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Krakow: Discover the Old Town with a Group Bike Tour

1. Krakow: Discover the Old Town with a Group Bike Tour

Cover distances that are impossible to walk with a two-hour group bike tour of the Old Town. Visit 4 churches and see the vibrant Old Town market squares and shopping areas. Ride along the royal route and take in views of the Wawel Royal Castle. Go to the Vistula embankment and the famous Wawel Dragon Cave. Discover the well-known and hidden gems. Take in the true atmosphere and plenty of street art with help from your guide. Find places that can only be reached by bike.

Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

2. Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

Cruise through Krakow's streets from the comfort of a golf cart. Enjoy a guided audio tour as your driver takes you to the sights of this bustling and beautiful city. Select from a choice of languages, and choose in advance which area you'd like to tour. Sit back and let your driver take the strain as you take in the city views. Travel through the Old Town, including Wawel Hill and its famous castle. Cruise through the Jewish quarter of Kazimierz, now an artistic district of quirky bars, restaurants and shops. Experience the former ghetto at Podgorze and the Oskar Schindler Factory in Zabłocie. Choose your preferred tour, and experience this unique city in the most unique of ways.

Krakow: Main Square Night Walking Tour with Stories & Coffee

3. Krakow: Main Square Night Walking Tour with Stories & Coffee

Whether you have just arrived to Krakow and want to orientate yourself in the city, or want to experience its beauty when the sun goes down, this tour will give you what you are looking for. Your tour guide will show you the most beautiful and interesting places and monuments in the city and tell you about the hidden stories behind them. You will learn old secrets, tales of alchemists, vampires, witches and kings. Meeting point We will meet you at the entrance to the Rynek Underground Museum, Rynek Główny 1, 31-042 Kraków. Sightseeing part I (~ 1h) A professional local guide will take you for the first part of the walk to the Florian Gate, the oldest gate in the city. The walk leads along romantic, mysterious and mystical streets, squares and alleys next to the catacombs, the bell for the dying and the only place where convicts could stop and light a candle. This is a particularly mystical part of the tour, during which you will have the opportunity to photograph non-obvious but beautiful places in Krakow that are known only to city residents. Then you will see the beautiful building of Slowacki Theater - a copy of the Garnier Opera in Paris, and the former medieval hospital of St. Roch which offered treatment to the poor. You will go through the Small Market Square where people were burned live in the Middle Ages for offences against God and counterfeiting coins, and finally you will reach the Main Market Square. Break for rest and a cup of delicious coffee (0.5h) You will rest while sipping a cup of coffee in a former medieval inn located near a prison and a torture chamber. Sightseeing part II (~ 1h) You will discover the Main Square and all the most important monuments located there. You will also learn about the location of the bell for the dying, the lantern protecting Krakow from plague, the old cemeteries, the pillory and the martens. You will discover deeply hidden, sometimes dark, stories of Krakow and the mysterious places where the executioner announced the death of the condemned. Then you will go to the picturesque University Quarter with Collegium Maius, the oldest of the preserved university buildings, where the world famous Nicolaus Copernicus and John Paul II studied. Next, the walk will lead you along the Royal Route to the Wawel Castle. You will discover mysterious narrow streets and learn stories about alchemists, vampires, witches and kings that are known only to the Cracovians who live here. You will also have the opportunity to take unique photos. End of the tour You will end the tour on Kanonicza Street, the oldest street in the city, from where you will admire the wonderful view of the Wawel Castle. After the tour you may want to try one of the many atmospheric restaurants, recommended to you by your guide, to enjoy a delicious dinner and experience the magical atmosphere of the city. The next morning you may join our company on another tour.

