The culture capital of Poland, Krakow had been fairly undamaged by the ravages of World War II and has a compelling number of historical monuments and sights, which makes it one of the best tourist destinations in Europe.
Admire the rich Baroque architecture of the churches or explore the Jewish quarter where thousands of Jews lived before World War II. Shop for traditional goods at Market Square or sip a cup of creamy coffee at Wolnica Square; the comprehensive Krakow Sightseeing tour is designed just for you.
The electric eco vehicle can cover three routes – Old Town, Jewish Town and Ghetto. You can choose from two time duration – the 60 minute tour covers 2 routes and 90 minute tour can do all three routes.
Those choosing the option with private guide will have a three hour tour during which they can cover aspect of the city they wish.
Audio Guided Tour: 60 or 90 minutes (as per option)
Tour with Private Guide: 3 hours
Anytime between 9:00am and 6:00pm. Please mention your preferred time in the requests field at the time of booking.Meeting Point
Tour departs from 8 Sczepanski Plac (8 Szczepanski Square). It is a 2 minute walk from Main Market Square.
Same as start point
Get, set for your Krakow Sightseeing tour by Eco Vehicle ! Many of the historical districts of Krakow do not allow cars, the eco vehicles which carry upto 7 passengers are the best way to commute in the city. Vehicles are open air in summer. Plastic covers are used when raining/cold and heaters are used in winter.
The vehicles operate on three routes – Old Town, Jewish Town and the Ghetto. Some of the attractions on these routes are as follows:
Market Square: The Rynek Glowny offers ample shopping opportunities, especially for clothes, jewellery and art. The area has some of the city’s top stores and also shops selling traditional artefacts, which you can buy as souvenirs for family and friends.
Slowacki Theatre: Krakow’s theatre scene is quite dynamic and the Teatr Slowackiego plays an important role in reviving Romantic drama. Constructed in 1893, the theatre was built in Baroque style and has been named after Polish poet Juliusz Slowacki.
St. Peter and Paul’s Church: It is one of the most pompous churches designed entirely in Baroque style. The most distinct feature of the church is the white stone façade and the larger than life stone statues of 12 Apostles.
The route also covers Cloth Hall, St. Mary's Church, Barbican and Callegium Maius.
Wolnica Square: Built in neo-renaissance style, it was once the second largest market square in Poland and currently houses the Ethnographic Museum. The square is lined up with street cafes where you can rest after shopping and sip a cup of coffee.
Tempel Synagogue: Apart from being a major place of worship for the Jews in Krakow, it is also a centre of Jewish culture.
Szeroka Street: This part of the old town will transcend you to the medieval times when Jews settled here. It is the heart of the Jewish district and two of the most important synagogues – the Old and the Remuh are situated here.
It will also stop at Church on the Rock, Old Synagogue and Synagogue Remuh.
Ghetto Heroes Square: During World War II, this was the point of departure for the Jews from various camp sites. Currently, it constitutes a memorial, an artwork and a living public space.
The Eagle Pharmacy: An important centre of acquiring food and medicine for the Jews during World War II, the Pharmacy Under The Eagle, also known as Apteka Pod Orlem, is branch of the Krakow Historical Museum today and has been recreated to look as it did during Nazi occupation. Through multimedia presentations and testimonials, the museum is a documentation of the life that the Jews led in the Krakow ghetto.
Oskar Schindler’s Factory: Visit the place which has been the inspiration behind the book Schindler’s Ark and the movie Schindler’s List. The museum is an exhibition of the life of the Jews and Poles during World War II.
The tour has 2 loops to choose from. Customers taking the 60 minute tour can do 2 routes and customers taking the 90 minute tour can do all three routes. Customers choosing the option with private guide are free to see whatever elements of the city interest them. You can discuss which route you wish to take on the day of the tour.
While on the electric Eco-vehicle, you will discover Krakow’s rich history through our informative personal commentary available in 5 languages – English, German, Italian, French and Russian.
Service is unavailable when the temperature drops below 0°C. Should your tour have to be cancelled then every effort will be made to offer you an alternative time. If that is not possible we will offer you a full refund.
Please arrive either at the meeting point or be ready at your hotel 10 minutes before the scheduled departure.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.
Vehicle arrived early at designated meeting point so we had a prompt start. Driver didn't speak much English, but we had the audio commentary which was very informative. We...K Weatherstone, United Kingdom, 21/Nov/2016
We managed to see all the main sights on this tour and our driver was very good at explaining things had a very good tour and we really enjoyed it....MRS J M FIELDEN, United Kingdom, 21/Jul/2016