GDANSK – THE CITY OF FREEDOM
SIGHTSEEING OF GDANSK SHIPYARD WITH GUIDE
- European Solidarity Centre
- The Monument of the Fallen Shipyard Workers (December 1970)
- a visit to the former Lenin Shipyard
- The BHP (the Health & Safety Organisation Hall)
- panorama over the city from the Gradowa Hill
- St. Bridget’s church
- a walking tour of the historical centre of the city
Hotel in Gdansk Main City
Lunch in the former area of Gdansk Shipyard
Dinner in Polish People’s Republic (PRL) style
The inception and the activity of Independent Self-Governing Trade Union ‘Solidarity’ in Gdansk Shipyard had begun process of the changes which consequently effected the collapsing of The Iron Curtain and liberation half European continent from the jackboot of the communism.
Two wooden boards with 21 demands of MKS (Inter-Enterprise Strike Committee) hung on the Gdansk Shipyard gate on 17 August 1980 were listed in Memory of the World Programme by UNESCO in 2003 – this way they have been recognised as one of the most important documents in the history of the world.
JOHN PAUL II
Pope John Paul II was a strong supporter of the Solidarity movement from the strikes of 1980. He had seen power in Solidarity power which was able to ‘renew the face of this earth and of this land’ as he expressed it in one of his prayers.
Napoleonic Fort – a fortified hill where transmitters disrupting Radio Free Europe’s signals were built by the authorities in communist times. The most beautiful view of Gdansk may be admired from there.
from 12 € per person*
* for 25-person group. The price includes guided tour and admissions. The price does not include accommodation and meals.
The programme is addressed to individual clients and groups up to 50 people
- ferry or ship cruise
- horse riding
- bus transfer
- canoeing rally
- attractions for kids
- amusement park
- workshops or team building
- car rental
- bike trips
- swimming pool
- walking tour
- nature study
- narrow-gauge railway
- adventure park
- bungee jumping
- shotting range or paintball