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Krakow: Chopin Piano Recital at Chopin Concert Hall

1. Krakow: Chopin Piano Recital at Chopin Concert Hall

Indulge your ears with the sounds of Chopin’s piano music, and experience one of the most important elements of culture. Appreciate the genius of Poland’s best-known composer in the unique atmosphere of Krakow's Market Square. Attend a special concert dedicated to Frederic Chopin, an icon of Polish and European music and a piano virtuoso in his own right, and listen to his most famous piano pieces performed by talented young pianists. Concerts are held in the Chopin Concert Hall, decorated with Gothic architectural elements. Listen to nocturnes, mazurkas, and polonaises, in which Chopin expressed his feeling of longing for his homeland. The combination of atmospheric interior and excellent music will provide an unforgettable experience, and not just for music aficionados.

Krakow: Folk Show & 3-Course Dinner at Jama Michalika Café

2. Krakow: Folk Show & 3-Course Dinner at Jama Michalika Café

Begin your evening at Michalik's Cave in central Krakow. Once a bustling hub for the city’s bohemian crowd, you'll see that the venue has preserved its artsy atmosphere, as you sit among paintings and caricatures of Krakow artists, writers and journalists. Relax and enjoy as the concert and dance performance begins. Learn about Polish traditions and folklore as you watch performers dressed in regional costumes tell their stories through dance and folk music. If you feel like getting up on your feet, you’ll be invited to join in with the dancing, too. Afterward, savor a 3-course dinner of traditional Polish fare amid the lively atmosphere. With appetites sated, your dinner show will conclude after the meal. 

Krakow: Private Old Town Highlights Walking Tour

3. Krakow: Private Old Town Highlights Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Krakow's historic Old Town and learn more about the monuments from a private guide. Follow in the footsteps of the Kings of Poland as you explore the famous Royal Route from the medieval Old Town to Wawel Hill. During the walking tour, see the highlights and main attractions of Krakow as you learn about their history including Wawel Castle, St. Mary's Basilica, and Sukiennice. Also, visit some of the lesser-known parts of the city that only the locals know about. Next, walk around the Old Town to see the highlights of Krakow, but also to discover hidden gems of the city and to learn some incredible stories. Finally, get some tips about the local traditional restaurants, patisseries, and everything else that Krakow is famous for.

Krakow: Traditional Polish Folk Show with Private Transport

4. Krakow: Traditional Polish Folk Show with Private Transport

The restaurant Skansen Smaków is situated in the picturesque surroundings of the forest near Kryspinów lake just 10 km from the heart of the Krakow's Old Town. Skansen Smaków is made of round wooden logs by centuries-old traditional method and gives the feeling of being in a magical place with character. The garden restaurant invites you to spend time in the nature especially in the evenings with live folk music.  See the folk dances: cracovienne, polonaise, oberek and mazurka while learning about their origin. During the evening you will be invited to participate  through singing and dancing to the rhythm of lively polkas, pleasant waltzes and a popular play with embroidered handkerchiefs. Menu: Welcome drink with cherry brandy Soup: Krakow sour rye soup with egg and sausage Main course: Traditional Polish pork chop in golden breadcrumbs, baked potatoes with herbs Dessert: Home-made apple pie with vanilla ice cream Unlimited: Coffee, tea, water, fruit compote Wine, beer Regional cold buffet: Homemade bread, homemade lard, pickled cucumbers Board of meats, poultry jellies with vegetables, salad bowls Buffet with salads, regional cheeses, juicy fruit from polish orchards Regional warm buffet: Wine-cooked bigos (hunter's stew) Mix of dumplings Potato casserole with onions and sausage Grilled specialties Vegetarian meals are available on request.

Krakow: Wawel Castle & Old Town Guided Skip-the-Line Tour

5. Krakow: Wawel Castle & Old Town Guided Skip-the-Line Tour

Discover the highlights of Krakow's history during this walking tour. Start with the top attraction in the city, the amazing Wawel Castle. First, have an opportunity to explore this fascinating castle from the outside, where you will see its most important points like defensive walls, Wawel Dragon, Wawel Cathedral and much more. Outside, your guide will treat you to information about this place and its history. After this introduction, step inside Castle Wawel which is even more impressive than its exterior. Explore the most important parts of the castle, including the royal staterooms. In addition to many precious monuments, the castle is also full of ancient paintings and stunning tapestries, which have been preserved from the interior's original decoration. Next, follow in the footsteps of the Kings of Poland as you explore the famous Royal Route from Wawel Hill to the Old Town. Get to the Main Market Square to admire the Gothic exterior of St. Mary's Basilica. Marvel at the decorative details of the historic Cloth Hall, where traveling merchants would meet to discuss business and barter their wares. Finally, pass one of the world's oldest universities, Jagiellonian University, and go to the green oasis of Planty Park, built on the site of the medieval city walls.

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What people are saying about Krakow Old Town

Small concert hall; intimate atmosphere; very high level pianist and repertoire accessible to beginner music lovers. A must in Krakow where Chopin is omnipresent.

Thoroughly enjoyed this. Warm welcome with a glass of wine, and the pianist was amazing. Would highly recommend making this a part of your trip to Krakow

Was something different to do whilst in Krakow. Excellent pianist. I didn't know any of the music but could certainly appreciate it.

Blown away! Amazing pianist and a great selection of music. All the staff were very friendly and welcoming

Incredible performance! A wonderful concert with wonderful music.