Meet Krakow in 3h! Private tour through ALL historical areas.

Thanks to our tour you will be able to  discover all of the most beautiful places and most important sites located in one of the three boroughs of Krakow: the Old Town, the Kazimierz (jewish quarter) and Podgorze.  We guarantee that this is your best option if you want to get to know Krakow and its history in 3 hours.

What makes us stand out among the competition? With us you will see the city from an interior of a comfortable minibus equipped with  air conditioning, heating, and  seats with arm-rests. This is so that  you can enjoy the sites throughout the year, no matter the weather. We do all this for your comfort!

per adult from

$49

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Duration

1 to 3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Road and Parking Fees, Taxes
    • Bottled water and light bites
    • English-speaking chauffeur
    • Audio-guided tour (English or German)
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
    • Private transportation (vehicle with A/C and WIFI)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuitues (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Ksiazat Czartoryskich
    • Entry/Admission - St. Florian's Gate
    • Entry/Admission - Slowacki Theatre
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Art
    • Entry/Admission - The National Old Theatre
    • Entry/Admission - Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art
    • Entry/Admission - Okno Papieskie
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Krakowa - Stara Synagoga
    • Entry/Admission - Remuh Synagogue (Synagoga Remuh)
    • Entry/Admission - Kupa Synagogue (Synagoga Kupa)
    • Entry/Admission - Reformed Tempel Synagogue (Synagoga Tempel)
    • Entry/Admission - Isaac Synagogue (Synagoga Izaaka)
    • Entry/Admission - Judaica - Jewish Cultural Center
    • Entry/Admission - High Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej w Krakowie
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Krakowa - Apteka pod Orlem
    • Entry/Admission - Starmach. Galeria
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Muzeum Ksiazat Czartoryskich, ul. Pijarska 15, Krakow 31-017 Poland

    The Princes Czartoryski Museum is a historic museum in Krakow, Poland, and one of the country's oldest museums. The initial collection was formed in 1796 in Pulawy by Princess Izabela Czartoryska. The Museum officially opened in 1878.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: St. Florian's Gate, Pijarska St., Krakow 30-001 Poland

    St. Florian's Gate is one of the best-known Polish Gothic towers, and a focal point of Kraków's Old Town. It was built about the 14th century as a rectangular Gothic tower of "wild stone", part of the city fortifications against Turkish attacks.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Holy Cross, ul. Sw. Krzyza 23 św. Krzyża 23, Krakow 31-023 Poland

    The Church of the Holy Cross is one of the oldest churches in Krakow. Founded in XII century.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Slowacki Theatre, pl. Sw. Ducha 1, Krakow 31-023 Poland

    Juliusz Słowacki Theatre is a 19th-century Eclectic theatre-opera house in the heart of Krakow and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Erected in 1893, it was modeled after some of the best European Baroque and Eclectic theatres such as the Palais Garnier in Paris.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Pass By: Planty Park, Krakow Poland

    Planty is one of the largest city parks in Krakow. It encircles the Old Town, where the Medieval city walls used to stand until the early 19th century.

    Stop At: Palace of Art, Plac Szczepanski 4, Krakow 31-011 Poland

    Built in the style of the Viennese Secession, this early 20th-century building was erected for the Society of Friends of the Beaux Arts incorporated in Kraków nearly five decades earlier. Right from the outset, the gallery lent its exhibition space to leading Polish artists. The building is surrounded by a gilded frieze designed by an eminent painter of Young Poland, Jacek Malczewski. It presents the symbolical life of an artist: on one side we see happy figures, and on the other – unhappy ones.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: The National Old Theatre, ul. Jagiellonska 5 Szczepanski Square 1, Krakow 31-010 Poland

    The Helena Modrzejewska National Stary Theater in Krakow is one of the oldest public stages in Poland and a national institution of culture, first opened in 1781. It was named after renowned Shakespearean actress Helena Modrzejewska.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Plac Szczepanski 3a, Krakow 31-011 Poland

