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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Wawel Cathedral

Krakow City Tour with Visit to Wawel Castle

Product ID: 1751
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Discover the beautiful, historic, and culture-packed city of Kraków on a bus and walking tour.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

If you are interested in complementary hotel pick-up please make sure to contact the supplier no later than 24 hours prior to your tour.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of Polish monarchy at Wawel Castle
  • Stroll through Kazimierz, the Jewish district of Krakow
  • Explore the stalls in the Main Market Square and shop for souvenirs
  • Admire the incredible medieval altar at St Mary's Church
Full description
You will begin your tour by visiting 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. On its summit is the Royal Castle and a 14th-century cathedral which hosted nearly all the Polish monarchy’s coronations and funerals.

Having descended the hill, we stroll along Kanonicza and Grodzka Streets to reach Collegium Maius (Great College), the oldest building of the Academia Cracoviensis. After visiting the charming Gothic courtyard we continue to the Main Market Square. This bustling heart of the city is the perfect place for picking up souvenirs, especially in the Cloth Hall which has been the local market place for centuries.

Complete your tour by visiting 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.
Includes
  • English speaking guide, hotel pick up from selected hotels, admission to Wawel Castle and Royal Cathedral, admission to St Mary's Church.
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuity, food and drink, unless specified.

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The central meeting point in Krakow is located at the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, situated on the opposite side of the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time of departure.

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Important information
Know before you go
The pick-up bus is not necessarily the tour bus.

It is possible that you will have to change buses at the central starting point, the bus park at 11 Powiśle Street, opposite the Sheraton Hotel.

If you want to meet the tour at the starting point, come to the bus park at 11 Powiśle Street.

Departure may be delayed due to heavy traffic.

The tour ends in the Main Market Square.

On Mondays and from 27 February to 18 March, instead of visiting the royal chambers, the tour will visit the Collegium Maius.

On Sundays instead of visiting the Cathedral and St. Mary's Church, the tour will visit another museum.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 19 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

INTERCRAC Ltd.

Product ID: 1751