Our offers for shore excursions in Gdańsk
Explore the port city on the Baltic coast of Poland with our cruise shore excursion offers below.
Small groupsExcursions in a family atmosphere
Great servicePick up directly at the harbor
High reliabilityOn-time-back-to-ship warranty
Effective time managementBook your activities in advance
Cheap shore excursionSave money by self organising
High individualityArrange activities and times freely
Useful information for your excursion in Gdańsk
In addition, we have collected tips and information about the cruise port in Gdynia and also about the most beautiful sights in Gdansk below.
Famous attractions in Gdańsk
Gdańsk is a fascinating port city with a colorful history. After World War II, Gdańsk was largely in ruins and had to be rebuilt. Numerous famous sight-seeings today make it extremely exciting for a shore excursion in Gdańsk.
The Crane is the landmark of Gdańsk. It was built in the 14th century and is served to fulfill two functions at once: on the one hand, it is a city gate, on the other hand, it has a crane function for loading goods.
St. Mary’s Church of Gdańsk
St. Mary’s Church is a large Catholic church in the center of the city. The church is also one of the 20 largest churches in Europe.
Town Hall and historical Museum
The Town Hall is located in the Main City of Gdańsk. The large building with its tall tower is a prominent part of the cityscape. Gdańsk Historical Museum lies inside the town hall.
National Museum Gdańsk
The National Museum of Gdańsk is one of the most important museums in Poland. The museum displays old and modern art as well as other exhibits related to the history of Poland.
Green Gate and Golden Gate
The Green Gate and the Golden Gate are city gates of Gdańsk. The tourist center of Gdańsk lies between the 2 gates with the Long Market and the Neptune Fountain.
Map of the cruise port in Gdańsk (Gdynia)
Most cruise ships dock outside Gdańsk, in the port of Gdynia at Pomorskie Pier. The cruise terminal has free Wi-Fi for the visitors.
Only smaller ships can moor in New Gdańsk port, at Oliwskie Pier.
Things to know before your shore excursion in Gdańsk
Shipping companies and routes
Many cruise ships from well-known lines like Princess, P&O, Oceania and Carnival dock at Gdańsk/Gdynia during their cruises in the Baltic Sea. The numbers are expected to grow in the upcoming years.
Immigation and visa
Poland is an EU member and part of the Schengen area. US citizens do not have to apply for a visa to visit Gdańsk . However, most cruise lines require mandatory passports for Baltic cruises. Depending on the route, an ID card may be sufficient.
For more accurate information please contact your cruise operator specifically.
Taxi and other public transports
The easiest way from Gdynia to Gdańsk city center is by train. The nearest train station from the cruise terminal is called “Gdynia Glowna” and is about two kilometers away. It’s best to take a taxi there. In Gdańsk, the central railway station Gdansk Glowny is an exit point.
Alternatively, you can take a taxi for shore excursions on your own right at the cruise terminal.
The cruise season in Gdańsk lasts from May to August every year. The summer months are perfect for land excursions in Gdańsk. There are only a few arrivals of cruise ships in the port of Gdańsk/Gdynia in other months of the year.
The currency in Poland is Złoty (PLN) (1 dollar = 3.68 Złoty ; 1 pound = 4.74 Złoty ). Cash can either be exchanged or withdrawn at an ATM.
Websites of the port and tourist organizations
Video: Impressions of Gdańsk
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