    The architect of the building was Krystyna Tolloczko-Rozyska. Until the 1990s, Bunkier Sztuki was the only object of modernist architecture in Krakow’s Old Town. Its facade, imprinted with concrete formwork, was designed by Stefan Borzecki and Antoni Hajdecki.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Kosciol Sw. Anny - St. Anne's Collegiate Church, ul. Sw. Anny 11, Krakow 31-008 Poland

    The Church of St. Anne is a Roman Catholic church located in the UNESCO-protected historic centre of Krakow. It is one of the leading examples of Polish Baroque architecture designed by Tylman van Gameren, however, the church's history dates back to 14th century.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, Rynek Glowny, Krakow Poland

    The main square of the Old Town of Krakow, is the principal urban space located at the center of the city. It dates back to the 13th century, and at 3.79 ha (9.4 acres) is the largest medieval town square in Europe. The Project for Public Spaces (PPS) lists the square as the best public space in Europe due to its lively street life, and it was a major factor in the inclusion of Krakow as one of the top off-the-beaten-path destinations in the world in 2016.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, Wszystkich Swietych 5, Krakow 31-004 Poland

    The Church of St. Francis of Assisi with Monastery of the Franciscan Order located in the Old Town district of Krakow is a Roman Catholic religious complex on the west side of All Saints Square at Franciszkańska 2, across the street from the Bishop's Palace – residence of Pope John Paul II during his stays in the city. The Church dates back to the 13th century. Saint Maximilian Kolbe was a monk there in 1919, and led his first service at this church on Poland's return to sovereignty.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Okno Papieskie, Franciszkanska 3, Krakow 31-004 Poland

    The Bishop's Palace in Kraków is the seat of Krakow metropolitan Curia and the traditional residence of Krakow bishops since the late 14th century. It is the second largest palace in the city after Wawel – former seat of the Polish monarchs. It is part of a monastery complex of the Franciscan Religious order. Bishop's Palace is best known for being the residence of Pope John Paul II during his stays in the city. He used to give his blessings and talk to his followers from a window above the main entrance at night.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Saints church, plac Wszystkich Świętych, 30-962 Kraków, Poland

    The All Saints' Square today occupies the space between the Franciscan Church, and Grodzka Street. Before the city obtained its charter in 1257, it was a part of a trading settlement together with the adjacent Dominikański Square. All Saints’ Square took its current shape in the 19th century after the demolition of the deserted All Saints’ Church, dating back to the 13th century. A model of the parish church recently erected in the square reminds us what it looked like and commemorates the place where it stood.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Church, Stolarska 12, 31-043 Kraków, Poland

    The Basilica of Holy Trinity in Krakow is a gothic church and monastery of the Dominican Order. Its history dates to the year 1223.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Church of St. Bernard of Siena, Bernardinska 2, Krakow 31-069 Poland

    With most eyes and cameras pointing towards Wawel it’s easy to miss St. Bernard’s, a church and monastery founded by St. John of Capistrano (1386-1456), a Franciscan priest who made a name for himself by, among other things, encouraging anti-Jewish pogroms. Constructed in the second half of the 15th century, St. Bernard’s was meant as a refuge for those wishing to atone for their sins and live in accordance to the teachings of St. Francis of Assisi. Fearing it would be commandeered as a strategic base by the invading Swedish troops the Poles burnt the church to the ground in 1655, later rebuilding it in its current Baroque style.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Wawel Royal Castle, Wawel 5, Krakow 31-001 Poland

    The Wawel Royal Castle is a castle residency located in central Krakow and the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world. Built at the behest of King Casimir III the Great, it consists of a number of structures from different periods situated around the Italian-styled main courtyard. The castle, being one of the largest in Poland, represents nearly all European architectural styles of medieval, renaissance and baroque periods. The Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill constitute the most historically and culturally significant site in the country.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: The Bishop Erazm Ciolek Palace - National Museum in Krakow, 17 Kanonicza St Near Grodzka Street, Krakow Poland

    Kanonicza Street - a historic street in Krakow. The street was once part of the hamlet of Okol, connected with Krakow in 1401. Formerly, the buildings along the street housed cathedral canons, and to this day many of their Baroque and Renaissance have remained present.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum, ul. Senacka 3, Krakow 31-002 Poland

