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

Krakow Walking Tour with Private Guide

Product ID: 189369
Take a private tour with an expert guide to discover this amazing Polish city. Choose from four different route options to see the most important highlights of Krakow such as Old Town, Kazimierz quarter, Podgorze quarter and Oskar Schindler’s factory.
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pick-up from your central hotel or apartment in Krakow only. For others locations, a convenient pick-up point will be indicated. The exact pick-up point and pick-up time will be confirmed via email after booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk around Krakow Old Town and climb Wawel Hill
  • Wander through the Kazimierz and Podgorze Quarters
  • Learn about Jewish culture and Oskar Schindler
  • Choose from 4 different tour route options
Full description
Choose from 4 different tour options, each featuring their own history and landmarks. After being picked up from your accommodation, meet your local expert city guide who will be ready to answer your questions and provide facilities according to your needs. 

Walk around the Krakow Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by Planty park, where the city walls used to stand in the Medieval times. See the main square with its famous St. Mary’s Basilica, Cloth Hall and the Barbican and Florian’s Gate. Every hour, listen out for the same bugle call played from the Basilica’s higher tower. Climb the Wawel Hill, where you’ll find a complex of sacred buildings including the Royal Wawel Castle, which is the historical monument and symbol the of many national and religious traditions of Poland. Pass by the Wawel dragon and the Royal Cathedral which was the place of the coronations and burials of many Polish kings.

Pick the option to explore the Kazimierz and Podgorze Quarters and take a journey through the history of Jewish culture in Krakow. Experience the unique atmosphere of the district and see the most important synagogues, impressive gothic churches, and the oldest Jewish cemeteries. Wander through the streets and marvel at the mixture of old architecture, modern elements, and artistic murals. In the Podgorze district, see the remnants of ghetto walls and authentic photographs of its residents. Visit the main market of the district called Rynek Podgorski which features one of the most beautiful neo-Gothic churches in Krakow - St. Joseph's Church. Walk through the Bohaterow Getta Square, where people were gathered and taken to the concentration camps. Enjoy the option to visit the permanent exhibition at Schindler’s Factory which depicts the story of Krakow during the occupation period. Get to know contemporary Polish and Jewish citizens through authentic photos, stories, and illustrative materials of old Krakow. Learn about Oskar Schindler, the man who saved more than a thousand lives of Jews and was depicted in the famous Spielberg’s movie Schindler's List.
Includes
  • Expert local guide in your language
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance tickets to venues

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Each tour includes a lot of walking so wear comfortable shoes and bring a lot of energy with you
• The lunch or coffee break is not included in the tour
• Keep in mind that the weather can be rainy or windy, so we recommend bringing an umbrella and an extra coat as well
• The tours do not include entrance to the churches or synagogues
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From £98.36 £49.18 Per group up to 20

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Too bad the night falls quickly for December but the visit was charged with emotion with a guide speaking very good French and knowing eccellementl history of Krakow and Poland the dramas which leave us imprints of hope because Poland is rebuilt relives and its history is exciting thank you anna you answered questions that seemed to me unanswered why people tear them apart while they lived in harmony you bcp brought us Anna I left with other ideas too bad we chose the night because I had wanted to see the gettho better i will come back to poland thanks anna

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31 December 2019

Comprehensive tour

In a good 4 hours we saw a lot of Krakow. Even if it sounds very long, the tour was entertaining and very interesting thanks to a friendly city guide. Thank you again for this.

1 June 2019

30 November 2019

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Product ID: 189369