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  • Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

    1. Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

    Malbork Castle is the largest castle in the world built with 12-15 million bricks it is even bigger than Windsor Castle. Malbork Castle is listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site and is visited by over 500,000 tourists each year. It is home to a museum with 40 thousand items including one of Europe’s largest collection of medieval architectural elements, a collection of artistic amber wares – unique all over the world, an impressive set of old weapons and military equipment, or the extensive coin collection, relating to the historic mints in Malbork. Your tour will begin when you are picked up from your hotel by an English speaking driver in a comfortable AC minibus, that will take to Malbork. Accompanied by a guide you will be able to enjoy sightseeing of Malbork Castle including a visit to the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master, which was at one point the residence of the so-called ...

    Extremely good was ourGuide. As like as baroness of the Malborg castle. Chauffeur was very goodlooking and polite, upon our ladies opinion. Very well organized . Thank you all!

  • Malbork Castle: 6-Hour Private Tour to the Largest Castle

    2. Malbork Castle: 6-Hour Private Tour to the Largest Castle

    Visit Malbork Castle, one of the largest and best-preserved Gothic strongholds in the world, on a 6-hour excursion from Gdansk. The castle dates from the end of the 13th century, and was a seat of the Teutonic Knights Order. The giant fortress required nearly 5 million bricks to build, and was constructed in 3 sections. It is one of a very few strongholds in the world that were never captured in battle. Spend 3 hours touring the Grand Masters Palace and the Great Refectory, and see the many chambers and towers, and also medieval armor and weapons. Hear tales about brave knights and the battles fought between Poland and the Teutonic Order.

  • Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

    3. Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

    On this 5-hour tour, a qualified guide will share with you the most interesting stories relating to Malbork Castle. The tour includes sightseeing the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master, at one time the residence of the so-called Grand Master of the Teutonic Order, as well as a visit of St. Mary's Church and of the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions. Malbork Castle, beautifully situated by the River Nogat, is currently considered the biggest gothic fortress in Europe and is an impressive example of medieval defense architecture. In 1997 it was entered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, and it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and significant monuments in Poland.

  • Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

    4. Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

    Built by the Teutonic Knights in the thirteenth century, Marlbork Castle remains today the largest castle in the world by land area. Your private tour of this historic landmark begins with a pickup from any location in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and a beautiful countryside drive to the town of Malbork.  On arrival at the castle grounds, you will be led through the medieval complex which consists of a monastery, fortress, and Grand Master Palace — all built entirely of bricks. Located on land that was variously occupied by foreign powers and partitioned in the centuries after its construction, Malbork Castle lies in the crosshairs of historical events that have profoundly shaped modern Europe. Get acquainted with this history firsthand and explore the nooks and crannies of a massive castle that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On your tour, you will also get a sense of everyday courtly...

  • From Gdansk: 5-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

    5. From Gdansk: 5-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

    Explore Malbork Castle, the medieval capital of the Teutonic Order Knights in Eastern Europe on a 5-hour tour from Gdansk. You will have a guided visit to the biggest red brick gothic castle in the world, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of the crusaders, in the form of an Ordensburg fortress. This is not only a chance to admire beautiful architecture but also to familiarize yourself with life in former times, see old technical devices, and view the Collection of Past Arms. The castle's cellars also host the "History of Amber" exhibition, presenting a collection of Baltic Sea amber and amber jewelry. At the end of the tour, you will transfer back to Gdansk.

    Our driver was prompt and informative. We enjoyed the drive to Malbork Castle. Our tour guide to the castle was amazing. She was friendly and informative and knew so much about the castle and the Knights. We had a great time.

  • Gdansk: Gniew Castle Private Guided Tour

    6. Gdansk: Gniew Castle Private Guided Tour

    Visit authentic Castle and explore halls, chapels, ancient torture chambers and exhibits to experience the medieval times of knights and kings. The Castle in Gniew is a historic residence built in the thirteenth century. This Gothic Teutonic castle was built on a square plan, an it’s clearly visible, even with past expansions.  Your professional guide will tell you all about the history of the castle and who used to inhabit this beautiful, well-preserved building. Walk through many rich chambers, including the torture chamber, castle chapel and defense galleries. There will also be time to stop at a local restaurant for lunch if you will feel hungry.  The small and charming village of Pelplin, which houses a stunning cathedral. This unexpected huge sacral building is named after the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Enter the gate and see what is inside one of the biggest brick ch...

  • Warsaw: Castle of the Teutonic Oder in Malbork Full Day Tour

    7. Warsaw: Castle of the Teutonic Oder in Malbork Full Day Tour

    Discover one of Poland's most intriguing and history-rich landmarks, the Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork. Start the day with and early departure from Warsaw and travel to the castle with your local guide. When you arrive, visit the High Castle which holds the convent, the convent’s reflection, the Convention Chamber and much more. Then wander through to the Middle Castle which houses the Great Refectory, basements, and the kitchen, then move onto the Palace of the Grand Masters to find the Summer Refectory and the Low Hall. As you explore the complex, learn about the hundreds of years worth of history contained within the castle walls. Marvel at the castle’s rich and unique collection of sculptures and archaeological exhibitions, that includes amber, ceramics, furniture, military items, textiles, stained-glass, and engravings, as well as an impressive military exhibit with an a...

  • From Warsaw: Full-Day Malbork Castle Tour by Private Car

    8. From Warsaw: Full-Day Malbork Castle Tour by Private Car

    Learn the medieval heritage of the Teutonic Castle in Malbork on a full-day excursion from Warsaw. Spend the day exploring what is considered the world's largest gothic castle complex as well as the churches and architecture in Malbork. Travel from Warsaw to Malbork in a private vehicle, suitable for up to 6 passengers. Upon arrival, join a group of visitors for a 3-hour tour with an English-speaking guide. After touring the castle, admire the mix of medieval and communist-era architecture in Malbork. Discover its churches and monuments and even choose to take a short boat cruise down the Nogat River (not included in the tour, please inform the local partner in advance) to take in the fortress from the water. Photograph the gothic-style St. Mary's Gate and the medieval sculpture of St. Elzbieta Turynska in the Old Town.  After sightseeing and lunch, return to the car for your return t...

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4.7 / 5

based on 29 reviews

Fantastic trip

Our driver arranged pickup perfectly. The guide( an old lady, forgot her name) was very knowledgeable and friendly, to know every details of the castle, an very historical tour worth to see this spot if you stay in Gdansk. It was a little bit pity we went there in a cold rainy day. The castle is very beautiful and magnificent. We had a very good time for this half day tour.

Extremely good was ourGuide. As like as baroness of the Malborg castle. Chauffeur was very goodlooking and polite, upon our ladies opinion. Very well organized . Thank you all!

Fantastic day trip

Our driver was fantastic, gave us a guided drive to Marlbork where our guide took us around the castle.. well worth a day trip

What a palace!

Lots of cool history and stylish architecture that you don't have much to compare with in Norway should be seen: ^)

The beautiful castle, full of history, very well explained by the guide.