    The Archaeological Museum is a historic museum in Krakow. It was established in 1850 and is the oldest archaeological museum in Poland. It was founded as the Muzeum of Antiquity, by a group of intellectuals and academics who belonged to the Krakow Scientific Society (Towarzystwo Naukowe Krakowskie, TNK) during the Partitions of Poland.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, Szeroka 24, Krakow 31-053 Poland

    For many centuries, Kazimierz was a place of coexistence and interpenetration of ethnic Polish and Jewish cultures. Its northeastern part of the district was historic Jewish, and its inhabitants were forcibly relocated by the Nazi occupying forces into the Krakow ghetto just across the river in Podgorze in 1941. Today Kazimierz is one of the major tourist attractions of Krakow and an important center of cultural life of the city.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Muzeum Krakowa - Stara Synagoga, ul. Szeroka 24, Krakow 31-053 Poland

    The Old Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish temple situated in the Kazimierz district of Krakow. In Yiddish it was referred to as the Alta Shul. It is the oldest synagogue building still standing in Poland, and one of the most precious landmarks of Jewish architecture in Europe. Until the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939, it was one of the most important synagogues in the city as well as the main religious, social, and organizational centre of the Krakow Jewish community.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Remuh Synagogue (Synagoga Remuh), ul. Szeroka 40, Krakow 31-053 Poland

    The Remah Synagogue is a 16th-century Jewish temple and the smallest of all historic synagogues in the Kazimierz district of Krakow. The synagogue is named after Rabbi Moses Isserles (c.1525–1572), known by the Hebrew acronym ReMA (רמ״א, pronounced ReMU) who's famed for writing a collection of commentaries and additions that complement Rabbi Yosef Karo's Shulchan Aruch, with Ashkenazi traditions and customs. It is currently one of two active synagogues in the city.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Kupa Synagogue (Synagoga Kupa), Miodowa 24, Krakow 31-055 Poland

    Kupa Synagogue is a 17th-century synagogue in Krakow. It is located in the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz developed from a neighborhood earmarked in 1495 by King Jan I Olbracht for the Jewish community, which has been transferred from the budding Old Town. Kupa Synagogue serves Krakow's Jewish community as one of the venues for religious ceremonies and cultural festivals, notably the annual Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Reformed Tempel Synagogue (Synagoga Tempel), Corner of Miodowa and Podbrzezie, Krakow Poland

    Tempel Synagogue is not only a major place of worship, but also a booming center of Jewish culture, which hosts numerous concerts and meetings, especially during the Festival.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Isaac Synagogue (Synagoga Izaaka), ul. Kupa 16, Krakow 31-057 Poland

    The Izaak Synagogue, formally known as the Isaak Jakubowicz Synagogue, is an Orthodox Jewish temple from 1644 situated in the historic Kazimierz district of Krakow. The synagogue is named for its donor, Izaak Jakubowicz (d. 1673), also called Isaac the Rich, a banker to King Ladislaus IV of Poland. The synagogue was designed by Italian-born architect Francesco Olivierri.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: The New Square, Plac Nowy, Krakow Poland

    Plac Nowy has established itself as the spiritual centre of Cracovian subculture. Lacking the splendour of the Old Town, Plac Nowy is actually something of an eyesore – a concrete square lined with cars and filled with food hatches, metal market stalls and rat-like pigeons. If you want something completely different from the Old Town, however, here it is.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Judaica - Jewish Cultural Center, ul. Beera Meiselsa 17, Krakow 31-058 Poland

    The Jewish Cultural Center is located in old building of Bne Emuna Synagogue.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: High Synagogue, ul. Jozefa 38, Krakow 31-056 Poland

    High Synagogue is an inactive Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Kazimierz District of Krakw. It was called the High (or Tall) Synagogue for many centuries for it was the tallest synagogue in the city, or because the prayer hall was upstairs.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej w Krakowie, ul. Sw. Wawrzynca 15, Krakow 31-060 Poland

