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Bike tour in the Kashubia region

During the 7-day bike tour you will cycle around the Kashubia region, also known as Kashubian Switzerland – with many charming lakes, hills and beech forests. On your way you will see breath-taking landscapes and visit the most popular places in the region like Koscierzyna, Kartuzy, Wejherowo, but also less known, but very interesting spots. Besides biking, you will also have a chance to go kayaking and participate in the pottery workshop. During the last two days of the trip, you will have the opportunity to admire the Bay of Puck, which abounds in beaches, historical spots and traditional fishing villages. You will finish your adventure in Tricity (Gdynia, Sopt and Gdansk), visiting the most popular tourist spots. 


Prices from 890 EUR
English-speaking tour leader
Available on request
Available April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Garey57  posted 2019-07-05 on TripAdvisor

A great travel agency  

AB Poland worked with me to completely customize my three days in Poland and make the most of my time. They answered all of my questions, made great suggestions and built the perfect itinerary all at reasonable enough prices. Plus, my guides Jacek in Warsaw and Kinga in Krakow were knowledgeable and friendly hosts, making conversation easy. Have nothing bad to say at all. I would highly recommend AB Poland.

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 You will see:

Kashubian Ethnographic Park in Wdzydze Kiszewskie

The etnographic open-air museum presents wooden architecture from 17th-20th centuries and the culture of Kashubia and Kociewie region.... [ read more ]

Museum of Kashubian Pottery of the Necel Family

The museum is located next to the pottery workshop of Necel family. Inside you will find examples of Kashubian pottery from the past 300 yea... [ read more ]

Dar Pomorza

The beautiful three-masted frigate 'Dar Pomorza' (Gift of Pomerania), also called the White Frigate. It now houses a museum with exhibi... [ read more ]

Sopot Pier

Was built as a mooring point for cruise boats and opened in 1827. It is the longest wooden pier in Europe with a length of 511.5m. The conce... [ read more ]

European Solidarity Centre

European Solidarity Centre, opened in 2014, is located just outside the entrance to the historic Gdansk Shipyard. It is here that ... [ read more ]

Gdansk Main City

Main City area includes all the most important must-sees in Gdansk: the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy), the Museum of ... [ read more ]



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About Kashubia

The region is recognized not only for its lush wild nature but also for its cultural heritage that makes it unique in Poland. The people living here have their own language and food that blends sweet and sour tastes. Kashubia is also well known for its pottery and traditional clothes with famous embroidery. During the trip you will have a chance to see handcraft with characteristic folk designs from Kashubia.

 Tour plan

Warsaw – Kościerzyna – Ostrzyce – Kartuzy – Luzino – Mechelinki – Gdansk – Warsaw

Day 1

Warsaw – Grzybowski Młyn or Kościerzyna

Distance on bike – approx. 10 or 20 km

Arrival at Warsaw Chopin Airport. Transfer to your first hotel in Kashubia.

Visit in Kashubian Ethnographic Park in Wdzydze Kiszewskie with wooden architecture  from 17th-20th centuries and culture of Kashubia and Kociewie region. A breathtaking view point on the so called “Kashubian Sea” – the cross of lakes of Wdzydze and Gołuń in Wdzydze Landscape Park. Biking from Wdzydze to the hotel.

Overnight in Grzybowski Młyn or Kościerzyna.

 

Day 2

Grzybowski Młyn or Kościerzyna – Ostrzyce

Distance on bike – approx. 30 or 40 km

Visit in Kościerzyna – one of the capitals of the Kashubia region with Museum of Accordion and Railway Museum. Then, ride to Sikorzyno and visit to the family house of Jozef Wybicki – the author of the Polish Anthem. Biking in the Kashubia Schwitzerland – breathtaking views of the lakes, hills and beech forests. Afterwards, you will see the Regional Center of Promotion in Szymbark, the upside-down house and Wiezyca hill viewpoint (329 m a.s.l.) – the highest peak of the Central European Lowland.

Overnight in Ostrzyce.

 

Day 3

Kayaking on Radunia River (4-5 hours, approx. 14 km). Optionally short bike trip to viewpoint – The Windmill in Remboszewo (approx. 15 km) or free time by the lake for the rest of the day.

Overnight in Ostrzyce.