Krakow: Private Guided Tour with Transportation

4. Krakow: Private Guided Tour with Transportation

Meet your guide to start a private tour of Krakow's best highlights. Start by exploring Nowa Huta, and admire the massive blocks of communist-era apartment blocks. See Central Square in the middle of this section of the city designed according to the ideals of socialist architecture. You'll also discover where Lenin used to take regular walks. Next, explore Kosciuszko’s Mound. From the top of the hill, you will see a beautiful panorama of Krakow. Stroll through an exhibition telling the secrets of this well-known fort. Hear about important periods in the history of Poland. Continue following the guide to reach Wawel Hill. Listen to stories about Polish kings during medieval times. Admire the royal residence of the Wawel Castle. Go inside Wawel Cathedral, where the kings of Poland were crowned and laid to rest. Visit the Old Town, where your guide will show you around the huge Market Square, the Town Hall Tower, the historic Cloth Hall, and the monuments of Mickiewicz and Eros. See the impressive St. Mary’s Basilica built in the gothic style. Pass by one of the world's oldest universities, the Jagiellonian University. Finally arrive at the former Jewish District. Take in the architecture, the cute narrow alleys, and the laid back coffee shops. Visit the Tempel Synagogue and admire its architecture. Your guide will tell you stories about this area and show you hidden gems known only by locals.

Krakow: Cultural Capital of Poland Day Trip from Warsaw

5. Krakow: Cultural Capital of Poland Day Trip from Warsaw

Explore the cultural capital of Poland on a full-day tour from Warsaw, traveling to Kraków by train for a morning arrival. Once in Kraków, you will walk from the Old Town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978, heading for Wawel Hill overlooking the Vistula River. Admire the ornate architecture en route to the site of the Royal Castle and Cathedral. Erected over many centuries, the Wawel complex offers rewarding views of the river and up-close sights of the Castle. Inside the grounds you will visit the State Apartments of the royals. Then, go inside Wawel Cathedral to admire its Gothic transepts and aisles, and explore the Bell Tower and catacombs of St. Leonard's Crypt, where many Polish monarchs are buried. Next, stroll along the cobblestone streets of the Old Town to admire the Renaissance architecture of Sukiennice (Draper’s Hall). Marvel at the Gothic splendor of St. Mary's Basilica, and continue to the imposing Kraków Barbican, once connected to the city walls. End at the rectangular Gothic tower of St. Florian's Gate, a focal point for the city’s residents and vistors alike.

Wroclaw: Private Tour to Krakow with Transport and Guide

6. Wroclaw: Private Tour to Krakow with Transport and Guide

Explore all the best that Krakow has to offer on a fully immersive six-hour tour with transportation from Wroclaw. There are two options to accommodate your travel preferences: take a seat on a comfortable train with your friends or family and be picked up by a local Krakow guide, or be picked up by an English-speaking driver who will drive you directly to Krakow. Start your tour in the Old Town where you can see the Krakow Barbican, St. Florian’s Gate, Cloth Hall, and St. Mary’s Basilica. Follow the Royal Route where Polish kings used to walk and see the magnificent Wawel Hill. Walk around the courtyard and learn all about the history behind this building. Enter the most important cathedral in Poland, the former site of coronation for Polish kings and burial place for many famous Polish people. Discover the Kazimierz district, formerly the Jewish district of the city prior to WWII. Discover hip cafes, up-and-coming bistros in tucked-away alleyways, and an overall different vibe to the Old Town. Visit the Synagogue Temple, admire its architecture, and learn about the local community.

Krakow: Old Town Golf Cart Walk and Wawel Castle Guided Tour

7. Krakow: Old Town Golf Cart Walk and Wawel Castle Guided Tour

During this sightseeing tour in an electric golf car, see the oldest sights in Krakow's historic area. Explore the most iconic parts of this UNESCO world-heritage-listed city. Experience the old town and the main market square in the very center of Krakow. Find here many of the most distinctive monuments in this Polish city. See all the tourist high points of Krakow's Old Town: - Planty Park, with the remains of its medieval walls and the Barbican - Main Market Square with Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica - Latin Quarter with Collegium Maius courtyard - Baroque 17th century Church of St. Anna - Academy of Fine Arts and St. Florian - 13th century Gothic Franciscan Monastery and the Papal Window Explore Wawel Royal Castle, the residence of Polish kings and a symbol of statehood, and since 1930 one of the most important museums in Poland. Examine collections of paintings, graphics, sculptures, fabrics, gold, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Let your guide show you the famous tapestries of Zygmunt August and magnificent Renaissance Italian paintings from the Lanckoronski collection. See Eastern art and recreations of rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Krakow: Guided/Golf Cart Tour w/ Wawel & Underground Museum

