15 Best Krakow Tours & Experiences 2021 - Local Guides

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Wieliczka Salt Mine: 4-Hour Guided Tour
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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43 EUR

Wieliczka Salt Mine: 4-Hour Guided Tour

Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine on this excursion from Krakow and discover a one-of-a-kind underground world that was created hundreds of years ago. Take an unforgettable guided walk along the 3-kilometer-long tourist route 135 meters under the ground.
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43 EUR
Energylandia Amusement Park: Day Tour from Krakow
Tour ∙ 9 hrs
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69 EUR

Energylandia Amusement Park: Day Tour from Krakow

Enjoy all the attractions for the whole day in the best and biggest amusement park in Poland. There are many activities to suit all different ages
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69 EUR
Zakopane: Tatra Mountains Full Day Tour from Krakow
Tour ∙ 10 hrs
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50 EUR

Zakopane: Tatra Mountains Full Day Tour from Krakow

You don’t have to go to Aspen to feel the atmosphere of winter vacation! Try Zakopane, the polish mountain capital – Polish mountain resort situated at the bottom of the Tatra Mountains. Meet unique and colorful local folklore, try delicious mountain cuisine.
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50 EUR
Dunajec Rafting Private Tour from Krakow ootel
Tour ∙ 10 hrs
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62 EUR

Dunajec Rafting Private Tour from Krakow ootel

If you enjoy nature, beautiful landscapes and the original charm of mountain areas, you should try out the Dunajec River rafting tour. Meet local people, get to know their culture and traditions, while taking a deep breath of fresh air.
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62 EUR
Creepy Krakow Walking Tour
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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13 EUR

Creepy Krakow Walking Tour

Are you into ghost stories? Have you heard about the serial killers of Krakow? Uncover the city’s dark secrets on a 2-hour walking tour after sunset.
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13 EUR
Auschwitz & Birkenau Memorial Museum Tour from Krakow
Tour ∙ 7 hrs
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165 PLN

Auschwitz & Birkenau Memorial Museum Tour from Krakow

Auschwitz & Birkenau - shared group tour with English local guide from Kraków. The Auschwitz camp is one of the most famous places associated with tragic events of the Second World War. Tour starts and ends in Krakow.
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165 PLN
Pierogi Power Workshop
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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40 EUR

Pierogi Power Workshop

Polish cooking classes in Marta's Kitchen 5* Class and 5* Krakow Food Experience If you are traveling to Poland, you MUST treat yourself to this class in Polish cuisine.
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40 EUR
Bubble Football in Krakow
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
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123 PLN

Bubble Football in Krakow

It’s a football with upper body inside an inflated bubble. Some people call it Bubble Football, some Bubble Soccer, few Zorb Football or Zorb Soccer. However you may want to call it, it’s a great fun in a first place!
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123 PLN
Kraków old town tour
Tour ∙ 3.5 hrs
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32 EUR

Kraków old town tour

Krakow - previous capital of Poland, one of the most important cities in our country. Wawel castle is the place, from where most of the polish Kings ruled our country. Nowadays most of them are buried in the Cathedral. Krakow was lucky because it wasn't destroyed during the Second World War.
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32 EUR
Holocaust Tour
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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8 EUR

Holocaust Tour

Learn the story of Krakow during WWII. See places from "Schindler's List" movie on Your own. Holocaust – the largest genocide in history that took place a mere 80 years ago also left its marks on KraKow.
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8 EUR
Jewish District Walking Tour and Food Tasting
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
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15 EUR

Jewish District Walking Tour and Food Tasting

Jewish Quarter Kazimierz is the centre of Krakow’s alternative, artistic and party life. It is the best place to relax, visit art galleries, drink local crafted beer and taste delicious food-to-go. Walking and tasting is the best way to get minigfull insight into its unique „genious loci”.
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15 EUR
Krakow Private Guided Tour
Tour ∙ 3.5 hrs
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4 EUR

Krakow Private Guided Tour

A good, old-fashioned sightseeing with a private guide never goes out of style. A lovely walk with a passionate enthusiast of the city - who wouldn't want to experience Krakow that way? Just tell the guide your expectations and the tour will be perfectly tailored to meet them.
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4 EUR
The Full Polish Food & Vodka Experience
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
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45 EUR

