Krakow: Skip-the-Line Wawel Castle Royal Apartments Tour

Krakow: Skip-the-Line Wawel Castle Royal Apartments Tour

From $42.12 per person

Retrace the footsteps of Polish kings on this guided tour through the Royal Apartments at Wawel Castle. Avoid the long waiting times with your skip-the-line entry tickets, then discover the castle's impressive history as you explore with your local guide.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 1 hour
Starting time 12:20 PM
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  • Experience the top attraction in Krakow and a UNESCO listed landmark
  • Explore the Wawel Royal Apartments with a professional and expert guide
  • Learn about the former Polish kings who resided at the castle
  • Save time and benefit from skip-the-line entry to the castle
  • Enjoy a small-group tour for up to 12 people, unlike the 30-person tours most agents offer
Full description
Save yourself 2-3 hours of waiting time with a skip-the-line ticket to Wawel Castle. Enjoy a guided 1-hour tour of the rich and magnificent Royal Apartments, the once private quarters of former Polish kings and the most stunning part of the castle. Get the most out of your experience on a well-organized small-group tour of 12 participants, and avoid the crowds of the standard 30-person tours. Meet your guide at 12:45 PM, then head inside this impressive landmark and start your exciting tour. Admire the apartment’s intricate design and imagine the life of the kings who once resided here. Learn about the castle's former residents, Old Sigismund and John III Sobieski, as you wander through their bedrooms, dining rooms, and guest rooms, bursting with elaborate decoration. Marvel at the apartment’s stunning silverware, historical paintings, beautiful Renaissance furniture, and more. Throughout the tour, listen as your guide shares fascinating stories about the castle, including how and why it was saved from destruction in the Second World War. By the end of the tour, you will have a greater understanding of Polish royal history, and a new perspective of this iconic landmark.
  • 1-hour tour of Wawel Royal Apartments
  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Wawel Royal Apartments
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Small group experience (maximum 12 people)
    COVID-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at Wawel Castle's Reservation Office.

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    • Please check your email the day before the tour in order to receive important information
    • Please note that it is a group tour which means that other participants may join the group
    • Please arrive at meeting point on time (you are recommended to arrive at least 5-minutes before). The tour runs on a timed schedule and if you are late you will not be able to join
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