About Polish Krakow Adventure - Small Group Tour
Discover the iconic monuments and local haunts of Krakow on this walking tour filled with Polish heritage culture and artistry. From medieval squares to royal castles and age-old markets filled with culinary treats Krakow is a living history book just waiting to be read! See the sights and taste the flavors of Krakow through time. Discover the fascinating history rich culture and atmospheric enclaves in one of Europes most intriguing cities - Krakow. Joined with a local English-speaking guide start the tour with a short walk to the top of Wawel Hill. This is a fantastic place to take scenic snapshots as the views of Krakow are impressive when seen from here - so dont forget your camera! Continue the adventure by walking to the Royal Palace and Cathedral nearby. This is where elaborate coronations of Polish kings took place for centuries. Learn a little about the history of these buildings before moving on to satisfy your stomach! Buy a typical Polish snack called obwarzanek. This doughy treat is sometimes referred to as a symbol of Krakow so why not order in Polish after receiving some Polish language tips from your leader Proceed to the historic Collegium Maius where Nicolaus Copernicus and Pope John Paul II once studied. Listen to stories of Copernicus who went on to become one of the worlds most influential scientists and astronomers. Continue the walk by strolling to what could be considered the real heart of Krakow - Rynek Glowny Grand Square. This medieval square is the perfect place to observe local life in action as people wander through the market sip coffee and mingle. Then visit St Marys Basilica and admire the ancient wooden altar crafted in the Gothic style many years ago by Weit Stoss. Finish the tour by listening to the unforgettable sounds of the traditional bugle call which is played each hour by a local trumpeter. This haunting melody has come to be the signature tune of Krakow and is a fitting finale to this adventure through one of Polands oldest and most loved cities. Includes - English speaking guide - Entrances fees as indicated - Obwarzanek Polish typical snack Excludes - Personal expenses - Transportation - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs - Meals and drinks unless specified Please Note - Children below 6 years old are not permitted on this tour. - Tour will be operated guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests. - As we shall visit an important Catholic church on the way we recommend clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Polish climate is moderate but because the weather changes it is good to have an umbrella and something warm with you just in case. - From time to time Polish authorities close some sites temporarily. It happens with the Royal Cathedral where all the patriotic and religious events take place during national and catholic holiday and with the oldest part of the university where there are some international meetings or conferences. - Tour takes approximately 3 to 4 hours. - Tour ends at Main Market Square.