The Full Polish Food & Vodka Experience

Enjoy a masterclass in Polish culture and cuisine from your private foodie guide as you roam the streets of Krakow’s scenic Old Town, snacking, sipping, and feasting. Discover typical homestyle restaurants, hidden gems, and authentic Local Vodka, eat enough delicious food to make a full dinner.
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45 EUR
Krakow Sightseeing Private Guided Tour with Transport
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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33 EUR

Krakow Sightseeing Private Guided Tour with Transport

Our local, professional guide will present Krakow at it's best to you, providing personal attention. Ask as many questions as you want :) You can choose what you want to see - there is no point wasting time for things that you are not interested in. The driver can pick you up from your hotel!
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33 EUR
Eerie Tales of Medieval Krakow (Ghosts, Vampires, Alchemists)
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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20 EUR

Eerie Tales of Medieval Krakow (Ghosts, Vampires, Alchemists)

On this Ghost Tour, we'll go back to Medieval Krakow, visiting haunted places by ancient beliefs while listening to the most famous legends and stories of Cracow. Explore with us the dark side of Krakow, and get to know about Alchemists, Vampires, Dragons and Devils.
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20 EUR

Customer feedback about Tours in Krakow

Rating 4.7 based on 65 reviews

Excellent tour day!
Pick-up service was well informed and arranged. Driver Konrad was most helpfull and kind, and good & safe driver!

Our tour guide in Auschwitz and Birkenau was just perfect! She knows everything there and the arrangements were really smooth. The audio system works perfectly and let's you have some flexibilty for your own interest points during the tour, and you do not miss any information - or the group.

