Artus Court (Dwór Artusa), a Renaissance-style palace that used to be a gathering place for merchants and artisans. Today, it serves as a cultural center and hosts exhibitions and performances. With its stunning architecture, rich history and cultural heritage, Gdansk is a city that’s sure to leave a lasting impression.