Gdansk Market Hall
This 19th-century market hall is in a grand building made of brick with wrought iron details, built atop the ruins of a Dominican monastery (some of the excavations of that site can be seen in the market's basement). While it is a few blocks beyond the heart of historic Gdansk, it's an easy detour if you want to pick up a lunch to go sampling the best of what's for sale from the farmers, bakers, and butchers who run the stalls here. If you are in Gdansk for only a day on a Viking cruise through the Baltic
, it's an ideal way to maximize your time in port. In the summer the scene spills out into the square in front of the market itself and offers a chance to sample the best of the seasonal bounty of cherries, berries, and other fruits.