Cruises on the Vistula are organized from March to October. All cruises depart from beneath Wawel Castle approximately every 30mins. Aqua Fun from Krakow carries out two basic variants of cruises on the Vistula, lasting 30 and 60 minutes. During the cruise you will be able to see many attractive places, such as the Old Town, Wawel Castle, Kazimierz, the delightful castle in Przegorzały on the hills of the Wolski Forest and the 15th-century hermitage in Bielany, and during the cruise from Krakow to Tyniec - Benedictine Abbey. Night cruises, private trips with live folk or klezmer music can also be arranged in advance.
Please note that ITS-Poland works with groups only (10 participants and more).
Cracow is indisputably one of the most beautiful Polish cities. Its culture and enchanting architecture, saturated with a legendary atmosphere, will make you remember even a short stay here.
When in Cracow, you cannot miss the opportunity to see its greatest attractions and beautiful historic environment from the perspective of the Vistula river. Sightseeing will be even more thrilling when you find yourself on the board of one of our ships. A cruise on the Vistula in Cracow is a fascinating, slightly unconventional way to experience a unique adventure and, thereby, draw upon the history of our city and neighbouring places.
A cruise around Cracow is one of the most popular attractions on the city map. This is not surprising – a one-hour journey provides many unforgettable moments. During this excursion, Cracow will uncover its most interesting sides that you have not had an opportunity to see until now. Cruises will allow you to discover the most interesting places of great cultural value both on local and national scale.
A cruise on the Vistula in Cracow is primarily a trip to the most interesting places in our marvellous city. For one hour, you can admire the picturesque landscape of the city and see the most important monuments from the side of the river.
The thrilling cruise starts right from the Wawel. The route leads through popular districts, such as Dębniki, Podgórze, Bielany, Kazimierz and Stradom. Each of them has its own exceptional history.
During the cruise, you will see numerous well-known monuments and historic sites, such as ‘Na Groblach’ square, which is referenced in a couple of songs of Polish artists. Another point on your sightseeing map will be the popular Dąbie Barrage – a bridge from the 1960s and 1970s that connects two districts: Grzegórzki and Podgórze.
The route of the cruise covers also Powstańców Śląskich Bridge, which was once called Krakus’s Bridge. Apart from that, you will come across Grunwaldzki Bridge, Marshal Józef Piłsudski’s Bridge and Kotlarski Bridge. Each of these bridges has gone down in history and is associated with an important period in the history of Cracow.
The cruise on the Vistula will also guide you along the picturesque Vistula Boulevards and the Kościuszko Barrage. This trip will also be an excellent opportunity for you to see Karol Wojtyła’s House and the Monastery of the Norbertines.
As you can see, there are many spots worth sightseeing. An excursion by ship on the Vistula is a great idea to discover the beautiful corners of magical Cracow. The cruise is a fine alternative if you do not have enough time to plan long trips around this huge city.
The best season for sightseeing is spring and summer, when the weather is the best. Therefore, you can buy tickets for our one-hour cruise already in April. Cracow will reveal its most interesting spots to you.
The comfort of your travel is ensured by our competent personnel and friendly crew. We provide our cruises on Nimfa and Orka ships and a catamaran. Our ships meet all safety norms and standards.
The maximum number of persons that our ship can contain is 200. This allows us to invite larger excursion groups to a wonderful cruise on the Vistula.
To arrange the cruise, please contact ITS Poland website https://its-poland.com/contact