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Krakow: Private Guided City Tour by Electric Car

1. Krakow: Private Guided City Tour by Electric Car

After meeting with your guide, you will begin your city tour around Krakow in an electric car with an audio guide in your language. You will visit Old Town, Wawel Castle, the Jewish Quarter, former ghetto, and Schindler's Factory. Your tour will take 1.5 hours, and during your tour, you can listen to information about the history of Krakow and descriptions of the monuments in your choice of 28 languages. One car can take up to 7 people on board. In case of more people, there are next car available. The roof is panoramic, so you will be able to see the monuments clearly. During good weather the car will be open, but in case of rain, you can use transparent curtains so as to still see your surroundings.

Krakow: 2–Hour Old Town Segway Tour

2. Krakow: 2–Hour Old Town Segway Tour

Take the chance to discover the Old Town district of Kraków, home to around six thousand historic sites and more than two million works of art. Explore its rich variety of historic architecture including Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic buildings. Marvel at Kraków's palaces, churches, theaters and mansions, displaying a great variety of color, architectural details, stained glass, paintings, sculptures and furnishings. With your guide, head to most famous and important parts of Krakow's Old Town and its countless medieval buildings, including Wawel Castle, Sukiennice and St.Maryas church, the Barbican, Town Hall Tower, Collegium Maius Museum of the Jagiellonian University, Juliusz Słowacki Theatre and many more. Find out why the medieval Old Town is among the first places signed to UNESCO's World Heritage List. Whether this is your first time in Krakow, or you want to broaden your knowledge about the origins and topography of Krakow's Historic Centre, prepare for a historical dive into the past.

Krakow: Private Traditional Polish Food Tour

3. Krakow: Private Traditional Polish Food Tour

Discover the sights and the tastes of historic Krakow on this food tour. Stop for food tastings at 2, 3 or 4 of the city's specialty food stores and restaurants. As well as tasting delicious food, learn about the city's history, unique culinary culture, and tradition on a guided walking tour around the Old Town's highlights.  There are 3 different options for this tour. Choose the 2.5-hour option to try a basic set of food in 2 places, including different kinds of dumplings, Polish meats, and other specialties. Also, enjoy 1 soft drink, cake, coffee/tea, and a basic tour of Krakow Old Town with a guide. Please note that soup and beer are not included with this option.  Alternatively, experience a 3.5-hour food and sightseeing tour in Krakow Old Town to taste even more traditional Polish food at 3 venues. Sample various kinds of dumplings, different kinds of Polish meat, other specialties, and traditional soup. Also savor 1 soft drink, 1 beer, cake, and coffee/tea. During the tastings, your guide will tell you about some Polish traditions and customs and what meals are related to which occasion. Or, choose to upgrade to the special 5-hour option, which also includes a tasting session to sample either 8 kinds of beer or 8 kinds of vodka in 4 different venues.

From Krakow: Guided Tour of Zalipie and Niepołomice

4. From Krakow: Guided Tour of Zalipie and Niepołomice

Visit two of Poland's top tourist attractions on a guided tour from Krakow to the small ancient village of Zalipie and Niepołomice, a picturesque place with a great past. Get maximum convenience out of your trip with pickup and drop-off from Krakow. After pickup at your hotel in Krakow, make your way to Zalipie in southeastern Poland with your driver who is also your tour leader. Once there, take a guided tour to find out more about the history and tradition of the village.  Explore the colorful village renowned for the decoration of its houses, featuring cheerful paintings on the walls and stoves, crepe-paper flowers, and paper-cut designs. Visit the Homestead of Felicja Curylowa Museum (outside only), the former home of the most famous practitioner of the folk art the village is known for. Then, discover a small shop with unique handmade souvenirs. Next, visit Niepołomice. Walk along the Royal Road, visit the royal castle (courtyard and interiors), the main square, and the Grunwald Mound. Afterward, get driven back to Krakow for drop-off at your hotel.

Krakow: Private Sightseeing Tour in an Electric Car

5. Krakow: Private Sightseeing Tour in an Electric Car

On this guided sightseeing tour in an electric car, you'll see the best of Krakow's historic areas, some of the most iconic parts of this UNESCO heritage-listed city. The Old Town district and the Main Market Square are located in the very center of Krakow. They're surrounded on each side by a park called Planty. It is here that many of the most distinctive monuments in Krakow are located including St. Mary's Church, the Cloth Hall, the Town Hall Tower, the remains of the defensive walls, the Florian Gate, and the Barbican.

Krakow: Underground Museum Tour

6. Krakow: Underground Museum Tour

Once the capital of Poland, Krakow boasts a rich history waiting to be discovered and the city’s Old Town has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list for over 40 years. Discover the secrets of this city on a 2-hour guided walking tour with a local expert guide and visit Krakow's underground museum hidden beneath the famous Market Square. Follow your guide through the underground corridors and listen to stories, tales and anecdotes about Krakow’s history and culture. Admire the museum's countless relics and items found by archeologists during some of the country’s most important excavations. Learn about Krakow’s history and what the city used to look like before modern developments changed its streets and buildings. At the end of the tour, visit the glass pyramid room of the museum and marvel at the view of St Mary’s Basilica.

