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Kashubian Switzerland Private Tour

1. Kashubian Switzerland Private Tour

Learn about the historical and cultural significance of the Kashubian Switzerland region of Poland on a full-day tour from Gdansk. Admire the lush forests and lakes. You'll also get to see the region's rolling hills that were formed by glaciers. Apart from the breathtaking views, the Kashubia Region boasts strong traditions which are still cultivated today, and a unique language and delicious cuisine. In Żukowo check out the historic, 12th-century Norbertine Nunnery building. In Chmielno, visit the Museum of Kashubian Pottery where pottery utensils are decorated with characteristic Kashubian motifs. There will be more attractions in Szymbark, where you can learn how to sing Kashubian songs. Discover the longest wooden board in the world, see a house that stands "upside down," and visit the Siberia Exiles Home. To round off the trip, visit the observation point on the Wieżyca Hill, which stands at the highest point on the Middle Europe Plateau. See the sun set from the hill before beginning the journey back to Gdansk.

Kashubian Switzerland 1-Day Private Tour from Gdansk

2. Kashubian Switzerland 1-Day Private Tour from Gdansk

During the 1-day tour around Kashubian Switzerland from Gdansk you will have a chance to explore the Kaszuby region. This region is well known for its rich culture and traditions, but also stunning view on peaceful lakes, hills and forests. Besides that, Kaszuby also has its own unique language, and exquisite cuisine. During this tour you will have an extraordinary occasion to enter fantastic Ethnographic Museum. Only with us you can visit this place and it’s the best way to get closer with kashubian culture. It was the very first established open air museum in Poland. It is arranged in authentic old cottage and collecting typical for XVII-century local culture things. You will find traditional home and household appliances, precious headdresses decorated with golden embroidery, glass paintings and pottery. Whole area of museum is stretched upon 22 ha so there is a lot to see and discover. Time to check the Center of Education and Region Promotion in Szymbark - unique and extraordinary place, totally “Must See” located exactly in the heart of Kaszuby! There, you can listen and learn some traditional Kashubian songs, get amazed by “upside down” house, visit the Siberia Exiles Home and much more. On the way back you will find fantastic viewpoint on Wuthering Hill in Chmielno. Take a deep and relaxing breath at the top of it and admire picturesque views of Kashubian nature, full of hills, forests and nice lakes.

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