 

Day 4

Ostrzyce – Kartuzy – Luzino

Distance on bike – approx. 65 km

Ride to Chmielno village called “the little pearl of Kashubia” thanks to its picturesque location between lakes and forests. Workshop in the Museum of Kashubian Pottery of the Necel Family. Then, Kartuzy – one of the main cities in Kashubia, political, cultural and economic heart of the region. There, you will see the Collegiate in Kartuzy – a monastery of the Carthusian Order known for its strict rules – the building dating back to 1382 is famous for its coffin shaped roof. Then, Park of Miniatures – detailed models of famous buildings made in scale 1:25 from the region of Kashuby, as well as from the entire Poland and from the rest of the world, including the Statue of Liberty, the Great Wall of China, the White House, the Sphinx, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and many more!

Overnight in Luzino.

 

Day 5

Luzino – Mechelinki

Distance on bike – approx. 55 km

Ride to Wejherowo, where you will see one of the biggest Calvary Churches in Poland, situated on the hills known as the Kashubian Jerusalem. It is a religious capital of Kashubia. Then, you will see Keyserling’s and Przebendowski’s Palace. Then, ride to Sławutowo, where you will see a reconstructed village from the turn of the 9th and 10th centuries, which shows early medieval crafts. Afterwards, ride to Puck, where you will see a  market square with lovely townhouses and the Neo-Gothic town hall, the Gothic parish church and a modern fishing port. Lastly, you will see Jan III Sobieski Palace in Rzucewo.

Overnight in Mechelinki.

 

Day 6

Mechelinki – Gdańsk

Distance on bike – approx. 30 km

Biking on the promenade along the Gdansk Bay until you reach Gdynia – a modern port town with ‘Dar Pomorza’ – one of the most well preserved ships in the world. Then, ride to Kępa Redłowska – the landscape reserve. Visit in Sopot – Poland’s most popular summer seaside resort with the longest wooden pier in Europe and the famous Grand Hotel from 1928. Then, the lighthouse and promenade along the sea shore in Brzezno. In Gdansk, Europe’s largest residential building (860 meters long) and the Stadium Energa Gdansk.

Overnight in Gdansk.

 

Day 7

Gdansk sightseeing

Distance on bike – approx. 10 km

You will see the European Solidarity Centre (overlook from the roof). Then, you will move along a lively promenade on the Motława coast with an iconic Old Crane Gate. You will see the top sights in the Main City: Mariacka Street – historical part of the city famous for its amber shops, Long Market Street – the most representative street of the city with the Neptune fountain and richly decorated houses, the Artus Court – former business and social center of influential townsmen and the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – world’s largest brick temple and a great example of Gothic art.

In the afternoon, transfer to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

 Prices

Prices below are quoted per person. 

10 -19 people 

Triple room – 1190EUR
Double room – 1290EUR
Single room – 1490 EUR

20 – 27 people 

Triple room – 990EUR
Double room – 1090EUR
Single room – 1290EUR

28 – 34 people 

Triple room –  910EUR
Double room – 990EUR
Single room – 1110EUR

35 – 40 people

Triple room – 890EUR
Double room – 930EUR
Single room – 1090EUR

This tour is available only for organized groups.

Prices are estimated and are subject to change depending on the date and current availability.

Special discounts apply for tour operators and resellers.



 Price includes
  • Accommodation (6 nights) in B&Bs; single, double and triple rooms with bathrooms
  • Full board: 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 6 dinners
  • Rental of bikes and helmets
  • 2 professional English-speaking pilots during the whole tour
  • Transportation from Warsaw to the first place on route, with bikes and back from Gdansk to Warsaw after the bike trip
  • Car assistance during the tour
  • Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • Bike service on the route
  • 1 day of kayaking
  • Tickets to the visited places
  • Tour preparation
Possible supplements:
  • A licenced guide in Gdansk: 150EUR/3 hours
  • Medical assistance 

 Accommodation

Accommodation in B&Bs. Examples below:

 Practical information

Difficulty: medium

Distance on bike: approx. 220 km

Daily distance: approx. 30 – 65 km

Safe paths and roads with low car traffic.

Road surface: asphalt roads 60% of the tour, dirt roads

Elevation: 3 days – moderate descents and inclines, 3 days – flat terrain

 



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 Reviews

StotheN  posted 2020-09-09 on TripAdvisor

Recommended  

I have done multiple tours with this company and found all of them to be excellent. Very good
communication and customer support. Recommended!

Robert H  posted 2020-07-04 on TripAdvisor

Top class tour operator!  

I participated in a few events organized by AB Poland Travel - Tours. They are extremely professional and trustworthy. Everything was organized perfectly. Piotr and his crew are very friendly, helpful and patient. I highly recommend this company! You will not be disappointed.

dcamargo  posted 2020-08-18 on TripAdvisor

Highly recommended  

Fair price, excellent customer support, guide had full knowledge and nice transportation. Would do a
trip with them again.

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