Unlock the secrets of Poznań on a tour that will take you on a historic and culinary journey through bustling medieval squares to discover the best that the city has to offer. Get clued up about the history of the city as we show you its iconic sites and exquisite architecture, find out what it’s like to live here from a local’s perspective, then eat an authentic Polish lunch to further enrich your understanding of local life, drink in-hand.
Your introduction to Poznań begins in the chocolate-box Old Market Square, with its 16th-century town hall and colorful merchant townhouses.
Learn a little about the origins of the city as you stroll over to take a closer look at the Bamberg Woman Statue, where your guide will explain more about the dialect spoken in the region, giving you a quick and handy language course to help you during your stay.
Next, discover the charming little streets that belong to the Old Town and visit the Parish Church to find out why its designers were forced to cheat people.
Your first foodie stop will be at a café situated in the most beautiful courtyard in the Old Town. Take your time, drinking a tea or coffee and have a taste of the iconic Saint Martin Croissant.
The unmissable Billy Goats show is up next, where crowds come to gather at noon each day to see the animals butt heads as the Town Hall clock strikes 12.
After soaking up the delights of the Old Town, head down Półwiejska Street to marvel at another splendid site, Stary Browar. This building, which was once a huge brewery, became a ruin and is now reborn as a shopping mall, modern art gallery, hotel and offices complex.
Then take a short stroll over to the Imperial District and introduce you to Mickiewicz Square. Home to a striking Imperial Castle and the 1956 Memorial which commemorates the first anticommunist uprisings in Poland. You'll also spot the University and the neoclassical Opera House.
After all that sightseeing, you’ll have worked up a healthy appetite, so next up, enjoy an authentic lunch in your guides favorite hipster district, at a restaurant that’s currently serving up some of the best modern Polish cuisine in the city.
Your tour ends here, 200 meters from the nearest tram stop and approximately 20 minutes' walk from the Old Market Square. Before you go, don’t forget to ask your guide for more tips!