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  • Torun - City of Copernicus: Day Tour from Gdansk or Poznan

    1. Torun - City of Copernicus: Day Tour from Gdansk or Poznan

    See one of the best examples of a medieval Gothic town in Poland, and one of the country’s oldest cities on a full-day guided tour from Gdansk or Poznan. Torun was the birthplace of Copernicus, the renowned astronomer who made the crucial discovery that Earth is not the center of the universe. During a walking tour of Torun’s Old Town you’ll visit the Copernicus House and the cathedral with its bell tower. Admire the splendid views of this UNESCO World Heritage Site from the tower. After seeing the sights of Old Town, there will be time to hunt for souvenirs. Try the gingerbread, a specialty of Torun that’s baked according to recipes dating from the 16th century! At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel in either Gdansk or Poznan.

  • Toruń: Full-Day Tour of the City of Copernicus

    2. Toruń: Full-Day Tour of the City of Copernicus

    Travel back in time and explore the charming old city of Toruń on the banks of the River Vistula. With easy pick-ups from the Tri-City towns of Gdańsk, Sopot, and Gdynia, you will drive south to see all the most significant monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, a guide will meet you to lead you through the Old Town, starting with the Leaning Tower, part of the city’s medieval walls. Left undamaged by World War II, the Old Town of Toruń was inscribed by UNESCO in 1997 for its largely intact medieval street plan and outstanding buildings. You will also explore the adjacent New Town, founded in 1264 and amalgamated into the Hanseatic League 12 years later. Admire the red-brick merchant houses and Gothic spires of churches, such as the late Gothic Church of St. James. Go to the ruins of the Castle of the Teutonic Order, destroyed by the town’s residents in 1454. Step ...

  • From Warsaw: Full-Day Private Visit to Torun

    3. From Warsaw: Full-Day Private Visit to Torun

    Learn about the charming city of Torun, one of the few Polish cities to escape major damage in World War II. Snap pictures of the beautifully preserved Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was included in the list of the Seven Wonders of Poland in 2007.  The day starts with pickup from your accommodation in a Mercedes Benz. Travel with up to 6 passengers to Torun with your English-speaking driver and meet your local guide.  Explore the Old Town, the New City, and the Teutonic Castle and admire the city defense walls and fortified towers that form part of the skyline. Learn about the founding of Torun by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century and see the ruins of the castle, left pretty much unchanged since its destruction by disgruntled medieval townsfolk. Visit St John's Cathedral, home to the seven-ton Tuba Dei (God's Trumpet), one of the largest medieval bells in Europe....

  • Torun: Living Museum of Gingerbread & Old Town Private Tour

    4. Torun: Living Museum of Gingerbread & Old Town Private Tour

    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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