    The Museum of Municipal Engineering

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), Northeast corner of Plac Wolnica, Krakow Poland

    The Corpus Christi Basilica located in the Kazimierz district of Krakow, is a Gothic church founded by King Casimir III the Great in 1335.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Plac Wolnica, pl. Wolnica 1, Krakow 31-060 Poland

    This magnificent square is a remainder of the old market square in Kazimierz. Despite its impressive size, it is worth mentioning that it used to be four times larger and had a town hall in its centre. The oldest Gothic edifice of the town hall was twice destroyed in fires, but its oldest foundations are preserved. It was rebuilt in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Renaissance style. In 1876, the town hall became a seat of a school after thorough renovation and today it houses the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Church on the Rock (Kosciol na Skalce), ul. Skaleczna 15 Skalka, Krakow 31-065 Poland

    Saint Michael the Archangel and Saint Stanislaus the Bishop and Martyr Basilica, also known as Skalka, which means "a small rock" in Polish, is a small outcrop in Krakow atop of which a Pauline monastery is locacted, a place where the Bishop of Krakow saint Stanislaus of Szczepanow was slain by order of Polish king Boleslaw II the Bold in 1079. This action resulted in the king's exile and the eventual canonization of the slain bishop.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Podgorze, Krakow Poland

    Podgorze District was formerly a seperate town, but in 1915 joined as a new district of Krakow.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: The Ghetto Heroes Square, Plac Bohaterow Getta, Krakow Poland

    The square was erected around 1838 as the second market square for Podgorze, which was a separate town. So the present name of the square dates from 1948. It commemorate the Polish Jews who were to lose their lives in the Krakow Ghetto between 1941 and 1943. The Empty Chairs (Memorial), made of iron and bronze, symbolize their tragedy.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Muzeum Krakowa - Apteka pod Orlem, plac Bohaterow Getta 18, Krakow 30-547 Poland

    The Eagle Pharmacy Museum is located on the southwest edge of the Ghetto Hero's Square, under number 18 in Krakow. On March 1941, the Germans established a ghetto in Podgorze for Krakow's Jews, Pankiewicz's pharmacy was the only one within its borders and its proprietor was the only Pole with rights to stay in it.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Rynek Podgórski, Kraków, Poland

    The present market square was laid out at the foot of Lasoty Hill as a central square of Podgórze. The choice of the place was not coincidental, as it was an intersection of important mediaeval routes, leading to Wieliczka (salt route), Kraków (through the Vistula in the area of today's Staromostowa Street) and towards Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. In order to create an optical illusion of a vaster area, the market square was given the shape of a trapezoid, narrowing towards the church.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Church of St. Joseph, ul. Jana Zamoyskiego 2 Podgorze, Krakow 30-523 Poland

    St. Joseph's Church is a historic Catholic church in the Podgorze district of Krakow. It is located on Podgorski Square on the northern slopes of the Krzemionki foothills in the south-central part of the city.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Starmach. Galeria, Węgierska 5, 30-535 Kraków, Poland

    The Starmach Gallery, formerly known as the Zucker Synagogue, founded in 1881. Completely destroyed by Nazis during WWII.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Ghetto Wall Fragment, Limanowskiego 62 In the Schools Playground, Krakow Poland

    One of two preserved parts of the ghetto wall (27 Lwowska Street), with a memorial plaque and typical ghetto home in the background.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow 30-702 Poland

    Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory is a former metal item factory in Krakow. It now hosts two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, on the former workshops, and a branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, in the administrative building of the former enamel factory known as Oskar Schindler's Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik (DEF), as seen in the film Schindler's List.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel (airbnb) in Krakow and surrounding towns. If Your hotel (apartment) is not listed, please enter its full name and address.Airports
    • J. Paul II Balice Intl Airport, Krakow Poland
    Departure Time :
    3 of 3 Districts 1/1/2020 - 1/20/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    2 of 3 Districts 1/1/2020 - 1/20/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    1 of 3 Districts 1/1/2020 - 1/20/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by VISITUS Tours and Transfers

Activity ID: V-65123P8

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