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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 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.

Gdansk: Malbork Castle & Westerplatte Tour with Local Lunch

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

Guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia and you will 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 and feel the medieval atmosphere of the castle.   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 to recharge your's batteries in the scenery of the lovely polish countryside before beginning your return journey. On way back to your accommodation, visit the Westerplatte, the historical place, where the first battle in the European theater of World War II was fought.

From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Trip with Ticket and Audio Guide

3. From Gdansk: Malbork Castle Trip with Ticket and Audio Guide

Welcome to Malbork Castle, an extraordinary fortress steeped in history and grandeur! Located in northern Poland, Malbork Castle is the largest brick castle in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century, this medieval marvel is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Upon arriving at Malbork Castle, you'll be transported back in time as you step into a world of knights, kings, and intrigue. Take a guided tour or rent an audio guide to explore the castle's rich history, fascinating legends, and incredible architecture. Learn about the rise and fall of the Teutonic Order, the castle's role in medieval warfare, and the lives of the knights who once inhabited its walls. One of the highlights of Malbork Castle is the Grand Master's Palace, the largest building within the castle complex. Marvel at its ornate interiors, including the Great Refectory with its beautiful ribbed vaults, the Grand Chapter Hall adorned with frescoes, and the opulent private apartments of the Grand Master. Admire the exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail in every corner of this magnificent palace. As you explore the castle's courtyards and gardens, you'll be greeted by breathtaking views of its massive fortifications and walls. Take a moment to appreciate the sheer size and scale of this medieval stronghold, which once guarded the lands of the Teutonic Order. Don't miss the chance to witness a thrilling falconry show, where you can see majestic birds of prey in action, just as the knights did centuries ago. The falconry shows are a mesmerizing display of medieval hunting techniques and the bond between man and bird. In addition to its fascinating history and architecture, Malbork Castle also houses various museum exhibitions. Explore the Amber Museum, which showcases exquisite amber artifacts, the Arms and Armor Exhibition, which displays an impressive collection of medieval weapons and armor, and the Archaeological Museum, which presents archaeological finds from the castle's grounds. Before leaving, make sure to visit the castle's gift shops, where you can find unique souvenirs, including replicas of medieval weapons, amber jewelry, and other castle-themed merchandise. Malbork Castle is a truly remarkable destination that offers an immersive experience into medieval history and architecture. Whether you're a history buff, a castle enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique and memorable experience, a visit to Malbork Castle will transport you to a bygone era and leave you with lasting memories of this remarkable fortress.

Malbork Castle Half Day Private Tour

4. 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

5. 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.

Private transportation to the Malbork Castle from Gdansk

6. Private transportation to the Malbork Castle from Gdansk

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.

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What people are saying about Malbork Castle

Was picked up from the hotel on time by a pleasant and service-minded driver. There were only two of us, but the guide still went off. Skilled and well-read guide who spoke good English. Fantastic castle with interesting history. We are very pleased with the arrangement. Good price !

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.

Christina was a very informative and knowledgeable guide. There were only two of us so it was like a private tour. The early morning start was perfect as the castle was not crowded.

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