Krakow Half-Day Tour by Trabant

Cultural & Theme Tours in Poland

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from$58.72
4.5 out of 5

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The best way to tour the lovely city of Krakow is in a Trabant, the classic Eastern Europe car. You'll experience the real Krakow on this lively tour, and visit parts of the city that go unnoticed by most visitors, in the company of your young and enthusiastic guide.
Krakow is an old city, even by European standards, and one of its greatest assets is the fact it has never been razed throughout its long and tumultuous history.After being picked up in a genuine Trabant automobile, your tour begins with a visit to the Nowa Huta district, Krakow's famous communist enclave. Originally a gift from Stalin, the working-class quarter boasts some classic communist architecture. Your guide will share first-hand accounts of what it was like to live behind the Iron Curtain.Next, you'll visit the city's historic burial mounds, some of which date back to pagan times. The mounds were built as a memorial to Poland's most famous leaders and provide great panoramas of the city. From this vantage point, your guide will point out some of Krakow's more unusual landmarks.The tour ends with a trip to Krakow's Jewish quarter. After being razed by the Nazis during World War II, this area is slowly being revitalized and is now home to the city's artist community. It's lined with great pubs and cafés, and you will definitely want to come back later to enjoy Krakow's authentic nightlife.

What’s included

  • Refreshments
  • Tour of the Jewish quarter
  • Krakow walking tour (2 hours)
  • Guided trip of the burial mounds
  • Tips on the best city pubs and restaurants
  • Escorted by Private English speaking guide
  • Pickup and drop off from your hotel in a genuine Trabant automobile

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
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