Krakow: Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

7. Krakow: Traditional Food Tour with Old Town Sightseeing

Discover the culinary culture of Poland while taking a sightseeing walking tour of Krakow. The Polish culture of eating has strong roots among local people and your professional guide will show you the best dishes of Polish cuisine. Meet your guide near the first restaurant. In this top Polish restaurant the local partner has prepared a Polish cuisine in-a-nutshell menu for you. You will have a chance to try Polish specialties as well as dishes which are served only in Krakow. During the tasting of up to 13 different kinds of dishes, your guide will tell you about some traditions and customs and explain which meals are related to which occasion. After the delicious feast, take a walk around the fantastic Krakow Old Town. Admire Krakow’s highlights such as St. Mary Church, Cloth Hall, and Wawel Hill. While walking through the narrow streets, immerse yourself in the Medieval Times atmosphere and learn about Polish history, customs, and legends. To end the tour, visit a lovely patisserie, which is most recognizable in Poland, for a coffee and two fantastic desserts.

Krakow: Traditional Polish Food Private Tour

8. Krakow: Traditional Polish Food Private Tour

The culture of eating has strong roots among Polish people and your professional guide will show you the best dishes from Polish cuisine in two or three carefully chosen local venues. At these places, you will get the special chance to try, compare, and choose the flavor from rich range of traditional dishes you like the most.  Discover the Old Town area. Don’t miss the best sights like St. Mary’s Basilica, Cloth Hall, or Wawel Hill during your walking tour between meals. Your guide will lead you through Polish cuisine as well as through the highlights of the Old Town.  Choose the 2.5-hour tour to try a basic set of food in two places including different kinds of dumplings, Polish meats, and other specialties, in addition to one soft drink and cake and coffee/tea (excluding soup and beer). Opt for the 3.5-hour tour to taste even more traditional Polish food at three venues. Try various kinds of dumplings, different kind of polish meats, other specialties, traditional soup, and one soft drink or beer, as well as cake and coffee/tea. Hear about Polish traditions and customs and what meals are related to which occasion.  To experience even better the culture of Poland select the special 5-hour option: a combination of tasting not only food, but also vodka or beers (you can choose 8 kinds of beer or 10 kinds of vodka shots) and sightseeing. Get to know the city better with local history and well-kept secrets in lovely narrow alleys and remarkable buildings like Wawel Courtyard or Town Hall.

From Krakow: Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Tour

9. From Krakow: Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Tour

On the drive to Zakopane stop at the 16th-century village of Chochołów for a visit to the Tatra Museum. Attractions in Zakopane include a ride on the funicular railway, built in 1938 for the FIS World Skiing Championship. At 1,120 meters you’ll have spectacular area views. Take a walk down Krupówki, the town's main strip. See the ski jump, and the Old Church and its cemetery, and visit the Museum of Regional Art and Culture. The trip from Kraków lasts around 9 hours. For private tour options, an early start is recommended to make the best use of the daylight hours. Private tours can be extended to up to 12 hours for an additional payment to the driver.

Krakow Sightseeing Tour by Heated Golf Cart

10. Krakow Sightseeing Tour by Heated Golf Cart

See the sights of Krakow from a different perspective on a 2-hour tour by electric golf cart. Learn the story of the city through the English language audio guide. Travel along the Royal Road as you explore the medieval Old Town. Pass attractions such as the Renaissance architecture of Cloth Hall on Main Market Square. Continue past St. Mary’s Church and the elegant Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. See the remains of the old town walls and St. Florian's Gate that formed part of the protective ramparts. Admire impressive monuments, such as the Czartoryski Museum and Jagiellonian University, one of the oldest universities in Europe. Continue to Wawel Castle, built for King Casimir III the Great in the 14th century. Then, explore the Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz and visit historic synagogues such as the Old Synagogue and Remah Synagogue. Pause for reflection at the site of the former Jewish Ghetto and see the factory owned by the World War II hero, Oskar Schindler.

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What people are saying about Krakow Old Town

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4.5 / 5

based on 1,719 reviews

Our guide was Maciek from Poland Active (https://www.poland-active.com/). We had a fantastic day, visiting different houses, the local museum and the beautiful church while admiring the gorgeous paintings. Maciek knew very well the area and some of the villagers, even allowing us to visit the house of a local lady quite famous for her painting skills.

really informative tour. the audio descriptions were very clear and the tour guide spoke great English and supplemented the audio by sharing his own knowledge and great sense of humour too! excellent whistle stop tour of a beautiful and historic city. you can learn loads about the place in just over an hour. highly recommended

AMAZING!! THIS TRIP IS AWESOME!! Must try it during your stay in Krakow. I would highly recommended to everyone. Our guide Monica was very professional and funny. Great value for money. 10/10 Thank you Monica and Thousand Miles

Great tour guide. Really knowledgeable and explained the stops really well. Pulled over at wonderful photo opportunity site for us to step out and take breathtaking photos. Would recommend this tour to friends and family.

Good way to see all the sites of Krakow if your limited by time or just want to get to know the city a bit better when you arrive. Driver was very knowledgeable