European Solidarity Centre, Gdansk Shipyard and other places connected to the Solidarity Movementincluded in a 3 hour guided regular tour.
Solidarity („Solidarność)- Independent Self-governing Labour Union “Solidarity”—is a Polish labour union that was founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa.
It was the first trade union in a Warsaw Pact country that was not controlled by a communist party. Its membership peaked at 10 million members at its September 1981 Congress which constituted one third of the total working-age population of Poland.
In the 1980s, Solidarity was a broad anti-bureaucratic social movement.
The government attempted to destroy the union by imposing martial law in Poland, which lasted from December 1981 to July 1983 and was followed by several years of political repression from 8 October 1982, but in the end it was forced to negotiate with Solidarity. In the union’s clandestine years, Pope John Paul II and the United States provided significant financial support, estimated to be as much as 50 million US dollars.
The round table talks between the government and the Solidarity-led opposition led to semi-free elections in 1989. By the end of August, a Solidarity-led coalition government was formed. In December 1990, Lech Wałęsa was elected President of Poland.
GdanskShuttle offers a door-to-door service so you won’t need to search for bus timatables, call to book different taxis or look for it on stops. You will be picked up directly from your hotel.
The tour will have fixed price.
English-speaking guide is included in the tour — you won’t need to buy any tickets on your own or hire a private guide.
Finally, our Regular Tour includes also English-speaking driver assistance so you won’t need to worry about anything.
Tour is operated by comfortable Mini Bus equipped with AC.
You can also order a lunch package which will be served on the way back.
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