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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Wawel Hill

Krakow: Highlights of Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

Product ID: 150845
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Explore the history of Krakow from medieval times to World War II and the Polish People's Republic to the present. See the best places, which are known only to locals. Encounter the new history with funny stories and explore the everyday life of Krakow.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See highlights of Krakow and experience unforgettable moments
  • Have a look at the main market square, historic Old Town, St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow, Wawel Cathedral and much more
  • Get to know the full history of the Krakow from the medievals ages to nowadays
  • Have a great time with your friends or family
Full description
Discover the highlights of Krakow's historic Old Town & New Town and learn more about the monuments from a private guide. Follow in the footsteps of the kings of Poland as you explore the famous Royal Route from the medieval Old Town to Wawel Hill. Meet at Little Market Square and make your way to the main market square to admire the Gothic exterior of St. Mary's Basilica. Marvel at the decorative details of the historic Cloth Hall, where traveling merchants would meet to discuss business and barter their wares. Pass one of the world's oldest universities at Jagiellonian University and go to the green oasis of Planty Park, built on the site of the medieval city walls.

Continue to the architectural complex of Wawel Hill to discover centuries-old churches and beautiful Renaissance buildings, such as the royal residence of Wawel Castle. Look inside Wawel Cathedral, where the kings of Poland were crowned and laid to rest. People usually visit the Old Town of Krakow but overlook the new contemporary history which is even more interesting. During the tour, you will get to know the whole history of the city and have an opportunity to see how everyday life looks like. Your guide will show you the best places in Krakow and for sure you will enjoy this experience.

From World War II and the Polish People's Republic to the present - it means only one thing. You will become acquainted with the most turbulent history of Poland and Krakow. If you want to find out how Krakow has become the most modern city in Poland with numerous business centers and with the largest number of tourists, then this trip is exactly for you.

  • Private guide
  • Information and commentary about Krakow's past and present
  • Souvenir photos, sent by email after the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Museum entrance fees (about 8 EUR) - optional

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Meeting point

In front of Barbakan Krakowski - Basztowa, 30-547 Kraków.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Entrance to the museum may be impossible due to the lack of tickets

From £137.41 Per group up to 1

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EOS Tours

Product ID: 150845