Welcome to Małopolska

Małopolska, known in English as Lesser Poland, is the sprawling region surrounding Kraków, running from Częstochowa in the west to Lublin in the east. It’s played an outsized role in Polish history, forming the core of the ancient Polish kingdom. These days, though, it’s mostly passed over by travellers who make a beeline for Kraków and then move on... Read More

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$232.67 Small group tours

2-Day Krakow Combo: In the Footsteps of John Paul II, Pieskowa Skala Castle and Czestochowa Private Tour Including the Black Madonna

St John Paul II, the pope formerly known as Karol Wojtyla, is a star in Poland, and whether you’re Catholic or not, visiting places important in his life provides an intriguing introduction to Polish culture and history. This 2-day tour uses Krakow as a base to explore Wadowice, the childhood home of the man who would become a pope and a saint, and Czestochowa, home of the revered ‘Black Madonna’ painting at the Jasna Gora monastery.

$177.27 Small group tours

2 Nights in Krakow with Guided Half-Day Tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau or Wieliczka Salt Mine

Enjoy two nights in the enchanting Polish city of Krakow with 3- and 4-star hotel accommodation, airport transfers and two great sightseeing tours included! This Krakow experience provides ample time to explore this beautiful city independently, plus a 24-hour ticket to a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour, and your choice of a half-day trip to World War II’s Auschwitz-Birkenau complex or the jaw-dropping Wieliczka Salt Mine. This experience offers you plenty of ways to see Poland's magical second city, often dubbed the "Florence of the North.”

$44.32 Sightseeing tours

Krakow Super Saver: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Krakow and 3 Museum Passes

Honour the victims of the World War II Holocaust at Auschwitz-Birkenau and trace the story of Krakow’s Nazi occupation on this Krakow Super Saver that combines two best-selling experiences at a discounted price. On one day, take a half-day guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and see its moving exhibitions and prison blocks. Then, make use of a 2-day Jewish History Museum Pass that gives you entry to three city museums that explore Krakow’s WWII occupation and the heroes who helped protect the Jewish community.

$27.70 Sightseeing tours

Krakow Museums and Transport Official Pass

Enjoy complimentary access to Krakow’s top museums and its bus and tram network with the Krakow Museums and Transport Pass. Choose from a 2- or 3-day pass and gain entrance to 40 museums, including the impressive Rynek Underground, with its original medieval market stalls; Oskar Schindler’s Factory; and a wealth of art galleries, churches and more. Add free 24-hour bus and tram travel and generous discounts at select restaurants, shops and on other activities, and it’s a money-saving way to enjoy Krakow.