Krakow in One Day Sightseeing Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Kraków
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Tour description

For over a thousand years, Krakow has been the center of science, culture and art in Poland. Come and see for yourself upon boarding the Krakow in One Day Sightseeing Tour. You will see the likes of Wawel Castle and Cathedral, the Rynek Glowny - Main Market Square and St Mary's Church. It's a fine introduction to this historic city!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandOnce independent, the city situated south of Wawel was the hub of Jewish life in Kraków for centuries, and today it is one of the greatest tourist attractions of the city.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandThe spectacular renaissance palace that we admire today atop Wawel Hill is the result of the refurbishment of the Gothic Royal Castle in the first half of the 16th century according to the wishes of Sigismund I the Old (Zygmunt Stary). It was the abode of Polish kings and their closest family, while the stately halls provided a backdrop for courtly and political life.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Wawel Cathedral, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandThe most important house of worship in Poland, whose imposing interior symbolically testifies to the continuity of the historical memory of generations of Poles. The last resting place of Polish kings, national heroes, eminent poets, and the patron saint of Poland – Bishop Stanislaus. For centuries, the venue of coronations.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ulica Kanonicza, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandAn exceptionally picturesque little street, where every house boasts a long and rich history, often reaching back to the first half of the 14th century.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Royal Way (Droga Krolewska), Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandROYAL ROUTE – a former route of the royal retinue’s ceremonial processions. It runs from St. Florian’s Church, past the Barbican, along the preserved fragments of the city walls and St. Florian’s Gate, through Floriańska Street to the Main Market Square and through Grodzka and Kanoniczna Street to the Royal Castle on Wawel Hill. A wander along the royal route allows for seeingthe most precious churches and the most interesting tenement houses of the city. A part of the route (St. Mary’s Basilica – Wawel Hill) is being traversed to this day in the ceremonial processions, such as church processions at Corpus Christi or funeral processions towards Wawel Hill or the necropolis in Skałka. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandFounded by King Casimir the Great (Kazimierz Wielki) in 1364, the Jagiellonian is Poland’s oldest university, and in this part of Europe it is second only to Prague in terms of antiquity. Its oldest building, Collegium Maius, is over 500 years old.Stop At: Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandThis is the place of the most “mosts”: the most important public space in Kraków, the most expansive Market Square of medieval Europe, it gathers everything most characteristic of the city and has its most distinctive hallmarks, and last but not least: the most beautiful, the most important, the most charming, the most…Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandOne of the symbols of city, a pearl of renaissance architecture, Kraków’s oldest “commercial centre”: Sukiennice or the Cloth Hall is one of the most important elements of the architectural heritage of Kraków.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Bazylika Mariacka, Krakow, Lesser Poland Province, Southern PolandA history spanning over eight centuries, a high altar by Veit Stoss (Wit Stwosz), a bugle call, the star strewn murals by Jan Matejko covering the vaulting: all this in a single church! Moreover: in the very centre of Kraków!Duration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Local live guide.
  • Entrance tickets to museums.
  • Hotel pickup (designated centrally located Krakow hotels only).
  • If you are interested in complementary hotel pickup, please make sure to contact the supplier at:
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from designated centrally located Krakow hotels.
  • Pls arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • You are required to wait at the reception 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
  • If you do not require hotel pickup, or your hotel cannot be serviced,
  • you must make your own way to main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street,
  • across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow.
  • Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
  • Entry/Admission - Wawel Royal Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Wawel Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Bazylika Mariacka

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop off - tour ends at the Main Market Square