Surrounded by parkland, the fascinating Old Town boasts the largest medieval square in Europe, lined with bars, restaurants and pavement cafes, where you can relax and watch the world go by.
Krakow was fortunate to come through WWII with all its architectural and cultural splendour unscathed. As the royal capital of Poland for over 500 years, Krakow has an amazing array of sights for you to enjoy on this sightseeing tour.
4 hoursStart time
Jan - Dec: 08:45am
From selected centrally located Krakow hotels as listed under “Itinerary”. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details).
Alternate Location: Central stop – the bus park at 11 Powiśle Street (ul. Powiśle 11), situated on the opposite side of the Sheraton Hotel.
Tour concludes at the Main Market Square, Krakow.
You will be picked up from centrally located hotels in Krakow in an air-conditioned coach.
Visit the Jewish District of Kazimierz to explore the area which used to be inhabited by one of the most diverse Jewish communities in Europe.
Then a short drive will take you up the Wawel Hill which is the embodiment of Poland's former monarchical glory. Its summit is the Royal Castle and a 14th-century cathedral which hosted almost all coronations and funerals of the Polish monarchy.
Having descended the hill, stroll along Kanonicza and Grodzka Streets to reach Collegium Maius (Great College), the oldest building of the Academia Cracoviensis.
Continue to the Main Market Square. This bustling heart of the city is a perfect place for picking up souvenirs, especially in the Cloth Hall which has been the local market place for centuries.
Visit St. Mary's Church, where the stunning medieval altar sculpted by Veit Stoss is located and a bugle call sounds towards the four corners of the world every hour on the hour.
The tour concludes at the Main Market Square.
Note: Pick up schedule from various locations in the city centre. Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If your hotel is not mentioned in attachment we will advise you on the most convenient pick up point when your tour is confirmed.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
The Royal Chambers of the Wawel Castle are closed to the public every Monday. On Monday the Collegium Maius is to be visited instead. While on Sundays, instead of visiting the Cathedral and St. Mary's Church, a visit to another museum is expected.
...MRS B L ROBB, United Kingdom, 28/Jan/2017
Enjoyed the tour and got to see the main sights in a short period of time. Would recommend...Mrs l a scott, United Kingdom, 04/Oct/2016
Good look around including the wawel....MICHAIL CHOURDAKIS, Greece, 19/Jul/2016