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...


Day 1

Explore the Old Town

The first day of this 2 day Gdansk travel guide is pretty full-on, so make...


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...


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...


Day 1 - Stop 3

Takeaway a Traditional Polish Doughnut

Stara Paczkarnia is THE place to go for soft and delicious Polish doughnuts. If you...


Day 1 - Stop 4

Golden Gate - Zlota Brama

The Golden Gate, also known as 'Long Lane' or Zlota Brama in Polish, is one...


Day 1 - Stop 5

Neptune's Fountain

Neptune's Fountain is a 17th-century bronze sculpture dedicated to the sea god Neptune. It can...


Day 1 - Stop 6

Lunch at a Milk Bar

'Milk bars', or bar mleczny in Polish, are essentially local Polish cafeterias that serve cheap...


Day 1 - Stop 7

Try Grzane Vino

We stopped into the Plotkin Bistro for some grzane vino (mulled wine) and tea after...


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)...


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...


Day 1 - Stop 10

Time to Taste Pierogi Varieties

Pierogarnia Mandu Centrum is a pierogi restaurant popular among both locals and tourists. Although it...


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...


Day 2

Day Trip from Gdansk

Our second morning began at Drukarnia Cafe again, but this time I also ordered their...


Day 2 - Stop 1

Malbork Castle

Malbork Castle is a 13th-century fortress and museum that houses medieval artefacts, paintings and an...


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...


Day 2 - Stop 3

Final Meal in Gdansk

For our final meal in Gdansk, we ate at Tawerna Dominikanska. It is highly rated...



In Summary

While Gdansk is a place you can visit in one day, its charm alone makes...


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