Tour 1

 

The pearl of Wawel Hill

 

 

 

Todaz you will be met by your driver and local English-speaking guide for a half day sightseeing tour of Wawel Hill. The tour will include the visit of Royal Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. Wawel Cathedral is the national temple, having witnessed most of the royal coronations, funerals, and celebrations. There are many little chapels and shrines throughout the cathedral, as well as towers and crypts. The highlight  of Wawel Castle  is the tour of temporary exhibition: Leonardo da Vinci Lady with an Ermine. At the end of the tour we can drop to the Royal Cripts and Sigismund’s tower.

 

 

 

Duration: 3 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: Yes

 

Tour 2

 

The traces of Jews in Kraków

 

 

 

Today you will be met by your driver and local English-speaking guide for a half day sightseeing tour of Kazimierz with a visit of Tempel synagogue in Szeroka street and Jewish Ghetto area in Podgórze. During the tour you will see and visit many of the locations that were used for the filming of Schindler's List including Otto Schindler's factory.

 

 

 

Duration: 5 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: Yes

 

Tour 3

 

The traces of Krakow Saints

 

 

 

Today your English speaking guide and a driver will pick you up from the hotel to follow places of Krakow Saints.

 

The tour will include the visit of the Royal Wawel Cathedral where the former Cardinal Karol  Wojtyła  was the Archbishop of  Krakow, known as the Pope John Paul II.  You will visit also the St. Mary's Church with its famous 15th century altar made by Wit Stwosz and Skałka Church where the first polish martire, bishop St. Stanisław Szczepanowski was murdered. Next you will drop to the St. Anna’s Church where the famous polish professor was buried there.

 

At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in quarter of Krakow- Łagiewniki.

 

After the sightseeing tour you are returned to your hotel.

 

 

 

Duration: 4 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: Yes

 

Tour 4

 

Jagiellonian University quarter

 

 

 

Today you will visit one of the oldest University in Central Europe established in 1364 by King Kazimierz the Great. Among its students were Nicolaus Copernicus, king John III Sobieski and John Paul II. The tour includes: visit of Collegium Maius – the oldest University’s building, Church of St. Anne whose history has been inextricably linked to that of the University, Collegium Novum and Nowodworski College.The tour  ends with a tour  of the Mariacki Church as a witness to the culture of the city’s inhabitants.

 

 

 

Duration: 3 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: No (walking tour)

 

Tour 5

 

Kraków (city tour)

 

Hightlights of Krakow

 

 

 

This morning you will be met by your driver and local English-speaking guide for a half day sightseeing tour of Krakow, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities of Eastern Europe. The tour will include the visit of Royal Castle and the Cathedral which is located on Wawel Hill. The highlight  of Krakow is the magnificent Market Square which is the largest such medieval example of its kind in Europe. You  can not leave Kraków without a visit of St. Mary’s Church famous of its stunning alter made by Vit Stosz and a bugle call played in hour on hour.

 

The tour ends with a visit of the Jagiellonian University Complex including Collegium Maius.

 

 

 

Duration: 3,5 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: No

 

Tour 6

 

Auschwitz - Birkenau State Museum

 

 

 

Today you will visit the infamous Auschwitz and Birkenau Concentration Camp by private vehicle with sightseeing and short movie (15 min.). In no place all over the world were people so closely united in suffering as here, in Auschwitz – Birkenau. The site of the Nazi concentration camp marked the tragic death of four million people from 28 nationalities. After the visit you will be returned to Krakow.

 

 

 

Duration: 6 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: Yes

 

Tour 7

 

Zakopane – Rafting River- Chochołów

 

 

 

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing (up to 10 hours) with your English speaking guide and private vehicle  to the Tatra Mountains National Park and the town of Zakopane-the highest town in Poland. If weather permits you may wish to take a  traditional cruise on the wooden rafts along the Dunajec river admiring peaks of the Pieniny mountains and mountain scenery.

 

On the way back to Kraków you may drop to the local woodcarver in his workshop.

 

 

 

Duration: 9 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: Yes

 

Tour 8

 

Wieliczka Salt Mine

 

 

 

This morning you will embark on a sightseeing tour to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Wieliczka Salt Mine only ten miles southeast of Krakow. Salt was discovered here in the 11th century and thereafter mining rights and hence incomes were strictly controlled by the crown. 

 

You will descend 150 feet into the network of chambers and lakes that have been carved out over the centuries.  The highlight of the mine is the underground Chapel of the Saint Kinga. Your guide shares a tremendous amount of history and legend with you.

 

After sightseeing you will be transferred back to your hotel in Krakow.

 

 

 

Duration: 3 hours

 

Entrance fee: included

 

Transport: Yes