Polish Countryside And Tyniec Abbey Bike Tour From Krakow

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Discover the beautiful countryside and historical sights around Krakow on a 4-hour afternoon bike tour. With an expert guide, cycle a trek bike out of the city past the former home of Pope John Paul II. Absorb the fresh air and scenery as you ride along the Vistula River, through tranquil Wolski Forest, and visit Tyniec Abbey, Poland’s oldest functioning monastery. Explore inside the church and museum as you learn about the monks’ daily rituals before finishing with a photo stop to capture Krakow at sunset.


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Meet your guide in central Krakow and collect your bike. Put on your safety helmet and start your tour, riding at a relaxed pace throughout.
Pass the former home of late Pope John Paul II and head out of Krakow alongside the Vistula River. On route, stop at a kayak slalom course. If its in use, you'll see the athletes training on the river.
Refuel with snacks (own expense) at a riverside cafe, and cycle up to Tyniec Abbey, a Benedictine retreat above the Vistula that is Polands oldest working monastery. Head inside to explore the museum and church, and learn about the monks daily lives. Browse the shop and perhaps buy some products (own expense) that have been made by the monks.
Continue through farming villages and peaceful Wolski Forest and, after inspecting a ruined hillside fortress, descend back to Krakow.
Finish at an old quarry now a lake ringed by cliffs where John Paul II worked during Polands Nazi occupation. Capture the sunset views of Krakow from the clifftops and then finish your tour in the city.

Inclusions for Polish Countryside And Tyniec Abbey Bike Tour From Krakow

  • Professional guide
  • Use of trek bike and helmet
  • Entrance free to Tyniec Abbey

Exclusions for Polish Countryside And Tyniec Abbey Bike Tour From Krakow

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Please note: This relaxed bike tour covers a distance of approximately 15 miles (24 km) and is suitable for riders with a moderate level of fitness.

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No bare shoulders are allowed in the monastery

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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8 Traveler Reviews

  • The countryside tour was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Krakow. A great way to get out of the hustle and bustle of the Old Town and experience a taste of the countryside. Arriving at the monastery near sun set also provided the most beautiful light for photos. We now feel like we can now venture out on our own on bikes and explore the further away places...just follow the paths!!
    The tour guide was really helpful and provided relevant historical information of the areas we visited in a relaxed manner.

  • Loved loved loved this tour. A true change of pace with beautiful scenery, a well-paced ride, and a great guide who was patient with my creative mediocre skills and very good about explaining the next section of the path so that I was never caught off guard by a sudden turn or change of pitch. Would do it again in a heartbeat. Thanks, Mike!

  • The biking was enjoyable and primarily on designated bike paths. We stopped a few times and the Abby was worth seeing. The leader was very good and didn't interject needless stories and chatter as some tour leaders do.

  • Our bike tour with Mike was incredible. Loved the scenery, stories, and history. This combined many of our favorite things to do and added a great memory to our vacation. Cruising Kracow is a great company to tour with and I would use them again! Thank you Mike.

  • What a great tour! Enjoyed every minute of it. Beautiful!

  • Nice tour, very friendly guide!

  • After 4 nights in Krakow we were looking for something a little different to fill our last day as we had a late flight home. The trip turned out to be much more than just a filler, almost the highlight of the holiday.
    Our guide was great, professional but fun. Bikes were good quality and the route along the river out of town towards the Abbey was picturesque and easy going. Coming back slightly harder, just a couple of hills but worth it to do a circular and see parts of modern Krakow that generally the average visitor to Krakow wouldn't see.

  • it was a great ride and worked out really well with a very small group.

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