Krakow Short Break

Krakow Short Break

Krakow Short BreakPoland
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44 Nights
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    Your Guided Group Holiday To Krakow 

    Join us to explore the perfect combination of bustling, modern city and medieval heritage on this 4-night short break to Krakow. As Poland’s former national capital, the city has a history encompassing more than a thousand years and still remains a leading cultural centre. On this holiday, we’ll enjoy a walking tour of the city’s main highlights including stops at St. Mary's Church, the Wawel Cathedral (known for the giant sized 13 tonne Sigismund Bell that resides in its bell tower), and the Royal Tombs, the final resting place of 10 Polish kings. We’ll also take a full day excursion to Zakopane, a resort town at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. Here, we’ll explore the town’s charming centre with a local guide and take a short funicular ride to the top of Gubalowka hill, to enjoy the panoramic views of the countryside.

    *Please note that some locations featured on this holiday will involve walking on uneven surfaces, hills and steps. We invite you to contact us for any additional details required.

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    Trip Itinerary

    Activity Level 1

    Activity Level: Easy

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    Arrive in Krakow

    We land in Krakow, let’s meet our local guide before boarding our coach toward our hotel to relax a bit.



    Guided Walking Tour

    Time: MorningMorning

    Let’s discover the magical city of Krakow with a half-day walking with our local guide. Let’s see the main square (Rynek Glowny), the largest medieval square in Europe.

    We will explore, Wawel Cathedral, St. Mary's Church, Sigismond’s Bell, and the Royal Tombs.

    Free Time at leisure

    Time: AfternoonAfternoon

    You’ll have free time to enjoy the city at your own pace. Enjoy a stroll along Grodzka street with all its shops and restaurants. Maybe you would like to try one of the “Bar Mleczny”, known as the Milk Bar, the popular canteen during the soviet period.



    Excursion to Zakopane

    Time: MorningMorning

    This morning, we will take a full-day excursion to the Tatrzanski National Park, in the heart of the sublime High Tatras mountains, towards Zakopane. We will explore Zakopane’s quaint streets lined with unique and charmingly decorated wooden structures. We'll take a short walk through the centre, visiting Krupowki Street and Krzeptowki Sanctuary while taking in the town's folk atmosphere and scenic surroundings.

    We will take a cable car to the top of Gubalowka hill, where on a clear day you can enjoy panoramic views of the mountains.

    You will have free time to enjoy the view, do some shopping, taste the local specialties, and relax in the fresh mountain air, before returning to Krakow.

    At Leisure


    Free Time in Krakow

    Time: Full DayFull Day

    Today you’ll have free time for some shopping and more sightseeing, at leisure.

    If you want to visit more, you can explore Kazimierz, the historic Jewish Quarter, and visit Schindler's Factory. You can also relax with a little cruise on the Vistula River. Don’t forget to try some Polish delicacies, including delicious pastries, and of course, you can’t leave this city before trying “Pierogi “(Polish dumplings), a must for any visit to Poland!

    Krakow isn’t the only UNESCO world heritage site in the area, nearby, you can discover the impressive Wieliczka Salt Mines or reflect for a duty of memory at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Our guide will be happy to help you book an excursion locally.





    Return Home


    Depart Poland

    Depart our hotel to Krakow Airport for our return flight.

    * We aim to operate your tour itinerary according to the format shown. Occasionally, local conditions and unexpected events may result in adjustments to the planned schedule. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in the event of any changes.

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    Know before you go

    What if there is an emergency?

    We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

    Do I need a Visa?

    Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

    Will I be met at the airport?

    You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

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