Kraków City Break
Kraków is a must see place in Poland. Former capital of Poland with perfectly preserved medieval architecture and Jewish district is one of the most beautiful city in Poland, if not in Europe.
Krakow is a city of monuments, which are a testimony to the thousand years of the history of Poland. The Wawel Royal Castle with its cathedral, palaces, Gothic towers and walls, huge churches and richly ornamented tenement houses still delight today. The Old Town was one of the first urban complexes in the world to be included in the UNESCO list (1978). Krakow is a centre of culture and science with unique traditions. There are 11 universities here, headed by the Jagiellonian University (founded in 1364). There are several dozen museums, a dozen or so theatres and numerous art galleries.
Its modern atmosphere and cordiality of locals attracts millions of tourists every year.
Krakow is also a convenient starting point for excursions outside the city.
Read more about Krakow - what to do and see on our blog.
Transfer from Kraków airport/railway station to your hotel.
Overnight in Kraków.
After breakfast in the hotel you will be picked up by our guide for a private tour.
Depending on your choice you can visit:
- Wawel – the Royal Castle with Sigismund Chapel – a masterpiece of Polish Renaissance architecture – as well as the Zygmunt bell hung in 1520, one of the most magnificent bells ever made.
- Awesome churches with their great architecture and interiors including St. Mary's Basilica built in the 14th century at the Main Square, famous for its largest Gothic wooden altarpiece in the world.
- Jewish Quarter (Kazimierz) with beautiful old buildings, old Synagogues and cemeteries, flea market where you can buy unique souvenirs and chance to taste a Cracow speciality Zapiekanka a kind of toasted baguette served with variety of ingredients.
- Schindler’s Factory - where the famous Steven Spielberg movie Schindler’s List was shot.
In the afternoon we propose a visit to the multimedia Historic Museum of Kraków, situated under the Main Market Square. A unique archeological preserve is a unique place in Europe. You will learn about the turbulent times of medieval city.
After the breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to Wieliczka Salt Mine.
It was opened in the 13th century and closed in the last decade of the 20th century. At that time, 2040 chambers were built underground on 9 levels ranging from 75 to 327 m. These chambers are connected by shafts and drifts of the total length of 350km. The mine hosts underground concerts, theatre performances and even served as location for movies. Depending on your wishes you can choose a classic tourist route, a mining route, Mysteries of Wieliczka route into the virgin areas or “God Bless” pilgrims’ route.
This is a magical journey along the saline corridors of the labyrinth. You will experience the enchanting landscapes of chambers, discover the traditions and history of the Wieliczka mine.
After breakfast at your hotel you will be transferred to airport/railway station in Kraków.
If you wish to extend your stay and do the other sightseeing tours in Kraków and surroundings, please let us know in your comments.
Please note, that at Poland for weekend you can always modify your Kraków city break private tour. Let us help you to plan your tailor made program.
Price starting at $495*
Inclusions: accommodation in 3* hotel (incl. breakfast), private transfers, meals as mentioned, private local guide (English speaking)
Exclusions: international/domestic flights, visas (if necessary), travel insurance, meals not mentioned, entry fees to visited museums & objects, tips, personal expenses.
*The starting price is per person and based on two travellers sharing a room.
Upon inquiry a detailed quote will be provided.