Also similar arrangement was in use in the Salt Mine. All in all, interesting day and impressive sights!!!
Auschwitz & Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Trip from Krakow
The best!
As I was staying just a couple of days in Krakow, I was looking for an option that combined Auswitch and The Salt Mines. That's how I find Discover Krakow.
From the beginning they were really polite and we organized the pick up from the hotel via email (as I mentioned that I didn't have my mobile number abroad). And they confirmed the pick up the day before via email also.
The guide / bus driver was Konrad, who was really polite and spoke English super well!
In site our tour guides were really polite and explained the site really well.
Finally, if anyone is thinking in doing both sites (auswitch and salt mines) on the same day, I would say that this tour is the best. You don't rush at all, you have time for everything. It's a full day full of experiences.
Auschwitz & Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Trip from Krakow
Excellent and valuable tour
Due to a short stay, me and my girlfriend decided to book both Auschwitz and the Wieliczka salt mine tours in one day, Totally worth it. We were tired at the end of the day but felt like we had gotten good value for our money as well as informative and historical facts. The guide, a local named Conrad, was very helpful and friendly and I hope anyone planning to book this tour is lucky enough to get him as a guide. I sincerely recommend taking this tour, especially if you have little time to spend in Krakow
Auschwitz & Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Trip from Krakow
Great way to get acquainted with the city!
We really enjoyed our tour with Aleksander! After doing a ton of walking in cities before Krakow, we really wanted to rest without missing out on our sightseeing. This was an amazing affordable option. We got to see many major sites of Krakow while the guide provided history and significance. It was great to get to decide where we wanted to spend the remaining time we had there while seeing everything too. Aleksander was informative and even provided us with blankets when it got cold.
Krakow in a Day: 3-Hour City Tour by Electric Car
Had a great day!
Conrad was awesome, really helpful and friendly. It was so good being picked up and dropped off at our accommodation. Our vehicle was comfortable and it was good to have the video playing on our way to Auschwitz. Conrad took us to a great restaurant for lunch which was much appreciated. He did a fantastic job hosting us for the day!
Auschwitz & Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Trip from Krakow
Well organised and no hassle
Both our driver and guides were very professional and friendy. We had enough time both at Auschwitz and at the salt mines. We also had a decent lunch break. Those who intend to book this tour need to be aware that there is a lot of walking and if you have time maybe you should consider doing them on seperate days.
Auschwitz & Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Trip from Krakow
Such a good time!
Kamila is a great guide and knows a lot about Polish craft beers. All the beers we had were delicious and the locations were super cool. Highly recommend!
Delicious Krakow Craft Beer Tour
Great tour
I really enjoyed this tour, very interesting and the tour leaders were very knowledgeable and made the evening very relaxed...will recommend
Delicious Krakow Craft Beer Tour
Great trip
It was a very organised trip, I would definitely recommend!
Auschwitz & Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Trip from Krakow
The whole trip was well-planned, we didn't have to arrange anything except booking the tour. Thank you.
Auschwitz-Birkenau Group Tour from Krakow
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Discover how much he did to save the Jewish people
This museum covers the Nazi occupation of Krakow during World War 2. It shows how Oskar Schindler treated the Polish and Jews he employed and what he did to save as many of them as he could. When you first start your visit there is a cinema where a few of the Schindler Jews tell what he did to help them and save them. You start on the second floor and work your way down. There are lots of displays and videos of people describing what life was like during the occupation. This museum has wheelchair access and you can pay for a guided tour even though all displays have Polish and English descriptions. There is only a slight mention of the movie Schindler's List and that is right at the end near the cafe. A limited number of free lockers are available for you to store bags and jackets during your visit. Purchase your tickets in advance as those people are let in first. If there are any spots left then walk in visitors are allowed. We didn't purchase tickets in advance but got there 20 minutes before opening time so were near the front of the queue and were allowed in. We did hear people saying the museum was full by 11 am the previous day and lined up early this time. The #3 tram will get you from the old town across the river to the museum. Get off at the first tram stop after you cross the river and exit to the right behind the tram. Follow the signs on the street poles for a short 5 minute walk to the museum. Allow around 3 hours to properly visit the museum. Entry to the factory is free on Monday but is closed the first Monday of each month.
Guided Tour of Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory
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The first tour was the Old town walking tour, our Guide for this was a very knowledgable guy called Jack. We had eight people in this group which was very manageable to keep everyone together as with the free walking tours the groups were huge and people drifted away from the group!! The tour shows the historical buildings and churches a climb up to the Wawel Castle which was breathtaking. The tour takes about three hours but plenty of stops to hear the comments from Jack who was more than pleased to answer any questions. We had our father who had difficulty in walking but managed to keep up with the rest of the group. I think it is a must to go on these tours to find out as much information as possible. The second walking tour was around the jewish quarter which I found more interesting, being shown around where schlinders film had been filmed in the Kazimierz part of the town. We were shown the most popular synagogues and learning the history of the Holocaust. We ended up at the schlinders factory on the other side of the river and saw where the ghetto was. The tour ended at the factory where you could purchase the tickets. This tour was again with Jack, again very very interesting experience.
