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Gdansk (Gdynia), Poland

Take a memorable Alaska cruise adventure to Gdansk (Gdynia), Poland. Discover the enchanting allure of Gdansk (Gdynia), a captivating cruise port nestled on Poland's picturesque Baltic Sea coast. As you approach this charming destination, be prepared to be mesmerized by its idyllic position, where the city gracefully merges with the surrounding natural beauty. With its stunning landscape, vibrant marine life, and pristine beaches, Gdansk (Gdynia) promises an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

Cruise ships dock directly at the port of Gdansk, offering convenient access for passengers to explore the city and its surroundings. Ships typically arrive in the morning, allowing ample time to embark on exciting adventures and immerse yourself in the local culture. Most ships stay in port for the day, granting you the opportunity to delve into the multitude of activities and attractions available. The harbor boasts excellent facilities, including modern terminals, shops, restaurants, and tourist information centers, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable visit.

Gdansk (Gdynia)

Gdansk (Gdynia) is a captivating town that effortlessly blends old-world charm with contemporary vibrancy. Its charming streets are lined with colorful merchant houses, showcasing a rich architectural heritage. Highlights of the town include the iconic medieval port crane, St. Mary's Church with its towering spires, and the captivating Long Market Square. Explore the historic Old Town, stroll along the picturesque waterfront promenade, or visit the fascinating museums that showcase Gdansk's captivating history. You can also indulge in the town's vibrant culinary scene, offering a delightful array of local delicacies and international cuisine.

Immerse yourself in the rich local culture and history of Gdansk (Gdynia), which serves as a testament to its captivating past. As a historic trading hub, the town boasts a diverse blend of cultural influences, reflected in its architecture, cuisine, and traditions. Discover the legacy of the Solidarity movement, which played a crucial role in Poland's fight for freedom, by visiting the European Solidarity Center and the Gdansk Shipyard. Delve into the local folklore and customs by exploring the numerous museums and galleries that celebrate the town's vibrant heritage.

Attractions and Activities

Gdansk (Gdynia) offers an array of exciting adventures and outdoor activities to cater to every traveler's interests. Embark on a thrilling excursion to the Hel Peninsula, a narrow strip of land stretching into the Baltic Sea, where you can enjoy pristine beaches, water sports, and picturesque coastal hikes. Discover the beauty of the Slowinski National Park, home to massive shifting sand dunes and diverse wildlife. Engage in fishing expeditions, explore marine life sites, or embark on adrenaline-pumping water sports, including windsurfing and kitesurfing, for an unforgettable experience in the great outdoors.

Local Speciality

Gdansk (Gdynia) boasts a rich culinary scene, offering a delectable array of dishes and beverages to satisfy every palate. Sample the local specialty, "zur", a traditional Polish soup made from fermented rye flour, often served with sausage and potatoes. Savor the flavors of freshly caught Baltic Sea fish, prepared in various mouthwatering styles. Don't miss the opportunity to try "pierniki," a traditional gingerbread from Gdansk, renowned for its unique blend of spices and delightful sweetness. Wash it all down with a glass of "Goldwasser," a traditional Gdansk liqueur with tiny flakes of gold suspended within.

Take a piece of Gdansk (Gdynia) home with you by exploring the town's delightful selection of locally made souvenirs and products. Browse through the charming shops and boutiques in the Old Town to find unique amber jewelry, a cherished gemstone found in the region. Discover traditional Polish crafts, such as hand-painted ceramics and intricately carved wooden figurines, perfect for gifting or as a memento of your visit. Indulge in the local delicacies, including delicious pastries and flavored vodka, which make for excellent edible souvenirs.

Best time to visit Gdansk (Gdynia)

Gdansk (Gdynia) hosts a myriad of exciting events and festivals throughout the year, making every month a potential highlight for your visit. Experience the vibrant St. Dominic's Fair in July, where the city comes alive with music, dance, and colorful market stalls. Witness the spectacular Tall Ships Races, an international sailing event, when majestic vessels grace the harbor in August. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate visiting during the spring and summer months, when the surrounding countryside bursts into vibrant blooms and wildlife flourishes.


Gdansk (Gdynia) Cruise Schedule

Gdansk (Gdynia) is an enchanting cruise port of call that seamlessly combines natural beauty, rich history, and captivating culture. Whether you choose to explore the charming town itself, embark on thrilling outdoor adventures, or immerse yourself in the local traditions, this Polish gem promises an unforgettable experience. From its picturesque harbor and stunning architecture to its delectable cuisine and vibrant festivals, Gdansk (Gdynia) invites you to embark on a journey that will leave lasting memories and a longing to return to its captivating shores.

Viking Ocean Cruises Baltic 14-day route

14-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Viking Sky, Viking Ocean Cruises

Date: July 1, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Gdansk, Bornholm, Warnemunde, Copenhagen, Aalborg, Oslo, Oslo, Stavanger, Eidfjord, Bergen, Bergen; View Itinerary

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Baltic 18-day route

18-day Baltic cruise from Southampton

Seven Seas Mariner, Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Date: July 5, 2024

Ports of Call: Southampton, Honfleur, Antwerp, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Aarhus, Helsingborg, Warnemunde, Warnemunde, Gdansk, Klaipeda, Visby, Stockholm, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

Date: July 6, 2024

Ports of Call: Oslo, Skagen, Kristiansand, Haugesund, Alesund, Kristiansund, Trondheim, Nordfjordeid, Kirkwall, Southampton, Gothenburg, Kiel, Warnemunde, Ronne, Visby, Stockholm, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Baltic 14-day route

14-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Seven Seas Navigator, Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Date: July 12, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Visby, Gdansk, Copenhagen, Skagen, Esbjerg, Hamburg, Hamburg, London Tilbury, Bruges, Amsterdam; View Itinerary

Viking Ocean Cruises Baltic 14-day route

14-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Viking Venus, Viking Ocean Cruises

Date: July 12, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Gdansk, Bornholm, Warnemunde, Copenhagen, Aalborg, Oslo, Oslo, Stavanger, Eidfjord, Bergen, Bergen; View Itinerary

Silversea Cruises Baltic 17-day route

17-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Silver Dawn, Silversea Cruises

Date: July 16, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Ronne, Copenhagen, Stavanger, Alesund, Trondheim, Geiranger, Flam, Bergen, Kristiansand, Skagen, Copenhagen; View Itinerary

Oceania Cruises Baltic 12-day route

12-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Nautica, Oceania Cruises

Date: July 23, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Helsinki, Saaremaa, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Warnemunde, Warnemunde, Kiel Canal, Amsterdam, Bruges, Isle of Portland, Fishguard, Dublin; View Itinerary

Viking Ocean Cruises Baltic 14-day route

14-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Viking Saturn, Viking Ocean Cruises

Date: July 24, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Gdansk, Bornholm, Warnemunde, Copenhagen, Aalborg, Oslo, Oslo, Stavanger, Eidfjord, Bergen, Bergen; View Itinerary

Viking Ocean Cruises Baltic 14-day route

14-day Baltic cruise from Stockholm

Viking Neptune, Viking Ocean Cruises

Date: August 1, 2024

Ports of Call: Stockholm, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Gdansk, Bornholm, Warnemunde, Copenhagen, Aalborg, Oslo, Oslo, Stavanger, Eidfjord, Bergen, Bergen; View Itinerary


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