Gdansk is the oldest Hanseatic town more than 1000 years old with a vivid modern history. It is where the Solidarity movement started, which led by Lech Walesa contributed to the fall of communism and transformation in Central and Eastern Europe. Pay a visit to the restored Old Town and a picturesque waterfront.
- While a walk through the Gdansk Old Town see the Prison Tower; the Long Market – a magnificent street with Patrician mansions; the Main Town Hall and the Artus Court – a building used for Hanseatic League meetings and the Gothic brick of St. Mary’s Basilica;
- Follow in the footsteps of Solidarity with visit to the exhibition “Roads to Freedom” – a moving tribute to the Solidarity movement, the St. Bridget’s Church – a record of the Solidarity period with the tombstone of the murdered priest Jerzy Popiełuszko, a collection of crosses from the 1980-88 strikes and a door with bas-reliefs of scenes from Solidarity’s history; the Monument to the Shipyard Workers, erected in memory of the workers killed in the riots of 1970;
- Full day excursion to Malbork – with the largest fortress of the Teutonic Knights;
- Enjoy an outstanding organ concert in Oliwa Cathedral that belongs to thee Cistercian Monastery.