The Amber Route Min. 2 pax

See the best what northern Poland has to offer during this 6-day tour, covering the most impressive tourist attractions. Start your trip in the capital of Poland – Warsaw, and head up north by a comfortable express train. Explore the picturesque city of Gdansk with one of the most outstanding historical markets in Europe. Listen to extraordinary 18th century pipe organs, walk on the longest pier in Europe and visit the harbor area with the “Błyskawica” destroyer – the oldest preserved ship of this kind in the world. Your tour will be incomplete without Malbork, the world’s largest stronghold made of brick and the Westerplatte peninsula where the World War II began. It’s a memorable opportunity to explore one postcard-worthy destination after the next.

Duration 6 days
* extensions available
Availability every Friday
Departures from Warsaw
Ends in Gdansk
Group Size Max 20
Average rating 4.4/5
Show prices in: PLN USD EUR GBP CAD AUD
Tour starts every Friday. If you decide to start to different day, the price may change.
This tour is organized for minimum 2 pax. If you are a solo travellers, please contact us for special deal!
Accommodation in triple room - upon request.
The tour is not reccommended for people with disability.
No. of people Double occupancy Single occupancy
3* hotels - low season (January, February, November, December) 721 EUR / per person 856 EUR / per person
3* hotels - medium season (March, July, August) 729 EUR / per person 906 EUR / per person
3* hotels - high season (April-June, September, October) 787 EUR / per person 980 EUR / per person
4* hotels - low season (January, February, November, December) 813 EUR / per person 1009 EUR / per person
4* hotels - medium season (March, July, August) 842 EUR / per person 1030 EUR / per person
4* hotels - high season (April-June, September, October) 898 EUR / per person 1156 EUR / per person
Included in price

  • accommodation in Warsaw (2 nights) Gdansk (3 nights) with breakfast
  • all airport/train station transfers
  • private guided tour in Warsaw (including private transportation)
  • private guided tour of the Old Town of Gdansk
  • full-day private guided tour of Tricity (including transportation and entrance tickets)
  • half-day private guided tour to the Teutonic Castle in Malbork and Westerplatte Peninsula (including private transportation and entrances)
  • train tickets from Warsaw to Gdansk (express train, II class)
  • entrance tickets: St. Mary’s church and Amber Museum in Gdansk
  • VAT

Not included in price

  • flight tickets
  • travel insurance
  • optional gratuities
  • other services not included in programme

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Day 1

Arrival day

Welcome meeting at the Warsaw airport or the train station with your driver who will take you to the centrally located hotel. Rest of the day for your private disposal. Recommended activities: visiting Praga district, viewing terrace on the 31st Floor of the Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw Uprising, Fryderyk Chopin or the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, culinary workshops, Chopin piano concert.

Day 2

Warsaw tour

Morning:
After breakfast, enjoy a 3-hour introductory tour of Warsaw which include the very best of the city: majestic Old Town, razed to the ground during the Second World War and rebuilt with preservation of old architectural assumptions; the area of the former Jewish Ghetto; the busy downtown teeming with life all year round; the most picturesque tourist route, known as the Royal Route, which goes from the Royal Castle towards Lazienki Royal Gardens where the excursion will be finished.
Afternoon and evening:
Free time for city explorations or relax.
Overnight stay in Warsaw.

Day 3

Travel to Gdansk, the city of amber

Morning:
Meet your personal driver on the hotel lobby and transfer to the railway station to catch the express train to Gdansk. After 3,5 hours of journey, you will arrive to city where our local driver will welcome you at the arrival platform and transfer you to the selected hotel.
Afternoon:
After lunch break, explore the historic city of Gdansk with one of the best local guides. During the three hours, you see the Golden Gate, Town Hall, Neptune fountain, the Arthur’s Court and the Green Gate. Later on, you’ll have an opportunity to see the symbol of the city – the Old Crane as well as the St. Mary’s Church. Next you will enjoy a walk on Mariacka street, which is the most famous street in Gdansk. You will be amused by the cobblestones, old burgher houses with their perrons and elegant mini-terraces you’ll see at the place. This is the best area to enjoy a cup of coffee and buy some of beautiful amber jewelry. The tour ends with a visit in a small amber museum, presenting the history of amber, its properties, acquisition and processing throughout history – from the earliest times to the present day.
Evening:
Free time and overnight in Gdansk.

Day 4

Tricity: Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot

This day you will see three different cities that formed one flourishing metropolitan area known as the Tricity.
Morning:
You’ll start from your hotel and then departure to the Gdansk shipyard, a place where Solidarity movement was created, there you’ll see a Monument to Fallen Ship Workers and a famous gate to the shipyard. Next point of the itinerary leads to the Cathedral of Oliwa – a Cistercian church, famous for its pipe organs, which you might be able to listen to.
Afternoon:
You’ll be taken to the famous Baltic resort, Sopot. Boasting beautiful beaches and ritzy resorts, Sopot is also known for its wooden pier (the longest in Europe) and lively Monte Cassino Street. You’ll have a chance to take a walk by the promenade and the pier. After a nice coffee and lunch break, you’ll be transferred to Gdynia harbor. Delight the panoramic view from Kamienna Gora Hill, visit the Kosciuszko Square with former warship ‘ORP Blyskawica’ and tall sailling ship ‘Dar Pomorza’. Drive back to your Gdansk hotel.
Evening:
Free time and overnight in Gdansk.

Day 5

Teutonic castle of Malbork & Westerplatte

Morning:
Pick up from you hotel to start an excursion to The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork. This world’s largest brick castle (UNESCO list) is a classic example of a medieval fortress. You will have an opportunity to get to know how the life in the past ages looked like. Nowadays, the castle hosts various exhibitions, among others an impressive collection of armour and amber. On the way back you’ll stop in Westerplatte peninsula where the first battle of the Second World War took place on September 1, 1939.
Afternoon & evening:
Free time and overnight in Gdansk.

Day 6

Departure or continuation

Depending on your flight/ train schedule, our driver will take you either to the airport in Gdansk or to the railway station. If you plan to continue to other destinations in Poland or Central Europe to extend your tour, we will be glad to assist with further arrangements.

Details

The order of the visited places may change.
Tours starting in following dates – 10th April 2020, 1st May 2020, 25th December 2020, 1st January 2021 – will be calculated separately.

 

Unesco world heritage monuments

  • historic Centre of Warsaw
  • castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

 

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