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Overview

Kraków is not only a Mecca for tourists from all around the world craving to explore historical and cultural sights, a visit here perfectly depicts Polish religious life which is still very lively and famous among European nations. Kraków area is especially famous for 3 modern saints: Maksymilian Kolbe, Faustina Kowalska and Pope John Paul II. Discover Poland following their footsteps.

Number of days/duration

5 days / 4 nights

Included meals

FB (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners)

Suggested dates

All year

Number of cities/sights

5 cities / towns

Group size

10-50

Trip pace

Calm

Free cancellation

Up to 30 days*

Itinerary

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What's included

4 nights
Private coach transportation
Trip staff

Local guide for sightseeing and airport assistance

Entrance fees to

St. Mary's Basilica, Częstochowa Monastery sightseeing, Family Home of John Paul II, Auschwitz Birkenau Museum, Tyniec Monastery

Transport

Private coach transportation

Pickup place

Airport and hotel for sightseeing trips

Drop off place

Hotel, airport for departure

Language offered

English, German, Norwegian, French, Spanish, Italian and others on request

Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Trip type

Bus tour

Not included

General conditions and customs

- Smoking is prohibited in all our vehicles.

- Eating is prohibited in all our vehicles.

- Tips are not mandatory but of course welcome in restaurants.

- During church visits bathing suits and very short miniskirts are not permitted.

Optional Excursions

Folklore show

Polish folklore combines the tradition and culture of our country. The performance of the folklore group is a combination of unique dances, singing and colourful folk costumes. The band consists of professional musicians and a pair of dancers. During the show you will be able to take an active part in both dancing and singing folk songs.

Royal Wawel Castle

It is the old residence of Polish kings situated in the heart of Cracow at Wawel Hill which is a Jurassic limestone rock rising at the left bank of the Vistula (Wisła) river. During the first Polish kings reigns from Piast dynasty Wawel was one of the first royal abodes. In 14th century when Kuyavia Ladislas the Short (Władysław Łokietek) was crowned and moved to Wawel, this is how the new royal headquarters was established. The golden age of ...

Cloth Hall

It is a grand market hall built in 13th century and successively extended in the next years. It is situated in the heart of the Main Square in Cracow. Apart from its commercial area on the ground floor, there is the department of the National Museum on the first floor. Currently, there are 4 galleries available for the visitors: Bacciarelli, Michałowski, Siemiradzki and Chełmoński parts. Visitors can also enter observation deck.

Collegium Maius

It is the oldest Polish university and also one of the oldest universities in the word. It was established on the 12th of May in 1364. The golden age of Collegium Maius was in the 15th and 16th century. A great number of Polish best well known scholars studied and taught at this university, among others Nicolaus Copernicus and many western European professors. Having the Collegium, Cracow became even the important centre of alchemy sciences. N...

Town Hall Tower

The Town Hall Tower tower is the only remaining part of the Old Kraków Town Hall. This building was built at the turn of the XXIII and XIV centuries in the Gothic style. In 1524 a clock imported from Nuremberg was installed on the tower. The tower is currently a branch of the Historical Museum of the city of Krakow. From the top of the town hall tower visitors can watch the panorama of the Old Town. There is also a tourist information point in...

National Museum

The Cracow’s department of National Museum is the oldest national museum department in Poland. It was created in 1879 and nowadays it is the biggest museum in Poland taking into account the number of buildings (17), units (11) and exhibits (800 000). The specialties of the museum iare Polish arts and culture. Every year the museum is visited by 600 000 guests. The main building of the museum at Aleja 3 Maja has 3 galleries “Weapons and Coulour...

Galicia Jewish Museum

Galicja Jewish Museum is located in the Jewish district of Kazimierz in Kraków. The museum commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, and also introduces Jewish history and culture. Offers two permanent exhibitions: Traces of Memory (a contemporary look at the Jewish past in Poland) and An unfinished memory (Jewish heritage and the holocaust in Eastern Galicja). The institution also organizes temporary exhibitions and conducts educational acti...

Schindler’s Factory

The factory is a part of National Museum in Kraków and shows exhibition devoted to World War II. The place itself was popularized by 1993 film “Schinler’s List” by Stephen Spielberg picturing Oskar Schindler saving Jews during World War II. Tourists who come here from all around the world may see the exhibition “Cracow – times of occupation 1939-1945”. It tells the story of Polish, Jewish and German citizens in the occupied Cracow during World...

Home Army Museum in Kraków

The Home Army Museum was created in 2000. The Museum presents the origins of the Home Army, the Underground State and the lives of Polish soldiers on the fronts of World War II and after the war until today. The museum's collection consists of historical souvenirs donated by Home Army soldiers and their families, archival photographs and films. This museum exhibition is devoted to the Polish Underground State and its armed strength, which was ...

Cruise on the Vistula

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 her...

All Saints’ Day

All Saints’ Day is held on the 1st of November. Preparations to this holiday usually start about 2 weeks in advance when people visit cemeteries to prepare graves for this holiday. During that time it is easy to encounter traffic jams near cemeteries and people tidying and cleaning tomb stones. The 1st on November is also a bank holiday in Poland during which people meditate on briefness of human life. Catholics visit the graves of their famil...

Corpus Christi Holiday

Corpus Christi Holiday is always held on Thursday after octave of Pentecost. It is a holiday of the Holiest Sacrament and also the opportunity to publicly testify faith. On this day every parish organizes a Corpus Christi procession in the morning. In such processions we find first girls who sprinkle flower petals before the Holiest Sacrament, then servers and priests and nuns, colour parties and then baldachin with priest and the Holiest Sacr...

Polish Christmas

Things you may not have known about Polish Christmas: 1. The most important day for us is the 24th of December – Christmas Eve. 2. We spend three days of Christmas with our families mainly at Christmas feasts (24th-26th of December). 3. Polish children find their presents under Christmas trees on 24th of December after festive dinner. Sometimes even Santa Claus brings them himself! In the south of Poland children also receive gifts from Baby ...

Easter

Things you may not have known about Polish Easter: 1. Preparations for Easter start a week before Ash Wednesday. On Thursday we have a Doughnut Day or Fat Thursday when we eat lots of doughnuts to prepare ourselves for lent period. 2. On Palm Sunday we prepare special palms (bouquets of fresh and dried plants in shape of branch) that we take to church for blessings. 3. One week before Easter we plant cress at homes to have it as a base of v...

Reviews

Just want to let you know that our first group was very pleased with all arrangements during their trip to Krakow! And so was the second one, they said that the guide in Auschwitz was the best one they ever had (and they have travelled for many years).
Monica

Questions and answers

Is it possible to organize Holy Masses every day?

Yes, we can arrange that on group request.

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