Kazimierz Old Jewish Quarter Walking Tour in Krakow
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My wife and I took 2 tours with this company last week. The first was the Auschwitz and Birkenhau Tour. We were well looked after by the Discover Tour guide and driver. When we got to Auschwitz we were handed over to one of their tour guides. I believe her name was Anna. She looked after us for the Auschwitz and Birkenhau part. She was a very good tour guide who spoke good English. She had a passion in what she was telling us and was very emotional with it. She was very knowledgeable about the 2 sights and was not following a script like some tour guide do. The next day we went with Discover Cracow to the Salt Mine and once again we were well looked after. The company tour guide took us through the Salt Mine with one of the Salt Mine guides and once again we were provided with detailed account of the history of the mine. Both the Auschwitz and Salt Mine tour are well worth doing whist in Krakow and in my opinion Discover Cracow is a good company to do it with.
Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow
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Extraordinary
I have rarely seen anything this extraordinary. You start by going down a 'spiral' staircase that is square in cross-section and which seems infinite. There follows a 2 km walk though tunnels that frequently widen into display areas, chapels, ponds, son et lumiere, caverns. It is one wonder after another, difficult to encapsulate in words or pictures. The return to the surface is, mercifully, by a fast lift. Salt carvings, salt chandeliers, Salt statues. Goethe apparently called it a 'wonder of the world' in the 1790s - I have to agree with him. Our trip was marred slightly by a guide who thought that his role was to tell jokes rather than introduce the mine - but the sheer profusion and scale of the exhibits shone through his frail ego. I overheard other guides who were excellent. It is absolutely fascinating - please go! I went as part of a group - a category not included below in trip Advisor's list, so I have had to tick 'solo'.
Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow
1st class tour operator
Our Group of 4 were picked up from our hotel on time arranged , our transport was a clean air conditioned mini bus ,our driver Conrad was polite very keen to answer any questions we had and also played a video on route of the history of Auschwitz, ,Once we arrived at Auschwitz we were grouped up with around another 15 people for the tour which seemed to be the same amount of people in the other tour groups,it took about 1hr 45 to complete the tour once the tour was over ,Conrad then took us to Auschwitz -Birkenau which is only a short drive, we were then taken around by the same tour guide in the same group the tour took about 1hr 15 the tour guide was excellent ,We could not have booked a better tour operator everything was 1st class .The only bad points was to witness the horror of what the Nazis inflicted on the poor souls who were murdered at Auschwitz .
Auschwitz-Birkenau Group Tour from Krakow
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Great hosts, great experience and great Beer!
Just a fantastic little tour of 3 Local Pubs/Brewery's.
Goksel emailed me a few days before we arrived to ask how much we knew about the Craft Beer movement. This meaning they could tailor the tour to our group.
Our guides on the tour were Kamila and Goksel, they really were the stars of this tour. They made our evening fun and informative.
A Great selection of tasty beers and nibbles were ahead for us over the 3 hours.
The tour was paced perfectly and was very laid back which helped the atmosphere in our group.
I highly recommend booking this tour of you enjoy beer or a smaller stag/hen trip.
Kamila and Goksel THANK YOU!!
Delicious Krakow Craft Beer Tour
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Overall a really good experience
This was a really great way to see the city if you are tight for time. We chose to do this today which was our last day, as we had planned tours the previous days. The guide/ driver was so helpful and so friendly. We unfortunately didn’t get his name, but whoever was driving the 9:30 tour today, was really great!! We purchased tickets separately for Schindler’s factory, which you have an hour in. At times it does feel rushed because you can’t stop and look at everything but you get a good enough feel for the museum. Overall a really good experience I would highly recommend!!
Krakow in a Day: 3-Hour City Tour by Electric Car
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Excellent overview starting with the beginning of WW 2 in Poland
All of the guided tours were filled. We obtained our self guided tickets at the ticket office at the back of the Cloth Hall with a set time to arrive. We were so glad we were not with a guided tour. Everything has written explanations & you can go at your own pace. Actually when there is a group it tends to clog up the path as at some places the path is narrow. The museum is not just about the story of Oskar Schindler. It tells the story of Poland & the Jewish people. Some pictures & sounds were graphic but you leave knowing the truth about the suffering of the people.
Guided Tour of Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory
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Awesome tour!
Ticket line incredibly long. Arrived without pre purchased tickets early afternoon, one ticket window open only, on line probably an hour behind possibly 150people. Took English speaking tour. Guide extremely knowledgeable. Wear sneakers! Cobblestone-like walking surface leads to tired feet. Beautiful, beautiful, carvings etc. very informative and amazing tour. We didn’t eat at restaurant but food looked and smelled delicious. Don’t miss museum tour at end. More to see outside mine when you exit. Leave a little time to walk around outside. Highly recommended.
Historical Tour of Krakow’s Wawel Royal Hill
If it's the only thing you do in Krakow...
...do this!!!

Fantastic tour: see beautiful countryside, learn things about Nazi culture that you've never heard or read, view the magnificent beauty of hundreds of years of labor in the salt mine.
Our driver picked us up at our door, spoke great English, stopped us at a great restaurant, and dropped us wherever we wanted to go.
One thing: you need a soft schedule that allows for 10 hours OR MORE. There are a lot of people in both locations so the timing is variable.
Auschwitz Museum and Salt Mine 1 Day Tours all inclusive with local guides

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