Torun: Private Guided Old Town Highlights Walking Tour
- Duration options: 2 - 4 hours
Visit Torun, a medieval city with one of the most beautiful town squares in all of Europe. As a historic site, Torun ranks as high as Cracow or Gdansk. It was even included in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. See the remains of the Old Town that weren't destroyed during the wars. Start your 2-hour tour from Theatre of Wilam Horzycy and admire the architecture of this building. Then, continue the path to the Planetarium and learn interesting facts about the universe. Discover the numerous statues in town including the statues of John Paul II, Nicolaus Copernicus, the Donkey of Torun, and more. Next, look inside the sublime baroque-style Church of Holy Spirit. Visit the medieval part of the Old Town and listen to tales and legends. Then. try to stand upright under the Leaning Tower. Head over to Arthur's Court, the former meeting place of the city’s merchants, and obs...
Visit the museum dedicated to the great astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, then take a walking tour of the Old Town of Torun. Benefit from the services of a private expert guide exclusive to your group. Select the 2-hour option for a more condensed exploration of the Old Town, or upgrade to the 3-hour option to explore the area even better. First, meet your guide at the House of Nicolaus Copernicus Museum, supposedly the birthplace of Copernicus Once inside, discover documents and mementos connected with his life and work, as well as interactive exhibitions that bring his great achievements to life. Explore real life artifacts, 3D displays, light shows with a view of the Universe, and more. The museum covers not only the man and his work but also other subjects, such as the period he lived in, medieval Torun, the history of astronomy, architecture, the earth and solar system, and even ec...
Discover the deep regional tradition of making gingerbread in Torun at the Living Museum of Gingerbread, the first interactive museum of its kind in Europe. Then, take a walking tour around Torun Old Town and see the sights. Enjoy a private tour with a licensed guide exclusive to your group. After meeting your guide, enter the Living Museum of Gingerbread. Enjoy a special show, an innovative history lesson, and an interesting lecture from a local specialist. Find out not only about gingerbread but the medieval era, the first kings, and Polish customs. At the end of your museum tour, help the Gingerbread Master to make your own cookie. After your gingerbread lesson, follow your guide to see the city highlights nearby. Go for a short walk and admire the Market Square, the Town Hall, and the Nicolaus Copernicus Monument, as well as the famous astronomer's house. See the Planetarium and t...
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A very entertaining tour with various funny questions to be answered, a short break in the right place and all kinds of urban and personal anecdotes. We recommend!