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From Gdansk: Half-Day Malbork Castle Tour with Audioguide

1. From Gdansk: Half-Day Malbork Castle Tour with Audioguide

Enjoy a visit to the largest castle in the world and discover the UNESCO-listed castle and fortress with an audioguide. The audio-guided tour will take you around the most important sights in the castle such as the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master. Benefit from hotel pickup to make the experience hassle-free. Get picked up from your hotel in the morning by an English speaking driver in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. Travel to Malbork Castle, the enormous 13-century castle which is built with 12-15 million bricks and World Heritage-listed. At the castle, begin your tour with the audioguide which will take you to visit the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master, which was at one point the residence of the so-called Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and St. Mary’s Church. Learn interesting facts and stories from your audioguide as you walk around the castle. Continue to explore the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions like a collection of weaponry, armor, flags, and enormous Amber Museum. The castle museums are home to 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. After your visit, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle Regular Tour

2. 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 Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and St. Mary’s Church. You will also be able to explore the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions like a collection of weaponry, armor, flags and enormous Amber Museum. While you explore your guide will tell you all the interesting facts and stories of the castle. After your visit you will be taken back to your hotel.

From Warsaw: Tour to Malbork Castle and Gdansk or Sopot

3. From Warsaw: Tour to Malbork Castle and Gdansk or Sopot

Depart Warsaw and journey to the delta of the Vistula River to visit Malbork Castle, founded by the Knights of the Teutonic Order and the largest castle complex in Europe by land area. Look inside the castle complex to admire the courtyard and cloisters of the High Castle, and discover where feasts where held at the Summer Refectory. Admire the Gothic architecture of the Grand Masters' Palace in the Middle Castle. Continue to the historic city of Gdansk to take a walk around the Old Town, and pass the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy) where the annual Christmas Market is held. See the Amber Museum, housed in the former Prison Tower, and walk through the richly decorated Golden Gate to enter Long Market leading to Green Gate. Journey back to the Middle Ages at Artus Court, where wealthy merchants would gather in the evenings in former times. Spot the colorful Dutch House (Dom Holenderski) and take a break at Neptune’s Fountain at the entrance to Artus Court. Visit the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and admire the largest brick church in the world. Alternatively, you can visit the seaside resort town of Sopot if you prefer. Take a walk along the pedestrianized promenade of Bohaterów Monte Cassino ("Heroes of Monte Cassino Street") and cast your eyes on the famous ”Crooked House.” Go for a stroll along the longest wooden pier in Europe, and admire the Sopot Lighthouse, built in 1903-1904 as a part of the Balneological Institute. Go to the top of the lookout tower for a beautiful view of the city and sea.

From Gdansk/Sopot/Gdynia: Private 6-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

4. From Gdansk/Sopot/Gdynia: Private 6-Hour Malbork Castle Tour

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.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

5. Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

Be collected from your accommodation in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and begin your exciting and interesting journey exploring this region. Arrive at the largest brick castle in the world, Malbork Castle. This is one of the most valuable Polish monuments and a unique fortified complex from the Middle Ages. Monumentally and majestically situated on the river Nogat, the castle makes a stunning impression. Take an audio guide tour around the castle then ask any questions you have to your tour guide.  Continue your journey and explore the secrets of the Żuławy Wiślane. Discover the Mennonite paths and the old arcade houses. Stop for lunch at a traditional wooden house here to refuel before beginning your return journey. On way back to your accommodation, visit the Westerplatte, the locale in which the first battle in the European theater of World War II was fought.

Malbork Castle 5-Hour Private Tour

6. Malbork Castle 5-Hour Private Tour

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. A symbol of power and tradition, it is the largest Gothic brick castle in Europe. Visit this masterpiece of defense and residential architecture and explore the interior, including its interesting exhibitions. The 5-hour tour includes private transportation from your hotel in Gdansk or Sopot, with free time to explore the castle in Malbork and the surrounding area and return transportation. The driver is English-speaking and will help with buying tickets at the castle and organizing a castle guide.

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

7. 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 transfer to Warsaw. Travel in comfort with WiFi and bottled water included onboard. Upon arrival in Warsaw, you will be taken to your accommodation.

Malbork Castle: Private Tour from Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia

8. 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 life in the medieval times with glimpses of a medieval kitchen, bathroom, prison, Grand Refectory, armory, and amber collection. After sightseeing and some time for refreshment and perusing souvenirs, you will be driven back to a point of your choosing in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia.

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What people are saying about Malbork Castle

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 17 reviews

The tour was very well prepared and planned, there were no delays. Our tour guide was personable, nice and friendly. The local food is recommended. We learned a lot about the country, the sights and the people in Gdansk from the past and today. The tour is recommended for everyone.

It was an excellent day. Definitely a wonderful place to visit the shuttle driver was knowledgeable and professional. He arrived early and easily navigated us even with a triathlon event causing some route detours.

We were picked up at the hotel at 8:00 a.m., so that we could avoid the biggest tourist streams. With the audio guide you could adjust the tempo individually. Everything went great.

Amazing castle! We had a wonderful tour which was engaging and informative and our Mr Shuttle transfer was smooth and our driver Simon was lovely. Very recommended

Our guide was on time and very knowledgeable abort the area and the castle. We both enjoyed the trip