Krakow All In One Walking Tour with Coffee and Dessert Stop - Private: At the beginning of your private walking tour, your guide may pick you up from your centrally located accommodation, or you can meet us in our office in the heart of the Old Town. Your personal guide will be at your disposal throughout the tour, giving you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know them, and lots of time to ask for local tips and hints of where to go and what else to do during your stay in Krakow.
Our walking tour begins in the heart of the Old Town, just a few minutes walk from Europe’s biggest medieval market square. From here we’ll set out to discover some of Krakow’s most famous sights - St Mary’s basilica (outside only), Cloth Hall, Rynek, Town Hall, Jagiellonian University and the Franciscan Church. An introduction to the rich Polish history and culture and you’ll get to know some of the characters that have made Krakow and Poland the majestic places they are today. We will explore the winding cobblestone streets of Krakow’s old town, containing hidden gems and lesser-known attractions.
During the next part of the tour we’ll head down to the bohemian Kazimierz district to learn all about Krakow’s Jewish community past and present. You’ll take in the oldest synagogue, the old Jewish cemetery and Remu’s synagogue (all sights outside only) - where you’ll hear all about the far-reaching contributions made by the Jews from this area throughout history. Here we’ll also have a refreshment break where you’ll taste some sweet local specialties.
For the final leg of the tour we’ll climb the slope up to Krakow’s Castle area - the Wawel. Here you’ll learn the legend of the dragon and become acquainted with the most important royals from Poland’s history. You’ll hear how they made Krakow the city it is and get a sneak-peak into the grand palace courtyards, the castle and the cathedral (outside only) and finish your tour with a view of Krakow and the river Vistula.
At the conclusion of the tour the guide will help with ideas, tips, directions and more!
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel's reception (if centrally located; if customer fails to give accommodation info latest 72 hours before to tour start time, or if accommodation is not centrally located, default meeting point is Absolute Tour Center - Plac Szczepanski 8, 31011 Krakow).
Drop-off location: Downtown area.
Duration: 3.5 hours.
Opening days/period: Daily, all year round.
Medical restrictions: Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 3 hours.
Required documentation: ID.
Others: The order and content of the tour may be adjusted when starting from guest’s accommodation. Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately. Supplier is not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents. Includes café and cake stop, public transport ticket during the tour.