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Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

1. Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

Cruise through Krakow's streets from the comfort of a golf cart. Enjoy a guided audio tour as your driver takes you to the sights of this bustling and beautiful city. Select from a choice of languages, and choose in advance which area you'd like to tour. Sit back and let your driver take the strain as you take in the city views. Travel through the Old Town, including Wawel Hill and its famous castle. Cruise through the Jewish quarter of Kazimierz, now an artistic district of quirky bars, restaurants and shops. Experience the former ghetto at Podgorze and the Oskar Schindler Factory in Zabłocie. Choose your preferred tour, and experience this unique city in the most unique of ways.

Krakow: Half-Day Private Sightseeing Guided Tour

2. Krakow: Half-Day Private Sightseeing Guided Tour

Explore the historic sites of Krakow in the company of a professional guide, and discover a city brimming with wonderful monuments and charming places. Tour the Old Town, and the fascinating neighborhoods of Podgórze or Kazimierz - the former Jewish district - and get an introduction to the rich history of the city. Each tour is set individually, leaving you to decide what to see. Go to the Barbican, the fortified outpost that was once connected to the city walls. Admire the imposing red brick St. Mary's Basilica, and the Renaissance Cloth Hall. Soak up the old market atmosphere of the Main Square, and admire the buildings of the Jagiellonian University, established in the 14th century. Walk to Wawel Hill to see the Royal Castle and Cathedral. Alternatively, explore the former Jewish districts of Kazimierz and Podgórze, location of the Jewish Ghetto and Schindler’s factory. Sites still standing include the Remuh Synagogue, completed in 1557, and the baroque Isaak Synagogue. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide an interesting commentary, along with advice on the best places to visit during the rest of your stay.

Krakow: Jewish District Private Guided Tour

3. Krakow: Jewish District Private Guided Tour

Discover Krakow's famous former Jewish Quarter in a more intimate setting with this private tour. After meeting your experienced local tour guide, start off by wandering down Szeroka Street, which was the centre of social life for the Jewish community in centuries gone by.  As you walk through Krakow's streets, visit several of its magnificent and stunning synagogues, including the Old Synagogue, Remuh Synagogue and Isaak Synagogue with the old Jewish cemetery and Krakow's 'Wall of Tears'. After taking in some of the city's beautiful synagogues, head to the streets of the former Jewish Quarter, which you may recognize from Steven Spielberg's 1993 film 'Schindler's List'.  The final part of the tour will take part in Krakow's former Jewish Ghetto. Explore some of the key locations, such as Ghetto Heroes Square, the infamous Eagle's Pharmacy, which was owned by the ghetto's only non-Jewish resident, and Oskar Schindler's factory, which contains an exhibition about Krakow during the Nazi occupation. 

Krakow: Private Guided Tour in Old Town or Jewish Quarter

4. Krakow: Private Guided Tour in Old Town or Jewish Quarter

Embark on a private walking tour through Krakow's Old Town district or Kazimierz, the Jewish quarter. While sightseeing in Old Town, listen to your guide share fascinating facts about the district and admire its beautiful architecture, including iconic churches such as the famous Saint Mary's Basilica in the Main Square. On the Kazimierz tour, explore the Jewish Quarter and discover the history and culture of Jewish people in Krakow. Walk along the streets which were once the center of Jewish life in the city, and learn about the life of locals both past and present.

Krakow Kazimierz and Jewish Ghetto Tour with Synagogues

5. Krakow Kazimierz and Jewish Ghetto Tour with Synagogues

The Kraków Ghetto was one of 5 major metropolitan Jewish Ghettos created by Nazi Germany during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. It was established for the purpose of exploitation, terror, and persecution of local Polish Jews, as well as the staging area for separating the "abled workers" from those who would later be deemed unworthy of life. The Ghetto was liquidated between June 1942 and March 1943, with most of its inhabitants sent to their deaths at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. On the basic 3-hour tour option, pass through the streets of ghetto territory, viewing fragments of the ghetto walls. Listen to true stories about everyday life, before entering the synagogue that survived the Second World War and is still functioning. Admire the famous Szeroka Street, seeing the Old Synagogue and the original Schindler’s Factory. You will even be able to see where some scenes of Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List were captured. Upgrade to the extended 4-hour tour option, and include visits to Kazimierz, the Old Jewish Quarter including Temple, Remuh Old Synagogues and Remuh Cemetery.

Krakow: Kazimierz Jewish District Private Guided Tour

6. Krakow: Kazimierz Jewish District Private Guided Tour

Begin your private tour of Krakow's Kazimierz district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the location where Schindler's List was filmed, with a friendly welcome from your guide at the Jewish Cultural Center. Discover this charming part of Krakow with its monuments, markets, synagogues, and Kirkuts (Jewish cemeteries). Learn from your guide about the Jewish community that shaped the character of this neighborhood. See the old Remu Synagogue, the adjoining old cemetery, and the Jewish Museum in the former Old Synagogue. Learn about Jewish history and discover what the Jewish community was before, during, and after the war. Let your guide show you what Jewish life in Krakow was in the past, what is happening today, and what the future holds.

Krakow: Introductory Walking Tour of the City

7. Krakow: Introductory Walking Tour of the City

Start your Krakow adventure at 10:00am in the Szczepanski Square. Have a short meet and greet with your friendly and knowledgable guide before you walk around the streets of Krakow’s vast Old Town and main historic district. On this tour you will learn why Krakow is one of Europe's most visited cities.  With your tour guide, visit some of the city's most famous attractions like the main square, the Wawel castle, Jagiellonian University, Saint Mary's Basilica, breathtaking Christian Churches and the Old Jewish Synagogues in the former city of Kazimierz. Witness the architecture that makes this city so unique and discover the city's rich history with the knowledge shared by your informative guide. 

Krakow Sightseeing by Eco-Vehicle

8. Krakow Sightseeing by Eco-Vehicle

Everyone is concerned about the environment, so what better way to explore Krakow than by electric car? This tour takes you on a whirlwind trip round the artistic and cultural heart of Poland. Ecological tours of the vehicles audio system is a convenient way to learn about the history and monuments of the royal city. Explore the Old Town, feel the traces of the Holocaust in the Krakow ghetto to the famous Oskar Schindler Factory. These are the famous Krakow sites you'll get to see on your drive: Old Town, Market Square, Cloth Hall, St. Mary's Church, Theatre. Slovak, Barbican, St. Peter and Paul's, Big Ben, Kazimierz - Wolnica, Church on the Rock,Tempel Synagogue, Old Synagogue, ul. Wide Square New Synagogue Remuh Ghetto, Ghetto Heroes Square, the Museum, The Eagle Pharmacy, and the factory Oskar Schindler. If you choose the 60 minute route, you can choose to drive through the Old Town and Kazimierz, the Old Town and the Ghetto, or the Ghetto and Kazimierz.  If you choose the 90 minute route, you'll get to visit the Old Tow, Kazimierz, and the Ghetto.

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Our tour guide was Christina - an older woman with a wealth of knowledge. It has brought us closer to the Jewish tradition and history in connection with the past of the city of Kraków. Whether synagogue, house, bookshop or restaurant - she answered all of our questions and gave a lot of background information. It was a great tour, which we can recommend.

Very nice tour

Our guide was a nice older lady who was very knowledgeable and explained everything great.Has exceeded the given time and even took us to the tram.Thanks to the lady’s good knowledge of German, everything was great to understand.Can only recommend this tour ,

I recommend this experience to all travelers who want to pay a visit to this beautiful city.

The tour guide was very engaging and informed. She reported very lively and varied

Very good guide, present tour and excellent informations