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Overview

Krakow Grand Tour!

If you want to get to know Krakow Old Town and Jewish Quarter Kazimierz like your own palm this tour is just right for you. Tour guide & traditional snack included.

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About

First time in Krakow? You know that there is so much to see but you simply don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered! We created our Grand tour for show you the very essence of Krakow. Just enjoy the beautiful walk around Old Town and Jewish Quarter and let us guide you through hand-picked spots in Krakow. Take advantage of participating in the small group – you will get personal attention of the guide who will be glad to answer all your questions.

Interesting Facts

A little bit of Old Town

Our guide will meet and greet you in our Tourist Information Office at Plac Szczepanski, a 2-minute walk from the Main Market Square of Krakow. From there, you will walk through the Planty Gardens, the majestic Barbican and St. Florian’s Gate. Via Florianska St. you will continue the tour to the Main Market Square, where you will listen to the legends about the St. Mary’s Basilica, see the Cloth Hall, St. Adalbert’s Church and the Town Hall Tower with the head of Eros Bendato beneath.

Upon leaving the Main Market Square, you will proceed towards the University district where we will view the buildings of the Jagiellonian University – Collegium Maius (the oldest academic building in Poland) and Collegium Novum (the rector’s office) and hear the stories about WWII. You will then follow the footsteps of Pope John Paul II, one of our greatest countrymen.

A little bit of Jewish Quarter

Continuing our tour you will view Kazimierz, once a former city, today one of the districts of Krakow. With its interesting heritage, it is one of the most attractive places to see. Thanks to hundreds of centuries of mixed Polish and Jewish history, Kazimierz is a district where anybody can feel unique. You will see the synagogues and cemetery and hear all about them; their history as well as legends.

From the Jewish Town, you will continue to Corpus Christi Church – a gothic temple with a baroque interior. From Kazimierz you will walk back to the Old Town, ending our tour beneath the Wawel Castle, the royal residence of Polish princes and kings since the 10th century. There you can take a short break and follow us up the Wawel Hill, where our next tour starts!

What To Expect

Begin your tour with meeting our representative at the main meeting point Plac Szczepański 8, Krakow Old Town – 5 minutes walk from the main market square) and meet your English-speaking guide. During the tour you will know the history of the Old Town & Jewish Quarters (Kazimierz District). The finish of the tour is right by Wawel where you can stay to admire the panorama of Krakow or take a boat tour on Vistula river or join another tour – Wawel Royal Castle, guided tour in Krakow.

Approximate tour time: 3 hours.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Old Town and Jewish Quarter tour ~3 hours
  • Group of maximum 20 participants
  • English speaking live tour guide
  • Snack – traditional Polish pretzel “Obwarzanek”
  • Open tour – you might be joined with other people

Exclusions

  • Private transfer
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Beverages
Departure & Return

Departure Point

Pickup point:

  • Plac Szczepański 8, Krakow Old Town. View in Google Maps

Departs

Daily: morning time.

Departure Time

Times: 10:00.

Return Details

  • The tour end on Kanonicza 25, Krakow Old Town. View in Google Maps.
Additional Info
  • Please wear comfortable shoes – the tour requires a lot of walking
  • Please take an umbrella or a raincoat on rainy or snowy days
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • It is a shared tour what means that you might be joined with other travellers for this experience.
Pricing, Booking & Cancellation Policy

Pricing

To receive exact prices you need to customise your activity by specifying size of your group and choosing preferred package and proceed to the checkout. After that you’ll receive a detailed offer with no strings attached.

Booking

To proceed with the booking a deposit is required to be paid by credit or debit card.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 5 days in advance of the start date of the experience.