8. Krakow: Guided/Golf Cart Tour w/ Wawel & Underground Museum

Visit the most important places of Krakow Old Town with an audio guide aboard a comfortable and ecological electric golf cart combined with a walking tour, plus lunch. See the oldest parts of Krakow's historic area and some of the most iconic sights in this UNESCO heritage-listed city. Explore Planty Park with its remains of medieval walls and the Krakow Barbican. Drive through the main market square, where you can spot Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica. Spice things up in the Latin Quarter and Collegium Maius courtyard. Listen to your audio guide give the background of religious sites such as the Papal Window. Get a close look at Wawel Royal Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle in all their glory on a guided tour. Learn about the museum's collection of paintings, graphics, sculptures, and more. Examine their collections of Asian and Middle Eastern art, including the largest collection of tents in Europe. Experience the museum's permanent exhibitions that recreate the appearance of rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. After getting to know the castle and cathedral, take a break and have a traditional Polish lunch. Later, go 4 meters underground to the Market Square Underground Museum, also known as Rynek Underground, or the Dungeon Market Museum. Find yourself on the same level as the cobbled roads of 12th- and 13th-century Krakow. In the mysterious atmosphere of the underground museum, travel back to the Middle Ages to understand the joys and sorrows of the people of the time, as well as the secrets of the underground.

Krakow: Old Town by Golf Cart, Wawel, and Underground Museum

9. Krakow: Old Town by Golf Cart, Wawel, and Underground Museum

Visit the most important places of Krakow Old Town with an audio guide aboard a comfortable and ecological electric golf cart vehicle. Tour Wawel Castle and the Market Square Underground Museum with a guide and entrance tickets before enjoying lunch. While cruising on an electric golf cart, see the oldest of Krakow's historic area and some of the most iconic parts of this UNESCO heritage-listed city.Explore the Planty Park with the remains of medieval walls and the Krakow Barbican and drive through Main Market Square where you can spot the Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica. See the Latin Quarter with the Collegium Maius courtyard. Next, take a look at the Wawel Royal Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle in all its glory and go inside to visit the symbol of Krakow and one of the most important museums in Poland.Following alongside an expert local guide, visit the chambers that display the famous tapestries of Zygmunt August, Italian Renaissance paintings from the Lanckoronski collection, and the Wawel collections of Asian and Middle Eastern art featuring the largest collection of tents in Europe. After getting to know the castle and cathedral, take a break and have a traditional Polish lunch. Later, go 4-meters underground to the Market Square Underground Museum, also known as Rynek Underground or the Dungeon Market Museum. Travel back to the Middle Ages to understand the joys and sorrows of the people of the time, their life, the architecture that surrounded them, and much more.Learn how the museum got so low, the things that took place underground here, and other secrets from your guide.

Krakow: Old Town Electric Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle

10. Krakow: Old Town Electric Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle

See Krakow's oldest historical sights in this electric golf car tour. Explore the most iconic parts of a UNESCO world heritage city and explore Wawel Royal Castle. Begin in the Old Town district in the very heart of Krakow. Drive past Planty Park and see the Barbican and ruins of medieval walls. Head to Main Market Square and snap a photo of Cloth Hall and the brick gothic St. Mary's Basilica. Continue to the Latin Quarter and wander through the imposing Collegium Maius courtyard. Marvel at the beautiful Church of St. Anna, Academy of Fine Arts, and St. Florian. Go back in time to the 13th century and see the stunning gothic Franciscan Monastery and Papal Window. After exploring the Old Town, drive to Wawel Royal Castle. Learn about its long history and see historic paintings, sculptures, fabrics, porcelain, and furniture. Follow your guide through the halls of the museum and into rooms decorated in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. End your tour at Wawel Royal Castle, having seen the most important sights of Krakow and learned about this town's interesting history.

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based on 26 reviews

Tour guide Tom was beyond brilliant. His detail and information was amazing! Such a clever man! It was just me and my girlfriend on the tour which was a little bit more special and personal. Riding around such a beautiful city being told in so much detail about the history is 100% worth it.