Weekend in Gdansk Itinerary Story

By Loredana Elena


Weekend in Gdansk Itinerary Story

Gdansk is a colourful and quaint port city located on Poland's Baltic coast. It makes up one-third of the Tri-City... Read more

Day 1

Explore the Old Town

The first day of this 2 day Gdansk travel guide is pretty full-on, so make sure you wear a good... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Start Your Day Off Right with a Coffee

Drukarnia Cafe is a VERY highly-rated speciality coffee shop conveniently located in the Old Town. This cafe is a great... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Viewing Tower at St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church, also known as the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Takeaway a Traditional Polish Doughnut

Stara Paczkarnia is THE place to go for soft and delicious Polish doughnuts. If you want to try a traditional... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Golden Gate - Zlota Brama

The Golden Gate, also known as 'Long Lane' or Zlota Brama in Polish, is one of the most notable attractions... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Neptune's Fountain

Neptune's Fountain is a 17th-century bronze sculpture dedicated to the sea god Neptune. It can be found in the Long... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Lunch at a Milk Bar

'Milk bars', or bar mleczny in Polish, are essentially local Polish cafeterias that serve cheap, home-made food. When entering such... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Try Grzane Vino

We stopped into the Plotkin Bistro for some grzane vino (mulled wine) and tea after our lunch stop at the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 8

Walk Along the Nowa Motlawa River

Once you are finished with lunch and drinks, walk towards the riverbank (the Motlawa River). When you exit the bistro... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 9

The Museum of the Second World War

Let me start by saying that I only like certain kinds of museums, war museums being one of them. And... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 10

Time to Taste Pierogi Varieties

Pierogarnia Mandu Centrum is a pierogi restaurant popular among both locals and tourists. Although it looked like it might be... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 11

Finish Off the Night With Classy Cocktails

Finish off your night after dinner with yummy cocktails at Flisak '76. It is a popular bar with a busy... Read more

Day 2

Day Trip from Gdansk

Our second morning began at Drukarnia Cafe again, but this time I also ordered their soft cheese sandwich. And so... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Malbork Castle

Malbork Castle is a 13th-century fortress and museum that houses medieval artefacts, paintings and an amber collection. It is a... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Grab a Drink and Bite at a Castle Restaurant

Piwniczka Restaurant inside the castle grounds can be seen as just another over-rated restaurant inside a popular tourist spot. However,... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Final Meal in Gdansk

For our final meal in Gdansk, we ate at Tawerna Dominikanska. It is highly rated on some websites, and I... Read more


In Summary

While Gdansk is a place you can visit in one day, its charm alone makes it worth spending at least... Read more