Welcome to Cracow!

We offer you various sightseeing tours of Cracow.

Below, you will find some suggestions from which you can pick and/or mix.
Tell us what you want and we can start planning your tour!

Contact: +48 606 670 942 | e-mail: ula@team-krakow.pl

Routes

  • Royal Route
    the ceremonial route kings took across Poland’s historical capital, links most of its landmarks

    4 h

    We start at the northern part of the city at Grunvald monument and then we are going to approach Barbican, St.Florian’s gate and preserved fortifications. Floriańska street will lead us to St.Mary’s church with the best European example of late Gothic wooden altar, to Main Square with Cloth Hall, Adam Mickiewicz monument, St. Adalberts’ church and Town Hall tower. Later on we are going to walk along Grodzka street to All Saints Square where two gothic churches are located Dominikan’s and Franciskan’s as well as Wyspianski Pavilion with very precious stained glass windows of the beginning of 19th century. We are going to pass entrance to Collegium Iuridicum, St. Peter och St.Paul’s church and romanesque church of St.Andrew. Kanonicza street – one of the oldest streets in Cracow will lead us to the Wawel Hill.
    There you will listen to story about Wawel Hill. In the castle you can see 5 exhibitions or choose one or more of all available – we can arrange the sightseeing , let us know if you want to go inside . The castle houses the Chambers, the Royal Treasury, the Armoury, the Oriental Art collection and the Lost Wawel exhibition. The most valued are the coronation sword of 13th century and Renaissance tapestries made in Flanders in mid-16th century from the collection of King Sigismund Augustus.

    The Cracow Cathedral is the noblest church in Poland, the coronation temple and the royal necropolis. The Sigismund Chapel is the most beautiful monument in renaissance Italian art north from Alps. In the middle of Cathedral there is the “Homeland Altar” a silver coffin of St.Stanislaus and the most famous church bell "Sigismund" in Poland of 16th century.

  • Medieval Cracow with an exhibition 4 meters below today’s level of the Main Market Square

    4 h

    Main Market Square attracts visitors from all over the world. Why? Come and see! Alongside the history it ‘s a very vibrant and progressive city but you are of course going to visit that “very” medieval part of Cracow - 4 meter below the square surface – “The Underground exhibition” a modern museum of XXI century where the result of the archeological excavations of the Main Square is presented. Admission fee adult 17 pln, children 14 pln, family tickets available. We arrange sightseeing tour, just let us know!

    Up again! there are many cafes, pubs, clubs and galleries located in medieval cellars with vaulted ceilings. Numerous events, concerts and exhibitions are organized here. The very center of the city surrounded by a green belt called Planty was put on the first UNESCO World Heritage List of 1978.

    The architectural design of the Old Town was established in 1257 and this is the largest medieval square in today’s Europe. You are going to admire St. Mary’s gothic basilica with its High Altar created by maestro Veit Stoss, little romanesque-baroque St. Adalbert church, , the medieval Tower Hall (our leaning tower), townhouses, Florian Gate and Barbican – a part of former defence walls , beautiful ceiling in the church of the Holy Cross and the Royal Cathedral as well.

  • Treasures of art in Cracow

    2 h

    The city is one of the richest Central European cities as far as museum collections are concerned - there are over 40 museums. Lady with Ermine Leonardo da Vinci’s and Rembrandts Landscape with the Good Samaritan – true pearls are to be seen. The signature of Nicolaus Copernicus who studied here , an astrolabe of 1054 and the Jagiellonian Globe of the 16th century on which the name of America was placed for the first time in the history of cartography can be find in the Museum of Jagiellonian University situated in gothic Collegium Maius – the oldest university building with beautiful quadrangle, very rare crystal gallery vaulting, gothic cellars and permanent interactive exhibition. Then gothic High Altar in St. Mary’s Church, splendid renaissance Royal Palace, the beautiful Sigismund Chapel in the Cathedral on the Wawel Hill and stained glass windows of polish eminent artist Stanisław Wyspiański – who represent Art Nouveau are worth to be admired.

  • Artistic city - bohemian

    2 h

    People say they have moved to the Jewish historical quarter but no doubt there are quests of one of numerous open-air café and restaurants at the crowded Main Square – the largest medieval square in today’s Europe.

  • Church and religion

    4 h

    Perfect for fans of the history and architecture. The city offers you beautifully preserved Romanesque and gothic churches as well as baroque both houses and churches. The interiors are lavishly decorated with a number of precious paintings and sculptures . Not only for discerning individuals!

  • Jewish culture in the past and today

    2 h

    In the middle of 16th century here in Kazimierz quarter lived about 80 proc of all Jews of the world. Very fast developed Jews culture and art on polish land made Cracow the center of Jewish world. You are going to listen to a story about Jewish people society, their fate during II world war, their religion, tradition and rituals. We start at Szeroka street - the historical jewish centre where the most famous Remuh synagogue is located . Closing of Jewish Culture Festival – an open air concert takes place just here, every year. Spielberg’s famous movie “Schindler’s List” was shot here so you might be able to recognize a few spots shown on the silver screen. Many locals and tourists spend here such a god time as the bohemian city life moved to Kazimierz and a number of Cracow’s fashionable restaurants have opened in this area.
    15 minutes walk from here there is Oskar Schindler's Factory of Enameled Vessels ‘Emalia’ which has been turned into a modern museum presenting live in Cracow during the five-year Nazi occupation between 1939-1945. Many artifacts, documents and photos are to be seen on the exhibition which together with some multimedia arrangements present prewar Cracow, the German invasion in September 1939, everyday -live in the occupied city, Cracow’s Jews, the resistance movement and the underground Polish state. Highly recommended!

  • Off the Beaten Track

    2 h

    You’ll never find these little gems on your own! The clubs, restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops, flea market, the secret spots….

Prices

City sightseeing can take 1 hour or even whole day - it's up to you.



Polish language:

Sightseeing 4 hours - 250 PLN


English language:

Sightseeing 4 hours - 300 PLN

Swedish language:

Sightseeing 4 hours - 400 PLN

Contact

Urszula Kalinowska

tel. +48 606 670 942
e-mail: ula@team-krakow.pl


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